First child baptized in Detroit (Fort Ponchartrain)Born: 1671Died: 1740 (1746? Died: 17631st commandant of Fort Ponchartrain under British rule (12/23/1760). Fifth official commandant of British Fort Detroit Read more... Daughter of Pierre Joseph Celoron, ninth commandant of Fort Ponchartrain, and Catherine Eury de La Parelle. Was a member of the Fort Ponchartrain founding party.
Signed a petition supporting the election of Philip Dejean as judge and justice of Detroit. Father of Pierre Joseph Celoron, ninth commandant of Fort Ponchartrain.1st wife of Pierre Joseph Celoron, ninth commandant of Fort Ponchartrain.
Joseph is often considered the first Native American to have been educated at a white school and college. This is a very fitting occupation since the Chauvet family is still in the wine business to this day in the region of Camiran.
Loaned de Tonty money to pay Fort Ponchartrain expenses. Wife of FJB Crane Landowner Acting Governor of Louisiana in Cadillac's absence. Born: 1695Died: Twelfth official commandant of Fort Ponchartrain Read more... Was murdered with the rest of his team by Pontiac's army. Governor of New France from 1726-1747Born: 1677Died: Father of a Fort Ponchartrain commandant, Belestre is often cited as a commandant himself. Born: 1620Sulpician priest who passed through the Detorit area in 1670. Was commissioned to replace Cadillac in 1712 but refused due to his age and health.Succeeded Bradstreet as unofficial commadant of Fort Detroit in 1765. Detroit citizen who was responsible for the Madame Cadillac tablet in 1903. Born: 1592Died: 16321st European to visit Michigan with companion, Grenoble, in 1622. Held lot #57 of the original 68 land grants Cadillac made to private individuals from March 1707 to June 1710. Born: 1659Died: AKA Quarante Sols (Chenonvoizon is his baptized name). Chevalier's adventure were written by a man named le Sage in 1745.Held lot #58 of the original 68 land grants Cadillac made to private individuals from March 1707 to June 1710. Wife of Elijah Brush Son of Elijah Brush Died: 18132nd Mayor of the Town of Detroit (1806). One of thirty leading Detroit citizens deported by General Proctor for criticizing the General's actions during the War of 1812.Born: 8th official commandant of Fort Ponchartrain (1739-1742)Read more... In 1720 he became commandant and served until 1727. La Salle's Lieutenant on the Griffon Daughter of Francois la Marque. Came to Fort Ponchartrain in 1706 to help Father de la Marche.Cadillac's mother Born: Died: 11th official commandant of British Fort Detroit (1779-1784). Calliere's successor as Governor of New France (10/20/1703 (or 1705) - 10/10/1725)Born: 1670Died: Fifth commandant of Fort Ponchartrain. Was the 2nd wife of Alphonse de Tonty (he was her 3rd husband). Held lot #40 of the original 68 land grants Cadillac made to private individuals from March 1707 to June 1710.