Silvain Homere Pitre

1845 Lafourche, Louisiana 1919 Lafourche, LA



Continuation of tree (8th child of Francois Basile Pitre/Scholastique Boutary); all known surname descendants:

              7          Silvain Homere Pitre  b: 16 September 1845  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 December 1919  Lafourche, LA

                                +Marie Lirette  b: March 1850  Lafourche, LA; m: 18 June 1870  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 21 May 1927  Lafourche, LA

                         8          Marie Scholastique Pitre  b: 8 June 1871  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 11 September 1872  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Eve Eugenie Pitre  b: 11 January 1873  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 17 December 1874  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Armina Cleona Pitre  b: 10 March 1875  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 15 March 1939  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                        +Albert Use(y)  b: 7 August 1867  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 17 September 1891  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Alfred Augustin/Alice Azelie Hebert]; d: 26 May 1931  Lafourche, LA

                         8          Cleonise Pitre  b: 10 March 1875  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1880  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Joseph Julien Pitre  b: 3 June 1877  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 9 February 1941  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Camilia Use  b: 31 October 1883  Lafourche, LA; m: 15 June 1899  St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA [Alfred Augustin/Alice Azelie Hebert]; d: 24 June 1963  Algiers, Orleans, LA

                         8          Henri 'Eugene' Pitre  b: 15 July 1879  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. February 1941

                         8          Jean Pitre  b: 24 June 1881  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1900

                         8          Silvin Henri Pitre  b: 10 November 1883  St. Philomene, Labadieville, LA; d: 20 October 1918  Coteau Settlement, Lafourche, LA

                         8          child Pitre  b: Abt. 1885; d: 11 March 1890  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Helene Estelle Pitre  b: 7 April 1887  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 July 1966  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

                                         +Martial Marcel Jean Use(y)  b: 31 August 1885  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 16 January 1908  Lafourche, LA [Alfred Augustin/Alice Azelie Hebert]; d: 3 September 1952  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA



Notes for Silvain Homere Pitre:


- 1870

- 1880 Lafourche, Louisiana:  Sylvain Pitre 32 (laborer), wife Marie 30, Cleonard 5, Julian 2, Eugene 11 months.

- 1900 Lafourche, LA:  Silvain Pitre 54 (day laborer), wife of 31 years Marie 50; 5 of 9 children still living, Julien 22 (day laborer), Eugene 20 (day laborer), Henry 17 (day laborer), Hellene 13, Camilla 7 (probably Camilla Use 17).


- 1910

- 1920 Coteau Settlement, Lafourche, LA:  Widow Mary Pitre 70, with son Eugene Pitre 40 (farm laborer).


WWI registration records (sons):

Julien Joseph Pitre:  Julien Joseph Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 3 Jun 1877; Camilla Use Pitre; tall height, slender build; gray eyes & brown hair.

Henri 'Eugene' Pitre:  Eugene Henry Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 15 Jul 1879; Marie Lirette Pitre; short height, medium build; brown eyes & black hair.

Silvin Henri Pitre:  Henry Silven Pitre; Lafourche, LA; born 13 Nov 1882; Marie Lirett Pitre; tall height, slender build; brown eyes & brown hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Joseph Julien Pitre:  Times Picayune, 10 February 1941 - On Sunday, February 9, 1941, at 5:30 o'clock a.m., Julien Pitre, beloved husband of Camille Usey, father of Mrs. Joseph Foucha, Mrs. Biaggio Maggio, Albert, Camile and Davis Pitre, brother of Mrs. M. Usey and Eugene Pitre, also survived by 8 grandchildren, age 61 years, a native of Lafourche parish, Louisiana, and a resident of Algiers, La., for the past 22 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, also the Holy Name Society, International Association of Fire Fighters' Local No. 632, New Orleans police department and employees of Federal Barge Lines, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, which will take place Monday, February 10, 1941, at 10 o'clock a.m., from the Algiers funeral home of E.J. Mothe, 1300 Vallette street.  Religious services at Holy Name of Mary church.  Interment St. Bartholomew cemetery.


Helene Estelle Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 7 July 1966:  On Wednesday, July 6, 1966, at 7 o'clock a.m., Helen Pitre Usey, wife of the late Marcel Usey, mother of Thomas, Wilson, Henry and Marcel Usey Jr., Mrs. Eves Morvant, Mrs. Irvin Andres and Mrs. Willie Bonvillian, the late Remy and Laura Usey; also survived by 29 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; age 79 years; a native and a resident of Lafourche Parish.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Thibodaux Funeral Home, 812 St. Philip st., Thibodaux, La., on Thursday, July 7, 1966, at 10 o'clock a.m., religious services at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Thibodaux, La.  Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery.  Arrangements by Thibodaux Funeral Home.

Tombstone Inscription, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Thibodaux, LA:  Mrs. / Marcel Usey / Apr. 7, 1887 / Jul 6, 1966  //  Marcirl John Usey / Aug. 31, 1885 / Sept. 3, 1952 / R. I. P.


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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)

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Parishes of Acadia, Allen Beauregard, Cameron,

     Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St Landry, St Martin, St Mary and Vermillion.  (Rev.


- 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:  20 May 2021.