Frances Slocum Grave

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Location: Unknown location (Miami County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing. See marker 85.1967.1 Frances Slocum for more information.

Installed: Erected by the Indiana Historical Bureau, 1949

ID#: 52.1949.1

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Captured as a child by the Delaware Indians in 1778 from her home in Pennsylvania. She grew up with the Indians, married a Miami Chief, and lived here until her death in March, 1847.

Keywords


American Indians, Women