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Pierre Pitre (1765 - 1788)

Pierre Pitre
Born in Mordreuc, Bretagne, Francemap
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Died at age 23 in Louisianamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Aug 2009
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Jean Pitre is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 11 Right, La Ville D'Archangel arrivee le 3 Decembre 1785. Also on the plaque with him is Felicite Daigle, his wife; and six Pitre children: Charlotte Marie, Pierre, Jacques, Francoise, Felicite & Marguerite. [1]


Father Jean Baptiste Pitre and mother Felicite Daigre. Pierre was born in Mordreuc (also spelled Mordreux), Bretagne (today Côtes-d'Armor), France, and was baptized at nearby Pleudihen, Bretagne (today Pleuiden-sur-Rance, Côtes-d'Armor) on 29 Oct 1765. [2]


3 Dec 1785 New Orleans, Orleans, LA [3]


  • Passenger List for La Ville d'Archangel [1]
  1. Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; Personal copy in possession of Jacqueline Girouard; 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; own copy. 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. Title: Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995. Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,; pp. 96-97
    Text: 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.

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