Louis Prospere Pitre

1838 Lafourche, LA 1888 Lafourche, LA



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Francois Basile Pitre/Scholastique Boutary); all known surname descendants:

              7           Louis Prospere Pitre  b: 26 August 1838  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 January 1888  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                 + Marie Elise Lirette  b: 18 July 1836  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 14 October 1858  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Jean Pierre/Celeste Hebert]; d: Bet. 1871-1880

                         8           Louis Philippe Pitre  b: 4 December 1860  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 February 1937  Addis, West Baton Rouge, LA

                                        + Marie Rosa Picou  b: 25 February 1866  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 23 June 1886  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Theodule/Clotilde Hebert]; d: 31 January 1941  Addis, West Baton Rouge, LA

                         8           Auguste Joseph Pitre  b: 11 August 1864  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 May 1922  Lafourche, LA

                                        + Marie Helene Thibodaux  b: 17 August 1867  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 30 May 1900  Lafourche, LA [Jules Adrien/Marie Boutary]; d: 30 January 1951  Lafourche, LA

                         8           Julien Adam Pitre  b: 9 August 1868  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Marie Josephine Pitre  b: 16 February 1871  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 October 1945  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                        + Ernest Chaisson  b: 13 October 1864  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 20 January 1887  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Henri Octave/Marie Estelle Molaison]; d: Aft. 1930


                               *2nd Wife of Louis Prospere Pitre:

                                       +Emelie Lirette  b: 1 April 1852; m: 24 January 1880  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Jean Guillaume/Marie Adeline Ledet]; d: 16 September 1919  Delta Farm, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Louis Norbert Pitre  b: 6 October 1880  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Louis Charles Pitre  b: 26 March 1883  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 December 1937  Assumption, LA

                                        +Cecilia Emelie Roger  b: 25 December 1885  Lafourche, LA; m: 30 December 1903  Holy Saviour, Lockport, Lafourche, LA [Louis Vileor/Aureline Eschete]; d: 21 October 1931  Lafourche, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Louis Charles Pitre:

                                        +Montrova ---  b: Abt. 1886; m: Abt. 1929; d: Aft. 1930

                         8          Urbain Guillaume Pitre  b: 11 January 1885  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 January 1959  Mobile, Mobile, AL

                                        +Ursula Comeaux  b: 13 February 1907  Pierre Part, Assumption, LA; m: Abt. 1926 [Augustin/Elizabeth Landry]; d: 1 November 1999  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Octave Placide Pitre  b: 5 October 1887  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 June 1921



Notes for Louis Prospere Pitre:


- 1860 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Louis Pitre 20 (laborer), wife Marie 22.

- 1870

- 1880

- 1900

Civil War records:  Louis Pitre, Private, Co. -, Lafourche Regiment, Louisiana Militia.  Captured and paroled 27 Oct. 1862 at Labadieville, Louisiana.


WWI registration cards (sons):

Louis Charles Pitre (Charley Pitre): Lafourche, LA; born 26 Mar 1883; Cecile Rogers; medium height, medium build.

Urbain Guillaume Pitre (Urbin Guillaume Pitre): Lafourche, LA; born 12 Jan 1885; Emelie Pitre; medium height, medium build, dark eyes & black hair.

Octave Placide Pitre: Lafourche, LA; born 5 Oct 1887; wife & 4 children; medium height, medium build, dark gray eyes, & black hair, (missing end of one finger).

Obituaries for the children:

Louis Philippe Pitre:  State Times Advocate, Baton Rouge, Monday, 8 February 1937 - Louis Philip Pitre - Plaquemine, La., Feb. 8 - Burial of Louis Philip Pitre, who died Wednesday morning at his home in Addis, following a short illness of pneumonia, was conducted in Thibodaux Thursday.  Services were conducted at the Brusly Catholic church, with the funeral cortege proceeding to Thibodaux.  Mr. Pitre was a native of Thibodaux, but had resided in Addis for a number of years.  He had been engaged in the meat business but had retired several years ago.  He was 76 years of age.  He is survived by a widow and seven children.


Marie Josephine Pitre:  Times Picayune, 8 October 1945 - On Saturday, October 6, 1945, at 5:20 o'clock p.m., Josephine Pitre, beloved wife of Ernest Chaisson, mother of Mrs. Gilbert Trosclair, Mrs. Steve Prestenbach, Ernest, Octave, Louis and Nobert Chaisson, a native of Lafourche parish, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the services on Monday, October 8, 1945, at 8:45 o'clock a.m. from the Westside Funeral Home, Avenue D and Fifth street, Westwego, La.  Interment in Westwego, La.



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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)

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- Southwest Louisiana Records  (Rev. Hebert)


Last updated:  22 December 2016.