Apr. 19, 1884 Mountain View Kiowa County Oklahoma, USA
Nov. 27, 1961 Oklahoma, USA
She appears as Alma Big Tree, a lodger at the Indian school in the 1900 Federal Census of the Apache, Kiowa and Comanche Reservation in Oklahoma. She was age 15, born in Oklahoma to parents from Oklahoma, was working as assistant laundress, and was living in a fixed, as opposed to movable, dwelling.
In 1901, she married Harry Ahote, and became one of his nine wives.
In the 1910 Federal Census, she and her husband were living with her parents, her sister, and her daughter in Mountain View, Oklahoma (Kiowa County). Her parents spoke Kiowa but the rest of the household spoke English. The household included: her father, Big Tree, age 60, born in New Mexico, married 3 times, married 41 years; her mother, Om Bo Hope, age 58, born in Oklahoma, married once for 41 years; her sister, Marietta Big Tree, age 16, born in Oklahoma; her daughter Leena Big Tree, age 6, born in Oklahoma; her husband, Harry Ahote, age 39, born in Oklahoma, married 8 times, married 9 years; and Alma Big Tree, age 26, born in Oklahoma, married once for 9 years.
She appears with her father, husband, and daughter in the 1920 Federal Census of Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, living on land her father owned. Neither she nor her husband were employed. The household, all born in Oklahoma, included: Big Tree, age 67, a farmer; Clarence Haag, age 23, son-in-law, a farmer; Maretta Haag, age 26, daughter; Bertie Haag, age 8; Kenneth Haag, age 1; Peaday, age 56, a male boarder; Harry Ahotah, age 49, son-in-law; Alma Ahotah, age 36, daughter; Lena Ahotah, age 15, granddaugher; and William Sat Pia Tow, age 21, grandson.
She appears with her husband in the 1930 Federal Census of Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, living on a farm they owned. The household included: Harry Kau Tau Ty, age 64, first married at age 16, a farmer born in Oklahoma, full blood Kiowa; Ta Nate Ty Kay Tau Ty, age 45, first married at age 18, born in Oklahoma a full blooded Kiowa; and George Campbell, age 57, a white boarder, born in Indiana to a father from Indiana and a mother from Ohio, a woodcutter.
In 1930, her sister Maryetta Sarah Haag was living next to them. Her household included: Sara Haag, age 36, born in Oklahoma, a full blooded Kiowa; her daughter Bertie Furguson, age 17, born in Oklahoma, a mixed blood Kiowa and white; her son, Kenneth Haag, age 11, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa; Louise, age 9, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa; Lynette, age 8, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa; Ruth, age 7, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa; Clarence, age 5, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa; and Daniel, age 2 11/12, born in Oklahoma, a full blood Kiowa.
She appears in the 1940 Federal Census of Mountain View, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, widowed and living with a cousin. The household, all born in Oklahoma, included: Bruce Parker, age 35; Jeanette, age 30; Waunoma, age 8, adopted daughter; Flora, age 38, sister-in-law; and Alma Ahote, age 55, widowed, seventh grade education.