Pierre Jerome Lepitre

1819 Nicolet, Quebec 1879 Chicago, Illinois




Continuation of tree (6th child of Pierre Pitre/Marie Anne Lemire); all known surname descendants:

              6        Pierre Jerome Lepitre  b: 29 September 1819  St. Jean Baptiste, Nicolet, Quebec; d: 15 November 1879  Chicago, Cook, IL

                              +Eliza Ann Chatfield  b: Abt. 1823  New York; m: 16 March 1842  Chicago, Cook, IL [Sherman/Deborah Wood]; d: 26 December 1881  Chicago, Cook, IL

                        7         Louis Lepitre  b: Abt. 1843  Mineral Point, Wisconsin; d: 3 September 1882  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                     +Fannie E. Paine   b: 9 November 1859  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: 21 June 1873  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 31 January 1916  Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas

                        7         Julia Adeline Malvina Lepitre  b: 4 May 1845  Baraboo, Wisconsin; d: 23 August 1926  Marseilles, LaSalle, IL

                                     +Edwin Shoup Jordan  b: 12 August 1846  Piqua, Miami, Ohio; m: 23 September 1865  Chicago, Cook, IL [David Jefferson/Julia Ann Cody]; d: 15 June 1889  Burlington, Wisconsin

                        7         Mary Lepitre  b: Abt. 1846  Wisconsin; d: Aft. 1860

                        7         Lenard Lepitre  b: Abt. 1848  Wisconsin; d: Aft. 1860

                        7         Alonzo L. Lepitre  b: Abt. 1858  Geneva, Kane, IL; d: Aft. 1890  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                     +Mary Frances Yates  b: 25 October 1854  Chicago, Cook, IL; m: 11 December 1878  Chicago, Cook, IL [James D./Charlotte Dunn]; d: 17 February 1946  Techny, Cook, IL

                        7         Luella Lepitre  b: Abt. 1861  Chicago, Cook, IL

                                     +Edwin Chubb Fuller  b: 1859; m: 5 March 1884  Chicago, Cook, IL; d: 1913  Billings, Yellowstone, MT



Notes for Pierre Jerome Lepitre:


- 1860 Geneva, Kane, Illinois:  Peter Le pete 49 (carpenter), wife Eliza 36, Lewis 17, Julia A. 15, Mary L. 13, Lenard 11, Alonzo 2.

- 1870 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Peter LaPitere 59 (ship carpenter) [$1000 real estate/$1200 personal], wife Eliza 47, Louis 27 (musician), Alonzo 12, Luella 9.

- 1880 Chicago, Cook, IL:  Alonzo L. Lapete 22 (undertaker), wife Mary 24, Harold 10 months; widowed mother Eliza A. 57.


Chicago city directory:

1873 - residence 26 Gold:  Alonzo LePetre, janitor; Louis LePetre, musician; Pierre Le Petre, expressman


Obituary:  Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL), 18 November 1879:  Le Pitre - Nov. 15, in this city, Pierre Le Pitre, aged 59 years.  Funeral from his late residence, No. 26 Gold street, to-day, at 9:30 a.m.

Estate:  Daily Inter Ocean, Chicago, Wednesday, 10 December 1879:  Est Peter Le Pitre.  Proof of will and letters test to Eliza A. Le Pitre.  Ind bond in $4,000 apprd.


Notes for Eliza Ann Chatfield:

Obituary:  Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL), Wednesday, 28 December 1881:  Le Pitre - In this city, of paralysis, Eliza A. Le Pitre, aged 58 years and 7 months.  Funeral from 1028 West Adams street to-day, at 11 a.m. , to Graceland.


Illinois Grant of Administration, 17 February 1883 - Eliza A. Le Pitre, petition of Alonzo L. Le Pitre that she died on 26 December 1881 (property less than 2000); petitioner is her son


Obituaries for the children:

Louis LepitreChicago Tribune (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, 5 September 1882:  Louis Le Pitre, the well-known and popular musician, died suddenly at 2 o'clock, at the residence of his sister, No. 1028 West Adams street, aged 39 years.  Mr. Le Pitre was born at Mineral Point, Wis., of French parents, and came to this city when he was 8 years old, and has resided here ever since.  He has been down for the past five weeks with rheumatism, and was getting better, when a severe cold occasioned the relapse which ended so fatally.  The funeral will take place this afternoon at 2 o'clock at 1028 West Adams street, and the body will be laid away in Graceland.  He leaves a widow and one child provided for.


Julia Adeline Malvina Lepitre:  Chicago Daily News (Chicago, IL), Tuesday, 24 August 1926:  Jordan - Adaline Minerva Jordan (nee LePitre), Aug. 23, 1926, at Marseilles, Ill., mother of Eva J. Davidson, Charles, Edwin Jordan and Aimee L. Jordan.  Services at Graceland, Aug. 25, 4 p.m.


Luella Lepitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Mountview Cemetery, Billings, Yellowstone, MT:  Edwin / Chubb Fuller / 1859 - 1913



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