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General Information:
Full Name: Lewis Henry Morgan
Biography:
(1818-1881) Anthropologist, writer, Father of American anthropology. Lewis H. Morgan was born near Cayuga Lake. He was an adopted member of the Seneca Tribe. He collected and published under the name of Skenandoah, his adopted Seneca name; he lived in Cattaraugus County. He collected not only stories of the Iroquois but artifacts as well. He hired Ely S. Parker, a young teenager at the time, to work for him as a researcher and translator in order to write and publish, "League of the Iroquois" in 1851.
Native American Information:
Name: Tayadaowuhkuh/Skenandoah
Tribe: Adopted Seneca
Author's Timeline:
1818 Cayuga County
Lewis Henry Morgan was born near Aurora, New York, in 1818. 
1840 Schenectady County
Morgan graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, in 1840. 
1881 Monroe County
Lewis Henry Morgan died in Rochester, New York, in 1881. 
1877 (Unknown) County
Ancient Society
(Pub: New York: Henry Holt. ISBN: )
Nonficition. 
1959 (Unknown) County
Indian Journals
Nonfiction, edited by Leslie A. White and published in 1959. 
1851 (Unknown) County
League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquois
Nonfiction. 
1844 Monroe County
Morgan opened a law office in Rochester, New York in 1844. 
1871 (Unknown) County
Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family
Nonfiction. 
1881 (Unknown) County
Houses and House-lives of the American Aborigines
Nonfiction. 
1881 Monroe County
Lewis Henry Morgan was interred in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York. 
? Cattaraugus County
Lewis H. Morgan lived in Cattaraugus County, New York. 

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