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Lucy Hocą́kiwįga Decorah (1895 - 1914)

Lucy Hocą́kiwįga Decorah
Born in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1913 (to 6 Dec 1914) in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Menigoz Farm, Eaton, Clark, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Oct 2019
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Lucy Decorah was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Name

Her Hocąk name is HoChunkEWinKah, which is for Hocą́kiwįga, "Winnebago Woman." Compare the Bear Clan name, Hocą́kiwįxetega, "Big Winnebago Woman."

Birth

Lucy was born on 8 May 1895. She is the daughter of William Decorah and Carrie (Lucy) Decorah.

Death

She died at age 19 on the Menigoz Farm, Eaton Township, Section 12, SW ¼, southeast of Greenwood, Wisconsin (1915 plat map), while her family was working on the farm. For the previous year she had been suffering from tuberculosis. Lucy is buried in Block A, Lot 062, Greenwood Cemetery, Eaton Township, Wisconsin. (Greenwood Cemetery; Find a Grave)

Sources

  • 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.
  • 1915 Plat Map for Eaton Township.
  • Greenwood Cemetery, Clark County History Website.
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 25 November 2020), memorial page for Lucy Funmaker (8 May 1895–6 Dec 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121782363', citing Greenwood City Cemetery, Greenwood, Clark County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Bob Ottinger (contributor 47263661) .


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