Jean-Baptiste Meunier dit Lagacé
Jean-Baptiste Meunier (Mignier or Minier) dit Lagassé (Lagacé) (1749–1828), my 5th great-grandfather, was born before 8 Apr 1749 in la-Pocatière, Quebec, Canada. He died 15 Sep 1828 in Laval, Quebec, Canada. He married Marie Judith Gravel Brindeliere (1757 – 1779) 30 Oct 1775 in Cap-St-Ignace, Québec. He was the son of Joseph Meunier Lagassé (Lagacé) (1706 – 1778) and Felicite Caouette (Cahouet) (1709 – 1783).
Jean was also a brother of two famous voyageurs: Andre and Charles Mignier dit Lagassé, both of whom used the Lagassé surname. Both of these brothers traveled with the famous explorer, map maker David Thompson.