Joseph Pitre

1845 Lafourche, LA 1921 Lafourche, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (8th child of Louis Auguste Pitre/Marie Clotilde Lefort); all known surname descendants:

              7      Joseph Pitre  b: October 1845  Cheniere Caminada, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 December 1921  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                               + Hortense Marie Landry  b: 21 February 1845  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1869  Lafourche, LA [Leon Raphael/Clemence Regaud]; d: 23 January 1931  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Eugene Alcide Pitre  b: 18 August 1871  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 May 1950  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                        + Josephine Augustine Lefort b: 17 July 1871  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; m: 24 June 1893  Jefferson, LA [Ernest/Adrienne Plessala]; d: 1 September 1944  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                         8           Leonce Joseph Pitre  b: 28 December 1873  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 March 1955  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Philomene Julie Bruce  b: 13 December 1875  Lafourche, LA; m: 1 June 1901  New Orleans, LA [Jean Isidore/Delphine Philomene Pitre]; d: 21 December 1937  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Louis Ephemo Pitre  b: 19 September 1876  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 May 1944  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Marie Hortense Serigny  b: Abt. 1875  Lafourche, LA; m: 20 January 1906  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Gregoire/Jeanne Mars]; d: 24 October 1950  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Ernest Adrien Pitre  b: 7 November 1879  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 May 1970  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Leonise Marie Vizier  b: Abt. 1884  Caminadaville, Lafourche, LA; m: 13 August 1904  Lafourche, LA [Silas Joseph/Caroline Marie Trahan]; d: Bef. 1910  Lafourche, LA   

                         8           Marie Alzare Pitre  b: 16 February 1882  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 August 1969  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Thomas Joseph Esponge  b: 8 May 1881; m: 25 July 1908  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 October 1971  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Noamie Pitre  b: 9 October 1886  Lafourche, LA; d: 23 May 1931  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                        +Etienne Maxime Lefort  b: 2 September 1882  Lafourche, LA; m: 26 July 1902  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Julien Noel/Jeanne Ida Jambon]; d: 5 August 1945  Leeville, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Euphemie Hortense Pitre  b: 12 November 1887  Cheniere, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 October 1963  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Daize Laurent Cheramie  b: 10 December 1888  Cheniere, Lafourche, LA; m: 6 July 1907  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Rudolphe Jean Baptiste/Alexina Marie D'Hue]; d: 30 October 1990  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

 

 

Notes for Joseph Pitre:

Census

- 1870 Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, Louisiana:  Jose. B. (Italy) 28 fisherman, wife Hartance 29 (Italy)  [There are 4 families next door to one another which appear to be Pitre families based on names/ages, location, however the parents are usually listed as b. Italy, and no proper surname is provided only the initial B.]

 

- 1880 Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA:  Joseph Pitre 35 (fisherman), wife Hortense 34, Eugene 9, Leonce 7, Lewis 4, Ernest 7 months.

 

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Joseph Peet 54 (fisherman), wife of 30 years Ortance 54 (7 of 7 children still living), Leonce 26 (fisherman), Louis 22 (fisherman), Ernest 19 (fisherman), Alzine 18, Noemie 13, Euphemie 11.

 

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Joseph Petre 68, wife of 40 years Ortance 64 (7 of 8 children still living), Ernest 30.

 

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Widower Avarest Pitre 40 (working out), parents Joe Pitre 75 & Artemise Pitre 73.

 

- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Widower Ernest Pitre 50, widowed mother Aurtance Pitre 84.

 

Tombstone Inscriptions, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow:  Ernest A. Pitre / born Nov. 7, 1879 - died May 2, 1970 / Joseph Pitre / born 1844 - died Nov. 10, 1921 / Hortense L. Pitre / born Feb. 21, 1845 - died Jan. 23, 1931

 

Obituaries for the children:

Eugene Alcide Pitre:  Times Picayune, 8 May 1950 - On Sunday, May 7, 1950, at 4:20 o'clock p.m., Eugene Alcide Pitre, husband of the late Josephine Le Fort, father of Mrs. A. Robert, Joseph F. and Ernest T. Pitre, also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, brother of Mrs. Daize Cheramie, Mrs. Thomas Esponge, Leonce and Ernest Pitre and the late Louis Pitre and Mrs. Mac Le Fort; aged 78 years 6 months 19 days; a native of Cheniere Caminada, La.; and a resident of 376 Avenue A, Westwego, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also the employees of the North American Trading and Import Company, Pubbicker Alcohol Company, are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Monday, May 8, 1950, at 2 o'clock p.m., from the funeral home of William Betz's Sons, 327 Sala avenue.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor church.  Interment in Westwego cemetery.

 

Leonce Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune, 23 March 1955 - At New Orleans, La., on Monday, March 21, 1955, at 11:20 o'clock a.m., Leonce Pitre, beloved husband of the late Julie Bruce, father of Mrs. Justy Collins, Mrs. Vincent Lyner, Mrs. Bregure Cheramie Jr., and the late Camilia Champagne; aged 81 years; a native and a resident of Golden Meadow, La.; survived by 20 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Wednesday, March 23, 1955, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Services in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La. in charge.

Tombstone Inscriptions, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow:  Camelia P. Champagne / born 8-27-1905 - died 9-24-1925 / Molly Cheramie / born 8-19-1932 - died 3-5-1935 / Julie B. Pitre / born 12-13-1875 - died 12-21-1937 / Leonce Pitre / born 12-28-1874 - died 3-21-1955 / Ruth C. LyBarger / born 9-30-1925 - died 1-28-1983

 

Louis Ephemo Pitre:  Times Picayune, 11 May 1944 - At residence, on Wednesday, May 10 1944, at 7 o'clock a.m., Louis Pitre, beloved husband of Ortane Girgoir and father of Louis Jr., Nomie, Ophelia Pitre; aged 68 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Golden Meadow, La., on Thursday, May 11, 1944, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery, Golden Meadow:  Louis Pitre Sr. / 1876 - 1944 / Naomie P. Celesse / born July 26, 1908 - died June 7, 1990

 

Ernest Adrien Pitre:  Times Picayune, 3 May 1970:  Ernest A. Pitre, at Galliano, La., on Friday, May 1, 1970, at 10:40 o'clock p.m., beloved husband of the late Leomaire Vizier; father of the late Anita Pitre; brother of the late Eugene, Leonce, and Louis Pitre, Mrs. Thomas Esponge, Mrs. Maxmilien Lefort and Mrs. Daize Cheramie; son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pitre; age 90 years; a native of Cheniere Caminada and a resident of Galiano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Home, Galiano, La., on Monday, May 4, 1970, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, La., at 10 a.m.  Interment in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Cemetery, Golden Meadow, La.  Falgout Funeral Home, Inc., Galiano, La. in charge.

 

Marie Alzare Pitre:  Times Picayune, 3 August 1969:  Alzia Pitre Esponge, at Galiano, La., on Saturday, August 2, 1969, at 12:15 o'clock a.m.; beloved wife of Thomas Esponge; mother of Rene Esponge, Mrs. Leonce Plaisance and Mrs. Gilbert Dufrene, sister of Ernest Pitre, and the late Eugene, Leonce, and Louis Pitre and Mrs. Daize Cheramie and Mrs. Mack Lefort; daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pitre; also survived by eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; age 87 years; a native of Chenierre, La., and a resident of Galiano, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galiano, La., on Monday, August 4, 1969, at 9:45 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galiano, La., at 10:00 a.m.  Interment in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Galiano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscriptions, St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Galliano:  ESPONGE / Alzia Pitre Esponge / born Feb. 16, 1882 / died Aug. 2, 1969 / Thomas Joseph Esponge / born May 8, 1881 / died Oct. 27, 1971

 

Noamie Pitre:  Times Picayune (N.O., LA), Sunday, 24 May 1931:  Lefort - On Saturday, May 23, 1931, Noame Pitre, beloved wife of Mack Lefort, mother of Julian, Maximelien Guilenes, Anthony and Walter Lefort.  Remains were forwarded from late residence, 618 Ave. A, Westwego, La., via auto on Saturday, May 23, 1931, at 1 p.m., for Golden Meadows, La., where services will be held on Sunday, May 24, 1931, at 3 p.m.  Under directions of Lynch.

 

Euphemie Hortense Pitre:  Times Picayune, 2 October 1963 - At the St. Anne Hospital, Raceland, La., on Tuesday, October 1, 1963, at 10:30 o'clock a.m., Euphemie Pitre, beloved wife of Daize Cheramie, mother of Mrs. Victor Dantin, and Eno, Linwood and Josephine Cheramie, and the late Clarence Cheramie, sister of Mrs. Thomas Esponge and Ernest Pitre, survived by 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, age 75 years, a native of Chenier, La., and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the Ladies Altar Society and the K.C. Council 3150, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galiano, La., on Wednesday, October 2, 1963, at 10 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off:  Mother - Father / Euphemie P. Cheramie / Nov. 12, 1887 - Oct. 1, 1963 / Daize Cheramie / July 10, 1988 - Oct. 30, 1990

 

Online photo:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/213207/person/217436574

Online photo:  Noamie, Euphemie & Alzare:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/213207/person/-295384212/media/82ec2311-ec34-4a38-8af2-ef33253a0ce4?pg=32768&pgpl=pid

 

 

 

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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)

- 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).

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

 

Last updated:  12 February 2019.