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Ipįwįga Good Mouth Woman (abt. 1790)

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Ipįwįga "E-pe-ink-ah" Good Mouth Woman
Born about in Northwest Territory, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 21 Feb 2020 | Created 19 Nov 2019
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Ipįwįga Good Mouth Woman was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Name

E-pe-ink-ah appears to be for Ipįwįga, "Good Mouth Woman," or "Pretty Mouth Woman." This name is from I, "mouth"; , "good, pretty"; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.

Family

In an affidavit sworn on 20 Sept. 1838, "John Vunk, a white man, who being duly sworn according to Law doth say. That he is about 26 years old—That he was married in May 1836 to Heigh-noh, who was a full blood Winnebago woman, being the daughter of Wild Goose. and E-pe-ink-ah. That he has a son by his said wife, named john, who is now about twenty months old—That the child is smart & active and now resides with its parents." (Waggoner, 61a)

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