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Charles Lyman Smith
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1856
Carroll County
Iowa, USA
Death: 1943
Oregon, USA

"One of the romantic events of Mr. Smith's life in the wilds was his adoption, in 1883, by Chief Mimassuke, of the Coquille Indian tribe, of Oregon. Since the death of the old chief, in 1902, Mr. Smith, or "Chief Grizzly Bear," has been the nominal chief of the tribe."

He was the son of Edward Baldwin Smith & Minerva Brafet Newell.

Married Ella Wells on October 11, 1876.

Married Rosetta "Rosie" A. Walker, in Elkton, Oregon on November 20, 1893.

 
 
Inscription:
B.S. of A. - "Chief Grizzly"
 
Burial:
Elkton Cemetery
Elkton
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: cataholic4ever
Originally Created by: Tami K.
Record added: May 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26665058
Charles Lyman Smith
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Charles Lyman Smith
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