D- New York Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Dayoitgao (there where it issues) . A former Seneca village situated at Squakie hill, on Genesee r., near Mt Morris, N. Y. It received the name Squawkiehah from the fact that 700 Fox (Muskwaki) captives were settled there by the Iroquois in 1681-83. The site was sold by the Seneca in 1825 and relinquished by them in 1827. (J. N. B. H.)

Deyodeshot (there is a spring, from the neighboring Avon Springs. Hewitt). A modern Seneca settlement that formerly stood about 2 m. s. E. of the present site of East Avon, on the site of the ancient Seneca settlement of Keinthe. (J. M.)

Deyohnegano (at the cold spring). (1) A former Seneca village near Caledonia, N. Y.; (2) A former Seneca village on Allegany res., Cattaraugus co., N. Y., near Allegheny r.

Deyonongdadagana (two little hills close together. Hewitt) . An important Seneca village formerly on the w. bank of Genesee r. near Cuylerville, N. Y. The tract was sold by the Indians in 1803.

Dyosyowan (it is oil-covered. Hewitt). An important former Seneca village on Buffalo cr., Erie co., N. Y.

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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