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Raymond Miner (1926 - 1951)

Raymond Miner
Born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of [half], [half] and [private sister (1930s - unknown)] [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2020
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Raymond was Ho-Chunk.

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Biography

Birth

Raymond was born on the 11ᵀᴴ of November 1926. (1933 census, Draft Card) He is the son of George Miner and Lena Decorra.

Appearance

His draft card records that he was 6 feet tall, 139 lbs, with black hair, brown eyes, and dark complexion.

Military Service

He was a Sergeant in the 322ⁿᵈ Air Force Air Supply Squadron in World War II. (Find a Grave) His original term of service was from 25 January 1945 to 11 November 1945, but he extended to 15 September 1948. (Headstone App)

Residence

1926 — he was born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wood, Wisconsin. (Draft Card)

1933 — living with his mother at the Winnebago Agency, Tomah Indian School, Tomah, Wisconsin. (1933 census)

1937 — living with his mother Lena Wilson at the Winnebago Agency, Tomah Indian School, Tomah, Wisconsin. (1937 census)

1940 — Raymond was living with his step father Sam Little Soldier and his mother Lena in the town of Komensky, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

1944 — Black River Falls, Wisconsin. (Draft Card)

Death

He died on 23 Dec 1951 (aged 25), and is buried in Decorah Cemetery, Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin. (Find a Grave)

Sources

  • 1927 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Page: 42; Line: 18; Agency: Tomah. 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.
  • 1930 Federal census of SENECA TOWN EXCLUDING WISCONSIN RAPIDS CITY, Wood, Wisconsin; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0033; FHL microfilm: 2342353. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
  • 1933 Indian census; Roll: M595_571; Page: 110; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian 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.
  • 1937 Indian census; Roll: M595_573; Page: 116; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian 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.
  • 1940 United States Federal Census for Komensky, Jackson, Wisconsin; Roll: m-t0627-04484; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 27-20. United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
  • The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Draft Registration Cards for Wisconsin, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947; Record Group: Records of the Selective Service System, 147; Box: 487, Name Range: Miner, Burton-Mistele, Kenneth.
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 12 September 2020), memorial page for SGT Raymond Miner (11 Nov 1926–23 Dec 1951), Find a Grave Memorial no. 202960376, citing Decorah Cemetery, Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by kmapp (contributor 46799577) .


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