Jean Marcel Pitre

1869 Montegut, Louisiana 1961 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Marcellus Lucien Pitre/Marie Clemence Guidry); all known surname descendants:

               8          Jean Marcel Pitre  b: 14 January 1869  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 October 1961  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                 +Camelia Detiveau  b: 28 April 1868  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: 6 September 1890  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Henry D'Etiveau/Azelia Brunet]; d: 15 May 1946  Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Joseph Marius Pitre  b: 14 June 1891  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 January 1973  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Elvire 'Daisy' Pellegrin  b: 22 November 1894  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: 12 April 1915  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Prospere/Louise Dulot]; d: 7 February 1982  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Marie Cecile Pitre  b: 24 February 1893  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 17 May 1977  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Warner Phillip Ellender  b: 6 November 1890  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 19 February 1912  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA [William/Julia Elizabeth Leblanc]; d: 25 January 1954  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Joseph Bernard Pitre  b: 17 April 1896  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 3 April 1935  New Orleans, LA

                                         +Anicia Marguerite Hebert  b: 10 July 1900  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 3 December 1917  St. Eloi, Theriot, Terrebonne, LA [Chleophas/Clementine Trosclair]; d: 5 February 1982  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Paul Laurent Pitre  b: 15 March 1898  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 10 December 1943  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Ollie Rita Marcel  b: 12 February 1906  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 15 August 1927  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Felicien/Josephine Lapeyrouse]; d: 8 March 1984  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                           9          Marie Alerie Pitre  b: 7 July 1903  Theriot Church, Lafouche, LA; d: 30 April 1981  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Jean Baptiste Theophile Pellegrin  b: 27 March 1897; m: 25 June 1921  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Igunet/Virginie Desroches]; d: 16 July 1970

                                        *2nd Husband of Marie Alerie Pitre:

                                         +Robert A. Williams    d: Aft. April 1981

                           9          Maggie Pitre  b: 26 March 1906  Terrebonne, LA; d: Bef. January 1973

                                         +Alec Gautreaux  b: Abt. 1905; m: 17 September 1931  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Arthur/Cecilia Bourg]

                           9          Rose Pitre  b: 21 March 1908  Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 August 1985  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Harris Nicklos Lecompte  b: 5 May 1907  Little Caillou, Terrebonne, LA; m: 10 November 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Nicholas/Elodie Chauvin]; d: 14 July 1988  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Jean Marcel Pitre:


- 1900 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Marcell Pitre 31 (farm laborer), wife of 10 years Clemelia 32, Marius 9, Cecile 7, Bernard 4, Laurence 2.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Marcel Pitre 42 (coast fisherman), wife of 20 years Clemelia 43, Marius 18 (odd job laborer), Cecile 17, Bernard 14, Lawrence 11 (coast fisherman), Alerie 6, Maggie 4, Rose 21 months.

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Marcel Pitre 50 (coast trapper), wife Clamelia 50, Lawrence 22 (boat laborer), Alexine 16, Maggie 14, Rosie 11.


- 1930


- 1940 Connely, Terrebonne, LA:  Widower Clemense Pitre 73 [$900 house value], daughter Rose Lecompte 30, husband Oris 32, Mary 3, William 2, Patrick 1.  [Pitre Lane]


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 22 October 1961 - On Friday, Oct. 20, 1961, at 1:20 o'clock p.m., Marcel John Pitre, father of Marius and Peter Pitre of Houma, La., Mrs. Theophile Pellegrin of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Warner Ellender of Bourg, La., Mrs. Harris Lecompte of Houma, La., and the late Bernard and Lawrence Pitre and Mrs. Alex Gautreaux.  Age 92 years.  Also survived by 96 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Sunday, Oct. 22, 1961 at 2 o'clock p.m.  Interment in Magnolia cemetery, Houma, La.


Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Marcel / John Pitre / Jan. 14, 1869 / Oct. 20, 1961 / age 92 // Paul / Lawrence Pitre / Mar. 15, 1898 / Dec. 10, 1943


WWI registration records (sons):

Joseph Marius Pitre:  Marius Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 14 Jun 1891 (Bourg, LA); wife; tall height, slender build; blue eyes & brown hair; ruptured.
Joseph Bernard Pitre:  Bernard Joseph Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 17 Mar 1896 (Bourg); mother & father; tall height, slender build; black eyes & black hair.

Paul Laurent Pitre:  Laurence Paul Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 15 Mar 1898; Mrs. Marsel Pitre; medium height, medium build; black eyes & brown hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Marius Pitre:  Pitre Rites Incomplete - Marigus Joseph Pitre of 835 Sandi St., died Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 1 a.m. at the age of 81.  He was the spouse of Mrs. Elvire (Daisy) Pellegrin Pitre and father of Ories and Morris Pitre, both of Houma, Reynold Pitre of Chauvin and Acklund Pitre of Jackson, Mrs. Claude (Mae) Boudreaux and Mrs. Roy (Daisy) Cunningham, both of Houma, and the late Mrs. Allen Duplantis.  He was the half-brother of Peter Freeman of Gonzales and brother of the late Bernard and Lawrence Pitre, Mrs. Warner Ellender of Bourg, Mrs. Alerie Williams and Mrs. Harris LeCompte, both of Houma and the late Mrs. Alex Gautreaux.  He is also survived by 29 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.  Services remain incomplete, but services will be conducted from Holy Rosary Catholic Church here, with burial rites to follow in the church cemetery.  Chauvin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Marius J. Pitre / June 14, 1891 / Jan. 2, 1973  //  Daisy / Elvire P. Pitre / Nov. 2, 1894 / Feb. 7, 1982


Marie Alerie Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Friday, 1 May 1981:  Alerie Pitre Williams, 77, died 7 a.m. Thursday.  Visitation will be from 8 a.m. today until funeral time at Chauvin Funeral home.  The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic church, with burial following at the church cemetery.  Survivors include her husband, Robert A. Williams; three sons, Joseph Pellegrin Sr. of New Orleans, Joseph Junior Pellegrin of Houma, and Marcel A. Pellegrin of Bayou Blue; one daughter, Mrs. Marie Azelia Bourg of Houma; one sister, Mrs. Harris LeCompte of Houma; nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Camellia Detiveaux and Marcel Pitre.  Chauvin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Rose Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Terrebonne Memorial Park, Houma, LA:  Rose Pitre LeCompte / age 77 / born Mar. 21, 1908 - died Aug. 15, 1985 / Harris N. LeCompte / May 5, 1907 - July 14, 1988


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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- South Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Lafourche-Terrebonne Parishes  (Rev. Hebert)

- Some Louisiana deaths in RED taken from obituaries or the Louisiana Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).

- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


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