Allotment #49: Mary Shapp Buck

Photo Courtesy Quapaw Tribal Library

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Mary Shapp Wea Buck Daugherty

Born: 1858   Died: 2 December 1942  

Mary Shapp was the daughter of John Shapp and Mihšiiminaapowa.  She was married first to William Wea, and had a son who died as a young toddler in the early 1880s. In the late 1880s, she married Frank Buck, a Quapaw Indian, and had another son, named Frank Buck, Jr.  Frank, Sr., passed away in 1899 and in 1903, Mary married Howard Daugherty.  After she became a widow once again in 1923, she remained busy in social affairs and often traveled to see family.  When she passed away at the Claremore Indian Hospital at the age of 84, she had outlived most of her family, her son having died two years before her.