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Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 27 Dec 2011 5:31PM GMT
Classification: Census
Edited: 18 Sep 2012 8:48PM GMT
Surnames: Ajetano, Chechock, Chechok, David, Dodge, Elliott, Halfday, Herchmer, Herkimer, Jackson, Jacobs, John, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Kechego, Keezhegoo, King, LaForm, LaForme, Magee, McCollum, McDougall, Mike, Myke, Pahdequong, Peter, Sawyer, Secord, Smith, Sterling, Tahwah, Tobicoe, Tohwah, Wahbnhnesb, Wahson, Walton, Wasson, Watson, Wesley, Wilson, Wood, Young
Tuscarora Township, Brant County, Ontario, Canada and Oneida Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada

pages 126, 127, 128, 129

http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2...

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 22 Jan 2012 4:59AM GMT
Classification: Query
thanks for sharing

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 8 Apr 2012 5:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 8 Apr 2012 5:31PM GMT
Your welcome. Here is a list of the people in this census.

CENSUS FOR THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT; TAKEN NOVEMBER 1855

---Joseph Sawyer, Nancy Sawyer, Aaron King age 15

---Peter Jones 53, Elizabeth Jones, Chas. A. Jones, John F. Jones, Peter Edmund Jones, George Dunlop Jones, Clara Wesley

---Thomas Smith, John Smith, Polly Johnston, Elizabeth McCollum 10

---Lawrence Herkimer, Betsy Herkimer, David Herkimer 14

---James Chechok, Katy Chechok, George Henry Chechok 14, John Chechok, Louisa Chechok

---Old Peter, Rogetta Smith Jr.

---John McCollum, Betsy McCollum, Hester McCollum 11

---Moses Pahdequong, Susan Pahdequong, Clarrisa Pahdequong 6

---George King, Susan King, Sarah Ann King 13, Elizabeth King 10, Joesph King 5, Alfred Augustus King 6

---William Herkimer, Betsy Herkimer, Mary Jane Herkimer 5, Catherine Herkimer

---James Tahwah, Susan Tahwah, Joesph Tahwah, James Tahwah Jr. 13

---John Sawyer, Rachel Sawyer, Jonathon Sawyer 14, Joesph Sawyer 5, Meliaynth Sawyer 2

---Widow Mrs. Jackson

---Alex Jackson, Betsy Jackson, Peter Jackson

---James Kezhegoo, Mary Kezhegoo, Thomas Johnson

---Thomas Magee, Sarah Magee, Mary Magee 15, Jacob Magee 9

---John Jackson Sr., Katy Jackson, Caroline Jackson-Wesley, and a girl 4 months

---John Jackson Jr., Mary Jackson, William Jackson 4, Mary Jane Jackson 1

---Alfred A. Jones, Peter Sawyer Jones, Sarah Alice Jones, Mathias Holtby Jones

---Charles Wesley, Sarah Henry, Mary Finger, Francis Willson, Mariam Willson, John Rolon or Rolom

---Polly John, John Elliott, William Elliott 15, Eliza Elliott 6

---William John, Sarah John, Elizabeth John 4

---Joshua John, Christeen Jones, Zachariah John

---Mary Young, John Young 15, Rachel Young 8

---John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Jacob Sterling 13, William Sterling 10, John Sterling 5, Benson Sterling 1

---Mary Young, Maria Young 9, Margaret Jane Young 7, Hannah Elizabeth Young 3, Catherine Eliza Young 8 months

---Joseph Dodge, Joseph Wonpegeosh (very hard to interpret from original, Widow Ajetano ?

---Charles Herkimer, Christeen Herkimer, Mary Catherine Herkimer 3, Sarah Ann Herkimer 1

---George Herkimer, Charlotte Herkimer, Mary Herkimer 4, Elijah Herkimer 1

---Edwy Herkimer, Louisa Herkimer, a girl Herkimer 5 months

---John Tobicoe, Betsy Tobicoe, William Tobicoe, Betsy Tobicoe, Catherine Tobicoe 5, Heron Tobicoe 2

---James Tobicoe, Sarah Tobicoe, John Tobicoe 4, Jesse Tobicoe 2, James Henry Tobicoe 2 months

---Hiram Tobicoe, Mary Ann Tobicoe

---John David, Nancy David, James David 1

---Squire Master

---Henry Jackson, Elizabeth Jackson, Pricilla Jackson 3, Girl Jackson 1

---John Halfday, Mary Halfday 14, Adam Halfday 12

---Joesph Sawyer Jr., Sophia Sawyer, Elizabeth Sawyer 3, Boy Sawyer born 1855

---Widow Wahbnhnesb ?, Samuel Wahbnhnesb 11, Margaret Wahbnhnesb, Moses Wahbnhnesb 4

---Phebe Wilson, Margret Wilson, Julia Ann Wilson, Boy Wilson 4, Boy Wilson 1

---Nancy Laforme, Sophia Laforme 16, Sarah Ann Laforme 14, Maria Laforme 12, Joesph Laforme 6

---James Laforme, Agnes Laforme, James Laforme 3, Chester Laforme 3 months, Benjamin Peter

---Betsy Laforme, John Laform, Elizabeth Laforme 15, Angelic Laforme 13, David Laforme 9, Alex Laforme 6

---Sally McLean, James Alexander Wood 15, Betsy Wood, Sarah Meldrum Wood 13, David Wood 10, Elizabeth Wood 8, Thomas Meldrum Wood 4, Rebecca Ann Wood 2

---John Secord, Anna Secord, Albert Secord 15, Thomas Secord 10, Nancy Secord 19

---James Johnson, Lucy Johnson, Sir William Johnson 5, Jacob Johnson, Nancy Johnson

---Betsy Keezhegoo, Mary Keezhegoo, Benjamin Keezhegoo 13, Girl Keezhegoo 3, Neegejech Keezhegoo

---Richard Finger, James Finger 3

---Francis Tahwah, Charlotte Tahwah, Joesph Tahwah 1

---Elijah Wahson, Sophia Wahson

---Adam Secord, Caty Secord

---Jacob Walton 14, James Walton 12

---Jacob Jackson, Jackson (his wife), Girl Jackson 12

---Nicholas McDougall, Caty Mike, Jane Mike, Caty Mike 12, Frederick Tahwah, Sarah Tahwah, Samson Tahwah

---Peter Jacobs 9 in his family,

Exhibit "E" referred to in the evidence of John Laform given 8th Feb. 1888 A. Dingman A Commissioner under Indian Act


Source; Library and Archives Canada, Indian Affairs. RG10 Volume 2238, File 45,742 pages 126-129, File title, NEW CREDIT AGENCY - CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING AN INVESTIGATION OF PERSONS LIVING ILLEGALLY WITH THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE NEW CREDIT & DRAWING INTEREST MONEY.

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 15 Oct 2012 9:20PM GMT
Classification: Census
Edited: 3 Mar 2013 4:20PM GMT
Surnames: Secord, Maracle, Tomego, Johnson, Jacobs, Sterling, Jones, Young, Dodge, Wonpegeosh, Ajetance, Brant, Tobicoe, Wabanebe, Jackson, Halfday, Sawyer, BlueJay, Keezhegoo, McCollum, Cameron, Pahdequong, Otawa, McKey, Magee, Holtby, Henry, John, Johns, Elliott, Field, Jones, Smith, Johnston, Ahchechôk, Chechock, Chechok, Groat, Mike, McDougall, Walton, Tumblin, Tracey, Watson, Wasson, Wahson, Wood, Walker, Peter, Peters, Oteneway, Otenewa, Davis, Hill, Laforme, Laform, BlueJay, Halfday, Wilson, Wabanebe, David, Finger, Tahwah
I added some info for the people listed in this census

Joseph “Nawuhjegeezhegwabe” “Newichikishequeby” Sawyer (EAGLE CLAN), son of Wobenosay or Wahbanosay and Pakakis (or Pakeskis) his wife was born in the Genesee Country, in the year 1786 and Baptised in the year 1809 By Revd. Joseph Sawyer.

Nancy “Ahzhuhwuhdenooqua” “Arshiwodoroqua” Sawyer nee Sunegoo or Sonigo, daughter of Ninaweyashy and Wobiton his wife, was born in Flamborough West in the year 1795 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.,

Aaron King age 15, son of George King and Betsy his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 28th of April 1839 and baptised on the 9th June 1839, By William Case. Aaron King died on the 29 Nov. 1877 and was buried by Chief David Sawyer Dec. 1st 1877. He loved God and tried to serve him. William Cross, Missionary.

Peter “Kahkewaquonabe” “Kahkewaquonaby” Jones 53 (Eagle Clan), Son of Augustus Jones and Tubinaniqua was born at Burlington Heights in the Township of Flamborough West the 1st of January 1802 and Baptised at the Grand River in the year 1820 By Revd. Ralph Leeming.
Elizabeth “Keche-Uhgahmeequa” Jones nee Field June 1 1804

Charles “Wahweyakuhinegoo” Augustus Jones, son of Peter Jones and Elizabeth his wife, was born at the River Credit Mission on the 25th April 1839 and baptised at the same place on the 9th June 1839. By William Case.
(married Hannah Eleda Ellis at Brant, Ontario, Canada)

John Frederick Peter Jones, son of Peter Jones and Elizabeth his wife, was born at the Credit Village on the 29th March 1841 and baptised at the Credit Mission on the 25th April 1841. By me Anson Green. (married a Mary Ann Elizabeth Fuller at Brant, Ontario, Canada and a Mary Ann Smith at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America)

Dr. Peter “Kahkewaquonaby” Edmund Jones

George “Wuhyahsashkung” Dunlop Jones (married Minnie Mary Grace Evans)

Clara Wesley (married Peter Sault or Salt)

Thomas Smith “Kabayahsega”

John Smith “Odenuhgwos”

Polly Johnston

Elizabeth McCollum 10

Lawrence "Negahnub" Herkimer, Son of Lawrence Herkimer and Magiyakamegoqua his wife, was born at the Rice Lake in the year 1787 and baptised in the year 1826. By Thomas Madden. Lawrence Herkimer died 20th and was buried 22nd of March 1877, By Revd. ? Colling, aged 88, was a good man, one of the first converts, died well. E. Tennant.(Wife Mary Muskrat)

Betsy Herkimer

David "Kankeegagnon" Herkimer 14

James "Manoonooding" Chechock, James Ahchechôk Chechock, son of Ahchechôk, was born 1808 and baptised at the River Credit Feb. 17th 1828. By William Case. Elder. (Wife was Caty Cameron)

Katy(Caty) Chechock (Widow of Chief John Wekishigomy Cameron)
Catharine "Wechikiwekapawiqua" Cameron , Daughter of Tubinaniqua or (Tuhbenahneequay aka Sarah Henry), was born in the Township of Saltfleet in the year 1807 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Henry Ryan. (Eagle Clan)(Father was Mesquacosy a Mississauga Warrior?)

George Henry Chechock 14, Died 1873,son of James Chechock and Caty his wife, was born at the Credit Dec. 23rd 1839 and baptised at the same place on the 1st March 1840. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

John Chechock, Son of James and Caty Chechock, was born at the Credit Feb 17th 1833 and baptised on the 17th March 1833. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY. (Married Louisa Wesley and Sarah Ann Cameron-King)

Peter Olds “Ashiwoniquodweby” “Ashewoniquodweby” aka Old Peter (EAGLE CLAN), Son of Osharwinipinesy and Ogigo his wife, was born at the Grand River in the year 1776 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Peter Olds, a very aged man, supposed to be about 100 years of age, though only 93 by the register, died on the 21st of June 1869 and was buried on the 23rd of said month. By me Thomas Woolsey, Missionary.

Rogetta Smith Jr. (Rosetta?)

John “Chiwonoke” McCollum, Son of Wobiskiwe and Ominicance or Hannah, was born in the States in the year 1803 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry (Eagle Clan) (DIED DEC. 29th 1868)

Betsy “Kiwasoy” or “Kewase” McCollum nee Finger, Daughter of George “Ayarbinanu” “Aryapinaiue” Finger and Mabinoqua, was born at the Head of Lake Ontario in the year 1808 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Elizabeth “Betsy” McCollum nee Finger, widow of the late John McCollum, died 7th Nov. 1874 and buried on the 9th. By me E. Tennant.

Hester McCollum 11 - Hester Ann Salt nee McCollum, wife of William Salt and daughter of Widow McCollum (BETSY FINGER AND JOHN McCollum), died on the 24th Dec. 1872 and buried on the 27th, aged 27. Died in peace. E Tennant. (BORN 1844)

Moses Pahdequong, of Oneida, died on the 1st of May 1870 aged 67 years, was buried on 3rd of same month. By me Thomas Woolsey.

Susan Pahdequong,

Clarrisa Pahdequong 6

George “Mookejewunooka” King died the 6th of March 1874 and was buried on the 8th. He was Chief, Local Preacher, Class Leader and Interpreter. He was a good upright man, much respected. Died very happy, clapped his hands and exclaimed, “Come Lord Jesus, come quickly.” His loss will be deeply felt. Buried in front of Church. By me E. Tennant.

Indian Village August 16th 1845 George King and Susannah Cameron
Married by me Samuel Belton on the 16 of August in the year of our Lord 1845 George King of the Township of Toronto, Home District and Susannah Cameron of the same place
Witnesses James Young, James McLean
Susan King nee Cameron

Sarah Ann Cameron-King 13 (Married John Chechock)

Elizabeth King 10 (Married William “Minowagiwon” Herkimer)

Joseph EDWARD King 5 (Married Elizabeth White)

Alfred Augustus King 6 (Married Nancy Cloud and Elizabeth Taylor)

William Herkimer “Minowagiwon” “Oominewahjeween” (BEAR CLAN), Son of ………… Herkimer and Magiyakamegoqua was born at Rice Lake in the year 1801 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.
Revd. William Herkimer died the 3rd Oct. 1875 and was buried on the 5th. Revd. William Willoughby preached and Revds. William Morton, William Hawke and E. Tennant took part in services. He was a good man, and desired to see the work prosper. He was sick about 3 weeks, expressed unshaken confidence in God. Died on a beautiful Sabbath morning. We miss him very much, but our loss is his gain. He died in the 75th year of his age. E. Tennant.

Betsy “ELIZABETH” “Wechikishigoqua” Herkimer nee John (OTTER CLAN) Daughter of White John and Mary his wife, was born at the 12 Mile Creek in the year 1809 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

Mary Jane Herkimer 5

Catherine Herkimer

James “Otawasing” Otawa aka James “Tawahsing” Tahwah (EAGLE CLAN), Son of Kepovnisanie, was born at the Head of Lake Ontario in the year 1801 and baptised the 25th Dec. 1825 By Revd. Alvin Torry. James Tahwah, died 10th July 1873 and buried on the 12th. Aged 72. Had been a member over 40 years, was a good man and died happy in God. Disease consumption. E. Tennant.

Susan “Wesagiwon” Tahwah nee JACKSON (BUFFALO CLAN), Daughter of Wechikeshicuck was born at the Grand River, in the year 1802 and baptised the 25th Dec. 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Susan Tahwah, widow of the late James Tahwah Sr., died 19th Feb. 1876 buried the 20th, aged 80 years, over 40 years a member, only a few hours sick. E. Tennant.

Joseph Tahwah aka Joseph Stinson Otahwah son of James Otahwah and Susan his wife, born at the Credit Indian Village on the 24 day of April 1838 and baptised at the same place on the 18th day of Aug. 1838. By me Egerton Ryerson.

James Tahwah Jr. 13 (Eagle Clan), son of James Tahwah (Otawasing) and Susan (Wesagiwon) his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 19th Feb. 1842 and baptised on the 22nd may 1842 at the same place. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.(Married Christina Johnson, she then married John LaForme)

John “Wechiquekasike” Sawyer, Son of Joseph and Jane Sawyer, was born at the Head of Lake Ontario in the year 1816 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

Rachel Sawyer

Jonathon Sawyer 14, son of John Sawyer and Rachel his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 25th Dec. 1841 and baptised on the 22nd May 1842 at the same place. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

Joseph Sawyer 5 aka David Joseph Sawyer

Meliaynth Sawyer 2

Widow Mrs. Jackson

Alexander Jackson, Son of Jacob and Margaret Jackson, was born in Upper Canada and baptised in the year 1827. By William Case. Elder. Alexander Jackson, a good man died Dec. 20th 1878 was interred Sunday 22nd Dec. 1878. William Cross.

Betsy Jackson, wife of Alex. Jackson, died in New Credit Oct. 28th 1878 was buried by the Missionary (Oct. 29 1878). William Cross.

Peter Jackson

James Kezhegoo son of Wab Keshegoo was born at Mud Lake aged about 27 years and baptised at the 16 Mile Creek on the 30th of July 1826. By Thomas Madden. Elder.

Mary Keshegoo nee Ajetance, Daughter of James and Mary Ajetance, was born at the River Credit aged 18 years and baptised at the 16 Mile Creek on the 30th of July 1826. By Thomas Madden.

Thomas Johnson

Thomas Magee aka Thomas McKey, a native from Lake Simcoe was born in the year 1799 and baptised at the River Credit in the winter of 1826. By William Case. Elder. (Wife was Caty Jackson, Catharine McKey wife of Thomas McKey, was born in the year 1802 and baptised 1st of June 1826. By Thomas Madden. Elder.)

Sarah Magee

Mary Magee 15 daughter of Thomas Magee and Caty Jackson his wife, was born at the Credit Mission in April 4th 1839 and baptised at the same Mission on the 23rd June 1839. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

Jacob Magee 9 son of Thomas Magee and Caty Jackson, died on the 1st of Dec. 1870 and was buried on the 3rd of the said month, by me, Thomas Woolsey.

John Jackson Sr.

Katy Jackson

Caroline Jackson-Wesley

a girl 4 months

John Jackson Jr.

Mary Jackson

William Jackson 4, son of John and Mary Jackson was born in the Township of Tuscarora Nov. 3 1852, baptised Nov. 14th 1852. By the Revd. David Wright, Wesleyan Missionary.

Mary Jane Jackson 1

(CHILDREN OF John “Tyantenegen” “Thayendanega” Jones and Mary “Pamekezhegooqua” HOLTBY) (Mary married Joseph Benjamin Ellison after John died)

Alfred “Misquahke” Augustus Jones son of John Jones and Mary his wife, was born at Port Credit U.C. October 11th 1836 and baptised at the Indian Village River Credit on the 24th January 1837. By W.M. Harvard, Missionary. (married Elizabeth Ann Wood)

Peter “Panasewy” Sawyer Jones son of John Jones and Mary his wife, was born at Port Credit on the 4th Nov. 1838 and baptised at the same place on the 11th January 1839 By me Peter Jones, Missionary. (Married Mary Walemenquin??)

Sarah “Kahbagezhegooqua” Alice Jones, daughter of John and Mary Jones his wife, was born at Port Credit on the 17th October 1843 and baptised on the 26th Nov. 1843. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

Mathias Holtby Jones aka John Matthias Holtby Jones

Charles Wesley

Sarah “Tubinaniqua” or "Tuhbenahneequay" Henry (EAGLE CLAN) Daughter of Wobenosay or Wahbanosay and Naishenum his wife, was born in Hamilton in the year 1780 and baptised the year 1824. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Sarah Henry, mother of the late Revd. Peter Jones, died 10th May 1874 was buried on the 12th May 1874. Had been a member of the Church 49 years. Died well. E. Tennant.

Mary Finger

Francis Willson

Mariam Willson

John Rolow

Polly “MARY” John/JOHNS (MOTHER OF JOHN ELLIOTT)

John Benjamin “Neshikiyasike” Elliott aka Benjamin Johns, Son of White John and Mary his wife, was born at the beach in the year 1818 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. John Elliott 2nd Chief, died 19th Feb. 1876 buried 21st, aged 59, consumption. Repents during sickness, hope in his death. E. Tennant.

(CHILDREN OF JOHN ELLIOTT)

William Elliott 15 aka William Case Na-Tau-Wau-Sung Elliott

Eliza Elliott 6

William “Keniwa” “Kiniwa” John aka William Johns (Otter Clan), Son of White John and Mary his wife, was born at the Grand River in the year 1804 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

Sarah John

Elizabeth John 4

Joshua John aka Joshua Johns, Son of William (Kiniwa) and Betsy Johns (Kaotoby), born at the Credit January 1833 and baptised on the 17th March 1833. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

Christeen Jones

Zachariah John aka Zachariah Johns, son of William Johns (Kiniwa) and Betsy (Kaotoby) his wife, was born at the Credit Village on the 1st June 1837 and baptised at the Credit Village on the 1st October 1837. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

Mary Young

John Young 15

Rachel Young 8

John Sterling

Julia Sterling nee Brant(daughter of Jacob Jr. Brant and Mary "Polly" Jones)

Jacob Sterling 13

William Henry Sterling 10 (married Angeline Beatrice Cornelius and Mary Loft)

John Sterling 5, (age 22) son of John and Julia Sterling, died 27th July 1875 and buried the 28th. Killed by Reaper only lived 3 hours after accident. E. Tennant.

George Benson Sterling 1

Mary Young

Maria Young 9

Margaret Jane Young 7

Hannah Elizabeth Young 3

Catherine Eliza Young 8 months

Joseph Dodge

Joseph Wonpegeosh ?

Widow Ajetance

Charles “Mah-Kvonce” Herkimer son of Jacob "Kiweyob" Herkimer and Catharine Mokigiwonoqua Peters his wife, was born at the River Credit and baptised on the 16th May 1831. By David Youmans, Elder.

Christeen Herkimer nee Brant (daughter of Jacob Jr. Brant and Mary "Polly" Jones)

Mary Catherine Herkimer 3 (Married Alonzo Crawford McDougall)

Sarah Ann Herkimer 1 (Married W. A. Smith)

George Herkimer, Brother George Herkimer died after a short illness of four days. On Thursday a.m. August 19th 1880 and was buried Aug. 20th p.m. He was a good man and served God above many. He was an assistant Leader, steward and leader of the singing in the Church. The Church deeply mourns their loss. He was devoted to God and his church while living. He died praising God and singing the Jubilee of Heaven. William Cross. (Son of Jacob "Kiweyob" Herkimer)

Charlotte Herkimer

Mary Herkimer 4

Elijah Herkimer 1, son of George and Charlotte Herkimer was born Tuscarora, Sept. 15th 1853 baptised October 25th 1853. By David Wright, Missionary.

Edwy Herkimer aka Edwy Spencer adopted son of Lawrence Herkimer, Edwy’s proper surname is Spencer. (DEATH OF EDWY SPENCER 16 Apr 1896, He and his son Abram had spent the winter at the head of the Grand River Hunting and Trapping. They were on their way home in their canoe coming down the river with the flood. The son says they stopped at Elora overnight, and he heard his father ask a man if it would be safe to go down the river, and he was told Yes if you are a good canoeman.They left Elora about sunrise and had proceeded about a half mile when they came to a rocky gorge with perpendicular banks. Their canoe filled with water, they got out and hung onto it. The father about middle the son at the end. It was a wooden dugout canoe. They drifted some distance when the boat struck a rock, and they were both separated from it. Abram says his father went over the canoe and he thinks he must have struck a rock and been stunned, for he was a good swimmer. Abram drifted down until he came to an eddy and then got ashore. The canoe and all of its contents, except Abram, are so far lost.)

Louisa Herkimer nee Finger, daughter of Samuel Finger and Sarah his wife, born in the year 1836 at the Credit Village and baptised at the same place on the 13th day of May 1838. By Joseph Stinson, Missionary.

A girl Herkimer 5 months

John Tobicoe was born at the River Credit in the year 1777 and baptised 1st June 1826. By Thomas Madden. Elder.

Betsy Tobicoe nee Herkimer, wife of John Tobicoo, a native of U.C. was born in the year 1787 and baptised at Yonge Street on the 1st June 1826. By Thomas Madden. Elder. Betsy Tobicoe, WIDOW, died on Sunday Oct. 5th 1879 and was buried Oct. 6th 1879. By me William Cross. (daughter of Lawrence Herkimer? and Magiyahamegoqua)

William Tobicoe (SON OF JOHN AND BETSY)

Betsy Tobicoe (WIFE OF WILLIAM)

Catherine Tobicoe 5 (CHILD OF WILLIAM and BETSY)

Heron Tobicoe 2 (CHILD OF WILLIAM and BETSY)

James Tobicoe, son of John and Betsy Tobicoo, was born at York in the year 1816 and baptised at Yonge Street on the 1st of June 1826. By Thomas Madden. Elder.

Sarah Tobicoe nee Brant, wife of James Tobicoe, died 10th Dec. 1876 and was buried on the 12th. Aged 48 years, died well. Buried by E. Tennant.

John A Tobicoe 4

Jesse Tobicoe 2

James Henry Tobicoe 2 months

Hiram S. Tobicoe, son of John and Betsy, was born the River Humber in the year 1820 and baptised at the River Credit on the 23rd of July 1826. By John West A.M.

Mary Ann Tobicoe, beloved wife of Hiram Tobicoe, died Dec. 8th 1881 of inflammation of the lungs and was interred by me Dec. 10th 1881, after a brief illness of two weeks, she was a good woman. William Cross.
John David

Nancy David

James David 1

Squire Master

Henry Jackson, Son of William and Jane Jackson, was born at the Grand River in the year 1825 and baptised River Credit 1st June 1826. By Thomas Madden.

Elizabeth Jackson nee Young

Pricilla Jackson 3

Girl Jackson 1

John Halfday

Mary Halfday 14, daughter of John and _____ Halfday his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the _____ and was baptised in the 26th May 1844. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

Adam Halfday 12, son of John and Sarah Halfday his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the __________ and baptised on the 3 Aug. 1845. By the Revd. Samuel Belton, Missionary.

Joseph Sawyer Jr.

Sophia Sawyer nee BlueJay

Elizabeth Sawyer 3

Boy Sawyer born 1855

Widow Wabanebe

Samuel Wabanebe 11

Margaret Wabanebe

Moses Wabanebe 4

Phebe Wilson

Margret Wilson, daughter of James Wilson and Phebe his wife, was born at the Credit on the _____ and baptised on the 9th June 1839. By William Case.

Julia Ann Wilson (Married Albert Secord)

Boy Wilson 4

Boy Wilson 1

Nancy “KONIQUA” Laforme NEE HERKIMER (WHITE OAK TREE CLAN/TOTEM), Daughter of Beaoley (possibly Richard Beasley from Beasley's Fur trading Store mentioned in book below page 8) and Magiyakamegoqua his wife, was born at Tobicoe Creek in the year 1804 and baptised the 25th of Dec. 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Wife of Stephen Laform, died on the 7th of Feb. 1873 and was buried on the 10th by me. She was a Methodist many years, devoted and useful, a good woman. Our loss is her gain. E. Tennant.
(see book by Donald B. Smith, Sacred Feathers: The Reverend Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) & the Mississauga Indians, page 6 for list of Mississauga Totems)
Dec. 17th 1837 Stephen Laform & Nancy Herkimer

Married at the Indian Village, Credit, Township of Toronto, Home District, Stephen Laform, of Port Credit, Township of Toronto, Home District, to Nancy Herkimer of the Indian Village, Credit + said Township and District, by me Benjamin Slight, Wesleyan Minister.
Marriage Celebrated by Banns
In witness hereof they do here set their hands, Stephen Laform his X mark, Nancy Herkimer her X mark
Witnesses James McLean, John Sawyer

Sophia Laforme 16, daughter of Stephen Laform and Nancy his wife, was born at the Credit on the 15th day of May 1840; and baptised by me at the same place on the 31st day of May 1840. By Joseph Stinson. (MARRIED 4 TIMES,HUSBANDS WERE John Oril, John King, Zachariah Secord and Wilfred David Henry)

Sarah Ann Laforme 14 (had a child Elijah Wasson/Watson Jr. 1860) Married Jonas Claus 1862

Maria Laforme 12 (Married John VanEvery abt. 1864)

Joseph F. Laforme 6 (Married Susannah Monague 1903 and Betsy Hill 1876)

James Laforme

Agnes Laforme nee Tahwah aka Agnes Otenewa, Daughter of Margaret Oteneway about 3 years of age baptised at the River Credit on the 25th of November 1827. By William Case. Elder.

James Laforme 3, son of James and Agnes Leform was born in the Township of Tuscarora, February 15th baptised May 29th 1853.

Chester Laforme 3 months

Benjamin Peter aka Benjamin Peters, son of John and Betsy Peters, was born 28th of March 1838 at the Indian Village Credit and baptised at the same place on the 12th day of May 1838. By Joseph Stinson, Missionary.

Betsy Laforme nee Elizabeth “Kahbagezhegvoqua” Walker (WIFE OF JOHN LAFORM SR. married 22 Feb 1835 Home District, Ontario, Canada At River Credit by Rev. Peter Jones witnessed by John (Thayendanegea) Jones and Peter (Kahkewaquonaby) Jones

John Laform, son of John Laform and Betsy his wife, was born at the Credit Indian Village, Township of Toronto on the __ day of September 1839 and baptised at the same place on the 29th of Sept. 1839. By me Benjamin Slight, Missionary

Elizabeth Laforme 15, daughter of John Laform and Betsy his wife, was born at Port Credit on the 24th Dec. 1840 and baptised at the Credit Mission on the 25th April 1841. By me Anson Green. (MARRIED GEORGE HERKIMER and JOHN JACKSON JR.)

Angelic Laforme 13 or ANGELINE LAFORM (Married John Hill)

David Laforme 9 (Married Lydia Davis)

Alexander Laforme 6 (Married Nancy Smith?)

Sarah/Sally “Notinoqua” McLean nee Camel (BURCH BARK CLAN), Daughter of Jacob and Jane Camel his wife, was born at the ? in the year 1795 and baptised the 25th of Dec. 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. Sarah McLean, wife of Captain James McLean, died May 16 1879 and was buried May 18th 1879. William Cross

James Alexander Wood 15, son of Thomas Wood and Betsy McLean his wife, was born at Port Credit Nov. 4th 1841 and baptised January 12th 1842. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY. (Married Harriet Jane Philips)

Mrs. Betsy “Pitiwasinoqua” Wood nee McLean aka Elizabeth McLean Daughter of James and Sarah McLane, was born at Tobicoe Creek in the year 1823 and baptised the 25th of Dec. 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. (WIFE of Thomas Wood Sr.)

Sarah Meldrum Wood 13, daughter of Thomas and Betsy Wood his wife, was born at Port Credit on the Feb. 1843 and baptised on the 26th October. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary. (Year not written 1843? But it is on page with other baptisms from 1843)

David Wood 10

Elizabeth Ann Wood 8(Married Alfred “Misquahke” Augustus Jones)

Thomas Meldrum Wood 4, son of Thomas and Betsy Wood. Died on the 2nd day of Feb. 1869 and was buried on the day following. By me Thomas Woolsey, Missionary.

Rebecca Ann Wood 2 or Rebecca Adoline Wood, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Wood born in Oneida, March 17th 1854 was baptised April 30th 1854. By David Wright, Missionary.

John “Pamekeshekuck” Samuel Secord (GOOSE CLAN) died on the 10th June 1877 and was buried on the 12th by James Tobicoe. A good man died well. E. Tennant.

Hannah/Ann/Anna “Petewasenoqua” Secord nee Johnson (BUFFALO CLAN)

Albert Secord 15 (Married Julia Ann Wilson)

Thomas Secord 10, son of Samuel and Ann Secord his wife, was born at the Grand River on 1 December 1843 and was baptised on the 31 August 1844. By the Revd. Anson Green. (Married Catherine Maracle)

Nancy Secord 19, daughter of Samuel and Ann Secord his wife, was born at Muncy Town in 1837 and was baptised on the 31st August 1844. By the Revd. Anson Green. (Married Reuben Chewer Tomego)

James “Nowiquawesa” Johnson (BUFFALO CLAN)

Lucy Johnson nee Laforme (born 1804 - 1816) aka Louisa Tracey widow of James Tracey

Sir William Johnson 5 (Married Eliza Ann Tumblin 1871)

Jacob Johnson

Nancy Johnson

Betsy Keezhegoo

Mary Keezhegoo

Benjamin Keezhegoo 13

Girl Keezhegoo 3

Neegejech Keezhegoo

Richard Finger

James Finger 3

Francis Tahwah Sr.

Charlotte Tahwah

Joseph Tahwah 1

Elijah Wahson/Wasson/Watson

Sophia Wahson/Wasson/Watson

Adam Secord (son of John Samuel Secord and Hannah Johnson)

Caty Secord

(CHILDREN OF Jacob Walton Sr. 1814 - 1862 and Mary “Polly” “Nekiseyapikequa” Tahwah 1825 - 1856)

Jacob Walton 14

James Walton 12 (MARRIED LUCY BRANT)


Jacob Jackson, Son of Jacob and Margaret Jackson, was born in Upper Canada in the year 1817 and baptised in the year 1827. By William Case. Elder.

(ELIZABETH?) Jackson (his wife)

Girl Jackson 12 (AMELIA?) daughter of Jacob Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson his wife, was born at Credit Mission on the 17th October 1843 and was baptised on the 29th December 1843. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

Nicholas McDougall, died 16th May 1873 and was buried by Rev. Mr. Scratch, Episcopal M E. Tennant.

Caty Mike aka Catharine Mike (Groat), an aged and much respected woman died on Sunday evening September 30th 1877 was interred October 2nd 1877 by the New Credit Missionary. William Cross.

Jane Hoag nee Mike (Groat), daughter of Catharine Mike, died on the 8th and was buried on the 11th Oct, 1872. Died happy. E Tennant. (Wife of George Hoag)

Caty Mike 12

Frederick Tahwah, son of the late James Tahwah and Susan his wife, was killed by the cars on the 23rd Oct. 1875 and buried 24th. He was drunk, was run over by freight train and lost one arm and the other hand and it is supposed he then sat up on the track and in 20 minutes after the express came and threw him over 30 feet where he struck against the fence and no doubt was instantly killed. WHISKEY the cause of his death. E. Tennant.

Sarah Tahwah

Samson Tahwah

Peter Jacobs
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Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 7 Nov 2012 5:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Chii miigwech!

I see a few Ancestors on this list . Sunegoo,Jones,Sawyer,


You have provided a wealth of Information to me .

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 8 Nov 2012 7:06PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 2 Mar 2013 6:38PM GMT
You are very welcome. Here are more baptism and death records I have for the surnames you say are your ancestors.

JONES

228. Alfred Augustus Jones (Misquahke), son of John Jones and Mary his wife, was born at Port Credit U.C. October 11th 1836 and baptised at the Indian Village River Credit on the 24th January 1837. By W.M. Harvard, Missionary.

229. Amelia Elizabeth Jones (Pahgakish), daughter of John Jones and Mary his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 30th October 1840 and baptised at the same place on the 3rd January 1841. By the Revd. James Wilson, Missionary.

230. Augusta Jones, Daughter of John and Christiana Jones, born at the River Credit the 26th July 1828 baptised the 3rd day of August 1828. By James Richardson, Deacon, Missionary

231. Augustus B. Jones, Son of John and Christiana Jones his wife was born at the Grand River on the 29th Sept. 18?? And baptised in the year 1825 by A. Torry.

232. Catharine Jones (Uhwuskeszhegooqua), daughter of Joseph Oneida Jones and Catharine his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 10th January 1841 and baptised at the same place on the 9th May 1841. BY ME PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

233. Charles Augustus Jones (Wahweyakuhinegoo), son of Peter Jones and Elizabeth his wife, was born at the River Credit Mission on the 25th April 1839 and baptised at the same place on the 9th June 1839. By William Case.

234. Elizabeth Jones, daughter of John Jones and Christiana his wife, was born at the River Credit on the 29th of June 1831 and baptised on the 5th of July 1831. By David Youmans, Elder.

235. Elizabeth Lucy Jones, daughter of Augustus Jones and Hannah his wife, was born at the Credit Village on the 6th September 1844 and baptised at the same place on the 15th September 1844. By the Revd. Peter Jones, Missionary.

236. Francis Wilson Jones (Wobenosay)(Wahbanosay), Son of Tubinaniqua, was born in the Township of Waterloo in the year 1817 and baptised in the year 1824. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

237. John Jones (Tyantenegen or Thayendanega), son of Augustus Jones and Tubinaniqua was born at the Humber River, the 10th July 1798 and Baptised the……..1809 By Revd. William Case. (Eagle Clan)

238. John Frederick Jones, son of Peter Jones and Elizabeth his wife, was born at the Credit Village on the 29th March 1841 and baptised at the Credit Mission on the 25th April 1841. By me Anson Green

239. Lena Mabel Georganna Jones, daughter of Alfred Augustus Jones and Elizabeth Jones, born May 6th 1877 baptised July 29th 1877. By William Cross.

240. Lillian Florence Jones, daughter of Alfred Augustus Jones and Elizabeth, born 24th April 1875 and baptised 30 Nov. 1875. By me E. Tennant.

241. Lillian Florence Jones, daughter of Alfred Augustus Jones and Elizabeth, died 4th Dec. 1875 and was buried on the 6th. By me E. Tennant.

242. Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby or Kahkewaquonabe), Son of Augustus Jones and Tubinaniqua was born at Burlington Heights in the Township of Flamborough West the 1st of January 1802 and Baptised at the Grand River in the year 1820 By Revd. Ralph Leeming. (Eagle Clan)

243. Peter Hedley Jones, son of Alfred Augustus and Elizabeth Jones of Tuscarora, born July 19, 1871 and was baptised on the 12th of Nov. following. By me Thomas Woolsey.

244. Peter Sawyer Jones (Panasewy), son of John Jones and Mary his wife, was born at Port Credit on the 4th Nov. 1838 and baptised at the same place on the 11th January 1839 By me Peter Jones, Missionary.

245. Sarah Alice Jones (Kahbagezhegooqua), daughter of John and Mary Jones his wife, was born at Port Credit on the 17th October 1843 and baptised on the 26th Nov. 1843. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

246. Sarah Christina Jones, daughter of Henry Jones and Mariam his wife, was born at Cold Springs on the 18th April 1836 and baptised on the 8th Nov. 1836. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.


SAWYER

451. David Sawyer (Kishigowininy), son of Joseph Sawyer and Jane Sawyer his wife, was born at the Head of Lake Ontario in the year 1811 and baptised at the Grand River 1825. By A. Torry. (Eagle Clan)

452. Elvira Sawyer, daughter of John and Rachel Sawyer was born Tuscarora April 15 185?(1856) baptised Aug. 23rd 1856. By M. Whiting, Missionary.

453. Esther Rachel Sawyer, daughter of David and Ann Sawyer his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 31st May 1843 and was baptised on the 26th Nov. 1843. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

454. Jane Sawyer (Wetosy), Daughter of Enimeweskuny and Mongkaniquodoqua, was born at the Credit in the year 1796 and baptised the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

455. John Sawyer (Wechiquekasike), Son of Joseph and Jane Sawyer, was born at the Head of Lake Ontario in the year 1816 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

456. John Nelson Sawyer, son of David Sawyer and Anna his wife, was born at the Credit on the 26th June 1840 and baptised on the 13th Sept. 1840. By William Case, Missionary.

457. Jonathan Sawyer, son of John Sawyer and Rachel his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 25th Dec. 1841 and baptised on the 22nd May 1842 at the same place. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.

458. Joseph Sawyer, son of Wobenosay or Wahbanosay and Pakakis (or Pakeskis) his wife was born in the Genesee Country, in the year 1786 and Baptised in the year 1809 By Revd. Joseph Sawyer.

459. Joseph Henry Sawyer, son of David Sawyer and Anna Springer, died of consumption on the 23rd of March 1869, aged 19 years was buried at New Credit on the 24th of March. By me Thomas Woolsey, Wesleyan Missionary.

460. Keshegooenena or Keezhegoowenene Sawyer, son of David Sawyer and Ann his wife, was born at the Indian Village on the River Credit in the Township of Toronto, U.C. June 1st 1837 and baptised at the same place on the 19th of July 1837. By Benjamin Slight, Missionary.

461. Mrs. Sawyer, widow of late Chief Sawyer, died on the 27th of Dec. 1872 and was buried on the 31st at Brantford. By Revd. _______ Ch. Of England Minister.

462. Rachel Sawyer, died the 7th of Oct. 1873 and was buried on the 9th, aged 57. Died of Inflammation of Lungs. E. Tennant.

463. Sophia Rachel Sawyer, daughter of John and Rachel Sawyer his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the _____ and was baptised on the 26 May 1844. By the Revd. David Wright, Missionary.


Sunegoo, Sonigo

481. Bunch Sonigo (Tyetiquob or Tyatiquob), Son on Sonigo, was born at the Credit, in the year 1804 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. (Married Polly Crane)

482. Edwy Sunegoo, son of Bunch and Mary Sunegoo, was born at the Credit Village on the 23rd March 1836 and baptised May___1836. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.

483. Joseph Sunegoo, son of Bunch Sunegoo and Polly his wife, was born at the Credit Indian Village, in the Township of Toronto on the 16th of Sept. 1839 and baptised at the same place on the 10th of Nov. 1839. By me Benjamin Slight, Missionary. (DIED MARCH 1840)

484. Luisa Sunegoo, daughter of Bunch and Mary Sunegoo his wife, was born 31st of March 1838 at the Indian Village, Credit and baptised at the same place on the 13th day of May 1838. By Joseph Stinson, Missionary.

485. Nancy Sonigo (Arshiwodoroqua), Daughter of Ninaweyashy and Wobiton his wife, was born in Flamborough West in the year 1795 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.

486. Sally Sonogoo, daughter of Bunch and Mary Sonogoo was born at the River Credit the …………………….. and baptised the 4th of November 1827. By James Richardson

487. William Sonigo (Nikaniweyashy or Nekonewayashy), Son of Otakoseyapano and Wobimikoqua, was born Grand River in the year 1801 and baptised the 31st of July 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry. (Eagle Clan)

488. William Sunegoo, Son of Bunch Sunegoo and Mary his wife, was born at the River Credit Sept. 1832 baptised the 25th Nov. 1832. BY PETER JONES, MISSIONARY.


Possibly more of your relatives

28. Catharine Bunch, Daughter of Bunch Sunego and Mary “Polly” Crane, was born at the Credit in the year 1824 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Thomas Madden.

29. Mary Bunch (POLLY CRANE) (Myarwikishigoqua), Daughter of Otesoo, was born at Saltfleet, in the year 1806 and baptised in the year 1825. By Revd. Alvin Torry.


January 9th 1939 William Sutton and Catharine Brown Sunegoo

Married at the Credit, Indian Village, Township of Toronto, Home District, William Sutton of the said Indian Village and District and Catharine Brown Sunegoo of the same place. By me Peter Jones Wesleyan Missionary.
Marriage Celebrated by Banns
In witness hereof they do here set their hands William Sutton, Catharine Brown Sunegoo
Witnesses Elizabeth Jones, Amanda ??????


Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 8 Nov 2012 10:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Chii Miiigewech , Miigwech, Miigwech, Miigwech.
You are in my prayers

Nahneebweekwe dishnicauz my name is Upright Woman



I was named after Catherine Brown Sunego w/o William Sutton in 2010Nahneebahweequay's Homestead in Sarawak Township Grey County. Catherine was the daughter of Bunch Sumego and Mary Polly Crane who was related to Joseph Sawyer.

Baaa maa pii.

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 12 Nov 2012 4:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Sutton, Sunegoo
You should read this file. This Catherine Sutton is the daughter of William and Catherine Sutton (page 67 lists her siblings names as Sophia Sutton and Joseph Sunegoo Sutton both are deceased before 6th June 1899)

MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT - (CAPE CROKER AGENCY) - PETITION OF CATHERINE SUTTON TO BE RESTORED TO THE PAYLIST OF THE CAPE CROKER BAND AND REQUEST FOR ARREARS IN INTEREST MONEY

http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2...

CAPE CROKER AND SAUGEEN RESERVES - WILLIAM SUTTON REQUESTING A READJUSTMENT IN THE PRICES OF LOTS 32 AND 33, CON 3, SARAWAK TOWNSHIP.

http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/ourl/res.php?url_ver=Z39.88-2...

See you later

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 12 Nov 2012 7:43PM GMT
Classification: Query
Many Thanks

I had these files copied from the National Archives of Canada many years ago.

I am desendant from Catherine and William Sutton's daughter Sophia Sutton who married Joseph Staves in 1868.

I keep finding more documents every year. The internet and kind people like you help out allot.

Thanks again
Nah neeb wee kwe (Upright Woman)
Susan Staves Schank

Re: Census of the Mississauga Indians of New Credit, taken November 1855 by Chief Peter Jones

Posted: 19 Nov 2012 4:19PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 Nov 2012 4:57PM GMT
Surnames: Sutton, Brown, Sunego
I was looking through baptisms again and found two more for you.

499. Joseph (Sahgahsega) Sutton, son of William Sutton and Catharine Brown his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the 13th Feb. 1841 and baptised on the 25th April 1841. By me Anson Green.

500. Sophia (Naukooqua) Sutton, daughter of William and Catharine Sutton his wife, was born at the Credit Mission on the ______ and was baptised on the 3 Aug. 1845. By the Revd. Samuel Belton, Missionary.
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