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PatchKaRaWinKah (Winneshiek) Leach (1906 - 1970)

PatchKaRaWinKah (Sadie) Leach formerly Winneshiek
Born [location unknown]
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 25 Nov 2018 | Last significant change: 25 Feb 2021
14:12: Jillaine Smith edited the Biography for PatchKaRaWinKah (Winneshiek) Leach (1906-1970). [Thank Jillaine for this]
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Sadie (Winneshiek) Leach was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.



Sadie was born in 1906. She passed away in 1970.


The 1910 census gives her "Indian name" as PatchKaRaWinKah, which is for Pajᵋkarawįka, "Woman Who Protects the Forest," from pač, "timber, forest"; kará, "to look after, take care of, protect"; -wį-, a feminine gender infix; and -ga, a definite article suffix used in personal names.


She is buried in Goodbear Cemetery, Cottonville, Adams County, Wisconsin, USA. (Find a Grave)


  • 1910 census; Roll: M595_671; Line: 1227; 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.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 25 November 2018), memorial page for Sadie Winneshiek Leach (1906–1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65133576, citing Goodbear Cemetery, Cottonville, Adams County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .


Thank you Richard Dieterle for the initial research into and creation of this profile.

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