earliest Aubuchon ancestor in my direct line was Jean Aubuchon who was born in 1591 in St.
Remy, Dieppe, Normandy, France. He married Jean Gille in 1632 in
St-Rémi,Dieppe,Normandie,France. Both of which died in France.
......Their son Jean (dit L'esperance) Aubuchon
was born in 1634 in St. Remy, France and immigrated to Montreal, Canada some time before
1649. Jean was a successful fur trader and merchant who was convicted more than once for
selling firewater and ammunition to the Indians. Jean was a benefactor of the parochia
Church of Montreal and gave 300lbs for 6 masses per year forever. Jean was murderred in
his bed on a business trip in Montreal on Dec 3, 1685. He was buried in Montreal Hochelga,
Canada. On Sept 9, 1654, Jean was wed to Marguerite Sedillot or so they thought. The
marriage was declared illegal because Marguerite was under the age of 12. The marriage was
re-instated 1 year later. Marguerite was born on April 4, 1643 in Quebec, Canada to Louis
Sedillot (dit Montreuil) and Marie Grimoult. Both parents were from Gif-Sur-Yvette,
Palaiseau, Paris, France and immigrated to Canada in 1637. Louis was a direct descendant
of Sir Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau (the first lieutenant governor of Quebec.)
......Jean and Marguerite had 14 children. One of them, Joseph Aubuchon (dit L'Esperance) was born
on March 19, 1664 in Montreal, Quebec. He would marry Elizabeth Cusson on March 20, 1688
in Montreal, Hochelga, Quebec. Joseph and Elizabeth moved to Kaskaskia, ILL in 1700 Joseph
returned to Canada where he died and was buried at Longue Pointe, Montreal, QC. They had
......Their son Antoine Aubuchon was born on
Nov 13, 1703 in either Kaskaskia or Montreal. There are a couple of conflicting birth
locations. Antoine was one of the earliest pioneers in Kaskaskia. He married Agathe
Gervaise who was born in 1705 but had an untimely death on Sept 28, 1728 but not before
they had 2 children Catherine and Joseph. Antoine then married Elizabeth Delunaise on Feb
1, 1737 and they had 3 children. Antoine died on May 30, 1761 in Montreal.
......Antoine Tonish Aubuchon, son of
Antoine and Elizabeth was born in 1750 in Kaskaskia, ILL. On Nov 24, 1766 Antoine Tonish
Aubuchon married Marie Lousie Denis Veroneau in Ste. Genevieve, MO. He moved to Ste.
Genevieve probably around 1761 (bet 1750-1766).
......Antoine's daughter Marie
Louise Aubuchon was born Aug 25, 1771 in Ste. Genevieve, MO and died Sept 20,
1832 in Ste. Genevieve, MO. She married Michel Placet on Feb 18, 1791 in Ste. Genevieve,
MO. Michel and Marie were one of the first settlers in Bloomsdale which was originally
called Village DuClos. Michel bought the Western Tract of the Colonel Valle Farm from JB
Valle known as Survey 2088 in what was then called Village DuClos. Michel and Marie left
the farm to his 5 daughters. Their daughter Marie Olympe Placet married Jean Baptiste