Jolliet, Louis

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Jolliet, Louis Gender: M
born on 21 September 1645 Jul.Cal. (1 Oct 1645 greg.) at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Québec, Quebec (CAN), 46n49, 71w14
Timezone LMT m71w14 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°32' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 17°06 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 07°47'


Canadian who was educated for Priesthood, took minor orders in 1663 but left the order in 1667. Went to France to study geography and returned to Canada in 1668. He became a fur trader and explored the area around the Great Lakes.

Jolliet died in 1700.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Social : Left group 1667 (Left the Priesthood)
  • Family : Change residence 1667 (Moved to France to study geography)
  • Family : Change residence 1668 (Returned to Canada)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1700 (Age 54-55)

Source Notes

Penfield Collection speculative. Old-file has the same date, 5:15 AM. Americana states, "born at or near Quebec, baptised September 21, 1645."


  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Trained for priesthood, left order)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales (Fur trader)
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Explored the Great Lakes area)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book