Business owner, steamboat operator, and prominent person in the Cherokee Tribe. He worked well like a businessman and planter along the waterways of Tennessee, Ohio, Mississippi, and Arkansas. When he was eleven years of age, he observed his father’s murder. Given birth to to a family group of combined Cherokee and Western ancestry, he was a prominent slaveholder. He previously spouses called Jennie Springston and Polly Blackburn. Andrew Jackson, by moving the Indian Removal Take action of 1830, pressured Vann out of his house.