Richard Martial Pitre

1848 Barataria, LA 1889 Cheniere Caminada, LA



Continuation of tree (9th child of Pierre Martial Pitre/Adeline Francoise Guillot); all known surname descendants:

              7      Richard Martial Pitre  b: Abt. 1848  Barataria, Jefferson, LA; d: Abt. 1889  Cheniere Caminada, Jefferson, LA

                                + Augustine Adrienne Pitre  b: 28 December 1856  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1873  Lafourche, LA [Joseph Livaudais/Marie Julienne Lefort]; d: 20 September 1933  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Julien Apolloni Pitre  b: 9 February 1874  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 February 1948  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                        + Camelia Augustine Guidry  b: 10 March 1878  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 22 June 1895  Larose, Lafourche, LA [Justinien Marcelin/Anaise Adrienne Duet] (divorced); d: 14 December 1956  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                      *2nd Wife of Julien Apolloni Pitre:                                                         

                                        + Clemence Augustine Cretini  b: 17 November 1873  Lafourche, LA; m: 3 August 1907  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Eugene Andre/Anaise Zeolide Danos]; d: 9 September 1915  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Marie Julia Pitre  b: 2 January 1876  Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 28 July 1952  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA 

                                         + Didier Leon 'David' Pitre  b: 13 November 1872  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1892  Lafourche, LA [Andre Gratien Raphael/Marguerite Landry]; d: 11 October 1936  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                         8           Justine Zulema Pitre  b: 26 September 1878  Lockport, Lafourche, LA; d: 20 October 1906  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Albert Casanova  b: Abt. 1878; m: Abt. 1901  Lafourche, LA                           

                         8           Leufroid Richard Pitre  b: 22 August 1881  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; d: 12 August 1962  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                                         + Ophelia Euseline Cantrelle  b: 11 September 1882  Larose, Lafourche, LA; m: 5 May 1902  Holy Rosary, Larose, Lafourche, LA; d: 14 November 1905  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA 

                                       *2nd Wife of Leufroid Richard Pitre:                                                     

                                         + Eloise Estelle Callahan  b: 2 February 1882  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 June 1909  Holy Rosary, Larose, Lafourche, LA [Gideon Joseph/Anastasie Marie Gaudet]; d: 4 February 1960  Galliano, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Richard Martial Pitre:


- 1880 Jefferson, Louisiana:  Richard Pitre 30 (laborer), wife Adrienne 24, Julien 6, Julia 4, Zulema 1.

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Adrienne Peet 44 (laborer); 4 of 4 children still living, Julien 26 (fisherman), Zulma 21, Luefroize 10 (fisherman); her widowed brother Leonce 35, & his children, Julienne 10, Orleon 8, Ammie 6.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Widow (sic Mrs.) Richard M. Peter 55; 3 of 4 children still living, niece Emma Pitre 16, grandchildren Lana Casanova 6 & Eutash Peter 6.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Adrene Pitre 64, niece Amma 26, orphaned granddaughter Lora Casanova 14.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Adrianne Pitre 75, widowed brother Leonce 64, her widowed son Julien 55 (laborer), and grandson Victor 18 (fisherman).


Tombstone Inscription, Cheniere Caminada Cemetery, Jefferson, LA:  Died 1889 / Richard Pitre

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Mrs. Adrien Pitre / born Dec. 15, 1855 / died Sept. 20, 1933


WWI registration records (sons):

Julien Apolloni Pitre:  Julien A. Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 9 Feb 1874; Adrienne Pitre; tall height, stout build; blue eyes & light hair.

Leufroid Richard Pitre:  Lufroy Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 22 Aug 1880; Eloise Callahan Pitre; tall height, stout build; blue eyes & black hair.

Obituaries for the children:
Julien Apolloni Pitre:
  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Saturday, 14 February 1948 - At residence on Thursday, February 12, 1948, at 5:40 o'clock p.m., Julien Napoleon Pitre, beloved husband of the late Clarence Cretini and father of Victor Pitre and Mrs. Sylvest Danos, aged 74 years; survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from the late residence, Cut Off, La., on Saturday, February 14, 1948, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Services at Sacred Heart Catholic church, Cut Off, La.  Interment in Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home, Raceland, La., in charge.


Marie Julia Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Mrs. Julia Pitre / Medrick Theriot / Mrs. Julia Pitre / born Jan. 2, 1876 / died July 28, 1952 / Vincy J. Cheramie / born April 9, 1928 / died July 5, 1987   ///   Didier L. Pitre / born Nov. 13, 1872 / died Oct. 11, 1936


Leufroid Richard Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 13 August 1962 - At Lady of the Sea hospital, Galliano, La., on Sunday, Aug. 12, 1962, at 11:30 o'clock a.m., Luffrey Pitre, beloved husband of the late Eloise Callahan and father of Eustache, Elbe and Harold Pitre, Mrs. Leon Bourgeois, Mrs. John Hennessey, Mrs. Alfred Gelchrist; stepfather of Joseph Cantrelle; survived by 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, age 81 years; a native and a resident of Cut Off, Louisiana.  Relatives and friends of the family also members of the W.O.W. of Cut Off, Louisiana are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, La., on Tuesday, August 14, 1962, at 9 o'clock a.m.  Requiem Mass at St. Joseph Catholic church, Galliano, Louisiana.  Interment Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery, Cut Off, Louisiana.  Parlors will be open at 9 o'clock a.m. Monday morning.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Galliano, Louisiana, in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cut Off, LA:  Lufroid Pitre / Aug. 22, 1980 / Aug. 12, 1962  //  Eloise Callahan Pitre / Feb. 2, 1882 / Feb. 4, 1960



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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)

- South Louisiana Vital Family Records: Terrebonne Genealogical Society

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:  26 February 2016.