Romain Delafosse Pitre Sr

26 January 1876–12 August 1947 (Age 71)
Washington, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Romain Delafosse

When Romain Delafosse Pitre Sr was born on 26 January 1876, in Washington, Louisiana, United States, his father, Carmilien Charles Pitre, was 36 and his mother, Eugenie de la Fosse, was 32. He married Emma Josephine Williams on 6 February 1902, in Pawnee, Allen, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 7, Liberty, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 12 August 1947, in Raywood, Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 71.

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Romain Delafosse Pitre Sr
Ida Ray Woolley
Marriage: 14 February 1917
Leo Bradley Pitre
Roy Arthur Pitre
Romain Delafosse Pitre Jr
Romain D Pitre Jr
Ray Edward Pitre
Merle Jean Pitre

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1917Hardin, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 5
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1890: Liberty, Texas, United States
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 20
    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.

    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 (20)

    • R. D. Sr. Pitre in entry for Ray Edward Pitre, "Texas, Hardin County, Registers of Births, 1882-1939"
    • R D Petre, "United States Census, 1930"
    • R D Petre, "Texas, Hardin County, Marriage Records, 1837-2009"

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