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.
He married Emily Guillory c.1918.
In 1930 they were living in St. Landry Parish with two sons and a daughter,
and by 1940 they had another son.
↑ 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)
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
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VY5X-NWD : 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.