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Pélagie Arseneau (abt. 1783 - abt. 1832)

Pélagie Arseneau aka Arseneault
Born about in Rustico, Colony of St. John's Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married about 1801 in Rustico, Prince Edward Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 49 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 15 Oct 2009
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Pélagie Arseneau, daughter of Paul Arseneau (~1737 - ) and Anne Bernard (~1742 - ), was born about 1783 in Rustico, Saint-Jean Island. She married Théodore dit Chedore Pitre (~1774 - ~1832) in 1801 in Rustico.[1]

Their known children were:

  1. Sozime Pitre (~1802 - 1891)
  2. Henriette Pitre (~1804 - 1888)
  3. Marguerite Pitre (~1808 - <1846)
  4. Sophie Pitre (~1808 - )
  5. Jean Pitre (1812 - 1892)
  6. Isidore dit Blind Pitre (1814 - )
  7. Thomas Pitre (~1816 - ~1889)
  8. Marie Pitre (1818 - ~1889)[2]
  9. Anne Pitre (1821 - 1887)[3]
  10. Judique dite Judith (Pitre) Gallant (1824 - 1904)

Pélagie died about 1832, at age ~49.


  1. Denis Savard, Arsenault Family: Genealogical Dictionary, (Google Books Online) p. 278.
    Arseneau Family Tree by Denis Savard
    PÉLAGIE ARSENAULT, b. Abt. 1781, Malpèque, Île St-Jean, Acadie; m. THÉODORE CHEDORE PITRE, Abt. 1801, Prince Edward Island, Canada; b. Abt. 1762, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Perry-Richard > image 1918 of 5355; Public Archives, Charlottetown, Rec. bk 4, p.10.
  3. "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885," database with images, [FamilySearch] , 21 May 2014, Perry-Richard > image 1519 of 5355; Public Archives, Charlottetown, Reg. bk. 4, p. 45.

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In the biography, Pelagie is referred to twice as a male.
Link in source section has names and dates but gives no definitive sources for that information.
posted by Deborah Barber

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