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Submitted by: June 2009


Generation One

1. Gerrit GRAVERAET.

He married Sarah HARSEN, (daughter of James HARSEN and unknown).

Sarah: "I have stated that Mr. Jacob Harsen was the first purchaser of Harsen's Island. He had a family of seven children, five sons and two daughters. His eldest daughter was the wife of Mr. Graveraet, who settled with him on the island. Immediately after the purchase of the island from the Indians, Mr. Graveraet died, leaving a family of four children, who, with their mother, made their home principally with their grandfather, until grown up and sufficiently old to take care of themselves. In the two families, thus united, there were several serious accidents causing death of some of its members and loss of limb to others. It appears that Mr. Harsen was brought up in the faith and discipline of the Lutheran Church, and he endeavored to train his children in accordance with the rules of that church. Although in a wilderness where wild game was abundant, he forbade the use of fire-arms on the Sabbath. But one Sabbath morning while all was quiet and the members of the family were all in the house, a large flock of ducks lit on the shore near the house. The sight of the ducks was so tempting to the eldest son that he seized his gun and attempted to fire at the ducks, but the powder flashed in the pan; he ran into the house to re-prime his gun. When entering, the butt of the gun struck the door, which caused an explosion, the whole charge entering Miss Graveraet's arm, then a girl of seven years. It was so frightfully mangled that she was immediately taken to Detroit to have it amputated. Miss Graveraet spent most of the days of her childhood in the family of Judge May, of Detroit, where she learned to sew, and became so expert with the needle that few could excel her at various kinds of needlework. She became my father's second wife in 1814, and was the mother of Capt. Albert Stewart, of Detroit, and Garret G. Stewart Esq., of Harsen's Island. The next serious accident that happened in the Harsen family was in 1800. At this time old Mr. Harsen was dead, and his son Barnard became head of the family. It appears that a keg of powder had been placed in the parlor chimney, and on Saturday evening several pounds had been weighed out to men that had been at work in the harvest field during the week, and some had been spilt on the hearth; by some means fire had been communicated to the powder, and the whole keg of twenty pounds exploded, blowing the house into fragments, and instantly killing Mr. Barnard Harsen and Mrs. Graveraet; a large pewter platter, which was lying on the head of the keg, was driven with such force as to almost cut Mrs. Graveraet in two; other members of the family were badly burned and wounded, but recovered. At the time of this explosion, there was stopping with Mr. Harsen a Moravian minister by the name of Denkey, who was a great smoker, and it was surmised that he had emptied his pipe on the chimney, which set fire to some paper and thus communicated with the powder. Denkey was not in the house at the time of the explosion, and the conjecture that he was the cause, may have been wrong. He wrote out a full statement of the accident and had it placed in my step-mother's Bible, and when a boy I read the account as he gave it, but the record is lost and I am writing from memory. At this explosion, a looking-glass of my step-mother's was blown nearly a mile, and was found in the south channel of River St. Clair; the frame and quicksilver were gone; it was put in a frame again and kept by my step-mother as a relic of the accident.

2. i. Henry Garret b. 1784.
3. ii. Jacob b. c. 1795.
iii. Mary GRAVERAET.

She married _ STEWART.


Generation Two

2. Henry Garret GRAVERAET Sr., Indian name Ad-jee-jaroh (Crane), b. 1784 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI (see note 1), d. 31 Dec 1860 in Marquette, MI, occupation interpreter.

"We found Mr. Henry Graveraet in town making preparations to go to Mackinac, having an appointment to the Indian Department there. He took us in charge, and agreed with uncle to land us at father's residence on Harsen's Island."

"The only error I detected, was in spelling Mr. Graveraet's name. Mr. G. assisted in procuring scholars for the mission school, and without his influence scarcely a scholar could be got. He was my step-mother's brother, and uncle to Garret G. Stewart, of Harsen's Island. After a trial of about two years, the mission was moved to the Island of Mackinac, where it was assisted by Mr. Graveraet's brother Henry. "

1850 Mack. Co., MI Fed. census.

Henry Garret Graveraet, aged 86, died in this village, on the 31st of Dec. last. He was born in Detroit, and served under General Hull as an Indian farmer. After the defection of General Hull, he was appointed by General Cass as one of his chief interpreters, and was afterwards sent to Mackinaw to quiet the Indians, who were becoming turbulent. Mr. Graveraet was an active participant in the operation under General Harrison, and was one of the few who, with Col Croghan, defended Fort Stevenson. He was wounded in the battle of Brownstown; was present and active in the battle of the Thames and River Raisin; and was also at Mackinaw when the American forces were defeated, he narrowly escaping with his life. (Marquette Journal, Jan. 22, repeated in the Detroit Free Press, 7 Feb 1861).

Married c. 1812, Charlotte LIVINGSTON, b. c. 1785/96 in CAN, (daughter of __ LIVINGSTON and A-mud-wa-ge-wum-a-quaid) d. 17 Jan 1861 in Marquette, MI.

Charlotte: 1/2 C (1836 list). Aka O-daub-e-tah-geezeh-go-quay/Ada-be-te-ge-shick-a-qua (Midday Woman). dau. of Little White Chief or of Maj. LIVINGSTONE.

Charlotte Graveraet, widow of H.G. Graveraet, in this village on the 17th inst., at the age of 76 years [Marquette Journal Jan. 22, 1861] reprinted in the Detroit Free Press 7 Feb 1861.

4. i. Henry Garret b. 1804/16.
5. ii. Sarah Ann b. c. 1814/8.
6. iii. Caroline Ann b. c. 1818/9.
iv. William Henry GRAVERAET, b. Sept 1818, baptized 25/6 Mar 1835 in Ste-Anne's, Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI.
v. Robert J. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1819/20, d. 4 Jun 1861.
Aka Nee-swhuh-swih-ni-bin/Nia-was-a-no-gin/Niahwasanogin (Eight Summers).

"Robert J. Graveraet, widely known as the representative of Lake Superior and its iron region, died at 40 years and eight months. He was an Indian Agent at Mackinaw but being of an adventurous disposition, turned his attention to exploring, and with a few others, discovered what is noe known as Bruce Mines in Canada on Georgian Bay. Disposing of his interest in that mine, he came to Marquette in 1846 - a complete wilderness, and might justly be called the 'Father of Marquette'. He has done much toward developing the iron resources of this county and inaugurating the manufacture of iron from our native ore. His desire to represent the county in a more public capacity, and on a wider field of usefulness than a local agent of an iron company, caused him to loose the agency of the Collins Iron Works, on his being elected Senator from the U.P., in the State Legislature, in the fall of '56, but his prominence as a politician, and his character as a man, were the means of his being appointed Receiver of the U.S. Land Office, by President Buchanan. He was also Superinteendent of the Marquette and Onotagon Railroad, and had the line surveyed under his personal supervision. We are informed it was at considerable pecuniary sacrifice to himself. After the survey was completed, Mr. Graveraet was not actively engaged in business, but continued to show up, at every opportunity, the vast resources of the country, besides taking a prominent part in all political movements. He was a firm and devoted Democrat and we are an ardent admirer of the illustrious statesman whose death, alas, we are now called to mourn and announce." (Detroit Free Press, Jun. 15, 1861.)

He married Lucretia ___.

Lucretia: Poss. Lucretia, dau. of A.N. BARNEY.

7. vi. Marie A./Louise b. c. 1822/3.
    vii. Alice A. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1824.
          Aka O-mud-way-gee-wu-no-quay (Grand Noise of Rapids Woman). ?Aka Magegeanquaid.

    viii. Wayne GRAVERAET, b. c. 1824.
8. ix. Albert b. c. 1826.
    x. Lucy Ann GRAVERAET, b. c. 1828/9.
       Aka Quakegeanoquaid.
       Married 14 Aug 1845 in Mackinac Co., MI, Peter C. KEVAN, b. c. 1821.

    xi. John H. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1830.
         Aka Ashquequenabe.
    xii. Keith A. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1831.
          Aka Zhing-gee-bay (Little Diver).
    xiii. Anthony Wayne GRAVERAET, b. c. 1832/3.
           Aka Kitch(i)chnagan.
    xiv. Mary Jane GRAVERAET, b. c. 1834.
           Aka Kanedenaquaid.
           She married George BINGHAM.
    xv. Madeleine O. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1836 in MI.
          She married Thomas W. COLLINS.
    xvi. Charlotte R. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1838 in MI.
    xvii. George E. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1839 in MI.
9. xviii. Juliette P. b. c. 1841.
    xix. Harriett GRAVERAET, b. c. 1843, d. 3 Nov 1874, occupation school teacher.

3. Jacob GRAVERAET, also known as GRADROOT, b. c. 1795.

One of the children is known by name Noah.

Jacob Graveraet, son of Gerrit Graveraet and Sarah Harsen was married to the daughter of Kishkawko. Their children: Kishkawko, Abraham and Noah all as per /"Residents of Bay County in 1847/" shown in Michigan Pioneer Collection XVIII (1891). Also in Michigan Pioneer Collections, Pioneer Sketches by Judge Albert Mills, "In 1833.... Louis Major and Jacob Graveraet, each with an Indian Woman for a wife and with half breed families were then residents of Saginaw".

He married Ke-zhe-go-quay, (daughter of Kishkawko and unknown).

Ke-zhe-: Gruett p. 52.

Mrs. Jacob Graveraet is paid annuities for 1847, 1848, 1859, 1861, 1864, 1865, 1866 & 1867. When her son Jacob picks up her Patent Receipt in 1871, she is listed as Mrs. Graveraet or Ke zhe go quay. Her land allotment is also listed with the name Mrs. Graveraet or Ke zhe go quay.

10. i. Jacob Kush-Kaw-Koo b. c. 1828.
11. ii. Abraham b. c. 1830.
      iii. Kay-taw-ge-gwaw-nay-aw-she, b. c. 1832.
           Poss. . (??#12-12, Noah Graverod 34 MI farmer, William 25 MI, John 18 at home all listed as white. Geneva, Tuscola Co.)
      iv. Kaw-me-zhick, b. c. 1834.
      v. Mary GRAVERAET, b. c. 1836.
          Married a white man - 2 boys.
      vi. John GRAVERAET, b. c. 1848.


Generation Three

4. Henry Garret GRAVERAET, Jr., b. 1804/16 in MI, d. 12 May 1864 in Spottsylvania, VA, occupation laborer, military Civil War.

Aka Geejac/Crane/Way-gee-muh-wee/Wageename (Grand Chief).

Married 11 Jan 1836 in St. Ignace, Mackinac Co., MI, Hortence Sophia BAILLY, b. Mar 1807/10 in MI, (daughter of Honore-Gratien-Joseph BAILLY-de-MESSEIN and Angelique McGULPIN) baptized 9 Aug 1821 in St. Ignace de Michilimackinac, MI, d. 7/8/9 Jan 1892 in Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI, buried in Holy Childhood of Jesus Cem., Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI, occupation teacher.

A very remarkable history came to the knowledge of the writer, January, 1916, concerning people who lived at this point, antedating any known to this date, and which adds much to its historic interest.

In the year 1800, a little girl was born on the shores of Grand River, near the present village of Muir, of French and Indian parentage. Her father was a noted trader by the name of Joseph Bailly, the name in French being-spelled Bailey. He was from an old Montreal family whose full name was "Bailey de Messin." After living for many years at this point, he removed to Mackinac island, and from there afterward removing to the present site of the city of Chicago, where there was a town named "Baillytown" after him, and he became immensely wealthy and died there. Her mother was an Indian princess of royal blood, she being the daughter of Ottawa chieftain. Her name was "Bead-way-way," but afterward she was christened "Angelique'' by a French priest, probably at Detroit as they often went there. She was a sister to Black Cloud, who was sub-chief the village when the whites came to the valley. Joseph Bailly and Angelique had six children-five sons and one daughter, Sophia, the subject of this sketch. Her brothers were Alexis, who became a merchant at St. Paul, on the Mississippi; Joseph, a printer; Mitchell. a sculptor; Philip, an engraver, and Francis, who was Sophia's youngest and favorite brother, is mentioned in earlier histories of lonia county. When her father, Joseph Bailly, took his five sons from there to be educated and learn their trades. jumped out of the canoe and swam ashore, saying that he "did not to be educated, but wished to be a medicine man.'' He stayed home lived with the Indians, and became renowned among them as their greatest medicine man, and was called by them Be-nos-a-way.

Sophia traveled up and down Grand river many times with her father often making the portages and going to Detroit. When she was about twelve years old, her father employed two Ottawa Indians to take her in a canoe to Mackinac island, where he himself had previously located- She arrived at the island on the day when, in consequence of the War of 1812, there was a battle between the American and British soldiers taking place and she heard the booming of cannon and the strains of martial music. Her father, fearing for the safety of his daughter, rehired the Indians at exorbitant price to take her to the home of her eldest brother, who was conducting a trading post on the Mississippi river at St. Paul. Following a route that Father Marquette had taken more than a hundred vears before, the little party passed along the northern shores of Lake Michigan and into
Green bav, up the Fox river, thence down the Wisconsin river into the Mississippi river and on to St. Paul. They had passed through a hostile country, among savage tribes where they dared not speak above a whisper, and to be discovered, meant certain death. But the trip was made in safety and after spending several years at St. Paul, the little girl became a young woman and returned by the same route to Mackinac island, where she was adopted and educated in French by Mme. La Fromboise. There she met Henrv G. Graveralt. son of a German-American Revolutionary hero, who was a resident of Mackinac island and afterward married him. She taught a French Catholic school for the Indians at St. Ignace for fifteen years. There she raised her family, one boy and two girls, Garrett, Alice and Roseine.

Just prior to the Civil War the family moved to Little Traverse, now Harbor Springs. Here her son, Garrett, organized the Indian company known as Company K, First Michigan Sharpshooters, became a lieutenant, and his father a sergeant in the same company. With Grant he crossed the Rapidan, and plunged into the terrible Battle of the Wilderness. The company remained in active service from that time until the end of the war. More than half were killed and all the rest wounded. Garrett and his
father were both killed in the campaign before Richmond. Mrs. Graveralt finally received a pension, and with the back pay allowed built a comfortable home, where she died in 1891 and where her daughter, Roseine, still lives.

From her brother. Francis (Be-noss-a-way). Mrs. Graveralt learned much of the Indian manners, customs, legends, and traditions, and was noted for her gift as a story-teller. She met and entertained General, afterward President, Zachary Taylor, while on the Mississippi. She was personally acquainted with James J. Strong, the Mormon leader, who visited her school and told her to never fear the Mormons as he would see that none of them ever did her any harm. She knew Schoolcraft, the historian; Beaumont, the famous surgeon, and many other noted people. By all she was welcomed as an exceedingly interesting and well-informed woman, and a great friend of the American Indian, whom she helped to civilize and educate. Her stories have been preserved and are given in a lecture (Michigan Indians, their manners, customs, legends and traditions) by the son of her daughter. Roseine, John C. Wright, of Harbor Springs, Michigan, who has also published two books, "Lays of the Lakes" and "Stories of the Crooked Tree," the last largely consisting of the legends of the Ottawa tribe. (Ref: HISTORY OF IONIA COUNTY, MICHIGAN, HER PEOPLE, INDUSTRIES AND INSTITUTIONS, by Rev. E.E. Branch, B.F. Bowen & Co., Indianapolis, IN, 1916, v.1, pp.454-6.)

12. i. Sophia Alice b. 1836.
      ii. Garret A. GRAVERAET, b. 10 Jan 1840/2 in MI, d. 1 Jul 1864 in Washington, D.C. (see note 2), military Civil War, buried in Washington, D.C.

A History of the Grand Traverse Region
By Morgan Lewis Leach published 1883 Page 143
"In the fight before Petersburg, on the 17th of June, 1864, Lieut. G. A. Graverat, a gallant young officer from Little Traverse, laid down his life for his country. He was the second lieutenant of Company K., First Michigan Sharpshooters. While fighting by the side of his father in the trenches, he saw his parent shot dead. Bearing the body to a safe spot, weeping bitterly, he dug a grave with an old tin pan in the sand, and buried it. Then drying his tears, the devoted son returned to the battle. His rifle told with terrible precision among the rebel officers, till he was disabled, wounded in the left arm. He was brought to Washington, where the arm was amputated at the shoulder, resulting in his death on the 10th of the following month. Lieut. Graverat was partly of Indian descent. He was but 24 years old, was highly educated, being master of several modern languages, besides being a fine portrait and landscape painter and an accomplished musician."

"Garrett A. Gravereat, Lt. of Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, aged 27 years, wounded in action at Petersburg, died from the effects in Washington. He was a Chippewa Indian of the Bear River band. " (Detroit Free Press, 20 Jul 1864).

13. iii. Marie Rosine b. 16 Feb 1842.
      iv. Joseph GRAVERAET, b. c. 1848 in MI.

5. Sarah Ann GRAVERAET, b. c. 1814/8.
    Aka Pe-nay-see-quay/Nenasequaid (Partridge Woman).

 Married 10 Jan 1835 in Mackinac Co., MI, Daniel/David W. KING.

i. Kate Graveraet KING.

She married Bertin RAMSAY.

Bertin: BERTIN RAMSAY, deceased, who was for many years engaged in business in Appleton, was born October 13, 1850, in Cheltenham, England, and was a member of one of the oldest and most honored families of Scotland, descended from Sir John Ramsay, Knight of Balmain and Fasque, County Kincardine, who was created by James III a lord of parliament in 1433, and sat under the title of Lord Bothwell. Adhering, however, to his unfortunate sovereign, against whom the nobles of Scotland rebelled, his lordship was outlawed, and his estates subjected to confiscation, in 1488, by the first parliament of James IV, while that monarch conferred the dignity of Earl of Bothwell upon Hepburn, Lord Hailes, whose descendant became the third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, and was the last of his family that enjoyed the peerage. In 1498, the disgraced lord received, however, a royal pardon, but under the simple designation of John Ramsay, and he obtained at the same time some lands in the counties of Forfar and Wigtoun, which favors were followed by a charter, in 1510, of the Barony of Balmain. The grandson of this personage, Sir Gilbert Ramsay, was followed by Sir Alexander Ramsay, at whose death the title passed to Sir Thomas Ramsay, from him to Sir Alexander Burnett Ramsay, and from the latter to Sir Alexander Ramsay, the father of Bertin Ramsay. Bertin Ramsay received his education in Cheltenham college, in England, and in 1877 came to Appleton with Mr. Henry Hewitt of Menasha and his cousins, Falkland and Duncan MacKinnon. Mr. Ramsay soon became interested in lumber, furnishing the means for the erection of a mill, and decided to remain in this country. In his first venture he was associated with Charles Jones, and later they erected a mill at Menominee, Michigan, where they continued in business until 1896, and in this year the Wisconsin Malt and Grain Company was founded and a large plant erected. Mr. Ramsay was associated with this concern until his death, which occurred June 23, 1907. He was one of the leading members of the Episcopal Church, and was one of the principal contributors when the handsome new church of All Saints was erected, and served for several years as a warden. He was a Blue Lodge Mason and a member of all of the leading Appleton clubs. He was remarkably fond of his home, and was a man whose death is a distinct loss to his adopted city. On June 29, 1881, Mr. Ramsay was united in marriage with Kate Graveraet King, the estimable daughter of Daniel Webster and Sarah Ann (Graveraet) King, who settled in Green Bay and was there engaged in a drug business. Henry Graveraet, the father of Mrs. King, was a. native of Holland and became an early settler among the Indians, learning nine different Indian languages and making numerous treaties with them, and the United States Government. He married Charlotte Isabella Livingston, who learned three Indian languages and was idolized by the Indians, who called her the Daughter of the Little White Chief. Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay had two children: Hallie Ellen, who married R. B. Watson, a New York mining engineer, has one daughter, Patricia.; and Ethel Katherine, living at home. Both are graduates of Grafton Hall, Fond du Lac, and of Dresden, Germany, where they spent several years studying music, specializing on the violin and piano.

History of Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Thomas Henry Ryan. Part 15

6. Caroline Ann GRAVERAET, also known as Caroline Alida, Indian name Gee-way-din-no-quay/Wageenahnanoquaid (North Wind Lady), b. c. 1818/9.

Married 14 Jun 1838 in Mackinac Co., MI, Sidney Locke ROOD, also known as Sydney, also known as ROON, (son of Standish ROOD and Mary M. LOVEJOY).

14. i. Lucy b. 27 May 1847

7. Marie A./Louise GRAVERAET, b. c. 1822/3, d. 1897.
    Aka Sa-gush-co-day-way-quay/Oshgoskittawaquaid (Rising River? Woman).

(1) Married 2 Jul 1842 in Mackinac Co., MI, William DISBROW, b. c. 1817, d. by Oct 1850.

i. Rowena DISBROW, b. c. 1843 in MI.
ii. Louisa E. DISBROW, b. c. 1847.1
iii. William DISBROW Jr., b. 1849,1 d. 8 Jul 1873.1

(2) Married 22 Jan 1855 in Mackinac Co., MI, Reubin CHAPMAN, b. c. 1824 in MN, (son of Bela J. CHAPMAN and Mary CHARRETTE) d. 31 Jul 1860, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI, occupation merchant.

Reubin: He may have 1m. to Margaret ANDRESS.

15. iv. Mary Jane b. 13 Sept 1855.
      v. William CHAPMAN.

Is this actually Wm. DISBROW, b. c. 1846 MI?

He married Rose TRUSCOT

      vi. Elizabeth Louise"Tina" CHAPMAN.
          Is this actually Elizabeth DISBROW, b. c.1849 MI.
          Married 6 Jan 1869, E.C. GASKILL, occupation Cpt

8. Albert GRAVERAET, b. c. 1826.

Aka Pakenaaga.

He married Lucie GAJAHEKOKWE.

Lucie: Unsure of surname spelling.

i. Albert GRAVERAET Jr., b. 4 Feb 1851, baptized 4 Jun 1851 in Ste-Anne's, Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI.

9. Juliette P. GRAVERAET, b. c. 1841 in MI.

She married Samuel KAUFFMAN.

i. Louis G. KAUFMAN.

10. Jacob Kush-Kaw-Koo GRAVERODD, also known as David, b. c. 1828.

Gruett, p. 92.

1870 Fed. Census: Kawkawlin, Bay Co., MI
Jacob Graverod 40 MI laborer
Ua-o-me-te-go-quay 35 MI
Jane 18 MI.

He married Elizabeth JAMES, Indian name Uome-te-go-quay, b. May 1835, (daughter of _ JAMES and unknown).

16. i. Jane b. 25 May 1841/55.
      ii. Joseph KUSH-KAW-KOO, b. c. 1864, d. 1866

11. Abraham GRAVERAET, b. c. 1830.

He married Sarah _, b. c. 1843.

Sarah: White.

i. Mary GRAVERAET, b. c. 1863.
ii. Sarah GRAVERAET, b. c. 1865.
iii. Jane GRAVERAET, b. c. 1867.


Generation Four

12. Sophia Alice GRAVERAET, b. 1836 in Grand River, MI.

Durant #9-13.

Married 5 Mar 1859 in Mackinac, Mackinac Co., MI, John Baptiste COUCHOISE, b. 20 Sept 1819 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, (son of John Baptist COUCHOIS and Catherine LYONS) d. 11 Oct 1873, buried in Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI, occupation carpenter.

1870 Fed. census 100-100, Duncan Twp., Cheboygan Co., MI.

John B. Couchois 50 MI carpenter-joiner
Alice S. " 32 MI
Alfred G. " 22 MI "
Edwin M. " 19 MI "
Frank O. " 17 MI "
Robert J. " 9 MI
Rosa S. " 7 MI
Ellen R. " 4 MI

i. Robert John COUCHOISE, b. c. 1860 in MI.
ii. Sophie Rosine COUCHOISE, b. 2 Oct 1863 in Mackinac, Mackinac Co., MI, baptized 14 Oct 1863 in Ste-Anne's, Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI.
    Aka Rosa S.
iii. Helen Elisabeth COUCHOISE, b. 23 Aug 1866 in Mackinac, Mackinac Co., MI, baptized 26 Aug 1866 in Ste-Anne's, Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI.
     Aka Ellen R.
iv. Garret COUCHOISE.
     Res: Chicago, IL, married & had children.

13. Marie Rosine GRAVERAET, b. 16 Feb 1842 in Mackinac, Mackinac Co., MI, baptized 1842 in Ste-Anne's, Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI, d. 7 Feb 1920, buried in Lakeview Cem., Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI.

Durant #46-13.

(1) Married 22/6 Jul 1866 in Emmet Co., MI, Robert F. WRIGHT, b. c. 1830.

i. Robert H. WRIGHT, b. 22 Feb 1868 in Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI, occupation editor.
   Aka (pen name) Pete Pareau.

He married Annie ___.

Annie: White.

ii. Lloyd WRIGHT.
iii. Beulah WRIGHT.
iv. Joseph WRIGHT.

(2) Married 1 Jul 1873 in Cheboygan, Cheboygan Co., MI, John Baptiste COUCHOISE, b. 20 Sept 1819 in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, (son of John Baptist COUCHOIS and Catherine LYONS) d. 11 Oct 1873, buried in Mackinac Is., Mackinac Co., MI, occupation carpenter.

1870 Fed. census 100-100, Duncan Twp., Cheboygan Co., MI.

John B. Couchois 50 MI carpenter-joiner
Alice S. " 32 MI
Alfred G. " 22 MI "
Edwin M. " 19 MI "
Frank O. " 17 MI "
Robert J. " 9 MI
Rosa S. " 7 MI
Ellen R. " 4 MI

v. John C. COUCHOIS, b. 14 Apr 1874 in Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI, d. 1939, buried in Lakeview Cem., Harbor Springs, Emmet Co., MI, occupation Author.
    Aka John C. WRIGHT (pen name - author of THE CROOKED TREE). Claimed to be related to Pontiac.

14. Lucy ROOD, b. 27 May 1847 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI.

(1) Married 24 Dec 1866 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, Nathaniel CROCKER, b. 10 Jun 1833 in Norwalk, CT, (son of George Lewis CROCKER and Sarah ORR) d. 17 Sep 1885 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN.

Nathaniel: Ref: Nathaniel Crocker, 1758-1855, his descendants and ancestors of the names of Allen, Blood, Bragg, Brewster, Bursley, Chase, Davis, Fairbanks, Gates, George, Gordon, Harding, Howland, Jennison, Kendall, Lewis, Lincoln, Lothrop, Morton, Parks, Prence, Rice, Rockwell, Rogers, Seavey, Smith, Snow, Taylor, Thacher, Thorndike, Winslow and others, together with genealogies of many of their connections; a contribution to Mayflower genealogy"
Copyright 1923 by Henry G. Crocker.

i. Louis Rood CROCKER.
ii. Sydney Locke CROCKER.
iii. Rowe Graveraet CROCKER.

(2) Married 17 Apr 1889 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, Sylvanus GAULT, d. 14 Dec 1914 in Alhambra, CA.

15. Mary Jane CHAPMAN, b. 13 Sept 1855, d. 23 Feb 1889, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI.

Married 23 Aug 1873, Claude CABLE, b. 24 Feb 1849 in Beaver Island, Cheboygan Co., MI, d. 11 Jan 1933, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI.

i. Tiny Rowena CABLE, b. 15 May 1874, d. 25 Jan 1897, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI.
ii. Harry CABLE, b. c. 1882.
    He married _ ROBINSON.
iii. Bessie CABLE, b. c. 1875/9, d. 1923, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI.
iv. Gail C. CABLE, b. 1888, d. 1949, buried in Prot. Cem., Mackinac Is., MI.

16. Jane GRAVERODD, b. 25 May 1841/55 in Bangor (near), Bay Co., MI, d. Sept 1933 in Bay Co., MI.

One of dau. m. to James ISAAC & one m. to Albert THOMPSON.

She married James NAU-QUA-CHIC-A-MING, b. c. 1843 in Sebewaing (near), MI, (son of Nau-Qua-Chick-A-Ming and She-Baw-Go-Zhe-Go-Quay) d. 21 Mar 1891 in Cheboyganing Creek, Buena Vista Twp., MI, occupation Chief.

James: Aka NOCKCHICKGIME. Half-brother of John SQUANDA. Could he be Naw-o-saw-mig who m. Meg-yaw-waw-ge-waw-no-quay. no children in 1868 - Ind. Fam., p.166.

Barb says aka General STEVENS.

i. Sarah/Ogima-bo-no-qua NAUQUACHICAMING, b. c. 1879 in MI.

Means "Coming of Dawn."

Note 1 Also listed as b. c. 1785 near Albany, NY.
Note 2 Injuries Of The Shaft Of The Humerus. 51 Graveret, G. A., Lieut., K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, age 24. June 17, 1864. Left. Died June 30, 1864.



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