1749 - Stanley Faye's list of Voyageurs in Arkansas in his Article in LHQ
.... On White River is one bourgeois FRANCOEUR with four engages
Many of the following are taken from ARKANSAS POST INVESTIGATIONS - Selective
Translations from Archives of the Indies, Seville, Spain, Cuban Papers,
Legajo 107, and when this is the source of information, it is
indicated by Ibid, followed by page number.
1768 - Census of Inhabitants of Ark. Post on 2 Dec 1768 by Alexander DeClouet.
Among listing is found....
...WIDOW FRANCOEUR with 3 sons, 6 daughters, 2 negro boys
... M. Moncharvoux, Interpreter (included as he later married one of the daughters)
... (Listed here as think ties In to PERTHUIS as will write about later)
LaJanvry - his wife; children - 4 boys, 1 girl; 3 negro men, 1 negro woman, 1
16 Jan 1770 (ibid, p 214) - FRANCOEUR to Demazellieres, Commandant at Ark. Post...
Statement that Tounoir, merchants owes him 954# for salted meat bought at
Point Coupee. The Chevalier Clouet can witness this, since he had the promissory
note since he wanted to do his possible
to get them paid. Demazellieres adds X for signature. Since the promissory
note Is in the hand of Clouet he has sent this paper to General Governor of
(Ibid, p 215-216) Demazellieres, probably to General...The beginning of this
letter is missing. States that JANOT FRANCOEUR will pay Monsieur Larrigne only
if ordered by jusitlce for the merchandises purchased in 1766. These people
the FRANCOEUR are good people and who are easily cheated.