Ana-Na-Ha, Full Blood
Adopted by Mr. and Mrs. James White in 1816. Mr. White was on a hunting
trip in Upper New York State with a party of Cherokees.
Ana-Na-Ha was born and left in the woods to die because she was a sickly
baby. Mr. White took her to his cabin where he and his wife raised and
educated her, giving her the name Jane E. White. Ana-Na-Ha taught school
in New York State for two years before marrying James R. Taylor and moving
to Scioto County, Madison Township in 1888. They raised and educated ten
Ana-Na-Ha was an herbist and a midwife who freely doctored and cared for
Photo courtesy of Judy Scott
Information below taken from The Massillion
Independent Newspaper, October 3, 1895:
A special census shows that in Madison
township, Scioto County, there are 46 residents between the ages of 75
and 95 years. Twenty-four are males.