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" County, Connecticut. A corruption of the Indian word, Wonkemaug, meaning "crooked fishing place." Ravalli; county in Montana, named for a Catholic priest. Ravenna; village in Portage County, Ohio, named for the city in Italy. Ravenswood; town in Jackson... "
The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States - Page 259
by Henry Gannett - 1905 - 334 pages
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1902
...named for a Catholic priest. Ravenna; village in Portage County, Ohio, named for the city in Italy. Ravenswood; town in Jackson County, West Virginia,...flayed upon its banks by a party of Pawnee Indians. Rawlina; county in Kansas and city in Carbon County, Wisconsin, named for John A. Rawlins, Secretary...
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Topographic Development of the Klamath Mountains

Joseph Silas Diller - Geology - 1902 - 69 pages
...named for a Catholic priest. Ravenna; village in Portage County, Ohio, named for the city in Italy. Ravenswood; town in Jackson County, West Virginia,...never corrected. Rawhide; creek in Nebraska, said to l>e so named because a white man was flayed upon its banks by a party of Pawnee Indians. Rawlins; county...
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Bulletin, Issues 196-201

Geology - 1902
...named for a Catholic priest. Ravenna; village in I'ortuge County, Ohio, named for the city in Italy. Ravenswood; town in Jackson County, West Virginia,...England, but misspelled by the engravers in making tinfirst maps and never corrected. Rawhide; creek in Nebraska, said to be so named l>eeause a white...
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A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago ...

William H. Stennett - Names, Geographical - 1908 - 201 pages
...Washington County, Nebraska, was named from Eawhide Creek. The creek was named from the fact that a man was flayed upon its banks by a party of Pawnee Indians. Baymond, Clark County, South Dakota. The place was named for JM Eaymond, one of the engineers engaged...
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Nebraska Place-Names

Lilian L. Fitzpatrick - History - 1960 - 228 pages
...locally descriptive. Rawhide. This place took its name from a near-by creek. The creek received its name because a white man was flayed upon its banks by a party of Pawnee Indians. The following: circumstantial account of this incident is given: "One of a party of overland travelers...
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