Theodule 'Pierre' Pitre

1845 Lafourche, Louisiana after 1920



Continuation of tree (9th child of Paul Ambroise Pitre/Rosalie Naquin); all known surname descendants:

              7          Theodule 'Pierre' Pitre  b: December 1845  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bet. 1920-1930  Terrebonne, LA 

                               +Marie Emelia Guidry  b: 25 March 1842  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 2 May 1864  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Baptiste/Marie Marcelline Thibodeaux]; d: 6 April 1888  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Camille Pitre  b: 15 August 1865  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 30 October 1943  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Adam Rogers  b: November 1864  Terrebonne, LA; m: 11 January 1886  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Alex/Silvania Trahan]; d: 14 May 1928 Louisa, St. Mary, LA

                         8          'Gustave' Pierre Pitre  b: 29 December 1867  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 May 1946  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Marie Anna 'Annie' Martin  b: 12 November 1871  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; m: 16 April 1888  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Evariste/Adalise Marguerite Guidry]; d: 1949  Bourg, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Eve Pitre  b: 16 August 1871  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: January 1898

                                        +Ernest Darcey  b: 19 August 1865  Bayou Blue, Terrebonne, LA; m: 20 January 1890  St. Francois de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Leon/Marguerite Zulima Porche]; d: 13 June 1956  Bayou Blue, Lafourche, LA

                         8          Octavie Elvire Pitre  b: 15 May 1874  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 6 December 1955  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Ellis Eschete  b: 16 December 1871  Chauvin, Terrebonne, LA; m: 22 January 1894  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Drazile/Aurelia Labit]; d: 27 March 1958  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Alzina Pitre  b: 19 January 1879  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 20 December 1972  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Louis Clemille 'Clay' Belanger  b: 7 July 1871; m: 5 May 1898  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Celestin/Adele Marie Chauvin]; d: 31 May 1943  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Elie Marie Terence Pitre  b: 6 May 1881  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 28 October 1954  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +Medora Boudreaux  b: 14 February 1885  Terrebonne, LA; m: 26 April 1902  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA [Fostin/unknown]; d: 1 March 1973  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Joseph Emile Pitre  b: 27 June 1883  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 October 1885  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Josephine Evelia Pitre  b: 31 January 1886  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA


                            *2nd Wife of Theodule Pierre Pitre:                                    

                                +Josephine Labit  b: September 1855; m: 8 June 1891  St. Francis de Sales, Houma, Terrebonne, LA [Jean Baptiste/Pauline Ledet]; d: 10 December 1943  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Marie Emma Pitre  b: 27 August 1891  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 27 September 1978  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                                        +James Joseph Dill  b: 8 June 1897; m: Abt. 1921; d: 30 October 1968  Houma, Terrebonne, LA

                         8          Francois Theodule Pitre  b: 4 August 1894  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; d: 24 January 1969  New Orleans, LA

                                        +Louise Leveque  b: 4 December 1900  New Orleans, LA; m: Abt. 1929 [Andre/Marie Laura Fornaris ]; d: 11 December 1986  New Orleans, LA

                         8          Joseph Octave Pitre  b: 21 November 1895  Montegut, Terrebonne, LA; d: 21 July 1958  New Orleans, Orleans, LA

                                        +Bessie Lorena Adoue  b: 29 April 1896  Houma, Terrebonne, LA; m: 14 October 1915  New Orleans, Orleans, LA [Ulysses Joseph/Ellen Hart Singleton]; d: February 1983  Orleans, LA




Notes for Theodule 'Pierre' Pitre:


- 1870 Lockport, Terrebonne, Louisiana:  Theodule Pette 19, wife Emily 25, Camille 5, August 3, living with his father-in-law John Gaidry 82.

- 1880 Terrebonne, LA:  Ordeal Pete 38 (laborer), wife Emily 36, Comealia 15, Gustave 13, Eva 9, Elvira 7, Alzena 2.

- 1900 Terrebonne, LA:  Theodule Pitre 52 (farm laborer), 2nd wife of 9 years wife Josephine 44 , Emma 7, Frank 5, Octave 4.  Son Elie Pitre 19 (farm laborer), living with his sister Elvire 26 & her husband Elles Eschette 28 & son.

- 1910 Houma, Terrebonne, LA:  Theodule Petre 63 (farmer), wife of 18 years Josephine 54, Emma 17, Frank 15, Octave 14.

- 1920 Barrowtown, Terrebonne, LA:  Theodule Pitre 74 (farm laborer), wife Josephine 64.


- 1930 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Josephine Labit 74, living with family of daughter Emma 32 & husband James Dill 32, and their 4 children.


- 1940 Terrebonne, LA:  Widow Josephine Labit 82, living with son-in-law James Dill 42, wife Emma 41 & their 5 children.


WWI registration records (sons):

Elie Marie Terence Pitre:  Elie M. Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 6 May 1881; Mederor Boudreaux (wife); medium height, medium build.
Francois Theodule Pitre:  Frank Theodule Pitre; Terrebonne, LA; born 4 Aug 1894 (Houma); wife; medium height, medium build; gray eyes & blonde hair.

Joseph Octave Pitre:  Octave Joseph Pitre; Orleans, LA; born 21 Nov 1895 (Houma); wife & child; short height, slender build; gray eyes & light hair.

Obituaries for the children:

Marie Camille Pitre:  The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, LA), Monday, 1 November 1943:  New Iberia, Nov. 1 - Funeral services were conducted at the Weeks Island Catholic Chapel this morning at 10:30 for Mrs. Camilla Pitre Rogers, age 78, who died at the residence of her son, Claude Rogers in New Orleans on Saturday at 8:30 a.m.  Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Wilson Provost, Biloxi, Miss., six sons, Howard and Paul, Port Arthur, Texas; Claude, New Orleans; Sidney and Camille, Weeks Island; Fagnis, New Orleans.  Jacquemond Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription,  St. Helens Cemetery, St. Mary, LA:  Mrs. Adam Rogers / nee Camille Pitre / 1866 - 1943  //  Adam Rogers / 1865 - 1928


'Gustave' Pierre Pitre:  Times Picayune, 29 May 1946 - At Bourg, La., on May 28, Gustave Pitre, 78 years old (born December 12, 1867); survived by his widow, Annie Martin, and seven children, Mrs. Lucius Falgout of Bourg, La., Clarence Pitre of Raceland, La., Mrs. Inez Belanger of New Orleans, La., Mrs. Neville Eschete of Chauvin, La., Senior Assistant Nurse Officer Laura M. Pitre of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Arthur Dupre of Houma, La., and Mrs. Nason LeBleu of Bourg, La.; 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Mr. Pitre was a native, a lifelong and second oldest resident of Bourg, La.  Funeral services at the St. Ann Catholic church, Bourg, La.  Funeral arrangements not completed.  Chauvin Funeral Home in charge.


Octavie Elvire Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Wednesday, 7 December 1955:  Eschete - At the residence, Houma, La., on Tuesday, December 6, 1955, at 3 o'clock p.m., Mrs. Elvire Eschete, wife of Ellis Eschete; mother of Dennis, Paul, Randolph and Magnus of Houma, La., and Lawrence Eschete of New Orleans, Mrs. Percy Richaud of Houma, La., and Mrs. William Detiveaux of Bourg, La.; also survived by 20 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place Wednesday, December 7, 1955, from the First National Funeral Home, Houma, La.  Religious services at St. Francis de Sales church at 4 o'clock p.m.  Interment in St. Francis de Sales cemetery.


Marie Alzina Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #1, Houma:  BELANGER / Louis Clay / July 7, 1871 / May 31, 1943 / Alzina Pitre / Jan. 19, 1879 / Dec. 20, 1972 / Don Louis / Feb. 13, 1945


Elie Marie Terence Pitre:  Times Picayune, 29 October 1954 - On Thursday, October 26, 1954, at 12:30 o'clock a.m., Elie M. Pitre, of 224 Gouaux avenue, Houma, La., husband of Modorea Boudreaux, father of Milton Pitre and Mrs. Ralph Romine of Houma, La., Mrs. Elvine Champagne and Mrs. Woodrow Leske of New Orleans, La., aged 73 years, a native of Terrebonne parish and a resident of Houma, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place on Friday, October 29, 1954, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., from the Chauvin Funeral Home, Houma, La.  Religious services at St. Francis de Sales Catholic church, Houma, La.  Interment in Magnolia cemetery.  Chauvin Funeral Home in charge.

Tombstone Inscription, Magnolia Cemetery, Houma:  ELIE M. PITRE / Elie M. Pitre / May 6, 1881 - Oct. 26, 1954 / his wife / Medora Boudreaux Pitre / Feb. 14, 1885 - Mar. 1, 1973 / Elvine P. Champagne / Mar. 4, 1903 - Aug. 29, 1976


Marie Emma Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, LA:  JAMES J. DILL / James Joseph Dill / Louisiana / EN2 US Navy / World War I / June 8, 1897 - Oct. 30, 1968 / Emma P. Dill / died Sept. 27, 1978 / Rudolph A. Babin / 8-19-1932 - 9-2-1977


Francois Theodule Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 26 January 1969:  On Friday, January 24, 1969, at 11:50 o'clock p.m., Frank J. Pitre, age 74 years; beloved husband of Louise Leveque; father of Frank A. Mauberret; son of the late Theodore Pitre and Josephine Labit; brother of Mrs. James Dill of Houma, La., and the late Octave J. Pitre; also survived by two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Relatives and friends of the family, also members of the Holy Name Society of St. Leo the Great Church, and employees of J.C. Morris Kitchenaids, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from the Laudumiey Funeral Home, 1225 North Rampart street (parking adjoining) on Monday, January 27, 1969, at 9:30 o'clock a.m., followed by Mass at St. Leo the Great Church, Paris avenue.  Interment in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3.  Recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Sunday.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday.


Joseph Octave Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 22 July 1958 - On Monday, July 21, 1958, at 8:15 o'clock p.m., Octave J. Pitre, beloved husband of Bessie Adoue, mother of Mrs. Oliver J. Malbrough; brother of Mrs. James Dill of Houma, La., and Frank Pitre, half-brother of Mrs. Clay Bellanger; also survived by one grandchild; aged 62 years; a native of Houma, La. and a resident of New Orleans for the past 43 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, Wednesday, July 23, 1958, at 9 o'clock a.m., from the auxillary funeral home of Jacob Schoen and Son, Inc., 3827 Canal Street at N. Scott Street, with Requiem Mass at St. Leo the Great church.  Interment Houma, La.


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Items in RED verified from transcriptions in the following:

- Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records

- 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).


Last updated:  3 July 2021.