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John Brown (abt. 1833 - aft. 1910)

John Brown
Born about in Wisconsin, Michigan Territorymap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after after about age 77 in Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2019
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John was Ho-Chunk.


“Rasdell also states that White Breast had a younger brother called Na-xee-sheb-ga who was the father of John Brown whose children are now living in Nebraska.” (Jipson, 235)

This is almost certainly the John Brown living at the Winnebago Agency in Thurston County, Nebraska in 1910 (see Census). His wife, identified only as "Mrs. Brown," was born in Iowa in 1858, and married him in 1870 when she was only 12 years old.


  • Norton William Jipson, Story of the Winnebagoes (Chicago: The Chicago Historical Society, 1923). This is an unpublished typescript.
  • 1910; Census Place: Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Roll: T624_857; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0207; FHL microfilm: 1374870 Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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