Dablon, Claude a French Jesuit missionary in Canada, New York, Michigan, and Wisconsin, was born in 1618. He began a mission at Onondaga in 1655, and in 1668 established another at Sault Ste. Marie and one among the Foxes. In 1670 he became superior of the Canada missions. He died in Quebec, September 20, 1697. He wrote the Relation de la Nouvelle France, 1671-79 (printed partly at the time and partly later; reprinted, N.Y. 1810).