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Joseph Clovis Pitre (1890 - 1962)

Joseph Clovis Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 27 Aug 1912 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
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Died at age 71 [location unknown]
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Joseph Clovis Pitre was born in Louisiana to Francois Pitre and Marie Arseneaux in 1890.[1]

His known siblings were:

  1. Emma Pitre (1872 - 1874)
  2. Marie Aminthe (Pitre) Prejean (1874 - 1928)
  3. Octavie (Pitre) Prudhomme (1876 - 1964)
  4. Armant Pitre (1877 - )
  5. Azeline (Pitre) Perrault dit Fisher (1882 - 1965)
  6. Anna (Pitre) Olivier (1884 - ~1930)
  7. Marie Sarah (Pitre) Gilluffa (1887 - 1968)
  8. Francis Evard Pitre (1892 - 1966)
  9. Bathilde (Pitre) Wallace (1895 - 1981)
  10. Marie Rhea Pitre (1897 - ~1900)
  11. Edouard Pitre (1899 - ~1900)
  12. Clara (Pitre) LaFleur (1901 - 1989)

He married Celima Lafleur in 1912 in Opelousas, Louisiana.[2]

Known children of the marriage:

  1. Wallace Pitre (1913 - 1997)
  2. Marion Pitre (1914 - 1978)
  3. Myrtle (Pitre) Lagrange (1915 - )

He was living in St. Landry Parish when he registered for the draft in WWI,[3] when he was counted on the census in 1930,[4] and when he registered for the draft in 1942 for WWII.[5]

He died in 1962.[citation needed]


  1. Rev. Donald J. Hebert, Southwest Louisiana Records 1740-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001); PITRE:
    PITRE, Joseph Cleovis (Francois & Marie ARCENEAUX) b. 10 May 1890 (Opel. Ch.: v. 7, p. 157)
  2. "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 October 2015), Clovis Pitre and Celina Lafleur, 27 Aug 1912; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,702.
  3. "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Joseph Clovis Pitre, 1917-1918; citing St. Landry Parish no 1, Louisiana, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,684,937.
  4. 1930 U.S. Census,, Police Jury Ward 6, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: 819; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0035; Image: 1078.0; FHL microfilm: 2340554 (subscription needed)
  5. "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 April 2016), Clovis Joseph Pitre, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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