- Freya Noir Fortner - 
B:22 Jul 2017 Eugene, Lane, Oregon, USA
- Tad Roger Ericson -
B:28 October 1983 Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, USA
- Thomas Roger Ericson - 
B:Feb 1954 Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, USA

- June Ruby Castle -   
B:7 Jun 1921 Farmington, Whitman, Washington, USA
D:17 Oct 2016 Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, USA
- Ruby A Goddard - 
B:Abt. 1898 Farmington, Whitman, Washington, USA
D:9 Sep 1966 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, United States of America

- Sarah Amelia "Sadie" Redsull - 
B:25 Jan 1882 Deschutes County, Oregon, United States
D:17 Mar 1957 Deschutes, Oregon, United States
- James S Redull -
B:Dec 1856 Sauves Island, Multnomah, Oregon, United States of America
D:14 Oct 1933 Malheur, Oregon, United States
- Amelia Spence - 
B:12 November 1836 Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
D:6 November 1905 Boise, Ada County, Idaho, United States of America
- Arrabella McKenzie -
B:Apr 1818 Norway House, St John's, Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
D:15 Nov 1893 Sauvies Island, Multnomah, Oregon, USA
- Sarah A 'Sally' Sutherland -
B:Abt. 1801 York Factory, Manitoba, Canada
D:6 Jul 1829 Portneuf, Mille Vaches, Quebec, Canada
- Sarah Cree Woman Indian -
B:1783 Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
D:1815 Cumberland House, Saskatchewan, Canada
Tad Roger Ericson - Erika Lynn Fortner
Tomas Roger Ericson - Victoria Johnston Ericson
Jerry (Gerald) Roger Ericson -  Ruby A Goddard
Charles Asa Goddard - Sarah Amelia "Sadie"  Redsull
James S Redsull - Mattie Margaret Kearsage Cooney
Thomas Timms Redsull - Amelia Spence

George John "Joseph" Spence - Catherine Lond TCHE-TCHIT “Swampy Cree Woman” Sarcee
Joseph "Metis" Matwewinin Roulette - Marguerite "Metis Marie" Tepe-nawa-banook
Roderick McKenzie Jr - Sarah A 'Sally' Sutherland
William "William of Solar" Spence - Janet Allan / Isaac Batt -Nikawiy Sarah Batt" Chiefs Daughter Fowler Nistichio "Cree Woman" Nisichawayasi Nehethowuk / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? /

Magnus Spence - Margaret Johnston / Mitchall Allan - Elspeth Johnston / Danzick Batt - Sarah Linsdel / Cree Cheif Nistichio - Nistichio
???? - ???? / ???? - Margret Pottinger / Williame William Allan/Alene - Mary SINCLAIR (ALLAN) / John Batt - Mary Maria Curtis / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? / ???? - ???? /
Francis Handbury - Letitia Cartwright
Elizabeth Hanbury
/ Androw Manson - Isabella Hay /
?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ??  / ?? / James Murray - Janet Manson /
?? / ?? / ?? / ?? / ??  / Janet Murray 
?? / ?? / George Sutherland - Janet Mowat / ?? - ??

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 ////////////////// Not Sure of 'Metis' tribal relations prior to 1783 //////////////////////
Nikawiy Sarah Batt Chiefs Daughter Fowler Nistichio Nisichawayasi Nehethowuk
(Last Updated: September 12, 2017)
Jean Baptiste (Wichewask) SPENCE was born around 1807-11 at Cumberland House, son of an Indian woman named TCHE-TCHIT and John SPENCE of uncertain origins.
** I (Gary Still) have been researching the early SPENCE families for many years, and have always been confused by much of the information I found about this family. Keep in mind - As of the last update, no evidence has been presented that definitely indicates who Jean Baptiste’s parents were. All we have are theories and suggestions as follows:
Ida SPENCE (a descendant) from Web-searches: In his Scrip application, he says his father was _ SPENCE, an Orkneyman, and his mother was TCHE-TCHIT, a Swampee Indian woman. He could not rightly remember their names. Don’t forget when he applied for scrip he was 80 years old! He said he was born in 1807 at Cumberland House, NWT.
Ed SPENCE, another great-great grandson, has presented another very interesting theory that Jean Baptiste may have been a son of Joseph SPENCE (1772-1756) along with many other interesting details. See his comments on the Forum at the link below.
Ida (from his Scrip): In 1834 Jean Baptiste married Marie ROULETTE or METTWAYWEMIN in Baie St. Paul on the Assiniboine River (See map below). In 1835 their first child, Jean Baptiste Jr. was born at Sandy Bay on the east side of Lake Manitoba.
In 1851 eldest son Jean Baptiste Jr. married Josephte SAUTEUSE in St Francois Xavier.
It appears that it was some 17 years before their second child, Marie was recorded born in 1852 at Gladstone. ** That seems like a long time between children; perhaps there were other children who died in infancy.
The rest of Baptiste’s children were born at Totogan; Louis in 1854, John in 1856 and Eliza in 1860.
MHS: Totogan was on the fork of the Whitemud River and Rat Creek (now misnamed Willow Bend Creek). Totogan appears on the map of those surveys completed to 1874. Now, like many others, it is a cultivated field. Spring flooding was a problem for Totogan. Nearby on the Whitemud was "The Landing" for the Hudson Bay lake boats. There was a considerable settlement attached to this enterprise. For nearly ten years a break-away group of Salteaux from YELLOW QUILL's Band lived in a village across the river from Totogan and upstream on Rat Creek. ** MORE ABOUT TOTOGAN in MHS
Aerial view of the former Totogan town site, established where the Rat
Creek in the foreground entered the Whitemud River in the background.
Lake Manitoba is visible in the back right corner of the photo. (September 2005)
(Source: Gordon Goldsborough)
On May 9, 1856 son John was baptized by Father Jean Baptiste THIBAULT (1810-1879) on one of his first visits to White Mud River Band. ** MORE ABOUT JEAN BAPTISTE THIBAULT in DCBO

In 1864 eldest son Jean Baptiste Jr. married a second time in St Francois Xavier to Marie KIPIPAYA who died in childbirth in 1866. In 1867 he married a third time to Louise FISHER in White Mud, daughter of Marie Anne (Indian) and Henry FISHER, a French Canadian.
Canadian Confederation
Red River Rebellion
Manitoba becomes a Province
On July 1, 1867 the British colonies in North America were united under the British North American Act to become the Dominion of Canada. Sir John A MACDONALD (1815-1891) was appointed as Canada’s first Prime Minister; a month later he won the first federal election.William McDOUGALL (1822-1905) became the Minister of Public Works, and he began negotiations to acquire Rupert’s Land from the HBC, sending out surveyors to prepare the way for an expected influx of settlers.
On Oct 11, 1869, Louis RIEL (1844-1885) placed his foot on the surveyors’ chain to tell them their work was finished. This marked the beginning of a Red River Metis Rebellion.
Ida (from his Scrip): In 1869-70 Baptiste wintered at Fort Pelly.
On July 15,1870 Manitoba became the fifth province of Canada, the Canadian Government having acquired the territory previously governed by the HBC. The Rebellion was essentially over. On that date, according to his Scrip, Baptiste was still living in Totogan and Sprague & Frye lists their children that year as Louis (age 18), Mary (16), John (14), Ellen (8) and Eliza (age 6).

Treaty Number One
On Aug 3, 1871 Treaty Number One was signed by Chief YELLOW QUILL (O-ZAH-WAH-SKO-GWAN-NA-BE), leader of the Plains Ojibway known as the Portage Band, who tried to stop the whites from moving west of Portage la Prairie. This Treaty established three First Nations for the Portage Band in southern Manitoba. They are the Long Plain, Sandy Bay and Swan Lake First Nations. ** MORE ABOUT CHIEF YELLOW QUILL in WIKIPEDIA
Ojibway/ French mixed-bloods requested a reservation be set aside for them and the request was accepted, but the Half-breeds were required to move north to where the Town of Westbourne is now located. The new Half-Breed Reserve is named Whitemud.
In the early and mid-1870’s YELLOW QUILL and his followers commenced an exodus to the Qu’Appelle Valley of Saskatchewan and it became necessary to negotiate with him once again. On Aug 24, 1876 YELLOW QUILL signed Adhesion Treaty Number Four. The Whitemud residents however did not recognize YELLOW QUILL as their leader; they remained in Manitoba
In 1872 eldest daughter Marie married Lawson WESAWOK aka LACOUETTE at the Catholic Mission at Totogan, the son of Madeline BELHUMEUR and Baptiste WESAWOK-LACOUETTE (1820-1915), one of the two councillors of the White Mud River Band.

Sandy Bay Reserve
In 1873 the Whitemud Reserve and its members were relocated again. This time straight north (to Sandy Bay); and in 1877 these residents were told to move yet again, after the surveyor told them he made a mistake. This time just one mile southeast of where Sandy Bay currently is today (Western shore of Lake Manitoba).
Westbourne History: In July of 1877 Baptiste and his family journeyed up to Sandy Bay to attend the wedding of their daughter Helene and remained there permanently. Helene married William RICHARD, son of Madeleine WEST & William RICHARD (b-1836).
In 1878 son Louis married Lisette LACOUETTE in Sandy Bay, daughter of Marie OKANENS and Augustin LACOUETTE (b-1829).
Census of 1881 in Sandy Bay: Saml (?) Baptiste SPENCE, age 70; wife Marie, age 60. Children: Jean Baptiste (age 16) and St Pierre (age 11). ** NOTE: These children are more likely grandchildren. Their correct parentage is uncertain at this time.
Around 1881 son John married Magdeline WESAWOK aka LACOUETTE at White Mud River, daughter of Marie OKANENS and Baptiste WESAWOK and sister of Lawson (see above).
On July 21, 1884 the Sandy Bay Reserve had its very first elections. Mr. Francois DEMARAIS wins and is the first elected Chief. Baptiste SPENCE (the Elder) and Wah-sah-hook (WICHEWASK – Jean Baptiste SPENCE JR) win for the councilor positions and are the first councilors.
It was in 1887 when Baptiste applied for his Half-breed Scrip he was still living in Sandy Bay.
Jean Baptiste SPENCE SR Dies at Ste. Rose Du Lac
In the early spring of 1889, sons Jean Baptiste Jr, Louis and Johnny from Sandy Bay, and a few other Metis from St Vital established themselves as the first residents of what was to be known as Ste. Rose du Lac. On April 28, 1889 Jean Baptist SPENCE SR died at St Rose soon after the pioneers arrived there. He was buried the next day.
In the 1901 census, Widow Mary SPENCE (age 90) was recorded living with her grandson Samuel SPENCE in Westbourne. In 1903 she died at Ste Rose du Lac.
Comments and queries at this link: FORUM DISCUSSING this JEAN BAPTISTE SPENCE FAMILY
=========================== Family Details ===========================
1. 1835 JEAN BAPTISTE SPENCE (m1.  Josephte SAUTEUSE, m2. Marie KYIPAYA, m3 Lalouise FISHER)
4. 1856 JOHN SPENCE (m. Magdeline WESAWOK aka LCCOUETTE)
5. Jan 10, 1860 HELENE (ELLEN) SPENCE (m. William RICHARD)
?7. May 5, 1870 ST PIERRE COOK alias PETER SPENCE (m. Marie MONZINI)
Hudson Bay Archives - https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/biographical/index.html
Thomas Timms Redsull, Circa 1884 - 1952 (16 Jun 1884-6 Dec 1952 (aged 68))
Thomas Timms Redsull was born circa 1884, in birth place, Idaho, to James Sutherland Spence Redsull and Margaret Kearsage Redsull (born Coone).
James was born in December 1856, in Sauves Island, Multnomah, Oregon, United States of America.
Margaret was born in August 1864, in California, USA.
Thomas had 12 siblings: James Sutherland Spence Redsull, Etta Ruby Redsull and 10 other siblings.
Thomas married Lena Belle Redsull (born Blanton).
Lena was born in November 1879, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA.
They had 2 daughters: Sarah Mildred Hull (born Redsull) and one other child.
Thomas lived in 1900, Idaho.
He lived in 1910, Oregon.
He lived in 4 more places.
Thomas passed away on month day 1952, at age 68 in death place, Oregon
Great, indeed, have been the changes that time and man have wrought since Thomas T. Redsull landed on the Pacific coast. California yet belonged to Mexico, and much of the land, especially in the southern part of the state, was divided into large estates, owned and occupied by Spanish families. Mr. Redsull was then but eleven years of age, yet had started out to make his own way in the world. He was born in the County of Kent, England, on the 15th of November, 1827, a son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Goymer) Redsull, both of whom were natives of England and representatives of ancient families of that country. They were both members of the Episcopal Church, and the father was a collector of excise for the government. He departed this life in 1858, at the age of fifty years, and his widow is now living at the age of one hundred and three years. They had seven children, but only three are now living.
Mr. Redsull of this review acquired his early education in England, and when only eleven years of age was bound out as an apprentice to the Hudson’s Bay Company, and in their service came to the United States in 1838, landing in California. He is consequently one of the oldest pioneers of that state. The same year he also went to Oregon, and therefore can claim the honor of being a pioneer of that state, too. He made his home at Vancouver and was for twenty years a pilot on the Columbia River at Multnomah.
On Multnomah island, May 4, 1854, Mr. Redsull was united in marriage to Miss Amelia Spence, a native of Canada, and their union has been blessed with six children, five of whom are living, namely: James Spence, a resident of Owyhee County, Idaho; Elizabeth, wife of George B. Pinkham; Emma, widow of Charles H. Tegaskis; Caroline, wife of W. H. Bailey, of Hailey; and Sarah, who is at home with her parents.
During the mining excitement in this state Mr. Redsull removed to Idaho City, where he engaged in placer mining, taking out considerable gold. He was a soldier in the Cayuse war, and was on the field at the massacre of Dr. Whitman and his family. In 1863 he was one of the organizers of a company formed for the purpose of checking the Indian depredations. This company was commanded by Captain Jeff Stanford, and they came upon the Indians at the crossing of Snake River on the Weiser. They were sent there to protect the emigrants and had several little encounters with the red men continuing the organization for two and a half years, during which time some eight or ten of the volunteers were killed, and also several Indians; but the habit of the Indians in carrying off their dead made it impossible to determine with accuracy just how many of the red men were slain. In 1878 Mr. Redsull volunteered to aid General Howard and continued with him until the close of hostilities, when the Indians surrendered. He then located in Boise and was engaged in freighting for four or five years. On the expiration of that period he went to South Mountain, and on to Tuscarora, Nevada, where he conducted the Grand Prize Hotel, at the Grand Prize mine.
There he remained until 1881, when he came to Bellevue, being one of the first settlers of the town. Since that time he has been prominently associated with its development and up building, and for seventeen years was honored with the office of justice of the peace. In 1898 he was elected judge of the probate court of Blaine County and is now acceptably serving in that capacity. What higher testimonial of his ability, trustworthiness and fidelity to duty could be given than the statement that he served in one office for seventeen consecutive years? His official record is above question and is indeed creditable to himself and his constituents. He became a Republican on attaining his majority, and now votes the “silver” Republican ticket. He has passed all the chairs in the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and is probably the oldest representative of the order in the state, having been identified therewith for forty-eight years. He joined Pioneer Lodge, No. 1, of Idaho City, and his name is now on the roll of Bellevue Lodge, No. 9. He is also a member of the Sailors’ Benevolent Society, and his wife belongs to the Episcopal Church. They have a beautiful home in Bellevue, which he erected in 1892. During the sixty-one years of his residence on the Pacific coast he has seen the formation of territories, their development into states, the establishment of villages which have become thriving cities, and the introduction of all the lines of business known to civilization. The rapid and wonderful development of the northwest is a matter of marvel, and it is a glorious thing to have been a part of it as Mr. Redsull has been. He has through more than six decades watched the march of progress and well deserves mention among the honored pioneers.
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