Lucien Simeon Pitre

1818 Assumption, Louisiana after 1880 Terrebonne, Louisiana




Continuation of tree (7th child of Jean Marie Pitre/Rose Adelaide Lirette); all known surname descendants:

            6          Lucien Simeon Pitre  b: 5 January 1818  Plattenville, Assumption, LA; d: Aft. 1880  Terrebonne, LA

                               +Marie Josephine Helene Babin  b: 22 August 1815  St. Gabriel, Iberville, LA; m: 9 May 1836  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Francois/Marie Marcelite Clouatre]; d: Aft. 1880

                        7          Jean Simeon Pitre  b: 7 March 1837  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 January 1913  Daigleville, Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Elisa Madeleine Nield  b: 15 September 1845  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 12 August 1861  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Charles Neal/Julie Edmire Crochet]; d: 16 April 1864

                                    *2nd Wife of Jean Simeon Pitre:

                                       +Marie Louise Broussard  b: 3 February 1849  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 8 October 1866  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Joseph/Marie Louise Bouquet]; d: Aft. 1910  Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Alfred Pitre  b: 29 August 1839  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 1 January 1908  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Odilia Giroir  b: April 1840  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 12 September 1868  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Auguste Joseph/Rosalie Felina Comeau]; d: Bet. 1910-1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Joseph Michel Pitre  b: 19 March 1842  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 January 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Marie Emelie Hebert  b: January 1847  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 25 January 1864  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Augustin Justin/Azelie Marie Bergeron]; d: 24 March 1923

                        7          Marie Celima Pitre  b: 23 October 1844  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 May 1905  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Theophile Bergeron b: 24 September 1844  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 11 February 1865  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Charles/Carmelite Arthemise Arceneau]; d: Bef. 1873

                                    *2nd Husband of Marie Celima Pitre:                                                    

                                       +Lafayette George Gauthier  b: 8 February 1837  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 7 August 1873  Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Pierre/Pelagie Rosalie Crochet]; d: 21 February 1912  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Adeline Rosalie Pitre  b: 30 August 1847  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1880

                                       +William F. Lester  b: Abt. 1846  Lafourche, LA; m: 14 May 1868  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1880

                        7          Marie Rosine 'Aima' Pitre  b: 2 March 1850  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 January 1933  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Adam Auguste Babin  b: 15 April 1850  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 20 February 1871  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Auguste/Felicite Bonvillain]; d: 7 September 1914  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Jean Pitre  b: 10 October 1852  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 December 1944  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Camilla Darce  b: 18 August 1862  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 27 May 1878  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Philippe Bannon/Estelle Honorine Eve Lirette]; d: 18 April 1954  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Lucien Simeon Georges Pitre  b: 4 December 1855  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1910-1920  Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Brigitte Azelina Darce  b: 26 January 1860  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 14 July 1879  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Philippe Bannon/Estelle Honorine Eve Lirette]; d: Aft. 1910

                        7          Francois Seraphin Pitre  b: 17 January 1859  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1900-1910  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Phelonise Marie Dubois  b: 26 May 1859  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 21 February 1876  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Apollinaire/Celine Martin]; d: 27 February 1927  Black Bayou, Terrebonne, LA

                        7          Frank Pitre  b: 17 April 1861  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 18 October 1930  New Orleans, LA

                                       +Marie Magnolia Dupre  b: 1 December 1871  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; m: 6 August 1888  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Isidore/Matilde Porche]; d: 23 November 1965  Connely, Houma, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Lucien Simeon Pitre:


- 1840 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Ursin Pete 22, wife Helene 24,  Simeon 3, Alfred 1.

- 1850 Terrebonne, LA:  Lucien Pitre 32 (farmer), wife Elena 32, Simeon 13, Alfred 11, Joseph 8, Celima 6, Roselia 3, Aima 6 months.

- 1860 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Lucien Pitre 41 farmer [$500 real estate/$500 personal], wife Helena 41, Simeon 23 cooper, Alfred 21 farm laborer, Joseph 19 day laborer, Celina 16, Roselia 12, Azema 10, Jean 7, Pitre 4, Seraphin 1.

- 1870 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Lucian Pete 53 (farmer), wife Elanor 53, Izanice 18, John 15, Pete 14, Serefine 12, Frank 10.

- 1880 Terrebonne, LA:  Lucien Pitre 63 (laborer), wife Elenor 65, Frank 22; Joseph 23 (laborer), wife Exelenor 20, & son Uzelien 2 months.

Conveyancing records (Terrebonne Genealogical Society):  

- 27 April 1837:  Appeared Jean Marie Pitre who declared that he sold, ceded, abandoned and delivered to Lucien Pitre, a certain piece of land, situated a short distance from the public bridge, containing one and one-half arpent front, on left bank of Bayou Terrebonne, with depth of four arpents, bounded above by land of the vendor and below by land of Jacques Laby, for $125.00, with $20.00 cash, and remainder paid at $35.00 per year.  Witnessed by Hypolite Pitre and Thomas May.
- 27 April 1837:  Appeared Joseph Huberville Babin, Pierre Achille Babin and Marcelite Babin, wife of Lucien Pitre, duly authorized by her husband, who declared they received from Francois Babin, administrator of the succession of the late Marcelite Clouatre, his wife, the sum of $75.34, being their share in succession of their mother, according to the Court of Probates, giving by these presents final acquittance and release of mortgage resulting in his administration.  Witnessed by William O. Campbell and Hypolite Pitre. 

- 5 August 1844:  Appeared Rose Adelaide Lirette, widow of Jean Marie Pitre, who confirmed she had sold land to Lucien Simeon Pitre (2 arpents front, on left bank Bayou Terrebonne) for $300.


Civil War records (sons):

Alfred Pitre:  Private, Co. K, 26th Louisiana Infantry; enlisted 19 April 1862 in Terrebonne (residence Houma); Captured Vicksburg, Mississippi 4 July 1863; paroled by Gen. Grant 7 July 1863 Vicksburg; complexion light, hair dark, height 55, age 25, eyes blue.

Joseph Michel Pitre:  Private, Co. K, 26th Louisiana Infantry; enlisted 19 April 1862 in Terrebonne (residence Houma); Captured 4 July 1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi; paroled 7 July 1863 Vicksburg, MS by Gen. Grant; complexion light, hair black, 5'8", age 23, eyes black.

Obituaries for the children:

Jean Simeon Pitre:  The Times Democrat (New Orleans, LA), Friday, 31 January 1913:  Houma, La., Jan. 30 - Simeon Pitre, an old man, was found dead in bed at his residence in Daigleville, a suburb of Houma.  He was seventy years old, and it is thought he died of apoplexy.



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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- 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:  29 January 2021.