Me King Ees Anderson

b. after 1780, possibly in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, to Chief William Anderson and the sister of Captain Patterson (Twee Hul Lah Lah)
d. about 1862, Kansas

m. around 1801, Anderson’s Town, along the White River in Madison County, Indiana
William Conner
b. 10 December 1777, Lichtenau, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
d. 28 August 1855, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana

Children with William Conner:

  • John (1802-1869) married (1) a Delaware Indian (name unknown), (2) Nancy Wilson, (3) Mrs. Charlotte Wolf Bullette
  • Hamilton (abt. 1805-aft. 1873) married a Caddo woman
  • Nancy (abt. 1805-abt. 1852) married (1) a Delaware Indian named Wilson, (2) John Quincy Adams, (3) remarried Wilson
  • William Marshall (abt. 1813-1861) married (1) Ah Le Now, (2) Nancy Qua To Too
  • James (abt. 1817-1877)
  • Eliza (1818-1877)

The family came to Anderson’s Town, Madison County, around 1798, then they began and operated Conner’s Trading Post in Hamilton County. In 1820, Me King Ees left with her children and her tribe as one of the provisions of the Treaty of Greenville. Me King Ees and William Marshall Conner set up a trading post on the Current River, then after 1822, they set up a post on the Red River in southwestern Arkansas.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN

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