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Joannes Madison Pitre (1859 - abt. 1905)

Joannes Madison (Madison) Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 30 Jan 1879 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
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Died about at about age 45 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Joannes Madison Pitre was born on February 10, 1859 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States, son of Dalicourt Joseph Pitre (1829–<1872) and Hermina Pitre (1835–1865).[1][2]

Madison (19) married Ernestine L. Fontenot (17) (born on February 10, 1861 in Opelousas, Louisiana; daughter of G. Fontenot) on January 30, 1879 in Ville Platte, Louisiana.[2]

Their known children were:

In 1900, Madison (41) Pitre was living in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[3]

Madison died about 1905 in Opelousas, aged about 45.


  1. "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934", database, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2020), Joannes Madison Pitre, 1859.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD"), (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);
    • PITRE, Joannes Madison (Dalicourt Joseph & Ermina PITRE) b. 10 Feb. 1859 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 85).
    Marriage, civil:
    • FONTENOT, Ernestine L. m. 18 Jan. 1879 Madison PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #10749).
    • PITRE, Madison m. 18 Jan. 1879 Ernestine L. FONTENOT (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #10749).
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 January 2015), Madison Petre, Ward 1, Justice of Peace Ward 2 (excl. Opelousas town), St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 52, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,580.

See also:

PITRE, Jean Baptiste Adraste (Madisson & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 18 Sept. 1882 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 440)
PITRE, Oscar (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 11 April 1884 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 15)
PITRE, Eugenie Leolide (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 31 March 1890 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 185)
PITRE, Horace (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 23 July 1885 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 31)
PITRE, Edmonia (Madisson & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 5 Dec. 1888 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 137)
PITRE, Eugenie Leolide (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 31 March 1890 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 185)
PITRE, Joseph Odea (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 28 Oct. 1891 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 212)
PITRE, Marie Jeanne Edmonia (Madison & Ernestine FONTENOT) b. 15 Jan. 1893 (0pel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 253)

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