Jane Johnston Schollcraft was born on January 31, 1800 in the town of Sault Ste.

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posted by penn0103 on Nov 3 | Comments (1) and Source · Early Life

Schoolcraft's Native American name was Obahbahmwawageezhagoquay, which means The Sound That Stars Make Rushing through the sky.

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Jane had no formal education. She was taught English, Reading, Writing and the Bible from her father, and the Ojibwe culture from her mother.

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Jane travelled with her father to Ireland in 1809, and to London in 1810.

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In 1814, Jane travelled to Macinak Island while her father commanded a British Fort.

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Jane Johnston Schoolcraft learned the Ojibway language and culture from her mother. She also did needlework and learned to make household crafts from her mother.


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  Jane Johnston Schoolcraft,
posted by stue0050 on Nov 15 | Comments (0) and Source · Early Life

Jane was intelligent, gentle, gracious, and deeply religious. She was fairly tall and slender, with dark eyes and hair, which she wore in ringlets. Troubled from childhood with physical frailty, she spoke slowly and in a tremulous voice.


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  Characteristics of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft,
posted by stue0050 on Nov 15 | Comments (7) and Source · Early Life

Jane may have been her fathers favorite child, and that may have been why he took her to Ireland with him to finish her education.
jane johnston schoolcraft. 10/10/1998. http://history.eup.k12.mi.us/local/river/jane.html 11/7/2004

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posted by barr0344 on Nov 16 | Comments (3) and Source · Early Life

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft arrived at the Sault Ste. Marie in 1822 with the General Lewis Cash Expedition. Not long after his arrival he met Jane Johnston, who would become his wife.

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posted by haug0314 on Nov 16 | Comments (5) and Source · Early Life

In 1814 she was on Machkinac Island, while her father commanded the Old Fort of the British post on the island against and attack by american troops, and Jane helped her father by sewing clothes for wounded prisoners.

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posted by dree0012 on Nov 16 | Comments (5) and Source · Early Life

They fell in love and on October 12, 1823 they became happily married. Henry loved to learn, he disapproved of idleness, and liked recognition. The marriage at first was very happy, they worked together and participated in many community activities.

  Jane and Henry's Marriage,
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After visiting their relatives in Dublin, Schoolcraft spent the winter with her uncle and aunt while her father was attending to the affairs of his estate, Criagballynoe. Her uncle and aunt, John and Jane Johnston Moore, live in Wexford.

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