John M. Yax (6 Sep 1891-24 Jan 1971) was
the son of John Marcus Yax (15 Aug 1865-16 Oct 1925)
and Carrie Mae Harris. John Marcus Yax was the son of
William Yax (18 May 1843-22 Apr 1926) and Mary Levere.
William was the son of Lambert Yax (2 Oct 1798-?) and
Nancy Ann Hathaway. Lambert Yax was the son of Pierre
Yax (7 Apr 1763-21 Nov 1826), first settler at Anchor Bay,
and Mary Joseph Freton. Pierre Yax was the son of Michael
Johannes Jacks (1709?-1793) and Catherine Herbinne, the
first German settlers at the Detroit River.