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Jean Pitre (1732 - 1758)

Jean Pitre
Born in Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married 10 Feb 1754 in Port Lajoie, Ile St. Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Died in At Seamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 9 Jul 2021
22:13: Cindy (Bourque) Cooper added Marguerite Bibiane Pitre (1757-) as child of Jean Pitre (1732-1758). [Thank Cindy for this]
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Biography

Jean Pitre, a son of Jean Baptiste Pitre and Marguerite Theriot, was born c. 1732 in Beaubassin, Acadia, New France.
In the 1752 census Jean & Marguerite, both now in their fifties, were settled on the north side of Riviere du Ouest. They had three of their adult children with them and three teenagers. Jean was 20 years old.[1]
Jean Pitre married Francoise Henry on February 10, 1754 in Isle Saint Jean.[2]
Children:
  1. Margueritte Bibiane Pitre (c.1756) [3]

Sources

  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. Hebert, Timothy. Acadian Church Records: Port LaJoye, Ile St. Jean, 1749-1758: St. Jean L’Evangeliste Parish. Acadian-Cajun Geneaology & History, 2000, p. 48. 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. 3 Marriage
    Jean PITRE & Francoise HENRY Married: February 10, 1754 Groom's parents: Jean PITRE & Marguerite TERIAU Bride's parents: Jean HENRY & Marie HEBERT
  3. "Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5ML-YLL : 5 December 2014), Jean Pitre in entry for Margueritte Bibiane Pitre, 09 Jan 1757; citing , LOUISBOURG, CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA; FHL microfilm 959,787.
  • "Arbres généalogiques d'Ancestry Publication: Publication en ligne - Provo, Utah, États-Unis : Ancestry.com Operations Inc. http://www.Ancestry.ca

Acknowledgements

  • WikiTree profile Pitre-2338 created through the import of Pitre Family Tree.ged on Mar 1, 2012 by Noella Pitre.


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Pitre-2338 and Pitre-67 appear to represent the same person because: same name, birth, spouse.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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