Joseph Robidoux founded St. Joseph, Missouri (also called St. Joe, Missouri)


St. Joseph, Missouri, was founded by fur trader Joseph Robidoux, who lived from 1783-1868 gg. Place in northwest Missouri, where Joseph Robidoux established its trading post Blacksnake Hills, – a modern St. Joseph, Missouri, with a population of about 75 000 people.

During the years before the founding of one of the present day, the ten largest cities in Missouri Robidoux increased across the state St. Louis Louis, Missouri, where he had six brothers. From an early age, Joseph and his brothers learned the family business to trade fur father, who in the eighteenth century began to send Joseph up and down the Missouri River in adolescence, to hone their business.

Currently, the city of Chicago, Joseph Robidoux set up fur trading near the fort Derryborn, Illinois, but ironically his success has led to the death. According to legend, Joseph was so young businessman that older older men who practiced his craft, is not considered too kind to the young and the present set foot on their territory and ripped his established business. To correct the disorder, which caused Joseph locals Derryborn Fort persuaded local Indians threatened and worried about Joseph, while he was literally no end of town.

After retiring from Illinois, Joseph has established itself in modern Omaha, Nebraska, and moved with his second wife (after the death of his first wife in 1805 Eugenio) at a wedding in 1813 in Vaudreuil Angelica. Between the two marriages in Joseph had eight children (two from his first marriage and six on the other), and today the names of many children decorate some of the most commonly used streets in the city of St. Joseph, Missouri, which he eventually founded. Among the names of his children, who were immortalized streets named in their honor – Messana, Pharaoh Francis, Felix and Edmond. While these names may seem a bit outdated for most people in the twenty-first century, those who have spent a considerable amount of time around St. John Joseph, Missouri instantly recognize these names as one of the biggest streets in the town.

Joseph Robidoux sold his successful business on fur "Nebraska" trade in 1822 of "American fur" and decided to leave the territory after the motivation of the American Fur Company's annual fee of $ 1,000 to the implementation of the agreement on nekankurentsyi.

Spend time in St. Petersburg, Louis after the sale of his business the American Fur Company Robidoux was later hired by the American Fur Company, to open a retail outlet Blacksnake Hills in northwestern Missouri near Kansas City, and Joseph Robidoux laid the foundation for the town of Saint-Louis Joseph Missouri, which holds its namesake more than 150 years.