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Oneida First Christian Party 1838 Census

We, the undersigned Chiefs and Head Men of the Orchard Party of Oneida Indians residing at Green Bay, Wisconsin Territory, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing lists, is a just and true Census and enumeration of the number of persons belonging to said party, that is to say, Fifty-three (53) men, Fifty-two (52) women, and One hundred and one (101) children, making a total of Two hundred and six (206) souls, and that the same was taken by H. S. Baird, U. S. Commissioner, in open council, in our presence, at Duck Creek, on the 15th day of November, A. D. 1838. Jacob Cornelius Thomas Lodwick X (his mark) Isaac Johnson X (his mark) John Cooper X (his mark) John Cornelius X (his mark). NumberNameMenWomenChildrenTotal 1Antony, Susan33511 2Broad, Thomas1135 3Cooper, John213 4Cornelius, Jacob Jr.1113 5Cooper, Peter1113 6Christian, Polly156 7Cornelius, Hannah1247 8Cornelius, John1146 9Cornelius, Jacob12710 10Cornelius, Moses11 11Cornelius, Thomas1135 12Cornelius, William44614 13Doxtater, Jane134 14Denny, Hannah134 15Day, Catherine112 16Handrick, Susan2136 17House, Margaret1247 18Hill, Cornelius1124 19Jourdan, Jane3238 20Johnson, Isaac1124 21Johnson, David11 22Johnson, James24410 23Johnson, William1146 24John, Thomas112 25Lodwick, Thomas2136 26Matoxin, Aaron213 27Matoxin, Cornelius112 28Peter, Polly112 29Smith, Polly2156 30Skenandoah, Peter33511 31Smith, Honyus2158 32Skenandoah, Polly4239 33Smith, Moses1456 34Schuyler, Thomas2136 35Thompson, John11 36Wheelock, Cornelius2125 37Williams, Adam1113 I hereby certify that the below Census was taken by me as above stated and is correct and true as given by the Chiefs and Head Men of each of said Bands. That the total number of persons in both Bands is Six hundred and fifty-four (654), and that the said Chiefs and Head Men made oath before me that the same was correct and true. Henry...

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