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Ollie Lessert McWilliams
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1867
Laporte
Larimer County
Colorado, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1892
Pine Ridge
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota, USA

Born on the "Cache la Poudre" @ Laporte. When her husband was banned from Pine Ridge for negative behavior with neighbors, she became head of household. He was allowed visits and she conceived two of his children during visits in spite of him being banned from the reservation. She was pregnant with their fourth child when she died at 41. Her parents Emily and Louis Benjamin Lessert then take in and raise the three children, Agnes, Isabelle and Benjamin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Benjamin Lessert (1834 - 1917)
  Emily Chatillon (1841 - 1905)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Lessert (1864 - 1917)*
  Ollie Lessert McWilliams (1867 - 1892)
  Samuel Lessert (1869 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"She sleeps in the valley so sweet, But her spirit has taken to flight, Lo! her form is but dust neath our feet, While she is an angel in flight."
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Pine Ridge
Oglala Lakota County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Plot 45
 
Created by: James and Sharon Cissell
Record added: Jul 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93072346
Ollie <i>Lessert</i> McWilliams
Added by: James and Sharon Cissell
 
Ollie <i>Lessert</i> McWilliams
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Added by: Patsy LaPointe
 
 
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In memory of your loving care of your 3 children my dear Great Grand Aunt
- James and Sharon Cissell
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
 
 
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