Marie-Madeleine Pitre was born on March 01, 1713 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie. Her parents were François Pierre Pitre and Anne Prejean.  Her godparents were Pierre Dugast and Magdelaine Prejean.
She married Pierre Gaudet on May 30, 1728 in Annapolis Royal. The groom was 30 years of age, and the bride was 16. The witnesses were: Jean Pierre Prijan uncle of the bride; Charles Prijan
son of Jean Prijan, uncle of the bride; Antoine Pitre son of the late François Pitre, brother of the bride; Pierre Barillau son of Nicolas Barillau, habitant of Mines and cousin of the groom.
She was living with her 9 children at Rivière du Nord-Est (North side), Isle Saint-Jean, in 1752, after Pierre passed away. She was poor, but she had grown children to help her plant and harvest 32 bushels of wheat.
She passed away before 8 September 1802.
↑ The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755, register RG 1 volume 26 page 117; online database with images, Marie Magdelaine Pitre Baptism, 1 March 1713, accessed June 2021.
↑Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), p. 85, image 200 1752 La Roque Census. The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean” p. 319, image 323
Marie Madeleine Pitre, widow of Pierre Godet, poor, native of l'Acadie, aged 39 years, has been in the country two years.
She has six sons and three daughters:-
Etienne Godet, aged 23 years.
Pierre, aged 23 years.
Dominique, aged 19 years.
François, aged 14 years.
Cyprien, aged 12 years.
Joseph, aged 6 years.
Doratte, aged 16 years.
Anne, aged 9 years.
Marie, aged 12 years
Live Stock: She has two oxen, one cow, one ewe, one sow, and one hen.
The land on which they are settled is situated as in the preceding case, and was given to them verbally by M. de Bonnaventure. They have made a clearing for sowing thirty-two bushels of wheat.
Geneanet.org. Karen Theriot Reader's Family Tree. page for Marie Madeleine Pitre citing Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes - Première Partie 1636-1714, 2 vols., (Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999 ) p. 1325.
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