Saturday, January 23, 2010

Names Of The Indian Nations.

Note. This information comes from Indian Affairs Volume 2., 1815-1827, this volume is housed at the Library of Congress.

This information will be bits and pieces of information from the Indian Nations.

Stockbridge Indians.

John W. Jacobs, Jacob Konkopot and 35 warriors, entered the service of the army in 1813, and served about two months. John was made captain and Jacob was Lieutenant.

Choctaw Treaty.

In the Choctaw Treaty in the territory of Michigan, these names were given.

Mingo Puckshenubbee, five hundred dollars.

Harrison, two, hundred dollars.

Captain Cobb, two, hundred dollars.

William Hays, two, hundred dollars.

Ogleno, two, hundred dollars.

Choctaw Nation.

The following names were trying to get a party together to go to Washington to see the President in 1819.

Jesse Brashears, Abe Hamilton, Benjamin James, Levi Perry and David Folsom, all were half breeds?

Choctaw Treaty, 1820.

Samuel R. Overton, was appointed Secretary of commission to the Choctaw treaty, which was to be held in 1820, he was to be paid five dollars per day while actually in engaged.

At the Choctaw treaty grounds of 1820, the head chief said that the whites had the advantage over them, as their word was written. The Chief’s asked if they could have some of their warriors or half-breeds who understood the white mans words and new how to write them be allowed to put down their words so there would be no miss understanding, the whites agreed.

Creek Treaty of 1820.

In Art 2., of the treaty these names were given; Michey Barnard, James Barnard, Buckey Barnard, Cussena Barnard and Efavemathlaw, land on the east side of the Flint river.

David Forney of North Carolina was appointed Commissioner to the Creeks.

Treaty with the Ottawas, Chippewas, Parrawatamies.

Art., 3., There shall be granted by the United States to each of the following persons, being all Indians by descent, and to their heirs, the following tracts of land;

John Burnett two sections of land.

James Burnett, Abraham Burnett, Rebecca Burnett and Nancy Burnett, each one section of land, being the children of Kawkeeme sister to Topinibe, principal chief of the Pattawatami Nation.

John B. La Lime son of Nokenoqua one section of land.

Joan B. Chandonai, son of Chippewaqua two sections of land.

Joseph Daze son of Chippewaqua one section of land.

Monguago one section of land.

Pierre Moran or Peeresh, a Pattawatami chief, one section of land, and to his children two sections of land.

Pierre Le Clerc, son of Moique one section of land.

One thousand eight hundred and eighteen acres given to Peeresh or Perig, shall be given to Jean B. Cicot son of Pesayquot, sister of Peeresh, for being so intended at the treaty.

Osheakkebe or Benac, one half section of land.

Menawche a Parrawatamie woman one half section of land.

Theresa Chandler or Teacup a Parrawatamie woman and to her daughter Betsey Fisher one section of land.

Charles Beaubien, Medaer Beaubien, sons of Mannabenaqua, one half section of land.

Antoine Roland, son of Iqatpatawatamiequa one half section of land.

William Knaggs or Waseskukson son of Chesqua one section of land.

Madeline Bertrand wife of Joseph Bertrand a Pattawatamie woman one section of land.

Joseph Bertrand Jun., Benjamin Bertrand, Laurent Bertrand, Theresa Bertrand and Amable Bertrand children of Madeline Bertrand one half section of land.

John Riley, Peter Riley, sons of Menawcumegoqua, one section of land.

Jean B. Le Clerc, son of Moiqua, one half section of land.

Joseph La Framboise, son of Shawwenoqua one section of land.

The following given names helped with the Indian children and the schools, some men helped build the schools.

Rev. J. Morse.
Richard M. Johnson.
Colonel R. J. Meigs.
Ephraim Chapman.
J. Evarts.
John McKee.
S. N. Rowan
William Ward.
H. Posey.
John Hays.
S. Worcester.
William Wilson.
N. R. Dodge.
R. Nichols.
C. Kingsbury.
John Peck.

Laws of the Creek Nation.

The Creek nation was divided into eight districts they were:

1. Chicamauga.
2. Chatoogee.
3. Cosewatee.
4. Aumoiah.
5. Hickory Log.
6. High Tower.
7. Toolostieyeh.
8. Aquohee.

A council House was in each district, the council house is were all trail would be held. The trails were held each Spring and Fall. There was one judge, one marshal in each district, and one circuit judge who had jurisdiction over two districts.

Each family would pay a poll-tax of fifty cents and each single man under sixty years would pay fifty cents per annum.

A Ranger was appointed to each district to look for lost or stolen horses, when no owner was found they were sold all money went into the nations treasury. The Ranger would get one dollar for each horse posted.

There was to be a toll-gate put up on the federal toad near Captain David McNair’s.

Single white men were allowed to work as clerks in any store owned by a native of the nation, as long as they could account for their good behavior.

Any one who bought someone into the nation ( White family ) were to go before the National Committee and Council to get the ok. Those who do not will be fined five hundred dollars and receive one hundred stripes on the bare back.

If any child runs away from school and returns home to a parent or guardian, the said parent or guardian will return the said child to school, If child is not return the parent or guardian, will pay for the Clothing board and tuition incurred by the child, if parent or guardian will not pay the fine is five hundred dollars and receive one hundred stripes on the bare back.

Any person who shall trade with any negro slave without permission of the owner, and if the property is found to be stolen, the purchaser shall be held and bonded for said value.

Any person that allows his or her negro slaves to buy liquors will be fine fifteen dollars for each offence.

Any negro selling liquors without the owners permission shall receive fifteen cobbs of paddles for each offence.

Agreed To; All schoolmasters, Blacksmiths, Millers, Saltpeter and Gun power Manufacturers, Ferrymen, Turnpike Keepers and Single Hirelings are hereby privileged to live within the Creek nation, so long their employers get permission from the national committee, the employers will agree to their good conduct and are subject to removal for bad conduct. All those named above shall have 12., acres to improve or cultivate to support themselves or their families if they so wish.

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