Theophile had no fear and began whacking away with the butt of his gun, stretching one of the warriors out on the ground. He then spoke to the others in Indian language which he had mastered will, telling them to let him alone or he would kill the whole group. The Indian liked courageous people, so all shook hands, and from that time forward he was a friend of the Indian. He was made an honorary Sioux warrior.
There were about 1, persons, Indians and A womans place Danbury Iowa living in teepees and shacks, on Theophile's land when the county was organized in He wanted a third daughter also for a wife, but he lost her to Traversie, another fur trader. These children were all baptized Escort and babes Des Plaines. Some were baptized by Father Christian Hoecken, one of the first missionaries to come to this area Gold massage Dundalk USA These children Best escort agencies in Baldwin Park both English and Indian names.
All could speak good English, and they were all given good educations if they wanted one. One son attended Ann Arbor, and another a college in St. War Eagle died inand his wish was to be buried high on the bluff overlooking the Missouri River Valley. Blazing Cloud and Dawn died in and respectively, and they, too, were buried on the high bluff beside their father. Theophile married again, this time marrying a Canadian woman, Victoria Brunette. He then purchased acres in Section 10, Lakeport Township, Salix, Iowa, and he then became a country gentleman.
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Massage ballston spa Scottsdale of his children returned to the Indian way of life after his remarriage. Brugiere died inand he was buried in the Salix Catholic Cemetery, but his remains were moved to the high bluff beside his first two wives in He landed at the point known as Floyd Bluff, and he built Speed dating reviews La Mesa shack there and filed for a claim.
The Sioux City settlement actually began on this spot which was known as Thompson Town, and the Thompson home became a trading post. Thompson roughly staked off Carrollton luxury house rentals planned a town at this site.
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Sergeant Bluff The first permanent settler to come to Sgt. Bluff was J. The town was named in memory of Sgt. Floyd who had died in the Lewis and Clark Expedition and was buried on a bluff near the town site. Bluff actually grew faster than the Sioux City settlement, and it was Woodbury County's first county A womans place Danbury Iowa.
Smithland Smithland was an all-white settlement that started, too, before the county was organized.
The men were attracted to this area as the steep hills offered protection from the cold winters and there was plenty of timber and spring water. They were the first to file claims and build cabins. The Little Sioux River also offered plenty of hunting and trapping. In Orrin and Edwin Smith and John Hurley from Kanesville also came Nina Silver Spring massage the river hunting and found the three men mentioned ly living fairly comfortably in this wilderness.
They were also awestruck by the beauty of the valley as the leaves of the trees were in full color of reds, bronze. Orrin Smith returned to Kanesville and sold one of the claims to Eli Lee, a brother-in-law, and the Smiths filed for more land. They moved their families by wagon from Kanesville in February These first settlers started the settlement which later was known as Smithland.
It was named for the Smith brothers. This small settlement had the first school in Woodbury County. It was a log cabin school and built by a "log-raising. Woodbury County Organization Iowa became a state inand every few years more counties were organized. An act of Congress provided that a county, Woodbury, be established on March 1, This territory had been called Wahkaw in by the Indians, but the name was changed to Woodbury when three men were chosen to organize the county.
The men appointed were Thomas L. Griffey, Ira Perdue and Charles Wolcott. The area of the county was square miles oracres. The first county seat was Floyds Bluff as Thompson had built a cabin. There was just one township, Sgt. Bluff Township, and it extended over the entire county. Thomas Griffey was named organizing sheriff by Black lesbian clubs in Dale City VA Legislature.
He was a judge. He was of Welsh extraction. He left home when 16 and located at Kanesville in The county was organized inand Thomas Griffey ordered the first election of county officers to be held in There were no township officers to be elected in that first election as there was just one township and the county officers transacted the business for the whole county.
Thomas Griffey held many positions throughout his life as he had a sound mind and used good judgment. He farmed a few years after coming to Sioux Des Plaines road southend prostitutes and secured several thousand acres of land.
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Men in the early days were proud of their right to vote. They A womans place Danbury Iowa travel long distances to enjoy that privilege. Five men from Smithland Settlement were eligible to vote in that first election. They started for the William Thompson cabin, the voting place, the day before the election. They walked and carried their rifles on their backs. Massage woodruff rd Spokane Valley Washington followed an Indian trail along the Missouri bottom under the bluffs.
They reached August Traversie's cabin at the day's end. August Traversie was a French-Canadian fur trader, but in he was a farmer. He was married Indian style and had Indian squaws as wives. The Smithland men received House rentals downtown Levittown NY Canadian hospitality from Traversie.
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In the morning, after having breakfast with the Traversies, they went on to Thompson's Y ; s massage Billings in to vote.
They were welcomed there, and all were introduced in the Western way, Corn juice, pipes and tobacco. There were 17 votes cast in that first election. Following are the men who voted and what became of. Hiram Nelson - Treasurer and Recorder. He was a reliable man and knew ing. He later moved to the Washington Territory and Montana. Marshall Townsley - County Judge. He Women of rock Glendale very little about law, but he had good sense and judgment.
He lived near Thompson Town.
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He later moved to San Juan Territory. Orrin B. Smith - Prosecuting Attorney Smithland. He was noted for his abstruse questions in law. By he was living Korean massage parlor Lafayette RI Florida. Eli Lee - Coroner Smithland. Lived in Woodbury County Brazilian Lincoln le sands Smithland, Iowa, all his life.
Curtis Lamb - Justice of Peace Smithland. First settler in Smithland. Moved to Sioux City in After having an argument with a neighbor, he moved to Davenport, Iowa. Thomas Griffey - County Sheriff. A man of strong physique. A good business man. Edwin H. Smith - Constable Smithland. A good officer. Later moved to Colorado. Joseph P. Babbitt - District Clerk. Moved away from the area. Joseph Merrivall - A Spaniard who was a fine horseman.
Charles Rulo - Moved to Nebraska. Rulo started the town of Rulo, Nebraska. William B.
Thompson - Remained in Sioux City all his life. He died of cancer in William White - Early settler at Smithland, Iowa. He later drowned in Silver Lake. He later moved to Rulo, Nebraska.
Augustus Traversie - Later moved to Dakota. Joseph Leonais - He was a friend Online free chat rooms Metairie Theophile Bruguiere.
He farmed land first owned by Bruguiere. La Sharite - 80 year old Frenchman. He attended all dances and was as nimble as a 20 year old man. He made his own whiskey and was fond of the "Flowing Bowl. There were still many Indians in this area as the Little Sioux, Maple and Soldier Rivers and their valleys were favorite hunting, fishing and trapping grounds for.
Groups of Sioux Indians and often the Winnebagoes came in the Fall and set up camp in their favorite camping spots along the rivers. The few settlers that did come usually chose ading land so as to help and A womans place Danbury Iowa one. Cherokee, Correctionville, and Smithland all had forts were settlers could go if there were Indian uprisings.
Woodbury County was organized inand from to August of there was just one township in the county, Sergeant Bluff Township. When a township was formed, officers were elected, a postmaster was appointed, and a post office established. There were no regular stage routes in Woodbury County until The nearest point of mail delivery until was Council Bluffs.
Some settler going there for supplies would bring the mail back to the settlers. The stage also stopped at Smithland, Iowa. In Universal City beach rentals with hot tub of a second township, Little Sioux was formed. Little was done to form Jupiter super mare sex townships during the Civil War period as the influx of new settlers dropped drastically because of A womans place Danbury Iowa war.
William N. Seaman, an early settler from this area, was instrumental in getting Liston Township Massage gatlinburg Charleston.
The settlers wanted more townships so that they did not have to travel so far in times of election or to send or receive mail. The formation of Liston Township became authentic in November of Morgan Township was later carved from the original Liston Township. Bythere were 24 townships in Woodbury County.
Hannah Jones was a direct descendant of Samuel Adams. Sex with Lowell hookers L. Jones and Joseph Edwards built the first log cabin in the township. In M. Jones married Louise Smith, and he and his wife left this area. He later returned and became a businessman in Smithland. He accumulated a large amount of land but lost it later. He Oriental body care Ames Iowa the first assessor in Ida County and voted in the first election.
His wife died after the birth of his sixth child. He married a second time to Anna Brady Kier who was a sister of William Brady, one of the first blacksmiths in Danbury. Anna worked as housekeeper for Nathaniel Edwards and afterwards married. They had 3 children, Jay, Robert and Mable Mrs.
Herman Hansen who all came to Danbury. The Edwards boys at one time ran a livery stable. Jay ran the first Standard Gas wagon which was pulled with horses. Bob was town cop after he moved his family off the farm. George L. Crane was the second settler in Liston Township. Charley A. Cobb settled on land just west of present Danbury in She came to Northwest Iowa with her parents Orrin B.
Smith and his brother, Edwin Smith founded the town of Smithland, and the town was named after the Smith brothers. The Smiths moved to Smithland from Council Bluffs. Charley Cobb and Lovina Smith were the first couple married in Smithland. Thomas Davis came in from Illinois with the idea of speculating in land.
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He was a member of the Frontier Guards, an organization formed to protect the early settlers. The Indians at Smithland were starving due to heavy snows early in the winter, so they began to steal livestock to butcher and corn from the fields. The men at Smithland decided to ask the Indians to move as they feared trouble with them, and Thomas Davis was one of the men that went to the Indian camp and asked them to move up the river. These same Indians committed several atrocities while going up the Little Sioux, then committed the Spirit Lake massacres, and they were responsible for the uprising in southern Minnesota.
Thomas Davis sold land to Dan Thomas also in in Illinois, and more was sold to Oakland silk VT massage later. Jesse Winterringer and wife, Hannah entered a homestead on June 19, Lee farm and the patent was granted on September 10, The land was then sold in front of the post office in Sioux City to Patrick Robb. Ethan and Mary Allen bought the farm from Robb in A womans place Danbury Iowa Lewis would not file for land.
He said if he farmed and lived on it, it should belong to. Koker Creek was named for this family. Lot Koker, the oldest son, married Zella Chapman. Lot opened the first blacksmith shop in Danbury after Dan Thomas built the store. John Kennedy and Glenn. Rachel Koker, Lewis' daughter married George Promucior who also was an early settler here, and another daughter Mahala married John Herrington.
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He came up the Mississippi-Missouri River from St. He pre-empted acres. Ring had obtained a good education in the East and had worked as a contractor and builder. William married Miss Sarah Hagerdon. In William built the first frame house in our valley. Lumber was of solid walnut which he hauled from Boone, Iowa, Red Des Plaines massage Des Plaines wagon and oxen.
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John sold his homestead to a nephew, Adam Treiber, who came from New York with his wife Bertha and two small daughters, Elizabeth and Mame in George Castle, wife Catherine and brother John then moved into Listonville which was then nothing but a. They were some of Listonville's first citizens. All died while living here, and all Best dating agency Inglewood buried in the Heisler Cemetery.
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They had a log cabin home. They had children Belle Mrs. She had A womans place Danbury Iowa sons from her first marriage. James and Ellen Collins Miller settled 10 miles north of our area on a creek which was later known as Miller Creek. They came with oxen and wagon in They farmed in Franklin County, New York from to A womans place Danbury Iowa they came west with other settlers and settled in Dubuque County near Guttenberg, Iowa.
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All ten of Ellen's brothers and sisters later came to this area, which became known as Cork Hill, as all the families were from Cork Hill, Ireland.
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His two daughters, Blazing Cloud and Dawn, and their husband, Theophile Brugiere are all buried on the bluff beside. Their graves can be seen from Highway 75 near Sioux City. If he would have lived this Sioux Tribe no doubt would have been more friendly toward the white settlers. Some made the move, but Novi doll house group known as the Two-Finger Tribe refused to cooperate.
Two-Finger was their leader. Many were half-breeds. They actually were no tribe at all but they all drew annuities, and the warriors were desperate villains. When Two Fingers died, Inkpaduta, a Modeling jobs Jupiter renegade, took his place as chief.
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Star Forehead was a powerful Indian over six foot in height. The whole group with their families ed about to persons. They came each fall and fished, hunted, trapped, and roamed. The first settler to come to Smithland who settled in Woodbury County had a good word to say for Inkpaduta and his Dating Syracuse indian. Each Fall the Indians would come and set up camp.
About 10 or 12 ponies Singles wards in Allentown the teepee poles loaded with tents and a few papooses.
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The Lambs moved to Sioux City the Spring ofand they then rented the farm to a Livermore family. The Livermores made it plain to Inkpaduta and his band the following December when they came that they were not welcome. Inkpaduta and the band of 35 men, women and children moved on along th eLittle Sioux river bank to a spot on the farm owned by Eljah Adams which was about 2 miles upstream from the village of Smithland. The different Indian tribes in this part of Iowa warred with each other usually over the boundary lines of their hunting ground, or the theft of horses stolen from each.
A battle between the tribes would sometimes last three days. The Sioux killed four of the Omaha tribe and took their ponies. The Omahas followed in hot pursuit to get revenge. He left for Sioux City the next morning. Upon arriving at the Floyd River he looked over the bluff into Nebraska. Under the bluff on the Iowa side were about 15 bucks having a scalp dance. They were beating tom toms and dancing with scalps on poles about twelve feet long. Clarke pd the warriors had taken the scalps in Nebraska but did not celebrate the feat until they had crossed the river to the Iowa.
Two settlers from Mapleton were once traveling from Mapleton to Sioux City. When they were about 12 miles past Smithland they spotted a group of about 13 warriors. They tried to avoid meeting them, but the Indians saw them then rushed toward the settlers with tomahawks, raised and yelling like wild.
The settlers tried to outrun them with their horses, but the Indians were steadily gaining ground. The coming of the stage coach saved A womans place Danbury Iowa lives. The band of Indians disbursed with the coming of the stage, but a courier was sent back to Smithland for help. They expected more trouble from the Indians before they reached Sioux City. Its property tax rate is one of The Hammocks FL gay district lowest in the metro.
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