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Leon Joseph Pitre (1894 - abt. 1930)

Leon Joseph Pitre
Born in Washington, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 1918 [location unknown]
Father of [private son (unknown - unknown)], , and
Died about at about age 35 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 21 Aug 2009
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Leon Joseph Pitre has Belgian origins.
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Leon Joseph Pitre lived in Louisiana.

Leon Joseph Pitre, son of Pierre Damon Pitre and Laura Chovet of Belgium, was born in Washington, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in 1894. His birth was recorded at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington.[1]

He married Emily Guillory c.1918.

In 1930 they were living in St. Landry Parish with two sons and a daughter,[2] and by 1940 they had another son.[3]


  1. Rev. Donald J. Hebert, Southwest Louisiana Records 1740-1900 ("SWLR"), CD #101 (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publications Division, 2001)
    PITRE, Leon Joseph (Peter & Laura SAUVE) b. 9 Feb. 1894 (Wash. Ch.: v.2, p. 151)
  2. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 January 2016), Leon Pitre, 1930.
    Event Place: Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana, United States
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1893
    Father's Birthplace: Belgium
    Mother's Birthplace: Belgium
    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Leon Pitre Head Male 37 Louisiana
    Amily Pitre Wife Female 29 Louisiana
    Alvin Pitre Son Male 11 Louisiana
    Tolman Pitre Son Male 9 Louisiana
    Mary Lee Pitre Daughter Female 7 Louisiana
  3. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 January 2016), Leon Pitre, Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-8, sheet 19B, family 343, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 1451.
    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Leon Pitre Head Male 44 Louisiana
    Emily Pitre Wife Female 39 Louisiana
    Alvin Pitre Son Male 21 Louisiana
    Telman Pitre Son Male 19 Louisiana
    Mary Lou Pitre Daughter Female 17 Louisiana
    Leon Pitre Son Male 6 Louisiana

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