Joseph Maurice Pitre

1877 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1961 Thibodaux, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (2nd child of Victorin Pitre/Marie Phelonise Molaison); all known surname descendants:

               8          Joseph Maurice Pitre  b: 7 January 1877  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 July 1961  Lafourche, LA

                                 +Josephine Lirette  b: 16 October 1875  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 21 October 1897  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Guillaume/Amelia Ledet]; d: 23 August 1952  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9          Joseph Clarence Pitre  b: 30 July 1898  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 June 1981  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Ella Martin  b: 31 March 1903; m: 7 February 1921  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Theodule/Elicia Foret]; d: 27 February 1978  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Clarence Pitre:

                                         +Odette Traigle (Prejeant)  b: 1 May 1909  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Pierre/Emily Keller]; d: 14 March 1999  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9          Mable Pitre  b: 4 June 1901  Lafourche Crossing, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 September 1991  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Orelie J. Dugruise  b: 27 February 1895  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1920; d: 1 March 1969  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Husband of Mabel Pitre:

                                         + John Bourg

                                        


Notes for Joseph Maurice Pitre:

Census

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Victorin Pitre 46 (day laborer), wife of 26 years Marie 46; 4 of 5 children still living, Morris 22, Wallace 16, Annette 8.

 

- 1910 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Maurice Pitre 33 (swamper), wife of 12 years Josephine 34, Clarence 11, Mabel 8.


- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Maurice Pitre 40 (farm laborer), wife Josephine 40, Clarence 16.


- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Maris J. Pitre 52, wife Josephine 53.

 

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Morris Pitre 64, wife Josephine 64  [Hwy 29, outside Thibodaux]

 

- 1950 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA:  Morris Pitre 74, wife Josephine L. 75.


WWI registration record:  Maurice Francois Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 4 Jan 1877; Mrs. Josephine Lirette Pitre; medium height, medium build, brown eyes & black hair.

 

Tombstone inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Morris Pitre / 1877 - 1961 / Mrs. / Josephine L. Pitre / 1875 - 1952 // Clarence J. Pitre / born July 30, 1899 / died June 10, 1981 / R.I.P. /// Ella Martin Pitre / March 31, 1903 - Feb. 27, 1978 / age 74 yrs. / Elma P. (Me-Me) Champagne / April 19, 1922 - Feb. 17, 1992 / age 69 yrs.


WWI registration record (son):

Joseph Clarence Pitre:  Clarence Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 30 Jul 1899; Maurice Pitre; medium height, medium build; black eyes & black hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Clarence Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Thursday, 11 June 1981:  Clarence (Caloon) Pitre, 81, died 1 p.m. on Wednesday.  Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at Landry Funeral Home, Thibodaux, resuming 8 a.m. Friday and continuing until funeral time.  The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with religious services following at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral.  Burial will be at the church cemetery.  Survivors include his wife, Odette Traigle Prejeant Pitre; two step sons, Roland and Linsly Prejeant; one daughter, Mrs. Elma Pitre Champagne; one step daughter, Elsie Prejean; one sister, Mabel P. Bourg; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.  Landry Funeral Home of Thibodaux is handling arrangements.

 

Mable Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), September 1991:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Genevieve Catholic Church in Thibodaux for Mable Pitre Dugruise Bourg, 90, a native of Lafourche Crossing and resident of Thibodaux who died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday (7th).  Visitation will be from 5:30-10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Tuesday at Thibodaux Funeral Home.  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.  She was the wife of John Bourg; mother of O.J. and Hensley Dugruise, Isabelle Vicknair and Veralbine Martinez.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirdel Dugruise; parents, Josephine Lirette and Morris Pitre; a brother, Clarence Pitre; and one grandchild.  Thibodaux Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Orelie J. Dugruise Sr. / Feb. 27, 1895 - Mar. 1, 1969 / Mable P. Bourg / June 4, 1901 - Sept. 7, 1991

 

 

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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).

 

Last updated:  26 August 2022.