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Blaise JUILLET, dit Avignon

Male 1611 - 1660


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  • Suffix  dit Avignon 
    Born  26 Feb 1611  Avignon, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Cause of Death  killed by Iroquois Indians while defending Montreal 
    Immigration  Abt 1644  Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  1660  Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  19 Apr 1660 
    Notes 
    • BLAISE JUILLET and "The Expedition of DOLLARD"

When his project had received "the approbation and agreement of those in command", Dollard presumably spent part of the winter making his preparations,recruiting volunteers and laying in supplies "for ye whole summer", Lambert Closse,CHARLES LE MOYNE and Pierre Picote de Belestre would have liked to join him if Dollard had agreed to "defer the enterprise until after the seeding"; but Dollard refused, since he would have to give up "the honor of being in command."

The departure was set for 19 April. Hardly had the canoes left shore on the appointed day when cries were heard coming from the Ile Saint-Paul, opposite Montreal. Hastening there, Dollard's troop forced a party of Iroquois Indians to scatter into the woods, but they were too late to save the three Frenchmen who were the victims of this attack: Nicolas Duval had been killed and his companions, Blaise Juillet and Mathurin Soulard, had been drowned while trying to escape from the enemy. Dollard seized the Iroquois canoe, took Duval's body back to Ville-Marie, and probably attended his funeral the next day. A few years ago a monument was erected on the Outaouais (Wisconsin) River at the place where this heroic combat took place."
    Person ID  I2295  MyFamilyInfo
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2010 

    Father  Jean JUILLET,   b. Abt 1580, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Gabrielle BARBARINI,   b. Abt 1582 
    Married  18 Jun 1609  St. Agricola, Avignon, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1605  Group Sheet

    Family  Marie Antoinette DE LIERCOURT,   b. 1634, St. Marguerite, Beauvais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Feb 1651 
    Children 
     1. Louis JUILLET
    >2. Mathurine Marguerite JUILLET,   b. Abt 1651, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1723, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Marie JUILLET,   b. Abt 1653
     4. Charles JUILLET,   b. Abt 1656
    Family ID  F1603  Group Sheet