Joseph Drouillard and his children’s links to the famous Frontiersmen
* Father Cornelius G. Drouillard 1897 - 1973
* G Father Jacob (James) Sylvester Drouillard1875 -
James Pierre Drouillard II (Cousin of James. Son of James Pierre)About 1874 -
Captain, U.S. Army Spanish American War & Philippines. A Washington and New York Socialite
* GG Father George Isaias Drouillard 1848 - 1943
James Pierre DrouillardI (Cousin of Toussaint. Son of Joseph)1839 - 1892
Captain in the Civil War 1861 graduate of West Point Military Academy. He served as aide-de-camp with General Sykes at the first battle of Bull Run and afterwards with Rosecrans Army of theCumberland.
* GGG Father Toussaint Drouillard1805 - 1870 Settled and farmed 80 acres in Detroit
Cousin Joseph Drouillard (Nephew of Simon. Son of Pierre)1796 - 1895
A noted judge and a Captain with Elias Langham's Company in the War of 1812
Cousin George Drouillard (Nephew of Simon, Son of Pierre)1775 - 1810
Famous explorer and mountain man. Head Scout and second in command of the Louis and Clark Expedition. Killed by the Blackfeet Indians while trapping furs.
* GGGG Father Jean Baptist Drouillard 1773 - 1819 Scout & Early Settler of Detroit
Uncle Pierre Drouillard (Brother to Simon)1746 - 1803
Spy for the Americans during the Revolution .Official interpreter for the British. A friend of Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton. Pierre rescued and saved Simon Kenton’s life from the Shawnee.
* GGGGG Father Simon Amable Drouillard 1734 - 1805 Indian Agent and Michigan Pioneer .
* GGGGGG Father Jean Baptiste Drouillard1707 - 1754
A Voyageur who traveled from Quebec to Detroit. Killed by British in the French and Indian War as a member of Beaujeu force that fought at Fort Duquesne in 1755 against the British led by GeorgeWashington.
* GGGGGGG Father Simon Drouillard dit Argentcourt1668 - 1735
Soldier Marines. Fought with Antoine Cadillac and killed by Iroquois defending the settlement in Detroit