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Victor Fontenelle
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1905
Decatur
Burt County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 28, 1990
Dubois
Fremont County
Wyoming, USA

marriage: December 31, 1934 Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming

Thelma Dale Harrison
birth: November 14, 1916 Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming
death: February 26, 1998 Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming
burial: Dubois Cemetery, Dubois, Fremont County, Wyoming

father of Victor Fontenelle:
Eugene Fontenelle
birth: July 21, 1863 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death: January 12, 1944 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska

Eugene Fontenelle---marriage 1: ca. 1888/89 to Mary Harvey

Mary Harvey
birth: ca.1866
death:
burial:

children of Eugene Fontenelle and Mary Harvey:
1. Leon Cecil ("Lee") Fontenelle
birth: June 28, 1888/89 Macy, Thurston County, Nebraska
death: August 15, 1943 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
burial: Hillcrest Cemetery, Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
2. Henry Harvey Fontenelle
birth: September 16, 1890 Macy, Thurston County, Nebraska
death: August 12, 1967 Macy, Thurston County, Nebraska
burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Walthill, Thurston County, Nebraska

Eugene Fontenelle---marriage 2: May 16, 1899 Pender, Thurston County, Nebraska to Lena May Otteson
The marriage ceremony was performed by Judge J. M. Curry.

Lena May Otteson
birth: March 19, 1883 Deloit, Crawford County, Iowa
death: September 20, 1910 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
burial:

children of Eugene Fontenelle and Lena May Otteson:
1. Emily Fontenelle
birth: March 1900 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death:
burial:
2. Nettie Fontenelle Nuanez
birth: July 3, 1901 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death: January 26, 1975 Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
burial: Mount Calvary (Santa Barbara) Cemetery, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
3. Charles E. Fontenelle
birth: ca. 1902 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death:
burial:
4. Logan Fontenelle
birth: ca. 1904/06 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death:
burial:
5. VICTOR FONTENELLE
6. Grace Mona Fontenelle Kramer
birth: December 25, 1906 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death: February 2, 1992, Midway TWP, Duluth,
St. Louis County, Minnesota
burial:
7. Charles Eugene Fontenelle
birth: 1908 Decatur, Burt County, Nebraska
death: 1969 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee
burial: Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee

Victor Fontenelle is Native American and of the Omaha Tribe.

U.S.Indian Census 01July 1905: Victor is 3 1/2 years old.

U.S. Census 1930: Victor is single, 24, and living in Shoshoni, Fremont County, Wyoming.

1935: Victor and Thelma are living at Fort Washakie, Fremont County, Wyoming.

U.S Census 1940: The Fontenelles are living in Salem, Marion County, Oregon.

April 7, 1969: Victor Fontenelle and others are plaintiffs in a law suit filed against the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska in U.S. District Court D. Nebraska. (Fontenelle v. Omaha Tribe of Nebraska) Victor and the other plaintiffs were successful in winning the suit.

Victor Fontenelle's biography appears in "Dubois, Wyoming Area History".


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Eugene Fontenelle (1863 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Thelma Dale Harrison Fontenelle (1916 - 1998)*
 
 Sibling:
  Victor Fontenelle (1905 - 1990)
  Charles E Fontenelle (1908 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dubois Cemetery
Dubois
Fremont County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Section III, Lot 3, Row 7
 
Maintained by: Sheila Mobley
Originally Created by: Eileen Killoren
Record added: Nov 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120297259
 


- Sheila
 Added: Aug. 18, 2015
 
 
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