Otis Andrew Pitre

1917 Houma, Louisiana 1965 Houma, Louisiana

 

 

Continuation of tree (5th child of Joseph Octave Pitre/2nd Wife Gertrude Babin); all known surname descendants:

                 9          Otis Andrew Pitre  b: 6 September 1917  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 16 April 1965  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                       +Dolores Cecile Lecompte  13 March 1920  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 10 July 1940 [Aubin/Johanna Cuneo]; d: 18 February 2001  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                               10         Errol Jerry Pitre  b: Abt. 1942; d: Aft. 1950

                               10         Daniel John Pitre  b: 31 May 1946  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 1 September 1970  Alvin, Brazoria, TX  (crushed skull; possible broken neck; flash explosion of chemical cylinder)

                                               +Tania Belfor Pereira

                               10         Gaynell Ann Pitre  b: 3 September 1956  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 June 2017  Morgan City, St. Mary, LA

                                                +Eugene Milton Janise

 

 

Notes for Otis Andrew Pitre:

Census

- 1940 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Gertrude Pitre 43, sons Otes 22 automobile mechanic/garage, & Jerry 14  [Bayou Terrebonne Road]

 

- 1950 Daigleville, Terrebonne, LA:  Otis A. Pitre 31 gang foreman/state highway dept., wife Dolores C. 30, Errol J. 8, Daniel J. 4.

 

WWII records:  Otis Andrew Pitre, res. Houma, LA; b. 6 Sep 1917 Houma, LA; contact wife Mrs. Otis Andrew Pitre; 5' 8", 135 lbs., hazel eyes & blonde hair, light complexion; 16 Oct 1940 Houma, LA.

 

Obituaries for the children:

Daniel John Pitre:  San Antonio Express (San Antonio, TX), Thursday, 3 September 1970:  Alvin - Monsanto Co. officials Wednesday were still trying to determine the cause of an explosion which took the life of Daniel John Pitre, 24.  The Tuesday blast occurred when Pitre, a Halliburton Co. employee, was cleaning a tank at the Monsanto plant.  He was dead on arrival at Alvin Memorial Hospital.

 

 

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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:  11 October 2022.