The first settler of Shawnee. In 1927 purchased 3000 acres of land including the islands of Shawano and Manwalamink from the Minsi indians. He was a grandson of Nicholas DuPuy and his wife Catherine DeVos, Huguenot refugees from Artois France who,…
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