Descendants and Ancestors of Andre Morin (Andrew Morrow) born 24 Feb 1797 in Montreal at the Basilique Notre-Dame Quebec, and his brother Francois Benjamin Morin (Benjamin Morrow) born 1893 in Montreal Quebec. While Andre Morin arrived on Mackinac Island prior to 1820 and lived at Holmes in early census records, he later moved to Bois Blanc Island with his family sometime in the 1850’s and then Cheboygan in the late 1860’s. Andre Morin married Mary Ann Naanwandago, Marie Louisa Beaubien and Mary Corron. Andre Morin dies in 1878 in Cheboygan Michigan at the age of 81. His brother Francois Benjamin Morin, married Margaret Bazinet and moved to the La Pointe and Bayfield Wisconsin areas.
Les Cheneaux Islands
Our Ancestors were French and Native American from the Mackinac Band of Chippewa Indians primarily from Bois Blanc Island, Mackinac Island and the Les Cheneaux Islands area near Cedarville Michigan, And from the following “Lake Superior Bands of Chippewa Indians: The Garden River Band of Chippewa Indians located in Ontario, The Sault Ste. Marie band of Chippewa Indians (both Bay Mills and Sault Tribe), The Keweenaw Bay Indians located in L’Anse, Baraga, The Lac du Flambeau Indians near Chippewa River in Wisconsin. We are also descended from the Potawatomi Indians near Milwaukee Wisconsin. And “probably” the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the Little River Band of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians of Manistee.