Record Detail

Given Names:

Marguerite

Surname:

Pitre

Sobriquet:

Date of Birth:

1/1/1740

Birthplace:

Baptised At:

Date of Baptism:

Mother:

Father:

Marriage:

Married Joseph Martin.

Children:

Joseph (born 1765), Marguerite (born April 30, 1768), Marie (born 1771), Michel (born 1771), Pélagie (born 1775)

Exile:

Louisiana:

The April 15, 1777, census of the inhabitants of the left bank of the Mississippi River at St. Jacques de Cabannocé indicates that she was the thirty-seven-year-old spouse of Joseph Martin. In addition to her thirty-eight-year-old husband, her household included the following persons: Joseph Martin, her son, 12 years old; Michel Martin, her son, 4 years old; Marguerite Martin, her daughter, 8 years old; Marie Martin, her daughter, 6 years old; and Pélagie Martin, her daughter, 2 yeasr old. She and her family owned a large tract of land with twelve arpents frontage on the Mississippi River. They also owned two slaves, twenty cows, and three horses.

Circumstances of Death:

Death Occurred At:

Date of Death:

Interred At:

Date of Burial:

Sources:

Woods and Nolan, comps., Sacramental Records, 2:198; General Census of St. Jacques de Cabannocé, April 15, 1777, AGI, PPC, 190:192 et seq.


Press the Back button in your browser to return to list.

Return to Menu