People of Detroit
Genevieve JadotBorn: 1763
Second wife of George Christian Anthon. Member of the Navarre family.
Voted in Detroit's first election in 1768.
61st Mayor of the City of Detroit (1940-1948).
Lieutenant of Jeffrey Amherst. Controlled area surrounding Detroit. Superintendent of Indian Affairs in 1755
A soldier in Cadillac's garrison at Fort Ponchartrain.
Brother of Louis. Explorer. Some believe he was the first non-Native American to visit the Detroit area (1669).
Louis JolietBorn: 09-21-1645
Brother of Adrien. Explorer. With Father Marquette, discovered the mouth of the Mississippi River.
De Garmo JonesBorn: 11-11-1787
16th Mayor of the City of Detroit (1839); first stockholder of the bank of Michigan.
Richard H. Jones
One of thirty leading Detroit citizens deported by General Proctor for criticizing the General's actions during the War of 1812.
Charlotte Francoise Juchereau
Wife of Francois de la Forest