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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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'''1883:''' the Stockbridge Indians, a remnant of the Mahican Confederacy, were moved from [[New York, United States Genealogy|New York]] State, as were the [[Munsee Indians|Munsee]] a division of the [[Delaware Indians|Delaware]] Tribe. They were resettled in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the land had been purchased from the [[Menominee Indians|Menominee]] Tribe.
  
 
==== Brief Timeline  ====
 
==== Brief Timeline  ====
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The following agencies had jurisdiction over the tribe.  
 
The following agencies had jurisdiction over the tribe.  
  
[[Six Nations Indian Agency (New York)|Six Natitons Agency]], [[Green Bay Indian Agency (Wisconsin)|Green Bay Agency]], [[Fort Leavenworth Indian Agency (Kansas)|Fort Leavenworth Agency]], [[Kansas Indian Agency (Kansas)|Kansas Agency]],  and [[Delaware Indian Agency (Kansas)|Delaware Agency]]  
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[[Six Nations Indian Agency (New York)|Six Nations Agency]], [[Green Bay Indian Agency (Wisconsin)|Green Bay Agency]], [[Fort Leavenworth Indian Agency (Kansas)|Fort Leavenworth Agency]], [[Kansas Indian Agency (Kansas)|Kansas Agency]],  and [[Delaware Indian Agency (Kansas)|Delaware Agency]]  
  
 
=== Superintendencies  ===
 
=== Superintendencies  ===
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1585 Wisconsin soldiers who served in the Winnebago War] (Wisconsin Historical Society) - Transcription of Wisconsin Muster Rolls from the Winnebago War. Lists Prairie du Chien and Green Bay militia units along with Menominee, Stockbridge and Oneida Indians that served.
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1585 Wisconsin soldiers who served in the Winnebago War] (Wisconsin Historical Society) - Transcription of Wisconsin Muster Rolls from the Winnebago War. Lists Prairie du Chien and Green Bay militia units along with Menominee, Stockbridge and [[Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin|Oneida]] Indians that served.
  
 
=== Important Web Sites  ===
 
=== Important Web Sites  ===

Revision as of 14:28, 20 October 2016

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Guide to Stockbridge-Munsee Community ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and other agency records.

To get started in American Indian Research

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Stockbridge Munsee Community
N8476 Mo He Con Nuck Road
Bowler, WI 54416
Phone: 1.715.793.4111
Fax: 1.715.793.1307

Arvid E. Miller Library and Museum

N 8510 Moh-He-Con-Nuck Road
P O Box 70
Bowler, Wisconsin 54416
phone 1-715-793-4270

History[edit | edit source]

1883: the Stockbridge Indians, a remnant of the Mahican Confederacy, were moved from New York State, as were the Munsee a division of the Delaware Tribe. They were resettled in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the land had been purchased from the Menominee Tribe.

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Stockbridge Munsee tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Agencies[edit | edit source]

The following agencies had jurisdiction over the tribe.

Six Nations Agency, Green Bay Agency, Fort Leavenworth Agency, Kansas Agency,  and Delaware Agency

Superintendencies[edit | edit source]

Records for Superintendencies exist in the National Archives and copies of many of them are also available in other research facilities.

Michigan Superintendency

Wisconsin Superintendency

Northern Superintendency

St. Louis Superintendency

Central Superintendency

Military[edit | edit source]

Important Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; FHL book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; FHL book 970.1 G131g.
Vol. 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Vol. 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Vol. 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Vol. 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Sturtevant, William C. Handbook of North American Indians. 20 vols., some not yet published. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978– .
Volume 1 -- Not yet published
Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- WorldCat 234303751
Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- WorldCat 255572371
Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- WorldCat 19331914; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4.
Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- WorldCat 299653808; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5.
Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat 247493742; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6.
Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- WorldCat 247493311
Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 13240086; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8.
Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- WorldCat 26140053; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9.
Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- WorldCat 301504096; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10.
Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- WorldCat 256516416; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11.
Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- WorldCat 39401371; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12.
Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- WorldCat 48209643
Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- WorldCat 254277176
Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- WorldCat 356517503; FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15.
Volume 16 -- Not yet published
Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- WorldCat 43957746
Volume 18 -- Not yet published
Volume 19 -- Not yet published
Volume 20 -- Not yet published