William Pitre

1888 Thibodaux, LA 1961 New Orleans, LA



Continuation of tree (2nd child of Joseph Adolphe Pitre/Adeline Aimee Molaison); all known surname descendants:

                 9          William Pitre  b: 15 June 1888  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 22 January 1961  New Orleans, LA

                                    +Josephine Axilla Thibodaux  b: 11 July 1892  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 1 April 1910  Our Lady of the Rosary, Larose, Lafourche, LA [Auguste/Josephine Justilia Tabor]; d: 14 July 1966  Reserve, St. John the Baptist, LA

                            10         Agnes Marie Pitre  b: 21 January 1911  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 January 1975  Westwego, Jefferson, LA

                                           +Leonard Joseph Oubre  b: 26 January 1911  Vacharie, St. James, LA; m: 16 January 1930 [Joseph Noe/Jeanne Rome]; d: 13 January 1985  Waveland, Hancock, MS

                            10         Argentine Pitre  b: 11 November 1912  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 31 December 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Lucien Alexis Bruce  b: 16 July 1910  Cloverly, Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1932 [Adam Joseph/Pauline Josephine Danos]; d: 3 June 2004  Cut Off, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Beatrice Pitre  b: 19 September 1914; d: 3 December 1982  Lafitte, Jefferson, LA

                                             +Alcide Felicien Danos  b: 10 July 1910  Golden Meadow, Lafourche, LA; m: 7 February 1934  Lafourche, LA [Joseph/Sedonia Bruce]; d: 1 May 1970  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                            10         Annie Pitre  b: 6 November 1916  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 27 April 2007  Larose, Lafourche, LA

                                           + Rene Joseph Guidroz  b: 3 April 1911  Lafourche, LA; m: Abt. 1936 [Camile/Irma Savoie]; d: 14 August 1986  Galliano, Lafourche, LA

                            10         Inez Pitre  b: 4 January 1919  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 6 February 2003  Gramercy, St. James, LA

                                            +Paul Cortez  b: 1913  St. John, LA; m: Abt. 1936 [Paul Hermenigilde/Blanche Dempster]; d: 27 March 1957  Laplace, St. John, LA

                                          *2nd Husband of Inez Pitre:

                                            +John Joseph Logarbo  b: 30 December 1919  St. James, LA; m: unknown [Peter/Mary Provencano]; d: 26 July 1994  St. James, LA

                            10         Anna V. Pitre  b: 12 January 1920  Choctaw, Lafourche, LA; d: 10 January 1989  Marrero, Jefferson, LA

                                           +Murphy Joseph Prestenbach  b: 13 July 1911; m: 10 February 1945  [Charles Gustave/Regina Victoria Walker]; d: 26 December 1982  Crown Point, Jefferson, LA

                            10         Edwin Joseph Pitre  b: 24 September 1922  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 7 April 1973  New Sarpy, St. Charles, LA

                                           +Vivian Marie Sexton  b: 25 April 1923  Mosheim, Bosque, TX; m: Abt. 1940 [Lawrence L./Beulah Burdette]; d: 14 May 2008  Slidell, St. Tammany, LA

                            10         Helen Pitre  b: 7 February 1924  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 5 October 1990

                                            +John Gustin Boudreaux  b: 27 March 1923  Vacherie, St. James, LA; m: 30 April 1943; d: 30 April 1992  Lutcher, St. James, LA

                            10         Cleveland Joseph Pitre  b: 24 November 1926  Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 22 Jun 1985  Norco, St. Charles, LA

                                            +Darlene Dola Maples  b: 15 April 1930  Elk City, Oklahoma, OK; m: 15 July 1946 [Harvey Harry/Rena Lorene Belle Foster]; d: 13 October 2003  Norco, St. Charles, LA

                            10         Marie Theresa Pitre  b: 1929; d: 14 March 1929  St. John the Baptist, LA

                            10         Adam Pitre  b: 1 September 1932; d: Aft. April 2007


Notes for William Pitre:


- 1910 Lafourche, Louisiana:  William Pitre 22, wife of 1 month Josephine 17, living w/family of Clovis Molaison 29 & wife Luellia 24.


- 1920


- 1930 Tangipahoa, LA:  Willie Piete 44 farmer/truck farm, wife Josephine 42, Adgnis 19, Argentine Pat 18, Beatrice 17, Annie 14, Orise 11, Anna 10, Edwin 9, Earline 7, Cleveland 3.  [22 Gravel Road]


- 1940 St. John the Baptist, LA:  Willie Pitre 52 [$100 house value] labor/ditching WPA, wife Josephine 49, Anna 19 new worker, Edwin 17 new worker, Helen 16 new worker, Cleveland 12, Adam 7.

- 1950 Laplace, St. John the Baptist, LA:  Willis Pitre 64, wife Josephine 61, Adam 17 brick stacker/brickcrete, grandson Roy J. Boudreaux 6.

Obituary:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 24 January 1961 - In New Orleans, La., on Sunday, January 22, 1961, at 7:20 o'clock p.m., Willie Pitre, beloved husband of Josephine Thibodaux; father of Mrs. Agnes Oubre, Mrs. Argentina Bruce, Mrs. Beatrice Donas, Mrs. Anna Prestonback, Mrs. Inez La Garbo, Mrs. Annie Guidroz, Mrs. Helen Boudreaux and Edwin, Cleveland and Adam Pitre, also survived by 48 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren; aged 72 years, and a resident of Laplace, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, which will take place from Millet Funeral Home, Laplace, La., on Tuesday, January 24, 1961, at 9:30 o'clock a.m.  Interment in St. Peter cemetery, Reserve, La.


Online photo: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/10040144/person/-707133365


Notes for Josephine Axilla Thibodaux:

Obituary:  Pitre - On Thursday, July 14, 1966, at 5:45 o'clock a.m., Josephine Thibodeaux, wife of the late Willie Pitre; mother of Mrs. Leonard Oubre of Westwego, La., Mrs. Lucien Bruce of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Alcide Danos and Mrs. Murphy Prestonback of Lafitte, La., Mrs. Rene Guidroz of Larose, La., Mrs. Johnny Lagarbo of Lutcher, La., Mrs. John Boudreaux and Adam Pitre of Laplace, La., Edwin Pitre of New Sarpy, La., and Cleveland Pitre of Norco, La.; also survived by 51 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; age 74 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Millet Funeral Home, Laplace, La., on Saturday, July 16, 1966, at 10:00 o'clock a.m.  Religious services st St. Joan of Arc Church, Laplace, La.  Interment in St. Peter Cemetery, Reserve, La.  Parlors will be open Friday at 2:00 o'clock p.m.


Obituaries for the children:

Agnes Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 2 February 1975:  Agnes Marie Oubre of Westwego, Louisiana, on Friday, January 31, 1975, wife of Leonard Joseph Oubre; mother of Mrs. Irene Hebert, Mrs. Louise Robicheaux, Mrs. Lorraine Oubre, Mrs. Bertha Lapine, Mrs. Noelie Wheat, Mrs. Carry Gross and Noan Oubre; sister of Mrs. Helen Boudreaux, Mrs. Anna Prestonback, Mrs. Beatrice Danos, Mrs. Annie Guidroz, Mrs. Onzatine Bruce, Mrs. Inez Lagarbe, Cleveland, Adam and the late Edwin Pitre; also survived by 34 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; age 63 years.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services from Westside Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, Louisiana, on Monday, February 3, 1975, at 1:30 o'clock p.m.  Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church.  Interment in Westlawn Memorial Park.  Visitation on Sunday, February 2, 1975 from 6 p.m. until 12 midnight.

Tombstone Inscription:  Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, LA:  Agnes P. Oubre / Jan. 21, 1911 - Jan. 31, 1975


Argentine Marie Pitre:  Tombstone Inscription, Cheramie Cemetery, Galliano, LA:  In loving memory / Argentine Pitre Bruce / Nov. 11, 1912 - Dec. 31, 1986 / Peter Lucien Bruce / Nov. 21, 1944 - April 7, 1987 / Lucien A. Bruce / July 16, 1910 - June 3, 2004


Beatrice Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Sunday, 5 December 1982:  Beatrice Danos, of Lafitte, La., on Friday, December 3, 1982, at 7:30 o'clock a.m., beloved wife of the late Alcide Danos, mother of Willie Danos, Mrs. Lorita Lee, and Mrs. Bernice Molina, daughter of the late Willie and Josephine Pitre; also survived by 2 brothers, 5 sisters, 13 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends of the family, also employees of Camcraft and Ballard Construction Company are invited to attend Mass of Christian Burial at the Benevolent Funeral Home in Lafitte, La., on Monday, December 6, 1982, at 11 o'clock a.m.  Interment in Fleming Cemetery, Lafitte, La.  Visitation on Sunday, December 5, 1982, after 6 p.m.  West Side Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tombstone Inscription:  Fleming Cemetery, Jean Lafitte, Jefferson, LA:  Alcide F. Danos / July 10, 1910 / May 1, 1970 / Beatrice Danos / Sept. 19, 1914 - Dec. 3, 1982


Annie Pitre:  Lafourche Daily Comet (LA), Monday, 29 April 2007:  Annie P. Guidroz, 90, a native of Choctaw and resident of Larose, died at 9:05 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2007.  Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today and 8 to 9:30 a.m. Monday at Falgout Funeral Home in Galliano.   Service will at 10 a.m. Monday at Open Door Revival Center with burial in Cheramie Cemetery.  She is survived by four sons, Rene Guidroz Jr. and wife, Mary, Dave Guidroz and wife, Wilma, Melvin Guidroz and wife, Yvonne, and Troy Guidroz and wife, Judy; one daughter, Irma G. Mayet and husband, Henry; one brother, Adam Pitre; 27 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Rene Guidroz Sr., parents Willie and Josephine Pitre; nine brothers and sisters and two great-grandchildren.  She was a parishioner at Open Door Revival Center.  Falgout Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Inez Pitre:  L'Observateur (La Place, LA), Monday, 17 February 2003:  Inez Pitre Logarbo, 84, a native of Lafourche Parish and resident of Gramercy, died Feb. 6.  She was the wife of the late John Logarbo Sr., and mother of Shirley Oubre, Mary Waguespack, Marie Webre, Joseph and Ray Logarbo, and the late John Logarbo Jr.  She was also the daughter of the late Willie and Josephine Thibodeaux Pitre, and sister of Anna Gautreaux and Adam Pitre.  She is preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.  Services are Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Paulina, with interment at the church cemetery.  Visitation is Sunday, 6-10 p.m. and Monday at 8 a.m.
Tombstone inscription, St. Joseph Cemetery, Paulina, St. James, LA:  Inez P. Logarbo / Jan. 4, 1919 - Feb. 6, 2003 // John J. Logarbo Sr / US Army / World War II / Dec. 30, 1919 - Jul 26, 1994 / Purple Heart


Anna V. Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Thursday, 12 January 1989:  Anna Pitre Prestenbach, a homemaker, died Wednesday of heart failure at JoEllen Smith Medical Center.  She was 68.  Mrs. Prestenbach was born in Choctaw, La., and lived in Crown Point for 45 years.  Survivors include three sons, Jerry, Gary and Frank Prestenbach; a daughter, Jeanne Noonan; a brother, Adam Pitre; three sisters, Annie Guidroz, Inez Pitre and Helen Boudreaux; and two grandchildren.  A Mass will be said Thursday at 9 a.m. at Westside Funeral Home, 5101 West Bank Expressway, Marrero.  Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery.

Tombstone Inscription:  Westlawn Memorial Park, Gretna, LA:  PRESTENBACH / Murphy J. Prestenbach / July 13, 1911 - Dec. 26, 1982 / Ray A. / April 24, 1973 - Aug. 13, 1986 / Anna V. / Jan. 12, 1920 - Jan. 10, 1989

Edwin Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), 8 April 1973:  Edwin Joseph Pitre, on Saturday, April 7, 1973, at 3:30 o'clock p.m., beloved husband of Vivian M. Sexton Pitre; father of Mrs. Joe (Joyce) Bourda of Slidell, La., Mrs. Leonard (Sandra) Abadie of Reserve, La., Mrs. Betty Murry of New Sarpy, La., Mrs. Bobby (Josephine) Lasseigne Jr., at Laplace, La.; brother of Cleveland (Lucky) Pitre of Norco, La., Adam Pitre of La Place, La., Mrs. Agnes Oubre of Westwego, La, Mrs. Frances Bruce of Cut Off, La., Mrs. Beatrice Danos and Mrs. Anna Prestonback of Marrero, La., Mrs. Annie Guidroz of La Rose, La., Mrs. Inez La Garbo of Lutcher, La., Mrs. Helen Boudreaux of Reserve, La., also survived by 15 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; age 51 years; a native of Choctaw, La. and a resident of New Sarpy, La.  Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.  Services at H.C. Alexander Funeral Home Inc., 821 Fourth St., Norco, La., on Monday, April 9, 1973 at 11:30 o'clock a.m. by the Rev. Jimmy Knox.  Interment St. John Memorial Gardens.  Pall bearers Bobby Lasseigne Jr., Leon Abadie Jr., James Duffy, Joseph Bourda, R.C. Cook and William Buckner.  Parlor will be open Sunday at 2:00 o'clock.

Tombstone Inscription:  St. John Memorial Gardens, Laplace, LA:  PITRE / Edwin J. Pitre / Sept. 24, 1922 - April 7, 1973 / Fabien Murry IV / Dec. 10, 1963 - (blank)


Cleveland Joseph Pitre:  Times Picayune (New Orleans, LA), Monday, 24 June 1985:  Pitre: Cleveland Joseph (Lucky) Pitre on Saturday, June 22, 1985 at 8:52 p.m., husband of Darline (Dolly) Maples Pitre; father of Cleve Jerry (Hot Rod) Pitre and Larry Dwain Pitre both of Norco, LA, Linda Kay Breaud of Reserve, LA and E. J. Pitre of Destrehan, LA; also survived by 11 grandchildren; age 58 years, a native of Thibodaux, LA and a resident of Norco for the past 25 years.  Relatives and friends of the family, are invited to attend the funeral.  Services at the H. C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco, LA on Tuesday, June 25, 1985 at 11 o'clock a.m.  Entombment St. Charles Borromeo Mausoleum in Destrahan, LA.  Friends may call on Monday, June 24, 1985 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9 a.m. until funeral time.



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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:  21 August 2022.