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The Nine Wives of Geronimo, Chief of the Chiricahua Apaches.

Geronimo, The Last Free Apache - Old Pictures

1840- First wife, she had two children. Slain in a massacre in 1851 by Mexicans. She was his first true love.

1852- Second wife- Chee-hash-kish. Married for 30 years until capture by Mexicans in 1882.

1852= Married  third wife, Nana-Tha-thtith, She and her child killed by Mexicans in 1855.

1860’s-1870-  married fourth wife- She-Gha, a relative of Cochise.

1860-1970- Married Fifth wife Shtsha-she. She was with Geronimo until 1884. She was captured by whites and died in captivity.

1882- Marries sixth wife. Zi-yeh (a diminutive Nednal girl).

1885- Marries seventh wife. IH-tedda. A captured Mescalero Apache.

1905- Married eighth wife, Sousche, a 58 year old apache Widow with a grown son.

1907- Marries nineth wife. Azul also called Sunsetso. A Chiricahua woman.

By skyking119

Professor of Instructional Technology, Doctoral degree in Educational Administration from Columbia University-1993. Worked at NYU, St. Johns Univ., The College of Mount Saint Vincent, and the NY College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Currently, College Tutor and published Novel writer specializing in Historical Fiction. In the works, Sister Angelina CIA Nun, The Night is a Child (a mystery story of Africa), and The Personal Diary of Anne of Cleves, 4th wife of King Henry VIII.

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