A- Maryland Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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

Acquaskac. A village situated in 1608 on the w. bank of Patuxent r., St Marys co., Md. The word may be related to Aquascogoc and Weckquaesgoek.

Askimimkansen. A village, perhaps connected with the Nanticoke, formerly on an upper E. branch of Pocomoke r., probably in Worcester co., Md. Herrman, map (1670) in Rep. on Boundary Line between Va. and Md., 1873.

Assacomoco. A village about 1610, probably near Patuxent r., Md. (Pory in Smith (1629), Virginia, u, 63, repr. 1819). The name is Algonquian and contains the word comoco, house, common in names of Virginia settlements.

Attoughcomoco  An unidentified village of one of the Algonquian tribes, situated, about 1608, probably near Patuxent r., Md. Not given by Capt. John Smith nor marked on his map. Mentioned by Pory in Smith (1629), Virginia, n, 62, repr. 1819.



MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 11 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/a-maryland-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013


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