Joseph Simon Pitre

1892 Thibodaux, Louisiana – 1960 Houma, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Francois Seraphin Pitre/Phelonise Marie Dubois); all known surname descendants:

                8          Joseph Simon Pitre  b: 15 February 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 December 1960  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                    +Nettie Lecompte  b: 15 January 1903  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 28 November 1929  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Freeman Joseph/Julianne Eve Bergeron]; d: June 1979  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                              9           Margaret Lena Pitre  b: 7 October 1931  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 March 2016  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                             +J. C. Paul Griffin  b: 16 March 1938  Cocodrie, Terrebonne, LA; m: 5 February 1956  Terrebonne, LA [Columbus Joseph/Odessa Trosclair]; d: 14 October 2006  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                              9           Ella Mae Pitre  b: 13 February 1939  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 10 April 2018  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                             +Charles Rogers  b: 9 April 1937; m: 8 July 1956  Terrebonne, LA [Kirby Louis/June Shirley Vedros]; d: 20 May 2018  Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Joseph Simon Pitre:


- 1930


- 1940 Gibson, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Simon Pitre 46 farmer/FSA, wife Nettie 35, Lena 8, May E. 1.


- 1940 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Simon J. Pitre 56 laborer/State Hwy. Dept., wife Nettie L. 46, Marguerite L. 18, Ella M. 10.


- 1950 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Simon J. Pitre 56 laborer/State Hwy. Dept., wife Nettie L. 46, Marguerite L. 18, Ella M. 10.


WWI registration records:  Simon Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 15 Mar 1892 (near Schreiver, LA); mother; tall height, slender build; blue eyes & dark hair.

WWII records:  Joseph Simon Pitre, res. 1023 Barrow St., Houma; b. 15 Feb 1894 Terrebonne, LA; contact Mrs. Jos. Pitre (same address); employed by Terrebonne Parish; 6', 155 lbs., hazel eyes & black hair, sallow complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Houma, LA.

Obituaries for the children:

Margaret Lena Pitre:  Houma Daily Comet (LA), Tuesday, 22 March 2016:  Margaret Pitre Griffin, 84, a native and resident of Houma, died on Sunday, March 20, 2016.  Visitation will be held from 5 PM until 9 PM on Wednesday and from 8 AM until service time on Thursday at Falgout Funeral Home.  Services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday at the funeral home, with burial to follow at St. Francis de Sales cemetery II.  Margaret is survived by her daughter, Lisa Takewell and husband, Doug; sister, Ella Mae Rogers; daughter-in-law, Bambi LeBoeuf; grandchildren, Courtney and Ryan Hutcherson, Molly Griffin and fiancé, Anthony Cunningham, Emily Griffin, Amanda Ketcher, Jessica Roberts and husband Richard, and Jared Takewell; and three great-grandchildren.  Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Griffin; son, Chris Griffin; parents, Simon and Nettie Pitre; son-in-law, Rodney Hutcherson; and great-grandchild, Trevor Labit.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to defray funeral expenses.


Ella Mae Pitre:   Ella Mae Rogers, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Terrebonne General Medical Center.  She was a longtime resident of Houma.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation in the Magnolia Chapel at Chauvin Funeral Home on Saturday, April 14, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m. until the Liturgy of the Word at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Cemetery.  Ella was survived by her husband of sixty years, Charles Rogers, Sr.; sons, Charles Rogers, Jr. and wife Hazel, Timmy P. Rogers; she is also survived by numerous extended family.  Ella is preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Nettie Pitre; sister, Margaret Pitre Griffin.  Ella was a loving wife and mother.  She was a beautiful lady that was loving and caring, above all, she loved and served her Lord and Savior.  She was also faithful to the Blessed Mother and said the Rosary daily.  Chauvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rogers family.  Published online by Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, Louisiana.



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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).


Last updated:  27 August 2022.