Marie Madeleine Pitre was born around 1727 in Acadia. She was the daughter of Jean Pitre and Marguerite Theriot.
She married Pierre Louis Henry around 1747 in Acadia.
Around 1750, Louis and Madeleine settled at Isle Saint-Jean (present-day Prince Edward Island) like many other Acadians from the Colony of Nova Scotia. "A drastic change occurred in 1749 when a sudden shift in British policy with regard to Nova Scotia triggered a wave of immigration to the Island. Protestant settlers loyal to the British crown were brought to Nova Scotia, new fortifications were raised including the Halifax citadel and the Acadians were pressed into taking an unconditional oath of allegiance to the English Monarch or else be expelled from their lands. Many Acadians living in Beaubassin, Pisiquid, Grand-Pré and Port-Royal became concerned about their safety and moved to the Island. Within five years the population of the colony jumped from 735 to 2,223. It is estimated that another 1,500 Acadians took refuge on the Island in 1755 -- the year the Deportation began on the mainland. " They were listed in the Island's census in 1752 at Rivière-de-l'Ouest. Louis, age 30, a ploughman, and Madeleine age 25, had 2 young girls Marguerite and Hélène. They owned land and farm animals. 
Starting in late 1758, the Acadians were deported from the island to France aboard three larger ships and five smaller packet boats. The family lost a 5 year old son, Charles, during the voyage. Marie Madeleine passed away on the 28 March 1759 at about age 32 and was buried without charge the next day. 
HENRY no 16 1st spouse - Madeleine PITRE, daughter of Jean (6) PITRE & Marguerite THÉRIOT, born around 1727. Died 28 Mar 1759, buried 29 Mar 1759 at age 33 years, father Simon [sic] HENRY (Register of St-Servan).
p. 2 at Rivière-du-Ouest : Louis Henry, Ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 30 years, has been in the country two years. Married to Magdelaine Pitre, native of l'Acadie, aged 25 years. They have two daughters. Margueritte Joseph, aged 2 years.
Helenne, two months.
In live stock, they have two oxen, one cow, two heifers, three ewes, one sow, and two pigs. The land upon which they are settled is situated as in the preceding case, and was given to them under similar conditions, and on it they have made a clearing where they can sow four bushels of grain.
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