Her Hocąk name was NaGeeJayWinKah (1912 census) , which is for Ną́jijewįga, "She Who Alights on a Tree", which is from ną, "wood, tree"; jije, "to stand, to be standing, to come"; -wį, a feminine gender infix; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names. "She Who Alights on a Tree" is a well attested Thunderbird Clan name.
In the 1905 Wisconsin census and the 1910 Federal census, she is living with Charles E. Smoke and is identified as his niece. Since they have the same surname, she is the daughter of an unknown brother of Charles’. In the 1905 Indian census, she is living with an elderly Charles Smoke and his wife Jane as their granddaughter.
In 1910, Anna Smoke, was living with her uncle Charley E. Smoke and making a living doing bead work. (1910 census)
1905 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 4. 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.
1910 Federal Census for La Grange, Monroe, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1729; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 0132; FHL microfilm: 1375742. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
1912 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Line: 14; 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.