Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh)

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Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh)

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Birthplace: Fort Pelly, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Daughter of Michel Okanins and Chepay Whitford
Wife of N. N. and John Thomas (aka We-wah-sang)
Mother of Mary; Sara; Caroline; N.N.; N.N. and 9 others

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Immediate Family

About Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh)

NANCY (aka KANEKOITSH)

Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh) was a member of the Mistawasis Cree Band until she was discharged from Treaty on 5 Jult 1886. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application for Nancy, Mrs John Thomas She is the daughter of Michael Okanins and his wife Chepay Whitford. She was born in 1820, at Fort Pelly in the North West Territory, now in Saskatchewan, Canada. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application for Nancy, Mrs John Thomas She is identified as Nancy Whitford or Okanins in the metis script application of her son David Thomas Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application by David Thomas and as Nancy Whitford Okanins in the metis script application of her son John Thomas. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application of John Thomas

First Marriage

The name of Nancy's first husband is not known. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application for Nancy, Mrs John Thomas

Children of her First Marriage

  1. Mary
  2. Sara
  3. Caroline
  4. N.N.
  5. N.N.

Second Marriage

Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh) married John Thomas (aka We-wah-sang) in 1855, at Portage la Prairie in the North West Territory, now in Alberta, Canada. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Application for Nancy, Mrs John Thomas

Children of her Second Marriage

  1. Thomas Thomas
  2. William Thomas
  3. John Thomas
  4. Maryanne Thomas
  5. David Thomas
  6. Charles Thomas
  7. Eliza Thomas
  8. Anne Thomas
  9. Sara Thomas

Her Metis Script Application

21 July 1886 at St. Albert: Nancy Thomas: address: St. Albert; born: 1820 at Fort Pelly; father: Michel Okanins (Métis); mother: Chepay Whitford (Métis); married: 1855 at Portage la Prairie to John Thomas alias We-wah-sang; children living: Mary, Sara, John, Mary Anne and David; children deceased: Caroline, Charles and 2 not baptised; scrip for $160.00; claim no. 427. [Library and Archives Canada, Metis Script Applications, reference RG15-D-II-8-c. Volume/box number: 1369. Copied container number: C-15006]

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Her Husband's Metis Script Application

21 July 1886 at St. Albert: John Thomas alias We-wah-sang: address: St. Albert; born: 1824 at Red Deer River; father: Kepeyash Thomas (Métis); mother: Kewekapaweek (Métis); married: 1855 at Portage la Prairie to Nancy Okannins; children living: Thomas, William, John, Mary-Anne and David; children deceased: Charles Eliza, Anne and Sara; scrip for $160.00; claim no. 426.

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Metis Script Application by her son David Thomas

22 July 1886 at St. Albert David Thomas: address: St. Albert; born: 1866 near Fort Ellice; father: John Thomas or Wewahsang (Métis); mother: Nancy Whitford, or Okanins (Métis); married: July, 1882 at Peace Hills to Isabelle Piche; children living: Frederick and John; scrip for $240.00; claim no. 430. [Library and Archives Canada, Metis Script Applications, reference RG15-D-II-8-c. Volume/box number: 1369. Copied container number: C-15006]

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Metis Script Application by her son John Thomas

22 July 1886 at St. Albert John Thomas junior: born: 1857 at Fort Ellice; father: John Thomas, We-wah-sang (Métis); mother: Nancy Okannins Whitford (Métis); married: 1878 at Battle River Settlement to Christina Gladu; children living: Marie, Caroline and William; scrip for $240.00; claim no. 428. Library and Archives Canada: Metis Script Applications, reference RG15-D-II-8-c. Volume/box number: 1369. Copied container number: C-15006]

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Metis Script Application by her daughter MaryAnne

ST. ALBERT, 22 JULY 1886: MARY ANNE THOMAS address: St. Albert; born: 1863 at Fort Ellice; father: John Thomas or Wewah-sang (Métis); mother: Nancy Whitford, or Okanins (Métis); scrip for $240.00; claim no. 431. [Library and Archives Canada, Metis Script Applications, reference RG15-D-II-8-c. Volume/box number: 1369. Copied container number: C-15006]

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Nancy (aka Kanekoitsh)'s Timeline

1820
1820
Fort Pelly, Saskatchewan, Canada
1855
1855
Age 35
1855
Age 35
1855
Age 35
1855
Age 35
1855
Age 35
1857
1857
Age 37
Fort Ellice, Manitoba, Canada
1863
1863
Age 43
Fort Ellice, North West Territories
1866
1866
Age 46
Fort Ellice, Manitoba, Canada