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date: 08 March 2021


(1770?– August 1843?)
  • Theda Perdue


Sequoyah (1770?– August 1843?), inventor of the Cherokee syllabary, was born in the Cherokee town of Tuskegee in present-day eastern Tennessee, of uncertain parentage. He married Sally (maiden name unknown) in 1815, and they had four children. According to Emmet Starr’s History of the Cherokee Indians...

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