PITRE, Joseph (Francois PITTRE fils [Jr.] & Eugenie GUILLORY) bt. 10 Nov. 1805 at age 1 mth. Spons: Andre GUILLORY & Francoise BERZA. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.362)
PITRE, Joseph - native of this parish (major son of Francois PITTRE & Eugenie GUILLORY) m. 27 Jan. 1829 Josephine SOILEAU - native of this parish (minor daughter of dec. Godfroy & Marie Joseph FONTENOT) Wits: Joseph VIDRINE, Agricole SOILEAU, Francois PITRE, Gabriel McDANIEL. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel.Ch.: v.1-B, p.534)
Notes for Joseph Francois Pitre:
Contract of marriage between Joseph Francois Pitre & Josephine Soileau, 21 January 1829: The groom possesses one parcel of land 6 arpents x 40 arpents in Prairie Mammouth ($650), 40 head of tamed horned cattle in a cowherd ($240), 20 tamed horned cattle ($160), 5 broken in horses ($75), pair of oxen ($35), 2 tamed mares ($30), cash $100 - total $1390. Bride possesses $515 from succession of her late father, share of cattle herd ($515), trousseau ($100), 10 horned cattle ($80) - $695 (plus share of cowherd)
Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001
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