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Death of Simon Simon Girty Sr.
Posted by: Jim Sellars Date: September 01, 2001 at 06:39:55
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Here's some interesting info from the Ben Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette. Most histories says Simon Sr. was murdered by an Indian named the Fish. Could Samuel Saunders be the Indian?

Pennsylvania Gazette, April 11, 1751.

"Yesterday the Trial of Samuel Saunders, for the Murder of Simon Girtie, came on at the Supream Court, when the Jury return their Verdict Manslaughter.

Jim Sellars

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