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Clara (Brown) Miner (abt. 1900 - 1936)

Clara Miner formerly Brown
Born about [location unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1919 (to 21 Jan 1936) in Wisconsin, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Mother of
Died in Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2020
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Clara was Ho-Chunk.

Contents

Biography

Birth

Clara was born about 1900.

Name

Her Hocąk name was given as MaNaHumpEWinKah (1921 census), which is for Mąnąhąbᵋwįga, "She who Throws Out Dirt", an attested personal name in the Bear Clan. It is from, , "earth, dirt, ground, land"; nąhąp, "to make a hole in a solid with the foot or by machinery'; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.

Children

She had the following children with William Miner:

Mollie Irene (b. 14 August 1920)
Clara Geraldine, Jr. (b. 20 March 1931 - 21 Mar 2017)
William, Jr. (b. 5 November 1934)

Death

She passed away on 21 Jan 1936 in Tomah, Wisconsin (1937 census), of pulmonary tuberculosis. (1939 census)

Sources

  • 1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 6. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1910 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 6; Agency: Wittenberg. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1921 Indian census; Roll: M595_168; Page: 41; Line: 16; Agency: Grand Rapids. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1937 Indian census; Roll: M595_573; Page: 72; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian School. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1939 Indian census, No. II — Deduction Roll, (b) Deaths, exclusive of stilbirths, occurring before Jan. 1, 1938, but not previously reported; Roll: M595_573; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian Agency. Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M595, 692 rolls); Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75; National Archives, Washington, D.C.


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