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 ====== Sonnontio ====== ====== Sonnontio ======
-Sonnontio, or Sonhioto, usually called Lower Shawnee Town by the English traders, was located at the mouth of the Scioto River. The town was built about 1738 and was part of a large network of Shawnee villages in the Ohio valley. In 1750, the population may have been as high as 1500 people, with 100 houses north of the [[Ohio River]] and another 40 on the Kentucky side.+Sonnontio, or Sonhioto, usually called Lower Shawnee Town by the English traders, was located at the mouth of the Scioto River. The town was built about 1738 and was part of a large network of [[Shawnee]] villages in the Ohio valley. In 1750, the population may have been as high as 1500 people, with 100 houses north of the [[Ohio River]] and another 40 on the Kentucky side.
  
 It was the town where [[Mary Draper Ingles|Mary Ingles]] and her fellow captives were first taken following the [[Draper'​s Meadows Massacre]] in 1755. It was the town where [[Mary Draper Ingles|Mary Ingles]] and her fellow captives were first taken following the [[Draper'​s Meadows Massacre]] in 1755.
  
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