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Ben Decorah (abt. 1882)

Ben Decorah
Born about in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2020
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Ben was Ho-Chunk.

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Biography

Birth

Ben was born about 1882. He was the son of Sam Decorra and Mary Little John.

Name

His Hocąk birth order name was HaNaKah, which is for Hēną́ga, "Second Son". (1913 census)

Sources

  • 1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; 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.
  • 1913 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Line: 16; Agency: Tomah Ind 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.


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