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Suzanne Pitre (1731 - 1786)

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Suzanne Pitre
Born in Cobequit, Acadiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1748 in Acadiamap
Wife of — married 30 Jun 1760 in Pleurtuit, Ile-et-Villaine, Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Pointe Coupee, Louisianamap
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Biography

Suzanne Pitre was born about 1731 in Cobequit, Acadia to Jean Pitre and Marguerite Theriot.

Her first marriage was to Jean Baptiste Olivier Henry, in 1749 in Acadia.

  • Children:
    Marie HENRY b: ABT 1750
    Marguerite Josephe HENRY b: ABT 1751 in , , , Acadia
    Marie Madeleine HENRY b: in , , , Acadia c: 6 Aug 1752 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, , Acadia
    Isabelle HENRY b: 4 Feb 1754 in , Isle St. Jean, , Acadia c: 22 May 1754 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, , Acadia
    Anne Osite HENRY b: 21 Aug 1755 in , Isle St. Jean, , Acadia c: 6 Jun 1756 in Port Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, , Acadia

She was exiled in France in 1758 as part of the expulsion of the Acadians. (Great Upheaval or Grand D'erangement). Both her mother and father died at sea during the crossing to France. Her husband Pierre Henry died in France shortly after arriving, in 1959.

In 1760, she married Pierre Hebert in Pleurtuit, Côtes d'Armor, Bretagne, France.

  • Children:
    Marie Josephe HEBERT b: 28 Apr 1761 in Laurodel, , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 28 Apr 1761 in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Pierre Jean HEBERT II b: 9 Feb 1763 in Laurodel, , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 10 Feb 1763 in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Anne Josephe HEBERT b: 5 Feb 1765 in , , Cotes d'Armor, France c: in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Francois Etienne HEBERT b: 11 Feb 1767 in , , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 12 Feb 1767 in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Joseph Yves HEBERT b: 8 May 1769 in , , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 9 May 1769 in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Mathurin Pierre Francois HEBERT b: 28 Oct 1771 in , , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 28 Oct 1771 in Ploubalay, , Cotes d'Armor, France
    Jean Baptiste Olivier HEBERT b: ABT 1773 in , , Ille-et-Vilaine, France
    Anne Perinne HEBERT b: 20 Nov 1775 in , , Cotes d'Armor, France c: 21 Nov 1775 in Tremereuc, , Cotes d'Armor, France

She migrated to Louisiana in 1785: Suzanne PITRE, age 55, wife of Pierre HÉBERT, traveling with him and six children and one daughter-in-law [i.e. her daughter by her first marriage] as the 3rd family (of 9 persons) aboard "La Ville d'Archangel.

Suzanne Pitre died the following year, 1786 at Bayou des Ecors, Pointe Coupee, LA.

Sources


  • Media: Book
    Title: Acadian Exiles in Saint-Malo, 1758-1785
    Author: Robichaux, Albert J.
    Publication: 1981, Hébert Publications, Rayne, LA; 3 volumes
    Page: p 665
  • Media: Book
    Title: Acadian Exiles in Saint-Malo, 1758-1785
    Author: Robichaux, Albert J.
    Publication: 1981, Hébert Publications, Rayne, LA; 3 volumes
    Page: p 476


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