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GARNIER, Julian, clergyman, born in Connerai, France, about 1643; died in Canada after 1722. He entered the Society of Jesus, and came to Canada, while still a scholastic, in October, 1662. He taught for some years, and, after finishing his studies, was ordained in April, 1666, being the first Jesuit ordained in Canada. He then prepared himself for missionary work among the Indians, and, after passing his examination successfully, was sent among the Oneidas in 1667. After a few months' stay he was ordered to pass on to the Onondagas to ascertain whether there was any prospect of rebuilding the Church of St. Mary's, which had been destroyed. He was received with enthusiasm by this tribe, and especially by their chief, Garaconthie (q. v.). They begged him to remain among them, and on his declaring that he could not do so except a Church should be built, they at once acceded to his demand. He met with great success in coil-vetting the Onondagas, and on the arrival of two other missionaries he set out to evangelize the Senecas. He did not meet with much success in his labors, and returned to Canada in 1683. In 1702 the Senecas petitioned for the return of the missionaries, and Father Gamier was one of those who returned, He remained some years among them, but, being at length exhausted by his labors, he went back to Canada. He was the last missionary who preached among the Senecas.
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