Joseph Pitre

1886 Lafourche, Louisiana 1931 Cut Off, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Joseph Adolphe Pitre/Adeline Aimee Molaison); all known surname descendants:

               9     Joseph Pitre  b: 4 October 1885  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 June 1931  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                  +Helena Hebert  b: 14 November 1887  Lafourche, LA; m: 31 August 1907  Lafourche, LA [Allen Joseph/Marie Adeline Tabor]; d: 19 June 1978  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Allen Joseph Pitre  b: 16 August 1908  St. James, LA; d: 13 February 1967  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Lucille Edna Guillot  b: 3 August 1913  New Orleans, Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1930; d: 4 March 1985  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Amy Pitre  b: 29 January 1910  Des Allemands, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 January 1973  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Henry Joseph Bouvier  b: 14 March 1911  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 28 December 1933 [Henry Joseph/Lorenza Marie Pierce]; d: 21 March 1963  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Mary Angelle Pitre  b: 6 September 1912  Lafourche, LA; d: 7 December 1997  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Albert Joseph Guillot  b: 21 March 1906  Labadieville, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1930; d: 2 April 1971  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Virginia Marie Pitre  b: 14 October 1914  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 December 1993  Ville Platte, Evangeline, LA

                                          +Etienne Kraemer  b: 1914  Chackbay, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1935 [Etienne/Margaret Marie Nicoles]; d: 3 June 1967  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                        *2nd Husband of Virginia Marie Pitre:

                                          +Ambrose 'Jack' Gaudet  b: 3 December 1898  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Francois Leon/Louise Leocadie Donnaud]; d: 9 March 1972  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Adolphe A. Pitre  b: 24 July 1917  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 November 1984  Cut  Off, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Anna Angeline Dubois  b: 1917; m: Aft. 1950 [Etienne/Cecile Plaisance]; d: 7 April 1973  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Robin J. Pitre  b: 2 October 1919  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 July 1987  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10        Joseph Christopher Pitre  b: 7 December 1928  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 December 2003  Thibodeaux, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Doris Marie Delaune  b: 1 August 1932  Valentine, LA; m: Abt. 1949[Elson/Blanche Griffin]; d: 6 October 1982  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                       *2nd Wife of Joseph Pitre:

                                          +Melodia Tabor (Hebert)  b: 6 November 1929  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Edward/Elodia Sanchez]; d: 28 January 2009  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Joseph Pitre:


- 1910


- 1920


- 1930 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Joe Pitre 46 (farm laborer), wife Leana 44, Anna 20, Virginia 15, Adolph 13, Rubin 11, Joseph 1 year 7 months.

- 1940 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mrs. Joe Pitre 48 [$220 house value], Adolph 22 operator/drag line, Robun 20 laborer/farm, Joseph 11.  [Covelly Farms]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Robin J. Pitre 30 farm hand/farm, widowed mother Eleanor M. 64, brother Adolf A. 33 farm hand/farm.

WWI registration records:  Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 4 Oct 1886; Helena Hebert Pitre (wife); tall height, slender build; brown eyes & brown hair; missing finger on right hand.

Obituaries for the children:

Allen Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune, 15 February 1967:  At. St. Anne's Hospital, Raceland, Louisiana, on Monday, February 13, 1963, at 10:10 o'clock p.m., Allen J. Pitre, beloved husband of Lucille Edna Guillot, father of Allen J. Jr., Clifton A., Harold J. and Gerald J. Pitre, brother of Adolph, Robin and Joseph Pitre, Mrs. Amy Bouvier, Mrs. Mary Guillot, Mrs. Virginia Karemer, son of Eleonora Hebert and the late Joseph Pitre.  Survived by 13 grandchildren, age 58 years, a native of St. James Parish and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana for the past 20 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Galliano, Louisiana, on Wednesday, February 15, 1967, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, Louisiana, at 10 a.m.  Interment Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Galliano, Louisiana, in charge.


Amy Pitre:  Times Picayune, Monday, 22 January 1973:  Amy P. Bouvier, at Larose, La., on Sunday, January 21, 1973, at 3:05 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of the late Henry Bouvier Jr.; mother of Irwin Franklin Bouvier and Mrs. Warren LeBouef; sister of Joseph, Robin and Adolph Pitre and Mrs. Jack Gaudet, Mrs. Albert Guillot Sr. and the late Allen Pitre, also survived by 6 grandchildren, a native of Des Allemands, La., and a resident of Larose, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 315 of Galliano, La., are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the VFW Community Center, Larose, La., on Tuesday, January 23, 1973, at 10:15 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Larose, La., at 10:30 a.m.  Interment in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Larose, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Raceland, La. in charge.  Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Church Cemetery, Larose:  Amy P. Bouvier / born Jan. 29, 1910 / died Jan. 21, 1973  //  Henry J. Bouvier Jr. / March 14, 1911 - March 21, 1963 / Theophile Bouvier / April 12, 1839 - July 13, 1923


Mary Angelle Pitre:  Houma Courier, December 1997:  Mary A. Guillot, 85, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Cut Off, died at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, 1997.  Visitation was scheduled from 10 a.m. to funeral time today at Samart Funeral Home in Cut Off.  Mass was scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off, with burial in the church cemetery.  She is survived by one son, Albert Guillot Jr.; one daughter, Diane Vegas; one brother, Joseph Pitre; four grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Guillot Sr.; her parents, Joseph and Helena Hebert Pitre; two sons, Joseph and John Guillot; three brothers, Adolph, Robin and Allen Pitre; two sisters, Virginia Kraemer and Amy Bouvier; and one grandson, Lonnie Guillot.


Virginia Marie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Virginia Pitre Gaudet, 78, a native of Chackbay and resident of Ville Platte, who died at 12:05 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 (1993).  Burial was in the church cemetery.  She was the mother of Dean and Joseph Kraemer, Essie Delaune, Theresa Molaison, Laura Bruce and Catherine Verdin; sister of Joseph Pitre and Mary Guillet.  She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband by first marriage, Etienne Kraemer; her husband by second marriage, Jack Gaudet; parents, Joe and Lena Hebert Pitre; two sons, Winston and Rubin Kraemer; three brothers, Adolph, Rubin and Alan Pitre; and a sister, Amy Bouvier.  Falgout Funeral Home of Houma was in charge of the arrangements.


Adolphe Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 5 November 1984:  Religious services had been scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Larose, for Adolph Pitre, 67, a native of Thibodaux and a resident of Cut Off who died Friday at 9:35 p.m.  Interment was to be in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of the late Anna Dubois Pitre: stepfather of Elvin, Lester and Louise Delatte, Clifford and Norris Thibodaux and the late Maurice Thibodaux; and brother of Rubin and Joseph Pitre, Mary Guillot and Virginia Kramer also the late Allen Pitre Sr., and Amy Bouvier.  He is also survived by 25 step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, is in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Holy Rosary Cemetery, Larose:  Adolph Pitre / July 25, 1917 / Nov 2, 1984


Robin Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Funeral services were scheduled at 10 a.m. today at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Larose for Robin Pitre, 67, a native and resident of Cut Off, who died Sunday (12 July 1987) at 11:10 p.m.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  He was the brother of Mary Guillot, Virginia Danos and Joseph Pitre.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pitre, brothers, Allen and Adolphs Pitre; and sister, Amay Bouvier.  Arrangements were by Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano.


Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  Joseph "Joe" Pitre, 74, a native and resident of Thibodaux, died at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 25, 2003.  Visitation will be from 5 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Thibodaux Funeral Home.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel, with burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in Thibodaux.  He is survived by his wife, Melodia H. Pitre; sons, Joseph J., Tilman, Jimmy, Davis, Jeffery and Timmy Pitre; stepsons, Shyen, Brian, Wayne and Timothy Hebert; stepdaughters, Caroline Ordoyne, Kathy Hebert and Patty Ledet; 14 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Delaune Pitre; parents, Joseph and Helena Hebert Pitre; daughters, Judy Pitre and Jane Bynum; three brothers; and three sisters.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Doris Marie Pitre / born Aug. 1, 1932 - died Oct/ 6, 1982 / Joseph C. Pitre / born Dec. 7, 1929 - / Davis Pitre / Aug. 22, 1956 - Jan. 29, 2010


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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.


Last updated:  17 June 2022.