Pierre 'Melise' Pitre

1873 Larose, Louisiana 1957 Metairie, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (6th child of Alexis Richard Pitre/Elisabeth Romela Duet); all known surname descendants:

               8          Pierre 'Melise' Pitre  b: 27 November 1873  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 February 1957  Metairie, Jefferson, LA

                                 +Adolphine Marie Hebert  b: 28 April 1874  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 July 1893  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Jean Baptiste Onezime/Delphine Marie Cheramie]; d: 27 May 1935  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Maria Edna Pitre  b: 20 September 1894  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 October 1978  Boutte, St. Charles, LA

                                         +Edward Jacques Cheramie  b: 4 June 1889  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1915  Lafourche, LA   [Orestile Francois/Emilia Marie Collins]; d: 11 June 1964  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Louise Rose Pitre  b: 8 December 1896  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 January 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Oliver Marie Terrebonne  b: 8 June 1894  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1918  Lafourche, LA [Arthur/Merica Rebstock]; d: 31 December 1945  Grand Isle, Jefferson, LA

                          9          Arnold Joseph Pitre  b: 23 December 1898  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 June 1985  Raceland, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Sedonia Williams  b: 3 January 1905  Golden Meadow, Lafourche,  LA; m: 10 July 1920  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Charles Preston/Eliza Marie Duet]; d: 23 April 1990  Golden Meadow, Lafourche,  LA

                          9          Ecland Marius Pitre  b: 4 April 1901  Lafourche, LA; d: 1 November 1974  Galliano, Lafourche,  LA

                                         +Florida Marie Angelette  b: 22 March 1904  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1922  Lafourche, LA [Maximillien Alexandre/Marie Perrin]; d: 15 August 1965  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Alvin Pierre Pitre  b: 10 January 1903  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 October 1967  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Pierre Melise Pitre  b: 25 October 1904  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 March 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Leonore Marie Lathrop  b: 15 September 1904  Leeville, Lafourche, LA; m: 25 February 1925  Lafourche, LA [Woodford/Leoncia Corant]; d: 14 February 1992  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Lea Pitre  b: Abt. 1907  Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1910        

                          9          Salvina 'Sally' Pitre  b: 2 November 1909  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 December 2007  Jefferson, LA

                                         +Lodgar Joseph Duet  b: 28 October 1908  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1930 [Alcess/Lea Amelina Galliano]; d: 6 March 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                          9          Azemia Pitre  b: 22 December 1911  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 May 1996  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Leonce Pierre Duet  b: 16 August 1906  Galliano, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1927 [Arthur/Felicia Marie Terrebonne]; d: 7 November 1984  Galliano, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Pierre Melise Pitre:


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Pierre Peet 26 (day laborer), wife of 6 years Adolphine 25, Edna 5, Rosa 3, Arnold 2.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Pierre Peter Sr. 36 (general farmer), wife of 17 years Adolphine 36, Edna 15, Rose 13, Arnold 11, Eslan 9, Elvan 7, Pierre Jr. 5, Lea 3, Salvina 8 months.

- 1920

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Pierre Pitre 57, wife Adolphine 56, Alvin 27, daughter Azema 18, her husband Leonce Duet 24, & their daughter Claribel 1 year 7 months.


- 1940 Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA:  Leonce Duet 33 carpenter/building houses, wife Azema 28, 5 children; father-in-law Pierre Pitre 68 widower, brother-in-law Elvin 37.

- 1950 Lafourche, LA: Alvin Pitre 47 taxi driver/commercial transport, widowed father Pierre Pitre Sr. 76 shipyard owner/boat building, brother-in-law Leonce Duet 43, wife Azema P. 38, Janey 16, Geraldine 11, Gerald 4, Donnyn 1, nephew Norris Cheramie 19 fisherman/shrimp, wife Avonda D. 19.

WWI registration records:  Pierre Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 27 Nov 1873; Mrs. Adolphine Hebert Pitre; tall height, stout build; light blue eyes & brown hair.


Online photo:  http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/213207/person/-1911395673


Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 13 February 1957 - At Metairie, La., on Tuesday, February 12, 1957, at 1:25 o'clock a.m., Pierre Pitre, beloved husband of the late Aldolphine Hebert; father of Mrs. Edward Cheramie, Mrs. Oliver Terrebonne Sr., Mrs. Ledger Duet, Mrs. Leon Duet, Arnold, Ecland, Elvin, Pierre Pitre Jr., and the late Leo Pitre; age 85 years; survived by 53 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Wednesday, February 13, 1957, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph's Catholic church, Galliano, La.  Interment in Hebert cemetery, Galliano, La.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., in charge.


Tombstone Inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Pierre Pitre Sr. / born Nov. 27, 1870 - died Feb. 12, 1957  //  Adolphine Hebert / born April 26, 1874 / died May 27, 1935

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Edna Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 6 Oct 1978:  Edna Pitre Cheramie, on Thursday, October 5, 1978, at 8:40 o'clock a.m., wife of the late Edward Cheramie Sr., mother of Emile, Hilary (Bezo), and the late Perry and Edward Cheramie Jr., Mrs. Sadie Perrin, Mrs. Clara sterns, Mrs. Hilda Orgeron, Mrs. Anna Mae Reese, Mrs. Virginia Marek, also survived by 3 sisters, 2 brothers, 23 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, age 84 years, a native of Golden Meadow, La., a former resident of Raceland, La., and a resident of Mimosa Park, Boutte, La., for the past 17 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, La., on Friday, October 6, 1978 at 10;20 o'clock a.m.  Religious services Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Golden Meadow, La.  Interment in Hebert Cemetery.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home, Cut Off, La.  Visitation from 6 p.m. today and after 8 a.m. Friday.

Tombstone Inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  CHERAMIE / Edna P. Cheramie / 1894 - 1978 / Edward J. Cheramie / 1889 - 1964


Louise Rose Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  TERREBONNE / Rosia P. Terrebonne / Dec. 8, 1897 / Jan. 5, 1986 / Oliver Terrebonne Sr. / June 8, 1894 / Dec. 31, 1945


Arnold Joseph Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Monday, 17 June 1985:  Funeral services were scheduled from Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano at 2:30 p.m. today for Arnold Joseph Pitre, 86, a native and resident of Galliano, who died in Raceland Saturday (15th) at 12:30 p.m.  He was the husband of Sedonia Williams Pitre; father of James Pitre, Joseph Pitre, Hazel Hunter and Nevitte Doucet; brother of Pierre Pitre Jr., Mrs. Lodgar Duet, Rose Terrebonne and Mrs. Azeme Duet.  He is also survived by 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  He was preceded in death by a son, Tarro Pitre Sr.  Religious services were scheduled for  3 p.m. today at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in Golden Meadow.  Interment will be in Williams Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Williams Cemetery, Golden Meadow:  Arnold J. / Pitre / Dec. 23, 1898 / June 15, 1985  //  Sydonia W. Pitre / Jan. 3, 1905 / April 23, 1990


Ecland Marius Pitre:  Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  ECLAND M. PITRE / Florida A. Pitre / born Mar. 22, 1904 / died Aug. 15, 1965 / Ecland Pitre / Apr. 4, 1901 / Nov. 1, 1974


Alvin Pierre Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 20 October 1967:  On Thursday, October 19, 1967, at 6 o'clock a.m., Alvin (Crip) Pitre, beloved son of the late Pierre Pitre and Adolphine Hebert; brother of Arnold, Ecland, and Pierre Pitre Jr., Mrs. Edward Cheramie, Mrs. Oliver Terrebonne, Mrs. Lodgard Duet and Mrs. Leonce Duet; age 64 years; a native of Galliano, Louisiana, and a resident of Galliano, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Home Inc., Galliano, Louisiana, on Saturday, October 21, 1967, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Religious services at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Golden Meadow, Louisiana, at 10 a.m.  Interment Hebert Cemetery, Galliano, Louisiana.  Falgout Funeral Services, Galliano, Louisiana, in charge.

Tombstone inscription, Hebert Cemetery, Galliano:  Alvin P. Pitre / Jan. 10, 1903 / Oct. 19, 1967


Pierre Melise Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription:  Hebert Cemetery, Galliano, Lafourche:  Pierre M. Pitre Jr. / born Sept. 25, 1904 died Mar. 23, 1986  //  Leonor Lathrop Pitre / born Sept. 15, 1904 - died Feb. 14, 1992


Salvina Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 28 December 2007:  Sally P. Duet, 98, a native of Cut Off and resident of Jefferson, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off.  Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with burial in Cheramie Cemetery.  She is survived by one daughter, Judy Robichaux; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lodgar Duet; her father, Pierre Pitre; one son, Lawson Duet; and one daughter, Lovida Duet.  She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Samart-Mothe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano:  Mr. & Mrs. Lodgar J. Duet / Lodgar J. Duet / Oct. 28, 1908 - March 6, 1986 / Salvina P. Duet / Nov. 2, 1909 - Dec. 26, 2007


Azemia Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), May 1996:  A Mass of Christian burial is scheduled to be celebrated at 1 p.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galliano for Azemia Pitre Duet, 84, a native and resident of Galliano who died at 2 a.m. Saturday, May 4 (1996).  Burial will be in Cheramie Cemetery in Galliano.  She was the mother of Gerald and Jimmy Duet, Bell Lefebvre, Levonda Cheramie, Janet Beard, Geraldine Curole and Donyln Guillot; sister of Mrs. Lodgar (Sally) Duet.  She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonce Duet Sr.; parents, Adolphine Hebert and Pierre J. Pitre Sr.; two sons, Leonce Jr. and Lindon Duet; four brothers, Arnold, Pierre Jr., Alvin and Ecland Pitre Sr.; three sisters, Edna Cheramie, Rosie Terrebonne and Lydia Pitre; and a grandson, Johnny Lefebvre.  She was a parishioner of St. Joseph.  Falgout Funeral Home of Galliano 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.


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