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William Henry Sunn (1886)

William Henry "Willie" Sunn aka Sun
Born in Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Nebraska, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 20 Mar 1908 (to 1914) in Thurston County, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Oct 2019
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William Sunn was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

Contents

Biography

Birth

William was born in 15 Oct. 1886. His Father was George Sun.

Description

He was of medium height and build, with brown eyes and black hair. (1917 Draft Card) He was of a light brown complexion. (1942 Draft Card)

Education

He dropped out of school after completing the 3rd grade. (1940 census)

Occupation

In 1940 he was described in the census as "being unable to work." Since he is listed as having another source of income, he may have been on disability pension.

Residence

From at least 1940, he and his family rented a place at 222 So. Wall St., Sioux City, Iowa. (1940 census)

Sources

  • 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. 1894; Roll: M595_312; Page: 13; Line: 7; Agency: Omaha And Winnebago.
  • 1940 Federal Census: Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa; Roll: m-t0627-01216; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 97-79. 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.
  • 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. 1931, Roll: M595_667; Page: 80; Line: 2; Agency: Winnebago.
  • 1900 United States Federal Census for Winnebago, Thurston, Nebraska; Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0187. 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; FHL microfilm: 1240941.
  • Nebraska; Registration County: Thurston; Roll: 1711812; Draft Card: S. United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
  • The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Iowa; Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Box or Roll Number: 224.
  • Marriage Record, p. 297, Nebraska, Marriage Records, 1855-1908. State Library and Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska.


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