Jean Baptiste Bissot, sieur de Vincennes: (1668-1719)
Jean was the son of Francois Bissot and Marie Couillard (nephew of
Louis Jolliet d'Anticosti). He married Marie Marguerite Forestier at Montreal
in 1696. Their son was Francois Marie Bissot de Vincennes. Jean commanded
the Miami Post (1696-97) and in 1704
he was on a mission to the Miami. He died among the Miami in 1719. Jean
& Marie's other children were Marie-Louise (b.1697)(m. Nicolas Boisseau),
Claire-Charlotte (b.1698) & Marie-Catherine (b.1704). Jean's sisters
(Genevieve) was married to Nicolas Daneau, (Claire-Francoise) to Louis
Jolliet (in 1675) & (Louise) to Seraphin Margane de Lavaltrie (in 1668).
Francois Marie Bissot de Vincennes:
Francois was the son of Jean & M.Marguerite. He married Marie Longpre
in today's Indiana in 1733. In 1720 he was sent to today's Vincennes establishing
at post there known as the "post du Ouabache". In 1732
he was French commander at Vincennes. He was killed by chakasaw in 1736.
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