Metis

1758 - 1762

The Assinipoval Metis are establishing farms on the
Saskatchewan River System they had previously
established themselves on the Red River system.


Those Metis free traders build make shift
businesses all along the trade routes they are selling
bread, operating taverns and restaurants,
you find them everywhere.


1758

The Metis, at this time, are building the foundations of future cities such as Detroit, Michilimackinac, Chicago, Peoris (Illinois), Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Prairie du Chein (Wisconsin) all part of New France. They are striking out to the north, west and south, building more cities and towns as they go about their mercantile activities.

(III)-Louis Baby Voyager, married, Louise Decouagne (1736-1802), Montreal, Quebec. (Date(s) of field trips are not known) Laurent Cadotte, b-1758 Canada, married Susan Indian b-1760, likely North West Territories.

(I)-Jean Doucet, engage to Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

Amable Hubert, was hiring men for Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), from 1758 to 1763.

(I)-James Isham, d-1761, of York Factory, (Manitoba) wrote to Ferdinand Jacobs at Fort Churchill Hudson Bay, that five canoes of Blood Indians (Mithcoo Ethenue) came to trade; the first of these people since 1733.

Daniel Marie Joncaire de Chabert en Clausonne (1744-1771) moved his family to Buffalo, New York, establishing a trading post at the mouth of the Buffalo River. He died 1771 British Fort Detroit, (Michigan).

(II)-Louis Luc de LaCorne (Born 1711) of Saint-Luc, for 8,000 franc, obtained the Fort La Pointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin) concession until 1762. He married the 2nd time September 3, 1757, to (II)-Marie Joseph Gaultier (Guillimin) (born 1714), widow of (V)-Jacques LeGardier (born 1701), Monsieur de St. Pierre.

Francois Marie Picote, sieur de Belestre (1719-1793) from 1758 to 1760 is commander at Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

Christian Frederick Post, an Englishman, Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, married a Cherokee.

Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Pierre Reaume son (IV)-Pierre Reaume dit Thamur (Themus) and Marie Josephe Pilot; married 1780 Marie Jeanne Campeau.

(I)-William Sutherland, b-1758 Scotland, married, Susette Trochie b-1783, most likely North West Territories.

Jacques Giasson and Ignace Hubert are contacted by Rigaud to gather the furs for Green Bay, New France (Wisconsin), for a one third interest.

January 23: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Jacques Godfroy, born January 6, 1722, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), died June 29, 1795 British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), son (II)-Jacques Godfroy (1684-1730) and (II)-Marie Anne Chesne b-1690; married 1st Francoise Leveille, married 2nd January 23, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), but living la cote nord (II)-Louise Clotilde Champoton b-1741 daughter (I)-Jean Baptiste Chapoton..

Inhabitants of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), include: Le Sourd Campeau, Sauragechez Girnois, Michel Campeau Sr, Michel Campeau Jr, Joseph Campeau, Rivard Chez Garnaise and Campeau.

The British finally recapture Fort Duquesne, located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers at the site of present day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, after a humiliating defeat in 1755. The French, however, destroyed the Fort before withdrawing. The Fort was originally begun by the British in 1753. In April 1754, it was captured by the French, Sieur de Contrecoeur and completed. This Fort was rebuilt after 1761 and called Fort Pitt.

Fort Amhurst is built on the site of Port La Joie, established 1720, on the west shore of Charlottetown Harbor, P.E.I.,. The Fort was abandoned 1768.

January 30: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, Alex Seguin to (IV)-Marie Agathe Campeau born January 28, 1739, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan) daughter (III)-Nicolas Campeau (1710-1756) and (II)-Agathe Casse (1716-1808).

February 7: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Alexander Fauvel son (III)-Joseph Amable Fauvel dit Bigras and (II)-Marie Charlotte Dufour born 1739

February 16: Makinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Jean Baptiste Rochereau, born February 2, 1756, is baptized July 16, 1758, and Marie Joseph Rochereau, born June 1758, both children of Michel Rochereau and Marie Tiennotte are baptized at Makinac, New France (Michigan). Pierre Leduc, alias Souligny, voyager, Farly, voyager and interpreter are listed at Mackinac, New France (Michigan), according to marriage, birth and death records.

February 23: Michilimackinac, baptism, Louis Joseph Farley son Jacques Farly and Josette du Mouchel.

March 3: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, Francois Barrois, married (III)-Catherine Cesire, born March 3, 1735, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (II)-Jean Cesire (1698-1767) and (II)-Marguerite Charlotte Girard (born 1703).

March 6: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Louis Campeau son (III)-Jean Baptiste Campeau (1711-1783) and (III)-Catherine Perthus (1718-1763).

March 24: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Marie Anne Gendron, died May 9, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (I)-Simon Gendron dit Potevin, a merchant, and (II)-Suzanne Bienvenu (1722-1764).

March 25: Michilimackinac, baptism, Thomas born 1745 son Hyppolite Kinonchamee dit Choumenen.

April 7: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Marie Joseph Laforest, died October 2, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (IV)-Guillaume Laforest b-1725 and (IV)-Marie Marguerite Tremblay (1725-1768).

April 12: Michilimackinac, baptism, Joseph Laurent du Charme son Laurent du Charme and Marguerite Metivier.

April 23: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Francois Xavier Godfroy son (I)-Francois Godfroy (1717-1764) and (III)-Suzanne Pepin b-1719.

April 28: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Dominique Cosme et St. Cosme son (II)-Pierre Laurent Cosme et St. Cosme born 1721 and (III)-Catherine Barrois (1727-1790).

May 4: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marguerite Bouron alias Huron, died May 19, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (II)-Joseph Bouron, born 1722, and (IV)-Marguerite Reaume born 1725, see marriage January 7, 1756 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

May 6: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (II)-Louis Antoine Edeline, born September 22, 1690, Boucherville, Quebec, died May 6, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), son (II)-Charles Edeline (1641-1711) and Jeanne Braconnier (1653-1711) veuve de Crespin Thuillier; married (II)-Marie Thomas daughter (I)-Andre Thomas.

May 7: Kamouraska, birth, (II)-Louis Gagnon, Metis, son (I)-Pierre Gagnon, savage (Metis) (1709-1773) and Marie Anne Sauvagesse.

May 8: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (I)-Jean Baptiste Billiau married (III)-Marie Francoise Mesnil daughter (II)-Antonie Mesnil.

May 15: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), death, (II)-Pierre Amand Dufour, born 1746, son (I)-Pierre Dufour dit Bonvivant born 1714 and (III)-Marie Charlotte Gloria (1721-1766).

May 20: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), death, (II)-Jacques Pierre Daneau, born October 7, 1695, son (I)-Nicolas Daneau born 1651 and 2nd marriage (III)-Margarite Boucher (1663-1698); Jacques married Louise Genevieve Ruet Dauteuil born 1696.

May 21: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Jacques Gaillard married Mackinac Marianne Gibeau.

May 21: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Michael Rocheran to Marie Tiennote.

May 21: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Pierre Leduc (le Duc) dit Souligny, voyager, married Agathe Villeneuve.

May 22: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Charles Jean Baptiste Chapoton son (II)-Jean Baptiste Chapotob born 1721 and (III)-Felicite Cesire, born 1737; married February 1, 1780, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Therese Pelletier.

June 12: Micilimackinac, baptism, Marie Angelique Couvret born March 1758 daughter Joseph Couvret and Charlotte. see July 12

June 20: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (I)-Louis Jadot to (IV)-Marguerite Desbuttes, b-1731, died September 26, 1764, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan).

June 21: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Charles Chesne son (III)-Charles Chesne, born 1732 and (II)-Marie Joseph Descomps dit Labadie, born 1737.

June 25: Lac des deux Montagnes, birth, (III)-Marie Angelique Hery, Metis, daughter (II)-Louis Hery (Duplanty-Kil8abe), born July 16, 1711, son (I)-Jacques Hery (1664-1746) and (II)-Jeanne Vanier b-1685; married Marie Anastasie Missalim8k8e of the Sauteux Nation.

June 26: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, Louis Jadot to (IV)-Amable Baudry dit Desbuttes, died September 26, 1764, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Desbuttes, Baudry Desbuttes dit St. Martin (1684-1755) of La Cote south West of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), and (III)-Marie Louise Doyan (1703-1778);

June 29: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Marie Jeanne Monburn, slave of M. Monbrun who got her from savage woman

June 29: Michilimackinac, baptism Pierre Kiniouichatoun born 1717

July: Isaac Batt d-1791 journeyed inland with George Potts, returning to York Factory, Manitoba) June 1759.

July: Marquis de Montcalm smashed a superior New England and British attacking force at Fort Ticonderoga a.k.a. Fort Carillon at the George River and Lake Champlain. The French abandoned the Fort in 1759.

July 2: Michilimackinac, baptism, Charles le Tellier dit La Fortune, Metis son Antoine le Tellier dit La Fortune and Charlotte Mi-Gauanson-Jean Auetaukis (Micasnonjean) of the Ouetonkis.

July 7: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Angelique Cabassier died July 7, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (III)-Joseph Cabassier (1722-1773) and (II)-Angelique Bienvenu dit Delisle born 1721

July 10: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Jean Baptiste Dubreuil son (II)-Joseph Dubreuil (1699-1754) and Marie Renee Dutaut, epouse January 17, 1757, Jean Autier St. Antoine de Chambly; married (III)-Catherine Drouillard daughter (II)-Jean Baptiste Drouillard and Marie Charlotte Fauvel dit Bigras, daughter (II)-Jacques Fauvel dit Bigras (1696-1751) and (II)-Angelique Clement born 1705.

July 12: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Angelique Couvret Metis daughter (II)-Joseph Couvret born 1695 and Marie Charlotte Sauteuse. see June 12

July 13: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Marie Anne Langlade, born March 10, 1758, daughter of female slave of M. Langlade.

July 16, (some say May 21): Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Michel Rochereau (Rocheran) of St. Mary's Falls (Sault Ste Marie, Michigan/Ontario) married country style 1755 Marie Tiennote (Tiennotte) born 1728 a catechumen of the Saulteux Nation.

July 16: Michilimackinac, baptism, Jean Baptiste Rocheveau, Metis born February 8, 1756 son Michel Rocheveau and Marie Tiennotte of the Saulteux Nation

July 16: Michilimackinac, baptism, Marie Joseph Rocheveau, Metis born May, 1756 daughter Michel Rocheveau and Marie Tiennotte of the Saulteux Nation

July 17: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (I)-Jean Antoine Donys, sieur de St. Vincent to (III)-Marie Louise Morel de La Durantaye daughter (III)-Michel Morel de La Durantaye.

July 20: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Francois Marie Comparet daughter (II)-Francois Comparet and (IV)-Marie Judith Tremblay (1738-1768).

July 24: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Jean Baptiste Marcot (Marcotte) married Marie Neskech.

August 6: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Jean Baptiste Cottenoire (Cotenoir) born June 11, 1728 St Frs Du Lac, son Louis Copttenoire (1693-1755) and (III)-Angelique Deserosiers dit Dutremble; married Marie Joseph Matchiaugkauat 8akak8at (Ouagakout), Sauvagesse.

August 7: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Joseph Douaire de Bondy, captain son (III)- Joseph Douaire de Bondy ( 1700-1760) and (III)-Marie Anne Campeau born 1707; married (IV)-Marie Joseph Gamelin, born July 23, 1741, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (III)-Laurent Eust Gamelin, died 1774 and (III)-Marie Joseph Dudevoir ey Bonvouloir dit Lachwne.

August 18: Trois Pistoles, birth, Nicolas Gagnon, sauvage (Metis?), son Joseph Gagnon a sauvage and Angelique Quatrepatte sauvagesse.

August 22: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Anonyme Boyer, born/died, August 22, 1758, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), child (III)-Ignace Boyer (1721-1784) Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), and (IV)-Angelique Pepin dit Descardonnets.

September 10: Michilimackinac, baptism, Female Catechumen born 1741, living with Janise the trader.

September 16: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Marie Anne Cardinal daughter (IV)-Jean Baptiste Cardinal born 1728 and (IV)-Marie Anne Mallet.

September 25: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, Jean Baptiste Ravelet to (IV)-Rosalie Fauvel, daughter (II)-Jacques Fauvel dit Bigras (1696-1751) and (II)-Angelique Clement born 1705.

October 1: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism Charlotte Souligni, born 1756 daughter Pierre Souligni, the younger.

October 4: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, of Marie Joseph born this day, of a slave residing with Souligni, who gave her to LeFebvre, formally a clerk at La Baie (Green Bay), New France (Wisconsin).

October 28: (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte (1723-1803), married, (Churched) his Ojibwa woman (Anastasie Nipissing) and legitimized his two and one half month old daughter (IV)-Marie Renee Cadotte. (IV)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Jr. (1761-1818) is born 1761 and (IV)-Michel Cadotte (1764-1837)is born 1764. Cadotte also used the alias Cadot, Cadau, Cadaut and Cadaux. (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr. (1723-1803) is the son of (II)-Jean Cadot (1693-1743) and (II)-Marie Joseph Proteau (1701-1731).

November 10: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Jacques Gabriel Godfroy son (II)-Jacques Godfroy (1722-1795) and (II)-Louise Clotilde Chapoton, b-1741; married January 8, 1781, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), a Marie Catherine Couture.

November 28: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Isidore Chesne, born January 6, 1738, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), died July 1, 1793, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), now living le Cote des Pontouotamis son (II)-Charles Chesne born 1694 and (II)-Catherine Sauvage (1695-1778); married (III)-Therese Becquet daughter (II)-Pierre Becquet.

December 14, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth/death, (III)-Jean Desnoyers son (II)-Pierre Desnoyer, born 1721, and (IV)-Marie Louise Leduc (1734-1766).

December 17: Makinae, New France (Michigan), baptism, (IV)-Louis Francois Xavior Bourassa son (III)-Rene Bourassa dit LaRonde (1718-1792) and (III)-Anne Charlotte Ver Chavalier, born 1746, see marriage August 3, 1744.

1759

Fort Severn is re-established from York Fort, (Manitoba) having been abandoned since the turn of the century. The Ojibwa began trading Fort Severn.

The English rebuilt Henley House, but because of the atrocities committed against the Cree women in 1754, it was again attacked by 20 Cree, killing the English commander. The rest fled to Albany, James Bay.

(IV)-Pierre Amable also (Jean or Petit) Gareau (Garreau) (born 1739) of the Montreal Sioux Company married Mackinac, New France (Michigan), a (IV)-Elizabeth Leduc (born 1738) daughter (III)-Paul Leduc born 1706.

Alexander Brebant, born 1759, likely Lake Superior, Ojibwa Country, married September 9, 1835, La Pointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin), Angelique Bouvier born 1785 likely Lake Superior, Ojibwa Country.

Mary Carow b-1759, living 1870 census, Cheboygan, Michigan.

(II)-Louis Couc dit Montour, Metis, born 1759 son (I)-Pierre Couc; married Madeleine Sacokie.

Phillippe Dagneau Diuville, Sieur de la Saussaye (1700-1754) was the French military commander at Fort Rouille (Toronto) this year when he abandoned the Fort, he retired from service. He lost one of his sons killed on the Ohio in 1757.

Louis Cesaire Dagneau, sieur de Quindre (1704-1767) lead a militia from Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), that included his brother Major Guillaume Dagneau and Francois Marie Le Marchand dit Lignery in an attempt to relieve Fort Niagara which was under attack by the British. Both Dagneau's were captured by the British.

Thomas Guthrie, Indian b-1759, North West Territories married Isabella Indian b-1770 North West Territories.

Mary A. Karrow b-1759, living 1870 census, Cheboygan, Michigan.

Lesperance Smith b-1759 married Jane Indian b-1775, Metis Red River Settlement (Manitoba).

Madeline Island, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin), birth, Pizhiki a.k.a. Buffalo, died September 7, 1885, having spent his years at Buffalo, New York and La Pointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin).

Louis Primo (Primeau), a French Canadian, claims to have wintered since 1759 in the North West Prairies.

Rigaud hired Jean Baptiste Houle for Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan).

Daniel Keller et Caler, alias Claude Sonhasentas, Anglais de nation, died June 6, 1761 au Lac des Deux-Montagnes married Madeleine Ska8ennati .

Fort Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), contains 88 men including: Pierre Gayau, Jean Baptiste Gayau, Louis Grinau, L'Ange Garcien and Louis Suyar.

Pierre Julien Troiter Desrivieres (1719-1777) and brother Jean Noel Troiter Desrivieres (1721-1765) apparently retired from the fur trade about this time, however, brothers Eustache (Francois) Ignace alias Beaubien (1727-1799), Joseph Amable (1733-1771) and Jasques Hypolite (1731-1791) carried on the family business. McGill would marry Amable's widow.

Antoine Louis Descomp-Labadie had gained the trust and affection (respect) of the Ottawa Indians in their territory by his honesty in his dealings with them. His grandson, Captain Charles LaBadie, possessed a curious collection of records between his grandfather and various Ottawa chiefs- especially the famous chief Pondiack. One document reads: Pondiack, chief of the Ottawa Nation, with assent of all the nations, in the presence of George Croughan, superintendent of Indian affairs, in consideration of the finer feelings that I carry for Antoine Louis Labadie etc. The signature of Chief Pondiack consists of hieroglyphics containing signs resembling the figure 9. The majority of the titles are in French, and some are written on small sheets of paper using symbols of eight chiefs like: bear, stag, cow, renards, fish etc.

Fort St. Jean, Quebec is built this year.

The men of Moose Factory threatened desertion unless provided with advances on their wages to meet the needs of their growing Metis families.

Henley House is re-established this year but again abandoned this same year as they claimed the Indians and French Pedlars (Metis) murdered George Clark.

January 27: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Joseph Davignon son (II)-Joseph Davignon, et Javillon, dit Lafeuillade 1759 and Marie Anne Lemelin.

January 28: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Madeleine Casse daughter (II)-Charles Casse dit St. Aubin and (II)-Marie Joseph Mettay (1729-1759); married February 2, 1778, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Andre Scaynis.

January 28: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Hyacinthe Lacelle, died November 9, 1759, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (II)-Nicolas Lacelle et Laselle (1715-1779) and (II)-Marie Joseph Cardinal (1733-1763).

January 30: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Louise Domitille Langlade daughter Charles de Langlade and Charlotte Bourassa who would marry Pierre Grignon.

January 30: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Joseph Douaire de Bondy son (IV)-Joseph Douaire de Bondy, and (IV)-Marie Joseph Gamelin, born 1741; married March 10, 1777, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Joseph Beaubien.

February 2: South West, birth (IV)-Marie Angelique Jourdain, Metis, baptised July 16, 1760, British Michillimackinac, (Michigan) daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Jourdain b-1718 and Marie Joseph Reaume; married Augustin Roch.

February 12: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (I)-Julien Freton dit Nantais born 1727; habitant la Grosse Pointe of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), D'Une conduite tres reguliere, married (III)-Marie Joseph Gatignon born 1744 daughter (II)-Francois Gatignon alsoCatignon et Gastignon dit Duchesne born 1700 and (III)-Marie Joseph David ( 1698-1793); 2nd marriage Marie, January 4, 1768, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Alexander Heler.

February 12: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Angelique Godet daughter (IV)-Jacques Godet (1699-1760) and (IV)-Marie Louise St. Martin dit Baudry Desbuttes; married July 24, 1775, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Francois Gouin.

February 22: Detroit, New France, (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Antoine Nicolas Lauzon, born June 10, 1727 Montreal, died May 16, 1770, British Detroit (Michigan) living de la Cote Nord-est, son (III)-Nicolas Lauzon b-1693 died December 20, 1779 Detroit and (II)-Marie Madeleine Moran b-1704 or to be verified?? {(II)-Seraphin Lauzon (1668-1737) and (II)-Jean Desroches (1668-1696)}; married February 22, 1759 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), (III)-Angelique Chevalier born July 11, 1733 Mackinac (Michigan) epouse May 20, 1775 Detroit Louis Casse, daughter (II)-Jean Baptiste Chevalier (1677-1752) and (II)-Francoise Alavoine (1690-1756.

February 26: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), marriage, (II)-Antoine Louis DesComps dit Labadie-Bodichon (1767) son (I)-Pierre DesComps: married (IV)-Angelique Campeau born September 17, 1742, died December 11, 1767, daughter (III)-Nicolas Campeau (1710-1756) and (II)-Agathe Casse (1716-1808). 2nd marriage October 18, 1784 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), (III)-Charlotte Barthe born 1768 veuve de Louis Reaume daughter (II)-Pierre Barthe.

March 16: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Antoine Boyer son (III)-Antoine Boyer and (II)-Marie Louise Brigide Dufour born 1742.

March 22: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Cecile Lacoste daughter (III)-Francois Lacoste dit Lang-Languedoc (1720-1762) and (II)-Madeline Bourbon b-1722

March 23: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Madeleine Gamelin, died June 5, 1759, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), daughter (III)-Laurent Eustache Gamelin, born 1695, negociant, died March 11, 1774, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), and (III)-Marie Joseph Dudevoir et Bonvouloir dit Lachene daughter (II)-Claude Dudevoir dit Bonvouloir and Barbara Elisabeth Cardinal.

April 9: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Jeanne Brillant dit Lapierre, Metis, daughter (I)-Jean Baptiste Brillant dit Lapierre and Francoise Itagisse Chretienne Sauteuse (Ojibwa). She married June 28, 1775, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), (III)-Francois Gatignon (Gastinon). Source Tanguay.

April 14: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Louise Beaujeu, born 1748, slave of M. Beaujeu.

April 14: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Catherine Langlade, born 1752, slave of M. Langlade.

April 16: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Louise Godet daughter (IV)-Francois Godet dit Marantay b-1720 and (III)-Jeanne Parant b-1739.

April 30: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, of Charlotte Villeneuve, Metis, born this day, a bastard child, of Constant Villeneuve and his panis (slave), Slave Savage says her master impregnated her.

May 11: The Mackinac, New France (Michigan), register says Pierre Francois Brisbe was born yesterday at La Pointe au Sable where he is baptized son Francois Brisbe dit LaGrandeur and Marianne Parent, godparents Marie Joseph du Mouchelle Farly and Pierre Parent. On May 30 the slave of Farley a Louis Joseph, age 15-16 years, is also baptized.

May 15: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Julien Chesne son (III)-Pierre Chesne dit Labutte, born 1729 and (IV)-Marie Anne Cuillerier born 1730.

May 23: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Catherine Coron daughter (II)-Francois Coron (1678-1733) and (II)-Marie Cyr; born December 31, 1704? St. Francois I.J.

May 30: Michilimackinac, baptism Augustin Kinonchamek born May 15, 1759 son Hyppolite Kinonchamek and Marianne

June: The Pedlar, Jean Baptiste Larlee deserted the French and arrived York Factory, (Manitoba), in June. See 1765.

June 3: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Louis Joseph Farley, Metis, born 1743, daughter of female slave of M. Farley.

June 3: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Marie Xaviere Janis, Metis, born 1739 daughter of a female slave of Janis.

June 3: Michilimackinac, baptism, Catherine Sans Peur born last winter daughter Joseph Sans Peur and Michelle.

June 3: Mackinac, arrival, (III)- Louis Pascal (Paschal) Dumouchel born March 31, 1725 Quebec, Quebec son (II)-Bernard Dumouchel (1687-1744) and (III)-Marie Anne Tessier b-1694: married 1769 Mackinac Francoise Sauvagesse.

June 6: William Johnson began the siege of Fort Niagara.

June 13: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Pierre Janis, died May 7, 1761, son (II)-Nicolas Francois Janis b-1720 and (II)-Therese Meloche b-1732.

June 14: Michillimackinac, New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Antoine Gabriel Landrouche son (II)-Andre Landrouche dit Skayanisse, a voyager, and Amme Parant (1723-1768).

June 14: Michilimackinac, baptism, Antoine Kinonchaton born 1753 son Pierre Kinoncheton and a pagan sabage woman now deceased.

June 14: Michilimackinac, baptism, Pierre Kinonchaton born 1749 son Pierre Kinoncheton and a pagan sabage woman now deceased.

June 25: Commander Garneau of the Frigate Francaise, when at Louisbourg, handled prisoners. A traitor to his country, he served as pilot at L'Escadre Anglaise who arrived from I'Ile d'Orleans on June 25, 1759. For his reward he advanced one rank in the service of L'Angleterra.

June 25: Fort Niagara fell and William Johnson rushed to take Toronto but he only found smoldering embers as Alexander Dagneau Douville had burned the fort and fled with his 15 men to Montreal.

July: Fort Niagara on the east side of the Niagara River at Lake Ontario, (Youngstown, New York) was a French fortification from 1678 to 1759, and this year the French Castle- as it was called- surrendered to the British following a siege in the wilderness battle of La Belle Famille.

July 7: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Simon Gendron son (I)-Simon Gendron dit Potevin, a merchant, and (II)-Suzanne Bienvenu (1722-1764).

July 24: Father (I)-Claude Virot (1722-1759) is killed by the Iroquois near Fort Niagara.

July 25: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Suzanne Chauvin son (II)-Noel Chauvin born 1732 and (III)-Jeanne Meloche, born 1742.

July 30: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Alexis Laforest, died May 23, 1760,British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), son (IV)-Guillaume Laforest b-1725 and (IV)-Marie Marguerite Tremblay (1725-1768).

August 9: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marie Louise Gouyou daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Gouyou (1722-1764) and (II)-Louise Delieres (1724-1766)

August 17: Michilimackinac, baptism, Charles Louis Francois Cardin, born August 20, 1761? son Francois Louis Cardin of Michilimackinac and Coussante Chevalier. see September 3, 1761

September 10: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Archange Boyer, married September 1, 1781, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Nicolas Gouin; Archange is daughter (III)-Ignace Boyer (1721-1784) Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), and (IV)-Angelique Pepin dit Descardonnets.

September 30: Michilimackinac, baptism, Marie Marcot, born September 8, 1759 daughter Jean Baptiste Marcot and Marie Amighissen.

October 19: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Charles Dubreuil, died February 6, 1763, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), son (III)-Jean Baptiste Dubreuil and (III)-Catherine Drouillard.

November 1: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Ursule Fauvel daughter (III)-Joseph Amable Fauvel dit Bigras and (II)-Marie Charlotte Dufour born 1739; married August 7, 1775, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Francois Cadoret.

November 1: Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), birth (IV)-Marie Cottenoire, Metis, baptised July 16, 1760 British Mackinac, (Michigan) daughter (III)- Jean Baptiste Cottenoire (Cotenoir) b- 1728 and Marie Joseph Matchiaugkauat 8akak8at (Ouagakout), Sauvagesse.

November 6: Michilimackinac, baptism, Louis Jacques Guillard son Jacques Guillard and Marie Beaujeu.

November 25: John Forbes (1707-1759) captured Fort DuQuesne, (Allegheny, Pennsylvania) marking the end of French rule in the Ohio Valley.

December 4: Michilimackinac, baptism, Francois Xavier LaFortune daughter Catherine a panis slave of LaFortune.

December 16: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Pierre Boyer, died June 2, 1760, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), son (III)-Pierre Boyer (1707-1765) and Marie Anne Louise Pepin.

December 22: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Nicolas Drouillard son (III)-Jean Baptiste Drouillard and (III)-Marie Charlotte Fauvel dit Bigras; married February 6, 1794, British Fort Detroit, (Michigan), Marie Louise Montminy.

December 30: Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Therese Chesne daughter (III)-Isidore Chesne (1738-1793) and (II)-Catherine Sauvage (1695-1778).

1760

Elisabeth Bibwewedjiwanokwe (Little Companion Woman), born 1760, likely Ojibwa Country, Lake Superior, died March 27, 1850 La Pointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin).

Joseph Brisbois, born 1760 Canada, living Sault Ste. Marie, (Michigan/Ontario), 1850 census, listed as a pauper.

(III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr. (1723-1803) founded Fort Cadot at Sault Ste Marie, New France (Michigan), on the American side.

British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, Jacques Duperon Baby (1733-1789) to (IV)-Suzanne Reaume (Rheaume) (1740-1760) daughter (III)- Pierre Reaume dit Thamur (Themus) (1709-1766) and Suzanne Hubert Lacroix b-1709. It is said that Jacques had 21 children but obviously not with Suzanne.

Etienne Francois Hertel de Saint Francois (1734-1760) was stationed at Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan) but was killed in action at Lotbinere, Quebec, against the British.

Joseph a Coureurs des Bois at La Pointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin), is murdered by his employee, a French Canadian, who also killed his Ojibwa wife, a six year old child and a baby. The Ojibwa would eventually kill the Canadian at a dance at St. Mary's Falls, Ojibwa Country (Sault Ste Marie, Michigan), for his crimes.

South West, birth, (IV)-Marie Louise Jourdain, Metis, about 1760 south west of Michillimackinac, New France (Michigan), daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Jourdain b-1718 and Marie Joseph Reaume; 1st married Jean Baptiste Lebeau 2nd marriage June 30,1790, St Louis Missouri, Michel Quesnel.

Jean Baptiste Labine b-1760, married, Josephte Indian b-1764 most likely North West Territories.

Ignace Lavallee b-1760, married, Josephte Cree Indian b-1786 most likely North West Territories.

Charles Reaume (1743-1813) is interpreter for the British Indian Department at British Fort Detroit (Michigan).

John Richard and Thomas Richard, born in the 1760's son William Richard of Wales 1750's to 1769, are the first reported Hudson Bay Company, Metis.

Father (I)-Pierre Antoine Roubaud b-1724, arrived Quebec 1756, expelled from the Order 1760.

(I)-William Tomison in the field (1760-1811), an Orkney from South Ronaldsay, joined the Hudson Bay Company and stayed on for the next 51 years, rising to the first Chief Inland as well as Chief at York Factory (Manitoba).

Fort Timiskaming (Temiscamingue) is constructed by the Montreal, Quebec, merchants about this time.

About 1760 at St. Sulpice, St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Marie Louise Beaupre b-1744 is kidnapped by the Ojibwa of Sault Ste Marie, Ojibwa Country (Michigan). She would marry a young Ojibwa Indian and have two children. One of these Metis children would become the grandmother of the famous Father Albert Lacombe (1827-1916).

One of her uncles, a trader, in 1765 near Sault Ste Marie, Ojibwa Country (Michigan) recognized his niece and returned her to St. Sulpice, Quebec.

Alexander Henry, the elder (1739-1824), despised those petty traders, as he called the free-trading Metis. They set up their booths along the brigade routes, trading merchandise for their winter provisions. They bake bread for the passing Voyageurs in improvised ovens. They operated taverns and restaurants; they prepared slabs of bark and resin for canoe repair; they trade maple sugar, horses and wild rice. They are everywhere, trading everything. This is interesting given Alexander knew little of the trade, and would become partners with the free-trading Metis Jean Baptiste Cadotte of Sault Ste Marie.

The Ojibwa are trading to the English at Fort Albany, James Bay and constitute the great part of that trade. Twelve to fifteen Captains and their clan are noted annually. One Captain was Nonosecash, the father of Shewwquenap, who became Captain at Osnaburgh House in the 1790's. Another was Lieutenant Tinnewabano, the elder brother of the Crane.

Fort Paskoyac is abandoned this fall and none of them have been seen this winter, as is usual. The Canadians, however, have built a number of other forts at, or near, The Pas (Manitoba). The French infrastructure, however, remains in place with the Metis who are indifferent to the French problems in the East. These Canadians have become more incorporated into their own culture and are more attracted to the immensities of the woods and prairies than their native Quebec. Many are second or third generation Metis with only the trade linking them to France. They, in effect, represent a New Nation- the Clan des Metis.

The Assinipoval Metis traders are farming at Fort la Corne on the Saskatchewan River as well as at La Reine and Dauphin Manitoba. They are an independent, free thinking, buffalo hunting and trading breed that is losing their French alliance to relate more closely with the land and, especially, the trade.

Alexander Henry the elder (1739-1824) relied completely on the Metis, Coureurs des Bois and Hivernant Voyagers to do all his exploration activities, but gave them little credit including his partner Jean Baptiste Cadotte who taught him the trade..

The Hudson Bay Company- Severn Post- is only allotted 5 men, whereas 20 are required. Cree legend considers them to have originated from the same source as the Ojibwa. The two tribes have intermarried throughout their known history.

Alexander Henry the elder (1739-1824), upon reaching Lake Winnipeg (Manitoba) at the mouth of the Winnipeg River, came upon a large village of Cree. Lake Winnipeg is sometimes called the Lake of the Killistinons or Christinaux (Cree). The dress and other exterior appearances of the Christinaux are very distinguishable from those of the Chippeways (Ojibwa) and the Wood Indians. Alexander Henry, the elder (1739-1824), had lived with the Ojibwa for a year (1763-1764) and had been dressing like them.

This entry must apply to 1763 or later as he lived with his partner 1762/63 to learn the trade.

The Hudson Bay Company suggests all the Canadian posts on the Saskatchewan are closed this year.

Labrador administration is attached to Newfoundland. The Inuit, a.k.a. Eskimo, and Metis are largely ignored.

French traders and Rivermen set up Little Paris in St. Genevieve, Missouri as a school for manners. The wanted to teach proper French, true politeness, grace and self-denial.

The illegitimate French children were given to the Indians to raise, rather than let the babies die of exposure. English children taken as captives in raids were also turned over to the Indians. These children most likely Metis were in five major reserves; The Hurons (Wendat) children at Lorette, near Quebec, Quebec; The Abenakis from Maine at St. Francois, east of Montreal, Quebec; The American Iroquois at Xaughnawaga (Kahnawake) St. Regis west of Monteal, Quebec and; The Lake of Two Mountains west of Montreal, Quebec.

Louisiana is inhabited with 7,000 people mostly French Metis.

January 7, (some say January 17): Michilimackinac, New France (Michigan), marriage, Michel Boyer, trader (merchant), married (V)-Josette Marguerite DeLignon (Dulignon) born 1736 daughter (IV) Francois Dulignon.

January 23: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth/death (V)-Antoine Nicolas Lauzon son (IV)-Antoine Nicolas Lauzon (1727-1770) and (III)-Angelique Chevalier b-1733.

January 25: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Joseph Lacelle, died August 31, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan) son (II)-Nicolas Lacelle et Laselle (1715-1779) and (II)-Marie Joseph Cardinal (1733-1763).

February 5: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Pierre Guilbaut, died December 1, 1771, British Fort Detroit (Michigan) son (I)-Jean Guilbaut et Guillebaut dit Lajeunesse (son Jean et de Jeanne Dagneau) and (III)-Marie Joseph Marcheteau dit Desnoyers born 1735, died May 1, 1765, British Fort Detroit (Michigan).

February 18: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Angelique DesComps daughter (II)- Antoine Louis DesComps dit Labadie-Bodichon (1767) and (IV)-Angelique Campeau (1742 -1767); married November 20, 1776, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Pierre Drouillard.

February 18: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (II)-Louis Deshetres son (I)-Antoine Deshetres, living Grosse Pointe, Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), maitre armurier, and (country marriage) (III)-Marie Charlotte Chevalier born August 3, 1710, daughter (II)-Jean Baptiste Chevalier (1677-1752) and (II)-Francois Alavoine (1690-1756); Louis married (IV)-Marie Therese Damours born 1746 daughter (III)-Louise Damours.

February 22: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Genevieve Chiquot, died February 25, 1760, daughter (III)-Zacharie Chiquot (1708-1775) and (III)-Marie Angelique Godfroy (1720-1791); married June 18, 1770, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Angelique Poupart.

February 28: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Nicolas Bouron alias Huron, died March 30, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (II)-Joseph Bouron, born 1722 and (IV)-Marguerite Reaume born 1725, see marriage January 7, 1756, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

March 2: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Joseph Cabassier, died April 13, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), daughter (III)-Joseph Cabassier (1722-1773) and (II)-Angelique Bienvenu dit Delisle born 1721.

March 2: Michilimackinac, baptism, Charlotte Kioueiatchiouenoukone born 1745 and has been living with Antoine La Fortune.

March 9: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Charles Campeau, died September 1, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (III)-Charles Campeau (1715-1785) and Marie Charlotte Montray et Julliet La Cote

March 31: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Jean Baptiste Douaire de Bondy, died July 15, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (IV)-Joseph Douaire de Bondy, and (IV)-Marie Joseph Gamelin, born 1741; married March 10, 1777, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Joseph Beaubien.

March 31: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, Louis Theophile Barthe, died March 31, 1825, Assumption, Ontario son Charles Andre Barthe and Mary Teresa Campeau; married November 15, 1802, Fort Detroit (Michigan), Marie Madeleine Trottier born March 18, 1774 Fort St. Clair, died September 11, 1803 Fort Detroit, (Michigan), daughter Francois Xavier Trottier Bellecour b-1743 and Marie Anne Madeleine Dazenard (1741-1816)..

April 7: Marc Fush, a Cahokia Indian or Metis, married, Mackinac, New France (Michigan), Marie Joseph Chevalier her 1st marriage 1739 Pierre Renard dit Locas.

April 14: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Joseph Bourdeau dit L'Lle-Ronde, habitant de la Cote Nord-est, born 1730, died 1793, married (IV)-Marie Louise Clermont dit Bouron (Dvbord), born 1645, daughter (III)-Louis Bouron dit Clermont; habitant La Cote south of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), and (II)-Marie Ripau et Roiet;

April 16: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Rose Cosme et St. Cosme daughter (II)-Pierre Laurent Cosme et St. Cosme born 1721 and (III)-Catherine Barrois (1727-1790).

April 21: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), baptism, (IV)-Michel Bouron son (III)-Louis Bouron dit Clermont; habitant La Cote south of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), and (II)-Marie Ripau et Roiet;

May 22: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, (IV)-Charlotte Cadotte (1759-1768) born October 1, 1759, Sault Ste Marie, daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadot (1723-1803) and Marie Athanasie Nipissing (Equawaice) (d-1766).

May 25: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Genevieve Janis born 1750, age 9-10 years, a panis slave of Sieur Janis

May 25: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Alexander Louis Beaujeu, panis, born 1746, age 14 years, a slave of Sieur de Beaujeu.

May 26: Michillimakinac, New France (Michigan), Marie Joseph (Josette), panise, born 1746, age 13-14 years, a slave of Sieur Rene Bourassa Sr. born 1688, called the elder.

June: Isaac Batt d-1791 returned to York Factory, Manitoba), from the interior.

June 2: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), death, (IV)-Pierre Boyer, born December 16, 1759, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan) son (III)-Pierre Boyer (1707-1765) and Marie Anne Louise Pepin.

June 8: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptized, Josette Hamelin born January this year or February 28, 1759, she is the daughter of the granddaughter of the old Nipissing and of Jacques Hamelin probably a reference to Jacques Hamelin (b-1680), godmother is Josette DuLignon.

June 9: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (II)-Pierre Huyet et Huguet-Huiette-Ponceley-Champagne born June 22, 1737, La Angle Gardiens, Quebec, habitant de la Grosse Pointe, Coulee des Benards, Fort Detroit (Michigan), New France (Michigan); maitre shoe-maker, son (I)-Etienne Huyet (Marie July, mais les enfants sont Appeles Huyet Ponceley dit Champagne) and (II)-Barbe Fortier born 1696 dit LaFortune; married (IV)-Marie Reine Trempley born 1744.

June 16: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth/death, (III)-Deux anonymes Casse children (II)-Jacques Casse and (IV)-Catherine Jean Vien died 1779.

June 23: Lac des deux Montagnes, birth, (III)-Elisabeth Hery, Metis, daughter (II)-Louis Hery (Duplanty-Kil8abe) born July 16, 1711, son (I)-Jacques Hery (1664-1746) and (II)-Jeanne Vanier b-1685; married Marie Anastasie Missalim8k8e of the Sauteux Nation.

July 1: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (III)-Susanne Desnoyers daughter (II)-Pierre Desnoyer born 1721 and (IV)-Marie Louise Leduc (1734-1766).

July 4: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (V)-Jean Baptiste Dumay son (IV)-Jacques Dumay (1719-1760) and (III)-Marie Madeleine Chevalier born 1724.

July 13: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Julien Freton dit Nantais son (I)-Julien Freton dit Nantais born 1727 and (III)-Marie Joseph Gatignon born 1744; married January 20, 1783, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Therese Billiau.

July 16: Mackinac, New France (Michigan), baptism, Marie Angelique Jourdin, born, February 28, 1759, daughter Jean Baptiste Jourdin and Marie Josephe Reaume, godfather de Souligni and Marie Cottenoire, born November 1759, daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Cottenoire b-1728 and Marie Josephe Ouagakout, godmother de Souligni.

July 16: Michilimackinac, baptism, (IV)-Marie Cottenoire, Metis, born November 1, 1759 daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Cottenoire (Cotenoir) born June 11, 1728 St Frs Du Lac and Marie Joseph Matchiaugkauat 8akak8at (Ouagakout) (Ouagakonat), Sauvagesse.

July 24: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Marie Catherine Gendron, died August 2, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), daughter (I)-Simon Gendron dit Potevin, a merchant, and (II)-Suzanne Bienvenu (1722-1764).

July 27: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Claude Thomas Gouin.

August 8: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Marie Anne Gervaise daughter (III)-Louis Gervaise (1708-1763) and (III)-Madeline Langloisw (1708-1763).

August 20: Nicolet, marriage, (III)-Pierre Chauvet, Metis, son (II)-Pierre Chauvet dit Lagerne, b-1686 and Marie Madeleine Panis (slave) b-(1697-1777); married August 20, 1760, Nicolet, (IV)-Marie Jeanne Terrien.b-1739.

September: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), Francois Marie Picote, sieur de Belestre (1719-1793) sent his 2nd in command, Pierre Passerat de La Chapelle, with 200 men to assist in the defense of Canada. Upon hearing of their defeat, he led his men to the Mississippi, later arriving in the French held territory on the Gulf.

September 3: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marie Louise Campeau daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Campeau (1711-1783) and (III)-Catherine Perthus (1718-1763).

September 6: Michilimackinac, baptism, Louis Augustin du Charme son Laurent du Charme and Marguerite.

September 6: Michilimackinac, baptism, Pierre Augustin du Charme son Laurent du Charme and Marguerite.

October 9: Michilimackinac, baptism, Jacque Sans Crainte, Metis, daughter Jean Baptiste Sans Crainte and his slave.

September 10: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Nicolas Chesne died January 27, 1763, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (III)-Charles Chesne, born 1732 and (II)-Marie Joseph Descomps dit Labadie born 1737.

October 12: Balfour and Gorrell with English troops took possession of Green Bay, New France, (Wisconsin).

October 19: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (V)-Rene Cloutier born May 31, 1734 Chateau Richer son (IV)-Zacharie Cloutier (1705-1771) and (III)-Marie Madeleine Brisson (1709-1770) married (IV)-Marie Joseph Campeau daughter (III)-Michel Campeau (1706-1764) and (II)-Marei Joseph Buteau.

October 28: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Jacques Desbuttes Baudy Desbuttes, born 1733, died June 18, 1768, son (III)-Jean Baptiste Desbuttes, Baudry Desbuttes dit St. Martin (1684-1755) of La Cote south West of Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan) and (III)-Marie Louise Doyan (1703-1778); married (II)-Marie Anne Navarre, elle epouse Antony.

November 4: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Pierre Charles Daneau sieur de Mut (Muys), enseigne 1758 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), born September 23, 1736, Montreal, Quebec son (II)-Jacques Pierre Daneau (1695-1758) and Louise Genevieve Ruet Dauteuil born 1696; married November 4, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), (IV)-Charlotte Reaume born 1738 daughter (III)-Pierre Reaume dit Thamur (Themus) (1709-1766) and Suzanne Hubert Hubert Lacroix.

November 8: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Madeleine Godfroy daughter (I)-Francois Godfroy (1717-1764) and (III)-Suzanne Pepin b-1719.

November 20: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth, (II)-Louis Guilbaut, died July 7, 1760, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (I)-Jean Guilbaut b-1733 and (III)-Marie Joseph Marcheteau (1735-1765).

November 23: Michilimackinac, baptism, Andre Vital Farly, daughter Charles Farly and Josette de Monchel.

November 26: (II)-Pierre Keller, Metis, born November 26, 1760, deux Montagnes, died April 16, 1761, Deux Montahnes son (I)-Daniel Keller et Caler alias Claude Sinhasentas, Anglais de Nation, died June 6, 1761, au Lac des Deux-Montagnes and Madeleine Ska8ennati .

November 29: Francois Marie Picote, sieur de Belestre (1719-1793) son Francois Marie Picote and Marie Catherine Trottier Beaubien (1676-1731) surrendered FortDetroit, New France (Michigan), to Robert Rogers (Roger's Rangers). Rogers sent Picote and his 35 French soldiers, under escort of Holmes, to Philadelphia and then on to France. He returned to New France in 1763 to fight the rebels again.

December 3: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (II)-Jean Baptiste Billiau son (I)-Jean Baptiste Billiau and (III)-Marie Francoise Mesnie, see parent birth 1758.

December 7: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), death, (III)-Anne Charlotte Veronica Chavalier (Cheval) born 1746 daughter (II)-Jean Baptiste Chavalier died December 7, 1760 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), killed by the savages. She was married July 21, 1744 Mackinac to (III)-Rene Bourassa dit LaRonde born June 1, 1718 Laprairie died November 22, 1792, British Fort Detroit (Michigan).

December 13: Fort Detroit New France (Michigan), birth (V)-Jacques Lauzon son (IV)-Antoine Nicolas Lauzon (1727-1770) and (III)-Angelique Chevalier b-1733.

1761

The next eight years is considered one of the freest in terms of the pursuit of trade in the Indian Territory. One Indian Chief says the Pedlers (Metis) are as thickly as mosquitoes.

Etienne Champion departed Lachine, Quebec for British Michilimackinac, (Wisconsin). Upon his arrival, he noted that the staple foods are fish, maple sugar and corn.

Nicolet, birth, (IV)-Pierre Chauvet, Metis, died May 31, 1789, Nicolet, son (III)-Pierre Chauvet dit Lagerne, Metis, b-1737 and (IV)-Marie Jeanne Terrien.b-1739; married February 13, 1787, Nicolet, Marie Morissett..

(I)-William Christopher of the H.B.C., on the sloop named Churchill, discovered the Chesterfield Inlet and traveled 90 miles up the inlet without conclusively determining its nature.

Olivies DuCharnie born 1761 North West Territory, census 1835, Metis Red River Colony.

Jean Baptiste Marie Ducharme (1723/24-1807) is living in British Green Bay, (Wisconsin) and his cousin, Laurent Ducharme, is trading out of British Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan).

Francois Guernon, also Grignon, married, 1761, St. Sulpice, Quebec, (PQ457-214) This is a possible derivation to or from Garneau, Gouriau, Gournon and or Gourneau. It is also a possible derivation of Grenon. This Guernon (Garneau) spelling is the first recorded and will be later used in the Lake Superior area in the 1800's.

Ignace Hubert dit Lacroix and Pierre Hubert dit Lacroix are hiring voyagers for British Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan).

British Fort Detroit (Michigan), death, (IV)-Marie Catherine Leduc daughter (III)-Jean Leduc born 1684, and Marie Catherine Descary.

Amable Roy (LeRoy) born Montreal, Quebec is at British Green Bay, (Wisconsin).

Ambroise Martineau b-1761, Canada, 1st married Josephte Indian b-1785, 2nd marriage Charlotte Metis b-1787, most likely North West Territories.

Tracey, a trader, is killed sometime before it was noted in 1763.

British Fort Detroit (Michigan): William Johnson wrote that he dined with Colonel Du Quesne and Major La Mott brother (II)-Guillaume Dagneau ( Dagnaux) Douville, sieur de la Mothe b-1706 who were his prisoners at Niagara.

Stanley Goodard and Ezekiel Solomons from Montreal, Quebec are voyaging to the west.

Jean Baptiste Marchetteau and Charles Boyer, voyagers, are recorded at Fort Mackinac (Michigan) this year in the birth, death and marriage records.

Francois Maurin b-1726, aide munitionnaire general des vivres, en Canada is arrested as a war profiteer this year in France having accumulated 1,900,000 livres in about 3 years of service.

Penneshaw, a French trader, is among the Dakota Sioux, having received a permit from Lieutenant Gorell, the English officer at British Green Bay, (Wisconsin).

Humphrey Martin of the H.B.C. turned over control of York Factory (Manitoba) to Ferdinand Jacobs. Ferdinand Jacobs, who replaced (I)-James Isham d-1761 at York Factory, complained that the worst brothel house in London is not so common a stew as the men's house in this factory. (I)-James Isham, d-1761 rose from a clerk writer with no other formal education to become Chief Factor, and was a notorious bigamist. It is believed he is employed at the Hudson Bay from 1730 to 1761.

Alexander Henry (1739-1824) from New Jersey, disguised as a French Voyageur, journeyed to British Fort Michilimackine (Michigan) where he engaged a Frenchman Farley to act as interpreter. Possibly (II)-Jacques Philippe Farly (b-1710) the voyager? Farley is married to a Chippewa woman. Alexander Henry (1739-1824) claims Minavavana an Ojibwa Chief offered Henry peace, although claiming that the Ojibwa are still at war with the English. Fur traders James Stanley Goddard b-1730-40's, Henry Bostwick and Ezekial Solomons of Montreal, Quebec, are at British Fort Michilimackinac. Captain Balfour and Lieutenant Leslie with twenty seven men arrive in September.

Alexander Henry (1739-1824) noted the existence of a trading post (Fort Coulonge) near Coulonge River, on the Ottawa River, surrounded by a stockade. He saw other forts up and down the river.

Fort St. Philippe, Louisiana, maintained birth, marriage and death records (1761-1765).

Prairie du Rocher (St. Joseph), Illinois, maintained birth, marriage, and death records (1761-1799).

Poste St. Philippe des Illinois (La Visitation), (Missouri?), maintained birth, marriage and death records (1761-1765).

Mission des Hurons de la Pointe de Montreal du Detroit (Sandwick, Co. Essex, Ontario), maintained birth, marriage and death records (1761-1767).

Fort Michilimackinac at this time contained some 30 houses. At the fort are Alexander Henry (1739-1824), Stanley Goddard and Ezekiel Soloman, a Jew. About this time a Saultier named Wa-wa-tam adopted Alexander Henry (1739-1824) into his family.

February 14, British Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan) is still occupied by the British.

February 22: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marie Catherine Godfroy died March 9, 1762 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), daughter (II)-Jacques Godfroy (1722-1795) and (II)-Louise Clotilde Chapoton b-1741.

February 24: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marie Catherine daughter (III)-Pierre Chesne dit Labutte born 1729 and (IV)-Marie Anne Cuillerier born 1730.

March 13: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Charles Chauvin son (II)-Noel Chauvin born 1732 and (III)-Jeanne Meloche born 1742.

March 15: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Rosalie Campeau daughter (III)-Charles Campeau (1715-1785) and Marie Charlotte Montray et Julliet La Cote

March 16: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Joseph Boyer son (III)-Antoine Boyer and (II)-Marie Louise Brigide Dufour born 1742.

March 16:: Detroit, death, (II)-Guillaume Dagneau ( Dagnaux) Douville, sieur de la Mothe (Motte) born May 7, 1706 Sorel, Richelieu, Quebec, died March 16, 1761 Detroit, son Michel Dagneaux and Marie Lamy dit Defond, was Voyager West likely hired by Trottier Desrivieres; married February 5, 1742 Louise Lefournier dit Duviviers b-1721.

March 16: Detroit, death, Louise Lefournier dit Duviviers born August 29, 1721 Montreal, died March 16, 1761 Detroit, daughter Louis Lefournier, sieur Duvivier and Marie Anne de Jordy; wife Guillaume Dagneau sieur de la Motte.

April 4: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Marie Joseph Lacoste daughter (III)-Francois Lacoste dit Lang-Languedoc (1720-1762) and (II)-Madeline Bourbon b-1722.

April 4: Michilimackinac, baptism, Josette Catherine Brisbe daughter Francois Brisbe dit Lagrandeur and Marie Parent.

April 8: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (V)-Jacques Godet (posthume) died April 24, 1762 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (IV)-Jacques Godet (1699-1760) and (IV)-Marie Louise St. Martin dit Baudry Desbuttes.

April 11: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Therese Janis daughter (II)-Nicolas Francois Janis b-1720 and (II)-Therese Meloche b-1732.

April 17: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Anne Davignon daughter (II)-Joseph Davignon, et Javillon, dit Lafeuillade 1759 and Marie Anne Lemelin.

April 21: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (II)-Marie Angelique Brillant dit Lapierre, Metis, daughter (I)-Jean Baptiste Brillant dit Lapierre and Francoise Itagisse Chretienne Sauteuse (Ojibwa). She married October 30, 1781, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), (II)-Francois Coutant (Contant) son (I)-Pierre Contant. Source Tanguay.

May 2: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, (III)-Charles Chauvin born June 22, 1737 maitre forgeron son (II)-Charles Chauvin (1702-1772) and (II)-Marie Anne Casse born 1710; .married (IV)-Marie Louis Boyer born 1745 daughter (III)-Pierre Boyer (1707-1765) and Marie Anne Louise Pepin.

May 2: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Joseph Toussaint Chauvin born July 8, 1766, British Fort Detroit (Michigan) son (III)-Charles Chauvin born June 22, 1737, (Maitre Forgeron) and (II)-Marie Anne Casse born 1710; Married (IV)-Marie Louise Boyer born 1745, daughter (IV)-Pierre Boyer.

May 13: Michilimackinac, baptism, Joseph le Tellier dit La Fortune, Metis born March 2, 1761 in the wintering place, son Antoine le Tellier dit La Fortune and Charlotte Mi-Gauanson-Jean Auetaukis (Micasnonjean) of the Ouetonkis.

May 23: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Pierre Thomas Huyet son (II)-Pierre Huyet et Huguet-Huiette-Ponceley-Champagne born 1737 and (IV)-Marie Reine Trempley born 1744.

May 27: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Marie Desanges Coron daughter (II)-Francois Coron (1678-1733) and (II)-Marie Cyr; born December 31, 1704? St. Francois I.J.

June 1: British Fort Makinae, (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Jean Baptiste Bourassa son (III)-Rene Bourassa dit LaRonde (1718-1792) and (III)-Anne Charlotte Veronique Chavalier born 1746, see marriage August 3, 1744.

June 7: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Jean Baptiste Bouron alias Huron died August 18, 1761, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (II)-Joseph Bouron born 1722, and (IV)-Marguerite Reaume born 1725, see marriage January 7, 1756 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

June 10: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Nicolas Gouyou son (III)-Jean Baptiste Gouyou (1722-1764) and (II)-Louise Delieres (1724-1766)

July 4: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Jean Baptiste Lacelle son (II)-Nicolas Lacelle et Laselle (1715-1779) and (II)-Marie Joseph Cardinal (1733-1763).

July 6: (IV)-Simon Campeau son (III)-Jean Louis Campeau (1702-1774) and (II)-Marie Louise Robert died April 2, 1776; married July 6, 1761 Veronique Bourdeau, marriage location unknown, but likely British Fort Detroit (Michigan) or British Fort Mackinac (Michigan).

July 12: Michilimackinac, baptism, Marie Joseph Carignan born 1738, son Francois Duclos dit Carignan and unknown.

July 13: British Fort Michilimackinac, (Michigan), marriage, Pierre DuPre (Dupre), married Marie Joseph DuClos dit Carignan.

July 18: Etienne Campion born Montreal, Quebec, died about 1790, and was hired by Alexander Henry (1739-1824) and Company for Fort British Fort Michilimackinac, (Michigan).

August 3: Henry Bostwick obtained a travel permit to trade the North West.

August 7: Michilimackinac, baptism Joseph Jean Baptiste Metivier born October 7, 1761 son Jean Baptiste Metivier and Josette Parent. see October 28

August 16: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (V)-Madeleine Laforest, daughter (IV)-Guillaume Laforest b-1725 and (IV)-Marie Marguerite Tremblay (1725-1768); 1st married June 26, 1775 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Antoine Goulet, 2nd marriage January 20, 1794 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Ignace Tibaut.

August 17: Montreal, Quebec, marriage, (IV)-Jacques Campeau born March 30, 1735, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), ensign des Milices Ll etait, October 3, 1757, Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan) living la Cote Nord Est, born 1735, son (III)-Louis Campeau (1702-1774) and (II)-Marie Louise Robert; 1st married August 17, 1761, Montreal, Quebec, (II)-Catherine Menard born 1739, daughter (III)-Jacques Menard; 2nd marriage January 5, 1784 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), (II)-Marie Francoise Navaree born 1735 veuve de George McDougall.

September: British Fort Mackinac, (Michigan), marriage, Jean Baptiste La Framboise to Margurite Genevive Labissoniere.

September: British Fort Makinac, (Michigan), baptism, (IV)-Charles Cardin (Cardinal), born About August 20, 1760, son (III)-Francois Louis Cardin (Cardinal).

September: The British, in the person of Captain Belfour, occupied the historic French Fort Michilimackinac. Lieutenant Leslie and twenty five soldiers occupied the Fort.

The Commandant of Moose Factory noted the introduction of interlopers into the southward and S.E. who were more destructive to the Hudson Bay Company trade than the French. The French are settled, their trade fixed, their standards moderate and themselves are under particular regulations and restrictions. The interlopers will cause the trade to become an auction.

September 3: Michilimackinac, baptism, Charles Louis Francois Cardin, born August 20, 1761 son Francois Louis Cardin of Michilimackinac and Coussante Chevalier. see August 17, 1759

September 4: British Fort Mackinac, baptism, Charles Boyer, born September 2, son Sieur Michel Boyer, trader, at British Fort Mackinac (Michigan) and (IV)-Josephe Marguerite DuLignon (b-1747).

September 14: British Fort Makinac, (Michigan), birth, Charles Boyer, son Michel Boyer and (V)-Josette Marguerite Dulignon.

September 16: A contract by Forrest Oakes, James Stanley, Goddard and William Grant of the North West Society hired Ignace Pinsonneau de la Fleur to take a canoe of goods to Michilimackinac.

September 24: British Fort Michillimackinac, (Michigan), birth/death, (III)-Anonyme Landrouche daughter (II)-Andre Landrouche dit Skayanisse, a voyager and Amme Parant (1723-1768).

October 12: James Stanley Goddard b-1730-40's arrived British Green Bay (Fort La Baye) (Wisconsin), with the British garrison commanded by Captain Henry Balfour. He remained at this location until 1763.

October 28: Michilimackinac, baptism Joseph Jean Baptiste Metivier born October 7, 1761 son Jean Baptiste Metivier and Josette Parent. see August 7

December 8: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death, (III)-Catherine DesComps daughter (II)- Antoine Louis DesComps dit Labadie-Bodichon (1767) and (IV)-Angelique Campeau ( 1742 -1767).

December 10: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Anonyme Cabassier child of (III)-Joseph Cabassier (1722-1773) and (II)-Angelique Bienvenu dit Delisle born 1721.

December 19: Alimipigon (baptism July 11, 1762, British Fort Michilimackinac, (Michigan), birth, Hippolyte Desrivieres b-1761 son Jacques Hippolyte Trottier Desrivieres (1734-1791) and Marie Anne Desjardins.

1762

The Coureurs des Bois (Metis?) out of British Fort Mackinaw, (Michigan), are trading beyond the junction of the Red River and Assiniboine River (Manitoba) with the Omahaws and Assineboines. They referred to themselves as 'Gens Libres'- the Free People.

Charles Begarde (LeGarde or Beauregard?) born 1762 North West, census 1831 Red River (Manitoba).

Fort St. Philippe, Illinois (Louisiana) birth of first child Joseph Trottier Bellecourt b-1705 son Francois Trottier Bellecourt (1679-1744) and Marie Anne Gouin (1684-1713).

Bijigokwadokwe, birth, 1762, likely Lake Superior, Ojibwa Country, died October 1, 1852 LaPointe, Ojibwa Country (Wisconsin).

Alexis Campion is hired by Samuel Holmes as a boatman to winter British Fort La Baye (Green Bay, Wisconsin). Alexis would obtain his own license in 1779 to trade out of Fort La Baye.

(I)- Anthony Henday (HBC service 1750-1762) retired from the Hudson Bay Company, having saved £113 of his total earnings of £120. This would have covered about 10 years or more of service. He did not feel the English gave him adequate recognition for his service.

(IV)-Jacques Lauzon b-1737 living de la Cote Nord-est son (III)-Nicolas Lauzon (1693-1779) and (II)-Marie Louise Chauvin b-1696; married about 1762 Detroit (II)-Marie Anne Casse daughter (III)-Charles Casse

Antoine Pacquet b-1762, married Lisette Indian b-1765, most likely North West.

Alexis Roy dit Portelance son Louis Paul Roy Portelance and Angelique Allaire is hired by Amable Huber for British Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan).

Magnus Twat b-1762, married Margaret, Metis b-1767, most likely North West Territories.

(I)-William Christopher and (II)-Moses Norton, a Metis, born Prince of Wales Fort, d-1773, of the H.B.C., is ordered to discover the nature of Chesterfield Inlet. They traveled 200 miles up the inlet without definitely determining its nature or discovering minerals or furs.

England reminded her colonies to avoid attachment to slaves, as it was the duty incumbent of every good citizen, by honorable wedlock, to raise a race of unadulterated beings. This was directed mostly towards the vulgar, ugly, Scottish sultan's of the New World.

The French trading Companies dissolved this year having become the first American business to operate on a continental scale. Their vast holdings, by right of possession, was administered by an elaborate involved code of conduct, being a blend of monopolistic and native free trade arrangements and was held together by the traders, voyagers and 'Assinipoval Metis' themselves. No centralized organization was required to make this system work.

Jean Baptiste DesNoyers and Bissonnet, voyagers, are recorded at British Fort Mackinac, (Michigan), this year in the birth, death and marriage records.

Maps produced this year record the following Forts of the West:

Fort Bourbon - mouth of the White River or Hinds River (Saskatchewan)

Fort Dauphin - between Lakes Bourbon and Meadows Lake

Fort LaReine - Assiniboels River

Fort Rouge - on the Assiniboels and Red River junction

Fort St. Charles - on Woods Lake

Fort St. Pierre - on Rain Lake

Fort Kamanestigouya - on the River of that name.

 

Sault Ste Marie, Ojibwa Country, trading post sold for 14,000 livres. (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr. (1723-1803), the interpreter, and his Chippewa wife Anastasie Nipissing (he married 1756 at Mackinac, New France) live there among 55 Chippewa, including some mixed blood. Some historians contend Cadotte is the only settler at Sault Ste Marie at this time, but this is untrue. The Ojibwa historically have farmed and fished this area since the fifteenth century. Alexander Henry the elder (1739-1824), visiting French trader Monsieur (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr. (1723-1803) at Fort Cadot (Sault Ste Marie), had noted that the Natives engage in large scale, commercial netting of fish. The Fort now contained four houses, one for the officer in charge, one for Cadotte the interpreter and two as barracks for the small French garrison. One visitor reported that in the Cadotte family, no other language than Ojibwa is spoken. This can't be true as to be an interpreter, he must also speak French and likely other languages.

Sault Ste Marie, (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr. (1723-1803) agreed to a partnership with Alexander Henry (1739-1824) for fur trade on Lake Superior and later on the Saskatchewan River. Alexander wintered with the Cadotte family 1762/63 to learn the trade and the Indian language.

Some contend that Monsieur Dumont de St. Lusson is also is at St. Mary's Falls this year. A small detachment of English soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Jemet took over the fort. Cadot remained as interpreter, which implies he also speaks English. The threatened end of French control of La Pointe (Wisconsin) resulted in a great reduction in trade from this critical Metis trading center.

Louisiana, west of the Mississippi River and the Isle of Orleans was ceded to Spain by in secret treaty by France. As a result 300 Spanish (Islenos) migrated from the Canary Islands to Louisiana New Spain

January 10: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (III)-Louis Raphaels Huyet son (II)-Pierre Huyet et Huguet-Huiette-Ponceley-Champagne born 1737 and (IV)-Marie Reine Trempley born 1744; married September 13, 1790 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Marie Croisette.

January 11: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, Joseph Dussault to (IV)-Marie Louise St. Martin dit Baudry Desbuttes b-1724, Epouse August 15, 1743 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), (IV)-Jacques Godet (1699-1760)

January 12: Jean Baptiste Marcotte is born January 12, 1762 at La Pointe du Chagauamigaun the son of Jean Baptiste Marcotte and Marie Neskech.

January 27: Michilimackinac, baptism, A female Savage possible daughter Joseph and slave of Amiot, living with Rene Bourassa.

February 4: Fort St. Philippe, Illinois, New Spain (Louisiana), birth, Marie Josephte Belcourt daughter Joseph Trottier Bellecour b-1705 and Marie Anne Mercier; married 1777 Prair du Rocher, Illinois Jean Baptiste Saucier.

March 8: Michilimackinac, baptism, Young Female Slave, born 1750, of Parent.

April 10: Michilimackinac, baptism, Pierre a young Negro born 1742 slave belonging to the Michilimackinac Mission.

April 25: Mackinac, baptism, of Pierre Louis Villeneuve born this date son of a slave girl of Sieur (III)-Francois Louis Cardin (Cardinal) soldat, the younger, son (II)-Maurice Cardin, godmother is (III)-Constant Chevalier (b-1719), wife of Sieur (III)-Francois Cardin and veuve de Joseph Hains. The slave girl claims Constant Villeneuve is the father. Another female child named Therese Cardin is also attributed to Francois.

May 30: Michilimackinac, baptism Pierre Ignace, born March 1762 on the Grande River son Pierre Kiniuichattouin and Marie his wife.

May 30: Michilimackinac, baptism Michel born January 6, 1762 on the Grande River son unknown and Elizabeth Nattamanisset daughter Kiniouichattouin and Bissonet.

June 13: British Mackinac, (Michigan), baptism, a Jean Baptiste Marcot (Marcotte), Metis, born January 12, 1762 La Pointe de Chagonamigoun son Jean Baptiste Marcot (Marcotte) and Marie (Neskech).

June 23: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Charles Bouron alias Huron son (II)-Joseph Bouron born 1722 and (IV)-Marguerite Reaume born 1725, see marriage January 7, 1756 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

June 24: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Francois Xavier Lacoste son (III)-Francois Lacoste dit Lang-Languedoc (1720-1762) and (II)-Madeline Bourbon b-1722

June 29: British Mackinac (Michigan), baptism, (IV)-Jean Baptiste Cadot born October 25, 1761 Sault Ste Marie son (III)-Jean Baptiste Cadot (1723-1803) and Marie Athanasie Nipissing (Equawaice) (d-1766)

July 11: Michilimackinac, baptism, Hyppolite Riverese born December 19, 1762 Alimipigon, son Sieur Hyppolite de Rivers and Marie.

 

July 12: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, Jean Chrysostome Thirot to (IV)-Julie Catherine Campeau daughter (III)-Jean Baptiste Campeau (1711-1783) and (III)-Catherine Perthus (1718-1763).

August 1: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (II)-Charles Freton dit Nantais died September 7, 1763 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (I)-Julien Freton dit Nantais born 1727 and (III)-Marie Joseph Gatignon born 1744.

August 12: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), death, (V)-Francoise Godet born after 1759 daughter (IV)-Francois Godet b-1720 and (III)-Jeanne Parant b-1739.

August 16: British Fort Michilimackinac, marriage Constant De Kerigou (Kerigon), horseman, married Angelique Metivier.

August 16: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (II)-Nicolas Gendron born July 23, died August 16, 1762 British Fort Detroit (Michigan) son (I)-Simon Gendron dit Potevin, a merchant, and (II)-Suzanne Bienvenu (1722-1764).

August 16: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Louise Godfroy daughter (II)-Jacques Godfroy (1722-1795) and (II)-Louise Clotilde Chapoton b-1741.

August 16: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death (V)-Angelique Lauzon daughter (IV)-Antoine Nicolas Lauzon (1727-1770) and (III)-Angelique Chevalier b-1733.

July 17: Michilimackinac, baptism, Christine L'Esperance b-1670, daughter L'Esperance and Ouindigouich sister Onlaone and daughter of the late Teleiprieonne a Ouiskentcha.

July 17: Michilimackinac, baptism, Joseph Metis, born in spring returning from winter quarters towards La Baye, father not yet named and Charlotte who is living with Antoine La Fortune.

August 15: Michilimackinac, baptism, Antoine born 1744, a slave of old Angelique Ouechibisse residing at the Mission of Michilimackinac.

August 25: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), death, Pierre Forville born 1740 son Pierre Forville habitant de la Cote sud-quest British Fort Detroit (Michigan), and Marie Catherine Chesse born 1722 died August 20, 1748 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan).

August 29: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (IV)-Eleonore Boyer daughter (III)-Antoine Boyer and (II)-Marie Louise Brigide Dufour born 1742.

September 13: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth/death, (IV)-Catherine Boyer daughter (III)-Ignace Boyer (1721-1784) living British Fort Detroit (Michigan), and (IV)-Angelique Pepin dit Descardonnets.

October 16: Michilimackinac, baptism, Rene Francois Bourassa, unknown Father and Madelaine, a slave of Laurent du Charme.

October 23: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (V)-Gabriel Douaire de Bondy son (IV)-Joseph Douaire de Bondy, and (IV)-Marie Joseph Gamelin born 1741.

October 25: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Jean Baptiste LaCouture born November 18, 1735 living in the south, son (III)-Jean Baptiste Couture and (III)-Marie Madeleine Lacasse born 1697; married Fort Detroit (IV)-Catherine Campeau (b-1742) daughter (III)-Antoine Campeau (1702-1759) and (V)-Marie Anne Pelletier.

October 31: British Fort Detroit (Michigan) death Louis Cote (1734-1762) son Joseph Cote and Marie Jeanne Roussin and was married to Marie Anne Bisaillon at Laprairie.

November 7: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, Nicolas Patenote to (III)-Catherine Gastinon born 1749 Fort Detroit, New France (Michigan), died January 13, 1783 British Fort Detroit (Michigan), daughter (II)-Francois Catignon also Gastinon et Gastignon dit Duchesne born 1700 and (III)-Marie Joseph David ( 1698-1793).

November 7: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, (IV)-Charles Dupuis dit Moise born December 10, 1728, LaPrairie, died August 31, 1767, son (III)-Charles Dupuis born 1700 and (III)-Therese Tremblay (1693-1733; married (III)-Catherine Casse daughter (II)-Pierre Casse (1709-1794) and (II)-Marguerite Fourneau (1711-1791); Catherine 2nd marriage January 18, 1768, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), Etienne Langeron.

November 18: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (II)-Marie Jeanne Billiau, married July 8, 1776, British Fort Detroit (Michigan) Thomas Gatignon; died October 3, 1791, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), daughter (I)-Jean Baptiste Billiau and (III)-Marie Francoise Mesnie, see parent birth 1758.

November 29: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), birth, (V)-Louis Campeau, died January 11, 1763, British Fort Detroit (Michigan), son (IV)-Jacques Campeau born 1735 and (II)-Catherine Menard born 1739.

December 13: British Fort Detroit (Michigan), marriage, Robert Navarre to (III)-Marie Louise DeMarsac daughter (II)-Francois DeMarsac (1706-1777) and Therese Cecile Campeau (1714-1746).

December 22: Fire destroyed all but the Cadot house in the fort at St. Mary's Falls (Sault Ste Marie), badly burning Lieutenant Jemet and driving the English back to British Fort Michilimackinac (Michigan). Alexander Henry (1739-1824) of New Jersey witnessed the fire and fled with the others to the St Mary's Settlement.