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Adam Pitre (abt. 1914 - aft. 1940)

Adam Pitre
Born about in St. Landry, Louisianamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2009
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Biography

Adam was born in Louisiana in 1914 to Arthur Francois Pitre and Alma Fontenot.

By 1920, his father had passed away and his mother was head of household with four children (Youna, Willie, Clarence, and Adam) at home.[1]

Adam was living with his older brother, William, and his widowed mother in 1930 in St Landry, Louisiana.[2] By 1940, it was just him and his mother living together in St Landry Parish. The census incorrectly gave his mother his father's first name of Arthur, but noted she was female.[3]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVW3-K9K : 14 December 2015), Adam Petre in household of Mrs. Arthur Petre, Police Jury Ward 6, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 12A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,630.
  2. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMTS-X4H : 8 December 2015), Adam Pitre in entry for Willie Pitre, 1930.
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY5N-VPD : accessed 15 October 2016), Adam Pitre in household of Author Pitre, Police Jury Ward 6, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-38, sheet 8A, family 113, 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 1452.


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