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George Drouillard and the Lewis & Clark Expedition

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:10 pm    Post subject: George Drouillard and the Lewis & Clark Expedition Reply with quote

Online information about George DROUILLARD, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

George's father Pierre on WorldConnect: (not working now)

Amazon Books: book about George DROUILLARD: Sign-Talker, by James Alexander Thom

"Ill Wind at Three Forks" - Painting of George Drouillard 1810 Three Forks,MT info

Three Forks, Montana, area fishing:
"Drouillard Campground and boat ramp on the
Jefferson River provides a primitive campground or resting spot just off
the Interstate. Take Highway 287 south for one mile and make a left turn
heading east to Three Forks, which is three miles. The campground is less
than a half of a mile and is to the left as you cross the Jefferson River."

Memorial in Cody Wyoming

Clatsop County Genealogical Society Certificates for Descendants and Collateral Descendants
"We have expanded our project to include the Collateral Descendants of any member of The Corps of Discovery. --- Edesse DROUILLARD is included.

In Fort Vancouver Library:
"The Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery : their lives and their lineage"
Lewis & Clark Descendant Project.
Published 2004
Vancouver NW-R 929.373 LEWIS V.1 Reference Book Northwest Reference
Vancouver NW-R 929.373 LEWIS V.2 Reference Book Northwest Reference

PBS List of Expedition members:

PBS bio of George Drouillard on the Expedition:

George's signature on a promissory note 1804:

Book: Sacagawea's Son, by Marion Tinling
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, son of Sacajawea and Touissant Charbonneau

Vancouver, Washington, USA on the Columbia River, on the route of Lewis & Clark Expedition

FINDAGRAVE for Pierre's son with Susan Miller


Cape Girardeau - Old Lorimier Cem

Fort Massac State Park (Metropolis, IL)

Lorimier Genforum:

Pierre Drouillard saves Simon Kenton's life as told in the
History of Hardin Co OH, by WARNER, BEERS & CO.,1883.

Pierre Drouillard's brother JOSEPH DROUILLARD, translator for INDIAN COUNCIL in 1778:
Council held at Detroit June 14, 1778 with the Ottawas, Chippoways, Hurons, Poutconatamies, Delawares, Shawanese, Miamis, Mingoes,
Mohawks & the Tribes of Ouashtanon, Saguinan &c. Delawares Sencas.
Lieut Govr Hamilton Superintendent, Lieut Govr Abbott, Mr Hay Depr Agent, Mr. McKee late Depr Agent, Several officers of the Indian Department.
Captain Lernoult, Lieut Caldwell, Kings Regt.
Interpreters- William Tucker, Joseph Drouillard, Simon Girty, Isidore Chesne, Duperron Baby, Charles Beaubin, Kissinguaa, Piaiyash.
PIERRE DROUILLARD, at INDIAN COUNCIL in Sept. 1778: 1786 Treaty with Americans--Pierre interpreter
List of Officers, Interpreters, &ca.
(Detroit, Sept. 5, 1778)
William Tucker Interpreter for the Ottawas & Chippawas.
Pierre Drouillard Interpreter for the Hurons.
Simon Girty Interpreter for the Six Nations.

Dodson's Chronology of Colonial History:
1779 (June)
"With help from Captain [Pierre] Drouilliard, Simon Kenton makes his escape
from Detroit, arriving at Vincennnes on July 5. At Vincennes, he meets
with George Rogers Clark and briefs him on conditions at Detroit. The
following morning he is on his way back to Can-tuc-kee. "
August 1779: Pierre Drouillard is arrested at the fort in Detroit for helping Simon escape.
October 1779: Pierre escapes from Detroit,
and arrives at Simon Kenton's Station in KY. He lives there for 14 years,
with 3rd wife Susan Miller, has 3 children, including son JOSEPH, b. 1795.

Daniel Boone's last home on the Missouri River near St. Louis:
"1804 Lewis and Clark begin their expedition, May 14, 1804.
"It is believed that they visited with Daniel Boone before continuing their journey."

"GEORGE DROUILLARD of the Lewis & Clark Expedition
is the nephew of our 5th Great Grandfather"

DROUILLARD Great Grandfathers:
7 ggf: Simon Drouillard dit Argentcour
(b.1668 in Marennes, France, married at Notre Dame de Quebec)
6 ggf: Jean Baptiste Drouillard, b. 1706,
St. Francois Isle d'Orleans, Quebec
5 ggf: Jean Baptiste Drouillard, b. 1731, Quebec
(brother of PIERRE, b. 1746, who is father of GEORGE)
4 ggf: Nicolas Drouillard b: 1759 (Sandwich) Windsor, Ontario, Canada (br. of CHARLES)
3 ggf: Jean-Baptiste Drouillard
b. 1799 St Antoine, bap. St Marys Cath Church, Monroe, MI
GGgrandmother: EDESSE (Edith) Drouillard b: October 02, 1827
Married Moses Trombley 1847 Monroe Co MI
Great grandmother: Emily TROMBLEY, b. 1847 Monroe Co MI
Married Josiah ELDER, 1868, Monroe Co MI
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