Person: Rose Ann Demo, Myaamia Name: Maankoonsihkwa

  • Nationality: Myaamia
    Family Group: Richardville
  • ID: 2839
    Gender: Female
    Date of Birth: Knw 03-06-1859
    Location of Birth: Indiana
    Date of Death: Knw 08-14-1907
    Location of Death: N/A
  • Biography/Notes:
    Rose Ann Richardville, the daughter of Thomas Richardville and An- geline Goodboo (also a Myaamia woman), was born in Indiana in 1859. She lived with her mother in Indiana for most of her childhood, and joined her father in Kansas as a teenager, in about 1870. She married Joseph F. Demo, Sr., in Miami County, Kansas on May 19, 1878. She received an allotment both in Kansas and in Indian Territory. Rose Ann gave birth to three sons: Thomas (who died as a young boy), Charles, and Joseph. Charles was one of the youngest children to receive an allotment, and Joseph was born the year after allotments were concluded.
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March 6, 1859


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...


August 14, 1907