Jacques Marquette
b. June 1, 1637 – d. May 18, 1675 • Jesuit • Missionary
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Marquette, Jacques
Marquette, Jacques(1637–75). Traveling with his fellow adventurer Louis Jolliet, the French explorer and missionary Father Jacques Marquette explored the upper Mississippi River and reported the first accurate data on its course. The story of the long and dangerous journey of Marquette and Jolliet is
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Marquette (Jacques) (1637–1675)—Born at Laon, France; died near Lake Michigan. A French Jesuit missionary and explorer in America. He accompanied Joliet in his voyage down the Wisconsin and Mississippi and up the Illinois in 1673. He died while attempting to establish a mission among the Illinois. He
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Marquette, Jacques
Marquette, Jacques (1637–1675)Jesuit missionary and explorer in North AmericaMarquette was born in Laon, France, and entered the Jesuit novitiate in France in 1654. He arrived in Canada in 1666 and served in missions to the Algonquin Indians at Sault St. Marie and to refugee Ottawa and Huron Indians