Chief Sleepy Eye Feb 9, 2010 1:55:49 GMT -5
Post by hermin1 on Feb 9, 2010 1:55:49 GMT -5
I am looking for a family tree for Chief Sleepy Eye.
I have seen bits and pieces here and there but have not seen an extensive one. Has anyone tried putting one togeter?
Maybe we can put one together on here.
If you are a descendant and want to be added to the tree please post here or contact me by email.
Here is what I have gathered on chief sleepy Eye:
died 1859 at age of @70 years.
Mother: Wanska-checha(4th Daughter)
sleepy eye had 3 siblings:
Mazah-o-stek-mance-died @ 1840 in IA.
Chapah-win/Beaver woman, w/o Tah-wepa
Wanska : was maried twice. No info on first spouse, but she remarried to Louis LaBlanc aka Louis Provemcalle..they both died at Faribault, MN, around 1850.They had a daughter-Winona. Winona married Anthony St. Antoine. They wed at Prairie du Chien.Their children were :
A daughter who married George Faribault, and the 2nd daughter wed Fred Faribault(nephew of George Faribault).
Sleepy Eye's spouses:
1. Oldest sister of Lean Bear.
2. Sster of Wapa-ska(White Cap)
Wapannanawin(Cluster of Weeds),
Mahzahostakmani(One to Whom Iron Sticks or Attaches).He was married and had a son. He was killed by
the Pottawatomies in IA.
Two of Sleepy Eye's daughters married to Hapanwaste(Good Second
2 daughters were wives of Joseph laFromboise.One of them was ta-wa-chi-hai-sha-wi. With the younger wife, Joseph had Alexis LaFromboise, and Julia LaFromboise.
Maw-sa-o-stack was killed in 1864.
Sleepy Eye died while on a hunting trip. He was first buried on an islandat big stone lake which is now dry land in S. Dakota. other Indians were also buried there. his remains were eventually returned to Sleepy Eye ,MN and reinterred there.
Sara: I saw where Sleepy Eye was said to have had 9 daughters.
some of the information Ifound was in Old Traverse des Sioux book.1929.
Also he may have had more than two wives. the other information I found in my search for the Provencalles, and by typing chief sleepy Eye, Soux Indian, and also at the Minnesota GenWeb., I forgort which county sleepy eye MN is in .