Jean Simeon Pitre

1837 Lafourche, Louisiana 1913 Daigleville, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (1st child of Lucien Simeon Pitre/Marie Josephine Helene Babin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Jean Simeon Pitre  b: 7 March 1837  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 January 1913  Daigleville, Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                               +Elisa Madeleine Nield  b: 15 September 1845  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 12 August 1861  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Charles Neal/Julie Edmire Crochet]; d: 16 April 1864  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Louisiane Pitre  b: 25 October 1862  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Bernard Carriere  b: 1 August 1860  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 17 April 1880  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Dominique Jules/Pauline Marie Rodrigue]; d: 3 September 1938  Dulac, Terrebonne, LA

                                     *2nd Husband of Louisiane Marie Pitre:

                                        +Edmond Roussel  b: Abt. 1860; m: 14 October 1888  Caminadaville, Jefferson, LA

                         8          Adam William Pitre  b: 31 March 1864  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 December 1865  Houma, Terrebonne, LA


                         *2nd Wife of Jean Simeon Pitre:

                                 +Marie Louise Broussard  b: 3 February 1849  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 8 October 1866  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Joseph/Marie Louise Bouquet]; d: Aft. 1910  Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Augustine Pitre  b: 28 August 1867  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 October 1868  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Joseph Albert Pitre  b: 23 October 1870  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 14 June 1954  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Louise Shultz    m: 17 January 1910  New Orleans, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Joseph Albert Pitre:

                                        +Josephine Edna Keller (Moran)  b: Abt. 1892; m: 28 July 1925  New Orleans, LA; d: 1974

                         8          Jean Lovelace Pitre  b: 12 March 1874  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 November 1951  Orleans, LA

                                        +Mercedes Smith  b: 13 March 1885  Louisiana; m: 9 September 1901  New Orleans, LA [Robert/Victoria Buras]; d: 21 July 1978  New Orleans, Orleans, LA

                         8          Aubert 'Herbert' Lee Pitre  b: 19 January 1877  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: February 1943  Orleans, LA

                                        +Mary Octavia Babin  b: 24 October 1881  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 8 November 1898  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Sylvain/Malvina Bergeron]; d: 27 January 1956  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Nola Valerie Pitre  b: 12 December 1882  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1900

                         8          Marie Maglina Pitre  b: 1 December 1885  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 30 November 1969  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Ernest Ellis Bonvillain  b: 6 January 1881  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 25 April 1900  Lafourche, LA [Adam Desire/Emily Josephine Glynn]; d: 6 May 1960  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Jean Simeon Pitre:


- 1870 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  John Pete 26 (farm laborer), wife Louisa 21, Louisiana 2 (sic 8).


- 1880

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Simeon Pitre 67, wife of 31 years Marie Louise 51; 5 of 6 children still living, Albert 28 (day laborer), Lovelace 25 (day laborer), Hobert 23 (swamper), Nola 17, Maggie 14 & new husband Ernest Bonvillain 19 (saw mill laborer).

- 1910 Terrebonne, LA:  Simeon Pitre 71, wife of 40 years Louise M. 58


Obituary:  The Times Democrat (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 31 January 1913:  Houma, La., Jan. 30 - Simeon Pitre, an old man, was found dead in bed at his residence in Daigleville, a suburb of Houma.  He was seventy years old, and it is thought he died of apoplexy.


WWI registration records (sons): 

Jean Lovelace Pitre:  Lovelace Pitre; Orleans, LA; born 12 Mar 1874; Mercedes Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & black hair.

Aubert Lee Pitre:  Herbert Valerie Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 19 Jan 1877; wife Mary Babin Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Marie Maglina Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 1 December 1969:  Mrs. Mary Pitre Bonvillain, on Sunday, November 30, 1969, at 2:55 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Ernest E. Bonvillain, daughter of the late Mrs. Louise Broussard and Dameon Pitre, mother of Mrs. Maurice (Jack) LeBoeuf of Port Sulphur, La., Mrs. Berwick Breaux, Columbus, Irvin, Donald, Wilbert, Hayse, Paul, Ernest and Reuben Bonvillain of Houma, La., also survived by 35 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, age 83 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Monday, December 1, 1969, at 3:00 o'clock p.m., religious services at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Houma, La.  Interment the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Houma, La.  Arrangements by the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.



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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:  9 July 2021.