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G-Ohio 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.

Gekelemukpechuenk

A Delaware village in Ohio in 1770-73 and the residence of Netawatwees, the principal chief of the tribe. Perhaps identical with White Eyes town. It was abandoned in 1773 or 1774, the inhabitants removing to Coshocton, on the east side of the Muskingum, which Netawatwees henceforth made his chief residence.1

Girty’s Town

A Shawnee village in 1795 on St Marys River, east of Celina Reservoir, Auglaize County, Ohio. It took its name from Simon Girty, an Indian trader living with the Shawnee. (J. M.)

Grapevine Town

A former village, perhaps belonging to the Delawares, situated 8 miles up Captina Creek, Belmont County, Ohio.2

Greentown

A former Delaware village on the Black fork of Mohican River, near the boundary of Richland and Ashland counties in Ohio.

Consult further:

  1. Treaty of Maumee Rapids (1817) in U. S. Ind. Treat., 204, 1873;
  2. Royce in 18th Rep. B. A. E., Ohio map, 1899.

Grenadier Squaw’s Town

Shawnee village situated in 1774 on Scippo Creek, Pickaway County, Ohio. The name was derived from Grenadier Squaw, a sister of Corn stalk, the Shawnee chief, who made this her home. (J. M.)

Footnotes

  1. Loskiel, Missions, 1794. 

  2. Washington (1770) in Rupp, West Pa., app., 397, 1846. 


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