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Alexandre DROUILLARD[1, 2, 3]

Male 1836 - 1917  (81 years)


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  • Name Alexandre DROUILLARD 
    Born 12 May 1836  Walpole Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 Jun 1836  Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • GODPARENTS: Nicolas Janis and Edesse Gelina
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Fisherman 
    Died 28 Oct 1917  Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Oct 1917  From Ste. Anne, Tecumseh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Buried from the house in which he was born on Drouillard Point to Ste. Anne, Tecumseh
    Notes 
    • 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 #012312
      The Border Cities Star, July 22, 1933
    Person ID I1757  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 1 (Therese) FLORENCE Souilliere (Souilier, Soulliere),   b. 12 Aug 1842,   d. 29 Dec 1881  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 07 Feb 1860  Assumption, Sandwich Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Hilaire Alexandre DROUILLARD,   b. 22 Oct 1860,   d. 20 Aug 1920  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Florence (Florian) DROUILLARD,   b. 25 Nov 1861,   d. 09 Jul 1956, Grosse Pointe Farms, Wayne, MI, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +3. Marie Sylvie SALOME (Selma) DROUILLARD,   b. 16 Aug 1863,   d. 28 Jan 1947, Mt. Clemens, Macomb Co, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Benjamin DESIRE DROUILLARD,   b. 09 Apr 1865,   d. 27 Jun 1948  (Age 83 years)
    +5. Rose Elisabeth (ELISE ROSE) DROUILLARD,   b. 19 Dec 1866,   d. 02 Nov 1952  (Age 85 years)
    +6. Francois ARCHILLE DROUILLARD,   b. 21 Oct 1868,   d. 26 Apr 1963, Brockville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     7. Joseph Christophe DROUILLARD,   b. 18 Feb 1870,   d. 07 Jul 1870
     8. Joseph DROUILLARD,   b. 18 Jun 1871
    +9. Adele Constance DROUILLARD,   b. 18 Jun 1873,   d. 04 Apr 1956, Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +10. Zoe Delphine (Rose) DROUILLARD,   b. 30 Jan 1875,   d. 07 Sep 1930, Tecumseh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     11. Delima CESARINE DROUILLARD,   b. 31 Oct 1876,   d. 28 Jul 1877  (Age 0 years)
    +12. Henry Alfred FREDERICK DROUILLARD,   b. 04 May 1878,   d. 09 Mar 1946, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +13. Mazy Lyda DROUILLARD,   b. 07 Jun 1880,   d. 26 Aug 1976  (Age 96 years)
     14. Isidore Velfrie (Wilfred) DROUILLARD,   b. 25 Dec 1881,   d. 12 Mar 1882  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2004 
    Family ID F1368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helene Pare,   b. 05 Nov 1847,   d. 14 Feb 1918, Hotel Dieu, Windsor Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1883  Ste. Anne, Tecumseh Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • At the time of this marriage, Helene had at least five children (Louise, Lucy, Frank, Marceline, George)
    Children 
    +1. Sylvia Ernestine Marcelline DROUILLARD,   b. 25 Mar 1884,   d. 27 May 1974  (Age 90 years)
     2. Elise Josephine DROUILLARD,   b. 09 Dec 1885,   d. 27 Dec 1885, Tecumseh, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Joseph Wilfred (WILFRED JOSEPH) DROUILLARD,   b. 10 Dec 1886, Riverside Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1966  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Henri (Harry Pete) Alexandre (Adolphe) DROUILLARD,   b. 03 Nov 1888,   d. 20 May 1956  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2004 
    Family ID F1369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos

    Alexander Drouillard and Helen Pare
    Alexander's Pic and Obit, Evening Record
    Alexander's Pic and Obit, Evening Record

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] Descendants of Simon Drouillard, Donald F. Drouillard, Norman W. Drouillard and Mark J. Drouillard, 6-214.

    2. [S5] Historical Atlas, 30.

    3. [S94] Genealogie des Drouillards, Hazel M. (Lauzon) Delorme , (Windsor: privately printed), 65-71.

    4. [S2] Marriage Registration , 002911.