Fontenelle Family [RG1738.AM]


RG1738.AM:  Fontenelle Family

Misc. papers:  1865-2007

Size:  One folder


The collection consists of one folder containing six items relating to the Fontenelle family.  Included in the collection are a document showing Henry Fontenelle as guardian of Lucien Fontenelle (1865); a photocopy and typescript copy of a letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy (1894); and a photocopy of a newspaper article about Emily Fontenelle (1930).  Also included are a photocopy of a paper entitled, “Meumbane and Lucien Fontenelle’s Children: A Family History,” presented by Joyce Marie Kramer and Susan Fontenelle Cutlip at the 16th Annual Symposium sponsored by the Center for Great Plains Studies on April 9-11, 1992; and a newsletter publication entitled, “A Proud Past – A Bright Future: The Omaha Nation Visits Bellevue,” April 11, 2007.



    1. Guardianship record, 1865

    1. Letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy, 1894 (photocopy)

    1. Letter from Henry Fontenelle to Harriet MacMurphy, 1894 (typed transcript)

    1. Newspaper article about Emily Fontenelle, 1930

    1. “Meumbane and Lucien Fontenelle’s Children: A Family History,” by Joyce Marie Kramer and Susan Fontenelle Cutlip, 1992

    1. “A Proud Past – A Bright Future: The Omaha Nation Visits Bellevue,” April 11, 2007


Subject headings:

Bellevue (Nebraska) — History

DeSmet, Pierre Jean, 1801-1873

Fontenelle family

Fontenelle, Emily (Pappan), 1832-1932

Fontenelle, Henry, 1831-1899

Fontenelle, Logan, 1825-1855

Fontenelle, Lucien F., 1800-1840

Fontenelle, Me-um-bane, 1804-1840

MacMurphy, Harriet S. (Dakin), 1848-1932

Pawnee Indians

Omaha Indians

Sarpy, Peter Abadie, 1804-1865

Siouan Indians


Revised TMM      09-11-2020


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