Melvin Miner
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Melvin Ną̄ǧixų̄nųnįka Miner (1901 - 1968)

Melvin Ną̄ǧixų̄nųnįka Miner
Born in Columbia, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Brother of , [half] and [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 67 in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
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Melvin was Ho-Chunk.

Contents

Biography

Birth

Melvin was born on 16 Jan 1901,[1] in Columbia County, Wisconsin.[2] He is the son of Fred Miner and Clara Prettyman.

Name

The censuses give his birth order name as NaHeHoNoNeeKah, which is for Ną̄ǧixų̄nųnįka, normally the birth order name for the fifth son, or it can simply mean "youngest son".

Appearance

He stood 6' tall, weighing 171 lbs., with a dark complexion, black hair, and brown eyes.[2]

Marriage

Melvin married Lucy Boyce sometime after 30 Jun 1929[3] and before 1 Apr 1930.[4] Melvin is listed as "single" on the 1929 census. On the 1930 census, he is married and Lucy (estimated birthdate 1906) is listed as his wife.

Death

Melvin died in Wisconsin in September of 1968,[1] and is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin.[5]

Sources

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Death Index.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Draft Card.
  3. 1929 Census.
  4. 1930 Census.
  5. Find a Grave.

Bibliography

  • 1929 Census
    "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4QWT-286Z : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Miner, Wisconsin, United States; citing Census, NARA microfilm publication M595. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967.
  • 1930 Census
    "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQ1-Z1VT : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Miner, Wisconsin, United States; citing Census, NARA microfilm publication M595. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967.
  • 1932 Census
    "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4N3X-RQMM : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Miner, Wisconsin, United States; citing Census, NARA microfilm publication M595. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967.
  • 1934 Census
    "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WQLV-DYMM : 1 November 2019), Melvin Miner, United States; citing Census, NARA microfilm publication M595. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967.
  • 1937 Census
    "United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WRZR-NQT2 : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Miner, Wisconsin, United States; citing Census, NARA microfilm publication M595. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1967.
  • 1940 Census
    "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K7NW-4WN : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Minor, Lyndon, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29-15, sheet 1B, line 79, family 23, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4486.
  • Death Index
    "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JRGQ-F57 : 28 Oct 2021), Melvin Miner, Sep 1968; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • Find a Grave
    database and images (accessed 28 October 2021), memorial page for Melvin Miner (16 Jan 1901–Sep 1968), Find A Grave: Memorial #228529337, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA; Maintained by Penny (contributor 48983595).
Sources from Ancestry, with links to images available to view.
  • 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.
  • 1916 Indian census; Roll: M595_168; Line: 17; 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.
  • 1917 Indian census; Roll: M595_168; Page: 44; Line: 16; 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.
  • 1934 Indian census; Roll: M595_572; Page: 68; 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.
  • U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  • Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.




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