Richard Peter Pitre

1880 Montegut, Louisiana 1920 Chauvin, Louisiana



Continuation of tree (4th child of Elie Pitre/Mathilde Cornelia White); all known surname descendants:

               8     Richard Peter Pitre  b: 21 February 1880  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 1 March 1920  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA  (accident - gas asphyxiation)

                                +Julienne Leboeuf  b: 15 February 1881  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 15 January 1901  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Theophile Etienne/Elise Angelique Guidry]; d: 14 December 1950  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Marie Angelina Pitre  b: 16 February 1903  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 4 January 1994  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Shelly Pitre  b: Abt. 1905  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 1 March 1920  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Lawrence Maurice Pitre  b: 30 June 1907  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 26 November 1972  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Cecilia Nora Crochet  b: 3 July 1912; m: Abt. 1930 [Adam/Julie Eveline Leboeuf]; d: 21 May 1976  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Lillan Pitre  b: 21 September 1909  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 February 1974  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Harold Savoy  b: 19 September 1909; m: Abt. 1931; d: 17 August 1969   

                          9          Harris Peter Pitre  b: 20 December 1912  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 22 August 1994  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Annalee Marie Bourg  b: 6 May 1927  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: unknown [Joseph Eugene/Therzile Louisa Theresa Brunet]; d: 31 October 1997  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                          9          Clarence Joseph Pitre  b: 10 February 1916  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 21 December 1989  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                                          +Edna Bourg (Trahan)  b: 14 March 1917; m: Abt. 1945; d: 30 August 1959

                          9          Vivian Pitre  b: 5 September 1918  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 25 June 2003  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA

                                         +Alvin A. Leblanc  b: 17 January 1914; m: Abt. 1939; d: June 1978  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA



Notes for Richard Peter Pitre:


- 1910 Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Peter Pitre 27 (oyster fisherman), wife Julia 27, Angelina 7, Shelly 5, Maurice 3, Lillian 7 months; living with his widowed mother Cornelia Pitre 55, and siblings Forest 25 (laborer), Ellis 23 (oyster fisherman), Amanda 17, & Annie 16.

- 1920 Terrebonne, LA:  Pierre Pitre 39 (oyster fisherman), wife Julian 37, Angeline 16, Shelly 14 (oyster fisherman), Lawrence 12, Lillian 10, Harris 8, Clarence 6, Vivian 1.

- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Julien Pitre 54, Angelina 24, Lillian 19, Harris 17, Clarence 13, Vivian 11.


- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Julienne Pitre 58, Angelina 36, Harris 25 com. labor/farm, Clarence 23 com. labor/farm  [below Montegut, lower Terrebonne]

- 1950 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Peter Pitre 69, Angelina 47.

WWI registration records:  Peter Richard Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 1 Jun 1881; Julien Leboeuf Pitre; medium height, medium build; brown eyes & brown hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Angelina Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Dugas Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Angelina / Marie Pitre / Feb. 16, 1903 / Jan. 4, 1994 / age 90


Lillian Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), Thursday, 28 February 1974:  Mrs. Lillian Pitre Savoy, a native of Montegut, died Wednesday, Feb 27 at 10:15 am at 64.  She was the wife of the late Mr. Harold Savoy and the mother of Ronald Peter Savoy of New Orleans, Mrs. Lloyd Ledet of Houma, Mrs. Peter Gibbia of Slidell, and the late Armond Joseph Savoie and the late Rowena Savoie.  She was the sister of Harris and Clarence Pitre, both of Montegut, Mrs. Evangeline Pitre of Montegut and Mrs. Alvin LeBlanc of Little Caillou, as well as the late Lawrence and Shelly Pitre.  She is also survived by 10 grandchildren.  Services are to begin at 9 am Friday, Mar. 1 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial rites to follow at the Dugas Cemetery.  Chauvin Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, Dugas Cemetery:  Mrs. / Lillian Pitre Savoy / Sept. 21, 1909 / Feb. 27, 1974


Harris Peter Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Dugas Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Harris Peter Pitre / Tec 4 US Army / World War II / Dec. 20, 1912 - Aug. 22, 1994  //  Annalee Marie / Bourg Pitre / May 6, 1927 / Oct. 31, 1997 / "our precious mother"


Clarence Joseph Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Dugas Cemetery, Montegut, LA:  Clarence / Joseph Pitre / born Feb. 10, 1916 / died Dec. 21, 1989


Vivian Pitre:  Houma Courier (LA), 27 June 2003:  Vivian Pitre LeBlanc, 84, a native of Montegut and resident of Chauvin, died at 9:31 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003.  Visitation will be from 4 to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to funeral time Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chauvin.  Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial in St. Elie Cemetery.  She is survived by two sons, LeRoy LeBlanc and wife, Nola, and Donald LeBlanc and wife, Judy, all of Chauvin; two daughters, Harriet Dupre and husband, Sherwin, of Chauvin and Loretta Ann Henry and husband, Herman, of Bourg; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin A. LeBlanc; her parents, Peter Pitre and Julianne LeBeouf Pitre; four brothers,
Lawrence, Clarence, Harris and Peter Pitre; and two sisters, Lillian Savoy and Angelina Pitre.  She was a homemaker and a parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.



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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:  9 August 2022.