||Suzanne Pitre is an Acadian.|
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Suzanne Pitre was born about 1731 in Cobequit, Acadia to Jean Baptiste Pitre and Marguerite Theriot.
Her first marriage was to Jean Baptiste Olivier Henry, in 1749 in Acadia.
In 1752 they were listed in the La Roque census at Rivière-de-l'Ouest, Isle Saint-Jean, with their three daughters.
By 1758, there were five girls in the household: Marie, Marguerite Josèphe, Marie Madeleine, Isabelle and Osite. During the Great Upheaval the family was deported to Europe with thousands of Acadians in 1758.
On 23 January 1759 Jean-Baptiste, Suzanne and only two daughters disembarked at St. Malo from one of the "Five ships." Marie, Isabelle and Osite died at sea. Both her mother and father also died at sea during the crossing to France.
Suzanne also lost her daughter Marie Madeleine and her husband Jean Baptiste only 2 months after arriving in France.
In 1760, she married Pierre Hebert in Pleurtuit, Côtes d'Armor, Bretagne, France.
She migrated to Louisiana in 1785: Suzanne PITRE, age 55, wife of Pierre HÉBERT, traveling with him and six children and her daughter by her first marriage as the third family (of nine persons) aboard La Ville d'Archangel.
Suzanne Pitre died the following year, 1786, at Bayou des Écors, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana.
Baptiste Oliver, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 24 years, has been in the country fifteen months. Married to Suzanne Pitre, native of l'Acadie, aged 22 years.
They have three daughters:
Marie aged 31 months.
Margueritte, aged 18 months.
Magdelaine, aged 15 days.
Livestock: two oxen, one cow, four heifers, one bull, one ewe, one sow, two pigs, and one horse.
The land upon which they are settled is situated on the north side of the Rivière du Ouest, and was given to them verbally by Monsieur de Bonaventure [one n]. They have made a clearing on it for a garden only.
HENRY Baptiste Olivier, 32 ans, + à Saint Servan le 27 mars 1759
PITRE Suzanne, 28 ans, femme
HENRY Marguerite Josephe, 8 ans, fille
HENRY Marie Madeleine, 6 ans, fille, + à Saint Servan le 12 mars 1759
HENRY Marie, 9 ans, fille, + en mer
HENRY Isabelle, 4 ans, fille, + en mer
HENRY Ozite, 3 ans, fille, + en mer
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