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Caty Sage KC-10 | Marker History

Caty Sage Marker, KC-10

Nearby was the home of James and Lovice Sage, whose five-year-old daughter Caty was abducted in 1792. Fifty-six years later her brother Charles located her in eastern Kansas after a Wyandot Indian told him that a woman, named Yourowquains, with similar features to his lived with the Wyandots. Another brother, Samuel, investigated and confirmed that she was their sister. Through an interpreter, Yourowquains told them that a "white man" abducted her. She lived with the Cherokee, before they gave her as a present to the Wyandots, who adopted her. She had three Wyandot husbands and died in Jan. 1853.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 2000
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Grayson County
Physical Description of Location: Elk Creek, VA 24326. Located on Elk Creek Pkwy (Hwy 21), less than 1/5 of a mile north of the junction of Elk Creek Pkwy (Hwy 21) and Comers Rock Road. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Elk Creek Pkwy (Hwy 21).
GPS Location: 36.718655,-81.168088
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