Nottawa Township Clerk Deaths Isabella County
Modified on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 12:58 PM by Patricia Hamp — Categorized as: Cemeteries, Deaths
INDIAN BURIALS IN NOTTAWA INDIAN CEMETERY (RED MAN CEMETERY)
Note: Links included below to the death records at SeekingMichigan.org are broken due to a change at that site.
Land for the cemetery was deeded 15 Jun 1875. David Ford and his wife, Margery J. (Hyslop) of Berrien Co., MI deeded the land to The Board of Health of Nottawa. The record is found in Liber 43, page 365, and sold for the sum of $200.00. The description reads as follows: Five acres of land on the North half of the South East quarter of Section Three (3) Town fifteen (15) and North Range five (5) West Commencing on the North East corner of Said description, then running South forty (40) rods. Thence west twenty (20) rods. Thence North forty (40) rods...Thence East twenty (20) rods to the place of beginning, for the use of Said township for a Cemetery.
There are six headstones in the cemetery....none of which exactly match the interments, however, there may be some clues. The headstone of JOHN and MARY, may be John and Mary Pego...LILIAN TAHQUEGH may be Lilian Gruett ...HELEN WAWABOSWAY may be the wife of Joseph Akenbell. SAM FISH did live in Nottawa Twp. during his early years. DANIEL JONES' death was recorded at the court house. WM. CHIPPEWA d. 04 Jul 1908.
These records of deaths were copied from the Nottawa Township Clerks records.
Mark Neyome, d. 14 Nov 1897, 69 yrs, widowed, born Michigan, father name, had none, mother name, Mary Y., mother birth place Germany, death consumption, medical attendant: Thomas Chatfield, Sec, 3, 15-5.
Lizzie Jackson d. 29 Mar 1894, 4-3-25, b. Michigan, father Wm. Jackson, born MI, mother Kenewohal (?), born MI, measles, medical attendant none, undertaker H. Pego.
John Nottawa, d. 16 May 1898, age 40, single, father simply "Nottawa", mother "don't know", consumption, undertaker E. F. Burdick.
John Shawboos, d. 12 Jun 1898, married, age 48, farmer, consumption, Dr. L. C. Payne
Elizabeth Williams, d 16 Aug 1898, 2 y 6m, father, John Williams, mother Nancy Panasell (?), drowned, undertaker, W. J. Bell.
Mary Miller, d 21 Jan 1899, 96y 4 m, married, don't know parents' names, "old age".
Grace Silas, 21 Feb 1899, 13 y, "had a fall", father Silas Wawqu's, mother , undertaker, I. E. Wilcox. Death record said she was buried in Isabella Twp. Cemetery.
John Okemos, d. 04 Mar 1899, 81y, widowed, farmer, old age, don't know parents. Death record said he was buried in Vandecar Cemetery, those burials were moved. He may have been buried in Nottawa Indian Cemetery. Central Michigan Times, 03 Jun 1904 "Chas. S. Schribner, removed some dead bodies from the VanDecar cemetery to the Weidman cemetery Monday night." Chas. S. Schribner was undertaker at Weidman at the time.
Aken Bell, d. 23 Sep 1899, 18y, male, single, father Peno (?), mother, unknown, cerebrospinal leptomeningitis.
Effie Shawbose, d 06 May 1900, 12y 1m 6 d., school girl, father Jack Shawbose, mother Nancy , TB.
Mary Pego, d. 18 Oct 1900, 27y, married, father Alex Gruett, mother Jane Chatfield, consumption.
Henry Moses, d. 26 Oct 1900, 2 y 2 m 14 d., b 12 Aug 1898, father David Moses, mother Martha Askim (?), Colitis.
Ge She Ge Won Nottawa, d. 27 Jan 1901, 70 y, widowed, old age, housewife.
Emma Agaho, d. 04 Mar 1901, 48 y, married, housewife, father Pasheqesick, mother Waz ne qum, consumption.
Ira Shawbusch, d 03 Mar 1901, 4 m 23 d. father Dan Shaubuh (?), mother Mabel Charles. Cemetery can't read, no doctor.
Mary Otto, d. 04 Mar 1901, 56 y, married, father Nottawa, mother Mary Nottawa. no doctor. Grandson, Simon Otto, said his father J. Foster Otto told him that Mary and Marcus Otto, daughter Elizabeth Otto and several small babies are buried on land on Rosebush Rd. just east of Johnson Rd. He has verified this information.
Esther Otto, d 27 Apr 1902, b Sep 1889, 13 y, school girl, father Marcus Otto, mother Mary Nottawa, buried Sec. 18, Nottawa Twp. cerebral spinal meningitis. Died at Mt. Pleasant Indian School.
James Neyome, d. 13 Aug 1901, b. 1858, married, father Mark Neyome, mother Agabah. syphilis.
Mary Pena-ge-zick (?), d. 29 Apr 1902, 58 y, married, basket maker, father, John Ogemos, mother unknown, valvular disease of heart.
George Van Cor, d. 10 Jul 1902, 6 d, father Edward Van Cor, mother Martha Gruett. Enteritis,
Mary Chatfield, d 17 Aug 1910, 51 y, married, typhoid fever, father Wm. Smith, mother unknown.
Emill Shawegan, d 19 Oct 1910, b. 02 Jun 1910, 4 m 17 d, father Smith Shawegan, mother Julia Smith, pneumonia. Death record said burial was in Two Rivers Cem.
Johnson Jackson, d. 08 Jan 1912, 49 y, farmer, father Henry Jackson, mother unknown, pneumonia. Death record said burial was in Two Rivers Cem.
Smith Shawagan, d 23 Nov 1914, 39 y 8 m 8 d, common laborer, pneumonia, married, father Sam Shawagan, mother Betsy Ogemos.
Albert Neyome, d 30 Nov 1915, 56 y, apoplexy, father Mike Neyome, mother Quebua.
Infant Webber, d 15 Jul 1903, 2 d, father Harry Webber, mother Mary Peterson. Cramps. Death record said burial was in Isabella Township.
Mary Solomon, d 27 Oct 1903, 27 y 2 m 7d, married, father Samuel Shawagan, mother Betsey Ogemos, consumption.
Marcus Otto, d 26 Mar 1904 56 y, widowed, father Wahum Otto, mother unknown, alcoholic narcosia. Marcus, Mary, Esther Otto are buried on land on Rosebush Rd. just east of Johnson Rd., Nottawa Twp. Sec. 18.
David Williams, d 08 Jul 1904, 12 y, school boy, father John Williams, mother unknown, buried in Strong Cemetery in Fork Twp., Mecosta Co., MI (?)
Joseph Solomon, 01 Jul 1904, 11 y 1 m 21 d, father John Solomon, mother Mary Shawagan, consumption.
Nancy Pontiac, d 14 Nov 1904, 4 m, father James Pontiac, mother Mary Davis, no medical doctor.
Lilian Tahquegh, 1894-1922. Headstone stone.
Wm. Chippewa, d. 4 Jul 1908, Head stone.
1878-1900 "his wife" 1870-1903 Head Stone.
Helen Achenbell/Wa Wa Bos Wa, d Dec 1923n 64 y, 57 y, b. 09 Dec 1866, husband Joseph Achenbell, father Smith, mother unknown. Head stone.
Daniel Jones, d 12 Apr 1909, about 30 y, widowed, father Harry Jones, mother unknown, Headstone.
Sam Fish, 1852-1922, Headstone.
Woodland Rosebush or Nippising Cemetery
These deaths which occurred in Nottawa Township may have been buried in the Woodland Cemetery (Rosebush Cemetery) or Nippising Cemetery.
Shawbush, d. 05 Sep 1902, female, 1 m 18 d, father Elijah Shawbush, mother Julia Andres, spasm, died suddenly, no undertaker.
No name Jones, d. 29 Dec 1902, 4 m, father Dan Jones, mother Lizzie James. No undertaker, Death record said burial was in Nottawa Cemetery.
Mary Solomon, d 25 Feb 1903, 5 m, father John Solomon, mother Mary Shawagon, pneumonia. Death record said burial was in Notiawa Cem.
Kenney or Kinney Bradley Age 12 yrs Died 27 March 1903 in Union Twp. Buried Nippissing Cemetery on March 29 Father Joseph Bradley Mother Mary Williams Cause Tubercular Meningitis from death record plh
Moses Pego, d 15 May 1903, 36 y 5m 26 d, farmer, widowed, father Henry Pego, mother Elizabeth Lawrence, pneumonia, syphilis. Death record said burial was in Indian Cem.
Elizabeth Jones, d. 23 May 1903, 20y 10 m, married, father unknown, mother unknown, consumption. Death record said burial was in Indian Cemetery.
Mary Williams, d 11 Oct 1902, 44 y, housewife, married, father and mother unknown, burial in Rosebush Cemetery,
Lawrence Bennett, d 7 Dec 1923, 4y 8m 5 d, obstruction of bowels, father Peter Bennett, mother Olive Frensway, informant, Peter Bennett, date of birth, 02 Apr 1919.
Bessie Jackson, d 12 Mar 1916, married, 21 y 1 m 25 d., housekeeper, double pneumonia, father Daniel Shawboos, mother Mabel Pocket. Buried in Rosebush Cem.
Mary Moses, d 17 May 1917, widowed, about 115 yrs (?), old age, "friends" undertaker, Death record said burial in Red Man Cemetery. Isabella Cemetery---didn't say which one...Rosebush (?) Nippising (?).
Emma Williams, d 11 Jun 1903, 6 yrs, father John Williams, mother Nancy Penances, pneumonia. Death record said burial was in Isabella Cem.
Mary Williams, d 12 Nov 1924, married, John Williams (father or husband?) about 70 yrs of age, peritonitis? Appendicitis (?), father, mother unknown.
Silas Hart, d 06 Apr 1925, 9 y 2 m 7 d, father Thomas Hart, mother unknown, T. B. peritonitis. Cemetery on Baseline, Section 35, Isabella Township.
John Williams, d 25 Jun 1926, about 85 yrs, endocardites following inflamitory rheumatism, father William Williams, mother unknown, widowed, husband of Mary Williams.
Wesley Moses, d 02 Oct 1912, 16 y 1 m 20 d, euteritis (?) T.B., father David Moses, mother Martha Askman (?). Isabella Cemetery.
David Moses, d 22 Oct 1918, married, 56 y, farmer, father Jacob Moses, mother Mary, edema of lungs, asthma, Mrs. David Moses informant. Isabella Cemetery.
Ida Shaboose Jackson, d 13 Nov 1918, married 19 y, father Dan Shaboose, mother
_, pneumonia, lobar, husband Willis Jackson. Death record said burial in Red Man Cem.
Louisa Peters, d 16 Nov 1918, 26 y, married, housewife, pneumonia, father , mother , husband Symon Peters, no place of burial given.
Betsey Shawagan, d 02 Jun 1919, married, 72 y 5 m 1 d, husband Joseph Shawagan, father James Okemos, mother , informant John Shawagan, pneumonia. Death record said burial in Nottawa Indian Cemetery.
Isaac Ashquab, d 11 Feb 1920, 6 yr, born 1914, father Chas. Ashquab, mother Rose Isaac, pneumonia, undertaker "father", Death record said burial in Rosebush Cemetery.
John Schawagan, d 15 Mar 1920, 28 y 10 m 16 d, father Henry Schawagan, mother Betsey Ogemos, pneumonia, influenza, informant May Shawagan. Death record said burial in Nottawa Indian Cemetery.
Andrew Foote, d 09 Oct 1921, 85 y, widowed, b. Portland, MI., father unknown, myocardial insuff., informant Sam Moses, coroner's inquest.
Fahquethis, (female), d 29 Apr 1922, married 27 y 11m 16 d. father Johnson Jackson, mother Jennie Chatfield, acute bronchitis following confinement, informant Elizabeth Pego.
Thomas Ashquab, d 14 Aug 1922, 14 y 4 m 24 d, father Charles Askquab, mother Rose Isaac, asthma.
Rosa Montese, d 08 Feb 1908, 85 y, married, basket maker, father and mother, unknown, pulmonary T B. Death record said burial in Isabella Cemetery.
Ninwayqua, d 10 Apr 1908, 47 y, married, basket maker, father and mother unknown, stomach cancer, informant Dan Shawboose. Death record said burial in Nottawa Indian Cemetery.
David Mongee, d 27 Oct 1908, widower, 88 y, father David Mongee, mother unknown, TB, exposure, Death record said burial was in Indian Cemetery.
Thomas Chatfield, d 29 Dec 1908, about 90, married, 3 children, 3 living, married at 25y father and mother unknown, old age.
Cora Silas, d 15 Mar 1909, 29 y, single, basket maker, father Silas, mother Mary Jones, euteric fever, pneumonia.
Joseph Moses, d 16 Jun 1909, 4 y 1m 20 d, b 26 Apr 1905, father David Moses, mother Martha Ashman, peritonitis bowel obstruction.
George Fish, d 12 Aug 1909, 21 y 5 m 12 d, b 09 Mar 1888, single, father Samuel Fish, mother Mary Negouahqu (?), TB, informant Julia Fish.
Sylvester Jackson, d 17 Sep 1909, 2 y, father John Jackson, mother Janie Jennie Fish, informant Albert Neyome.
George Squgian (?), d 4 Oct 1905, married, 95 y or so, father and mother unknown, old age, heart disease....Tipsicoe or Nippising Cemetery. "Lipson" (?)
William Saqaska, d 26 Jan 1906, 90 y, widowed, father Sawahbon, mother Sawenenequa, old age. Death record said burial in Indian Cemetery.
Mary Chatfield, d 13 Nov 1906, 80 y, widowed, father and mother unknown, senility. Death record said burial in Indian Cemetery.
Frank Shawayanas, d 25 Jan 1907, single, 20 y, father Sam Showaganes, mother unknown, tuberculoses.
Katherine Jones, d 16 Apr 1907, 20 y 2 m 17 d, married date of birth 27 Jan 1887, father James Jackson, mother Marion Paskenwag (?), eclamepsia (?) puerperal eclampsia.
Two Rivers Cemetery or Caldwell Cemetery, Deerfield Twp.
Stephen Neyome, d 18 Sep 1898, 5 m 7 d, father Albert Neyome, mother Mary Peters, cholera infantum.
Jacob Shawboose, d 05 Jan 1925, married Sarah Shawboose, birth date, 18 Jan 1831, 86 y 3 d, born Southern Michigan, father and mother unknown, apoplexy.
Egbert, d 22 Jan 1916. 85, laborer, father PETE Egbert, mother unknown, old age bronchial pneumonia.
Wesley Peters, d 03 Oct 1912, 20 y, father Isaac Peters, mother Sarah Okemos, apoplexy.
Fairview Cemetery, Weidman
Fairview Cemetery, Weidman, was deeded to Board of Health Nottawa Twp. 26 Nov 1897. Recorded in Liber 71, page 85. Sec 18 T 15 R 5. Plot 4. Most burials were in the same general location...Lot 44 in Row 5, Lots 40, 37 in Row 4, Lots 21, 22, 24 and 27 in Row 3. Lots 23, 38 and 39 may also have Indian burials. Sexton records are missing ca 1905-1925.
Martha Agaho Gachter, d 13 Apr 1903, 31 y, married, Joseph Gachter, husband, father John Agaho, mother Katherine Marsh, confinement (child birth). Plot 2. Two babies are also buried in the same lot.
John Wabinaw, d 25 Mar 1910, about 75, married, laborer, father and mother unknown, old age, Bright's Disease. Civil War headstone near center of cemetery. Plot 1.
Delia Wabinaw, d 25 Apr 1910, about 77, father Sanqinigh Keasa, mother unknown, cardiac insufficancy.
Sarah Newton, d 19 Oct 1916, 22y 3m 6 d, b 12 Jul 1894, single, housework, father unknown, mother Martha Ward, renal and cardiac dropsy, "unsanitary surroundings",
Henry Otto, d 25 Jan 1917, 11m 18 d, father Peter Otto, mother Emma Jackson, syphilis inherited from father, "friends" undertakers.
State Death Record
Harry Shawano, d 14 Mar 1917, 11m 14 d, b March 28, 1916. father Jake Shawano, mother Agnes Thalmon, pulmonary congestion. Headstone 1917-1918 Lot 22 (?).
Peter Marcus Otto, d 26 Apr 1919, 41y 2m 12d, married, date of birth 02 Feb 1878, father Marcus Otto, mother Mary Nottawa, pneumonia, carcinoma glands of neck, syphilis, informant Foster Otto.
Elizabeth Otto, d 28 May 1919, 15 y 10m 5 d, born 23 Jul 1903, father Peter Otto, mother Emma Jackson, TB syphilis.
Flossie Jackson Blackmer, d 19 Jun 1919, 8 y 10m 8 d, father Glen Blackmer, mother May Jackson, cerebro spinal meningitis, informant May Jackson Shawagan. Plot 1.
Mary J. Jackson, d 05 Mar 1920, 63 y, b. Feb unknown, housewife, father James Walker, mother Jennie Askkebee, husband Moses Jackson, informant Mrs. Peter Otto. (Don't know if she was buried in Fairview), cause unknown, no doctor, M. D. Rand, undertaker.
Mrs. John Jackson, d 08 Mar 1920. b. 1891, no death record, Lizzie Shaw Jackson (?), married 1917, Broomfield Twp., M. D. Rand, Mt. Pleasant, undertaker. Newspaper account 11 Mar 1920.
Dorothy Shawano, d 27 Oct 1920, 7 m 7d, b 20 Mar 1920, father Jacob Shawano, mother Agnes Jackson, acute eteritis (?), undertaker father and friends. Lot 23
State Death Record
Mabel Shawano, d 03 Jun 1921, 8y 5 m 30 d, b 04 Dec 1912, father Jacob Shawano, mother Agnes Solomon, TB.
Jacob Shawano, d 14 Sep 1921, 1 m 21 d, b 24 Jul 1921, father Jacob Shawano, mother Agnes Solomon, whooping cough.
Lucille Jackson, d 19 Sep 1921, 3 y 1 m 5 d, b 14 Aug 1918, father John Jackson, mother Lizzie Shaw, cliolesa morbus.
Orvel Shawano, d 04 Apr 1924, 2 m 3 d, b 05 Jan 1924, father Jake Shawano, mother Sarah Fish, pneumonia.
Senior (?)Junior (?) Shawano, 6m, Aug 1925, died in Kalkaska, Clearwater Twp.
May Williams, d 20 Nov 1924, 25 y, husband Amos Williams, father Moses Jackson, mother Nancy Walker, consumption, mother of Flossie Blackmer, both in Plot 1.
Other burials ...some with headstones. Plot 4
Frank Jones 51 y. 1917-1968 Space 4 Lot 22
Henry J. Jones 1915-1970 Space 5 Lot 22
Betsy Wabinaw 1857-1919 Lot 23?
Elizabeth Smith/Gross 1912-1992 Lot 27
Adam Smith 1883-1946 Lot 27
Jennie Smith 1864-1942 b. 79 y, d 05 Nov 1942-Lot 27
Emma Jackson 1881-1944 d. Dec 19 1944, b. 28 Feb 1881, Space 1 Lot 24
Solomon Jackson 1875-1950 b. 24 Aug 1875, d Sep 1950. Lot 24
Johnny Shawano 1913-1919 Lot 22 (?)
Levi Chatfield ca 1876-Feb 1956 Space 3 Lot 37
Joseph Akenbell ca 1875-Dec 1953 Space 2 Lot 37
John Wesley Jackson 1894-Dec 1953 Space 1 Lot 37
Violet Cross 1913-1990 Lot 37
Elmer Shawagon 1907-Jul 1976 North half Lot 38?? Lot 44
Mary Louise (Otto) Shawagan 1915-1996 Space 3 Lot 44
Peter Duane Otto 1937-1982 Lot 44
Samuel Shawagan 1868-1934 Lot 40
Maggie Shawagan 1871-1934 Lot 40
Joseph Jones 3 yr 1922 Lot 39 (?) Lot 22 (?)
Obide Gardner Norman, 70 y, -1957, Jan 1957, Space 1 Lot 65, Plat 3
Anna (Jackson) Norman, 74y, Nov 1965, Space 2, Lot 65, Plat 3
Data entered by Joyce McClain from Nottawa Township Clerk Deaths, Isabella County, Michigan. 2012