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Melasie Jean Baptiste (Bramme) Pitre (abt. 1822 - 1858)

Melasie Jean Baptiste Pitre formerly Bramme
Born about in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half] and [half]
Wife of — married 20 Feb 1840 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Died at about age 36 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
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Melasie Jean Baptiste (Bramme) Pitre was born about 1822 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USA. Her parents were Jean Baptiste (Bramme) Brandt (<1803 - <1876) and Emerante (Andrepont) Bramme (1804 - 1831).

Her siblings were...

  1. Sosthene Brown (1842 - 1896)
  2. Angelique Brown (1846 - )

Melasie married Auguste Joseph Pitre (1815 - 1859) on 20 Feb 1840 in Opelousas.

Their children were...

  1. Marguerite Malasie (Pitre) Bellard (~1841 - ~1862)
  2. Marie Adeline (Pitre) Fontenot (1843 - ~1865).

Melasie died on 4 Dec 1858 in Opelousas aged ~36.

  • "BRANDT, Melanie m. 20 Feb. 1840 August P. PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #15)
  • "BRANDT, Melanie (Jean Baptiste & Marie Anne ENDREPONT) m. 20 Feb. 1840 Auguste PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p. 184)
  • "PITRE, Auguste (Pierre & Marguerite JOUBERT) m. 20 Feb. 1840 Melanie BRANDT (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 184)


  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 October 2015), Melasie Pitre in household of Joacen Pitre, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1585, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 10 October 2015), Melasee J Pitre in household of Joichim L Pitre, St Landry, Opelousas, Louisiana, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, ( : n.d.); citing p. 160, household ID 1031, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,424.

Descendants of Joseph Pierre Pitre Baptiste Melasie Jean Baptiste Bramme 1st wife of Auguste Joseph Pitre

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