James Whitepine
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James Mą̄kų̄hącinįka Whitepine (1881 - 1930)

James Mą̄kų̄hącinįka Whitepine
Born in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1903 (to before 5 Apr 1907) in Wisconsin, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Amherst, Portage, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Oct 2020
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James was Ho-Chunk.

Contents

Biography

Birth

James was born 15 Jun 1881 (Draft Card), the son of Jim and Pet Whitepine. (1905 census)

Name

The censuses give his Hocąk clan name as MonQuaCheeNeeKah (1910), which is probably for Mą̄kų̄hącinįka (sounding rather like Mą̄kwącinįka), "Little Lodge Below the Earth", from mą̄, "earth, ground"; kų̄hą́ , "under, underneath, from below"; ci, "lodge, home, dwelling; to live"; nįk, "little, small"; and -ka, a definite article suffix used in personal names. This is a Lower (Earth) Moiety name.

Appearance

He was of medium height, a stout body, with black hair and brown eyes. (Draft Card)

Marriage

He was married to Mountain Wolf Woman (Stella Blowsnake) around 1903, and had the following children together (1913 census):

Lena (b. 1904) m. Shegonee
Josephine (b. 1906)

They separated in 1906 or 1907 when his wife married Badsoldier Stacy.

Later, he married Ella (Ellen) Whitebear (Draft Card), with whom he had,

Katherine Whitepine Mike (25 Jun 1919 - 20 June 1988) (SS Claims)

Occupation

He was a farmer on his own land. (Draft Card)

Death

He died of apoplexy at Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin, on 27 September 1930. He was buried at the Indian Church Cemetery at the First Lutheran Church, Wittenburg, Wisconsin. (1930-31 census, Church Records)

Sources

  • 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 Indian census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 5; Agency: Wittenberg. 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.
  • 1913 Indian census; Roll: M595_570; Line: 16; Agency: Tomah Ind 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 I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Registration State: Wisconsin; Registration County: Shawano County. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls. Draft Card: W.
  • 1930 To 1931 Indian census; Roll: M595_571; Line: 1; Agency: Tomah Indian School, 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.
  • Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007; Katherine Whitepine.
  • U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church Records, 1781-1969, for First Lutheran Church, Wittenburg, Wisconsin; Ministerial Records for Immanuel Congregation, 1909-38, p. 262, Sept. 30, 1930.


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