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Sisters Eleonore and Rosine: Mary Eleonore Boyer and Richard Marshall | Rosine Elizabeth Boyer and George W. Rutledge, Sr.
Eleonore and Rosine's parents: Jean Baptiste Boyer & Maria Aurore St. Germain | Charles Boyer & Marie Madeleine Maurice dit Chatillon | Nicolas Boyer III & Dorothee Olivier | Nicolas Boyer II & Louise Payet dit St. Amour | Nicolas Boyer I & Marguerite Maclin | Etienne Boyer & Perinna Peineau |
Joseph St. Germain and Marie Josephine Josette Calvet (Parents of Maria Aurore St. Germain)
Joseph Antoine Calvet and Marie Josephe Therese Marechal (Parents of Marie Josephine Josette Calvet) | Nicolas Marechal and Marie Jean Illeret (Parents of Marie Joseph Therese Marechal and Antoine Marechal, siblings) | line continues with Antoine below
Jean Baptiste Maurice dit Chatillon & Marie Jeanne Corset (parents of Marie Madeline Maurice dit Chatillon) |
Francois Corset Dit Coco and Elisabeth Bienvenu (parents of Marie Jeanne Corset) |
Richard Marshall's parents: Benoist Marechal and Mayotte | Antoine Marechal and Mary Catherine Tabeau | Nicolas Marechal and Marie Jean Illeret | Claude Illeret and Simone Marie Martin (Marie Jean Illeret's parents) |
Jean Baptiste Olivier was 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. Marie was a Native American of the Illini tribe.
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