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Myrtle Miller Anderson: How a Williamsport woman came to live among the Sioux

Williamsport Women

March 10, 2013
By MARY L. SIEMINSKI - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Myrtle Miller was 21 in 1893 when John Alvin Anderson asked her to marry him. He had one big condition for Myrtle, though. He asked if, after they were married, she would go with him - for just two years, in his words, "until we got a start" - to the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he had a job managing the J. P. Jordan Indian Trading Post.

 
 

 

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