My Descent from Richard Dulong
In my line of descent from Richard Dulong you will see that the Dulongs
married into a diverse lot including Acadian, Métis, and noble ancestors.
You can also observe a wide variety of occupations over the various generations.
- 1st Generation
- Richard Dulong and Marie-Cécile Bazinet.
- 2nd Generation
- René Dulong, voyageur, clerk, and farmer, born 8 February 1759
at Montréal, Jacques-Cartier County, Québec, buried 12 February 1808
at St-Jacques-de-l'Achigan, Montcalm County, Québec; married to Marie
Leblanc on 1 September 1789 at L'Assomption, L'Assomption County, Québec,
the daughter of Basile Leblanc and Marie Landry, Acadian refugees, born
about 1755 probably in exile in Massachusetts.
- 3rd Generation
- François-Richard Dulong, lumber worker and flour miller, born
7 March 1791 at Montréal, buried 4 February 1860 at St-Roch-de-l'Achigan,
L'Assomption County, Québec; married Marie Trullier dite Lacombe, Métis,
on 14 November 1820 at L'Assomption, daughter of Seraphin Truillier
dit Lacombe and Marie Charlotte Cadotte (half Ojibway), born 15 December
1800 in Upper Canada, probably near Sault Ste. Marie, buried on 6 May
1833 at L'Assomption, L'Assomption County, Québec. His flour mill was
at St-Roch-de-l'Achigan. He became involved in the milling business
through his mother's people. The Leblancs were millers in the
- 4th Generation
- François-Édouard "Edward" Dulong, day laborer and
lumberjack, born 8 February 1821 at L'Assomption, died 22 August 1899,
Osceola, Houghton County, Michigan; married Elise Mercier, 26 September
1843 at St-Roch-de-l'Achigan, daughter of Pierre Mercier and Marie Desanges
Langlois (a descendent of the Dejordy, Robineau, Leneuf, and Legardeur
noble families of Canada and France), born 22 August 1821 probably at
Repentigny, L'Assomption County, Québec, died 5 March 1907 at Osceola.
Edward DuLong, as he was known in the United States, immigrated first
to New York before the Civil War, returned to Québec during the war,
and afterwards moved to the copper mining region of Houghton County,
Michigan, around 1867.
- 5th Generation
- Emil "Meo" Eldage DuLong, teamster and surface work
in the Calumet & Hecla Consolidated Mining Company (C&H) smelters,
born 20 December 1871 probably near Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan,
died 30 March 1926 at Hubbell, Houghton County, Michigan; married Exilda
"Julia" Cecilia Bourbonnais, 20 September 1891, Houghton,
Houghton County, Michigan, daughter of Henry [Brunet dit] Bourbonnais
and Stephonie Monette, born 1 January 1871 probably near Houghton or
on the Sturgeon River, Houghton County, Michigan, died 18 July 1955
at Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan.
- 6th Generation
- Joseph "Cy" Leo DuLong, machine repairman at C&H
and Chrysler, born 1 April 1911 at Mason, Houghton County, Michigan,
died 29 January 1996 at Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan; married
Catherine Olive Stanton, 2 April 1932 at Hubbell, daughter of John F.
Stanton (a fine Irish-American railroad worker) and Rose Prince (of
mixed Acadian and French Canadian ancestry, a descendent of Catherine
Baillon), born 13 October 1911 at Houghton, died 9 April 1999 at Royal
- 7th Generation
- John Patrick DuLong, Ph.D., systems analyst; married Patricia Anne McGuinness,
References are lacking from this lineage, however, most of the dates
come from parish registers for the respective places now on microfilm
at the Family History Library. I hesitated to place this information on
a web page before I had time to update my data base and double check all
my references. However, several cousins have contacted me and wondered
how we might be related. If you can trace back to Richard Dulong, then
you can see how we are related. Again, I will eventually be posting much
more detailed and documented data when time permits.
This page, and all contents, are Copyright
© 1995 by John P. DuLong, Berkley, MI. Created 2 December 1995. Modified
31 October 1999.