Christmas (Noel) Dagenet

Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (HMBAN)

Location: Montezuma, IN 47862 Parke County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 46.218', W 87° 21.07'

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Born December 25, 1799 near Terre Haute; baptised by Father Rivet, missionary at Vincennes. Son of French fur trader Ambrose Dagenet and Mechinquamesha, sister of Wea chief Jacco. Served Wea nation and U.S. government at Treaty of St. Mary's signed 1818. Married to Mary Ann Isaacs 1819 by Isaac McCoy at his Baptist Indian mission near here.

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Recommended by William Clark to work for U.S. government as Interpreter, receiving $400 per year, June 1824 through 1827. He selected land here to fulfill grant in Treaty of St. Mary's; land recorded 1824. Family moved west 1847. Dagenet employed in the last removal of Miamis from Indiana beginning 1846. He died before April 10 in 1848.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number61.2004.1
Year Placed2004
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and the Dagenett Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 469924 N 4402322
Decimal Degrees39.77030000, -87.35116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.218', W 87° 21.07'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 13.08" N, 87° 21' 4.20" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344 Co Rd 600W, Montezuma IN 47862, US
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