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Pontiac
Birth: 1720
Death: 1769

Chief of the Ottawa Indians. In 1763 he led the "Pontiac Conspiracy," it was an uprising against the British from the Great Lakes Region, to New York and then to Pennsylvania. He hoped to receive help from French troops, but none came. His plan was to wipe out a British settlement in the Appalachian Mountains, he nearly succeeded, but after conquering Detroit he made peace in 1765. 

Cause of death: Assassinated in Cahokia, Illinois
 
Burial:
Chief Pontiac Gravesite *
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
*Alleged or in dispute
 
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Record added: Oct 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6872877
Pontiac
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- Mary Ann Weshinskey
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