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 Louis Blanchette

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Louis Blanchette

  • Birth 1739 Canada
  • Death 1793 Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Buried with his Pawnee Indian wife in 1793, moved in 1831 to Old Borromeo Churchyard, transferred again in 1854 to the present location.
  • Memorial ID 21026

Fur trader Louis Blanchette founded the city of St. Charles, Missouri in 1769. The riverfront trading center, originally named Les Petites Cotes (The Little Hills), along the Missouri River just west of St. Louis grew into a thriving city that was eventually selected as Missouri's first State Capital.

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  • Added: 3 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21026
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Blanchette (1739–1793), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21026, citing Saint Charles Borromeo Cemetery, Saint Charles, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .