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Joseph Laurence Pitre (1909 - 1985)

Joseph Laurence Pitre
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
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Died at age 76 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
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Joseph Laurence Pitre lived in Louisiana.



Joseph Laurence Pitre was born to Joseph Adam Pitre and Marie Dupre in Opelousas, Louisiana, on January 22, 1909.

Residence in 1930

Police Jury Ward 1, St Landry, Louisiana, United States [1]
Household Members:
Adam Pitre, Head M 47 Louisiana
Emma Pitre, Wife F 52 Louisiana
Lawrence Pitre, Son M 21 Louisiana
Edgar Pitre, Son M 19 Louisiana
Rhine Pitre, Son M 18 Louisiana
Verbie Pitre, Daughter F 16 Louisiana
Raoule Pitre, Son M 15 Louisiana
Gervis Pitre , Son M 14 Louisiana
Azeline Pitre, Daughter F 10 Louisiana


Joseph Laurence Pitre married Leona Hargroder about 1938.

Residence in 1940

Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States [2]
Household Members:
Lawrence Pitre, Head M 31 Louisiana
Leona Pitre, Wife F 25 Louisiana
Mary Jane Pitre, Daughter F 2 Louisiana


Joseph Laurence Pitre died on October 12, 1985. [3]


  1. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2015), Lawrence Pitre in entry for Adam Pitre, 1930.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 3 October 2016), Lawrence Pitre, Police Jury Ward 1, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-10, sheet 12A, family 200, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1451.
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Lawrence Pitre, 1985; Burial, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States of America, Saint Landry Church Cemetery; citing record ID 118581534, Find a Grave,

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