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Sequoyah, 1770?-1843

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Personal name headingSequoyah, 1770?-1843
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Variant(s)Sequoya, 1770?-1843
Gist, George, 1770?-1843
Guess, George, 1770?-1843
Sogwili, 1770?-1843
Sequoia, 1770?-1843
Sikwayi, 1770?-1843
S-si-quo-ya, 1770?-1843
Guest, George, 1770?-1843
Sogwali, 1770?-1843
Found inSnow, D. J. Sequoyah ... 1960.
Indigenous peoples literature Web site, viewed July 29, 2008 (Sequoya, or George Guess, b. ca. 1760, d. Aug. 1843, buried in Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico; Sequoya, Sequoia, Sikwayi)
Wikipedia, July 29, 2008 (Sequoyah (S-si-quo-ya in Cherokee) (ca. 1767-1843), known as George Guess, Guest or Gist, was a Cherokee silversmith who invented the Cherokee syllabary; exact place and date of Sequoyah's birth are unknown; the names Sequoyah or Sequoia are both spellings given by missionaries, said to be as corruptions of the Cherokee name Sogwali or Sikwâ'yǐ)
Britannica online, July 29, 2008 (Sequoyah; b. c. 1760, /1770, Taskigi, North Carolina colony; d. Aug. 1843, near San Fernando, Mex.; also spelled Sequoya, or Sequoia, Cherokee Sikwayi, also called George Gist, or George Guess; creator of the Cherokee writing system; probably the son of a British trader named Nathaniel Gist; reared by his Cherokee mother in the Tennessee country, he never learned to speak, read, or write English)
S9.com Biographical dictionary, via WWW, July 29, 2008 (Sequoyah (Sequoya; George Guess); b. 1776 AD; d. 1843 AD; sometimes known by his English name, George Gist or Guess, a legacy from his white father)
American national biography, via WWW, July 29, 2008 (Sequoyah (1770?-Aug. 1843?); sometimes referred to as George Guess, or Gist)