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Eumea Pitre (abt. 1853 - 1888)

Eumea Pitre aka Fontenot
Born about in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Wife of — married 22 Sep 1870 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Died at about age 35 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

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Eumea Pitre lived in Louisiana.

Eumea Pitre was born about 1853 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States, a daughter of Onesime Pitre (abt. 1807–abt. 1868) and Adele Bordelon (abt. 1826–1878). She was seven years old with two older siblings when she was counted on the census with them on St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1] By 1870 her father had died and her married sister Irma was the only sibling left at home with her and their mother. Irma's husband and infant lived with them.[2]

Eumea (16) married Olin Jean Louis Fontenot (19) (born September 2, 1851 in Opelousas; son of Olin Jean Louis Fontenot (abt. 1826– ) and Louise Josephe (Soileau) Fontenot (1829– )) on September 22, 1870 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish.[3]

They were counted on the census in St. Landry Parish in 1880 with five children.[4]

Eumea died on January 10, 1888 in Ville Platte, St. Landry Parish, aged 34.[3]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFP7-6CQ : 18 February 2021), Louisiana > Opelousas > St Landry > image 210 of 276; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); Umea Pitre in entry for Onezime P Pitre, 1860.
    -Onezime P Pitre Male 53 St Landry
    -Adelle Bordelon Female 34 St Landry
    -Onezime P Pitre Male 15 St Landry
    -Elliza Pitre Female 9 St Landry
    -Irma Pitre Female 8 St Landry
    -Umea Pitre Female 7 St Landry
    -Guien Doucet Male 46 St Landry
  2. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M87K-9XK : 29 May 2021), Eumia Pitre in entry for Adele Pitre, 1870.
    -Adele Pitre Female 44 Louisiana
    -Eumia Pitre Female 16 Louisiana
    -Francois Brignac Male 20 Louisiana
    -Irma Brignac Female 18 Louisiana
    -Elois Brignac Male 18 Louisiana
    -Avis Brignac Male 0 Louisiana
  3. 3.0 3.1 Rev. Donald J. Hebert, Southwest Louisiana Records 1740-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001);
    Marriage:
    • PITRE, Eumea m. Olin FONTENOT, Jr. Succ.: 16 April 1889. (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #4950).
    • PITRE, Eumea (Onesime P. & Adele BORDELON) m. 22 Sept. 1870 Olin FONTENOT (VP Ch.: v. 2, p. 33).
    Death:
    • PITRE, Umea m. Olin FONTENTONOT, fils d. 10 Jan. 1888 (VP Ch.: v. 1, p. 110)
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDXF-J5F : 14 January 2022), Irma Fontenot in household of Olin Fontenot, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm.
    -Olin Fontenot Self Male 27 Louisiana, United States
    -Irma Fontenot Wife Female 25 Louisiana, United States
    -Alma Fontenot Daughter Female 8 Louisiana, United States
    -Gabriel Fontenot Son Male 6 Louisiana, United States
    -Eve Fontenot Daughter Female 4 Louisiana, United States
    -Regile Fontenot Son Male 3 Louisiana, United States
    -Lydia Fontenot Daughter Female 1 Louisiana, United States




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