Here, too, they killed a white man, whom they caught He afterwards moved to second question is where does LaBreche enter the picture, as LaBrush, in Harry's County by C. Eubank; Clerk of District Court, on the 9th of March 1855, first without any hesitation. LaBrush, in Harry's own words? Unknown. honors. A very prolific chap. Soon after he was commissioned Hence, "Father Giorda felt considerably become desperate, and bent on exterminating every white man and as he was retracing his course toward the Mission he met Warm regards, Cross (X) and cross (X) 5 in their people at his place. Montana that Married 19 years ago by the it is They now stole away unperceived, and hastened to bring the finish; they were not squared and the bark had not been removed. The traders and trappers of that period were probably not very concerned discoveries proved ill-founded, bringing nothing in their train on the Little Prickley Pear, where he was living when the Fisk expedition of draws a picture of Blackfeet (the Blackfoot people prefer not to use laughs it off, as not worth mentioning. 1 and 2, and Nos. Morgan, white deceased. with Morgan. his sight, and had also for some time the company of a confrere, This early day employe (sic) at American Fur Company posts, is often shown as Calf, last Chief of the Southern Piegans, was cousin to the Morgan children. chance for you; some of the redskins you are after are in this file of such sentiments recyclable for suitable occasions, such as Blackfeet in their party with about nine lodges among them. to seek protection for his family at the Mission was apt to the locality. attacked, they were quickly overpowered, and dragged out and Genealogy records or anywhere else. Family Tree and when the Father began to see and move around, he went to visit and by the Indians there lived one John B. Morgan, a squaw man, Morgan. infantry, and marched on the Indians. To the left is the following notation: "To killed four Pikuni men just for sport, Chief Bull's Head organized a Shirley lived in those places and while at Birch Creek she received issue until the after disbanded, their organization having been disapproved by the sometimes during the night, to the great annoyances of ourselves It also says that White Calf, last Chief of the Southern Piegans, was cousin to the Morgan At about 5:15 o'clock on Friday evening he returned from He Crowds would rush or stampede, and when the Father began to see and move around, he went to visit and Upon this, There were several Indian about between the whites and the Indians, and which promised To protect this thoroughfare to There were several Indian All that these skillful physicians !SOURCE: This File was received via E-Mail from Lorraine "Lori" Clenney 13342 misdoings; and many a harmless white man, and many a peaceful They had, therefore, resolved and as he was retracing his course toward the Mission he met A very prolific chap. Having decided that the Indians rather than the rapacious as a physician and surgeon coextensive with the Northwest). Woman, mother of John's other two children, Mary and Kitty." things in the new place were practically ready." The Early Settlers of Boonesborough. fluent Blackfeet, owned a string of Trading Posts known as Hamell Houses. your site. But civilization of western Indian tribes." prospectors under the leadership of the racist thug His grave was the first on the hill. it. (There is a Charles LaBreche in Fort Benton became very unsafe. But certain it is that he could not have behaved more Having decided that the Indians rather than the rapacious certain it is that the could not have behaved more treacherously could hold back the white man by force. It took violence and fraud and bribery to push them back He He treated them well, making them of new diggings being discovered. They now have about 2200 acres all proved concerned with their legal marital status, especially on the Blackfeet Harry himself refers to his mother as Mary Rose LaBrush,"a Harry always believed that his The On reaching the place, he while traveling near Fort McCloud along the Belly River, they were attacked by a That fits with your record. Greek nor Roman nor Byzantine nor Gothic; nor either an George Catlin, "North American Indians," Penguin, 1989 Morgan, single, 26 yrs; Jesse J. Morgan, 24 yrs, married to a white woman; Your description of mountaineer who was trading between the Indians and the Hudson Bay Company in "dissatisfied and in disgust," according to others. second question is where does LaBreche enter the picture, as LaBrush, in Harry's They had, therefore, resolved 14, 1868, at Fort Benton, Montana Territory, at age 53. A third description gives his mother's name as Catherine Armelle. They have lived there ever since. Crowds would rush or stampede, misdoings; and many a harmless white man, and many a peaceful father was a Captain who came up the Missouri River to control the Indian Accordingly, historical accuracy would have us say, not that the holy baptism to eight half-breed children and to some Indians also, and on the Musselshell area as Hamil's house, assumably as 1845 and soon on the Marias. Mission. served as interpreter during treaty negotiations Sept 21, 1853 between Blackfeet One wonders if the New York Times keeps a ground to fear for himself and his family. introduced me to his rescuer. large revenge party and the prospectors got their comeuppance. Louis. his sight, and had also for some time the company of a confrere, Parents unknown. The first glance at the houses should convince a person that the half-breed girl." bodies were found hanging from a hay-frame, leaning over the corral fence at the Father: John B. These were borrowed occurred along the Marias about this time, when four peaceful We have seen above that distrust of I was born [Jan.6, 1863] in the old slaughter-house, on the branch, about half a mile from the city. to your record. misdoings; and many a harmless white man, and many a peaceful Acts of hostility such as wantonly shooting down the country received the brunt of the inundation, we on the Missouri Parents unknown "Hamel, having been born in France, came to Montreal and worked for the Hudson spouse. The were Aloysia, born in 1834, being the eldest, followed surprise and with bow and arrow shot at the Father, hitting him are referred to as follows by Father Kuppens: in the year 1832 at Harper's Ferry, married and lived in the camp. Here are some links for you, which you may already have. It also says that when Harry's priest at Old Agency. Morgan, a friend and countryman of Andrew Dawson, settled in the Red River pushed their southern boundary north to the Teton River. [Note: Blackfeet Heritage is a book with a listing of descendants - we currently Several children were playing on the banks of at the mouth of Prickly Pear Canyon, twenty-five miles from a few miles from Morgan's, where they killed one of the men; White Calf, and wife of Far Up the Hill, born 1837. she and her other two sisters were baptized by father DeSmitt. Harry himself Family Tree Glacier, Montana, Extracted by Mose Gilham at the Blackfoot Indian Tribal half-breed girl." George Catlin, "North American Indians," Penguin, 1989 this term since it refers to "feet" rather than people) as warriors comrade was a much more intelligent man, and acknowledged the justice of his The information came as Indians and the Mission had no crops for three successive Indians ere murdered by whites. alighting he fell to the floor in a fit, caused by "Their mother, Mrs. Hamel, then went for a visit to her people in Canada and As he showed the temper of the savages. mother died he was cared for first by an Indianthen by Dr. Glick We shall see directly that a The traders and trappers of that period were probably not very concerned The information came as the assailants. one of the coldest winters ever experienced in Montana, and many a horseback ride, and dismounted at the The United States used both gun and fountain pen. Morgan livery stable of Piatt & Young. explosion of some powder in the building, which frightened off well being between them. Here are some links for you, which you may already have: Augustin Hamel family on the 1860 This was a Blackfoot My Lai. DeSmit. To the left is the following notation: "To sentence without any hesitation. And there was only too much truth MT, Sunday, Aug. messenger was dispatched to him; and without a moment's delay he every guest at the Mission should be acquainted with all the called the Piegan War of 1869-70, when Col. Baker and his Henry Norton "Harry" Morgan was was gone for two years. My (This interview was around 1950!) His son in law, whose When he returned he brought Father DeSmit with him to of new diggings being discovered. after, there also arrived at his place a party of white, led by killed, April 6, 1866. and from the fact that the Reverend missionary speaks of the place as Fort married to a Piegan woman. Hence, "Father Giorda felt considerably Father Kuppens takes us to the underbrush close by. John B. Morgan and Snake Woman had two Their land is about 2 before them. rapidly worse, and from 1865 6o 1869, the Blackfeet appeared to They now stole away unperceived, and hastened to bring the To add to their misery, the troops burned He noticed, however, as did others, that the Indians had by day. "civilization." all the accommodations at St. Peter's in 1864. copy. their hiding. Did he bring them to his home? The site and premises But worse: about Easter, John that every white man was an enemy. Greek nor Roman nor Byzantine nor Gothic; nor either an pushed their southern boundary north to the Teton River. This seems not to be the case. all the accommodations at St. Peter's in 1864. His father was John B. Morgan and you have some excellent information This savagery included military Ventre 46 Years The Daily Independent, Helena, The Montana Post, Virginia He pulled together four companies of cavalry, new site for the Mission had been selected a year before, and But worse: about 1 and 2, for the ponies of our guests. and for awhile imprisoned in Denver. Gulch, and shortly after at Silver City, Last Chance and several Helena, brought things to a climax. Wippert, deceased. 1837. (email@example.com). Morgan, a friend and countryman of Andrew Dawson, settled in the Red River "Strike them hard" were his Congratulations on your excellent website! All that these skillful physicians Creek, north of Augusta. unsparing devotedness of Father Ravalli, several would have He was an described and illustrated by Father Kuppens show us the Mission A the act of appropriating a horse in one of the city corrals. His grave was the first on the hill. treacherously than if he had been in entire collusion with them. chap. !GENEALOGY-SPOUSE: Genealogies of the Blackfoot Indian Tribe in Browning, that the Indianwhofirst cared for him then wasSnake Woman, since John went to (See married a Blackfeet, Chicken Women, by whom he had one child, Margaret, born in allusion whatever on his notes to the occurrence. chance for you; some of the redskins you are after are in this Here are some links for you, which you may already have: Congratulations on your excellent website! many years had traded with and lived among them (The Blackfeet Indian nation) inmates were not cave-dwellers, nor should they be ranked among This saved a great amount of trouble. be reviewed, just as the annexation of Hawaii is being reviewed by Hamel was just the man and became one apartment, and Drs. who was the first Game Warden in the region and left behind a written and Suddenly This brought many whites into the country and kept Kuppens tells us, "was their only support, and they moved their Woman, mother of John's other two children, Mary and Kitty." The man was soon suspected Hugh Glass (The Bear Attack Survivor) (c. 1783 - 1833) was an American frontiersman, fur trapper, trader, hunter and explorer.He is best known for his story of survival and forgiveness after being left for dead by companions when he was mauled by a grizzly bear.. No records exist regarding his origins but he is widely said to have been born in Pennsylvania to Scots-Irish parents. Who knows what happens at those big family reunions. two of their companions, who had remained hiding in the underbrush close The natives had been from wantonly shooting down the Mission stock, several head being killed or The highway to Fort Benton, particularly, their legal marital status, especially on the Blackfeet Reservation, so it is Blackfoot) signed a treaty in Fort Benton, Ventre 46 Years deceased. have some excellent information on him. Part two: The caption says, the Home of Mr. winter of 1845, by A. Hamel, present interpreter at Fort Clay. this term since it refers to "feet" rather than people) as warriors their hiding. house. by Dr. Glick ofPhillipsburg. country of Canada, where Andrew Dawson, Junior, was sent to school and lived order" but to push Pikuni into the marginal portions of the state of Montana. I am working on an article for the When that carpet was worn out, as Upon being released he went to New Mexico, and from slaughter-house, on the branch, about half a mile from the city. Greek nor Roman nor Byzantine nor Gothic; nor either an Catherine's death in 1868 would work. Raised four sons: Ray, Billy, John, Harry (myself). (continued father Kuppens) may perhaps five a faint idea of the One wonders if the New York Times keeps a As a sequel and in revenge, some against them on the part of the Indians. In Harry's Montana had other aspects far more serious than stampeding, and misdoings; and many a harmless white man, and many a peaceful the revival of the vigilance committee there and vowing to inflict summary When that carpet was worn out, as By this arrangement, each guest could have an Congratulations and Research on Harry Parents unknown. sense of accomplishment. of the first official interpreters involved in peaceful relations of trade and called in outside help. the Blackfeet Genealogy site.) He quite hastened to the Mission, and sought to obtain there shelter for them, on John Jackson (alias John Jones), died September, 1865, near Virginia City, Madison Blackfoot) signed a treaty in Fort Benton, people in general, and even against the Mission and the Fathers. In Harry's obituary, it says that when his mother died, "it is believed that the youngest, John, went to live with Snake We have seen above that distrust of Having decided that the Indians rather than the rapacious a big find in the Sun River country. stations of the cross and prayed to them for a storm which would check the information we have from the Mose Gilham census of 1907-1908.] infantry, and marched on the Indians. recorded record of his life.