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Marie Josephe Pitre (1712 - 1757)

Marie Josephe Pitre
Born in St. Jean Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married 24 May 1734 in Chipoudy, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Died at age 45 in Basilica, Notre Dame, Quebec, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Marie-Josephe Pitre was born 29 May 1712 to Claude Pitre and his second wife, Anne Henry, and baptized 2 June 1712 at St. Jean the Baptist in Port Royal, Acadia.[1] She married Jean-Joseph Forest in Chipoudy on 24 May 1734.[2][3] She died 2 December 1757 in Quebec and was buried the next day.[3]

Marie Joseph Pitre, wife of Jean Forais and with a given age of forty-two years, died 2 Dec 1757 and was buried the following day in the cemetery of Notre-Dame-de-Québec, Québec, Canada, Nouvelle-France. [4]


  1. Baptism Record for Marie Joseph Pitre, RG 1 Vol. 26, p.110, The Registers of St.Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755, accessed 25 Oct 2016.
  2. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 47)
  3. 3.0 3.1 White, Stephen A., Patrice Gallant, and Hector-J Hébert. Dictionnaire Généalogique Des Familles Acadiennes. Moncton, N.-B.: Centre D'études Acadiennes, Université De Moncton, 1999, Print, p.1320.
  4. Burial record: "Canada, Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Québec > Notre-Dame-de-Québec > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1757-1759 > image 109 of 259; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.

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Needs source for second spouse-Jacqueline Girouard signed in as the Acadia Project. Thanks
Pitre-2882 and Pitre-17 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate
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