Who was J.E. Robillard, MD, who moved to Colorado in 1896?

+1 vote

I know this:

In 1896, Dr. J.E. Robillard — a 27-year-old native of Lenoraie, Québec, who had received his MD in 1892 from La Valle University in Montréal — moved to Colorado, where he began a practice in Idaho Springs.

What did J.E. stand for?  Any information about whether he stayed in Colorado for the rest of his life?


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4 Answers

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By doing a quick search of the Canadian censuses for Robillards in Lanoraie, Quebec in 1871 and 1881, it looks like the Robillard men whose names start with J are called Jean-Baptiste or Joseph. There is one boy named Joseph Edouard, but he isn't the right age to be the MD. (He is 5 in 1881, which would make him 20 in 1896.) The most likely to be the MD is Joseph Robillard in the household of Alfred and Aline Robillard, 2 in the 1871 census.


by Erin Breen G2G6 Pilot (266k points)
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The 1900 census has Just E, Physician living in New Mexico.  Immigration year 1896.  

Can't ind a later census that lists occupation to locate him at a later date.


Name:                                  Just E Robillid

Titles & Terms:                    Physician

Event:                                  Census

Event Date:                         1900

Event Place:  ED 79 Precincts 2-5 La Luz, Tularosa, Three Rivers, Mescalero, Otero, New Mexico Territory,

Birth Date:                          Nov 1868

Birthplace:                           Canada Eng

Relationship to Head of Household:  Boarder

Father's Birthplace:             Canada Eng

Mother's Birthplace:            Canada Eng

Gender:                               Male

Marital Status:                     Single

Immigration Year: 1896

Relationship to Head:  Boarder
+2 votes

Here is a link to some information about him. See 3/4 of page


I also made a search and found his birth records in Lanoraie, St-Joseph parrish.

<<On 29 novembre 1868, we vicar from this parrish, have baptised today Juste Ephifane son of the legitimate marriage of Jean-Baptiste Robillard farmer, and Henriette Pagé from this parrish ... >>

J.E. stand for << Juste Ephifane >> as the records state:
by Guy Constantineau G2G6 Pilot (360k points)
edited by Guy Constantineau
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He is Juste Epiphane.

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