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List of Mixed Blood of the Menominee Indian Nation, 1836

List of Mixed Blood of the Menominee Indian Nation, 1836

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A listing of the Metis of the Menominee Nation entitled to share in the $40,000.00 awarded to Mixed Bloods under Treaty. Charles A. Grignon was the interpreter for this treaty as well as a Metis beneficiary.
A listing of the Metis of the Menominee Nation entitled to share in the $40,000.00 awarded to Mixed Bloods under Treaty. Charles A. Grignon was the interpreter for this treaty as well as a Metis beneficiary.

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Published by: Lawrence J. Barkwell on Mar 17, 2011
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List of Mixed Bloods of the Menominee Indian Nation
In 1836, the Menominee Indians ceded all their lands between the Wolf and Fox rivers tothe United States Government. Payment was made every October, in 20 annualinstalments on the grounds in the township of Poygan. All their remaining lands wereceded in 1848 and they were offered a reservation in Minnesota, which they refused. In
1852, they moved up the Wolf River where in 1854, they were granted eight townships,the present Keshena Reservation.Charles A. Grignon was the U. S. Interpreter for this treaty. He and his family appear inthe listing of Mixed Blood beneficiaries.Robert Grignon had a specific article in the treaty regarding his saw-mill. He and hisfamily also appear in the listing of Mixed Blood beneficiaries.
It is stipulated that Robert Grignon, who has erected a saw-mill upon theLittle Wolf River, at his own expense, for the benefit and at the request of said Indians, shall have the right of a preemptor to the lands upon which suchimprovements are situated, not exceeding in quantity on both sides of saidriver one hundred and sixty acres.Published by the
Green Bay Advocate
– June 28, 1849Notice is hereby given, that, at a council held in Green Bay, the 20th inst., by ThomasWistar, Jr., the Commissioner of the United States for the distribution of the $40,000appropriated by the Congress for the benefit if the mixed blood of the Menonimee Nation- in conjunction with the Chiefs of said Nation, awards in favour of the following personswere agreed upon and declared, that is to say: Fifty dollars to every individual, man,woman, or child, enumerated in the roll prepared by the council: and a further award, tofifty individuals - designated below by an asterisk (*) affixed to their names - of theresidue of the aforesaid $40,000, in equal shares; after the first mentioned awards shallhave been set apart.The Commissioner will be prepared to make payment on the 9th
, at 8 o'clock A.M. He requests that all entitled to shares, who do not claim them in person, will appearby their attorneys, furnished with powers duly authenticated by a magistrate: otherwise,they will not be paid.He hereby notifies all persons having charge of Orphans, imbeciles or individualsincompetent to manage their own affairs, included in the list below, to promptly presenttheir claims, together with the age and sex of the party they may represent; theCommissioner will give them certificates, in evidence of their claim upon the Treasury,for the principal and interest - in the case of orphans - on their attaining their majority;and for interest, in the case of imbeciles, during their natural life; after which, the
2principal will be held for the benefit of the lawful heir or heirs of the decreased or paid tothem, according to their circumstances.
LAST OTHERSADAMS, Elvin Children onlyAH YAH EE WAH QUAH O -ALDRICK, Pierre Entered also as Peter HOLDIGARQUETTE, Michael -ASLIN, Amiable SonsBAH ZAH A KO KIEW -BAH ME KE ZHE GO KEW, Domatille -BAILEY, Jack -BEACH, Andrew J. Wife and children onlyBEANN, Augustin -BEAUMIER, Augustin Wife and child onlyBEAUPRE, Charles -BEAUPRE, Louis Wife and ChildrenBEAUPRE, Paul Baptiste -BEAUPRE, Simon And childBEAUPRE, Victorire -BENNETT, George Wife and children onlyBINGHAM, George -BOKENARD, Joseph wifeBOURDON, Catherine son Francis onlyBOURDON, Elizabeth -BOYD, James M. wife and children onlyBOYD, NAW KEE SHE daughter of James M. BoydBRENNINGER, Charles children onlyBRISEBOTE, Michael childBROS, Leon wife and sonBROWN, Abraham -BROWN, David -BROWN, Harry F. wife and child onlyBROWN, Peter -BRUNAIT, Louis -BRUNETTE, Gabriel wife and childrenBRUNETTE, Madelaine childrenCALDWELL, Archibald children, including Wm. CaldwellCARBONNO, Elizabeth -CARBONNO, Marion one boyCARBONO, Francis wife and children onlyCARBONOT, Pierre children onlyCARDISE, Jean Baptiste and sonCARR, Jane -CARRON, Charles -CARRON, Elizabeth -CASWELL, Philip child onlyCHAPPUE, Stanislaus children onlyCHELLEFOUX, Pierre and childrenCHENO, Albert children onlyCHAVELIER, Bart. and childrenCLAIRMOND, Alexander wife and children onlyCLARKE, George a boy and a girlCORBIELLE, Angel -CORBIELLE, Louis wife only
COURCHENE, Emboise -COURCHENE, Michael child onlyCOURREVILLE, Antoine and childCOURVAL, Angelique and childrenCOURCILLE, Amable -CRAMER, Joshua children onlyCUVIER, Marcedon wife onlyDUCHUA/DAQUOIT, Solomon -DAGUA, William -DARGINAT, Jean Baptiste wife and childDASHUA Michael -DE MATEAU, Morbus wife and her child, including Mary PorlierDEQUINDRE, Archange -DEQUINDRE, Susan -DERICIERE, Charles G. -DEROCHER, Ellen -DES COTEAU, Antoine -DESJARDIN, Catherine and sonDICKINSON, Libbeus H. children onlyDODGE, Charlotte children onlyDOMITILLE, Louisa children onlyDOUSMAN, Catherine -DOUSMAN, Elizabeth -DOUSMAN, George -DOUSMAN, Jane -DOUSMAN, John wife and children onlyDOUSMAN, Rosalie -DUBAY, Angelique -DUBAY, Basil and daughterDUBAY, Jean Baptiste and childrenDUBAY, Lizette and childrenDUBAY, Louis -DUCHARME, Joseph wife and childrenDUCHARME, Louis of Prarie du ChienDUCHARME, Louis wife and childDUCHARME, Paul -DUCHARME, Toussaint -DUMONT, Jean Baptiste -DUROCHER, Amable and childrenFARNSWORTH, George -FARNSWORTH, Jane -FARNSWORTH, Joseph -FISETTE, Louis wife and children onlyFONTAINE, Louis wife and son onlyFORCIER, Vincent -FORTIER, Louis see KO ZE AHFOURNIER, Louis wife and childrenFRANKS, Thomas L. -GAILLETTO, Joseph wife and children onlyGARDEPIE, Alexander and FrancoisGARDEPIE, Francois with Alexander GardepieGARDEPIE, James wife and childrenGAUTHIER, Josette with Joseph GauthierGAUTIER, Antoine -GERADIN, Joseph wife onlyGERADIN, Moses wife only

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