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Marguerite (Grignon) Paquette (abt. 1805)

Marguerite "Margaret" Paquette formerly Grignon
Born about in Wisconsin, Northwest Territory, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 1837 in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Marguerite "Margaret" Grignon was born about 1816 in Wisconsin. Her parents were Charles Grignon and Susan (LaRose) Grignon.

Marguerite (~21) married Simeon Lecuyer (~30) (1807 - ) in 1837 in Wisconsin. Their daughter was Julia (Lecuyer) LaChapelle (1840 - ).

In the 1850 census Margaret (age 34) was in Long Prairie, Wahnahta, Minnesota Territory, United States.[1]


“… deponent Louisignon knows that they were married by Charles Rayon about the Year seventeen hundred & ninety seven. … deponents have known said Children since their birth, and always knew them as, and believed them to be the Children of said Ecuyer and Man, na, tee, see, which said children are as follow:

Therese, now the wife of Francis Roy
Benjamin, married to Elizabeth a Menominee Woman
Jacques, married to Margaret Brunet
Simeon married to Margaret Grignon
Felice, now the Wife dead
Juliettte [probably refers to Man-na-tee-see’s daughter, Julia Grignon]”

(Waggoner, 66b)


  1. 1850 Census: "1850 United States Federal Census", database with images, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M432; Residence Date: 1850; Home in 1850: Long Prairie, Wahnahta, Minnesota Territory; Roll: 367; Page: 66b; Line Number: 11, Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8054 #3328934 (accessed 6 February 2023), Margaret Lecuger (34) in Long Prairie, Wahnahta, Minnesota Territory, USA. Born in Wisconsin.
  • Linda M. Waggoner (ed.), “Neither White Men Nor Indians: Affidavits from the Winnebago Mixed-blood Claim Commissions, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin, 1838-1839” (Roseville, Minnesota: Park Genealogical Books, 2002). Extracted from Territorial Papers of the United States, Wisconsin, 1836-1848. M236. “Special Files of the Office of Indian Affairs,” 1836-46. “Special File 161” (Roll 41). “Special File 190” (Roll 42). National Archives, Washington D.C., Documents on Microfilm, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Record Group 75).

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