Geronimo

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Geronimo Born

1829

Geronimo born in New Mexico

Family Killed

1851

Geronimo's wife and 3 children are killed by Mexican soldiers

Goes into desert

1851

Geronimo went into the desert. He heard a voice saying no gun would ever kill him.

Revenge

1852

Geronimo led other Apache leaders into Mexico for revenge. They kill many Mexican soldiers

Fights white settlers

1857 - 1886

Geronimo led other Apache indians in raids on white settlers.

Apaches moved to Apache Pss

1872

The Apaches are moved to a reservation in the mountains. Geronimo leaves the reservation to lead raids on settlers.

Apaches moved to new reservation

1884

The Apaches are moved to a reservation in the desert. They can't hunt or gather.

Geronimo caught and moved to Florida

1886

Geronimo surrenders. He was found on other Indians who worked as scouts. The Apaches are moved to Florida

Apaches Moved to Oklahoma

1894

The Apaches are moved to Oklahoma

Geronomio Dies

1909

Geronimo falls off his horse. He lays in a ditch all night. He dies three days later.