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Girty, Simon 1741-1818

Works: 55 works in 131 publications in 2 languages and 1,791 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: F517, B
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Simon Girty, the white savage by Thomas Boyd( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Girtys : being a concise account of the Girty brothers, Thomas, Simon, James and George, and of their half-brother, John Turner : also of the part taken by them in Lord Dunmore's war, in the western border war of the Revolution, and in the Indian war of 1790-95 : with a recital of the principal events in the West during these wars, drawn from authentic sources, largely original by Consul Willshire Butterfield( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Girty Sr. immigrated from Ireland to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and about 1737 married Mary Newton. Thomas Girty (b.1739), Simon Girty (b.1741), James Girty (b.1743) and George Girty (b.1745) were their sons, and they had no daughters. Simon Girty Sr. and most others living near Chambers, Pennsylvania participated in the Indian trade and, when Indian tribes rebelled against such trade, the Lancaster County government warned all white settlers to withdraw. Simon Girty Sr. was among many who did not withdraw, and he died in an encounter with an Indian. John Turner married his widow Mary (Newton) Girty early in 1753, and they had a son, John Turner Jr. Descendants and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan and elsewhere. At various times, Simon and his brothers lived in Ontario, Canada
Papers by Casper Reel( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers include day books, account books, farm book and other miscellaneous materials documenting early business transactions at Fort Pitt and in northern Allegheny County
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Alternative Names
Simon Girty indianischer Krieger

Simon Girty Soldier

English (92)

German (1)

Simon Girty : wilderness warriorSimon Girty, turncoat hero : the most hated man on the early American frontierTextual evidence of the life of Simon Girty, American revolutionary turncoat : an historian's guide to the Draper manuscript collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society