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Guide to '''{{PAGENAME}} ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and other agency records.
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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'''1883:''' the Stockbridge indigenous people, 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.
  
 
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*[[American Indian Vital Records Supplements in Census Rolls|Vital records]]
 
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==== Military ====
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=== Agencies  ===
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The following agencies had jurisdiction over the tribe.
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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]]
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=== Superintendencies  ===
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Records for Superintendencies exist in the [[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]] and copies of many of them are also available in other research facilities.
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[[Michigan Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Michigan Superintendency]]
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[[Wisconsin Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Wisconsin Superintendency]]
  
*[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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[[Northern Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Northern Superintendency ]]  
  
=== Important Web Sites ===
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[[St. Louis Superintendency of Indian Affairs|St. Louis Superintendency]]
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[[Central Superintendency of Indian Affairs|Central Superintendency]]
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==== Military  ====
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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.
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=== Important Websites ===
  
 
*[http://www.narf.org/nill/Constitutions/stockconst/index.htm Constitution and By-laws] of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, Wisconsin, Ratified: 10/30/1937; amended: 11/14/1995;  
 
*[http://www.narf.org/nill/Constitutions/stockconst/index.htm Constitution and By-laws] of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, Wisconsin, Ratified: 10/30/1937; amended: 11/14/1995;  
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==== Bibliography  ====
 
==== Bibliography  ====
  
*[http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html 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 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/ Available online].
 
*Klein, Barry T., ed. ''Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian''. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/317923332?referer=list_view WorldCat 317923332]; {{FHL|1122745|title-id|disp=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. [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=no:037475188 WorldCat 37475188]; {{FHL|831087|title-id|disp=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– . <br>
 
 
:Volume 1 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>
 
:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>
 
:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.4}}.<br>
 
:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.5}}.<br>
 
:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493742]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.6}}.<br>
 
:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>
 
:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.8}}.<br>
 
:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.9}}.<br>
 
:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.10}}.
 
:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.11}}.<br>
 
:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.12}}.<br>
 
:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>
 
:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]
 
:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; {{FHL|248632|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 H191h v.15}}.<br>
 
:Volume 16 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>
 
:Volume 18 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 19 -- Not yet published
 
:Volume 20 -- Not yet published
 
 
*Swanton John R. ''The Indian Tribes of North America''. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/indianlocation.htm Available online].
 
*Waldman, Carl. ''Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes''. New York, New York: Facts on File, 2006. 3rd ed. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14718193?referer=list_view WorldCat 14718193]; {{FHL|1465222|title-id|disp=FHL book 970.1 W146e 2006}}.
 
  
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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 Indigenous Peoples of the United States 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 indigenous people, 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 Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


Bibliography[edit | edit source]