Friday, March 3, 2017

Ripples: Chapter Three - Dupuis Family

Dupuis (Depuis) (Dupays) Family

"Indian Encampment on Lake Huron" by Paul Kane

Moïse Dupuis (Depuis) (1673-1750) (7th great-grandfather)
son of Francois Dupuis (Dupays) (1634-1681) and Georgette Richer(1647-1799)
Birth 10 JULY 1673 • Québec, Quebec, Canada
Death 19 JAN 1750 • La Prairie, Quebec, Canada
Marriage 1699 to Marie Anne Christiansen (1676-1750)
• 1692, courier de bois and trader at Schenectady, NY)
• from "Narratives and ldentities in the Saint Lawrence Valley, 1667-1720": He was linked to large fur trading families, however, he may have been among the French who attacked Schenectady in 1692." He seems to have remained in Schenectady, either as a trader, a wounded soldier or as a prisoner, long enough to find a spouse.

René Dupuis (Dupays) (1671-1738) (8 great uncle)
son of Francois Dupuis (Dupays) (1634-1681) and Georgette Richer (1647-1700)
Birth JUNE 26, 1671 • Québec City, Québec, Canada
Death DEC 31, 1738 • La Prairie, Québec, Canada
Marriage (1) 1694 to Angelique Marie (Marier) dit St. Marie (1676-1714), Marriage (2) 1718 to Madeleine Clément (1668-1760)
• 1695, 3 June - Sieur Charles Deniau (8 great uncle) hired René Dupuis (8 great uncle) to make a voyage to the 8ta8ois (Ottawa Indians). Notary Claude Maugue.
• 1735, Aug 22, Engagement of René Dupuy, a voyageur from La Prairie, to Louis Nolan and M. de St-Pierre, associates, to make a journey to the Sioux Nation, to help him with a canoe load of merchandise, and to descend the next year, loaded with pelts.

Francois Moise Dupuis (1709-1764) (6th great-grandfather)
son of Moise Dupuis (Depuis) (1673-1750) and Marie Anne Christiansen (1676-1750)
Birth 14 FEB 1709 • La Prairie, La Prairie, Quebec, Canada
Death 19 SEP 1764 • St-Philippe, La Prairie, Quebec, Canada
Marriage 1733 to Marie Anne Roy (1712-1750)
• 1752, Jun 2, Nicolas Volant hired Francois Dupuis voyageur de La Prairie to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Adhemar.

Louis Dupuis (1744-1857) (6th great-uncle)
son of Francois Moise Dupuis (1709-1764) and Marie Anne Roy (1712-1750)
BIRTH ABT 1744 • Laprairie, Roussillon, Quebec, Canada
DEATH BEF. 1857 • St-Constant, LaPrairie, Québec, Canada
Marriage 1778 to Marguerite Guichon (1768-1798)
• 1799, Jan 9, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to PARKER, GERRARD & OGILVY (2 years), to go to Nord Ouest [North West]. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1801, Mar 5, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to JAMES & ANDREW MCGILL & CO., to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1801, Aug 21, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to MCTAVISH, FROBISHER & CO., to go to FORT COULONGE. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1802, May 14, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to MCTAVISH, FROBISHER & CO., to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1804, Jul 24, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to MCTAVISH, FROBISHER & CO., to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1807, Feb 10, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to Mess. de la Compagnie de Michilimakinac, to go to Michilimackinac and L'isle St-Joseph. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1807, Feb 19, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to Mess. de la Compagnie de Michilimakinac, to go to Michilimackinac (et dépendences), L'isle St-Joseph, MISSISSIPPI and Missouri (1 year). Notary Chaboillez.
• 1809, May 17, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to Mess. Forsyth Richardson & Co., to go to Détroit (et dépendences)(1 year). Notary Gray.
• 1810, Jan 23 and Mar 28, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to McTavish, McGillivrays & co. (Angus Shaw), to go to Nord Ouest [North West], Nipigon, Lac la Pluie and Portage de la Montagne (Overwinter 2 years). Function Notes - as a Military free to carry the canoe while climbing the Great River in one of their canoes to make the journey and to sail to any post of dependencies of the North West or Nipigon which Mr Duncan Cameron will judge clean for him like Canoe Front to For two years, pass by Michilimakinac, if required, give six days 'journey, make two journeys from the Fort of Kaministiguia to the Portage of the Mountains, or instead give them six days' time to others Works to the option of the said Sieurs, to help carry the three canoes in the land. Contract notes - For and for the sum of the Wages and Equipment of the Post where he will winter livres or chelins, former course of this Province, which they promise and oblige to yawn and pay to the engaged one month after its return to Montreal; And to have as equipment a covering of three points, one covered with two and a half points, six cotton balls, a pair of oxen shoes, and a necklace; Acknowledges having received in advance one hundred and fifty pounds on the twenty-third of January, and to-day, 28th March, one hundred pounds more, is obliged to contribute one per cent on his wages for the Funds des Voyageurs. This 28th of March, 1810 Engages for another year.  Notary Beek.
• 1821 Mar 8, Engagement of Louis Dupuis to William Wallace Matthews, HBC Representative, to go to Nord Ouest [North West] (Overwinter 3 years). Contract Notes - in the limits or dependencies of the United States, and the Wild Countries, in Upper Canada, not considered Northwest - five hundred pounds, or chelins of twenty pounds, former course, per annum. "And to have, moreover, an equipage of a three-point cover, a cover of two and a half points, two cotton shirts, a pair of ox-shoes, and a necklace.

Michel Dupuis (1788-1836) (1st cousin 6x removed)
son of Louis Dupuis (1744-Bef. 1857) and Marguerite Guichon (1768-1798)
BIRTH 14 NOV 1788 • Laprairie, Quebec, Canada
DEATH 1836 • Châteauguay St-Joachim, Québec
Marriage 1809 to Josephte Boire (1790-1853)
• 1792, Jul 20, Engagement of Michel Dupuis to JACQUES LASELLE, to go to Détroit. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1797, May 5, Engagement of Michel Dupuis to PARKER, GERRARD & OGILVY, to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1798, Jul 28, Engagement of Michel Dupuis to CHARLES MAILLET, to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Chaboillez.
• 1802, Jun 15, Engagement of Michel Dupuis to Laframboise and Nicoll, to go to Michilimackinac. Notary Gray.

• 1806, Aug 20, Engagement of Michel Dupuis to Antoine Lasselle, to go to Détroit (et dépendences). Notary Chaboillez.



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