"[The younger] Michel's mother was called Josette. Henokaw (or Hinuga) was here birth-order name, because she was the first daughter of The Spaniard, an alleged Winnebago chief." (Waggoner, Red Wing, 7)
“Michael St. Cyr, who being duly sworn, doth depose and say. that he is about twenty eight years old, is the son of H. St. Cyr, and Keenokou who was a full blood Winnebago woman, who was the daughter of “The Spaniard,” who was one of the first chiefs of the Winnebago Nation." (Waggoner, Neither, 39a)
Michel St. Cyr's sister, Ellen "... is the daughter of Hyacinth St Cyr a white man and Kee-nou-Kon a full blood Winnebago woman—That she resides at Prairie du Chlen [and] ls about 22 years old ..." (Waggoner, Neither, 36b) This shows that she lived in Prairie du Chien in 1838.
Josette is 15 degrees from Daniel Boone, 19 degrees from John Adams, 19 degrees from James Beckwourth, 16 degrees from Jemmy Bird, 18 degrees from Kit Carson, 17 degrees from William Clark, 21 degrees from James Clyman, 19 degrees from David Crockett, 14 degrees from Louis Jolliet, 15 degrees from Esther Pariseau, 13 degrees from Pierre Esprit Radisson and 19 degrees from Zachary Jon Smith on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.