A- New York 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.

Aepjin (Dutch for little ape). A Mahican village, known as Aepjin’s castle, from the name of the resident chief, situated in the 17th century at or near Schodac, Rensselaer co., N. Y. Ruttenber, Tribes Hudson R,, 86, 1872.

Alipconk (place of elms). A village of the Wecquaesgeeks on the site of Tarry town, Westchester co., N. Y. It was burned by the Dutch in 1644.

Aquebogue A village, probably of the Corchaug, about the year 1650, on a creek entering the N. side of Great Peconic bay, Long Island (Ruttenber; Thompson). In 1905 R. N. Penny (in Rec. of Past, iv, 223, 1905) discovered the remains of an ancient village “of 12- wigwam size” in a thick wood near Aquebogue, inland from Peconic bay, w. of the w. branch of Steeple Church cr. and between that stream and a large tributary of Peconic r. These may be the remains of the ancient Aquebogue.

Ashamomuck. Probably a Corchaug village whose name was later attached to a white settlement on its site in Suffolk co., Long id., N. Y. Thompson, Long Id., 181, 1839.


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Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Frederick Webb Hodge, 1906

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Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/a-new-york-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 15th, 2013


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