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Chief Johnny Okemos
Birth: 1770
Bloomfield
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 1858
Okemos
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Native American Indian Chief. Chief of the Saginaw Chippewa people of the Ojibwa nation.

Okemos was British scout in the War of 1812. Okemos fought at the Battle of Lower Sandusky. During the battle, Okemos was slashed with a saber; which left a five-inch (127 mm) scar on his forehead that remained for the rest of his life as a distinguishing feature.

 
 
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 Children:
  Mekchis Quahwis Okemos Demeray (____ - 1852)*
 
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Burial:
Shimnecon Cemetery
Portland
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Marilynn Johnson
Record added: May 06, 2009
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