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Genealogical Society to Learn About 'Indian Eve'


Last updated 8/15/2019 at 12:04pm

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Roller-Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg.

The speakers will be Carl Sellers, his daughter Lora Sellers and his brother Gary Sellers, all members of the Dutch Corner History Group. The title of the talk will be “The Legacy of Indian Eve.”

“Indian Eve,” or Mrs. Eve Ernst, was taken captive by the Indians and lived with them at their camp before being traded to the English at Fort Detroit. She eventually made her way back to Bedford County. She is buried at the Messia...

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