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A biographical sketch of Mary Jemison, the white woman of the Genesee

Charles F. Milliken

A biographical sketch of Mary Jemison, the white woman of the Genesee

by Charles F. Milliken

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Published by L.H. Morgan Chapter in Rochester, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles F. Milliken.
SeriesResearches and transactions of the New York State Archeological Association.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 41340 (E)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. [81]-101
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2018705M
LC Control Number90953727

in the town of Genesee Falls, Wyoming County, and the town of Portage, Livingston County, upon giving a biographical sketch of the muni-ficent donor, describing the park, and telling the geological story Another interesting structure is the "White Woman's Cabin," . Mary Jemison, the "White Woman of the Genesee," taken captive by American Indians, lived much of her life among the Seneca at Little Beard's Town, near present-day Cuylerville. After , she resided on acre reservation, today at the site of Letchworth State Park.

Women's History. Learn about the half of history missing from many history books with biographies, articles, timelines and other resources on the women—famous and . Chapter VII contains accounts of White Chief and Mary Jemison. White Chief was captured when but He never knew his name, or anything four years old. about his people, and, like Mary Jemison, lived his life out among the Indians. He was the father of Seneca White, and John Seneca. Caverly, Robert Heroism Boodey () Hannah Duston.

  Mary Jemison, the "White Woman of the Genesee," taken captive by American Indians, lived much of her life among the Seneca at Little Beard's Town, near present-day Cuylerville. [32] After , she resided on acre reservation, today at the site of Letchworth State Park. Consists of lists of some of the Native Americans known to have attended Mount Holyoke. Further information about these women is available in Alumnae Biographical Files (RG ). Collection guide: RG (LD N3) Nichols, Harriet S. Letter, , Belle Prairie, Minn[esota]. Typed transcript, 2 pages.


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Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison (adapted and arranged for Chamber Theater by Gertrude Breen). Chicago, IL: Coach House Press, Milliken, Charles F. "A Biographical Sketch of Mary Jemison, the White Woman of the Genessee," in Researches and Transactions of the New York State Archeological Association.

Vol. IV, no. Those who settled near the Genesee river, soon became acquainted with "The White Woman," as Mrs. Jemison is called, whose history they anxiously sought, both as a matter of interest and curiosity.

Frankness characterized her conduct, and without reserve she would readily gratify them by relating some of the most important periods of her life.

A book of bios on Americans who did amazing, terrible or revolutionary things, yet have sunk into obscurity. Being a fan of pirate history, I knew a lot about Anne Bonny, who really isn't obscure in those books, and I'd read of the famous miser Hetty Green and the Quaker preacher Mary Dyer, but most of these people were new to me/5.

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Anthony, and inventor-philanthropist. A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison, De-he-wä-mis, the white woman of the Genesee. (New York, G. Putnam's Sons, ), by James E. Seaver and William Pryor Letchworth (page images at HathiTrust) The braves' rest; or, The old Seneca Mission Cemetery.

Communicated to the Society., by Wm. Clement Bryant (page images at HathiTrust). neighbor and frequent visitor of Mary Jemison, the “White Woman of the Genesee,” whose reminiscences then supplied the oldest records available on the area.2 But it was as a journalist rather than historian that O'Reilly, back in Rochester afterapproached the city’s his- tory.

Mary Jemison, the "White Woman of the Genesee," taken captive by American Indians, lived much of her life among the Seneca at Little Beard's Town, near present-day Cuylerville. Aftershe resided on acre reservation, today at the site of Letchworth State ssional district: 27th. A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison.

The White Woman of the Genesee. New York: American Scenic & Historic Preservation Society, pp. (The most available version of a minor classic of its kind, first published in For a discussion of the many editions, see Strecker, below.).

Jemison, Mary. Seaver, James E. Deh-he-wa-mis: or, A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison: Otherwise Called the White Woman, who was Taken Captive by the Indians in MDCCLV (); and who continued to live with them seventy-eight years carefully taken from her own words.

Batavia, NY: W. Seaver & Son, p. Filed under: Indian captivities -- Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, Who Was Taken by the Indians, In the YearWhen Only About Twelve Years of Age, and Has Continued to Reside Amongst Them to the Present Time, by James E.

Seaver (Gutenberg text). TITLE: Deh-he-wa-mis, or, A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison: otherwise called the White woman, who was taken captive by the indians in MDCCLV, and who continued with them seventy eight years: containing an account of the murder of her father and his family, her marriages and sufferings, Indian barbarities, customs and traditions.

CHAPTER III. The "White Woman," Dehewannis or Mary Jemison - Her Family and Possessions. CHAPTER IV. The Notorious "Indian Allen" - Prominent Characters among the Senecas.

CHAPTER V. The Title to the Soil of Western New York - Phelps A Gorham's Purchase - Morris's Reserve. CHAPTER VI. The Holland Purchase and Purchaser. - Policy of the Holland. Beginning March 2nd, the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued.

Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Notices of Sullivan's campaign, or, The revolutionary warfare in western New-York embodied in the addresses and documents connected with the funeral honors rendered to those who fell with the gallant Boyd in the Genesee Valley, including the remarks of Gov.

Seward at Mount Hope. by: O'Rielley, Henry, Published: (). Buffalo:Fagant, John, Buffalo's Name Grasso, Thomas, The Erie Canal's Western Terminus - Commercial Slip, Harbor Development and Canal District Keppel, Angela, Discovering Buffalo, One Street at a Time Ketchum, William, The Origin of the name of before the Buffalo historical society, April 7, Digitized by Monroe, Co., NY.

-Bonus Book. A SKETCH OF MONROE COUNTY. History of. When counties were established in New York State inthe present Madison County was part of Albany County.

This was an. enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in Rating: % positive. Deh-he-wa-mis, or, A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison, otherwise called the white woman who was taken captive by the Indians in MDCCLV and who continued with them seventy eight years: containing an account of the murder of her father and his family, her marriages and sufferings, Indian barbarities, customs and traditions / by: Seaver.

Book Details: From Wikipedia: Mary Jemison (Deh-he-wä-mis) ( – Septem ) was an American frontierswoman who was adopted in her teens by the Seneca. When she was in her teens, she was captured in what is now Adams County, Pennsylvania, from her home along Marsh Creek.Rochester History is a journal that covers the history of Rochester and western New York.

All articles, from to the present, are available online.Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 1 March ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book ,' Biographical Sketch of John W.

Gunning, pg. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book ,' Biographical Sketch of Leopold Hammel, pg. ^ "Elizur K. Hart". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 1 March