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Aish-ke-baw-go-ne-quot or Peter Anderson Family

  • Aish-ke-baw-go-ne-quot or Peter Anderson
  • Born about 1843/1844 in Michigan
  • Father: Shaw saw teas Mother: Qua si mo quaw
  • Native Name: Aish-ke-baw-go-ne-quot
  • Member of the Grand River Band Ottawa Indians (see annuity roll 1870 and Durant Roll)
  • Served in the Civil War in the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters Co. K 26 September 1864 to 28 July 1865
  • Died: January 21 1928, Emmet County, Michigan per obituary (needs verification in county records)

  1. Married 1: Nancy Bemas on 20 Oct 1878 Eden, Mason County, Michigan -Liber 1 page 34 record no. 75 by John R. Robinson, minister. Witnesses were Jonas Hinnay & Peter Mash Kaw.
    • Children:
    • i. Nancy born about 1870 Michigan
    • ii. Eva born about 1874 Michigan
    • iii. Mary born April 1878 Mason County, Michigan
      1. Married John Hannessy of Grant Michigan on 23 January 1895 in Montague, Oceana Co., Michigan - their home was in White River Twp., Muskegon Co. Michigan in 1900 Census.
        • Children: Susie b. Sept. 1895 Michigan, Eddie b. Mar. 1897 Michigan and Thomas b. July 26 1899 at White River, Muskegon, Michigan
  2. Married 2: Married 2) Ellis Cobmasay, 1892 Mason Co. MI marriages, liber 3, page 58, #737 license 3 April 1892 Peter Anderson, 41, Indian , res; Fountain; bn. MI, farmer, son of Shaw saw teas and Qua-si-mo-quiaw married Ellis Cobmosay, 37, Indian, res; Fountain, MI, housekeeper, daughter of Sam Cobmosay and Ne-qu-ne-co-moquaw, second marriage for both, married by Martin H. Foster, Justice. Witnessed by Charles Hickey and Nettie Dyer.

  1. Married 3: Alice Wonquay


1890 Claim - Fountain, Mason County., lists Peter Anderson, laborer, his child Mary Anderson.

Notes

Durant Roll

The Durant roll Field Notes give a different order for the wives.
  • Durant Roll page 17
    • Anderson, Peter, 70, Grand River, res: Chief Lake, 13 $041, Aish-ke-baw-go-ne-quot
    • Alice, wife, 52 18-55/12-50, No. 402, Won-quay
  • Durant Field notes say Aish-ke-baw-go-we-quot or Peter Anderson, age 78, Chief Lake No. 13-55
    • 1st wife( )
    • 2nd wife ( )
    • 3rd wife Alice Anderson Won-Quay, 52, see 12-50 & 18-55
    • child by 2nd wife; Mary Hennessy, 29, 136 Wood Ave., Muskegon, husband white
      • Ed 9
      • Susie 12
      • Thomas 5

1880 Federal Census

Eden, Mason County, MI Page 23 17 June 1880
  • Peter Anderson, 37, farming, married, b. MI, parents b. MI
  • Nancy, 35, keeping house, married, b. MI, parents b. MI
  • Nancy, 10, daughter, single, b. MI, parents b. MI
  • Eva, 6, daughter, single, b. MI, parents b. MI
  • Mary, 2, daughter, single, b. MI parents b. MI

1900 Federal Census

Sherman Township, Mason Co., Michigan Indian Population Schedule Sheet 10B
  • Anderson, Peter Head Ind. M born March 1841 58 years Married 14 years Michigan Michigan Michigan Woods Laborer Indian Name R the Ka bah gah nah goth Ottowa Ottowa Ottowa 1/4 French Citizenship 1861 Fixed House
  • Anderson, Alice Wife Ind. F. born Jan. 1850 55 years Married 14 years Michigan Michigan Michigan Indian Name: Ah wah mah qua Ottowa Ottowa Ottowa 1/4 French


1910 Federal Census

Brown Township, Manistee, Michigan Indian Population Sheet 16A
  • Anderson, Peter Head M In. 75 M2 28 years Michigan Michigan Michigan Preacher Methodist Ottowa Ottowa Ottowa 1/2 Indian 1/2 White 0 3 No
  • Anderson, Alice Wife F In. 60 M2 28 years 6 children 1 living Michigan Michigan Michigan Basket Maker Ottowa Ottowa Ottowa 1/2 Indian 1/2 White 0 2 No

1920 Federal Census

Brown Township, Manistee, Michigan District 59 Sheet 7B
  • Anderson, Peter Head O F M Ind. 72 years Wd. Michigan Michigan Michigan Occupation: None

1870 Ottawa Chippewa Annuity Payments

  • Page 7
  • Grand River Band
  • No. 12
  • Name: Aish ke baw go ne quot
  • Adults: Male 1 Female 1
  • Children: 2
  • Total: 4
  • Payment: $61.20
  • Durant No: 13-55
    The above may be another marriage? This was before he married Nancy Bemas in 1878.

From the Elk Rapids Progress

Dated Thursday January 26 1928 page 1
DIES AT 102
Mr. Peter Anderson died at the home of his nephew, Ed Anderson, last Saturday night at the advanced age of one hundred two years. He was born Battle Point on the Grand Haven River.
He enlisted in the United States Army in 1865 but saw no service for his company got only to Grand Rapids on its south-bound journey. Rev. Mathews read the funeral service and Mr. John Dockery, undertaker, prepared the body and directed the funeral. (Death Date: January 21 1928)


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