Maximillien Eveque Pitre

1877 Larose, Louisiana 1972 Galliano, LA



Continuation of tree (7th child of Adrien Louis Pitre/Elizabeth Ortis); all known surname descendants:

               8           Maximillien Eveque Pitre  b: 1 December 1877  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 March 1972  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                 + Leocadie Adelaide Marie Dantin  b: 16 December 1880  Lafourche, LA; m: 27 September 1902  Lafourche, LA [Gerasime/Clemence Proctine]; d: 18 September 1923  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Ignace Joseph Pitre  b: 9 March 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 28 April 1981  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                         + Blanche Bernadette Gaspard  b: 1 June 1903; m: Abt. 1924 [Melfort F./Marie Annelie Bruce]; d: 28 October 1975  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9           Victoria Pitre  b: 12 January 1905  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 June 1991  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Linzie A. Cheramie  b: 15 December 1915  Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1950  Lafourche, LA [Eusebe Nicholas/Bernadette Theresa Marie Eymard]; d: 7 December 1995  Galliano, Lafourche, LA     

                          9           Blanche Pitre  b: 13 October 1906  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 30 January 1998  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Andrew Wilson Hebert  b: 5 July 1901  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1927 [Anatole/Laura Lee]; d: 11 February 1982  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Elizabeth Pitre  b: 11 August 1908  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 February 1998  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Onesime Joseph Callais  b: 15 August 1903  Lafourche, LA; m: 23 April 1927  Lafourche, LA; d: 19 August 1966  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Maximillien John Pitre  b: 4 July 1910  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 August 1996  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Beatrice Hebert  b: 8 April 1913  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1930 [Onesipe/Enesia Smith]; d: 7 May 2005  New Orleans, Orleans, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Maximillien John Pitre:

                                         + Eureka Lorica Toups  b: 8 November 1916  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1940; d: 5 June 2014  Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Harris Bernard Pitre  b: 20 May 1912  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 May 1993  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Eunice Gisclair  b: 6 September 1915; m: Abt. 1939 [Eusebe Joseph/Nora Marguerite Savoie]; d: 4 March 1988  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                          9           Edna Pauline Pitre  b: 15 January 1914  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 October 1994  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Torres Anthony Danos  b: 26 July 1911  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 16 June 1934  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA [Marcel/Alexina Vega]; d: 14 December 1987  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9           Louisa Laura Pitre  b: 19 May 1915  Lafourche, LA; d: 29 January 2005  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                         + Irvin Joseph Frickey  b: 28 March 1916  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1938; d: 8 January 1990

                                       *2nd Husband of Louisa Laura Pitre:

                                         + John L. Hill  b: 4 April 1931; m: unknown [James/Sepha Whittington]; d: 16 October 1986  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                          9           Felix Alcide Pitre  b: 14 January 1918  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 September 1991  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Olivia Adams  b: 22 August 1918  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1937 [Jules/Mercedes Marie Gisclair]; d: 2 November 2010  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA




Notes for Maximillien Eveque Pitre:


- 1910 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Millin Peter 30 (fisherman), wife of 8 years Leocadie 28, Unas 7, Victoria 5, Blanche 4, Elizabeth 2.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Mellien Pitre 42 (working out), wife Lecate 38, Agnes 17, Victoria 15, Blanch 14, Elisebate 13, Maxamillien 9, Harries 7, Anne 6, Louisa 5, Felix 2.

- 1930 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Widower Millian Pitre 48, Victoria 25, Maximillien 20, Harris 18, Edna 16, Louisa 15, Felix 12.

- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Maxemilien Pitre 62 widower [$600 house value], Victoria 31, son Harris 22 manager/clothes pressing shop, wife Emma 19.

- 1950 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Widower Melian Pitre 73, Victoria 44.

WWI registration records:  Maxilien Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 1 Dec 1876; Mrs. Lecodone Dantin Pitre; tall height, slender build; gray eyes & light hair.


Obituary:  Times Picayune, 5 March 1972:  Maximillian Pitre Sr., at Galliano, La., on Friday, March 3, 1972, at 5:00 o'clock p.m.; husband of the late Leocade Dantin; father of Ignace, Maximillien Jr., Harris and Felix Pitre, Mrs. Linzie Cheramie, Mrs. Andrew Hebert, Mrs. Elizabeth Callais, Mrs. Garris Danos and Mrs. Laura Pitre; survived by 18 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren; age 94 years; a native of Leeville, La., and a resident of Golden Meadow, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes Inc., Galliano, La., on Sunday, March 5, 1972, at 3:00 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 3:30 p.m.  Interment in Church Cemetery.  Arrangements by Falgout.


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Obituaries for the children:
Ignace Joseph Pitre: 
Tombstone Inscriptions, Terrebonne Memorial Park, Houma:  Blanche Gaspard Pitre / June 1, 1903 - Oct. 28, 1975 / I.J. Pitre / Mar. 19, 1903 - Apr. 28, 1981


Victoria Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, June 1991:  A funeral took place today at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church in Golden Meadow for Victoria P. Cheramie, 86, a native of Leeville and resident of Galliano who died at 11 a.m. Monday (10th).  Interment was in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She was the wife of Linzie Cheramie; sister of Harris, Mack and Felix Pitre, Blanche Hebert, Elizabeth Calais and Edna Danos.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Locade Dantin and MacMillion Pitre; and a brother, I.J. Pitre.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano was in charge of arrangements.


Blanche Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription:  Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, LA:  Ida Mae Hebert / Jan. 11, 1929 - Mar. 11, 1964 / Blanche P. Hebert / Oct. 13, 1906 - Jan. 30, 1998 / Andrew W. Hebert / July 5, 1901 - Feb. 11, 1982 / Ervin J. Hebert / Sept. 12, 1927 - Mar. 13, 2001


Elizabeth Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, February 1998:  Elizabeth Pitre Callais, 89, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off, died at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday, Feb.  4, 1998.  Visitation was scheduled from 9 a.m. to funeral time today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Mass was scheduled for 9:30 a.m. today at the church, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.  She is survived by two sons, Dickson J. and Norman J. Callais; two daughters, Rowena Callais Cheramie and Ruth Callais Adams; one sister, Laura Hall; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Onezime J. Callais; her parents, Maxilliam and Locadih Dantin Pitre; one son, Russell J. Callais; four brothers, Maxillianm, Felix, Harris, and I.J. Pitre; three sisters, Blanche Hebert, Edna Danos and Victoria Cheramie; and one grandchild.


Maximillien John Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, August 1996:  Maxime John Pitre, 86, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off, died at 12:41 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11 (1996).  His body will be cremated.  He was the husband of Lorica Toups Pitre; father of Clifford J. Pitre of Gretna and Enesia Cabirac of New Orleans; brother of Blanche Hebert and Laura Hill, both of Westwego, and Elizabeth Callais of Cut Off.  He is also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Maximillian and Leocade Dantin Pitre; and two great-grandchildren.  He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Cut Off.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Harris Bernard Pitre:  Harris Bernard Pitre, 80, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Houma, died Friday, May 14, 1993.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Gisclair Pitre; her parents, Maximillian Sr. and Leocade Dantin Pitre; two brothers, Felix Pitre and I. J. Pitre; and one sister, Victoria P. Cheramie.  He was a member of the Living Word Church and was ordained by the Gospel Ministry in 1982.  He was also a local businessman.  Falgout Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Tombstone Inscription:  Holy Rosary Cemetery, Houma, LA:  Harris B. Pitre / 1912 - 1993  //  Eunice G. Pitre / 1915 - 1988


Edna Pauline Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 1994:  Edna P. Danos - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 8 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Edna Pitre Danos, 80, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off who died at 7:50 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7.  Visitation was held at the church from 10 a.m. until funeral time Saturday.  Burial was held in the church's cemetery.  She is survived by her daughters Helen D. Hebert and Jeanette D. Terrebonne; brother, Maxime Pitre; sisters Blanche Hebert, Elizabeth Callais and Laura Hill; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Torris Danos; parents Maxillien and Leocadie Dantin Pitre; son Wilbert Danos; brothers I. J., Harris and Felix Danos; sister Victoria Cheramie; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland was in charge of the arrangements.


Louisa Laura Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 31 January 2005:  HILL - Laura Pitre Frickey Hill, of Westwego, La. on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at 11:45 A.M.  Beloved wife of the late John L. Hill.  Mother of Irvin Frickey, Roland Frickey, and the late Tommy Frickey.  Sister of the late Victoria Cheramie, Blanche Hebert, Elizabeth Collia, Edna Danos, Harris Pitre, Angus Pitre, Maxmillion Pitre, Jr., and Felix Pitre.  Daughter of the late Maxmillion Pitre, Sr. and Leocadie Dantin Pitre.  Also survived by 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.  Relatives and friends of the family, also officers and members of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Ladies' Auxilliary are invited to attend the Funeral Services from the Chapel of Westside/Leitz/Eagan Funeral Home, Marrero, La. on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at 10:00 A.M.  Followed by Interment in Restlawn Park Cemetery in Avondale, La.   Visitation on Tuesday evening February 1, 2005 from 6:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. and again on Wednesday morning, February 2, 2005 from 8:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. at Westside-Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home.

Felix Alcide Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, September 1991:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off for Felix A. Pitre, 73, a native of Golden Meadow and resident of Cut Off who died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday (17th).  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  He was the husband of Olivia Adams Pitre; father of Errol Pitre and Loretta Curole; brother of Maximillion Jr. and Harrie Pitre, Laura Hill, Edna Danos, Elizabeth Callais and Blanche Hebert.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maxmillion Pitre; a brother, Ignace Pitre; and a sister, Victoria Cheramie.  In lieu of flowers, donations to favorite charity are preferred.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Felix A. Pitre / PVT  US Army / World War II / Jan. 14, 1918 - Sep. 17, 1991  //  Olivia Adams Pitre / Aug. 22, 1918 - Nov. 2, 2010



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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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