Native American flag   Leon  COURNOYER

  (b. 10 May 1852 Dakota Territory, USA   d. 21 October 1896 Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA )  

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Leon COURNOYER was born 10 May 1852 in Dakota Territory, USA. Leon COURNOYER was the child of Bruno HUS COURNOYER and and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre HUS COURNOYER and Marie-Anne SALVAIL

Leon was a Native American.

Leon COURNOYER died 21 October 1896 in Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA.
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Birth
10 May 1852
Dakota Territory, USA


1860 - Rulo, Richardson, Nebraska Territory

Name: Loo Conyer
[Leon Cournoyer]
Age: 7
Birth Year: abt 1853
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Nebraska
Home in 1860: Rulo, Richardson, Nebraska Territory
Post Office: Rulo
Family Number: 23
Value of Real Estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Bruno Conyer 28
Louisa Conyer 22
Loo Conyer 7
Estes Conyer 5
Emily Conyer 3


1860 U.S. Census



USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.


USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States


USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.


USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).


USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States


USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"


USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)



World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.


World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:


USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.


USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.


USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.


USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).


USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

1870 - Charles Mix, Dakota Territory

Name: Leon Cournoyer
Age in 1870: 18
Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Dakota
Home in 1870: Subdivision 1, Charles Mix, Dakota Territory
Race: Indian
Gender: Male
Post Office: Antelope
Value of Real Estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Bruno Cournoyer 45
Louise Cournoyer 31
Emily Cournoyer 13
Harmine Cournoyer 9
Joseph Cournoyer 6
Rosa Cournoyer 1
Esther Cournoyer 15
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1891

Name: Leon Cournoyer
Date of Birth: abt 1853
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of Household: Husband
Tribe: Mixed Band Of Brule Sioux (Mixed)
Agency: Rosebud
State: South Dakota
Last Census Number: 4123
Census Date: 30 Jun 1891

Ancestry.com. U.S., Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.


Death
21 October 1896
Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA


Leon is buried at: Cournoyer Family Cemetery, Armour, Douglas County, South Dakota, USA

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