Captain John Conner

Captain John Conner
b. 1802, Wapaminskink, (called Anderson’s Town,) Delaware County, Indiana, to William and Me King Ees (Anderson) Conner
d. 1869, Lightning Creek, near Aluwer, Cherokee Nation Territory (Oklahoma)

m/1. Texas, 
a Delaware Indian (name unknown)
b. before 1815
d. before 1840

m/2. Kansas
Nancy Wilson
b. 1822

m/3. Kansas
Charlotte Wolf Bullette

Children with 1st wife:

  • George Washington (1829-1881) married Malinda Rogers
  • Children with Charlotte Wolf Bullette:
  • John Q. (1842-1919) married Jane Haff

John lived in Delaware and Hamilton counties in Indiana before he left from what is now Prairie Town, Hamilton County, in 1820. He spoke English, Spanish, and several Native American languages; thus he was a guide and interpreter for many expeditions and governments, both federal and state. In 1858, he became the Principal Chief of the Delaware in Kansas.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

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