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Mary Jemison
(CAPTIVE TRAVELLING WOMAN)
BIRTH
1742
DEATH
1833


Kidnapped at fifteen by French and Native American fighters allied against the English. She was adopted into a Seneca tribe, where she married and had children. She refused to return to the British colonists and their way of life. Her narrative was first published in New York in 1834.






James Everett Seaver, A narrative of the life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, Canandaigua, N.Y., J.D.Bemis 1824, et présenté par K. Z. Derounian-Stodola, Women's Indian Captivity Narratives. New York: Penguin Books, 1998.

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