Martial Pitre

1895 Larose, Louisiana 1968 Cut Off, LA

 

 

Continuation of tree (9th child of Louis Pitre/Romanda Eve Cheramie); all known surname descendants:

                9           Martial Pitre  b: 19 June 1895  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 November 1968  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                   + Cheritia Marie Pitre  b: 8 December 1897  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 3 July 1913  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Francois William Constant/Emma Marie Duet]; d: 23 January 1972  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Vernice Pitre  b: 19 March 1916  Lafourche, LA; d: 15 July 1997  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Leo Joseph Lafont  b: Abt. 1913; m: Abt. 1936 [Leo Joseph/Ambrozina Esponge]; d: 6 April 1952  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA

                                         *2nd Husband of Vernice Pitre:

                                           + Noah Gautreaux  b: 10 August 1918  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: 3 February 1944  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA [Joseph David/Augusta Maria Gisclair]; d: 2 September 2008  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Clara Pitre  b: 13 March 1918  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 February 2006  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Julian Carroll Angeron  b: 10 July 1920  Morgan City, St. Mary, LA; m: Abt. 1939 [Sylvester/Mary Brown]; d: 21 April 2010  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Rosalie Pitre  b: Abt. 1919  Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1930

                           10         Alfred Joseph Pitre  b: 21 February 1920  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 18 August 1965  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Emily Ann Guidry  b: 10 April 1926  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: Abt. 1948 [Asay Desire/Marie Louise Aycock]; d: 8 November 2006  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Henrietta 'Eusta' Pitre  b: 25 February 1922  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 January 1999  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Ronald Joseph Guidry    d: Bef. January 1999

                           10         Lawson J. 'Scott' Pitre  b: 16 February 1924  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. November 2021

                                           +Wilma Pitre  b: 17 April 1929  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1946 [Eustache Benoit/Marie Lefort]; d: 10 November 2021  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Louis Joseph Pitre  b: 28 August 1926  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 January 2008  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                           +Janavee LeBoeuf  b: 2 February 1933  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: unknown [Caliste/Artemise Eymard]; d: 27 February 2010  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                           10         Emma Pitre  b: January 1929  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. January 2008

                                           + James Barrios  b: Abt. 1926; m: Abt. 1948; d: Aft. 1950

                           10         Allen Pitre 


Notes for Martial Pitre:

Census

- 1920 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Mraral Pitre 24 (oyster fisherman), wife Clerice 33, Vernice 4, Clera 2, Rosalie 1; nephew Jefferson Cheramie 8.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Marcellis Pitre 34, wife Cheria 31, Vernice 14, Clara 12, Freddy 10, Henrieta 8, Lawson 6, Louis 5, Emma 1 year 3 months; nephew Jefferson Cheramie 17.

- 1940 Galliano, Lafourche, LA:  Marcial Pitre 42 fisherman/own oyster boat [$1000 house value], wife Clarice 42, Freddie 20 helper/oyster, Eusta 18, Lawson 16 helper/oyster, Louis 14, Emma 11, daughter Bernice Lafont 24 (mar.), Ina Clave 3; son-in-law Julien Orgeron 20 fisherman/oyster beds, wife Clara 22.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Marcial Pitre 56 fisherman/oyster fishing, wife Clarisse 53, son-in-law James Barrios 23 shipbuilder/shipyard, wife Emma 21, Bryska (7 Aug 1949), granddaughter Ina Claire Lafont 13.

WWI registration records:  Martial Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 29 Jun 1895 (Cut Off); wife & child; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & light hair.

 

Obituary:  Times Picayune, 4 November 1968:  On Sunday, November 3, 1968, at 1:30 o'clock a.m., Marcial (Toto) Joseph Pitre, husband of Clarice P. Pitre, father of Lawson and Louis Pitre, Mrs. Julien Angeron, Mrs. Noah Gautreaux, Mrs. Ronald Guidry and Mrs. James Barrios, the late Allen and Alfred (Fredie) Pitre, brother of John and Ramos Pitre, Mrs. Durard Eymard, Mrs. Hypolite Eymard, Mrs. Dennis White and Mrs. Gracien Lecompte and Mrs. Ozela Kief; also survived by 23 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; age 73 years; a native and a resident of Lafourche Parish.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Homes, Cut Off, La., on Monday, November 4, 1968, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.; religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La., at 10 a.m.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery.  Thibodaux Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Marcial Pitre / born June 9, 1895 - died Nov. 3, 1968 / Clarice Marie Pitre / born Dec. 8, 1897 - died Jan. 23, 1972

 

Notes for Cheritia Marie Pitre:

Obituary:  Times Picayune, Monday, 24 January 1972:  Clarice P. Pitre, on Sunday, January 23, 1972, at 11:45 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of the late Marcial Pitre; mother of Mrs. Vernise Gautreaux, Mrs. Clara Angeron, Mrs. Eusta Guidry, Mrs. Emma Barrios, Lawson and Louis Pitre and the late Allen and Freddie Pitre; sister of Mrs. Ramo Pitre and Mrs. Ernest Cantrell; age 74 years; a native and resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the First National Funeral Home, Cut Off, La., on Tuesday, January 25, at 2 p.m.  Religious Services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Cheramie Cemetery.  Visitation from Monday 9 a.m. until funeral time.  Thibodaux Funeral Home, in charge.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Vernice Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano for Vernice "Toy" Pitre Gautreaux, 81, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Cut Off, who died at 2 p.m. July 15, 1997.  Visitation will be 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the church.  Burial will be in Cheramie Cemetery.  She was the wife of Noah Gautreaux; mother of Doris Pitre and Bonnie Vizier; sister of Lawson and Louis Pitre, Clara Angeron, Eusta Guidry and Emma Barrios.  She is also survived by two grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Marcial "Too Too" and Clarise Pitre; a daughter, Ina Claire Lafont and a granddaughter, Shane Marie Vizier.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Shane Marie Vizier / Jan. 14, 1971 - Oct. 3, 1988 / Vernice "Toy" Gautreaux / March 19, 1916 - July 15, 1997 / Noah Gautreaux / Aug. 10, 1918 - September 2, 2008

 

Clara Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 7 February 2006:  Clara P. Angeron, 87, a native and resident of Cut Off, died Feb. 5, 2006.  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated this morning at St. Joseph Church in Galliano, with burial at the church cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Julian Carroll Angeron; sons Carroll and Kirk Angeron; daughters Shari David and Trudy Pierce; brothers Louis and Lawson Pitre; sister Emma Barrios; 13 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Marcial and Clarice Pitre; granddaughter Lacey Guidry; brother Freddie Pitre; and sisters Usta Guidry and Vernice Gautreaux.  She was Catholic.  Samart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Clara P. Angeron / Mar. 14, 1918 - Feb. 5, 2006 / Julian Carroll Angeron / T Sgt US Army / World War II / Jul 10, 1920 - Apr. 21, 2010

 

Alfred Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune, 19 August 1965 - At Galliano, La., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1965, at 7:10 o'clock a.m., Alfred Pitre, beloved husband of Emily Guidry, father of Marie Louise, Elaine, Emily, Alfred Jr. and Thomas Pitre, Mrs. Robert Verret, brother of Louis and Lawson Pitre, Mrs. Noah Gautreaux, Mrs. Julien Argreon, Mrs. Ronald Guidry, Mrs. James Barrios, and the late Allen Pitre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marcial Pitre, survived by two grandchildren.  Age 45 years.  A native and a resident of Cut Off, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Thursday, Aug. 19, 1965 at 10 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galliano, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Mausoleum, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Church Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  Alfred "Freddie" Pitre / born Feb. 21, 1920 - died Aug. 18, 1965 / M. Louise Pitre / born June 14, 1948 - died Oct. 2, 2011 / daughter  //  Emily G. Pitre / born Apr. 10, 1926 - died Nov. 8, 2006

 

Henrietta 'Eusta' Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet:  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano for Eusta P. Guidry, 76, a native of Galliano and resident of Cut Off, who died at 12:40 p.m. Jan. 14, 1999.  Visitation will be 9 a.m. until funeral time at the church.  Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cut Off.  She was the mother of Ronald Guidry Jr.; and sister of Lawson and Louis Pitre, Clara Angerson and Emma Barrios.  She is also survived by two grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Guidry Sr.; parents, Marcial and Clarice Pitre; son, Dale Guidry; brothers, Alfred and Allen Pitre; sister, Vernice Gautreaux; and one grandchild.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church and a member of the Ladies Altar Society and the choir.  Samart Funeral Home of Cut Off is in charge of arrangements.


Louis Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet, 12 January 2008:  Louis Joseph Pitre, 81, a native and resident of Cut Off, died at 6:58 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2008.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Monday at Samart-Mothe Funeral Home in Cut Off.  Mass will be at noon Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Janavee LeBoeuf Pitre; three sons, Carl A. "Roe" Pitre, Robby P. Pitre and Dean L. Pitre; one brother, Lawson Pitre; one sister, Emma P. Barrios; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcial and Clarice Pitre; two brothers, Alfred Pitre and Allen Pitre; and three sisters, Eusta Guidry, Clara Angeron and Vernice Gautreaux.  He was a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

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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)

- 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.

 

Last updated:  17 June 2022.