William Shorey Coody

William Shorey Coody

Birth
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Apr 1849 (aged 42)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 43, Site 50
Memorial ID 8078912 · View Source
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Native American figure. After the removal of the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears march, he wrote the Constitution for the Cherokee government. "An Act of Union," as the new Constitution was called, was to bring together the Eastern and Western bands of the Cherokee. He served as President of the Senate of the Cherokee Nation's first Council.

Bio by: Evening Blues



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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8078912
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Shorey Coody (13 Nov 1806–16 Apr 1849), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8078912, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .