Princess Sehoy Chapter was organized on June 19, 1934, at
Woodward, Alabama. Mrs. P. B. Bowers was the organizing
The Chapter is named for the Indian Princess Sehoy of the
Muscogee Nation, Tribe of the Wind. According to
Pickett's History of Alabama, the Princess Sehoy
was married to Captain Marchand, who commanded Fort Toulouse,
an outpost of the French Empire. In 1722, the Captain
was slain by his mutinous men. Before his untimely
death, however, the union of Princess Sehoy and her French
husband was blessed by a girl to perpetuate the name, Sehoy.
queens have played a larger ultimate part in history than did
Princess Sehoy, through her descendents - the Tates,
McGilliverys, Durants, Tunstalls, Francises, Weatherfords, and
others. Alexander McGillivery was her grandson.
William Weatherford, "The Red Eagle," was her great-grandson.
time of Princess Sehoy until the decline of the mighty Creek
Nation over one hundred years later, there was a Sehoy,
"Princess of the Wind."