Charles Juchereau, sieur de St.Denis/Denys de Beaumarchis:
was the son of Nicolas Juchereau de St.Denis de Beauport & M.Therese
Giffard. In 1692 he married Denise-Catherine Migeon Bransac, who after
his death married Louis Lienard de Beaujeu in 1704. His sisters were married
to Francois Viennay-Pachot, Francois Dauphin de LaForest, Francois Pollet,
sieur de LaCombe LaPocatiere, Pierre Aubert, sieur de Gaspe & Jean
Francois Fortune d'Auteuil. Charles children were: Marie Catherine (b.1693,
m.1727 to Jean Bte.Rene LeGardeur de Repentigny); Daniel; Joseph-Charles;
louise-Anne-Therese & Philippe.
Charles in 1691 was commissioned at Lieutenant and by 1692 was
supporting western fur-trade. He had loaned money to the trade ventures
of Simon Reaume, Pierre d'Ailleboust, Jacques Boyer, Tonty & LaForest.
Charles sister, Francoise, had been also involved in the western trade.
From 1693 to 1702 held the title of Judge for the District of Montreal.
In 1702 Charles was sent [granted the concession in the Ohio Valley by
the King of France] to establish a fort at the mouth of the Ohio River
(Ouabache) (the site of todays Cairo, Ill.) as a part of New Frances plan
of expansion. That plan had sent Cadillac
the year before to establish Detroit and d'Iberville three years earlier
to the mouth of the Mississippi River. Charles route (with Rev.Jean
Mermet, eight canoe and about thirty-two men)[the men included were:
Charles Denu Detaillis, Nicolas Laberge, Paul Teyssier, Francois Legardeur
de Mutrecy, Nicolas Lemoyne, sieur de Leau, Alexis Legay, Gabriel Philippe,
sieur de Manteville, Pierre Cardinal, Paul Groust & Francois Marie
Bouet] in the spring of 1702 encluded Michilimackinac, Green Bay, Wisconsin
River & the Mississippi River. Charles had plans to develop a buffalo
tannery in the west but died before it became successful and after his
death Sieur de St.Lambert takes command of the post. Shortly after establishing
the post at the mouth of the Ohio, d'Eraque (Pierre LeSueur's commander
at the fort he established on the Blue Earth River in todays Minnesota)
and his twelve remaining men arrive, after abandoning LeSueur's fort due
to attacks by the Fox which killed three of his men. On his way south,
d'Eraque met Juchereau with thirty-five men at the mouth of the Ouisconsin.
Louis Juchereau dit St.Denis/Denys: (1676-1744)
Louis was the son of Nicolas Juchereau de St.Denis de Beauport &
M.Therese Giffard. He was also the brother of Charles. Louis married at
Presido del Norte, Mexico, Marie Emanuelle Sanche-Ramon de Navarro in 1715
(dau. of Diego Ramon) Louis' children were: Louisa (b.abt.1716-d.1741),
Marie Rose (b.abt.1717-d.1737), Louis-Charles (b.abt.1720-d.1778), Marie
Delores Simone (b.abt.1722), Marie Petronella Feliciana (b.abt.1724-d.1779),
Marie (1734-1781) & Pierre-Antoine (1740-1782).
In 1700 Louis is at the mouth of the Mississippi River with d"Iberville.
In 1713 he is exploring the Red River of the south and established the
fort of Nitchitoches on the Red R. He was sent to Mexico to establish at
trade route to the
Spainish. In 1719 he led a siege on the Spanish post of Pensacola. Louis
was defending his Natchitoches Post from a Natchez & Chickasaw attack
in October of 1731.
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