Logan Fontenelle
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 41° 51.346 W 098° 05.041
14T E 576030 N 4634167
Quick Description: Logan Fontenelle, Chief of the Omaha Tribe, was from Bellevue, and signed the 1854 Treaty, in Washington, D.C. in 1854.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 9/4/2006 7:49:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMPH3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
Logan Fontenelle was born in Bellevue in 1825. His father was a noted fur trader on the lower Missouri and near Fort Laramie, WY. His mother was daughter of Big Elk, important Chief of the Omaha. Logan was educated in a private school in St. Louis, before joining the family at Fort Laramie in 1837. He was killed while on a buffalo hunt in 1855 when his party was attacked by Sioux. He is buried in Bellevue.
Marker Name: Logan Fontenelle

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