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Pierre Pitre (1765 - 1788)

Pierre Pitre
Born in Mordreuc, Bretagne, Francemap
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Died at age 23 in Louisiana, New Spainmap
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JEAN PITRE is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana, on Plaque 11 Right, La Ville D'Archangel arrivee le 3 Decembre 1785. On the plaque with him is Felicite Daigle, his wife, and six Pitre children: Charlotte Marie, Pierre, Jacques, Francoise, Felicite, and Marguerite. [1]

Pierre Pitre died young.

Pierre Pitre, son of exiled Acadians Jean Baptiste Pitre (~1733–>1785) and Felicite Daigre (~1734–~1785), was born on October 29, 1765 in Mordreuc, Bretagne, France.[2]

He immigrated with his family to Spanish Louisiana, arriving at the port of New Orleans on 3 December 1785.[3][4]

Pierre died in November, 1788 in Louisiana, New Spain, aged 23.


  1. The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial, Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, eds., (Opleousas, LA: Bodemuller, 2015) p. 43.
  2. BIRTH-CHRISTENING: Albert J. Robichaux,'THE ACADIAN EXILES IN ST. MALO 1758-1785, pt 1, vol. II, (Eunice, LA: Hebert Publications, 1981) p. 667;
    family #777. Pierre PITRE, born 29[sic] Oct 1765 at Mordreux, baptized 19[sic] Oct 1765 at Pleudihen, Cotes-du-Nord, France. Sponsors: Pierre-Ferrard CHAPELLE & Reine BOTERAL.
  3. Donald J. Hébert, Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index, (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995) pp. 96-97;
    Jean PITRE, age 58, father of the 32nd family (of 8 persons) aboard the ship "La Ville d'Archangel," traveling with his wife and six children.
  4. Tim Hebert, Passenger List for La Ville d'Archangel.

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