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  • Nancy Clendenin (1710 - 1763)
    Nancy Clendenin was taken captive, along with her young children, by Indians during the Muddy Creek Massacre. Her husband, Archibald, had been shot and scalped, his body left by their burning cabin. ...
  • John Ewing (1747 - 1824)
    John was visiting his married sister, Nancy Clendenin, when Indians attacked. His brother-in-law, Archibald, was killed. John was taken captive, along with Nancy, her two young children, and one of the...
  • Jenny Wiley, Indian Escapee (c.1760 - 1831)
    Additional Curator's Notes: Jean C. Sellards , known as Jenny, was born in 1760 in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Hezekiah Sellards and Jean Brevard. Hezekiah hated neighbors and kept pushing the fami...
  • Catherine Vanderpool (1725 - 1808)
    Catherine Vanderpool was born 30 Jun 1725 in Albany New York and died in 1808 in Coshocton, Ohio. She had moved with her daughter Margaret (See) Roach Robinson and family when Margaret's husband acquir...
  • Philip Petro (deceased)
    Nicholas Petro and his brother, Philip, were held captive by Native Americans for about 8 years -- from the time he was 10 until 18. RETURNED CAPTIVES by Terry Gruber Return of captives taken by Indian...