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Francois Xavier Drouillard[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1781 - 1868


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  • Name Francois Xavier Drouillard 
    Christened 06 Sep 1781  Ste. Anne, Detroit Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tavern owner in 1817 in Dover West 
    Residence Sold his property to his brother Denis and moved to London in 1817 
    Buried 19 Jun 1868  London Twp, Middlesex County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1092  Drouillard
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2003 

    Father Francois Drouillard,   b. 11 Apr 1741,   d. 23 Sep 1812  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Marie Anne Villers dite St. Louis,   b. 13 Feb 1749,   d. 25 Jul 1827 
    Married 13 Jan 1766  Huron Mission on the South Coast of Detroit Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Francois and Marie Ann were married at the Huron Mission by Fr. Potier "en consideration de la
      difficulte presente du passage de la riviere". The marriage was recorded at Ste. Anne of Detroit 14 Jan 1766. Francois was a lieutenant of the South Coast at the time of his marriage.
    • Witnesses to the marriage were Pierre Lajoie, Amable St. Etienne, Charles La Mare, Jean B. LeBeau
    • Marquiller of Assumption Parish 1781-1795
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Fairchild (Fleuchere),   b. 1788,   d. 07 Jan 1871, London Twp. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Francois Xavier Drouillard,   b. 05 May 1805,   d. 08 Oct 1883, Stockton, San Joaquin County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Solomon Drouillard,   b. 06 Apr 1807, London, Upper Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1883, Buffalo, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Elisabeth (Eliza) Drouillard,   b. 06 Mar 1809
    +4. Athanase (Nathaniel) Drouillard,   b. 30 Jun 1811,   d. 25 Nov 1882, Buffalo, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. Georges Drouillard,   b. 04 Sep 1813
     6. Jeanne Drouillard,   b. 29 Jun 1816
    +7. Hannah Drouillard
    +8. Mary Drouillard,   c. 07 Feb 1831, London, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Selina Drouillard,   b. 07 Feb 1831, London, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Robert Drouillard,   b. Sep 1822, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. Margaret Drouillard,   b. About 1832, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2005 
    Family ID F471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Descendants of Simon Drouillard, Donald F. Drouillard, Norman W. Drouillard and Mark J. Drouillard, 4-28.

    2. [S20] Genealogy of the Drouillard Families of St Clair Co., Michigan, Elizabeth L. (Warner) Droulard , 22.

    3. [S67] The Valley of the Lower Thames 1640 to 1850, Fred Coyne Hamil, (University of Toronto Press), 28, 164.

    4. [S70] Crown Land First Patentees, (Sarnia. Ontario: Haines Frontier Printing Co., 1949).
      Harwich - lots 11 and 12, conc. E.C. 1 and 2, 600 acres, 14 July 1803, RG1, L2, L2/28

    5. [S14] Upper Canada Land Records, 158, 19 Oct 1809.