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Eumea Pitre (abt. 1853 - 1888)

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

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Eumea Pitre, daughter of Onesime Pitre and Adele Bordelon, was born c.1853 in Opelousas, Louisiana. In 1860 she was counted as a seven-year-old with them on the census in St. Landry, Louisiana.[1] By 1870 her father had died, and she and her mother were living with Brignacs in St. Landry Parish.[2]

Later that year she married Olin Jean Louis Fontenot in Ville Platte, Louisiana in 1870.[3]

In 1880 they were counted on the census with five children in St. Landry, Louisiana.[4]

She died in Ville Platte in 1888.[5]

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. Rev. Donald J. Hebert, Southwest Louisiana Records 1740-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001)
    PITRE, Eumea (Onesime P. & Adele BORDELON) m. 22 Sept. 1870 Olin FONTENOT (VP Ch.: v. 2, p. 33)
  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
  5. Hebert, SWLR CD:
    PITRE, Umea m. Olin FONTENTONOT, fils d. 10 Jan. 1888 (VP Ch.: v. 1, p. 110)
    PITRE, Eumea m. Olin FONTENOT, Jr. Succ.: 16 April 1889. (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #4950)


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