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Chief William Anderson

CHIEF WILLIAM ANDERSON
b. 1750-60, Ohio or Pennsylvania, to a Delaware Indian and a white trader named Anderson
d. October 1831, Kansas

m. about 1780 the widow of Twee Hul Lah Lah, who was the sister of Captain Patterson
d. after 1784

Children:

  • Se So Cum (bef. 1780-1825)
  • Me King Ees (aft. 1780-ca. 1862)
  • Sar Cox Le (1784-ca. 1886)

The family came to Anderson’s Town on the White River in Madison County about 1798. They left in 1820. The tribe was first moved to Missouri, then Kansas, then later to Oklahoma. Se So Cum was killed in Arkansas by Osage Indians while on a hunting party. Anderson, a Chief of the Delaware, died just a year after the tribe moved from Missouri to Kansas.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN

Me King Ees Anderson

ME KING EES ANDERSON
b. after 1780, possibly in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, to Chief William Anderson and the sister of CaptainĀ 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