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From: "Susan Schon" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Re: Immigrations
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 09:43:29 -0500
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From: <>
>From Télesphore Saint-Pierre, _Histoire des Canadiens français du Michigan
et
du comté d'Essex, Ontario_, originally published 1895, 2000 reprint by
Septentrion:

> "Louis Campeau was one of the richest traders of the [Detroit] region. It
is
> said he had up to 1000 horses on his land near Detroit. In 1819 he traded
at
> the Saginaw River with Henri Campau and Benoit Brunel. When General Cass
bought
> this territory from the Indians, he was to receive $15,000. ...
>
> "Joseph and Médard Tremblay went to establish themselves on the Saginaw
> River, [now] Bay City, where they were the first to construct houses. They
were
> joined by their uncle and Léon Tremblay, and by Jacob Graverat in 1830, by
> Jean-Baptiste Trudel, their brother-in-law, in 1831, and by Joseph Marsac
in 1838.

I'm curious about two of the men mentioned in this account posted by Sue
Sommerville -- Louis Campeau and Jean-Baptiste Trudel. Does anyone know who
their parents and grandparents were?

Thanks,
Sue


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