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Alexis Joseph (Pitre dit Cayen) Pitre (1836 - 1901)

Alexis Joseph Pitre formerly Pitre dit Cayen aka dit Cayen
Born in Cap-Santé, co. Portneuf, Bas-Canada (Quebec, Canada)map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 8 Jan 1866 in Deschambault, Portneuf, Quebecmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 64 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 9 Oct 2009
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INTERNET RESEARCH Ted came into contact with who is researching the Pitre line. She established our Pitre lineage given the information we already knew. She found that the parents of Joseph Pitre (Joseph Cayen) were Alexis Pitre and Marie-Josephine Chenard. They were married 8 Jan 1866 in Deschambeult, Quebec.

The Deschambault, Quebec Church Registers for St. Joseph's Church, 1713-1906, has: Mar. 8 Jan 1866 - Marriage of Alexis Pitre, farmer, son of Alexis/deceased & Justine Lefebvre) marrying Marie Josephine Chenard, daughter of Cyprien/Marcelline Houle), witnesses: Ferdinand Belanger & Joseph Bellanger

The 1881 Quebec Census of Portneuf has: Jean 'Alexis' Pitre (25 Feb 1831) dit Jean Cayen, 50, day laborer, widower of Marie Josephine Chenard, with children Emma 14, Rodolphe 12, Damase 9 [St. Alban, Dist. 81, L-53] Have the following Pitre info. on a Joseph, unable to tie to family tree. So listing below in event of future reference: Joseph Pitre B: D: Dec. 28, 1844 M: Nov. 14, 1820 to Marie Madeleie Perrault B: Sept. 19. 1790 D: June 8, 1884

children: Marie (married Sept. 25, 1849 to Celestin Lefebvre, son of Alexis and Catherine Germain) Olivier (married May 6, 1851 to Flore Despiteau, d of Joseph and Marie Louise Groslot) - Flore died Dec. 13, 1851 David (died Oct. 29, 1852)


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