John Wilson Pitre

1885 Houma, Louisiana 1946 Jackson, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (4th child of Jean Pitre/Camilla Darce); all known surname descendants:

                 8          John Wilson Pitre  b: 28 January 1885  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 29 July 1946  Jackson, East Feliciana, LA

                                 +Eunice Leblanc  b: Abt. 1896  Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1911 [Charles/Mary Thibodeaux]; d: 29 July 1943  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        9                Ouida Pitre  b: 26 September 1912  Terrebonne, LA; d: 2 June 1984  New Orleans, LA

                                             +Rufus P. Trahan  b: 22 March 1905; m: Abt. 1928; d: 11 June 1989  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                        9                Allen Pitre  b: 1917  Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 October 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        9                Gary A. Pitre  b: Abt. 1931; d: Aft. June 1984  Puyallup, Pierce, WA



Notes for John Wilson Pitre:


- 1920 Daigleville, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Wilson Pitre 34 (oyster packery/laborer), wife Eunise 28, Ouida 7.


- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Wilson Pitre 43, wife Eunice 37, grandson Rene Trahan 1 year 8 months.


- 1940 Little Bayou Black Road, Terrebonne, LA:  Wilson J. Pitre 55 laborer/plantation, wife Eunice M. 46, Gary A. 8.


WWI registration records:  Wilson Johnny Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 28 Jan 1885; Eunice Leblanc Pitre; medium height, medium build; blue eyes & blond hair.

WWII Records:  John Wilson Pitre, res. Southdown Plantation, Houma, LA; b. 28 Jan 1885 Houma, LA; contact Mrs. Wilson Pitre; 5' 7 1/2", 130 lbs., blue eyes & gray hair, ruddy complxion; 25 Apr 1942 Houma, LA.


Obituaries for the children:

Ouida Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 4 June 1984:  Ouida J. Trahan on Saturday, June 2, 1984 at 9:45 p.m., beloved wife of Rufus P. Trahan, mother of Reno F. Trahan of Memphis, Tenn. and Betty J. Thompson of Metairie, sister of Gary A. Pitre of Puyallup, Wash., and the late Allen Pitre, daughter of the late Wilson and Eunice Pitre, also survived by 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of B.P.O. Elks, Harahan Lions Club and employees of L.A.T.T. Co. Railroad, are invited to attend the funeral from the Metairie Chapel of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie on Tuesday, June 5, 1984 at 9:00 a.m.  Interment in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery, Houma, LA with graveside services at 11:00 a.m.  Friends may call on Monday, June 4, 1984 after 7:00 p.m. until 11 p.m.




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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:  7 July 2021.