Joseph Michel Pitre

1842 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1914 Houma, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (4th child of Lucien Simeon Pitre/Marie Josephine Helene Babin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Joseph Michel Pitre  b: 19 March 1842  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 January 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                +Marie Emelie Hebert  b: January 1847  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 25 January 1864  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Augustin Justin/Azelie Marie Bergeron]; d: 24 March 1923

                         8          Amanda Arcelie Pitre  b: 23 October 1864  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1880

                         8          Marie Arselie Pitre  b: 8 April 1867  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 7 November 1958  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Desire Leondre Edgar Crochet  b: 21 August 1862  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 31 March 1888  Chacahoula, Terrebonne, LA [Julien Romain/Mary Rebecca Cooper]; d: 30 April 1938  Houma, Terrebonne, LA     

                         8          Joseph Alidor Pitre  b: 21 November 1869  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 30 April 1945  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Amelia Babin  b: 25 October 1873  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 1 February 1892  St. Francois de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Etienne Euselien/Odelia Broussard]; d: 6 March 1965  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Eve Alida Pitre  b: 25 August 1872  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 November 1899   Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +William Bergeron  b: February 1870  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; m: 24 October 1892  St. Francois de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Urbain/Evalina ----]; d: Aft. 1900

                         8          Marie Artilila Pitre  b: 28 January 1879  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 June 1948  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Laurent Clovis Bergeron  b: 11 November 1876  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; m: 5 June 1897  St. Francois de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Urbain/Evalina ----]; d: 30 December 1938  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

 

 

Notes for Joseph Michel Pitre:

Census

- 1870 Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Joseph Pete 28 (farm laborer), Emeline 23, Anna 6, Arselie 4, Aledore 2.

 

- 1880 Terrebonne, LA:  Joseph Pitre 40 (farm laborer), wife Mele 30, Amanda 15, Marcelie 13, Alede 10, Aleda 7, Artelia 11 months.

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Joseph Pitre 60 (farmer), wife of 35 years Emily 55 (4 of 5 children still living); widowed son-in-law Willy Bergeron 27 (carpenter), with his children Lillian 7, Calvin 5, Mabel 7 months; boarder Elvire Watkins 16.

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Joe Pitre 68, wife of 44 years Emily 64; grandchildren Calvin Bergeron 15 (meat salesman)& Mabel Bergeron 10.

 

Civil War records:  Joseph Michel Pitre:  Private, Co. K, 26th Louisiana Infantry; enlisted 19 April 1862 in Terrebonne (residence Houma); Captured 4 July 1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi; paroled 7 July 1863 Vicksburg, MS by Gen. Grant; complexion light, hair black, 5'8", age 23, eyes black.

 

Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Joseph Pitre / Co. K / 26 LA INF / C.S.A.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Arselie Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA):  On Friday, November 7, 1958, at 5 o'clock a.m., Arcelie Pitre, wife of the late Ezra L. Crochet; mother of Alvin Crochet; survived by 14 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 18 great-great-grandchildren; aged 91 years; a native of Houma, La., and a resident of New Orleans, La., for the past 12 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral from the home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Inc., 4127 South Claiborne avenue (parking entrance on Milan street), on Saturday morning, November 8, 1958, at 7 o'clock.  Services at St. Matthew's Episcopal church, Houma, La., at 3 o'clock p. m.  Remains will be taken to the Chauvin funeral home, Houma, La.  Interment in St. Francis de Sales cemetery.

Online photo:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/29866022/person/12219091579

 

Joseph Alidor Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  Zenon V. Roussell / 1887 - 1931 / Alidore J. Pitre / 1871 - 1945 / Amelia Babin Pitre / 1873 - 1965

 

Marie Artilia Pitre:  Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma, LA:  Laurent Clovis Bergeron / 11 Nov 1876 - 30 Dec 1938 / Artillia Marie Pitre Bergeron / 28 Jan 1879 - 6 Jun 1948 / Unson Joseph Bergeron / 22 Mar 1911 - 19 Mar 1967

 

 

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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

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

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

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

 

Last updated:  8 July 2021.