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Elizabeth Pitre (abt. 1728 - 1797)

Elizabeth Pitre aka Henry
Born about in Cobequit, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married 12 Feb 1753 in Port Lajoie, Ile St. Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Wife of — married 17 Oct 1761 in Pleurtuit Ille et Villaine, Francemap
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Died at about age 69 in Assumption Parish, Spanish Louisianamap
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Prosper Landry is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 7 Right, La Bergere, Arrivee Le 15 Aout, 1685. Listed with Prosper is his wife Elisabeth Pitre and two children, Jean and Pierre Simon. [1]

Father: Jean PITRE III b: ABT 1699 in Acadia
Mother: Marguerite THERIOT b: ABT 1702 in Acadia
Birth: ABT 1728 in Cobeguit, Acadia [2]
Census: 1752 Rivière-du-Ouest, Isle Saint-Jean.[3]
Death: Oct 1797 in Assumption, LA. Burial: 5 Oct 1797 Plattenville, Assumption, LA. [4]
Census: Sep 1784 Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France [5]
Immigration: 15 Aug 1785 New Orleans, Orleans, LA. [6]
Marriage (1) Jean Baptiste HENRY 12 Feb 1753 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, Acadia. Four couples were married that day, two brothers (Jean Henry to Isabelle and Pierre Henry to Marguerite Trahan) and a brother and sister double wedding for the Deschamps family).[7]
  1. Gabriel Abram HENRY b: 23 Mar 1754 in Isle St. Jean, Acadia c: 24 Mar 1754 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, , Acadia
  2. Pierre Baptiste HENRY b: 5 Mar 1756 in Isle St. Jean, Acadia c: 10 Mar 1756 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, Acadia
  3. Marie HENRY b: 8 Dec 1757 in , Isle St. Jean, Acadia c: 19 Dec 1757 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, Acadia
Marriage (2) Prosper LANDRY 17 Oct 1761 in Pleurtuit, , Ille-et-Vilaine, France [8]
  1. Jean Pierre LANDRY b: 16 Jul 1762 in St. Antoine, Ille-et-Vilaine, France c: 16 Jul 1762 in Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
  2. Marie Madeleine LANDRY b: 24 Jan 1764 in Crehen, Ille-et-Vilaine, France c: 24 Jan 1764 in Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
  3. Simon Joseph LANDRY b: 2 Nov 1765 in Crehen, Ille-et-Vilaine, France c: 2 Nov 1765 in Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
  4. Marguerite Genevieve LANDRY 1 b: 21 May 1768 in Ille-et-Vilaine, France c: 21 May 1768 in Pleurtuit, , Ille-et-Vilaine, France
  5. Marguerite Genevieve LANDRY 2 b: 9 Aug 1769 in Crehen, Ille-et-Vilaine, France c: 9 Aug 1769 in Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine, France


  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. p. 30
  2. Title: Acadiens en France; Nantes et Paimboeuf, 1775-1785; Author: Gérard-Marc Braud; Publication: Nantes, France: Ouest Éditions, 1999; p. 173
  3. 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.
  4. Diocese of Baton Rouge, CATHOLIC CHURCH RECORDS; 1770-1803; vol. 2, Baton Rouge, LA , Diocese, 1980; p. 593; Isabel PITRE, widow of Prospero LANDRY of Acadia was buried 5 Oct 1797 at Assumption Catholic Church, Plattenville , LA (ASM-3, 12).
  5. Title: Some Late Eighteenth-Century Louisianians; Census Records of the Colony 1758-1796; Author: Jacqueline K. Voorhies Publication: Lafayette, LA: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1973; Page: p. 491.
    Text: On the list of the Acadian families "who want to go to Louisiana to establish themselves at the expense of His [Spanish] Catholic Majesty," dated Sep 1784 (cited as A.D.S. Legajo 2575).
    On list from NANTES:
    Prosper LANDRI, with [3rd] wife Elisabeth PITRE, 2 sons, for a family total of 4.
  6. Title: Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995; pp. 20-21.
    Text: Elizabeth PITRE, 55, traveling with her husband Prosper LANDRY, a carpenter age 60, and two sons as the 37th family (of 4 persons) aboard "La Bergère."
  7. Hebert, Timothy. Acadian Church Records: Port LaJoye, Ile St. Jean, 1749-1758: St. Jean L'Evangeliste Parish. Acadian-Cajun Geneaology & History, 2000, p. 42. 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. 1 Marriage
    Jean HENRY & Isabelle PITRE Married: February 12, 1753 Groom's parents: Germain HENRY & Cecile DEVAUX Bride's parents: Jean PITRE & Marguerite TERIAU
  8. Title: Acadiens en France; Nantes et Paimboeuf, 1775-1785; Author: Gérard-Marc Braud; Publication: Nantes, France: Ouest Éditions, 1999; Note: A genealogical approach. Page: p. 169.


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