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Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness, 1-8mo-1763 to 2mo-1764

Elizabeth A. Little

Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness, 1-8mo-1763 to 2mo-1764

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Published by Archaeology Dept., Nantucket Historical Association in Nantucket, MA .
Written in English

  • Massachusetts,
  • Nantucket Island,
  • Nantucket Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island -- Registers.,
    • Indians of North America -- Diseases -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 23.

      Statementby Elizabeth A. Little and Marie Sussek.
      SeriesNantucket Algonquian studies ;, 1
      ContributionsSussek, Marie, joint author.
      LC ClassificationsE78.M4 L57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 leaves ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4127620M
      LC Control Number80100708

      Claim To Fame: Native Americans. Page of 8 Sort By. memorials found. Page 1. Chief John Matowatakpe “Charging Bear” Grass – 10 May Lakota Chief. Born to the Blackfeet Teton band of the Lakota. The following is re-posted with permission from Coastal Carolina Indian Center. From Deeds of Bertie County , Abstracted by Stephen Bradley, Jr. – typed from copy for this website by Sara Whitford (Entries below can be found on page 31 of aforementioned book.) () Articles of agreement between WHITMELL TUFDICK, WILLIAM ROBERTS, WILLIAM CAIN, WILLIAM . Mary, dau. of Nathaniel and Sarah Weare. Person ID: I Schirado: Last Modified: 3 September Family/Spouse: John Swain, b. 13 November , Boston, MA, d. The Indian and the son had a number of children. The settler's son died young. The settler's family moved in and took over the plantation, with the Indian woman and her children getting nothing. The Indian woman died in Baltimore Maryland in at the ripe old age of

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Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness, 1-8mo-1763 to 2mo-1764 by Elizabeth A. Little Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness, mo to 2mo (Nantucket Algonquian studies) by Little, Elizabeth A (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Elizabeth A Little. A list of names Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness Nantucket Indians, collated alphabetically, has been derived from a manuscript “Names of the Indians died of the sickness ” (List A) at the Peter Foulger Museum, Nantucket.

The list in its original order has been published only occasionally in the past (I~uirer and Mirror lS~C)). The original order of names is neither. Nantucket still had a very large area occupied primarily by Native Americans.

In time, the habitability of both of these islands made them attractive to incoming future colonists by the late s, when the Island of Nantucket was settled by missionaries with the goal of. Isabella died in and was buried on Nantucket.

When Herminia Dassel was painting on Nantucket in the s, she not only produced portraits of Maria Mitchell and Abram Quary, but also of a shawl-wrapped girl with black hair and luminous eyes. The title is Nantucket Indian Princess, and the model may well have been eleven-year-old Isabella.

Last Nantucket Indian. The last Indian of the tribe that once inhabited the Island of Nantucket, died there in November, His name was Abraham Quady — this name suggesting that he had accepted Christianity. Abraham was about eighty-three years old.

Little, a specialist in the Native people of Nantucket, believed that the population of the island may have been inflated by the mid s by survivors from the mainland. Zacheus Macy () was the great-grandson of Thomas Macy and Sarah Hopcott Macy, who came to Nantucket in Nantucket is an island located 14 miles (20 km) south of Cape Cod in the State of Massachusetts.

When the British explorer Bartholomew Gosnold first sighted Nantucket in on his way to the New World, it was already home to some 3, indigenous Native Americans who were living there. The island was then ceded to British settler Thomas Mayhew in Upon receiving this land, Mayhew kept.

NANTUCKET — For nea years before the first white settlers stepped onto the island, Native Americans lived — and died — on the land that is now known as Nantucket. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio.

An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Early settlers of Nantucket;".

For the census years, andnames and some basic Nantucket Indians who died of the sickness were recorded for some people who died in the year prior to the census being taken (not all states are included).

These records usually have the deceased person's name, age, sex, race, occupation, month of death, cause of death and sometimes other details. The Indian men all died, and the women "mixed with negroes." The free blacks and their mixed-blood children served as soldiers for the colonials in the Revolution.

Supported by William Lewis, Samuel Harrell, and other white men, they seek title to "small remnants of the aforesaid tract of land." minute b quarterly superior court. Died May 3Æ ” Photographer Georgen Charnes. The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

During the next three weeks in51 other victims died in Aurora. As a result, 1, of the 2, residents fled the town.

Also inthe town of Madison reacted to outbreaks of cholera by creating a board of health with the power to quarantine residents and to impose fines on people who brought the disease into the city.

*It is a little singular if the early settlers fled to Nantucket to en-joy religious freedom that the only churches known upon the Island until early in the 18th century were Indian churches. Thomas Macy had preached some, Edward Starbuck had been punished for Ana-baptism and yet so far as is known neither of them lived to see an English church.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Wharf at Nantucket. The Quaker influence was from or began about Prior to that period the people were mostly Baptists and Presbyterians, for the first fifty years there was no church organization there and most of the marriages were performed by the Justice of the Peace.

The Mayhews had Christianized the Indians. In the first. Explorer Bartholomew Gosnold marked Nantucket on his chart inbut it was before a town was legally established here.

Early Days. In the Jethro Coffin House, the first fine farmhouse to be built, went up on Sunset old farmhouse is now known as Nantucket's Oldest House, and has been preserved and opened to visitors by the Nantucket Historical Association.

During the French & Indian War (), many settlers in Virginia lost their lives in Indian attacks that took place across several areas of what was then Augusta County, Virginia.

In addition to the Greenbrier and Kerr's Creek's Massacres, the Pontiac and Shawnee Indians, spurred on by the French, attacked settlers, primarily in outlying. ( ) For nea years before the first white settlers stepped onto the island, Native Americans lived – and died – on the land that is now known as tion figures vary over the years, but it is estimated when contact was first made in the s around 1, members of the Wampanoag tribe inhabited theas the pace of development increases.

You will find a lot of outlandish answers to this question, including a lot of flat-out conspiracy theories that assume that the entire history of the world as contained in the scholarly works found in every world library are fictional.

Here is a. Nantucket Places and People Island’s Ancestral Burial Place. by Frances Karttunen. On the hilltop to the east of Maxcy’s Pond, overlooking the water and with a sweeping sunset view is a very old cemetery that in recent years became inaccessible to visitors and that now has become accessible once again, albeit by a route up from the pond shore rather than, as in the past, by following West.

I wish to briefly comment on a few surnames or family names that appear in historical records, definitely linked to local Indians, and definitely rooted in their language. Asquash (or Ashquash) Ashquash was a son of the Nanticoke emperor Unnacokasimon, who probably died in the s. Benjamin Franklin Folger, one of the well-known genealogists of Nantucket, has stated that early in Tristram Coffin went on a voyage of investigation, first to Martha's Vineyard, where he secured the services of Peter Folger as interpreter, thence to Nantucket, " his object being to ascertain the temper and disposition of the Indians and.

Treaty ending the Creek War Photo of Sioux chiefs Wounded Knee article - Chicago Tribune Crazy Horse surrenders Presidential Ratification w/ the Five Nations Cherokees serving in the Civil War Native American, Ely Parker, a Union Brigadier General Relating to Indian Affairs –89 American Indian Tribes in WWII Pres Truman w/ Nebraska Indian tribes.

Clarence King, "What Became of the First Book of Nantucket Town Records, hidden in " in Historic Nantucket, 11 [Oct. ]: WorldCat (Other Libraries) ; Not at FHL. Obed Macy, The History of Nantucket, being a compendious account of the first settlement of the island by the English, together with the rise and progress of the whale.

Obituaries for the greater Nantucket area. The Inquirer and Mirror now charges to print obituaries, but will continue to run death notices for free both online and in the print edition of the paper.

Citing "The source of this record is the book CSS-2 on page within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration." Various County Health Office. About. Divided Back Postcard Abram Quary, Nantucket Indian, Died Dorcas Honorable, Last Indian Woman Massachusetts.

Additional sources include the Hopi and Navajo Census (book Bh volumes ), New York Iroquois Indian Censuses (CD-ROM volumes ), Cheyenne and Arapaho Nations (film number 1,), and African-Cherokee Connections (CD-ROM ).

The following resources are also available in the Family History Library: Georgia. By W. Winnesoccum was a gathering of Native Americans in in the Pocomoke Swamp of Maryland. It marked the beginning of the last phase of the emigration of traditional Native American culture from Delmarva.

The last survivor of the group is said to have died some time in the s. Another remnant of the tribe, retaining little of its native.

Native American Genealogy. Many people have family stories of Native American ancestry. The "Indian Princess" story is the most common. Also, people want to research their Native American ancestry because either they or some family member "looks Indian".

The book further states the act was done by Cherokee Indians. It appears that Jim WILLIS was in Kentucky with Daniel BOONE. married on 6 Oct in Putnam Co, IN.

Nancy Caroline ETCHISON (b in NC. They both died in Blair, Clay Co, IL. Jacob WILLIS & Mary EVANS had 2 other sons - Benjamin Franklin WILLIS & Samuel WILLIS (b ). Native Americans killed in service for the United States and killed defending their Indian country is listed below in rough estimated numbers.

A likely total ofNative Americans in. Of the manner of this Indian’s death, and that of Peksuot, one of his principal companions, killed by Standish himself in a desperate hand to hand struggle, Winslow says: “But it is incredible how many wounds these two panieses received before they died, not making any fearful noise, but catching at their weapons and striving to the last.”.

There is a book you just can't put down without reading it all the way through, about the Hall sisters, Ron's g-great-aunts, Sylvia and Rachel, who were captured by Indians in in the Indian Creek Massacre and Captivity of Hall Girls in the Davis Creek Settlement, in Illinoisas written about by Charles Martin Scanlan in Nantucket Genealogy (in Nantucket County, MA) USA (1,) > Massachusetts (39,) > Nantucket County () > Nantucket (11).

Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. VOLUME 1 - BIRTH RECORDS (A-F) Order item B FORMAT: PRINT The book is pages, NOT indexed, names listed alphabetically, soft cover with a plastic comb binding, and available for $ + $ shipping & handling charge (Add $ S&H for each additional volume ordered).

Privateers and the War of by: John Stanton. The battle raged close to shore. Years later one man, who was 16 years old on that October evening inremembered hearing people watching from a rooftop on Orange Street, pointing out the flashes of musket and cannon fire to each other, as the man-made thunder rolled into town from the water.

As I heard the story, the four Indians came to St. Louis in search of the “White Man’s Book of Heaven”(presumably the Bible), and the Indians believed William Clark could help them find it.

The Nez Perce knew Clark well, since he and Meriwether Lewis lived with the tribe for more than a month on their journey back from the Pacific. SummerVol. 38, No. 2 | Genealogy Notes By James P.

Collins An Bureau of the Census report on Indians has a few items of genealogical importance. This portrait of Governor Blakesnake was accompanied by the date and place of his death.

(Misc. Docs. of the House of Representatives for the 1st Session of the 52nd Congress, —92, serial set volume ) An. Both posts above make excellent points about the problems of answering the OP. Another point is, when you say "killed" and use numbers like 70 million+ (if that's at all true), I think those estimates must include Native Americans that died of diseases contracted from Europeans (which is a staggering high number), not just Indian that died in violence w/ whites.The Rodman family was early settled in Massachusetts.

The first of the name of whom there is authentic record was John Rodman, who died on the island of Barbadoes some time between Sept. 16 and Dec. 4, Thomas Rodman, son of John, born Dec. 26,came to Newport, R.Island Obituaries.

James Davis Mercer. To post the obituary for a year-round or seasonal island resident, please email [email protected] with a photograph and your text.