Leonard Peltier and Margaret Freton Family Photographs
Above photo: Leonard, Mabel, Elizabeth, Clarence, Noah, Arthur, Mary, Henry Furton (Martha Furton's brother). Sitting is Margaret w/ baby Thelma and Martha w/ toddler Elsie on her lap. (Thelma and Elsie are Noah & Martha Furton-Peltier's children)
LEONARD PELTIER was born in 1846 in Chesterfield Twp, Macomb Co., MI, son of Antoine Peltier Sr. and Angelique Jacques, married MARGARET FRETON who was born in 1856 in Chesterfield Twp., Macomb Co., MI., daughter of Magalore (Michael) Freton (Forton) and Lucia (Lucy-Malinda) Rivard, in 1880 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.
Leonard and Margaret had 9 children of which 8 lived to adulthood. Leonard Peltier farmed and lived on the same property his father Antoine Peltier Sr. bought from his brother Charles Peltier Jr.(b. 1794)in 1831.
Leonard and Margaret's children are as follows:
1)Eli J. Peltier was born about 1882 and died in 1884.
2) Mary Alice Peltier was born in 1883 and died in 1970.
3) Elizabeth Peltier was born in 1885 and died in 1966.
4) Noah Joseph Peltier was born in 1887 and died in 1967.
5) Arthur N. Peltier was born in 1888 and died in 1962.
6) Priscilla M. Peltier was born in 1891 and died in 1978.
7) Clarence Amos Peltier was born in and died ???.
8) Mabel Selina Peltier was born in 1895 and died in 1992.
9) Della Leila Peltier was born in 1897 and died in 1977.