Died: Aug 23, 1789
Burial: Knox Co., Indiana
I want to thank for information below on Nicholas Cardinal
Nicolas Cardinal was not a direct ancestor (his father Jacques & brother Jean Baptiste) were but this is what I have on Nicolas if it would be of any help in your endeavor.
Was #184 signee of the Oath of Vincennes. note: bp Montreal Aug 25, 1723 son of Jacques Cardinal Marie Jeanne Dugue.(Duquay) He m Marie Joseph Girard Jan 1 -or 4 1761 and at least 10 of their 11 ch were bp there bet 1764-1788 He d Aug 23, 1789 bu at Vincennes the next day
Draper Collection, Geo Rogers Clark papers Calendar Series Vol 4 pg 564: Peythien 11. Vincennes IN Letter to (Lyman) C Draper. Records of St. Francis Xaviers Cathedral show that Nicolas Cardinal was born at St. Ann's Detroit; d at abt 60 yrs in 1789; dau Genevieve bp Mar 28, 1788 ALS 1 p Marginal note by Draper stating Cardinal was at surrender of Vincennes to Clark Jun 10 1886 23341
Revolutionary Patriots, Vincennes Chapter pg 86 Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the Am Rev bu in Indiana 1938
Nicholas Cardinal was born 25 Aug 1723 Montreal Canada. He died 24 Aug 1789 and is buried in the St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Vincennes, Indiana. He married in 1761 to Marie Joseph Girard. Children: Marie Joseph Cardinal born 1776 married Vital Bunche; Celeste Cardinal born 1769 married Joseph Leveron; Francoise; Nicholas; Joseph; Medars; Genevieve married married Francoise Avelin. Source Page 86, Roster of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Indiana, 1938.
Picture headstone in Tugaw book
From a "History of the City of Vincennes, IN" Henry S Cauthorn
Chap XXIV Personal Mention: a list of the heads of families settled at Post Vincennes on or before the 1st of Aug 1783 to each of whom were donated 400 acres of land in the Old Donation Tract. Nicolas Cardinal listed
ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin
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