Descendents of Michel Brouillet 

the French Immigrant 

of the Brouillet dit LaViolette Family 

Generation No. 1

1. MICHEL1 BROUILLET was born Abt. 1644 in de Gouex, Poitou, France1, and died May 18, 1712 in [burial date] Montreal, Quebec. He married MARIE DUBOIS November 03, 1670 in Chambly, Quebec1, daughter of GUILLAUMEDUBOIS and ISABELLE CASSEUR.

More About MICHEL BROUILLET:
Fact 1: September 1665, Arrived Quebec, soldier in Carignan's Regiment, served Capt. Louis Petit 
Fact 2: Defended New France during the Iroqouis Wars. 
Fact 3: He first settled in the area of Chambly near fort he helped build. 
Fact 4: 1675, Removed to Sorel, operates a mill and farm near Richelieu River 
Fact 5: 1689, Removed to property owned by Sulpician Fathers. Island of Montreal, Cote St. Ann 
  then a part of Pointe aux Trembles, now a part of Greater Montreal 

More About MARIE DUBOIS:
Fact 1: 1669, Arrived Quebec, according to Bernard. 
Fact 2: She came aboard a bride ship

Children of MICHEL BROUILLET and MARIE DUBOIS are:

        2. i. BERNARD2 BROUILLET, b. Abt. 1671, Chambly, Quebec; d. December 01, 1723, buried Pointe aux Trembles.
        ii. JEAN BROUILLET, b. December 04, 1672.
        iii. JEANNE BROUILLET, b. November 05, 1673.
        iv. FRANCOIS BROUILLET, b. 1674.
        v. GILLES BROUILLET, b. December 06, 1674.
        vi. PIERRE BROUILLET, b. February 28, 1675/76.
        vii. MARIE BROUILLET, b. October 21, 1677.
        viii. MARIE FRANCOISE BROUILLET, b. February 20, 1678/79.
         
Generation No. 2

2. BERNARD2 BROUILLET (MICHEL1) was born Abt. 1671 in Chambly, Quebec, and died December 01, 1723 buried Pointe aux Trembles. He married MARIE CHARTIER June 29, 1697 in Pointe aux Trembles, Quebec.

     Children of BERNARD BROUILLET and MARIE CHARTIER are:

        i. MARIE3 BROUILLET, b. November 04, 1697.
        ii. GILLES BROUILLET, b. April 08, 1699.
        iii. JEAN BAPTISTE BROUILLET, b. November 08, 1700.
        iv. MARIE CATHERINE BROUILLET, b. August 23, 1702.
        v. ROBERT BROUILLET, b. April 10, 1704.
        vi. MARIE MADELEINE BROUILLET, b. March 16, 1705/06.
        vii. MARIE AGNES BROUILLET, b. December 24, 1707.
        viii. ELIZABETH BROUILLET, b. October 20, 1709.
        ix. MARIE ANNE BROUILLET, b. August 12, 1711.
        3. x. MICHEL BROUILLET, b. December 27, 1712, baptised Pointe aux Trembles, Quebec; d. December 14, 1774.
        xi. GERTRUDE BROUILLET, b. June 27, 1714.
        xii. BERNARD BROUILLET, b. January 28, 1715/16.
        xiii. ANTOINE BROUILLET, b. Abt. 1717; d. June 27, 1717, buried Pointe aux Trembles.
        xiv. MARIE JOSEPHE BROUILLET, b. March 19, 1718/19.
         
Generation No. 3


3. MICHEL3 BROUILLET (BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born December 27, 1712 in baptised Pointe aux Trembles, Quebec2, and died December 14, 17743. He married MARIE LOUISE RENAUDET June 06, 1735 in St. Louis Church, Ft. Chambly, Quebec4, daughter of JOSEPH RENAUDET and MADELEINE MENARD.

Children of MICHEL BROUILLET and MARIE RENAUDET are:

         
        i. GENEVIEVE4 BROUILLETTE, b. March 18, 1735/36; d. May 15, 1736, buried Chambly.
        ii. LOUISE CHARLOTTE BROUILLETTE, b. February 22, 1737/38.
        4. iii. MICHEL BROUILLETTE, b. July 14, 1740, St. Joseph, Chambly, Quebec; d. January 06, 1797, Vincennes.
        iv. JOSEPHE BROUILLETTE, b. February 10, 1741/42, Chambly, Quebec; m. JACQUES SENEZAGUE, May 25, 1764, Chambly, Quebec.
        v. LOUISE BROUILLETTE, b. Abt. 1743; m. (1) FRANCOIS BENIAC, October 20, 1760, Chambly, Quebec; m(2) JOSEPH SURPRENANT, July 01, 1811, St. Mathias.
        vi. JEAN BAPTISTE BROUILLETTE, b. October 05, 1745, Chambly, Quebec; d. June 16, 1747, Chambly, Quebec.
        vii. MAURICE BROUILLETTE, b. March 24, 1746/47, Chambly, Quebec; m. MARIE ANGELIQUE DENIAULT, October 26, 1778, Chambly, Quebec.
        viii. GENEVIEVE BROUILLETTE, b. August 21, 1749; d. August 24, 1749, buried Chambly.
        ix. CHARLOTTE BROUILLETTE, b. October 22, 1750.
        x. JEAN BAPTISTE BROUILLETTE, b. October 05, 1753, Chambly, Quebec; d. December 11, 1790, L'Acadie; m. MARIE BROUASSA, November 21, 1774, Chambly, Quebec.
        xi. MADELEINE BROUILLETTE, b. November 30, 1753; m. DOMINQUE BONNEAU, November 27, 1786, L'Acadie.
        xii. MARIE BROUILLETTE, b. Abt. 1754.


Generation No. 4

4. MICHEL4 BROUILLETTE (MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born July 14, 1740 in St. Joseph, Chambly, Quebec8, and died January 06, 1797 in Vincennes9. He married MARIE-BARBE BONEAU 177510, daughter of CHARLES BONNEAU and GENEVIEVE DUDEVOIR.

Children of MICHEL BROUILLETTE and MARIE-BARBE BONEAU are:

        5. i. MICHEL5 BROUILLETTE, b. August 14, 1774, Vincennes; d. December 27, 1838, Vincennes.
        ii. LAURENT BROUILLETTE, b. June 22, 1776, Vincennes.
        iii. BARBE BROUILLETTE, b. September 24, 1778, Vincennes; m. (1) LAURENT GIROUD, July 04, 1796, Vincennes; m. (2) JOSEPH BARRON, February 11, 1803, Vincennes.
        iv. MARIE-LOUISE BROUILLETTE, b. January 15, 1781, Vincennes; m. JOHN HAYES.
        6. v. PIERRE BROUILLETTE, b. December 14, 1782, Vincennes; d. 1865.
        vi. GENEVIEVE BROUILLETTE, b. March 30, 1785.
        vii. URSULA BROUILLETTE, b. July 25, 1788, Vincennes; d. November 15, 1788, Vincennes.
        viii. LORANT BROUILLETTE, b. August 19, 1792, baptised; d. Abt. 1815
Generation No. 5

5. MICHEL5 BROUILLETTE (MICHEL4, MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born August 14, 1774 in Vincennes, and died December 27, 1838 in Vincennes. He married (1) MIAMI WOMAN in Near Old Fort Harrison. He married (2) MARIE LOUISE DROUET DE RICHARDVILLE 1806 in Vincennes, daughter of JOSEPH DE RICHARDVILLE and MARIE VAUDRY.

More About MICHEL BROUILLETTE:
August 1, 1790, Appears on roster of his father's militia company, 1st Rgmt Knox Co. 
1795, Clerked for fur trader Antoine Lasselle 
Was captured by Indians as young man on the Wabash, following his employment by Lasselle 
   (evidence by George Winter who knew two of his sons). 
Tradition says he was rescued from death at the stake by an Indian woman who adopted him 
Returned to live in Vincennes about 1805. 

Child of MICHEL BROUILLETTE and MIAMI WOMAN is:

         
        7. i. TAHQUAKEAH6 BROUILLETTE, b. Abt. 1796; d. June 17, 1867.
    Children of MICHEL BROUILLETTE and MARIE DE RICHARDVILLE are:
       
      ii. ELIZABETH6 BROUILLETTE, b. 1807, ? birth not recorded as expected in Vincennes; d. September 29, 1808, Vincennes. More About ELIZABETH BROUILLETTE:
      It's possible Elizabeth and Barbe are the same person. 
      iii. BARBE BROUILLETTE, b. November 09, 1807.
      iv. MICHEL BRADMORE BROUILLETTE, b. January 18, 1810.
      v. MARIE BROUILLETTE, b. January 03, 1812.
      vi. PIERRE BROUILLETTE, b. December 10, 1813.
      vii. ANTOINE OLIVER BROUILLETTE, b. May 11, 1816.
      viii. CAROLINE BROUILLETTE, b. March 23, 1820, Vincennes; d. April 04, 1820, Vincennes.
      ix. NAPOLEON BROUILLETTE, b. July 23, 1821.
      x. EMILIE JUSTINE BROUILLETTE, b. December 14, 1823.
      8. xi. JEAN BAPTIST BROUILLETTE, b. August 19, 1818, Vincennes, Indiana; d. November 1907.

6. PIERRE5 BROUILLETTE (MICHEL4, MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born December 14, 1782 in Vincennes, and died 1865. He married JULIE BOUCHER June 13, 1814, daughter of VITAL BOUCHER and MARIE CARDINAL.

Child of PIERRE BROUILLETTE and JULIE BOUCHER is:

        i. PIERRE6 BROUILLETTE, b. March 15, 1820.
         
Generation No. 6

7. TAHQUAKEAH6 BROUILLETTE (MICHEL5, MICHEL4, MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born Abt. 1796, and died June 17, 1867. He married (1) KEKENAKUSHWA SHEPOCONAH 1823 in Prob. near Peru, Indiana14, daughter of SHEPOCONAH and MACONAQUAH. He married (2) ELIZA GODFROY Abt. 1850 in Near Peru, Indiana, daughter of LOUIS GODFROY and OZAHSHINQUAH SHEPOCONAH.

More About TAHQUAKEAH BROUILLETTE:
aka Jean Baptiste Brouillette, Captain Brouillette, Brewit, Brouet 
First Miami to use a plow in cultivating the land.

More About KEKENAKUSHWA SHEPOCONAH:
Aka Cut Finger, eldest daughter of Frances Slocum 
Also known as Nancy Brouillette. Had one daughter by 1st marriage. 
That dau. poisoned after marriage proposal refused by mother, according to Slocums. 

More About ELIZA GODFROY:
aka Ozahwahqua

Child of TAHQUAKEAH BROUILLETTE and ELIZA GODFROY is:

        9. i. NANCY7 BROUILLETTE, b. 1856; d. June 15, 1913.
8. JEAN BAPTIST6 BROUILLETTE (MICHEL5, MICHEL4, MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born August 19, 1818 in Vincennes, Indiana18, and died November 1907. He married MARY LOUISE MCKENNEY May 12, 1853 in Vincennes.

Children of JEAN BROUILLETTE and MARY MCKENNEY are:

        i. JOHN RAYMOND7 BROUILLETTE.
        ii. LOUISE HAYS BROUILLETTE.
        iii. HORTENSE BROUILLETTE.
        iv. ROBERT EUGENE BROUILLETTE, b. April 03, 1861; d. January 31, 1923, Vincennes.
        v. MARY VIRGINIA BROUILLETTE, b. October 25, 1863, Vincennes; d. July 31, 1864, Vincennes.
Generation No. 7

9. NANCY7 BROUILLETTE (TAHQUAKEAH6, MICHEL5, MICHEL4, MICHEL3 BROUILLET, BERNARD2, MICHEL1) was born 185619, and died June 15, 191320. She married (1) JAMES MONGOSA April 04, 1872 in Wabash Co., Indiana21. She married (2) JOHN BUNDY November 22, 1878 in Wabash Co., Indiana 22.

More About NANCY BROUILLETTE: 
aka Wahpenochshenequa

Child of NANCY BROUILLETTE and JAMES MONGOSA is:

       
      i. JULIUS8 MONGOSA26, b. 187626; d. 193026.
Children of NANCY BROUILLETTE and JOHN BUNDY are:
      i. JOHN ROSS8 BUNDY, b. 1879; d. 1963. 
      iii. SAMUEL BUNDY, b. 188226; d. 196426
      iv. PEARL BUNDY, b. 189026; d. 195426; m. JOHN PLOTNER26.

Endnotes

1. Walter J. Saucier, "Brouillette to Louisiana and Much Before," Raleigh, NC: 1995, 87. 
2. Ibid. 
3. Ibid. 
4. Bob Page, "Brouillet: Jacques Brouillet Descendency Narrative," Sept. 2, 1999, 3. 
5. TCHA - Ouiatanon Documents, citing Archives des Colonies located at the National Archives in Paris. 
6. Ibid. 
7. Walter J. Saucier, "Brouillette to Louisiana and Much Before," Raleigh, NC: 1995, 92. 
8. Parish Records of Chambly, Quebec. 
9. Mary Taugher compil. Old Cathedral Records, "St. Francis Xavier Parish Records." 
10. Marshall E. Miller, "Charles Bonneau Family Chart," 1979. 
11. Walter J. Saucier, "Brouillette to Louisiana and Much Before," Raleigh, NC: 1995, 41, Poste Vincennes Recensement, or Verification of Titles. 
12. Indiana Historical Society Publications, Journal of Thomas Dean, (Vol. 6, 1919.). 
14. Meginness, John F., Biography of Francis Slocum, (1891), 70. 
18. Mary Taugher compil. Old Cathedral Records, "St. Francis Xavier Parish Records." 
19. Elizabeth Glenn, Ph.D., "JB Brouillette Descendents Chart." 
20. Rafert, Stewart Correspondence, Nov. 23, 1999. 
21. Rafert, Stewart Correspondence, Nov. 23, 1999, citing Wabash Co. Marriage Records, Vol. 8, 
  pg   27. 
22. Rafert, Stewart Correspondence, Nov. 23, 1999, citing  Wabash Co. Marriage Records Vol. 9, p 235. 
24. Rafert, Stewart Correspondence, Nov. 23, 1999. 
25. Thurman B. Rice, MD, p 37. 
26. Elizabeth Glenn, Ph.D., "JB Brouillette Descendents Chart." 


Statement of Scope:

This is not intended to be an exhaustive compilation of the descendents of Michel Brouillet the immigrant. Rather this is a family lineage that supports a narrative on the French-Miami family descending from Michel Brouillet the immigrant. 

This report revised May 1, 2003 to the best of my knowledge at this time. Like any work in progress this data is subject to revision and change of opinion regarding quality of sources. 

Researcher: Jennifer A. Harrison, Indianapolis, Indiana. 
 

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