1593-1649
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March 25, 1593, Condé-sur-Vire, Normandy, France.

March 16, 1649, Waubaushene, Ontario, Canada (killed by Indians).

Church of Saint Joseph at Sainte Marie Among the Hurons, near Midland, Ontario, Canada.

De Brébeuf became a Jesuit in 1617, and in 1625 founded a mission at Ihonatiria on Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, in Ontario, Canada. Despite fierce opposition from some Indians, he continued to preach, and made a number of Indian converts.

  1. Jesous Ahatonhia