Jean Louis  Riel

Jean Louis Riel (1817 - 1864)

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Jean Louis (Louis) Riel
Born in Île-à-la-Crosse, Northwest Territoriesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Bishop, Oconee, Georgia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Saint Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadamap
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Categories: Métis Province of Manitoba | Métis Northwestern Territories.


Louis Riel, son of Jean-Baptiste Riel and Marguerite Boucher, was born at Ile-a-la-Crosse, NWT (now Saskatchewan), Canada.

Louis Riel. [1][2]

Born 7 Jul 1817. Ile-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan, Canada. [3]

Baptism: 1817[4]

Died 21 Jan 1864. Saint-Boniface, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. [5]

Buried Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. [6]


  1. Source: #S201311589
  2. Source: #S202299944 Volume: Vol. 6 Sect. 2 : Per-Rob; Page: 568
  3. Source: #S201311589
  4. Source: #S202299944 Volume: Vol. 6 Sect. 2 : Per-Rob; Page: 568
  5. Source: #S201311589
  6. Source: #S201311589
  • Source: S201311589 Repository: #R200070144 Canada, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Publication: Operations, Inc.
  • Repository: R200070144
  • Source: S202299944 Repository: #R200070144 Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 Publication: Operations Inc

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Louis Riel Image 1

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Louis Riel Image 2

Louis Riel Sr.
Louis Riel Sr.

Jean Louis' Headstone
Jean Louis' Headstone

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On 31 Jul 2017 at 01:57 GMT Morgan Mulligan wrote:

Riel-191 and Riel-4 appear to represent the same person because: Please help to merge these 2 profiles. Death date confirmed as 21 Jan 1864 per 'Find a Grave' and Wikipedia. Thanks!!

On 13 Jan 2017 at 21:44 GMT Bob Ladouceur wrote:

Riel-168 and Riel-4 appear to represent the same person because: They represent the same person, same spouse.

On 14 Jul 2014 at 20:59 GMT Marie (Doughty) Svedahl wrote:

I have placed a Tanguay source under the parents, you might like to copy it to this profile.

Louis is 25 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 13 degrees from Greg Lavoie, 23 degrees from A A Milne and 19 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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