Samson Joseph Pitre

1917 New Orleans, LA 1993 Maurepas, LA



Continuation of tree (1st child of Samson Joseph Pitre/Louise Marie Grillot); all known surname descendants:

                 10         Samson Joseph Pitre  b: 1 September 1917  New Orleans, LA; d: 26 October 1997  Maurepas, Livingston, LA

                                           + Ezilda Louise Fleitas  b: 28 March 1915; m: 18 December 1937  New Orleans, LA; d: 27 March 2002  Slidell, St. Tammany, LA

                                  11            Arlette Teresa Pitre  b: 1939  New Orleans, LA; d: Aft. April 2002

                                                    +Ferdinand Charles Bouvier    m: September 1958  New Orleans, LA

                                  11            Robert J. Pitre  b: Abt. 1940 

                                  11            Nelwyn Rose Pitre  b: Abt. 1941 

                                                    +Roger Elwood Bates    m: 10 August 1968  New Orleans, LA

                                  11            Iris Pitre  b: Abt. 1944 

                                                    +--- Pelham



Notes for Samson Joseph Pitre:


- 1940 New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana:  Samson Pitre Jr. 22 pattern maker/Todd Johnson, wife Ezelda 25, Arlette 1, sister-in-law Ruth Fleitas 21 saleslady/retail grocery.

- 1950 rural, Jefferson, LA:  Memnon J. Wood 36 general construction contractor/contracting business, wife Barbara 30, Dallas 6f, Craft S. 4, Holly (June), brother-in-law Samson Pitre 32 pattern maker in a foundry/non-ferrous foundry, wife Ezilda 35 sell cosmetics/retail cosmetic company, Arlette 11, Robert 9, Nelwyn 8, Iris 5.

WWII Records:  Samson Joseph Pitre Jr., res. New Orleans, LA; b. 1 Sep 1917 New Orleans, LA; contact wife Mrs. Samson Joseph Pitre; 5' 10", 160 lbs., brown eyes & brown hair, light complexion, 2 scars on stomach; 16 Oct 1940 New Orleans, LA.


Notes for Ezilda Louise Fleitas:

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 1 April 2002:  Ezilda Fleitas Pitre died March 27, 2002 at Greenbriar Nursing Home, one day before her 87th birthday.  Wife of the late Samson Joseph Pitre, Jr.  Survived by one sister, Doris Fleitas Riley, Lithonia, GA.  Mother of Arlette Pitre Bouvier, Slidell, LA, Robert J. Pitre, Ft. Worth, TX, Nelwyn Pitre Bates, Destrehan, LA and Iris Pitre Pelham, Kenner, LA.  Grandmother of Carl, Alan and Dennis Bouvier, Shirley B. Lewis, Ann B. DeBolt, Josephine M. Garcia, Michael Bates, Scott and Robert Pitre, Jr.  Preceded in death by one great-grandchild.  Survived by 15 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass on Monday morning at 10:00 AM at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1050 Robert Bvld., Slidell, LA.  Rosary preceding the Mass.  Mrs. Pitre's body was donated to science.  Masses preferred in lieu of flowers or memorial donations to Slidell Memorial Hospice, 1045 Florida, Slidell, LA 70458.



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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:  18 August 2022.