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 in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Oct 2020 | Last significant change: 16 Sep 2021
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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.[3]

Marriage

Melvin married Lucy Boyce (b. 1904).[4]

Death

Melvin died in Wisconsin in September of 1968,[5] and is buried at Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin.[6]

Sources

Footnotes

  1. SS Index.
  2. Draft Card.
  3. Draft Card.
  4. 1934 census.
  5. SS Index.
  6. Find a Grave.

Bibliography

  • 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.
  • Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 12 September 2021), memorial page for Melvin Miner (1901–1968), Find a Grave Memorial ID 228529337, citing Spring Grove Cemetery, Wisconsin Dells, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA; Maintained by Penny (contributor 48983595).


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