Jessy Wilson Pitre

1917 Cut Off, Louisiana 1990 Galliano, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (3rd child of David Chabert Pitre/2nd Wife Evelide Bernadette Bruce); all known surname descendants:

                9           Jessy Wilson Pitre  b: 13 April 1917  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 July 1990  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                     + Rosemary Adams  b: 10 February 1926  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1940; d: Aft. July 1990

                              10        Peggy Jane Pitre  b: January 1950

                                              +--- Copeland

                              10        Perry Pitre



Notes for Jessy Wilson Pitre:


- 1940 Cut Off, Lafourche, Louisiana:  David Pitre 60 fisherman/own shrimp boat [$500 house value], wife Evelia 47, Wilson 23 fisherman/shrimps, Louland 19 fisherman/shrimps, Lester 18, Vesta 16, son-in-law Joseph L. Green 36 farmer/dredging lands, wife Euna 20.


- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Wilson Pitre 30 boat operator/petroleum, wife Rose Mae 24, Peggy Jane (Jan).


WWII Records:  Jessy Wilson Pitre, res. Cut Off, LA; b. 13 Apr 1917 Cut Off, LA; mother Mrs. David C. Pitre (Cut Off, LA); 6', 135 lbs., blue eyes & blonde hair, sallow complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Cut Off, LA.


Obituary:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA):  Funeral services were at noon today at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow for Wilson Pitre, 73, a native of Cut Off and resident of Galliano, who died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday (24 July 1990).  Interment is in Hebert Cemetery in Galliano.  He was the husband of Rosemary Adams Pitre; father of Perry Pitre and Peggy Copeland and grandfather of Leslie Copeland.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home, Galliano, is in charge of arrangements.


Tombstone Inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Jessy Wilson Pitre / BM2 US Coast Guard / World War II / Apr 13, 1917 - Jul 24, 1990



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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:  11 October 2022.