Charles Greengrass
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Charles Greengrass (1882 - 1923)

Charles Greengrass
Born in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at about age 41 in Cranmoor, Wood, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Oct 2019
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Charles was Ho-Chunk.


“The sons of Wanknaroskaka or James Blackhawk were Nojumbka, meaning The thunder who strikes the tree or John Blackhawk and Wakjagohoyka, (Returning with victory), Albert Black hawk, died July 1912, at age 20. The daughters are Chimkananewinka (She who goes on the village) born 1875 married Edwin Greengrass; Ahosojwaywinka (She whose feathers are worn) born 1881, married Arthur Cas_man, and Wakanjapinwinka (The good thunder woman), born 1886, married Charles Greengrass and lives at Trempealeau, Wisconsin.” (Jipson, 241)


"Funeral services for Charles Greengrass, Winebago Indian who died yesterday at the age of 41, at the home of his brother, Ed Greengrass, on the Lester marsh in the town of Cranmoor, were held today. Burial was in the Indian cemetery on Hemlock creek." Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin) #3110, Thursday, September 6, 1923


  • Norton William Jipson, Story of the Winnebagoes (Chicago: The Chicago Historical Society, 1923). This is an unpublished typescript.
  • Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin) #3110, Thursday, September 6, 1923, page 1.

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