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Living with the Senecas: A Story about Mary Jemison (CMB)

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Living with the Senecas: A Story about Mary Jemison (CMB)

by Susan B. Aller

$8.95

Quick Overview

This book is about a lady named Mary Jemison who was captured by the Seneca Indians as a young girl and stayed with them for the rest of her life. It is a fascinating account of courage, hardship, and her decision to stay with the Senecas.
 

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Mary Jemison was born in 1743 as her parents emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania. When she was fifteen years old, a group of raiding Shawnee Indians and French soldiers captured her and her family. She was the only one to survive. For seventy-five years, she lived among the Seneca Indians who adopted her. She outlived two husbands and bore eight children. She witnessed two wars and a revolution. Even though she could have returned to the white world, she chose to remain with the Senecas and became a loyal and respected member of her tribe. Size 0.3" H x 8.3" L x 5.8" W, 64 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780822568353
Author Susan B. Aller
Age Group 9-13
Book Type paperback

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