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Tall Decora (abt. 1811 - aft. 1886)

Tall Decora
Born about in Wisconsin, Illinois Territory, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after after about age 75 in Nebraska, United Statesmap
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Tall was Ho-Chunk.




Tall was born about 1811, the son of White War Eagle Decora, in what is now Wisconsin, but which was at the time part of Illinois Territory.

Other Tall Decorras

David Decora, born in 1840 and another Tall Decora of the same generation, b. 1842, were also known as "Tall".


He is known to have had at least one son, George, with whom his wife lived after his death. (1900 census)


He passed away after 1886 and before 1900, where the census of the latter year records Mrs. Tall Decora (b. 1799) as being a widow.


  • 1886 Indian census; Roll: M595_311; Page: 30; Line: 13; 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.
  • 1900 Federal Census for Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Page: 21; Enumeration District: 0187; Description: Winnebago Precinct; FHL microfilm: 1240941; United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.

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