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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Juan de Dios "John" Autobee: Birth: ABT 1831 in Northern Division, Taos, New Mexico. Death: BEF 1900


Sources
1. Title:   Extracts from Colorado Magazine. Charles Autobees and Picking Bones Woman
Text:   (10). Sometime in the 1830s while trapping on the upper Missouri River, C.a. took a Cheyenne squaw named Picking Bones Woman who bore him a son named John (Juan de Dios Autobees). She returned to her tribe when C.a. moved to Taos, however her son lived with the Autobees family at Red River in the 1850s and later at Autobees Plaza on the Huerfano.
2. Title:   The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Ways of Life.
Page:   p.92
Author:   George Grinnell
Text:   Picking Bones Woman--sister of Red Eagle--a Northern Cheyenne doctor--when 84 years of age (born about 1818) told me of her experience about fifty-four years earlier (1848) when she had died and gone to the place of the dead....

Notes
a. Continued:   Source: The Colorado Magazine, Vol. 34-35. p. 172, 1957. Charles Autobee had also a Cheyenne wife, Picking Bones Woman, by whom he had a son, John Ortebee or Otterby. G.B. Grinnell interviewed Picking Bones Woman in the early 1900s, when she was very old and living on the Southern Cheyenne reservation at Colony, Oklahoma.
  Source: The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Way of Life, George Grinnell, p. 92: Picking Bones Woman--sister of Red Eagle--a Northern Cheyenne doctor--when 84 years of age (born about 1818) told me of her experience about fifty-four years earlier (1848) when she had died and gone to the place of the dead....
  When Charley began to live at Taos he left Picking Bones Woman with her tribe, but her son John is probably the Juan de Dios Autobees who lived with the Autobees family at Rio Colorado (Red River, a village twenty miles north of Taos) in the 1850s and on the Huerfano later. He was a licensed vintner in Taos County in 1858 by which time he must have...
  Source: The Dream Seekers: Native American Visionary Traditions of the Great Plains, Lee Irwin and Vine Deloria, 1996, p. 91: ...A Cheyenne named Picking Bones Woman became ill and had the experience of floating out of her lodge and running above the earth into an entrance in the side of a big bluff.....


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