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Frances Slocum

Location: Frances Slocum Cemetery entrance, CRs 650 W & 900 S, Mississinewa Lake, Somerset. (Wabash County, Indiana)

Society of Indiana Pioneers, 1967

ID# : 85.1967.1

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Captured as a child by the Delaware Indians in 1778 from her Pennsylvania home, she grew up with the Indians, married a Miami chief, and lived in Indiana till her death, 1847.

Keywords

American Indian/Native American, Women