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Marie Pitre (abt. 1722 - 1759)

Marie Pitre aka Blanchard
Born about in Cobequit, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Wife of — married 29 Oct 1753 in Port Lajoie, Ile St. Jean, Acadiemap
Died at about age 37 in Hotel Dieu, Nantes, Francemap
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Marie was listed at age 30 in her parents' household in the 1752 census on the north side of Riviere du Ouest, Isle Saint-Jean. [1] Marie married Alexis Blanchard October 29, 1753 in Ile de St-Jean [2][3]

Research Notes

There is no death record for Marie Pitre (Blanchard) in the Archives of Nantes, Hotel Dieu for February 11, 1759 [4]


  1. Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), 1752 La Roque Census, p. 82/Image 194 . The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean ” p. 309/ Image 313/
    Jean Pitre, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 55 years, has been in the country fourteen months. Married to Margueritte Terriaud, native of l'Acadie, aged 51 years. They have six children, three sons and three daughters:-
    Jean Pitre, aged 20 years.
    Pierre, aged 18 years.
    Enselme, aged 14 years.
    Marie, aged 30 years.
    Elizabeth, aged 28 years.
    Anne, aged 15 years.
    They have the following live stock: two oxen, two calves, one wether, three ewes, one sow, and four pigs. The land upon which they are settled is situated as in the preceding case and was given to them verbally. They have made a garden on it.
  2. Regristres Paroissaux d'Acadie, Drouin collection, La Prairie, Québec Subscription required
  3. Hebert, Timothy. Acadian Church Records: Port LaJoye, Ile St. Jean, 1749-1758: St. Jean LEvangeliste Parish. Acadian-Cajun Geneaology & History, 2000, p 46. The original record can be found at Archives Nationales d'outre-mer État civil, Ile Saint-Jean (Port La Joye) Parish Records 1721-1758, 1753, p. 2 Marriage, 10/29/1753, accessed 5/12/2020.
    Alexis BLANCHARD & Marie PITRE Married: October 29, 1753 Groom's parents: Joseph BLANCHARD & Anne DUPUIS Bride's parents: Jean PITRE & Marguerite TERIAU
  4. Archives du Nantes

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