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Marie Laguesvoise ‘Dorion’ was born in 1786
in St. Louis Territory, Missouri and died September 5, 1850 in St. Louis,
Marion County, Oregon. She married (1) Pierre Dorion II on January 10,
1806, the son of Pierre Dorion I and Holy Rainbow. He was born in 1780
in Yankton, Dakotas, and died January 10 1814 on the bank of the Boise River
near Caldwell Idaho. She married (2) Louis Joseph Venier about 1819.
His birth is unknown, and he died about 1821. She married (3) Jean
Baptiste Toupin on July 19, 1841 in the Mission of the Wallamette. He
was born in 1792 in Maskinonge, Canada, and died September 14 1862 in St.
Louis, Marion County, Oregon.
for Marie ‘Dorion’:
Other names shown in Family Group Record,
IGI are Marie Aoise or L/Aguvoise.
Nationality: 4/4 NA (Native
RECORDS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FROM THE MANTLE OF ELIAS
Mission of the
B 31-Marie Laguivoise
(Madame Dorion), July 19, 1841. Marie Laguivoise, aged 51 years Born of
infidel, native parents of St Louis, U.S.A. Godfather, Joseph Delard,
godmother, Angelique. F.N.B.
This would indicate she was born in 1790.
Mission of the
M 4-Jean Baptiste Toupin and Marie
Laguivoise, July 19, 1841. Jean Baptiste Toupin, farmer previously of
Mackinonge, Canada, and Marie Laguivoise born of native, infidel parents of
St. Louis, U.S.A. Witnesses Joseph Delard, Francois Xavier Laderoute.
Legitimatizing children by two previous marriages. Known children,
Francois, aged 16 years; Marianna, aged 14 years. Children by previous
alliances of Marie Laguivoise, Marguerite Venier, aged 21 years; Jean
Baptiste Dorion, aged 25 years. N.N.B.
Records of the Pacific Northwest
ST Louis Volumes 1 & 2
P24 S20-Marie Ayvoise
(Iowa) Mme. Toupin- The 6 September, 1850, we undersigned parish priest of St.
Louis have buried in the Church of this parish
Marie Ayvoise, wife of Jean Toupin, deceased
the day before, age 100 (sic) Witnesses, Luc Gagnon, Joseph Dellart.
Marie Toupin was dead by the time of the
1850 Census, which was taken on the 28 Jan 1851.
Pierre Dorion II and Marie ‘Dorion’ are: (These are children
that have been documented. There may be more.)
1. Paul (b.1808/09).
Jean Baptiste (b.1812/13).
Unnamed baby, born 29 December 1811, while enroute from St. Louis to
Astoria on the Pacific coast. (This baby died within a month).
Child of Louis Venier and
Marie 'Dorion' is:
MarguerIte2 Venier, born 1819 in OR Terr; died 07 May 1858 in St.
Louis Mission, Marion, OR.
Children of Jean Toupin and Marie
Francois2 Toupin, born 1824 in O.T.; died 1862.
Marianne Toupin, born 1826 in OR Terr.
- Catholic church
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