This family arose from the French and
Indian War period, proliferated during the American Revolution, Fought
the Americans who usurped their homelands, became involved in the War
of 1812, suffered through Indian Removal, became successful Kansan
farmers, were run out for their efforts, then settled for good in
Indian Territory. Now they reside in the Cherokee Nation,
Eastern Shawnee Tribe and the Shawnee Tribe. Follow our progress
as we re-establish contacts with family members, other Shawnees and
the many history buffs who follow this fascinating saga.
pending copy write approval
A modern rendition of Shawnee War Chief Blue Jacket
in his Maumee River home near present day Defiance, Ohio.
Described by White Captive Oliver M. Spencer in a visit there in July, 1792
Click here to see Spencer¡¯s words
Monday, October 01, 2012
© Copyright 2000 - 2007, Blue
All rights reserved.
(1292) Richard Reece Bluejacket, son
of Joseph David and Elizabeth Jane (Swift) Bluejacket, was born 29 May
1951 in Denver CO. He married Ellen Meehan on July 19, 1974 in
Denver, CO. Richard Reece Bluejacket died on Sunday, January, 13, 2008
and was interred in Bluejacket Cemetery, Bluejacket, Craig Co. OK.
Benjamin Joseph Bluejacket b. 11 Nov 1976
Jamie Elizabeth Bluejacket b. 7 Mar 1979
Ben lives in Wichita and Jamie North lives in Bluejacket.
Allan W. Eckert children book about
Chief Blue Jacket actually being a white man, is at it's end.
Last words: American Indian languages are losing speakers fast.