Jean Caron/Colon, dit Laviolette

Jean Caron/Colon, dit Laviolette

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  • Name Jean Caron/Colon  [1
    Suffix dit Laviolette 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I21907  LaZeut
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2019 

    Family Catherine Ekipakin8a/Exipakinoa,   d. Abt Jan 1707, Mobile, Louisiane (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1694  Kaskaskia, Pays des Illinois (Illinois) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Henriette Colon,   b. Oct 1698, Kaskaskia, Pays des Illinois (Illinois) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1733, Dog River Plantation, Mobile, Louisiane (Alabama) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F8327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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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