Person: Columbus Bright, Myaamia Name: Awansaapia

  • Nationality: Myaamia
    Family Group: Bright
  • ID: 2714
    Gender: Male
    Date of Birth: Knw 05-02-1888
    Location of Birth: N/A
    Date of Death: Knw 03-05-1960
    Location of Death: Norman, Oklahoma
  • Biography/Notes:
    One of the youngest allottees, Columbus married Bessie Charley (Peoria) on Christmas Day, 1908. They had four children: Violet, William, Margaret, and Columbus, III. After his divorce in 1917, Columbus had one more son, Paul Eugene, born in 1922. Columbus was an Army Veteran, serving at Camp Pike, Arkansas, during World War I. He moved around quite a bit after his military service, spending time in Pawhuska, Oklahoma and Kansas City, Missouri. He lived in Norman, Oklahoma, when he died in 1960.

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May 2, 1888

1889 Allotment

March 2, 1889

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congressa ssembled, That the provisions of chapter One hundred and Nineteen of the acts of eighteen hundred and eighty seven, entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations,and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes," are hereby declared to extend to and are made app...


March 5, 1960

Norman, Oklahoma