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submitted by Barbara Clayton

The 12th Census of the U.S., Schedule No. 1 -
Indian Population, Oklahoma Territory,
Reserve Township, Kingfisher County,
9 June 1900:

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Family number 1 - WHITE BEAR, Head, Cheyenne Male, Born 1853 in NE, age 47, Married 4 yrs.; DRINKING WATER, Wife, Cheyenne Female, born 1855 in NE., age 45, Md. 4 yrs., 4 children born, 1 living; BUFFALO ROAD or SKUNK WOMAN, Dau., Cheyenne Female, 1889 OK., 11 yrs. old.

The 1906 Atlas of Kingfisher County, Reserve Township, shows WHITE BEAR in the Southeast quarter of Section 30, Township 16 North, Range 8 West, containing 160 acres; DRINKING WATER or WOMAN is in the Northeast quarter of Section 30, T16N, R8W, containing 160 acres; BUFFALO ROAD WOMAN is in the Southeast quarter of Section 19, T16N, R8W.

Land records show WHITE BEAR as Cheyenne Allottee number as 307; DRINKING WATER or WOMAN as Cheyenne Allottee 308.

12th Census of the U.S., Schedule No. 1 -
Indian Population, Oklahoma Territory,
Reserve Township, Kingfisher County,
9 June 1900:

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2. MEDICINE BEAR, Head, Male, 1856 NE, 44, Md, 15 yrs.; LAME WOMAN, Wife, Female, 1856 OK, 44, Md. 15 yrs., 4-4; FINE MAN, Son, Male, 1886 OK, 14, at school; GREAT MEDICINE BEAR, Son, Male, 1889 NE, 11, at school; LITTLE CALF, Son, Male, 1886 KS, 14.

MEDICINE BEAR, Cheyenne Allottee, NE/4, SEC. 10, T16N, R8W, Reserve Township; LAME WOMAN, Cheyenne Allottee, NW/4, SEC 27, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; FLYING MAN, Cheyenne Allottee, SW/4, SEC 27, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; LITTLE CALF, Cheyenne Allottee, NW/4, SEC 10, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

12th Census, Indian Population,
OK Territory, 9 June 1900 cont'd:

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3. RED NOSE, Head, Male, 1861 OK, 39, Md 15; CROOKED NOSE, Wife, Female, 1869 KS, 31, Md 15, 4-2; EATING WOLF, Son, Male, 1885 OK, 15, at school; SMALL MAN, Son, Male, 0, 0, 0, OK.

RED NOSE, Cheyenne Allottee 275, SW/4, SEC 24, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; CROOKED NOSE, Cheyenne Allottee 276, NW/4, SEC 24, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; EATING WOLF or Albert (Sr.) RED NOSE, Cheyenne Allottee 277, SW/4, SEC 13, T16N, R8W.

RED NOSE died, intestate, 7 January 1906 near Kingfisher. His sole and only heirs were his widow, CROOKED NOSE and 2 sons, Albert, a single 23 year old male and James, a minor. His allotment containing 160 acres was sold to George M. KING on 19 February 1910 for $6427.77, recorded in Book 38 on Page 191, Kingfisher County.

CROOKED NOSE, wife of RED NOSE, died 25 August 1910. She was the daughter of YELLOW OWL and GOOD WOMAN #268.

EATING WOLF or Albert (Sr.) RED NOSE married Theresa BROKEN CUP 6 October 1910 in Kingfisher County. She died 18 February 1912. Albert then married Susie BEAR ROBE 29 January 1913 in Kingfisher County.

EATING WOLF or Albert RED NOSE sold his allotment containing 160 acres to A.B. CONLEY on 19 April 1918 for $4500.00, recorded in Book 56, page 183, Kingfisher County.

CROOKED NOSE was my great-aunt.



12th Census cont'd:

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4. GOOD WOMAN, Head, Female, 1824 MT, 76, Wd, 6-5.

GOOD WOMAN or WA-SHA, Cheyenne Allottee 268, SE/4, SEC 24, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp. Her allotment was sold by her heirs, Andrew TASSO, Clark STARR, Harry STARR, Christian STARR, Hulda CLEVELAND, Grover CLEVELAND, CROOKED NOSE, Lizzie TASSO and YELLOW WOMAN, to H.W. SCOTT on 29 February 1908 for $4203.00, recorded in Book 64, page 187, Kingfisher County.

GOOD WOMAN was my great-great grandmother.

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5. YELLOW WOMAN, Head, Female, 1878 OK, 22, Md, 0-0.

YELLOW WOMAN, Cheyenne Allottee 269, NE/4, SEC 24, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Marriage License found on microfilm CAA 79, frame 132 at the Oklahoma Historical Society Archives shows: MAN, Indian Name.. My-kidt, English Name.. Victor CROWCHIEF, Name on Allotment Roll.. Victor WHITE SUN, Age.. 29, Relationship to Each Other.. None, Blood or Nationality.. Full Blood, Tribe or Citizenship.. Cheyenne, Name of Father.. CROW CHIEF, Name of Mother.. NORTHERN, d'e'd, Previous Marriage.. DIFFERENT STANDING, d'e'd; WOMAN, Indian Name.. He-you-wok-ki, English Name.. YELLOW WOMAN, Name on Allotment Roll.. YELLOW WOMAN, Age.. 28, Relationship to Each Other.. None, Blood or Nationality.. Cheyenne, Name of Father.. YELLOW OWL, d'e'd, Name of Mother.. GOOD WOMAN, d'e'd, Previous Marriage.. BIG HEAD, d'e'd; Witnessed on 9
September 1905 by Geo W.H. STOUCH; License Number 41, married on 11 September 1905 at Darlington, Oklahoma Territory by Richard H. HARPER, Minister of the Gospel; Witnesses, Mrs. R.H. HARPER and Max Van HORN.

Memo found on microfilm CAA 78, frame 1331 at OHS: Marriage License issued to Ralph WILLIAMS and Mrs. YELLOW WOMAN (formerly YELLOW WOMAN CROW CHIEF) on 25 February 1921 & married 25 February 1921 at Kingfisher, Oklahoma by County Judge.

YELLOW WOMAN was my great aunt.

12th Census, Reserve Twp,
9 June 1900, cont'd:

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6. LAME BULL, [illegible], Head, 1875 KS, 25, Single.

1906 Atlas: Gordon LAME BULL, Cheyenne Allottee, NE/4, SEC 9, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

OHS microfilm CAA 79, frame 84: Marriage License No. 24, Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency, Oklahoma Territory. License is hereby issued for the marriage of the following persons: Man - Indian Name..OHOTAKA, English Name..Gordon LAME BULL, Name on Allotment Roll..Gordon LAME BULL, Age..29, Relationship to Each Other..None, Blood or Nationality..Fullblood, Tribe or Citizenship..Cheyenne, Name of Father..LAME BULL, Name of Mother..BULL BEHIND WOMAN, Previous Marriage..None; Woman - Indian Name..LONG DEAD, English Name..Angie BEAR ROBE, Name on Allotment Roll..LONG DEAD, Age..28, Relationship to Each Other..None, Blood or Nationality..Fullblood, Tribe or Citizenship..Cheyenne, Name of Father..TOBACCO, Name of Mother..LITTLE WOMAN, Previous Marriage..Ralph BEAR ROBE, deceased; They Wish To Be Married 1. By a Clergyman in accordance with the laws of this Territory; Witness My Hand, this 2nd day of June, 1903; A.W. HURLEY, Acting U.S. Indian Agent; Return of Marriage License No. 24; I hereby certify That Gordon LAME BULL (Indian Name, OHOTAKA) and Angie BEAR ROBE (Indian Name, LONG DEAD) known by me to be the persons described in the above license, were married by me on the 4th day of June, 1903, at Darlington, OT, in the Territory of Oklahoma in compliance with the laws of said Territory; Richard H. HARPER, Minister of the Gospel; Witnesses - Philip COOK, Mrs. R.H. HARPER.



12th Census cont'd:

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7. PAWPA, Head, Male, 1859 NE, 41, Md 10; Mrs. SLEEPING WOLF, Wife, Female, 1856 NE, 44, Md 10, 4-2; BEAR BOW, Son, Male, 1891 OK, 9, at school; PAINTED WOMAN, Dau, Female, 1895 OK, 4.

PAWPA, Cheyenne Allottee, SW/4, SEC 28, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; Mrs. SLEEPING WOLF, Cheyenne Allottee, SE/4, SEC 29, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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8. HUNTING, Head, Male, 1853 MT, 47, Md 8; LAZY WOMAN, Wife, Female, 1854 NE, 46, Md 8, 5-4; Maud HUNTING WOLF, Dau, Female, 1888 OK, 12, at school; Emma HUNTING WOLF or BUFFALO WATER, Dau, Female, 1893 OK, 7, at school; DAY WOMAN, Dau, Female, Aug 1899 OK, 9/12.

HUNTING WOLF, Cheyenne Allottee, SE/4, SEC 27, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp; LAZY WOMAN, Cheyenne Allottee 519, SE/4, SEC 11, T15N, R8W, Park Twp; Maud BLACK, Cheyenne Allottee 521, SW/4, SEC 11, T15N, R8W, Park Twp.

Maud BLACK was my great-grandmother and LAZY WOMAN was my great-great grandmother.

Maud HUNTING or BLACK married Charley MADBULL or REDMAN in Kingfisher County on 28 October 1908 by Judge Jno. M. GRAHAM; Witnessed by John BULL and A.B. CONLEY. She died intestate on 24 March 1912 in Kingfisher County owning all of her 160 acre allotment. Heirs were determined to be her husband Charley MAD BULL (REDMAN) and her daughter Henrietta BLACK

Charles MAD BULL (REDMAN) sold his 40 acres share to Preston B. TRINDLE and a fee simple patent was issued on 13 January 1919.

12th Census, Reserve,
9 June 1900 cont'd:

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9. FIGHTING BULL, Head, Male, 1860 KS, 40, Wd;  George, Son, Male, 1892 OK, 8, at school.

1906 Atlas:  FIGHTING BULL, SE/4, SEC 35, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Kingfisher Co. Land Records:  FIGHTING BULL, Cheyenne Allottee 486;  Gave 20 acres of his allotment to his wife, CADDO WOMAN, in E/2, SE/4, SE/4, SEC 35, T16N, R8W, on 20 February 1914, recorded in Book 55, page 305.

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10. CONTESTOR or AMERICAN FEATHER, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1820 MT, 80, Md 25;  CROOKED NOSE, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1830 MT, 70, Md 25, 0-0.

Atlas:  CONTESTOR, NE/4, SEC 4, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  CROOKED NOSE, SE/4, SEC 4, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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11. LITTLE CALF, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1860 KS, 40, Md 17;  CROOKED NOSE, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1860 MT, 40, Md 17, 8-6;  HOPPING, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1884 OK, 16, Single, at school;  PLAIN WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1891 OK, 9, S, at school;  YELLOW WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1893 OK, 7, at school;  SUN DANCER, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1896 OK, 4;  IRON EYES, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1897 OK, 3;  LIGHTNING WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, July 0 OK,
0.

Atlas:  CROOKED NOSE, SW/4, SEC 14, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  PLAIN WOMAN, NW/4, SEC 26, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  CROOKED NOSE LITTLE CALF, Allottee 279;  HOPPING, Allottee 280, E/2, NW/4 & NW/4, NW/4, SEC 23, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.  Note:  The 1906 Atlas shows this quarter section with the name WRAPPING.

More about CROOKED NOSE LITTLE CALF, 279:  She died testate 8 February 1932 leaving 40 acres in the SE/4, SW/4, SEC 14, T16N, R8W to her husband, Robert YELLOW EYES, also known as Robert WHITE EYES, #114 and 40 acres in the NE/4, SW/4 to her grandson, Bert Boynton TURTLE.

Robert YELLOW EYES or WHITE EYES 114, died 13 August 1933.  His heir was Florence (Minnie) FROST or Minnie FLORES, wife of Alonzo FLORES.

12th Census, 9 June 1900 cont'd:

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12. ELK RIVER, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1862 KS, 38, Md 0;  Maggie HUNTER, Wife, Ponca Female, 1883 OK, 17, Md 0, 0-0.

1906 Atlas:  ELK RIVER, NE/4, SEC 26, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  Maggie HUNTER, SW/4, SEC 21, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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13. Nella BEAR SHOE, Head, Cheyenne Female, 1877 OK, 23, Wd, 3-2;  Myra BEAR SHIELD, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1896 OK, 4;  SHE BEAR, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1898 OK, 2.

12 Census, 11 June 1900:

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14. Christian STAR, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1872 OK, 28, S.

Allotment List:  Christian STARR 998, Orphan.

1906 Atlas:  Christian STARR, NE/4, SEC 23, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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15. LITTLE SNAKE, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1864 KS, 36, Md 10;  SIX, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1852 MT, 48, Md 10, 6-1;  NEW WOMAN, Cheyenne Female, 1895 OK, 5.

Atlas:  LITTLE SNAKE, SE/4, SEC 18, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  SIX, NW/4, SEC 20, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  LITTLE SNAKE, Allottee 432;  SIX, Allottee 433.

12th Census,
Reserve Twp,
11 June 1900 cont'd:

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16. HIGH BACK WOLF, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1847, 53, Md 3, MT;  TIMBER WOMAN, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1869 MT, 31, Md 3, 6-2;  FISH ROAD, Dau, Cheyenne Female, Aug OK, 0, 0.

Atlas:  HIGH BACK WOLF, NE/4, SEC 28, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  TIMBER WOMAN, SE/4, SEC 28, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  HIGH BACK WOLF, Allottee 262;  TIMBER WOMAN, Allottee 263.

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17. [Illegible] HIGH WOLF or FOX TAIL, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1877 OK, 23, Single.

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18. John Van HORN or WHITE MAN, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1871 OK, 29, Md 5;  WAR PATH BEAR, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1852 OK, 48, Md 5, 2-2;  SHORT MAN, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1888 OK, 12, at school;  GHOST WOMAN or SHORT WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1893 OK, 2.

Atlas:  John Van HORN, SW/4, SEC 26, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  WAR PATH BEAR, SE/4, SEC 20, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  SHORT MAN, SW/4, SEC 20, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  WAR PATH BEAR, Allottee 429;  SHORT MAN, Allottee 431.

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19.  Joseph MAIGLE, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1868 KS, 32, Single.

Land Records:  Joseph MIGUEL, heir of NAW-HA or WO-IN-HECH, Allottee 485, 160 acres in SW/4, SEC 2, T15N, R8W, Park Twp, recorded in Book 2, page 513 and Book 26, page 390.

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20.  SHORT TEETH, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1866 KS, 34, Wd;  Harry SHORT TEETH, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1883 OK, 17, at school;  Jennie SHORT TEETH, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1887 OK, 13, at school;  Albert SHORT TEETH, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1890 OK, 10, at school;  Minnie SHORT TEETH, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1893 OK, 7, at school;  Bessie SHORT TEETH, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1897 OK.

Land Records:  SHORT TEETH, SW/4, SEC 30, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp;  Albert SHORT TEETH, SW/4, SEC 19, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.



12th Census,
Reserve Twp,
11 June 1900 cont'd:

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21. Harry STAR or BROKEN BEAR, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1870 KS, 30, Md 1;  Daisy STAR or SOUR WOMAN, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1881 SD, 19, Md 1, 1-1;  Anna STAR, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 0 OK, 0;  RAMBLING WOMAN, M-I-L, Cheyenne Female, 1860 MT, 40, Wd, 3-3;  Tea BROKEN CUP, S-I-L, Cheyenne Female, 1881 OK, 9, at school;  LITTLE BOY, B-I-L, Cheyenne Male, 1896 OK, 4.

Atlas:  Harry STARR, SE/4, SEC 14, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  Harry STAR or STARR or NOC-ZE-ISTS, died intestate.  Sole heirs were 2 sons, Moses and Edward.

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22. MEXICAN REDSKIN, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1871 OK, 29, Md 9;  Helen CURLY HAIR, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1875 OK, 25, Md 9, 4-2;  CROOKED NOSE WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1892 OK, 8;  PIPE WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, Feb 0 OK, 0.

Atlas:  Helen CURLY HAIR, SW/4, SEC 22, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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23. SIOUX WOMAN or WALKING WOMAN, Cheyenne Female, 1832 MT, 68, Wd, 4-2.

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24. Thomas OTTERBY, Head, Cheyenne Male, April 1871 CO, 29, Md 6;  WHITE BUFFALO, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1868 OK, 32, Md 6, 5-3;  Sarah OTTERBY or RED FEATHER, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1878 OK, 22, S, at school;  Lizzie OTTERBY or BEAVER, Dau, Cheyenne Female, Dec 1891 OK, 8, at school;  Mariah OTTERBY or PRETTY WOMAN, Dau, Cheyenne Female, 1897 OK, 2.

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25. Fred BUSHY, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1863 KS, 37, Md 5;  Lizzie BUSHY, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1875 OK, 25, Md 5.

Atlas:  Fred BUSHY, NW/4, SEC 1, T15N, R8W, Park Twp;  Lizzie BUSHY, SE/4, SEC 13/ T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

Land Records:  Fred BUSHY, Cheyenne Allottee 490;  Lizzie TASSO, Cheyenne Allottee 274.  More about Fred BUSHY:  He was an heir to his first wife, WALKING WOLF, Cheyenne Allottee 491.  WALKING WOLF was the daughter of HOARSE VOICE, Cheyenne Allottee 489.

Lizzie TASSO was my great aunt;  HOARSE VOICE was my g-g-g aunt, her sister HON-SKI was my g-g-g grandmother.



12th Census,
Reserve Twp,
11 June 1900 cont'd:

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26. LAME BULL, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1837 MT, 63, Md 40;  BULL BEHIND WOMAN, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1848 MT, 52, Md 40, 6-3;  Sampson LAME BULL or HOWLING WATER, Son, Cheyenne Male, 1881 OK, 19, S.

Atlas:  LAME BULL, NE/4, SEC 19, T16N, R7W, Kingfisher Twp;  BULL BEHIND WOMAN, SE/4, SEC 19, T16N, R7W, Kingfisher Twp;  Sampson or HOWLING WATER, NW/4, SEC 22, T16N, R8W, Reserve Twp.

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27. John BULL or SUN BEAR, Head, Cheyenne Male, 1876 OK, 24, Md 2;  Inez MIDNIGHT or STAR WOMAN, Wife, Cheyenne Female, 1878 OK, 21, Md 2, 1-1;  KILLING IN THE MORNING, Son, Cheyenne Male, Aug OK, 0.

Atlas:  John BULL, NW/4, SEC 22, T16N, R9W, Omega Twp;  Inez MIDNIGHT, NW/4, SEC 11, T15N, R8W, Park Twp.

Inez MIDNIGHT or STAR WOMAN was my g-g aunt.

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28.  HOARSE VOICE, Head, Cheyenne Female, 1831 MT, 69, Wd.

Atlas:  HOARSE VOICE, NE/4, SEC 14, T15N, R8W, Park Twp.

Land Records:  HOARSE VOICE, Cheyenne Allottee 489.  HOARSE VOICE was my g-g-g aunt.

This ends the enumeration of Reserve Township, Kingfisher County.

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