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Anne-Marie Pitre, daughter of Marc Pitre and Jeanne Brun was born about 1708 in Acadie. No date or location of birth was given by Stephen White in the Dictionnaire. She was not listed with her family in the 1708 census at Cape Sable.
In 1714, her family was enumerated at Annapolis Royal (formerly Port-Royal until 1710) with 2 boys and 2 girls.
Around 1728, Anne Marie married Pierre (dit le Grand Pierre) Cormier, son of Germain Cormier and Marie LeBlanc.  They settled in Beaubassin since at least two of their children were baptized there.
She died on 28 April 1741 in Beaubassin at about 33 years of age and was buried there the next day.  Were present Pierre, Germain and François Cormier as well as Henry L'Hostellier.
Stephen White confirmed by email 7 October 2020 that until 2011 it was assumed that Marguerite Cormier was the daughter of Jean Baptiste Cormier and Marie Madeleine Bernard but since then the maternal and paternal relationship has been confirmed by DNA testing and has shown otherwise.
“Il faut donc corriger la filiation fautive de Marguerite Cormier, selon laquelle elle aurait été la fille de Jean Cormier et de Marie Bernard parce qu'on a maintenant la preuve génétique qu'elle était en effet la fille de Pierre Cormier et d'Anne-Marie Pitre.” (Translation: "It is therefore necessary to correct the faulty filiation of Marguerite Cormier, according to which she would have been the daughter of Jean Cormier and Marie Bernard, because we now have genetic proof that she was indeed the daughter of Pierre Cormier and Anne-Marie Pitre."). Cormier-1939 17:33, 15 October 2020 (UTC)
↑ 1.01.11.2 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) p. 1324
↑ "Acadian Ancestral Home", hosted by Lucie LeBlanc Consentino; Acadia 1708 Census. Lucie’s note: ”Archives Publiques du Canada. Extrait F.1, 466-1. Copy of part of a manuscript in the possession of Mr. Edward E. Ayer of Chicago.” Note here: Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Image 238 containing only text which says that this census can be found “dans le cartable indiqué Vol 466 Pt. 2”. Note here: 1708 Census MG 18, F 18, 31 pages; Recensement nominatif des Français de Cap-Sable, Port-Razoir et La Have; recensement nominatif des Indiens en Acadie: Port Royal, Cap-Sable, La Have, Les Mines, Cap-Breton, Chignectou, Pentagouet, rivière Saint-Jean et autres lieux. Transcript available on-site, not on microfilm.
p. 53 at Cape Sable : Marc Pitre 37, Jeanne Brun 36, Claude his son 7, Jean 5, Marie 2
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Anne Marie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: