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Leon Augustin Pitre (1861 - 1922)

Leon Augustin Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
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Husband of — married 29 Dec 1884 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
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Biography

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Leon Augustin Pitre, son of Leon Charles Pitre and Alzina Jeansonne, was born in Opelousas, Louisiana in 1861.

In 1880 he was living with an aunt and uncle in St. Landry, Louisiana.[1]

He married Leonise Richard in St. Landry Church in Opelousas in 1884.[2]

Children of the marriage:

  1. Ulysse Pitre (1892-1938)[3]
  2. Charles Pitre (1897-1952)[4]
  3. Hilda Pitre (1902-1936)[5]


In 1900 he and his family and a Jeansonne uncle lived in St. Landry Parish.[6]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDXX-JY5 : 7 September 2017), Leonce Pitre in household of Milina Carriere, 1st Ward, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 38, sheet 142C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,469.
  2. Rev. Donald J. Hebert, Southwest Louisiana Records 1740-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001)
    "PITRE, Leon Augustin (Leon C. & Alzina JEANSONNE) b. 22 Jan. 1861 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 133)
    "PITRE, Leon (Leon & Alzina JEANSONNE) m. 29 Dec. 1884 Leonise RICHARD (Opel. Ch.: v. F, #10)
  3. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F39Q-MFZ : 21 May 2019), Leon Pitre in entry for Ulysse L Pitre, 25 Aug 1938; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 10559, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,266,860.
  4. "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3ZW-YTW : 13 March 2018), Leon Pitre in entry for Charles Pitre, 08 Aug 1952; citing certificate number 39929, State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,113,627.
  5. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FS1D-BZS : 21 May 2019), Leon Pitre in entry for Hilda Pitre Bardin, 03 Jan 1936; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 1184, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,203,527.
  6. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSRW-LXD : accessed 12 October 2019), Leon 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 25B, family 415, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,581.
    Leon Pitre Head Male 39 Louisiana
    Leonia Pitre Wife Female 31 Louisiana
    Philomia Pitre Daughter Female 15 Louisiana
    Joseph Pitre Son Male 13 Louisiana
    Alvina Pitre Daughter Female 9 Louisiana
    Eulie Pitre Son Male 8 Louisiana
    Eliza Pitre Daughter Female 6 Louisiana
    Achorst Pitre Son Male 4 Louisiana
    Charles Pitre Son Male 3 Louisiana
    Aldins Pitre Son Male 1 Louisiana
    Terance Johnson Uncle Male 73 Louisiana


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In 1880 he is living with an Aunt and Uncle in St. Landry, La.


"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDXX-JY5 : 7 September 2017), Leonce Pitre in household of Milina Carriere, 1st Ward, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 38, sheet 142C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,469.


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