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Catherine Pitre (1739 - 1810)

Catherine "Francoise" Pitre
Born in Chipoudy, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married about 1765 in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009
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Catherine Pitre was born 24 September 1739. She was the daughter of Pierre Pitre and Agathe Doucet. She was baptized 22 May 1740 at Beaubassin. Her godparents were Jean Savoye and Marie Pitre. [1]

Census Data

1777 Census of Opelousas Post,[2] Family 37
- Pierre Joubert, age 48; 100 cattle, 20 horses, 40hogs, 0? sheep
- Francoise Pitre, wife, 30
- Pierre, son, 10
- Therese daughter, 8
- Sicile, daughter, 6


  1. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 66)
  2. Winston De Ville, Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts (Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1987) citing Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300

See also:


  • WikiTree profile Pitre-2097 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.
  • WikiTree profile Pitre-2292 created through the import of Soileau BEST.ged on Nov 29, 2011 by Kermit Soileau.

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