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John Nelson Pitre (1918 - 1994)

John Nelson (Nelson) Pitre
Born in St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2009
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John (aka Nelson) was living with his parents, Damon Joseph Pitre and Fabian Felicia Unknown, in St Landry Parish, Louisiana in 1920.[1] The family was still there in 1930. John appears to have been an only child.

By 1940, John was married to Emmalina and had an infant son, Alton. They were living with John's parents in St Landry Parish, Louisiana.[2]

Nelson passed away in 1994. His last place of residence was Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.[3]


  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 December 2015), John Nelson Pitre in household of P Damon Pitre, Police Jury Ward 6, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 17A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,630.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 4 October 2016), Nelson J Pitre in household of Damon P Pitre, Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-9, sheet 13B, family 181, 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 1451.
  3. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Nelson J Pitre, 20 Dec 1994; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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