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Marie Sarah (Pitre) Gilluffa (1887 - 1968)

Marie Sarah (Sarah) Gilluffa formerly Pitre
Born in Carencro, Lafayette, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 1919 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 80 in Elton, Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Marie Sarah Pitre, daughter of Francois Pitre and Marie Arseneaux, was born in Carencro, Louisiana in 1887.[1] She was 13 and living in her parents' St. Landry Parish household in 1900.[2]

Research Notes

  • She may have married Thomas Gillufa, possibly from Italy, in 1919. [citation needed] His name actually may have been Guillory, and they may have had a son born in 1917 who died in 1918.[3]
  • In 1930 they were living in Los Angeles, California.[4]

By 1940 she was divorced and living with her sister in Houston.[5]

She died in Louisiana in 1968[6] and was buried in St. Landry Church Cemetery in Opelousas, Louisiana.[7]


  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, Mary Sarah (Francis & Mary ARCENEAUX) b. 16 Oct. 1887 (Carencro Ch.: v. 2, p. 94)
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 October 2020), Sarah Pitre in household of Francois P Pitre, Police Jury Ward 8 Mallett & Plaquemine Point, Justice of Peace Wards 18-19, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 68, sheet 12B, family 196, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,581.
    Francois P Pitre Head Male 51 Louisiana
    Marie Pitre Wife Female 39 Louisiana
    Agelie Pitre Daughter Female 18 Louisiana
    Anna Pitre Daughter Female 16 Louisiana
    Sarah Pitre Daughter Female 13 Louisiana
    Clovis Pitre Son Male 10 Louisiana
    Avase Pitre Son Male 8 Louisiana
    Batilel Pitre Daughter Female 6 Louisiana
    Layton Pitre Nephew Male 1 Louisiana
  3. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 April 2020), Sarah Pitre in entry for Octave Guillory, 09 Aug 1918; citing Kinder, Allen, Louisiana, certificate number 11478, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,364,703.
  4. United States Census, 1930, Los Angeles, California, United States,
    Tommie Gilluffa Head Male 49 b. Italy
    Sarah Gilluffa Wife Female 47 b. Louisiana
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2019), Sarah Pitre in household of Bathilda Wallace, Tract 36, Houston, Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 258-210, sheet 13A, line 17, family 284, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4197.
    Bathilda Wallace Head Male 44 Louisiana
    Sarah Pitre Sister Female 54 Louisiana
  6. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 22 August 2020), Sarah Pitre, Mar 1968; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  7. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 29 October 2020), memorial page for Sarah Pitre (16 Oct 1887–19 Mar 1968), Find A Grave: Memorial #129902420, citing Saint Landry Church Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by mary k creamer (contributor 47100380) .

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