Raoul Pierre Pitre

1880 Thibodaux, Louisiana 1946 Lafourche, LA



Continuation of tree (3rd child of Victorin Pitre/Marie Phelonise Molaison); all known surname descendants:

               8          Raoul Pierre Pitre  b: 1 May 1880  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 26 December 1946  Lafourche, LA

                                 +Marie Annette Soignier  b: November 1883  Lafourche, LA; m: 31 January 1899  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Clay/----]; d: 14 March 1959  Lafourche, LA       

                           9          Clay Joseph Pitre  b: 21 June 1904  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 4 November 1961  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Juanita Roundtree  b: 15 May 1926  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1943  [Philip/Yula Deshotels]; d: 24 December 2000  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA 

                           9          Agathe Pitre  b: Abt. 1910  Lafourche, LA; d: Abt. 1932

                                          +Clemille Theriot  b: 4 June 1909  Raceland, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1928 [Aziel/Eugenia Danos]; d: 10 April 1982  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA                        

                           9          Raoul J. Pitre  b: 22 May 1914  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 3 March 1993  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Florence Roger  b: 10 February 1920  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: Aft. 1950 [Leo/Helen Clement]; d: 30 December 2012  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA       

                           9          Walter D. Pitre  b: 8 April 1916  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 19 December 1985  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                          +Marion Himel  b: 19 July 1923  Labadieville, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1946 [Sidney/Una L. ---]; d: 15 August 1997  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                           9          Bernice Pitre  b: Abt. 1922  Lafourche, LA; d: 16 September 1925  Lafourche, LA



Notes for Raoul Pierre Pitre:   


- 1900 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Rouell Pitre 18, wife of 1 year Anette 16, living with his widowed father-in-law Clay Sojoinett 38 and his family.

- 1910 Lafourche, LA:  Raoul Pete 29 (farm laborer), wife of 11 years Annet 27 (1 of 2 children still living), Clay 4.

- 1920 Lafourche, LA:  Raul Pitre 40 (locomotive engineer), wife Annette 38, Clay 14, Agate 9, Raul 5, Walter 3.

- 1930 Lafourche, LA:  Raoul Pitre 51, wife Annette 48, Clay J. 24, Raoul Jr. 16, Walter 13.


- 1940 Lafourche, LA: Raoul Pitre 59 laborer/Highway Dept. [$200 house value], wife Annette 58, Clay 36 farm laborer/farm, Raoul Jr. 25 farm laborer/farm, Walter 22 farm laborer/farm, granddaughter Rose Mary Theriot 10.  [Hwy 29, outside Thibodaux]

- 1950 Lafourche, LA:  Widow Inez S. Pitre 66, son Raoul Jr. 38 farm helper/farm, niece Rose Mary Hebert 20 (sep), grandson Willie Paul Hebert 2.

WWI registration record:  Raoul Pierre Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 1 May 1880; Annette Sonier Pitre; medium height, medium build, black eyes & black hair.

WWII Record:  Raoul Pierre Pitre, res. Lafourche, LA; b. 1 May 1880 Lafourche, LA; contact Mr. Maurice Pitre (Lafourche, LA); 140 lbs., brown eyes & gray hair, dark complexion; 27 Apr 1942 Lafourche, LA.


Tombstone inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Mrs. / Annette S. Pitre / 1882 - 1959 / Raoul P. Pitre / 1880 - 1945


Notes for Marie Annette Soignier:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 15 March 1959 - At Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, March 14, 1959, at 2:20 o'clock a.m., Annette Marie Soignier, beloved wife of the late Raoul Pitre, mother of Clay Pitre of Lafourche, La., Raoul Pitre Jr., of Thibodaux, La., and Walter Pitre of Labadieville, La., the late Mrs. Agatha Theriot and Bernice Pitre; also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; age 76 years; a native and a resident of Lafourche, La.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Thompson Machinery Company, City of Thibodaux, La., and Taylor Equipment Company are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from Thibodaux funeral home, 812 St. Philip street, Thibodaux, La., on Sunday, March 15, 1959, at 4 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Thibodaux, La.  Interment in St. Joseph cemetery.  Arrangements by Thibodaux funeral home, Thibodaux, La.


Obituaries for the children:

Clay Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 5 November 1961 - At St. Joseph hospital, Thibodaux, La., on Saturday, November 4, 1961, at 5:20 o'clock a.m., Clay Joseph Pitre Sr., beloved husband of Juanita Roundtree; father of Clay Jr., Merton and Kenneth Petre; age 57 years; a native of and a resident of Thibodaux, La., R.F.D.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral. Services from Landry's Funeral Home, Thibodaux, La., on Sunday, November 5, 1961, at 3 o'clock p.m.  Religious services at St. Joseph Catholic church, Thibodaux, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Homes, Inc., Raceland, La., in charge.

Tombstone Inscription: St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux: R.I.P. / Clay J. Pitre Sr. / born June 21, 1904 / died Nov. 4, 1961


Raoul J. Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 3 March 1993:  A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux for Raoul Pierce "Black" Pitre, 78, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Thibodaux, who died at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 3.  Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery.  He was the husband of Florence Roger Pitre; father of Carolyn Stilts.  He is also survived by two grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Raoul and Annette Soignet Pitre; two brothers, Clay and Walter Pitre; and a sister, Anastacia Theriot.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland was in charge of the arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  Raoul J. Pitre Jr. / Sgt US Army / World War II / May 22, 1914 Mar. 3, 1993


Walter D. Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), 19 December 1985:  Walter Pitre - Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday from St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Thibodaux for Walter D. Pitre, 69, a native and resident of Thibodaux, who died today at 3:15 a.m.  He is survived by his wife, Marion H. Pitre; and a brother, Raoul Pitre.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Raoul and Annette S. Pitre; a brother, Clay Pitre; and sisters, Agatha P. Theriot and Bernice Pitre.  Visitation is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the church.  Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.  Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland is in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Thibodaux:  Walter D. Pitre / 4-8-16 -- 12-19-85 / Marion H. Pitre / 7-19-23 -- 8-15-97


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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:  17 June 2022.