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Mathurin Pitre (1802 - 1852)

Mathurin Pitre
Born in Plattenville, Assumption, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 28 Jul 1831 in Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 50 in Lafourche, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Aug 2009
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Mathurin Pitre was born 14 JUN 1802 in Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA. (baptism: 15 August 1802 Plattenville, Assumption, LA) He married Felicite Esther Thibodeaux on 28 JUL 1831 in Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA. She was born 6 APR 1817 in Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA. Died 11 December 1852 in Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA.


Spouse Felicite Esther Thibodeaux was born 6 April 1817 in Plattenville, Assumption, LA (baptism: 27 July 1817 Plattenville, Assumption, LA), and died 8 March 1870 in Lafourche, LA. They were married 11 July 1831 at St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA.

Children: Eugenie Elodie Pitre b: 16 September 1833 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA (baptism: 8 February 1834 Lafourche). Married James K. Polk b: Abt. 1832; m: 26 December 1854 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: September 1857 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

Jeanne Ophelia Pitre b: 28 May 1835 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1880. Married Onezime Cleofar Leblanc b: 27 February 1830 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; m: 5 May 1849 St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1880.

    • Notes for Jeanne Ophelia Pitre: - 1880 Lafourche census (3rd ward, p. 576A): Onezime Leblanc 50, Ophelia 40 keeps house, Fellrm 25 seamstress, Louis 23, Johnson 16, Albert 14, Elder 12
  • Elmire Josephine Pitre b: 6 March 1838 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA (baptism: 26 April 1838 Lafourche)

Numa Faustin Pitre b: 6 January 1839 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA (baptism: 16 July 1839 Lafourche); d: 28 February 1858 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

Martin Leandre Douradou Pitre b: 30 April 1841 Lafourche, LA (baptism: 9 December 1841 Lafourche); d: 25 January 1917 Lafourche, LA. Married Marie

Odile Vicknair b: 4 July 1849 Lafourche, LA; m: 11 January 1868 St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Abt. 1919 Lafourche, LA

Henry Johnson Pitre b: 7 April 1844 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA (baptism: 19 February 1845 Lafourche); d: 1908 Lafourche, LA. Married (1) Lea Boutary b: 9 February 1847 Lafourche, LA; m: 6 June 1868 St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Bet. 1874 - 1875 Lafourche, LA. Married (2) Marie Rosa Pitre b: 2 February 1857 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA (baptism: 11 April 1857 Lafourche); m: 28 October 1875 St. Joseph, Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: Aft. 1920 Lafourche, LA

    • Notes for Henry Johnson: -1880 Lafourche census (ED 129, W3, 2): John Pitre 35 laborer, wife Rosa 33 keeping house, Lawless 11 at home, Gillis 8, Willie 6, Harriet 4, Arthur 4 months (Jan). 1900 Lafourche census (ED 27, W3, 13B): John Pitre 53 (Feb 1847) day laborer, wife Rosa 43 (Feb 1857), Arthur 21 (Jan 1879) day laborer, wife Agathe 19 (Jan 1881). 1910 Lafourche census (ED 39, W3, 1A): widow living with son’s family. 1920 Lafourche census (ED 46, W3, 2A): widow living with son’s family

Jean Pitre b: 17 February 1845 Lafourche, LA; d: Bef. 1850 Lafourche, LA

Ozema Pitre b: Abt. 1849; d: Bef. 1850

Banon Pitre b: March 1851 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 23 April 1851 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA

Mathurin ‘Scott’ Pitre b: 13 September 1852 Thibodaux, Lafourche, LA; d: 25 May 1906 New Orleans, LA. Married Clara Elizabeth Scott b: Abt. 1852 Pittsburgh, PA; m: 31 May 1873 New Orleans, LA [Alexander/Eliza Greenfield]; d: 27 December 1907 New Orleans, LA

    • Notes for Scott Pitre: Occupation - policeman. 1880 Algiers 15th Ward, New Orleans, Orleans census, p. 417B Scott Pete 27 breakman; C. Elizabeth 27 housekeeping, b. PA (parents b. PA); M. Wingfield 6; H. Wanita 3; C. Elmier 2
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Mathurin Pitre - 49, Farmer; Owns $3000 worth of land; can't read or write; Estelle Thibodaux Pitre - 44, can't read or write; Elodie Pitre - 14; Elmire Pitre - 13, attended school within the year; Numa Pitre - 9; Duradou Pitre - 8; Johnson Pitre - 6 slaves: male (black) 35, 34, 19, male (mulatto) 30, female (black) 49 State of LA, 5th Judicial District Court, Lafourche Interior, Estate of late Mathurin Pitre: Petition of Mrs. Felicite Esther Thibodaux widow Mathurin Pitre praying for her confirmation as natural tutrix for the appointment of an under-tutor to the within named minor children. No. 253; Filed March 7th 1853 (T. Lagarde Jr., dep. Clk.): Mrs. Felicite Esther Thibodaux widow of Mathurin Pitre deceased claiming her right to the tutorship of the minors Eugenie Elodie Pitre, Ophelia Pitre, Elmire Pitre, Douradon Pitre, Johnson Pitre, Scott Pitre and Numa Pitre sired of her marriage with deceased. Let the said Mrs. Pitre be and she is hereby appointed and confirmed as a natural tutrix of her said minor children and let Aubin B. Thibodaux maternal grandfather be appointed as their under tutor and let them be duly sworn and qualified agreeably to law. (Louis Bush, March 7, 1853)

Mathurin Pitre was born on June 14, 1802 in Plattenville, Assumption, Louisiana, United States.[1]


  1. User ID: 410BCAFF-DDF8-494B-A5F7-A7CB07107007. Record ID Number: MH:IF524573. Record ID Number: MH:I1877. User ID: B889C695-30AD-4B5D-AC60-17A7D6BAFCC2. UPD 25 SEP 2009 12:42:47 GMT-6.

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Pitre-2039 and Pitre-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, samebirth date and place. Spouse is sourced by Karen Theriot Reader.
posted by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper

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