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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.
Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]
Stockbridge Munsee Community
N8476 MohHeConNuck Road
Bowler, WI 54416
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:
- Allotment records
- Annuity rolls
- Census records
- Health records
- School census and records
- Vital records
Agencies[edit | edit source]
The following agencies had jurisdiction over the tribe.
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.
Military[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Important Websites[edit | edit source]
- Constitution and By-laws of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, Wisconsin, Ratified: 10/30/1937; amended: 11/14/1995;
- Stockbridge-Munsee Commuinty Official Website
- Stockbridge-Munsee Community Wikipedia
References[edit | edit source]