Marcellus Lucien Pitre

1834 Lafourche, Louisiana 1916 Terrebonne, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Paul Ambroise Pitre/Rosalie Naquin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Marcellus Lucien Pitre  b: 21 September 1834  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 April 1916  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                               +Marie Clemence Guidry  b: 8 October 1839  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 23 April 1855  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Baptiste/Marie Marcelline Thibodeau]; d: 22 October 1920  Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Rose Berthile Pitre  b: 24 September 1857  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: Aft. 1860

                         8          Marie Eve Pitre  b: 12 November 1866  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 19 September 1936  Franklin, St. Mary, LA

                                        +Louis Naquin  b: 7 June 1861  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 6 October 1884  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Maximin/Elvira Melina Theriot]; d: 18 April 1947  Franklin, St. Mary, LA

                         8          Jean Marcel Pitre  b: 14 January 1869  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 October 1961  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Camelia Detiveau  b: 28 April 1868  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA; m: 6 September 1890  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Henry D'Etiveau/Mary Azelia Brunet]; d: 15 May 1946  Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Veronique Alice Pitre  b: 8 March 1870  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 April 1952  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Lineas Delmas Ledet  b: 11 December 1869  Pointe aux Chenes, Terrebonne, LA; m: 6 February 1893  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Antoine Livodais/Victorine Marie Malbrough]; d: 18 July 1943  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Christophe Oleus Pitre  b: 24 July 1875  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: Bet. 1915 - 1920  Sulphur, Calcasieu, LA

                                        +Lea Derese  b: 11 January 1878  Lydia, Iberia, LA; m: 20 January 1897  Louisa Church, Terrebonne, LA [Dorneville/Elodie Vaughn]; d: Aft. January 1930

                         8          Marie Ernestine Pitre  b: 16 February 1878  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 15 January 1963  Franklin, St. Mary, LA

                                        +Sidney Albert Belanger  b: 20 February 1874  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 14 February 1898  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 13 January 1946  Franklin, St. Mary, LA



Notes for Marcellus Lucien Pitre:


- 1860 Houma, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Marcellus Pitre 26 farm laborer [$200 personal estate], wife Clemence 22, Rose 4.

- 1870

- 1880 Terrebonne, LA:  Marsalon Pete 47 laborer, wife Claremase 37, Mary 13, Marcell 11, Vironce 7, Louis 4, Earnestine 2.

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Marcelus Pitre 57 (farm laborer), wife of 48 years Clemence 50.

- 1910 Bayou Terrebonne, Terrebonne, LA:  Marcelous Pitre 83 (own income), wife of 60 years Clemance 74; 5 of 8 children still living.

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Clemence Pitre 78, living with daughter Veronie 49 & her husband Linest Ledet 50, their daughter Estelle 15, & their widowed daughter Eluise Stringer 23 with her child Elsie Stringer 1.

Civil War Records: Marcellus Pitre, Co. B, 1st LA Heavy Artillery, private.


WWI registration records (sons):

Christophe Oleus Pitre:  Oleus Pitre; Lake Charles, Calcasieu, LA; born 24 Mar 1874; Lea Pitre (wife); medium height, medium build; grey eyes & black hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Eve Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, St. Mary, LA:  Mr. & Mrs. / Louis Naquin


Jean Marcel Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 22 October 1961 - On Friday, Oct. 20, 1961, at 1:20 o'clock p.m., Marcel John Pitre, father of Marius and Peter Pitre of Houma, La., Mrs. Theophile Pellegrin of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Warner Ellender of Bourg, La., Mrs. Harris Lecompte of Houma, La., and the late Bernard and Lawrence Pitre and Mrs. Alex Gautreaux.  Age 92 years.  Also survived by 96 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La., on Sunday, Oct. 22, 1961 at 2 o'clock p.m.  Interment in Magnolia cemetery, Houma, La.

Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma:  Marcel / John Pitre / Jan. 14, 1869 / Oct. 20, 1961 / age 92 // Paul / Lawrence Pitre / Mar. 15, 1898 / Dec. 10, 1943


Veronique Alice Pitre:  New Orleans States (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 14 April 1952:  Ledet - On Sunday, April 13, 1952, at 10:30 o'clock a.m., Veronique Alice Pitre, wife of the late Lenest Ledet, mother of Mrs. Freddie Robicheaux of Montegut, La., Mrs. Cleveland Lecompte of Chauvin, La., Mrs. Allie Stringer of Chauvin, La.  Funeral took place from the late residence, Chauvin, La., to the St. Joseph Catholic church at Chauvin, La., on Monday, April 14, 1952, at 10 o'clock a.m. Interment in St. Joseph cemetery, Chauvin, La.  Chauvin funeral home in charge.


Marie Ernestine Pitre:  St. Mary and Franklin Banner Tribune (Franklin, LA), Thursday, 17 January 1963:  Funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Ernestine Pitre Belanger, wife of the late Mr. Sidney Belanger, today at 9 a.m. from Ibert's funeral home with religious services at the Church of the Assumption.  She died in her home Tuesday evening at 7:30 at the age of 84 after an illness of several months.  Mrs. Belanger was a native of Terrebonne parish and had lived here for about 39 years.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Octave Borne and Mrs. Almic LeBlanc, both of Franklin.  She is also survived by ten grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.  Burial will be in the Franklin cemetery.



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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/Texas deaths in RED taken from obituaries/death certificates or the Louisiana Deaths collection (which includes spouses/parents).


Last updated:  30 June 2021.