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Finger Lakes, New York | Famous People | Mary Jemison | Biography
Mary Jemison (1743-1833) is buried in Letchworth State Park. She was living with her family in the colony of Pennsylvania when they were attacked by a Shawnee war party. Mary was kidnapped. She later married a Delaware chief. When he was killed, she came to the region to live with the Senecas. Some of her relatives still live in the region.