McIntosh, William

McIntosh, William

(măk`əntŏsh'), c.1775–1825, Native American chief, b. in the Creek country now within the limits of Carroll co., Ga.; son of a British army officer and a Creek woman. Friendly to the Americans, McIntosh led the lower Creek against the British in the War of 1812 and was made a brigadier general. He later fought alongside Andrew Jackson against the Seminole. In Feb., 1825, he signed a treaty ceding the Creek lands E of the Chattahoochee River to Georgia and was shortly thereafter slain by the upper Creek, who opposed the cession.

McIntosh, William

(?1775–1825) Indian leader, soldier; born in what is now Carroll County, Ga. Son of a British officer and a Creek Indian, he led the Lower Creeks in alliance with U.S. forces during the War of 1812 and served under Andrew Jackson in the Seminole campaign in Florida (1817–18). A party of Upper Creeks, incensed by his conciliatory policies toward white settlers, killed him at his home on May 1, 1825.
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Some of the Playhouse's colourful characters, front row Bill Kenwright, Maud Carpenter; second row, Deborah Aydon, Gemma Bodinetz: third row, Madge McIntosh, William Armstrong; back row, Bill Morrison, Willy Russell, Chris Bond and Alan Bleasdale Illustration by Ilan Sheady, [umlaut] Creative North West 2011/12
AIRBUS: S McIntosh, Williams, Hopkins, Dorman, Davies, Sudlow, Jones, Owen, J McIntosh, Moores, Hughes.
PRESCOT CABLES: Hibbert, Cooney, Flood, McEwen (Rainford 60), Bell (Smith 81), McIntosh, Williams, Taylor, Byers (Gifford 72), Connolly, O'Donnell.
AIRBUS UK: Whitfield, Hughes, Smart, Dodd (Jones 68), Davies, Hopkins, Dowridge, Peers, Andrews (D Andrews 87), McIntosh, Williams (Quirke 40).