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Marguerite Melasie Pitre (abt. 1823 - 1902)

Marguerite Melasie (Melasie) Pitre
Born about in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 19 Jun 1838 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 79 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
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Melasie was born in Louisiana in 1823 to Joseph Pierre Pitre and Marguerite Elise Vige.

Melasie married Joacin Pitre on 19 Jun 1838 in Louisiana.[1]

Melasie was living with her husband and 7 children in 1850 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[2] The children included Leonie, Auguste, Louis, Lesime, Villenense, and Lastie. There was also a 14 year old female, named Leocadie Pitre, living with the family, She was most likely a relative.

The family was still in St. Landry Parish in 1860.[3] Children in the home were listed as Onezime, Leonie, Ema, Paulina, Lastenie, Vilneuve, and Octave. Also living in the household was Etienne and Melia Mataye. Jochim, Melasie's husband, was a farmer.


  1. "Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Joacin Pitre and Melasie Pitre, 19 Jun 1838; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 6,010,600.
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2014), Melasie Pitre in household of Joacen Pitre, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1585, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), Melasee J Pitre in entry for Joichim L Pitre, 1860.

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adopted March 5,2016
posted by [Living Callahan]

Rejected matches › Marguerite Pitre (1824-)

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