Chippewa County, MI. Posted Queries for

Chippewa County, MI

Posted Queries

Surnames: McDONALD
Researcher: Bernice Nelson
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2004

I noticed on the Chippewa web site that you have a listing of marriages in that area. I have a copy of a marriage license #1-394 issued June 30 1892 for my grandparents that I have been trying to collect more information on.

Alexander McDonald birth yr 1861 ? (his age at the time of marriage was listed as 31) his father's name is listed as John McDonald---mother's name only as Catherin Matilda Keep (Keop) birth yr. 1873 (her age at the time of marriage was listed as 19) her father's name is not given and her mother's name is listed as Keep--which I know is wrong.

Both listed their residence as Sault Ste Marie.

George Luther was the clergyman who married them but I can't even find out what religious denomination he was.

There witmesses were Peter Edward and Eliza McDonald both listed residence as Sault Ste Marie also.

Any help you can give me will be greatly appreciated.

Researcher: Toini Ayler
Date Posted: Saturday 28 August 2004

I'mm looking for any Information about TOINI STREETER [HARRIS or HARRISON ]

All i know about her is she was my fathers mother . She was born in 1912. She died of T.B. in 1929 . In Sault Ste. Marie,MI . If at all possible i would like to know her birth place and/or her parents names . im researching my family tree. ALSO Im looking for information about VERN STREETER. my fathers dad. i dont know much at all about him. if somebody knows of him and/or her please e-mail me.

Thanks to anyone with any information !!!!

Researcher:Shirley Black
Date Posted: Thursday, 03 July 2003

Could you please help me? I am seeking information on the grandmother I never knew. Her name was Pauline Gillott or Gillotte and she died in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan July 1909, around July middle of the month, I believe.

Also, could you please tell me where to write or email so I could get a copy of her death certificate. I don't know what the agency is in Sault Ste. Marie or maybe it's another city.

Any help would be so appreciated. I have looked so long for anything about my grandmother and have found nothing.

I thank you very much for your help.

Date Posted: Monday, 24 February 2003

Could anyone let me know where Dell, Michigan is? My Grandfather was born there. It's suppose to be in Chippewa County, but I can't find it. These are other towns that have to do with my family Sault Ste. Marie and Fibre ,Chippewa County and Rexton, Mackinac, County.

My Grandfather's name is Shirley Ralph Jones. His parents are Albert Thomas Jones and Hazel Mae LaBar. Other names are Bremer and LaBar / Labar / Labarr

Although Albert Thomas Jones and family moved to Northwest Indiana. There should Still be plenty of Jones and LaBar's still living in Chippewa county today. Also Bremer's,Who I am related to through Shirley Ralph Jones' sister, Iris (Jones) Bremer, who married (Henry) Lee Bremer. That Family should still be living in or near Sault Ste. Marie.

Surnames: STANLEY
Researcher:Hedy Weston
Date Posted: Saturday 27 May 2002

Looking for any information on Eunice Corrine Stanley her parents were Edgar Stanley and Anna Donaldson Stanley. From the census 1920 census lived in Sault Sainte Marie as far as I know she was never married she was 35 years old in 1920 . Would like to find out when and where she died???

Surnames: CADOTTE
Researcher:Marilyn Burgess
Date Posted: Saturday 3 April 2002

I am looking for information regarding a LOUISA CADOTTE. Her Chippewa name was Oh-Ge-Ke-Quah or Mother Pecon. She was born 1795, Chippewa County Michigan and married Joseph Cadotte.

Date Posted: Saturday 18 March 2002

I am starting to work on my Family Tree and would like to find info on the following surnames Knox, LaLonde, Raven, Cary & Tardiff. I am really interested in finding info on Doris Knox, Milo Knox and Francis Cary. I have information to share with anyone interested on all of the above names except Cary.

Researcher:Lynne Ford/Campbell Malpeli
Date Posted: Saturday 12 January 2002

I would sincerely appreciate any information on John B & Marie Viznaw Campbell including their origins & their descendants. 1850 Census listed as "Voyageur". They owned property on the St Marys River in SSM & on Sugar Island.

Thanking you for your interest

Surnames: LARAMEE
Researcher:David Fournier
Date Posted: Saturday 12 January 2002

I am looking for birth and/or baptismal records for Jacques Laramee born abt. 1828 on Drummond Island ,Chippewa County, Michigan. Parents were Jacques Adam dit Laramee and Rosette/Josephte Cloutier who were married in 1810 in Mackinaw.

Date Posted: Monday 9 July 2001

I am in search of info on the Montgomery Family from Rudyard, Michigan. I have not been able to obtain any info. I was told that George Montgomery was born in Rudyard around 1908. His father was George montgomery, and Albinia J. __. If you can assist me in any way, or lead me in the directionof someone that could, Your help and efforts would be greatly appreciated.

Researcher:Marie (Parks) McKenna
Date Posted: Saturday May 19, 2001

I am trying to find my relatives . William Parks formerly from Iowa married Rachel Vanderburg from St. Vincent. Ontario in married in Sault Ste Marie ? or Sugar Island 1871 . They had several children Labon , Joseph , Nancy Parks m James Johnston she died 1902 Mandy Parks m Wes Biggar and went to Sugar Idaho. Sara Parks m Alex MacKenzie .William H. Parks m Edna Marie Lesage in Garden River Ont ( Sault Ste Marie Ont) My grandparents . Samuel S Parks m Emma Walker. I believe that there must be some distant cousins and would dearly love to connect. Marie (Parks) McKenna PEI , Canada

Surnames: PICARD-(aka - PECOR or PIKKARD
Researcher:Joyce Gardner
Date Posted: Sunday, February 25, 2001

I am researching the ancestor ANTOINE PICARD (aka PECOR or PIKKARD). We find him on the Michigan Census, 1827-70 ( Year - 1833, Surname: PICARD, Given Name: ANT, County: Chippewa; a Petitioner (MI Early Census Index, ID#MIS3a1451641).

ANTOINE PICARD is said to have married MARGARET KING (Sa-gaw-ce-ga-quay), probably between 1830-33. A child, Sophie Picard was born in 1833. Where in Chippewa County could I find a Marriage record about that time period, or a birth record for Sophie Picard - b. 1833 ? Antoine Picard (Pecor) later settled in Houghton Co. and Keweenaw Co., but we can find no records in those counties, or in Baraga Co. Any 1830s records for PICARD may be helpful. We have not been able to trace further back than Antoine Picard.

We have a death date for Antoine Picard of ABT.1882 (from probate files) - again no record yet found. Margaret King Picard died in 1843 - (from probate files) - no record found.

Any help as to where in Chippewa Co. we should search is much appreciated.

Researcher:Sandra Johnson
Date Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2001

I am looking for information about my husband's family His great great grandfather was a settler in Sault Ste. Marie back in the late 1820's early 1830's and died in the early 1850's. He was Ephraim Johnson married to Samantha Harrington and the had several children. I believe he was a fur trader. His children were John, Smantha who married Zera Wood, Achsah who married Capt. John Spalding; Susan Johnson married Asa Fowles; Stella Johnson married Rueben Barrett; Mary Johnson married Franklin Newcomb and Emeline Johnson married Stephen R Wood the Rep in State Legislature from Chippewa Co.

If you can help me out somewhat I would appreciate it. And maybe I can give you more information also.

Researcher:Linda Frechette Fornwall
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2000

My Grandfather, Capt. William Frechette, passed away in the Sault in 1926; he and my Grandmother (Minnie Trotechaud) are buried at Riverside Cemetery. My Grandfather retired as a Captain on the Great Lakes and I've yet to find his ship's name or when he retired. When my Grandfather passed away he had 7 Grandchildren and 19 Great-Grandchildren. Capt. William's parents, Michael and Charlotte Frechette are buried in the Ashmun Hill Cemetery. Captain William's siblings are: Alexander, John, Michael, Joseph, and Felix. I am looking for anyone who may have connections to these names. After 10 years of ongoing researching and many, many visits to the Sault, I have little information on my Grandfather's brothers and families. I do have a family tree on so if you have any information, please email me at

Researcher:Jerry Garleb
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2000

"Seeking info re: Nelson Vanderburg, probably died in area of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan circa 1890 to 1915. Born in area of Niagara Falls, Ontario and moved to Michigan around 1880. I need to know when he died and where he is buried. Also seeking his wife, Mary Ann Gould Vanderburg, died April 1899 at S. Ste. Marie, Michigan. I'm interesting in knowing her place of burial. Any info, please contact Jerry Garleb, e-mail:; 27702 West Pine Canyon Road, Lake Hughes, California, 93532. Any help greatly appreciated!"

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