Family: Jean Caron/Colon, dit Laviolette / Catherine Ekipakin8a/Exipakinoa (F8327)

m. Abt 1694


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  • Jean Caron/Colon, dit LavioletteFather | Male
    Jean Caron/Colon, dit Laviolette

    Born     
    Died     
    Buried     
    Married  Abt 1694  [1, 2, 3]  Kaskaskia, Pays des Illinois (Illinois)  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Catherine Ekipakin8a/ExipakinoaMother | Female
    Catherine Ekipakin8a/Exipakinoa

    Born     
    Died  Abt Jan 1707  Mobile, Louisiane (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
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    Henriette ColonChild 1 | Female
    + Henriette Colon

    Born  Oct 1698  Kaskaskia, Pays des Illinois (Illinois) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  27 Nov 1698  Notre-Dame de l'Immaculée Conception des Kaskaskias, Kaskaskia, Pays des Illinois (Illinois) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Feb 1733  Dog River Plantation, Mobile, Louisiane (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Charles Rochon | F1229 
    Married     

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Dictionnaire généalogique des familles de Québec des origines à 1730, René Jetté, compiler, (Montréal: Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 1983), p. 200.

      CARON [COLON] dit LAVIOLETTE, Jean (...) d'origine inconnue.

      mariage vers 1694 Kasaskia

      OUAKIPAKINOUÉ, Catherine (...) Amérindienne

      1. Michel baptême 04-10-1695 Kaskaskia
      2. Jean-Michel naissance 12-07-1697 baptême 13-07-1697 Kaskaskia
      3. Henri[cam] naissance octobre baptême 27-11-1698 Kaskaskia

    2. [S4861] Old Mobile: Fort Louis de la Louisiana 1702-1711, Jay Higginbotham, (Tuscalosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1977), p. 282.

      Furthermore, was not one of the respected inhabitants of Mobile, Jean Colon, dit La Violette (living at Mobile now with his Indian wife, Catherine Exipakinoea, and two children) living proof of how such [interracial] unions could prosper? Had not two of Bienville's esteemed Jesuits, Gabriel Marst and Julien Binneteau, baptized several of Colon's infants while Colon was still at Kaskaskia?

    3. [S4865] Early Voyages Up and Down the Mississippi, John Gilmary Shea, compiler, (Albany: Joel Munsell, 1861), p. 63.

      Letter of J.F. Buisson St. Cosme, Missionary Priest, to the Bishop [of Quebec]
      ...

      On the 28th [November 1698] we landed at a village where there were about twenty cabins.... We said mass in the village in the cabin of a soldier named La Violette, married to a squaw, whose child Mr. de Montigny baptized....


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