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Merrill J Mattes
Roy E Coy
Julia E Chipps
. ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux
Portraits and biographical article about the correspondence starting in 1818 between Joseph Robidoux (a Saint Louis businessman and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri of French descent) and Jean Laffite...
A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders
October 16, 1924
Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...
Antoine Robidoux, Kingpin in the Colorado River
July 1, 1930
Story about trapper and trader Antoine Robidoux, a leading mountain man. According to the article, his account of California influenced the first overland emigrants in 1841. He was one of six Robidoux...
Photos and biographical article about the Robidoux family of Missouri including Felix Robidoux (born in Saint Louis in 1820), "son of Joseph Robidoux, the fur-trading founder of St. Joseph, and the celebrated...
If Robidoux Had Stopped: The Founder of St. Joseph Hesitated at Kansas City
Illustration and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), the fur trader and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his fur trading family and visit to the site of Kansas...
J. C. Robidoux
Photo (of J. C. Robidoux) and article about various members of the Robidoux family, including J. C. Robidoux, son of Joseph Robidoux, born in Saint Louis in 1814 and known as "the cause of the Great Robidoux...
Joseph Robidoux. ..
Portrait, photos, and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), "the founder of St. Joseph, Mo." and oldest son of a prominent businessman living in Saint Louis "in a handsome home where...
Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...
Joseph Robidoux: Founder of St. Joseph
Illustrations and biographical article about Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1868), founder of the city of Saint Joseph, Missouri and an early fur trader in western Missouri from Saint Louis. Portrait and description...
Julius Robidoux was the son of Joseph Robidoux IV, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Julius kept a "Records" book giving the history of his father, notable events and records of early marriages in the...
More about Robidoux
Photo (of Joseph Robidoux, founder of Saint Joseph) and biographical article about the Robidoux family of Saint Louis and Saint Joseph, Missouri, including Joseph's brothers Antoine Robidoux (1894-1860),...
Mrs. Sophia A. Kathrens Dead: The End Came Yesterday to the Last of the Robidoux Family
Portrait and obituary article about Mrs. Sophia Kathrens, "79 years old, widow of the late Charles J. Kathrens," and "the last survivor of the old Robidoux family, being the daughter of Michel Robidoux,...
Peter Robidoux: A Real Kansas Pioneer
Photos and biographical article about Peter Robidoux, "a pioneer of western Kansas" born in French Canada in 1850 and arriving in Kansas City (visiting the town of Harlem, the "Old State Line Depot," and...
Information on Julius Robidoux, a son of Joseph Robidoux and keeper of early Saint Joseph historical records as a justice of the peace there in the mid-1800s.
Information on Louis Robidoux, a Santa Fe trader starting in 1821 moving to California in 1844 and becoming an early government official there. Brother of Antoine Robidoux and Joseph Robidoux born in Saint...
Information on Michel Robidoux, a fur trapper in New Mexico, Arizona, and Wyoming in the early and middle 19th century, born in Saint Louis in 1798 as the brother of Francois Robidoux (born in 1788), Louis...
Information on Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), a fur trader "called 'the knight of the Colorado river fur trade.'" Brother of Louis Robidoux (1796-1868) and Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868) becoming a Santa Fe...
Illustration and information on Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), a prominent western fur trader, founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1826, and brother of Antoine Robidoux and Louis Robidoux, et al. Son...
Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph
Article about the sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Saint Joseph, Missouri, with some history of the city, founded by fur trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), and illustrations and photos...
The James Tracy Collection of Photographs of St. Joseph Pioneers of Civil War Days
Reproductions of 32 photos taken before 1870 with biographical sketches of their subjects, mostly Civil War veterans and state government officials and some members of the Robidoux family.
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