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 Pontiac

Pontiac

Birth
Death 20 Apr 1769 (aged 48–49)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 6872877 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6872877
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pontiac (1720–20 Apr 1769), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6872877, citing Chief Pontiac Gravesite, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .