Appanoose, from A.R. Fulton's Red Men of Iowa, 1882
Appanoose was a 19th-century Meskwaki chief who lived in Iowa; he was son of Taimah (Chief Tama) and probably a grandson of Quashquame. Prior to European-American settlement in the 19th century, the tribe occupied territory in what became Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.
Several place names and a US Navy ship honored Appanoose:
- Appanoose County, Iowa
- Appanoose County Courthouse
- Appanoose County Community Railroad
- Appanoose Township, Franklin County, Kansas
- Appanoose Township, Hancock County, Illinois
- USS Appanoose (AK-226), a Crater class cargo ship
- Annals of Iowa (1903) Vol. 6, p. 203
- USS Appanoose (AK-226), U.S. Navy History Archives Archived April 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
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