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Arthur Pitre (1870 - 1933)

Arthur Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 6 Jul 1891 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Sep 2009
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Biography

Arthur Pitre was born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana on 3 June 1870 to Louis Onesime Pitre and Alida Dupre.[1] In 1880, the family was living in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[2]

Arthur married Celestine Durio in St. Landry Parish. They obtained a marriage license at the Opelousas courthouse on 20 June 1891,[3] and were married on 6 July 1891 as recorded in the St. Landry Catholic Church registers.[4][5]

They continued to live in St Landry Parish in 1910.[6] They had 12 children, as well as Arthur's father and Celestine's mother, living with them.

By 1920, they had only 8 children still living at home.[7]

By 1930, it was them and one child, Liza.[8]

Arthur died on 5 January 1933 in Opelousas.[citation needed] He was buried in Sacred Heart Prairie Ronde Cemetery, Prairie Ronde, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Find A Grave: Memorial #183959501

Sources

  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, Arthur (Louis V. & Oliva DUPRE) b. 3 June 1870 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 301)
  2. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDXX-JD3 : accessed 7 June 2016), Arthur Pitre in household of Louis O Pitre, 1st Ward, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 38, sheet 132D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0469; FHL microfilm 1,254,469.
  3. Hébert, SWLR CD;
    • PITRE, Arthur (Louis & Alida DUPRE) m. 20 June 1891 Celestine DURIO (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #23658)
    • DURIO, Celestine (Arville & Florestine LEDOUX) m. 20 June 1891 Arthur PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #23658)
  4. Hébert, SWLR CD;
    • PITRE, Arthur (Louis & Alida DUPRE) m. 6 July 1891 Celestine DURIO (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 97)
    • DURIO, Celestine (Arville & Florestine LEDOUX) m. 6 July 1891 Arthur PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 97)
  5. "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-1QXV : accessed 7 June 2016), Arthur O Pitre and Celestine Duris, 06 Jul 1891; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,698.
  6. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPBQ-MVY : accessed 7 June 2016), Arthur Petre, Police Jury Ward 2, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 100, sheet 10B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,542.
  7. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVWS-ZCS : accessed 7 June 2016), Arthaur Pitre, Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing sheet 16A, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,630.
  8. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMT9-BMT : accessed 7 June 2016), Arthur Pitre; U.S. Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930 (Washington, D.C.: NARA, 1930), microfilm publication T626.

See also:

  • Ancestry.com, "1900 United States Federal Census," U.S. Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900), microfilm publication T623

Acknowledgement

  • WikiTree profile Pitre-2193 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Nadine and others.


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