C- Indiana 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.

Chekase’s Village. A former Potawatomi village on the w. side of Tippecanoe r. , between Warsaw and Monoquet, Kosciusko co. , Ind. The reserve on which it was situated was sold in 1836. The name, which is also spelled Checose and Chicase (cha‛kosi, 1 short of stature), is that of a chief who formerly resided there. (J. M.)

Chichipé Outipé (Chippewa has Titi-pē·u·ntipē, ‘curly-head’. W. J.). A large Potawatomi village in 1838 near South Bend, St Joseph co., Ind. (J. M.)

Chippekawkay. A Piankishaw village, in 1712, on the site of Vincennes, Knox co., Ind. Hough translates the word brushwood, and it may be identical with Pepicokia. (J. M.)

Chippoy. A former Potawatomi village on Big Shawnee cr., in Fountain co., Ind. It was settled after 1795, and the site was included in a tract sold in 1818 by the Miami. (J. M.)

Choppatee’s Village. A former Miami village on the w. bank of St Joseph r., a few miles from Ft Wayne, Allen co., Ind. Named after a chief who resided there. The tract was granted to J. B. Boure, an interpreter, by treaty of Oct. 23, 1826.

Comoza. A former Potawatomi village on Tippecanoe r., in Fulton co., Ind. The reserve on which it was situated was sold in 1834. The name was that of a chief. Also spelled Camoza.


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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. 22 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/c-indiana-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 25th, 2013


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