Julia (Decora) Lukehart
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Julia (Decora) Lukehart (1873 - 1967)

Julia Lukehart formerly Decora
Born in Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2019
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Julia (Decora) Lukehart was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Born 6 May 1873 in Nebraska (1931 census), she was the sister of the famous Angel DeCora and daughter of David Decora and Elizabeth (LaMere) Decora. Her mother Elizabeth LaMere also married Peter Sampson, and she and her sister Angel lived in his household beginning sometime in the 1880s. (1886-1889 censuses)

Name

The only Hocąk name that we have for her is her birth order name, Áksiáka, "Third Daughter". (1898 census)

Education and Cultural Contributions

"Angel DeCora had a younger sister, Julia DeCora Lukehart, who, like Angel, attended the Hampton Institute in Virginia." (McAnulty, 144)

"She was a source for information on the DeCora family collected by Thomas Hughes in 1927 for his publication, 'Indian Chiefs of Southern Minnesota: Containing Sketches of the Prominent Chieftains of the Dakota and Winnebago Tribes from 1825 to 1865'." (McAnulty, 144)

Death

She died in June of 1967 (Death Index), and is buried at the Omaha Valley Cemetery, Homer, Dakota County, Nebraska. (Find a Grave)

Sources

  • Linda M. Waggoner, Fire Light: The Life of Angel De Cora, Winnebago Artist. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-8061-3954-8.
  • Sarah McAnulty, "Angel DeCora: American Indian Artist and Educator," Nebraska History, 57 (1976): 142-199.
  • 1886 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 31; Line: 5; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1887 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 30; Line: 5. 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.
  • 1888 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 32; Line: 4. 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.
  • 1889 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 26; Line: 8; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1890 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 39; Line: 8; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1892 Indian census; Roll: M595_312; Page: 45; Line: 7; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1898 Indian census; Roll: M595_312; Page: 24; Line: 22; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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.
  • 1899 Indian census; Roll: M595_313; Page: 28; Line: 12; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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.
  • 1900 Indian census; Roll: M595_313; Page: 29; Line: 13; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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.
  • 1901 Indian census; Roll: M595_313; Page: 28; Line: 23; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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.
  • 1902 Indian census; Roll: M595_313; Page: 19; Line: 31; Agency: Omaha & Winnebago. 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 Federal Census for Township 62, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T624_724; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0244; FHL microfilm: 1374737. 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. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.
  • 1920 Federal Census for Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Roll: T625_1002; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0217; Description: Winnebago Precinct including Winnebago Village. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  • 1930 Federal Census for Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0016; Description: WINNEBAGO VILLAGE; FHL microfilm: 2341029. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
  • 1931 Indian census; Roll: M595_667; Page: 54; Line: 2; Agency: Winnebago. 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.
  • 1940 Federal Census for Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Roll: m-t0627-02267; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 87-17; Description: WINNEBAGO ELECTION PRECINCT OUTSIDE WINNEBAGO VILLAGE. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
  • Julia Lucart in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 01 February 2021), memorial page for Julia D. Decora Lucart (1873–1967), Find a Grave Memorial no. 78424465, citing Omaha Valley Cemetery, Homer, Dakota County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by K. Roberts (contributor 46807847) .


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