Boyer Info | Old Mines 2017 |
Mary L. Boyer (ancestors unknown) |
Rosine Elizabeth Boyer |
Jean Baptiste & Maria Boyer | Charles & Marie Madeleine Boyer | Nicolas III & Dorothee Boyer | Nicolas II & Louise Boyer | Nicolas I & Marguerite | Ettinne & Perinna Boyer |
Jean Baptiste Maurice dit Chatillon & Marie Jeanne Corset (parents of Marie Madeline, wife of Charles) |
Jean Baptiste Olivier & Marie Marthe Accica (parents of Dorothee, wife of Nicolas III) |
Pierre Payet dit Saint Amour & Louise Tessier (parents of Louise, wife of Nicolas II) |
Nicolas Maclin & Suzanne Larose (parents of Marguerite, wife of Nicolas I) |
Jean Baptiste Olivierwas a Frenchman living a rugged and exciting life in the wilderness along the Mississippi River. Along with others, he tried to civilize the Indians. Being no other women in the wilderness, Jean would marry two Indians. It is not known where Jean came from other than he was a Frenchmen. Some believe he was with La Salle in his ill-fated attempt to settle the area. Another suggestions is that he was part of the military. He was not seeking fortune, but rather merely surviving.
Jean's first wife was Petronilla Mausouassina. The tribe was not recorded, but it was suspected to be Kaskaskia Indian.
Jean and Petronilla have a daughter Marie, and her baptism is recorded August 4, 1715. Marie married Frenchman Etienne Guevremont and resided at St. Philippe near Fort de Chartres.
Jean Baptiste Olivier and Marie Marthe Accica were married about 1717.
A son, Francois Olivier, is baptized on November 30, 1717.
A son, Jean Baptiste Olivier, is baptized on March 17, 1720. He married Dorothee LaSonde on February 15, 1759.
A son, Francoise Olivier, was baptized June 22, 1721.
A daughter, Dorothee Olivier, is