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Francois Xavier (Pepe Nounoune) DROUILLARD[1, 2]

Male 1830 - 1912  (81 years)


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  • Name Francois Xavier (Pepe Nounoune) DROUILLARD 
    Born 15 Oct 1830 
    Christened 16 Oct 1830  Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • GODPARENTS: Toussaint Maisonville and Sophie Gelina
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Oct 1912  Riverside, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 05 Oct 1912  Ste. Anne, Tecumseh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Amherstburg Echo, May 31, 1907, p 8;
    • The Detroit News, October 3, 1912
    • Genealogie des Drouillards, Hazel M. (Lauzon) Delorme (Windsor: privately printed) pp 10, 71
    • The Island View property was granted by the crown to Francois Xavier and Eleonore (Souilliere) Drouillard, to his brothers Hubert and Alexandre, & the latter's wife, Helen. The Island View Hotel was registered in 1893 as "Abarís Inn" by the owner Henry Hebert. From "History Lives Again" by Hazel Delorme, material available in the Franco-Ontarienne Library in Belle River, Ontario.
    • REF: Ontario Death Registration #012451
    Person ID I1752  Drouillard
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2007 

    Father Francois Drouillard,   b. 14 Dec 1806,   d. 06 Jul 1868  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Rosalie Gelina,   b. 11 May 1809,   d. 18 Nov 1898 
    Married 11 Jan 1830  Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses to the marriage were Francois Laderoute and Francoise Gelina
    Notes 
    • The Evening Record, October, 1912. p 1.

      The Amherstburg Echo, October 4, 1912, p 8, "In pioneer days he learned to speak the Indian
      language fluently and at every St. Jean Baptiste celebration held for many years past he took part in the character of an Indian."
    Family ID F631  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleonore Souilliere (Soulliere),   b. 30 Jun 1836,   d. 16 Dec 1915, Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 26 May 1857  Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Alexandre Francois DROUILLARD,   b. 24 Dec 1857, Tecumseh, ON Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Nov 1928  (Age 70 years)
     2. Gilbert DROUILLARD,   b. 29 Oct 1859,   d. 17 Aug 1860
    +3. Arsas (Alsace,Alzas) DROUILLARD,   b. 17 Nov 1861,   d. 04 Dec 1931  (Age 70 years)
     4. Pierre DROUILLARD,   b. About 1864,   d. 04 Dec 1864
    +5. Aime (ANNA) Rose DROUILLARD,   b. 07 Oct 1865, Tecumseh, ON Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1948  (Age 83 years)
    +6. Celene Marie (MARY) DROUILLARD,   b. 06 Nov 1867,   d. 13 May 1941  (Age 73 years)
    +7. Radolphe (Adolphe) Arsene DROUILLARD,   b. 10 Dec 1869,   d. 05 Apr 1963, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     8. Eleonore Fanny DROUILLARD,   b. 08 Mar 1872,   d. 16 Dec 1872  (Age 0 years)
    +9. Joseph Albert (Francois) DROUILLARD,   b. 27 Mar 1873,   d. 24 Dec 1955, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Henri Frederick DROUILLARD,   b. 03 Apr 1875, Riverside Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1963, Metropolitan Hospital, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +11. Rose Flora Anne DROUILLARD,   b. 02 Sep 1878,   d. 03 Dec 1915  (Age 37 years)
     12. Hilaire Hercule DROUILLARD,   b. 28 Oct 1880,   d. 17 Jul 1881  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2004 
    Family ID F1362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    50th Anniversary
    50th Anniversary
    Francois Drouillard's Obituary
    Francois Drouillard's Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Descendants of Simon Drouillard, Donald F. Drouillard, Norman W. Drouillard and Mark J. Drouillard, 6-209.

    2. [S5] Historical Atlas, 30.