Louis Philippe Pitre

1860 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1937 Addis, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Louis Prospere Pitre/Marie Elise Lirette); all known surname descendants:

               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

                           9           Clotilde Marie Pitre  b: 22 June 1887  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 16 September 1952  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA

                                            +Joseph William Tarver  b: 4 September 1879  Monroe, Ouachita, LA; m: Abt. 1909 [William Allen/Lavina Mason Wilson O'Neal]; d: 12 April 1971  Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA

                           9           Aline Pitre  b: 13 January 1889  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 January 1890  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9           Philippe Louis Pitre  b: 6 March 1891  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 November 1891  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9           Xavier Felix Pitre  b: 27 October 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 November 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9           Francis Adam Pitre  b: 12 October 1893  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 24 October 1937  Alexandria, Rapides, LA

                                           +Elvie Eve 'Alina' Uzzle  b: 4 February 1900  Hessmer, Avoyelles, LA; m: Abt. 1919; d: 15 March 1974  Gonzales, Ascension, LA

                                         *2nd Wife of Francis Adam Pitre:

                                           +Anabel Goodman  b: 23 July 1904  Perry, Taylor, FL; m: Abt. 1929 [William Thomas/Annie Laurel Lundy]; d: 2 February 1993  Zachary, East Baton Rouge, LA

                           9           Marie Celine Pitre  b: 31 July 1894  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 July 1957  Beaumont, Jefferson, TX

                                           +James Ernest Foret  b: 31 March 1891  Addis, W. Baton Rouge, LA; m: Abt. 1913 [Jean Baptist Rene/Estelle White]; d: 12 April 1959  Brusly, W. Baton Rouge, LA

                           9           Gustave Ferdinand Pitre  b: 1 January 1897  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 October 1958  Plaquemine, Iberville, LA

                                           +Julia Irene Ruiz  b: 4 July 1900  Brusly, St. Martin, LA; m: Abt. 1917; d: 11 March 1997  Plaquemine, Iberville, LA

                           9           Eugene Norbert Pitre  b: 7 June 1899  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 October 1951  Alexandria, Rapides, LA

                                           +Beulah Bergeron  b: Abt. 1904  Louisiana; m: Abt. 1920 [Maurice/Milda Alexander]; d: 11 August 1973  New Orleans, LA

                                         *2nd Wife of Eugene Norbert Pitre:

                                           +Viola Burnette  b: 19 February 1917  Louisiana; m: 30 June 1937  Alexandria, Rapides, LA [Sam/Lillie Bound]; d: 16 January 2007  Conroe, Montgomery, TX

                           9           Raymond Camille Pitre  b: 4 February 1901  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 2 December 1968  Alexandria, Rapides, LA

                                           +Louella M. Fryoux  b: 1 December 1910  Louisiana; m: Abt. 1928; d: 24 August 2006  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

                                          *2nd Wife of Raymond C. Pitre:

                                           +Mary L. Brewster  b: 30 July 1910  Louisiana; m: unknown [Henry Elinza/Fannie Ophelia Guy]; d: 12 July 1975  Alexandria, Rapides, LA

                           9           Theodule John Pitre  b: 22 July 1902  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 August 1902  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9           George Albert Pitre  b. 12 February 1904  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 8 May 1976  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                           +Lillian Gertrude Goodman  b: 13 March 1911  Perry, Taylor, FL; m: Abt. 1927 [William Thomas/Annie Laura Lundy]; d: 12 February 1993  Baton Rouge, E. Baton Rouge, LA

                                        *2nd Wife of George Albert Pitre:

                                           +Gertrude Rooney (Malter)  b: Abt. 1904; m: 19 September 1943  New Orleans, LA; d: 28 May 1965  New Orleans, LA

                                        *3rd Wife of George Albert Pitre:

                                           +Mathilda Louque (Pertuis)  b: 4 December 1904; m: Aft. 1965; d: 20 April 1984  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                           9           Norman Claud Pitre  b: 26 December 1906; d: 3 April 1953  Pineville, Rapides, LA



Notes for Louis Philippe Pitre:


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Louis P. Pitre 39 (butcher), wife of 13 years Marie 30, Clothilde 12, Francis 6, Celine 5, Fernand 3, Eugene 1.


- 1910 St. James, LA:  Philip Petrie 44 salesman/general store, wife Mary 35, Francis 16 laborer/sawmill, Selina 13, Fernand 11, Eugene 9, Raymond 8, Albert 6, Norman 4, son-in-law Joseph Tarver 31 machinist/sawmill, wife Clothilde 21.


- 1920 Addis, W. Baton Rouge, LA:  L.P. Pitre 59 retired, wife Marie 54, Eugene 19 clerk/rail road, Raymond 18 clerk/rail road, Albert 15, Norman 13.


- 1930 Alexandria, Rapides, LA:  Louis P. Pitre 69, wife Marie P. 58, Normand 22; son Francis 36, wife Annie B. 23.

- 1940 Addis, West Baton Rouge, LA:  Norman Pitre 33 truck driver/steam railroad, widowed mother Marie 73.

Misc:  The Lafourche Comet (Thibodaux, LA):  Thursday, 20 January 1898:  Mr. L.P. Pitre, who was formerly in the butcher business, has opened up a grocery store on Jackson street.

Obituary:  State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), 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.

Notes for Marie Rosa Picou:

Obituary:  Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Saturday, 1 February 1941 - Plaquemine, Jan. 31 - Mrs. Marie Picou Pitre, 74, died at 8 a.m. yesterday at her home in Addis, following an illness of two weeks.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at St. Joseph's church in Thibodaux with interment in the church cemetery.  A resident of Addis for the past 40 years, Mrs. Pitre is survived by five sons, Ferdinand of Addis, Eugene, Raymond, Albert and Norman, all of Alexandria; two daughters, Mrs. J.W. Farbar of Florida, and Mrs. Ernest Foret of Addis; two sisters, Mrs. C. Lamoureux of Thibodaux and Miss Emily Picou of New Orleans; two brothers, H.P. Picou of New Orleans and Xavier Picou of Thibodaux; 25 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


WWI registration records (sons):

Francis Adam Pitre:  Francis Adam Pitre; St. Landry, LA; born 12 Oct 1894 (Thibodaux); wife; short height, medium build; black eyes & black hair.

Gustave Ferdinand Pitre:  F. M. Pitre; West Baton Rouge, LA; born 1 Jan 1897 (Thibodaux); L. P. Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & dark brown hair.

Eugene Norbert Pitre:  Eugene Norbert Pitre; West Baton Rouge, LA; born 7 Jun 1899; Louis Philip Pitre (father); short height, medium build; brown eyes & light hair.


Obituaries for the children:

Clotilde Marie Pitre:  State Times Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Thursday, 18 September 1952:  Tarver, Mrs. Clothilde.  Died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Baton Rouge General Hospital.  Age 65.  Native of Louisiana and lived at 348 Peachtree Blvd.  Survived by husband, J. W. Tarver; three sons, Lewis J., Baton Rouge; John, Baton Rouge; Claude P., Leesburg, Fla.; two step-sons, Frank, Fort Worth, Tex.; Charles, Palatka, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. John Barrentine, Palatka; Miss Estella Tarver, Baton Rouge; and eight grandchildren.  Body will rest at Hollabaugh-Seale parlors.  Services to be held at chapel of Hollabaugh-Seale Funeral Home, today at 4 p.m., conducted by the Rev. T. D. Sumrall.  Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.


Francis Adam Pitre:  Weekly Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Saturday, 30 October 1937:  Pitre - At the United States Veterans Administration Facility, Alexandria, La., at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, 1937, F. A. Pitre, aged 43 years and 12 days, of Alexandria.  Deceased is survived by his wife, and one son, Bobbie Pitre, Alexandria; his mother, Mrs. L. T. Pitre, Addis, La.; five brothers, Ferdinand and Norman Pitre, Addis; Albert, Eugene and Raymond Pitre, Alexandria; two sisters, Mrs. Celine Foret, Addis, and Mrs. J. W. Tarver, Palatka, Florida.  Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Oct. 25, the procession leaving the Kramer Funeral Home at 4 o'clock going to St. Francis Xavier's Cathedral.  Interment followed in Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville, La., under the direction of the Kramer Funeral Home.


Marie Celine Pitre:  Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Saturday, 20 July 1957:  Mrs. Ernest Foret - Died at 5 a.m., July 19, at the home of a daughter, Mrs. A.J. Tullier, Beaumont, Tex.  A native of Thibodaux, she was 62.  Survived by her husband, Ernest Foret; three sons, Leroy, Addis; J.D. and Lloyd Foret, both of Beaumont; three daughters, Mrs. A.J. Tullier, Beaumont, Tex.; Mrs. Milton Hebert, Addis and Mrs. Charles L. Taylor, Port Allen; three brothers, R.C. Pitre, Alexandria; Albert Pitre, New Orleans; and Ferdinand Pitre, Addis; 30 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was a member of St. John's Altar Society.  Body to rest at Wilbert's Funeral Home in Plaquemine until 3:30 p.m. Saturday.  Religious services will be held at 4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Brusly.  Interment in the Church cemetery.


Gustave Ferdinand Pitre:  Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Sunday, 26 October 1958:  Ferdinana M. Pitre (Pete) - Died at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in the Plaquemine Sanitarium at age 61.  He was a native of Thibodaux and a residence at death of Addis.  Religious services will be held at St. John the Baptist Church in Brusly at 3 p.m. Sunday, with arrangements in charge of Wilbert Funeral Home, Plaquemine.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  He is survived by one son, Roland A., of New Orleans; four daughters, Mrs. W.L. Cutrer, Harvey, Mrs. Joe Haynes, Plaquemine, Mrs. Gordon Gisler, Tacoma, Wash., and Miss Alice Faye Pitre, Addis; 2 brothers, R.C. Pitre, Alexandria, and George A. Pitre, New Orleans; 14 grandchildren.  He was the husband of the former Julia Ruiz, Addis, and the father of the late F.M. Pitre Jr., Addis.


Eugene Norbert Pitre:  The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Friday, 19 October 1951:  Eugene Norbert Pitre, 52, of 728 St. Ann street, Alexandria, died at 1:50 a.m. today, Oct. 19, 1951 in his residence.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Viola Pitre of Alexandria, one son, Louis Pitre of New Orleans, three daughters, Mrs. Louise Saxton of New Orleans, and Misses Velma Jean and Arelene Pitre, both of Alexandria, four brothers, Albert Pitre of New Orleans, Ferdinand Pitre of Addis, Raymond and Norman Pitre, both of Alexandria, two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Tarver of Baton Rouge, and Mrs. J. E. Foret of Addis, and four grandchildren.  The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 1951 in the Kramer Funeral home chapel.  Interment will be in the New Hope cemetery near Calcasieu.

Tombstone Inscriptions, New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Calcasieu, LA:  Eugene N. Pitre / July 31, 1899 / Oct. 19, 1951 / gone to be an angel  //  Viola Burnette / Pitre Tassin / February 19, 1917 / January 16, 2007 / Be ye kind one to another / EPH 4:32


Raymond Camille Pitre:  The Town Talk (Alexandria, LA), Tuesday, 3 December 1968:  Raymond Camille Pitre, 67, of Alexandria died at 2:30 a.m. Monday.  He was a retired railroad conductor.  Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary Pitre of Alexandria; two sons, Carlos R. Pitre of Alexandria and Raymond Pitre Jr. of Baton Rouge; three daughters, Mrs. Frances Marie Roberts and Mrs. Ethel Fay Wells of Alexandria, and Miss Annabelle Pitre; one brother, G. A. Pitre of New Orleans, and 10 grandchildren.  Funeral services were to be held at 3 p.m. today in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.  Burial was to be in Alexandria Memorial Gardens under the direction of Frist National Funeral Home.





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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).

- Some birthdates in RED taken from Social Security records based on obituary/tombstone inscription deathdate.


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