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Judith Pitre (1721 - 1790)

Judith Pitre aka Boudrot, Lord
Born in Annapolis Royal, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1745 in Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Wife of — married 10 Nov 1760 in Saint Joachim, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 68 in Ile aux Coudres, Bas-Canadamap
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Judith Pitre was born October 13, 1721. She was the daughter of François Pitre and Anne Prejean. She was baptized the same day in Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-France. Her godparents were Claude Bourgeois and Marguerite Bourgeois[1][2][3][4]

She married Rene Boudrot around 1745 in Acadie. Colony of Nova Scotia. [4]

Their children were: [5]

  1. Pierre Boudrot (1749 - 1819)
  2. Marie Boudrot (~1749 - 1758)
  3. Marguerite Boudrot (~1750 - 1758)
  4. Unknown BOUDROT, b. bef 1754-1755
  5. Unknown BOUDROT, b. bef 1754-1755
  6. Joseph Boudrot (~1755 - 1757)
  7. Michel Boudrot (~1756 - 1757)

In 1755 they were residing at Chipoudie with 2 boys and 3 girls. [6][7]

The family managed to escape deportation and imprisonment by the British by finding fleeing, around 1756-1757, either to a refugee camp on the Miramichi known as Camp d'Espérance or to Isle Saint-Jean (now Prince Edward Island). [7]

In 1757, widowed Judith and her children left Acadie permanently to seek a better life in Canada, Nouvelle-France (now Québec Province). In the spring of 1757, Judith and children Pierre, Marie, Marguerite, Joseph and Michel boarded one of two ships that left Miramichi and disembarked at the port of Québec in June or July 1757. [8] The family settled at Île-aux-Coudres.

Joseph Lor, widower of Anne Blanchard, and Judith Pitre, widow of René Boudreau, were married 10 Nov 1760 in the parish of Saint-Joachim, Canada, Nouvelle-France. [9]

Known children of this marriage:
  1. Marguerite Lord, 1761
  2. Louis Denis Lord, 1763

Judith was buried on 1 May 1790 in Ile aux Coudres, Bas-Canada aged 68. [4]


  1. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Port-Royal, N.-É.)-1870 C-1870 (image 47)
  2. An Acadian Parish Remembered The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 Judith Pitre baptism RG 1 volume 26 page 180
  3. Fiches Acadiennes, Drouin Collection
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes (Moncton, N.-B.: Centre d'études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999) p. 1325-1326
    Judith Pitre, daughter of François Pitre dit Nordest & Anne Préjean. Born and baptized on 13 Oct 1721 (sponsors Claude Bourgeois & Marguerite Bourgeois). Married (1) around 1745 René Boudrot (Michel & Cécile LeBlanc). Married (2) Joseph Lord le jeune (Alexandre & Marie-Françoise Barrieau), widower of Anne Blanchard, on 10 Nov 1760 in St-Joachim. Dispensation 3-3 affinity. Buried on 1 May 1790 at Île-aux-Coudres.
  5. Marcel Walter Landry Page for Judith Pitre at Généalogie des Landry à travers le monde, accessed Dec 2021 (login required)
  6. Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home"; 2005 – Present, hosted by Lucie LeBlanc Consentino;1755 Census p. 1 of 32
    René Boudrot, his wife, 2 boys, 3 girls
  7. 7.0 7.1 Stephen A. White, Recensements de Beaubassin et des Trois Rivières de Chipoudie, de Memramcook et de Petcoudiac (1686-1755). Les Cahiers de la Société historique acadienne, vol. 50, nos 2-4, juin-décembre 2019, p.258-259.
    René Boudrot (Michel #14) married to Judith Pitre (François #5) around 1745. On 1755 census with 2 boys, 3 girls. Fled to Camp d'Espérance or Isle Saint-Jean, then Québec in November 1757. Family settled at Île-aux-Coudres.
  8. André-Carl Vachon, Les réfugiés et miliciens acadiens en Nouvelle-France 1755-1763, Tracadie, La Grande Marée, 2020, p. 255
  9. Marriage record, Joseph Lor and Judith Pitre: "Canada, Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Saint-Joachim > Saint-Joachim > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1725, 1731, 1732-1737, 1739, 1740-1795 > image 85 of 292; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
  • BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1600-1800; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, vols. 2-6; p. 547 (Port Royal)

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