It comes from two files, together numbering over 500 pages and obtained through the ArchiviaNet database, at the National Archives of Canada website. The source for each file:
National Archives of Canada, Indian Affairs RG10, Volume 1943, File 4172-1: Sarnia reserve - Claim of Mary (Wapoose) Bateman to money for improvements on the sale of her land in Enniskillen Township.
National Archives of Canada, Indian Affairs RG10, Volume 1943, File 4172-2: Sarnia reserve - Claim of Nancy Wapoose to an annuty arising from the sale of her lot in Enniskillen Township.
The information available from this page relates to the families of:
Julia Peladeau/Palado and 1st husband Andre Prue/Proulx
Julia Peladeau/Palado and 2nd husband Henry Bateman
George Pitfield Sr. and Caroline Recollet/Maville
Whitfield Tillison/Tillson and Mary Recollet/Maville
Daughter of Charles Wapoose. She was a well-known and respected medicine woman of Sarnia. She had one child before marriage and was married twice, first to Dominique Peladeau/Palado, of the Thessalon River Indians. He froze to death about 1848, in Sarnia. Nancy then married Louis Recollet, also known as Louis Maville. The Chippewas of Sarnia Band Council approved Louis's application to join their Band. His original Band is currently unknown. Nancy died on 8 Aug 1888. See her will, dated 25 Nov 1886.
Nancy Wapoose's children:
Born about 1841. His father was John Laforge. Charles married Ann Donnelly on 29 Sep 1892, in Port Huron, Michigan.
Born 15 Feb 1843. Her father was Dominique Peladeau/Palado (Nancy Wapoose's first husband). Julia lived with her parents and the Band which came to be called the Chippewas of Sarnia. When she was very young, probably after the death of her father, she was taken by her mother and paternal grandmother, who was also called Julia Peladeau/Palado (and known as Julia Wahsaigezhikgokwe and as Negonahbonaquai) to Thessalon River Reserve, the home of the senior Julia Peladeau/Palado, her husband Louis Peladeau/Palado, and their son Dominique. Young Julia was left there with her paternal grandparents, who raised her to adulthood. Nancy Wapoose returned to the Sarnia area.
Julia married Andre Proulx on 18 Dec 1860, at Blind River Ontario. He died in a freak accident about 1873. Julia returned to Sarnia, where she met Henry Bateman, who worked on her mother's farm. Julia and Henry were married on 12 Dec 1876 at Port Huron, Michigan. They remained on the farm until they moved to Killarney in the 1890s.
Julia and Andre's children were: Edward Charles, William Dominique, Aurelie, Louis, Andrew, Mary, Marguerite Henriette (Harriet), Julia and Joseph.
Julia and Henry's children were: Joseph, Albert, Thomas, George, Peter, Richard, and Alice.
Born after 1843. Died about 1873. Second child of Nancy Wapoose and Dominique Peladeau/Palado.
Birthdate unknown. Daughter of Nancy Wapoose and Louis Recollet/Maville. Married Dr. Whitfield Tillison (also spelled Tillson) and had five children: Charles, Louise, Joseph, Alice, and Agnes. Mary died before 1886. After her death, her children were brought to Killarney, where they were raised by Ferdinand Roque and his wife Marguerite Recollet.
Birthdate unknown. Daughter of Nancy Wapoose and Louis Recollet/Maville. Caroline may have had a child before marriage, named William West. She married Augustin Goyer. She also had a child George Pitfield Sr,.named George J. Pitfield Jr. After Caroline's death, her children William West and George Pitfield Jr. were brought to Killarney, where they were raised by Ferdinand Roque and his wife Marguerite Recollet.
Birthdate unknown, son of Nancy Wapoose and Louis Recollet/Maville. Henry married and remained on Sarnia reserve. He had at least one son, Charles.