Location: Mille Lacs County MN

Houses of the Mdewakanton Tribe

When preparing a sketch of the villages and village sites of the Mdewakanton, it is quite natural to begin with a brief description of the site of the village to which Father Hennepin was led captive, during the early spring of the year 1680. On the afternoon of April 11 of that year, while ascending the Mississippi with two companions, he was taken by a war party of the Sioux, and after much anxiety and suffering reached the Falls of St. Anthony, which he so named. Thence, going overland through the endless forests, they arrived at the village of...

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Kirkeby, Margaret E. – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Wallowa resident, Margaret E. Kirkeby, 80, of Wallowa, died Sept. 2, 1992, at her home in Wallowa. She was born Dec. 11, 1911, at Onamia, Minn., the daughter of Albin and Florence (McAloney) Petrin. In 1956, she married Orrin G. Kirkeby in Onamia. Mrs. Kirkeby was an active and loyal member of the Catholic Church in Wallowa. She is survived by her husband Orrin of Wallowa; cousin Helen Moore of Bloomington, Minn.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Glenn Kirkeby and Iris Kirkeby of Taylor, Texas; brother-in-law Leo Maiers of Wimberley, Texas; niece and nephew, Rebecca Keller and Steven Kirkeby of La Grande. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Leland Petrin and one sister, Marion Maiers. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Bramlet Cemetery in Wallowa. Memorials in her memory may be made to the charity of choice in care of the Bollman Funeral Home, Main at W 3rd in Enterprise. Wallowa County Chieftain-Thursday, September 10, 1992, Page 2 Contributed by Sue Wells Transcribed by Dixie...

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