Horace Joseph Pitre Sr.

27 February 1895–9 July 1943 (Age 48)
Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Horace Joseph

When Horace Joseph Pitre Sr. was born on 27 February 1895, in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, his father, Lucien Poupon Pitre, was 28 and his mother, Emelie Joubert, was 23. He married Ludie Cortez on 28 December 1914, in St. Landry, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ward Six, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Seven, Acadia, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 9 July 1943, in Eunice, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Lawtell, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Joseph Pitre Sr.
1895–1943
Ludie Cortez
1900–
Marriage: 28 December 1914
Inez Pitre
1916–
Amelia Pitre
1920–1997
Enies Pitre
1922–1980
Felix Edward Pitre
1924–1924
Edward Pitre
1925–1996
Ethel Pitre
1926–2013

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1914St. Landry, Louisiana, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 1
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 3
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 13
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peat

    Sources (8)

    • Horace Pitre, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Horace Pitre, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Horace Pitre, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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