Personal Names of Indians of New Jersey

Personal Names Of Indians Of New Jersey, By William Nelson, 1904, The Paterson History Club, Paterson, N. J.

Personal Names of Indians of Pennsylvania

The following names of Delaware Indians are gleaned from the Pennsylvania Records, and the Pennsylvania Archives, First Series. Many of these Indians were formerly residents of New Jersey, and they all spoke the same language as the Indians living between the Delaware and the ocean. Akalawhanind, a Delaware Indian, 1758. See Teedyuscung. Aketawnikity, a Delaware …

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Personal Names of Indians of New Jersey

In the following pages about six hundred and fifty personal names are given, not counting repetitions. These are practically all additions to the vocabularies above mentioned, and so form a very material extension of our knowledge of the Lenni-Lenape language. Moreover, Indian personal names were usually combinations of nominal, pronominal and adjectival themes, so that …

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New Jersey Indians – W & Y Surnames

Wachtaew. Indian deed, April 21, 1727. See Mowessawach. Waertsen of Hackingsack. Indian deed, July 10, 1657. See Taghkospemo. Wagakseni (Waghkseni in the text). Indian deed, Sept. 3, 1714. See Papejeco. Waiwemitting. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy. Wakaghshum (not in body of deed, but signed). Indian deed, Aug. 13, 1708. See Taphaow. Wakitaroe. Indian …

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New Jersey Indians – S Surnames

Sacarois. Indian deed, 16th 9th mo., 1674. Apparently a contraction of Wassakorois, which see. Saccatorey, 559. Indian deed, Nov. 7, 1675. See Allowayes. Sackarois, Sackares, “Indian sachem and true owner of Mattitembe and several other parcels of land there unto adjacent.” Indian deed, December 10, 1674. Signed also with the mark of Sackarois son. An …

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New Jersey Indians – R Surnames

Raljolin, Ra Golen. Indian deed, Nov. 18, 1709. See Sherikham. Rapighcumen (in the text, but not a signer of the deed). Indian deed, 1714. See Papejeco. Rarawaken. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou. Rawantagwaywoahg. Indian deed, Nov. 17, 1709. See Sherikham. Rawantaques (Rawantagwas). Indian deed, May 19, 1710. See Memerescum. Rawatones. Indian deed, July …

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New Jersey Indians – Q Surname

Quackpacktequa, Namerisko and Mataros, “the natural proprietors of a certain tract of land” at Wanaque, in 1729. Unrecorded deed, quoted in “The Early Days and Early Surveys of East New Jersey,” by William Roome, Morristown, 1883, p. 20. Quaghhum. Indian deed, Nov. 28, 1701. See Wiequahila. Quahick, Indian Sachem of Woomanasung. Indian deed, Aug. 12, …

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New Jersey Indians – O Surnames

Ockanickon. Indian sachem at Burlington, about 1680. Budd’s Good Order Established in Pennsilvania and New- Jersey in America, 1685, Gowans’s Reprint, New York, 1685, p. 64; Burrows Brothers Reprint. Cleveland, 1902, p. 67; Smith s N. J., 148. Oheloakhi. Indian deed, Nov. 28, 1701. See Wiequahila. Ohwsilopp, Indian Sachim, May 30, 1709. See Mahwtatatt. Okanickkon, …

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New Jersey Indians – N Surnames

Naamucksha. Indian deed, June 20, 1703. See Nanhamman. Nachoenkquy. Indian deed, May I, 1701. See Tapgow. Nacholas, 141. Indian deed, Oct. 29, 1701. See Tallquapie. Nachpong. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou. Nackoniakene. Indian deed, April 12, 1684. See Tallaca. Nackpunck, 97. Indian deed, Nov. 29, 1686. “Weighrerens (on behalf of Nackpunck),” and others. …

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New Jersey Indians – M Surnames

Machcopoiken. Mentioned in Indian deed, Oct. 29, 1701. See Tallquapie. Machcopoikan, Ashanham, Meshocorrang, lareandy (or lauwandy), Nockapowicke, Vugahen, Wellocke, Indian Sackamackers. Indian deed, Nov. 10, 1701, to John Johnston, for lands in Somerset county, on the west side of the north branch of Raritan River on Rachaneak River. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, P- 37- …

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New Jersey Indians – L Surnames

Lames. See Alpoongan. Lammusecon. Indian deed, March 30. 1688. See Hoham. Laparomza. Indian deed. Aug. 18, 1713. See Menaukahickon. Lapink. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun. Lappawinza. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Menaukahickon. Lawicowighe. Indian deed, June i, 1701. See Hippoquonow. Lawykaman. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun. Loantique, Taphaow, Manshuen, “with …

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New Jersey Indians – K Surnames

Kaanserein. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow. Kagkennip, i. Indian deed, Jan. 10, 1658. See Bomokan. Kagno-Onnen. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow. Kahaew. Indian deed, April 21, 1727. See Mowessawach. Kaharosse. Indian deed, June 8, 1677. See Mendawasey. Kanashalees. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun. Karstangh. See Carstangh. Kasamen. Indian deed, …

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New Jersey Indians – I Surnames

Iakhursoe. Brother s son of Ockanickon, and appointed by Ockanickon to succeed him as King. Smith’s N. J., 148. See Ockanickon. (Jakhursoe Achcolsoet. one who takes care of a thing, a preserver. Heckewelder’s Dictionary of the Delaware, etc., 383.) Iareandy, Iauwandy. Indian deed, Nov. 10, 1701. See Machcopoikan. Ichchepe, 66. Indian deed, Aug. 22, 1681. …

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New Jersey Indians – H Surnames

Hagkinsiek (witness), 17. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow. Haham. Indian deed, Nov. 28, 1701. See Wiequahila. Aug. 13, 1708. See Taphaow. Haharois. Indian deed, June 8, 1677. See Mendawasey. Hairish, in Indian deed, 1667. See Wapamuck. Hamahem, a Sakamaker of the Hackensacks, in 1678. Indians of N. J., 110. Hamakenon. Indian deed, June …

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New Jersey Indians – F & G Surnames

Feetee. Indian sachem, May 30, 1704. See Mahwtatt. Genemay Nemow. Indian deed, Nov. 18, 1709. See Sherikham. Ghonnojea and other “Indians and Sachems.” Indian deed, March 28, 1679, for Haquequenunck. Gnickap, 66. Indian deed, Aug. 22, 1681. See Abozaweramud. Gosque, 7. Indian deed, July 20, 1668. See Anaren. Gottawamerk (witness), 17. Indian deed, May 19, …

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New Jersey Indians – E Surnames

Echkamare, an Indian of Sussex county, cir. 1715-40. See Ambehoes. Edgaques, Etgaqui. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow. Egohohoun, Chief of the Muncies, Lapink, Nepeas, Mechekamee, Cockalalaman, Lawykaman, Tutalayo, Kanashalees, Homeyquoaw, Beoppo, Pemattase, Quaquenow, Awquawaton, Chief of the Opings or Pomptons, Wettanesseck, Wayweenhunt, and Quiasecament. Signed Homeyquoan, Beoppo, Pemattase, Quaquenow, Awquawaton, Wettanesseck, Wayqueenhunt, Ouiasecamont, …

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New Jersey Indians – B Surnames

Barrenach. Agreement, Dec., 1663. See Matanoo. Bawagtoons (a witness). Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow. Beoppo. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun. Bomokan, I. Indian deed, January 10, 1658. With seven ether Indians, for land on the west side of the North river, from Wiehacken to Constable’s Hoeck. Bussabenaling. See Alpoongan.

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