ANDERSON Peter Family


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

  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
  1. 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.




Durant Roll

The Durant roll Field Notes give a different order for the wives. Edit

From the Elk Rapids Progress dated Thursday, January 26, 1928, page 1

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)


1880 Federal Census

Eden, Mason County, MI Page 23 17 June 1880 Edit

1900 Federal Census

Sherman Township, Mason Co., Michigan Indian Population Schedule Sheet 10B

1910 Federal Census

Brown Township, Manistee, Michigan Indian Population Sheet 16A

1920 Federal Census

Brown Township, Manistee, Michigan District 59 Sheet 7B

1870 Ottawa Chippewa Annuity Payments

The above may be another marriage? This was before he married Nancy Bemas in 1878.

Submitted by: Chuck Lott
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