Historical Heroes of Georgia

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Tomochichi born

1644

He would later become chief (mico) of the Yamacraw tribe, and help Oglethorpe and the settlers stay alive.

Mary Musgrove born

1700

She would later help Oglethorpe talk to other Native Americans.

James Oglethorpe & the settlers go to Georgia

1733

Sequoyah born

1765

Sequoyah invented Cherokee alphabet

1809

Trail of Tears, Indians removed from Georgia

1838