George Lyon
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George Lyon (abt. 1869 - aft. 1921)

George Lyon aka Lowe
Born about in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Oct 2020
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George was Ho-Chunk.

Contents

Biography

Birth

George was born about 1869.

Name

His Hocąk name was given as AhHaZheeKah, which is for Āhāžīga, "Brown Arm Skin", from ā, "arm"; , "skin, hide, pelt"; žī, "brown", and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.

Marriage

He married Lena Nina Marie Decorah (Ahuskawiga, "White Wing Woman", b. ca. 1868), around 1894. (1905 census, van Schaick)

Children

He had at least the following children with Lena (1900 Fed census, 1905 census):

Martin (b. 1893)
Betsie (b. 1896)
Minia (aka Lydia) (b. 1898)
Daniel (b. 1899)

Death

Since he appears in the census of 1921, his death was after that date.

Sources

  • 1900 Federal Census for Brockway, Jackson, Wisconsin; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0058; FHL microfilm: 1241792. 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.
  • 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.
  • 1921 Indian census; Roll: M595_168; Page: 38; Line: 14; Agency: Grand Rapids. 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.
  • Tom Jones, Michael Schmudlach, Matthew Daniel Mason, Amy Lonetree, and George A. Greendeer, People of the Big Voice: Photographs of Ho-Chunk Families by Charles Van Schaick, 1879-1942 (Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011).


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