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Anne Surette (1734 - 1797)

Anne Surette aka Choret Pitre
Born in Grand Pré, Acadie, Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 31 Mar 1761 in St. Pierre les Becquets, Nicolet, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Chateauguay, (St-Joachim), Bas-Canadamap
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Anne Choret [Surette, see research note], daughter of Joseph Surette and Marguerite Theriot was born April 24, 1734, at St-Charles-les-Mines, Grand Pre, Acadie. She was the daughter of Joseph Choret and Marguerite Terriot. She was baptized the day she was born at Saint Charles des Mines, Grand-Pré, Acadia. Her godparents were Paul Terriot and Anne Terriot.[1][2]

She was noted to be the widow of Paul Doucette when she married Jean Baptiste Pitre on March 31, 1761 at St-Pierre-les-Becquets. They were both 27 years old .[3][4]

Children :

  1. Joseph Pitre May 5, 1762 November 10, 1815 Couillard Mary Magdalene
  2. Victoire Pitre October 22, 1763 July 31, 1832 1.Charles Laberge
  3. Ignace-Hippolyte Pitre August 22, 1765 March 26, 1810 1.Bergevin Catherine 2.Hebert Angelique
  4. Jean-Marie Pitre October 13, 1766 1.Leduc Julie 2. Marie-Louise Lefebvre
  5. Josephte Pitre April 12, 1769 October 4, 1843 1.Laberge Pierre 2. Augustin Mathieu
  6. Pierre Pitre May 3, 1771 October 14, 1821 1. Julie Leduc-Josephte 2.Marie Pregent

She was married twice:[5]

  1. Paul Doucet dit Petit Paul L'empire in 1753
  2. Jean Baptiste Pitre dit Hamel March 31, 1761 in Nicolet, Canada

She died September 18, 1797 at 66 years old at Chateauguay, Canada. She died on Sept 17, 1797 in Chateauguay.[6]

Research Note

In the transcript for her baptism, the name Choret was overwirtten and has been interpreted by MWLandry and Karen Theriot Reader as Surette.


  1. "Catholic Church Records", vol. 1a: Acadian Records, 1707-1748; Diocese of Baton Rouge - Diocese, 1999; The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA.; pp. 179-180
    Sponsors: Paul TERIOT [child's uncle] & Anne TERIOT. (SGA-2, 135).
  2. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Charles-des-Mines (Grand-Pré, N.-É.) - 1869; Canadiana, Heritage, Parish registers: Nova Scotia : C-1869 (Image 10):
  3. Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1997
  4. PRDH: Paul DOUCET PETIT PAUL L'EMPIRE married before 31 Dec 1753 to Anne Marie Marguerite SURET, daughter of Joseph & Marguerite THERIAULT.
  5. Marcel W Landry Marie Anne Accessed 7/18/2020.
  6. Drouin Genealogical Institute (needs subscription) [ Burial]
    Sépulture Châteauguay 1797-09-20 Décès : 1797-09-18 SURETTE, MARIE ANNE Sujet - âge 066 sexe f. Ét. civ. mariée PITRE, JEAN BAPTISTE Conjoint

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Choret-235 and Surette-1 appear to represent the same person because: Same name (Surette is correct LNAB). Same birth date and place. Same parents. Same spouse is mentioned in biography. Same death date and place.
posted by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper
Surette-7 and Surette-1 appear to represent the same person because: same name, parents, spouse
posted by [Living Gauvin]

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