Edmonia Pitre

13 December 1888–30 January 1961 (Age 72)
Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Edmonia

When Edmonia Pitre was born on 13 December 1888, in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, her father, Jean Madison Pitre, was 29 and her mother, Ernestine L Fontenot, was 26. She married Onezime Pitre on 1 December 1903, in St. Landry, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Ward One, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States in 1940. She died on 30 January 1961, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ville Platte, Evangeline, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Onezime Pitre
Edmonia Pitre
Marriage: 1 December 1903
Aldass Pitre
Urbain Pitre
Herbert Pitre
Georgina Pitre
Mary Lou Pitre
Madison Pitre
Dawson Pitre
Cagay Pitre
Etienne Pitre

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1903St. Landry, Louisiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
    Age 19
    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 20
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Raoul, Emile, Armand, Monique, Alcid, Amedee, Anatole, Andrus, Aubert, Camille, Cecile, Clovis.French: variant of Pistre, itself a variant of Pestre, an occupational name for a baker or pastry cook, from an agent derivative of Old French pester ‘to knead’. Compare Peat , Peet , Peete , Peets , Pete , Peters , and Petre .French: habitational name from Pîtres in Eure.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Edmonia Pitre - birth-name: Edmonia Pitre
    • Edmand Pitre in household of Aneyiemme Pitre, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Edmonie Pitre in entry for Eddy Fontenot and M* Pitre, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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