Name: Margaret LaPointe
Birth: 01 JAN 1820 in Red River settlement, Manitoba, Canada
Burial: O'Neill Creek Cemetery
Death: 08 NOV 1903 in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa Co., WI of Liver Cancer
Margaret's Indian name was Mahjequa.
In the 1900 Census for Eagle Point, Chippewa Co., WI, Margaret was living with her daughter Emily Popple.
The Sentinial Nov 9, 1903
Margaret McCann Passes Away - Came to Chippewa in 1838, Mother of 16 children, 60 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Mrs. Margaret McCann, died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charlie Sweeney, 29 Birch St., after an illness of two months.
She was born at Manitoba, Canada, Jan. 1, 1820. Married in Prairie du Chien to Daniel McCann in 1835, moved to Chippewa in 1838, and has resided in Chippewa County ever since. Mrs. McCann was the mother of 16 children, seven boys and nine girls, eight of whom are living. The living are: Mrs. Barbara Popple of Popple Lake; Mrs. Emily Popple of Chippewa City; Mrs. Louisa Mishler of Springbrook; Mrs. Addie Sweeney of this city; Daniel McCann of Brunett Co.; Peter and James of Springbrook; Henry McCann of Eagleton. Her children were all at her bedside when the end came. She has 60 grand children and 27 great grand children. The funeral will be held from the M. E. Church, Tuesday morning at 10:00. Internment in the Eagle point Cemetery. Last week the Milwaukee Sentinel published a picture of the aged lady and also a brief historical review, stating that she was the wife of Daniel McCann who traded corn to the indians and secured "Old Abe" the famous war eagle.
Father: Louis Sulpice Desautels LaPointe b: 23 JUN 1795 in L'Assomption, Quebec
Mother: Emilie Bottineau b: 1799
Daniel McCann b: 26 JAN 1816 in Wayne, Adams Co., OH
21 DEC 1838
in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI 1
- Peter Ulysses McCann b: 08 AUG 1868 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Henry William McCann b: 11 MAR 1866 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Daniel McCann b: 1847 in Chippewa Co., WI
- John McCann b: 1842 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Lizette McCann b: 1845 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Emily McCann b: 17 FEB 1852 in Eagle Point, Chippewa Co., WI
- Daniel W. McCann b: 17 DEC 1853 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Louisa Anna McCann b: 03 OCT 1855 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Adaline McCann b: 24 MAR 1857 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Clarinda "Clara" McCann b: 08 MAR 1860 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- James Arthur McCann b: 28 JAN 1863 in Jim Falls, Chippewa Co., WI
- Margaret Barbara McCann b: 01 JAN 1844 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI
- George McCann b: 1840 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Mary Louise McCann b: 27 NOV 1849 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Josephine McCann b: 1836 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Kate McCann b: 1843 in Chippewa Co., WI
- Title: Married by J. H. Lockwood, Justice of the peace
Married by J. H. Lockwood, Justice of the peace., Source Medium: Other