Walnut folding screen made by George Logan with watercolour by Jessie Marion King, Scottish, 1902 </br> Reproduced by permission of Dumfries and Galloway Council and the National Trust for Scotland, as copyright holders
Geronimo was born of the Bedonkohe Apache tribe in No-doyohn Canon, Arizona, June, 1829, near present day Clifton, Arizona. The fourth in a family of four boys and four girls, he was called Goyathlay (One Who Yawns.) In 1846, when he was seventeen, he was admitted to the Council of the Warriors, which allowed him to marry. Soon, he received permission; married a woman named Alope, and the couple had three children.