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George Bostick, Jr. (est. 1900-1901) [3291]Return to Top

Main source :363

male
Born estimated 1900
Father: George Everett Bostick (1880-1955) [967]
Mother: Jenny Alberts {Bostick} (est. 1880-D) [1483]

Died 1901 :369

Claude La Framboise (about 1782-D) [3292]Return to Top

Main source :367

male
Born about 1782 :1256,p8
Father: François La Framboise (est. 1766-1830) [978]
Mother: Shaw-we-no-quah (est. 1760-D) [979]

Occupation: boatman for the American Fur Company and fur trader at Mackinac Island in 1819 :2226,p3
interpreter for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Indians :518
trader and bootlegger :518
Residence: Chicago, Cook county, Illinois (early 1800s - abt 1833) :455 :447
Married Nankiwas Kemonkwoi {La Framboise} (est. 1800-D) [14355] :447
Residence: Hardscrabble (Chicago), Cook county, Illinois (1826) :2226,p3
Platte county, Missouri (1837)
Children:
Margaret Laframboise {Hardin} {Clinton} (1825-D) [12615] :1603
Susanne La Framboise (1836-D) [5230]
François La Framboise (1839-D) [14356]
Marie La Framboise (1844-D) [14857]
Died
He was proud of his Indian heritage and encouraged his children to be Indian.
He served with Billy Caldwell (son of an Irish officer, Colonel Caldwell, and a Potawatomi woman) during the Black Hawk War.
Claude Laframboise and Francis Laframboise are mentioned in the Chippewa Treaty of 1829. Claude is described as being descendant from Indians. :338
He received 1/4 share of François Laframboise estate, 13 Jul 1831. :456
Claude Laframboise was granted land on Thorn Creek in the Potawatomi Treaty of 1832. :351
Claude's children were granted $300 in treaty of 1833. :432
He signed a petition in Apr 1833 for a Catholic priest in Chicago, when he had a family of 4. :447

Alexis La Framboise (about 1787-D) [3293]Return to Top

Main source :367

male
Born about 1787 :1256
Father: François La Framboise (est. 1766-1830) [978]
Mother: Shaw-we-no-quah (est. 1760-D) [979]

Residence: Chicago, Cook county, Illinois (1833) :447
Died
He received 1/4 share of the François Laframboise estate, 13 Jul 1831. :456
Alexis and his children were granted $2000 in treaty of 1833. :432
He signed a petition in Apr 1833 for a Catholic priest in Chicago, when he had a family of 4. :447

Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1735-D) [3294]Link to ancestorsReturn to Top

Main source :367

male
Born 13 Mar 1735 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada :2319
Father: Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1694-D) [3303]
Mother: Marie-Charlotte Legardeur de Tilly {La Framboise} (1698-D) [3304]

Married Geneviève-Exupère Trotier Desruisseaux La Bissoniere {La Framboise} (1745-1766) [3295]
28 May 1758 in Champlain, Québec, Canada :1596,p144 :1922 :2358
Residence: near Lake Champlain (abt 1780)
Children:
Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1761-1761) [13621]
Alexis Joseph La Framboise (1762-1800) [3296]
Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1764-D) [14379] :2319
Joseph La Framboise (1765-1806) [3297]
François La Framboise (est. 1766-1830) [978]
Adopted Children:
Marie Magdelaine La Framboise (about 1783-D) [13857] :2159
Married Louise Lambert-Dumont {La Framboise} (est. 1735-D) [15435] :3208
27 Nov 1777
Married Marguerite Chatelain {La Framboise} (about 1750-D) [12630] :1525
29 Sep 1767 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Died

Geneviève-Exupère Trotier Desruisseaux La Bissoniere {La Framboise} (1745-1766) [3295]Link to ancestorsReturn to Top

Main source :367 (source for name :2319)

female
Born 23 Feb 1745 in Batiscan, Québec, Canada :2319
Father: Joseph-Marie Trotier De La Bissonnière (1718-1758) [13544] :1596,p131
Mother: Claire Geneviève Dubord-Lafontaine (1720-1754) [13545]

Married Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1735-D) [3294]
28 May 1758 in Champlain, Québec, Canada :1596,p144 :1922 :2358
Residence: near Lake Champlain (abt 1780)
Children:
Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1761-1761) [13621]
Alexis Joseph La Framboise (1762-1800) [3296]
Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1764-D) [14379] :2319
Joseph La Framboise (1765-1806) [3297]
François La Framboise (est. 1766-1830) [978]
Adopted Children:
Marie Magdelaine La Framboise (about 1783-D) [13857] :2159
Died 13 Apr 1766 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada :3208

Alexis Joseph La Framboise (1762-1800) [3296]Return to Top

signature

Main source :1256

male
Born Nov 1762 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada :2158
Father: Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1735-D) [3294]
Mother: Geneviève-Exupère Trotier Desruisseaux La Bissoniere {La Framboise} (1745-1766) [3295]
Baptized 31 Jan 1763 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Immaculée Conception church)

Occupation: fur trader in Milwaukee (1784-85)
Captain, Mackinac Island Militia
Married unknown Indian woman (about 1770-D) [11274]
Children:
Jean Baptiste La Framboise (about 1788-before 1870) [11275]
Joseph La Framboise (about 1790-D) [11276]
Married Marie Josette or Josepte Blondeau Adhemar {La Framboise} (about 1772-D) [11287]
19 Mar 1792 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan
Children:
Alexis La Framboise (1793-D) [11290]
Genevieve Franche La Framboise (1794-D) [11291]
Josephte La Framboise {Lamothe} (1796-D) [11292]
Marguerite La Framboise (1797-D) [11293]
Marie Marguerite La Framboise (1800-D) [11294]
They were married in a civil ceremony on 19 Mar 1792 and were remarried in a church ceremony on Mackinac Island on 29 Jul 1796 :2158
Died 2 Apr 1800 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan
Buried in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan
He spent the winters in Milwaukee for many years. :1328

Joseph La Framboise (1765-1806) [3297]Return to Top

signature

Main source :377

male
Born May 1765 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada :1256
Father: Jean Baptiste La Framboise (1735-D) [3294]
Mother: Geneviève-Exupère Trotier Desruisseaux La Bissoniere {La Framboise} (1745-1766) [3295]
Baptized 6 May 1765 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Immaculée Conception church) :1256

Occupation: fur trader, Chippewa & Grand rivers, Michigan :506
Married Marguerite Madeline “Madame La Framboise” Marcotte {La Framboise} (1780-1846) [3298]
1794 :1256
Children:
Josette “Josephin” La Framboise {Pierce} (1795-1820) [3299]
Joseph La Framboise (1805-1856) [3554]
Their native marriage was later solemnized before a Catholic priest on Mackinac Island on 11 Jul 1804. :2631
Died 1806
of gun shot wound
Buried in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan
He was baptized Louis Joseph :2319
Joseph traded along the east shore of Lake Michigan to Mackinac Island and was shot in the back and killed by a drunken Indian on his way north to Mackinac Island.
Another account says that Joseph was murdered in the early summer of 1807 by a Winnebago Indian named White Ox near Grand Rapids, Michigan. :2089,p16
Yet another account says that Joseph wasl killed in 1809 near Grand River, Michigan by an Indian to whom he refused to give liquor. :2158

Marguerite Madeline “Madame La Framboise” Marcotte {La Framboise} (1780-1846) [3298]Return to Top

photo

Main source :377 (source for name :2158)

female
Born Feb 1780 in Fort St. Joseph, Michigan (?) :1256 :2159 :1259
Father: Jean Baptiste Marcotte (1720-1783) [3551]
Mother: Marie Neskesh {Marcotte} (est. 1740-1790) [3552]
Baptized 1 Aug 1786 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan :2159

Occupation: fur trader, American Fur Company (~1806-1821) :506
Residence: Detroit, Wayne county, Michigan (after her husband was killed) :367
Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan
Married Joseph La Framboise (1765-1806) [3297]
1794 :1256
Children:
Josette “Josephin” La Framboise {Pierce} (1795-1820) [3299]
Joseph La Framboise (1805-1856) [3554]
Their native marriage was later solemnized before a Catholic priest on Mackinac Island on 11 Jul 1804. :2631
Died 4 Apr 1846 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan :2745 :1259
Buried in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan (St. Anne churchyard) :2745
She was raised in an Indian village at the mouth of the Grand River, near Grand Haven, Michigan.
Madelaine is described as being from the Nation of Courtes Oreilles. :2159
Madeline and her son received $400 in the treaty of 1833. :432
She was “of commanding form, agreeable manners, and excellent deportment, and highly esteemed by both whites and Indians.” :506
In later life, she taught classes for young children in reading, writing and the Roman Catholic religion. :2089,p16
Madame Laframboise entertained many visitors at her home, including Alexis de Tocqueville. :2725,p8
Her retirement home is now the Harbor View Inn on Mackinac Island, Michigan. :2665

For more information, see http://www.harbourviewinn.com/about/madame.htm

House of Madame Laframboise, Mackinac Island
House of Madame Laframboise, Mackinac Island


Josette “Josephin” La Framboise {Pierce} (1795-1820) [3299]Return to Top

Main source :2159 (source for name :2745 :377)

female
Born 24 Sep 1795
Father: Joseph La Framboise (1765-1806) [3297]
Mother: Marguerite Madeline “Madame La Framboise” Marcotte {La Framboise} (1780-1846) [3298]
Baptized 7 Jul 1799 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan (St. Anne church)
Godparents: Isidore Lacroix & Josette Adhemar

Education: She was sent to school in Montreal about 1808
Married Benjamin Kendrick Pierce (1790-1850) [3300] :367
2 Apr 1816 in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan (civil ceremony) :2725,p5
Children:
Benjamin Langdon Pierce (est. 1820-1821) [3555]
Josette Harriet Pierce (est. 1820-D) [3556]
They had an elaborate second wedding at Elizabeth Mitchel’s house on Market Street after Madame Laframboise returned to Mackinac Island. :2725,p5
Died 24 Nov 1820 :2694 :2745
Buried in Mackinac Island, Mackinac county, Michigan (St. Anne churchyard) :2745
She was known in Michigan and Washington, DC society circles. :530

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