Auglaize County, Ohio

History and Genealogy

History of Auglaize County

John Perry; or Lollaway

head chief of the Shawnees, often traded at the store of Col. Johnston, and was known by all the early settlers. He could converse fluently in English, and was a man of good habits and influence with his tribe. He signed the treaty of 1831 at Wapakoneta, and when he learned that the tribe had been deceived, he went to Washington, with others of his tribe, to see if the President would change the treaty. A bill was presented to Congress, but it was many years before any action was taken in the matter. He went west with the tribe.

From "History of Auglaize County, Ohio, with the Indian History of Wapakoneta, and the First Settlement of the County", Robert Sutton, Publishers, Wapakoneta, 1880