Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cemetery

| September 1, 2007

The Survey During the weekend of the Otoe-Missouria Encampment of 2007, I photographed every legible grave marker in the Otoe-Missouria Tribal Cemetery. I had to skip probably a couple dozen graves which had illegible names or were marked only with familial terms such as Grandmother or Daughter. I incorporated the relevant data into the interactive [...]

Remembrances of our Family

| February 6, 2007

Elizabeth Wilson Spooner Elizabeth appears in the Tribal Photo of 1900. Her extended family genealogy may be found in the Chippewa-Munsee Genealogy database. Reprinted from the pages of the The Ottawa Herald, 27 July 1931. OTTAWA — Mrs. Elizabeth Spooner died yesterday. A Munsee Indian, she came to this county in 1859 — Funeral tomorrow [...]

Remembering RoMere Darling (Part II)

| February 2, 2007

previous page Life After Hollywood In 1950 RoMere moved to Tiff City, Missouri, on the Oklahoma border, but she did not completely leave the entertainment field. She organized the Turkey Ford Dance Group in the community of the same name in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, which received good publicity in the news. By now she was [...]

Remembering RoMere Darling (Part I)

| February 1, 2007

Rosie Grinnell Rose Marie Grinnell1 was born July 20, 1911, on the Potawatomie Indian Reservation in Jackson County, Kansas. Rosie was the youngest of six children of Ona Grinnell and Rosa Ann McCoonse Grinnell. Ona Grinnell was an allotted member of the Prairie Band Potawatomie through his mother’s ancestry. Ona’s paternal ancestors were New England [...]

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