Genealogy and photos by Betty Bell McDonald, Monroe, Michigan
b. April 5, 1932 d. June 11, 2001.      Betty's obituary
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          Bruno TREMBLY page
Photos: Josiah, Emily and family about 1886?
Joseph A. Trombley         Josiah, Emily, Alfred, Mary Ada abt 1875?

son of Moses Trombley and Edith Druyor               (Edesse Drouillard 's baptism record - St. Antoines/St. Mary's 1828)
       brother of Emily Amelia Trombley

Born: March 17, 1855 in Summerfield, Monroe Co., Michigan
Ethnicity/Relig: French & Claimed to be Some Indian
Occupation: Farmed when younger
                 then worked in the Deerfield Lumber Yard,
                 delivering coal/lumber in later years
Number of children: 6
Personality/Interest: Easy Going/lived last 4 yrs. with granddaughter,
                                    Thelma [Trombley] Bell-McDonald
Died: Nov 1943 in Monroe, Monroe Co.,Michigan
Buried: Deerfield Twp. Cemetery, Deerfield, Michigan
Age at death: 88 est.
     Married Margaret "Maggie" Monett  32 May 1876 in Petersburg, Monroe Co, MI
         b. 1 FEB 1858 in Toledo, Ohio  d. 22 July 1942
             father: Alexander "Aleck" Monett
             mother: Julia Ann [Burdeneau] Veller

   Edith Druyor Trombley's stone in
 Village Cemetery, Petersburg, MI:
 ("Moses Trombley's stone is too damaged to read") Cemetery book mixed up their dates
Edith Trombley was born 2 Oct. 1827, (Edesse Drouillard from Denissen's book)
married 26 Jan 1847 Moses Trombley, St. Antoine, she died March 23, 1885 at age 59.
   "Betty's mom lived in this house for about 10 years
    and never knew her great-grandfather was buried there"


Old Petersburg Cemetery -- new  photos and bio info, by Patti Davidson Peters


       History of Monroe County, Michigan (1890)
       Talcott E. Wing, Editor
       "Son of Lewis and Victoria Trombley, was born in Clinton county, N.Y., in 1820. He
       came to this county in 1839, and in 1849 took 44 acres of land in section 5 of
       Summerfield township, which he still owns and occupies. He was married in 1847 to
       Edith Drewior, daughter of John and Catherine Drewior, of the town of LaSalle, this
       county. They have two children."

Edith Drewior's Ontario and Quebec connections with DROUILLARD surname
           Her French name:      Edesse DROUILLARD

            Liana Trombley's connection, Coleta Drouillard--to Pierre Drouillard
Francis Etienne Drouillard, B: May 02, 1797, St Antoine, River  (Edesse's uncle)
           Raisin, M: November 03, 1829, D: May 02, 1861
       + Juliana Jacob, B: April 03, 1808, St. Antione, River Raisin
John Baptist Drouillard, B: January 24, 1799, St Antoine, River Raisin,  (Edesse's father)
                                   M: November 04, 1823
                                   + Catherine Arcouet, B: November 17, 1800,
                                   Assumption Sandwich,
                                        Daughter Drouillard, B: September 02, 1824, River Raisin,
                                        D: September 08, 1824, River Raisin
                                        Son Drouillard, B: November 1825, Assumption
                                        Edesse Drouillard, B: October 02, 1827, St. Antoine
                                        George Drouillard, B: December 09, 1830, St. Antoine
                                        Emily Drouillard, B: December 15, 1831, St. Antoine,
                                           Monroe, M Laurence Antaya: November 27, 1849, D: June 25, 1872
                                        Augustin, B: 5 Oct 1833 St. Antoine
                                        John Baptist, B: 30 Jan 1836 St. Antoine
Edesse's Uncle Francis changes name to DRUYOR:
Monroe Library Catalog has:
 Stiles, Glee Druyor.
"The Drouillard to Druyor family history, with related historical facts. "
 Stiles, [Publ. in Iowa ] 1973.
Ellis Local History  MI 929.2 St      LIB USE ONLY
..."Francois Drouillard changes name to Francis Stephen Druyor, married on
Nov. 3, 1829 at St. Antoine, Raisin River to Julianna Jacob b. 1808
daughter of Stephen Jacob and Archange Dumay.  The bride and groom
resided near Sandusky." [ohio]
Children: Paul Carrie Druyor 1830-1872, La Prairie,OH
Mary Druyor 1833-1925Port Clinton OH- m. Nick McCall
Nicholas Druyor 1835- never married- Civil War
Elizabeth Sarah Druyor 1839- called Sarah- Port Clinton OH-m.Wm. Loop
Stephen Frank Druyor 1842-1924 Port Clinton OH- called Frank-m.Arrilla
Willis Allen
Victoria Druyor 1846-1927 Port Clinton OH- never married
Peter Druyor 1849-1911 Port Clinton OH -never married

Ancestry.com shows Land Record in OH:                         
Francis DRUYOR  Tiffin Doc 4804  Date 1832/06/01
      1st Principal W*NW 6N 16E Sec 31 Acres 72
OhioLink Catalog:
CALL #       CS71 .D792 1973.
                             AUTHOR       Stiles, Glee Druyor.
                             TITLE        The Drouillard to Druyor family history : with related
                             historical facts / Glee Druyor Stiles.
                             IMPRINT      [Cherokee, Iowa? : The Author?], 1973.
                             DESCRIPT'N   415 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
                             SUBJECT      Drouillard family.
                             SUBJECT      Druyor family.
                             OCLC #       43329685.
                             LOCAL PAC    Bowling Green.

Petersburg, Monroe Co MI - photos

Laurent Bruno Tremblay/Trombley

Trombley and Roe/Reau research:

More about Pierre TREMBLAY

Census entries for DRENILLARD and DRONILLARD in MI:

St. Clair County DROUILLARD families:

Minnesota and Wisconsin Drouillard Discussion Archives:

Nelson Drouillard's Obit and 1870 Census in Bayfield WI

Books about Sandwich, ONT and Essex County, Ontario, Canada

Paul Drouillard's website: - Memorial to Chris Drouillard,  Pierre Drouillard and history