Collection: Indian Biographies

Biographical Sketch of Crispus Attucks

Attucks, Crispus, An Indian-negro half-blood of Framingham, Mass., near Boston, noted as the leader and first person slain in the Boston massacre of Mar. 5, 1770, the first hostile encounter between the Americans and the British troops, and therefore regarded by historians as the opening fight of the great Revolutionary struggle. In consequence of the resistance of the people of Boston to the enforcement of the recent tax laws a detachment of British troops had been stationed in the town, to the great irritation of the citizens. On Mar. 5 this feeling culminated in an attack on the troops in front of the old State House, by a crowd made up largely of sailors, and said to have been led by Attucks, although this assertion has been denied by some. The troops retaliated by firing into the party, killing four men, of whom Attucks was the first to fall. A monument to his memory was erected in Boston Common by the commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1888. Although the facts in regard to his personality are disputed, the evidence goes to show that Attucks was a sailor, almost a giant in stature, the son of a negro father and all Indian mother of Framingham, or the neighboring village of Natick, formerly the principal Indian mission settlement of Massachusetts. The name Attucks, derived from his mother, appears to be the Natick...

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Indian Biographies

Biographies are a good source of information on our ancestors. They can be used as a tool to provide facts: names, dates and locations for the events in our ancestors lives. They can also provide “meat” for genealogical research, and by that we mean the story behind the person – events which shaped and molded the character of a person. We have put a great number of biographical information online, both Native American and general biographies, and have gone through all of them and provided links to the one’s specific to Native American.

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Indian Biographies – Surname T

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Tadpole, Eli Tahchee, A Cherokee Chief Tahrohon, An Ioway Warrior Taiomah, A Musquakee Brave Tammany Tamahay Tanner, Robert T. Tarhe Tarvin, George Washington Taylor, James L. Biography of John M. Taylor Biographical Sketch of John M. Taylor Taylor, Louisa J. Taylor Mrs. Taylor, Richard L. Taylor, Susan Mrs. Taylor, Thomas Fox Teague, William W. Tecumseh Tell, W. W. Mrs. Tenskwatawa Tenskwatawa ~ Shawnee Prophet Tenskwautawaw, the Prophet Terrell, Samuel Teter, Lewis Mrs. Thayendanega Thayendanegea, Or Brant, Great Captain Of The Six Nations Thomas, James H. Mrs. Thompson, Bert F. Mrs. Thompson, John F. Thompson, Johnson Thompson, Joseph M., M.D. Thompson, Lewis Kell Thompson, Robert J. Biography of Thomas Fox Thompson Biographical Sketch of Thomas Fox Thompson Thompson, Vet Mrs. Thompson, William Presley Thornton, Orville E. Tibbils, William H. Timpoochee Barnard, A Uchee Warrior Timpoochee Barnard, A Yuchi Chief Tinker, Minnie Mrs. Tishcohan, Delaware Chief Toc-me-to-ne Tokakon, A Sioux Brave Tooan Tuh, or Spring Frog, A Cherokee Triplett, Thomas William Trott, W. L. Trott, William Lafayette Trout, Isaac Mrs. Trout, Logan Trout, Samuel L. Mrs. Tshizunhaukau, A Winnebago Warrior Tshusick, An Ogibway Woman (Ojibway) Tucker, John M. Tucker, Levi Turner, Clarence...

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Indian Biographies – Surname U-W-Y

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Uncas V Surname Vann, D. W. W Surname Waapashaw, A Sioux Chief Wabaunsee, A Pottawatimie Chief Wabishkeepenas, A Chippeway (Chippewa) Wabokieshiek Waemboeshkaa, A Chippeway Chief Wakaun Haka, A Winnebago Chief Wakechai, A Saukie Chief (Sauk) Walkabout, John Walkabout, Joseph Walkingstick, Simon Ralph, Jr. Walkley, George W. Walkley, William S. Wallace, Sue Adair Waller, George W. Mrs. Wamditanka Wanata, A Sioux Chief Waneta Wapella, A Musquakee Chief Biography of Darius E. Ward Biographical Sketch of Darius E. Ward Ware, David A. Mrs. Warner, John L. Mrs. Washakie Washakie, A Shoshone Chief, The Friend Of The White Man Washam, Rufus O. Mrs. Watchemonne, An Ioway Chief Watts, Charles G. Mrs. Weatherford, William Webb, Maude Ella Weinberger, Henry Weir, Joseph Harris Weshcubb, A Red Lake Chief (Chippewa) Whisenhunt, Andrew Sell Whisenhunt, T. J. Mrs. Whitaker, W. T. White, Dr. L. C. Mrs. Whiteaker, Grace E. Whitmire, Eli H. Whitmire, William W. Wiener,  J. H. Mrs. Williams, Mason Fitch Rev. Williams, Sarah Burgess Willison, James Dandridge Wilson, John Franklin Winamac Winema Winnemucca, Chief of the Paiute Wisdom, Dew Moore Colonel Witz, Harry J. Mrs. Wizikute Wolfe, J. Edward Rev. Wolfe, Richard M. Wolfe, Thomas...

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Indian Biographies – Surname R

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Rain-In-The-Face Rambo, Lola M. Mrs. Rantchewaime, Ioway Indian Ratcliffe, Edgar N. Reagan, Austin Red Bird  Red Cloud Biography of Red Cloud Red Cloud Red Cloud, Sioux Indian Chief Red Fish Red Jacket Red Jacket, Seneca War Chief Red Jacket or SA-GO-YE-WAT-HA Biography of Red Jacket or Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha Red Thunder Redwing Reed, Mary Theresa Reid, James Walker Renfro, William D. Mrs. Renville, Joseph Ridge, John, A Cherokee Interpreter Ross, John, A Cherokee Chief Riggs, William G. Robb, A. W. Roberts, Charles D. Roberts, Walter E. Mrs. Robertson, A. E. Judge Robinson, Jefferson Robison, William Rogers, Andrew L. Mrs. Rogers, James F. Rogers, Mary K. Miss Roman Nose Ross, Charles M., Dr. John Ross, Cherokee Chief Ross, Joshua Hon. Ross, Nellie K. Ross, Shorry W. Ross, William P. Rucker, George R., M.D. Russell, Connie...

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Indian Biographies – Surname L

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Lamon, Mrs. William A. Landrum, Johnson Lane, C. L. Mrs. Lane, L. Cap Lane, Rosa Gazelle Lappawinsoe, A Delaware Chief Lappawinze Lawrence, J. A. Lawrence, James Augustus Le Force, James A. Mrs. Le Soldat Du Chene, An Osage Chief Leafer, John Mrs. Lechner, Clarence M. Mrs. Lee, David M. Lerblance, Elijah Hermigine Letteer, Mrs. Roy Lewis, Albert Mrs. Lindsey, Riley Wise Lightle, James Lipe, Clarke Charlesworth Lipe, C. C. Lipe, De Witt Clinton Lipe, John Casper Lipe, Lulu Lipe, Margaret Mrs. Lipe, Oliver W. Little Carpenter Little Crow, A Sioux Chief Little Crow Little Raven Little Thunder Little Turtle The Home of Little Turtle – Complete Biographical Book Little Wolf Little, Mrs. Joseph Lone Wolf Looking Glass Lot Loughridge, Robert McGill, Rev. D. D. Lowrey, Daniel W. Lowrey, John Lowrey, Myrtle Mrs. Lowry, Andrew Nave Lynch, Joseph Martin Lynch, Georgia Mrs....

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Indian Biographies – Surname M

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. MacIntosh, William McIntosh, William General Madden, William Arthur Madison, Robert L. Mrs. Young Mahaskah, An Ioway Chief Mahaskah or White Cloud, Ioway Chief Major Ridge, Cherokee Chief Makataimeshekiakiah, or Black Hawk, A Saukie Brave (Sauk) Mangas Coloradas Manifee, Victoria Belle Mrs. Manuelito:  A Navajo War Chief Manuelito Mankato Many Horses Maquinna Markham, B. H. Markomete, A Menominie Marrs, David M. Martha, Hotulke E. Martin, Granville Mrs. Martin, Joel T. Martin, DeWitt Mrs. Martin, William H. Mrs. Martin, Robert Lee Mason, Charles H. Massassoit Matheron, A. R. Mrs. Matney, D. B. Mrs. Mattie Daughter of Chief Shankah Maxfield, Stephen G. Mayes, George W. Mayes, Hall Mayes, Joel B. Mayes, Joseph F. Dr. Mayes, S. H. Jr. Mayes, Tip C. Mrs. Mayes, Watt A. Mayes, Wiley B. Mayturn, Walter, Mrs. McClellan, William Peter McCombs, William Rev. McCorkle, David McCoy, John L. McCullough, Peter Mrs. McGillivray, Alexander McIntosh, A Creek Chief McIntosh, D. N. Colonel McIntosh, John R. Mrs. McIntosh, William F. Rev. McKellopp, Albert Pike McKisick, J. H. Mrs. McLain, James McLain, Jesse Mrs. McLain, Pleas L. Mrs. McLaughlin, William C. Mrs. McNair, Nicholas B. McQuarie, John Harold McSpadden, J. T. McSpadden,...

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Indian Biographies – Surname N-O

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Nahche Nakaidoklini Nall, Basil Mrs. Nanawonggabe Nanepashemet  Nanuntenoo Nash, W. S. Navin, William, M.D. Nawat Nawkaw, A Winnebago Chief Neamathla, A Seminole Chief Needles, Thomas B. Negabamat, Noel Negahnquet Negwagon Neilson, Francis Alexander Notchimine, An Ioway Chief Neomonni Neomonni, An Ioway Chief Nepanet, Tom Neron Nesouaquoit, A Fox Chief O Surname Odle, Grover C. Mrs. Odle, Marvin Mrs. Ogden, D. T. Mrs. Okeemakeequid, A Chippeway Chief (Chippewa) Onasakenrat Oneyana Ongpatonga, An Omakas Chief (Omaha) Onondakai Opechancanough Opothle Yoholo, Speaker Of The Councils Opothleyaholo Opothleyoholo Orona Oronhyatekha Biography of Osceola Asseola (Osceola), Seminole Leader Osceola Oshkosh Osunkhirhine Otherday, John Otsinoghiyata Owen, Thomas H. Mrs....

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Indian Biographies – Surname G

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Gabriel Renville Gall Gamble, James M. F. Garrett, R. B. Garrett, Susan Frances Gatlin, Mrs. Emma Nora Gentry, W. E. George, Earnest Mrs. Geronimo ~ Apache Indian Chief Geronimo, The Last Apache Chief on the War-Path Gibbs, Joseph L. Gibbs, Joseph L. Gibson, Charles Gish, E. W. Mrs. Glass, John Glenn, Franklin C. Goddard, William P. Goforth, Albert P. Mrs. Gonzales, Frank Gordon, William Frederick Graves, Clarence Gray, Valentine Grayson, Capt. George W. Grayson, Colbert Grayson, Pilot Grayson, Sam Greece, Thomas Gregory, N. G. Mrs. Gregory, Noah G. Griffin, George W. Grimes, Ethel Ray Green Gulager, Mary Guy, William Malcolm Gov. Gunter, John T....

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Indian Biographies – Surname H

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Haddan, Mrs. Barney D. Hail, Mrs. Cleo Hall, Frederick Hallum, Mrs. William O. Halsell, William Electra Hamilton, Mrs. Henry J. Hammett, James W. Hardridge, Eli E. Harlan, George W. Harnage, C. L. Harnage, William Custis Harris,  J. W. Mrs. Harris, J. W. Jr. Mrs. Harris, Johnson, Colonel Harris, Johnson, Colonel Harris, Reuben Mrs. Harris, William L. Hastings, John R. Hastings, William Wirt Hawkins, Pearl D. Hawkins, Pink Hayne Hudjihini, The Eagle Of Delight Haynes, Samuel Jonathan Heady, Mrs. Frankie F. Hefflefinger, Eliza C. Mrs. Heinrichs, Joseph Hendricks, James B. Mrs. Hendricks, Rufus Hendricks, W. H. Henry, Hugh Henry, Jesse Henry, Laura Alice Henry, W. G. Mrs. Henry, W. G. Mrs. Hiawatha Tarenyawagon or Hiawatha Hickey, John Walter Hicks, E. D Hicks, Herbert W. Hicks, Richard Watson Highland, James Hildebrand, Joseph M. Hildebrand, Samuel Mrs. Biographical Sketch of Davis Hill Biographical Sketch of Davis Hill Hill, Henry J. Mrs. Hillis Hadjo Hinds, Sampson O. Hishkowits Hitchcock, Isaac B. Hogue, Mrs. Joseph S Hole-In-The-Day Holland, Richard S. Holloway, Allen D. Mrs. Homili Hoowanneka, A Winnebago Chief Houston, Lee Mrs. Howard, Frank S Howell, Mrs. C. W. Howie, Thomas Hubbard, Thomas Hurst, Mrs....

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Indian Biographies – Surname I-J

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Ingram, John E. Ivey, James W. J Surname Jackson, Clifford L. Jackson, Mrs. Fred L. Jackson, Wayman C. Jacobs, Isaac Judge Jennings, Landrum Crittenden Johnson, Isaac Johnston, Douglas H. Johnston, John Edward Jones, George L. Mrs. Jones, George W. Mrs. Jones, J. S. Dr. Mrs. Jones, Thomas P. Mrs. Jones, Wilson N. Jordan, Arthur B. Mrs. Jordan, Luther Mrs. Jordan, Robert Lee Biography of Chief Joseph – Nez Percé The Great War Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces, and his lieutenants, White Bird and Looking-Glass Chief Joseph Journeycake, Mrs. Eliza A Julian, Robert Willis...

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Indian Biographies – Surname K

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Kaipolequa, A Saukie Brave (Sauk) Kanakuk Kanapima, An Ottawa Chief Katawabeda, A Chippeway Chief (Chippewa) KE NA PO MO CO,  Little Turtle Keesheswa, A Medicine Man Keith, James G. Kelley, Lulu N. Kelley, W. P. Mrs. Keokuk, A Saukie Chief (Sauk) Keokuk Kerr, Robert  Mrs. Kerr, Thomas Mrs. Keys, Elizabeth Keys, James M. Judge Keys, Monroe A. Kiasntha Kincaid, Edward C. King Philip King, Richard W. Kinney, John John Kinney, John V. Kiontwogky, or Corn Plant, A Seneca Chief Kishkalwa, A Shawanoe Chief (Shawanee) Kishkekosh, A Fox Brave Klaus, William H. Knight, Robert D. Knight, Thomas Rogers Konoka Dekaury Kornegay, Wade Hampton...

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Indian Biographies – Surname C

Some of the listed biographies contain a great amount of information on the subject, others however may only be a paragraph or a few lines.  Most of the information has been taken from the books we provide free online. Caatousee, An Ogibway (Ojibway) Callaghan, Jas. O., M.D. Calvert, Mrs. Sarah Campbell, Mrs. H. B. Campbell, William Ross Canard, Thomas Cansdel, Mrs. Arthur E. Canup, W. T. Captain Jack Captain Jack Biography of Captain Jack – Kintpuash Carden, William T. Carr, David Carroll, John M. Mrs. Carter, Charles D. Carter, John R. Catahecassa, Principal Chief Of The Shawnese Cearley, John G. Chamberlain, Nelson B. Chamberlin, Arthur F. Chandler, Thomas A. Cheeshateaumuck Cheetsmahoin  Chickataubut Childers, Ellis Buffentan Chilly MacIntosh Chittee Yoholo, A Seminole Chief Choncape, An Ottoe Chief Chonmonicase, or Shaumonekusse, An Ottoe Chief Choukeka Dekaury Chouteau, Benjamin C. Chumley, Elizabeth K. Clark, Lucy Clark, William. N. Clinkscales, Albert Marshall Coachman, Ward Ex-Governor Coast, Mrs. Frank Cobb, Isabel Dr. Cobb, John O. Cobb, Joseph Benson Cobb, Phil. H. Cobb, Samuel S. Cobb, Samuel S. Cochise Cochise, The Chiricahua Apache Chief Cochise, War Chief of the Chiricahua Cochran, Jessie E. Colbert, William Comcomly Connell, Tamaya Conner, Crawford Mrs. Connor, F. M. Cook, Henry N. Mrs. Cook, Lee Mrs. Copeland, Walter, Mrs. Cornplanter Cornstalk Couch, Herbert F. Couch, Marion Walker Countryman, John A. Covel, John Henry Cowan, Felix G. Cox, Zeno M., Mrs....

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