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Maggie Snana Brass
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1839
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1908
Knox County
Nebraska, USA

First wife of Andrew Good Thunder, who according to Chief Big Eagle fought with disctinction and bravery in the battle of Fort Ridgely during the Dakota War of 1862. She and her husband protected many of the whites who were taken captive after the war broke out. She is best known for saving the life of Mary Schwandt while she was in captivity.

In 1865, she divorced her husband and later married Charles Brass at the Santee Reservation in Nebraska. After her death in 1908, her name was inscribed on the Sioux Indians State Monument at Morton in Renville County, Minnesota. The monument honors the Dakota who protected and saved the lives of white settlers during the Dakota War. 
 
Burial:
Santee Catholic Cemetery
Santee
Knox County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy K. Coffin
Originally Created by: Jimmy Sweet
Record added: Aug 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15187239
Maggie <i>Snana</i> Brass
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Maggie <i>Snana</i> Brass
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Maggie <i>Snana</i> Brass
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