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Wachtaew. Indian deed, April 21, 1727. See Mowessawach.

Waertsen of Hackingsack. Indian deed, July 10, 1657. See Taghkospemo.

Wagakseni (Waghkseni in the text). Indian deed, Sept. 3, 1714. See Papejeco.

Waiwemitting. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy.

Wakaghshum (not in body of deed, but signed). Indian deed, Aug. 13, 1708. See Taphaow.

Wakitaroe. Indian deed, June 8, 1677. See Mendawasey.

Wallammassekaman, 173. Indian deed, April 6, 1687. See Wanamasoa.

Walloughkomor. Indian deed, Nov. i, 1714. See Namaliskont.

Walough Pekomon. Indian deed, Nov. i, 1714. See Namaliskont.

Wamascuoning. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy.

Wamesane. Indian deed, July n, 1667. See Wapamuck.

Wanamasoa, Wallammassekaman and Waywinotunce, Chief Sachems, 173. Indian deed, April 6, 1687. For a tract within the branches of a great pone (?) called Ulickaquecks, N. Thomas Potter and Samuel White, E. the pene, S. a brook, W. a line of marked trees. (? Monmouth County.)

Wapamuck, the Sakamaker, and nine other Indians “now belonging to Hakinsack.” Indian deed for Newark, July 11, 1667. Newark Town Records, 278-280; Indians of New Jersey, 109; E. J. Records, Lib. No. i, p. 69, back.

Waparent. Indian deed, Nov. 18, 1709. See Sherikham. Indian deed, May 9, 1710. See Memerescum.

Wappappen, I. Indian deed, Jan. 10, 1658. See Bomokan.

Warham. Indian deed, June 8, 1677. See Mendawasey.

Warinanco. Signed to Indian deed, Oct. 28, 1664, for Elizabethtown. N. J. Archives, I., 17.

Warkop, Wicham, Pearawe and Nonaragnen, Hackensack Indians. Indian deed, February 28, 1671, for lands between Elizabethtown and Newark. Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery, 60.

Wasconhtow. Indian deed, July 29, 1702. See Tapehow.

Washenoa. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow.

Washorkeheen. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Waskoena. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow.

Waskonahtaw. Indian deed, July 29, 1702. See Tapehow.

A variant of Wasconhtow.

Wassakorois, Indian sachem. Indian deed, 16th 9th mo., 1674, for lands near Takanesse, Sackoguegon and Tabonesse and the “ocean sea” (in Monmouth County). Signed also by Timmecole, “ye Sachem’s son,” and Menumheck, “Sacarois wife.” E. J. Deeds, Lib. No. i, p. 74, back.

Wataamemau. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Quenemaka.

Watamim an. Indian deed, October 13, 1709. See Metamisco.

Watehpogtaen. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow.

Wauhaway, an Indian who marked out a tract in Hunterdon County, called Neshannock. He was still living in 1758. Smith’s N. J., 445.

Waukaucoimau. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Menaukahickon.

Wamveguponge. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Wauxyash. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Wauyasteen. Indian deed, May I, 1701. See Tapgow.

Wawakerewanan. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Wawaleaseed. Indian deed, June 20, 1703. See Nanhamman.

Waweeinetting. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy.

Waweiagin, 230. Indian deed, June 6, 1695. See Taepgan. Indians of N. J., 112.

Wawejaik. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Wawejask. Indian deed, July 29, 1702. See Tapehow.

Wawenotong, 196. Indian deed, Dec. 16, 1689. See Hiphockanoway.

Waweyask. Indian deed, July 29, 1702. See Tapehow.

Wawmasawing. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy.

Wawopekeshot. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Sasakaman.

Waymote. Indian deed, Aug. 12, 1677. See Janatan.

Waypeka. Indian deed, Dec. 31, 1701. See Tapehou.

Wayqueenhunt. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun.

Waywaramong, Wayworarnong. Indian deed, June 18, 1675. See Pewropa.

Wayweenhunt. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun.

Wayweenotan, 168. Indian deed, July 25, 1689. See Auspeakan.

Waywinotunce, 173. Indian deed, April 6, 1687. See Wanamasoa.

Wecaprokikan. Indian deed, July n, 1667. See Wapamuck.

Weequahalaw of Quamheerquas, Sachem Indian and owner. Indian deed, Dec. 3, 1702, to Robert Burnet, for land in Middlesex County, on the Great Road about two or three miles beyond Cranberry bridge. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, p. 147.

Weghwewenin, Hans, 17. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow.

Wegwowerim, 17. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow.

Wehakemeco. Indian deed, June 8, 1677. See Mendawasey.

Weighrerens (on behalf of Nackpunck), 97. Indian deed, Nov. 29, 1686. See Hanayahame.

Weimenes. Indian deed, October 9, 1685. See Pawarone.

Weiquaheilah, Indian and native Sackamacker. Indian deed, May 6, 1703, to John Harrison, of Middlesex County, for lands in Middlesex County, beginning where Lodging brook falls into Millstone River. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, p. 166.

Wellocke. Indian deed, Nov. 10, 1701. See Machcopoikan.

Wenacanikoman. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Sasakaman.

Wenamick, Sackamacar of the land on the South side of Delaware River over against New Castle, 4. Indian deed, July 20, 1666, for a parcel of land along said river from the creek “this side Lafe Johnson to the other side of the west creek.” (Salem County.)

Wendamakamon. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Sasakaman.

Wennaminck Keckquennen, 7. Indian deed, Oct. 4, 1665. See Machierick Hitock.

Wequehalye. Debtor to the estate of John Bowne, of Mattawan, April 9, 1716. N. J. Archives, XX III., 53.

Wesavanekunk (or Savankun), Talawnemun, Tehokemun and Goote Leeke. Indian power of attorney, Feb. 21, 1742, to Tundy Tatamy and Capt. John, to sell all their lands on Edge (Egg) Harbour, being betwixt Mount Holly and Crosswicks. Penn. Archives. I., 630. Deed from Weshevanakun, Jehokemun, Goote Leeke, Feb. 21, 1743, to Telaw Nemun, for half of said lands. Teteuscun and Nelquethun, witnesses. Ib., 641; Penn. Col. Records, IV., 624; Penn. Archives, III., 344.

Weskeakitt, 395. Indian deed, Oct. 10, 1677. See Ahtahkones.

Wettanesseck. Indian deed, Oct. 23, 1758. See Egohohoun.

Wewanapo, Sennachus and Nonsechem. Indian deed, April 23, 1680, for lands amongst the Mountains, on Oppinqua Brook, and by a long Mountain called by the Indians Tantomwom. Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery, 59.

Wewanatimus. Indian deed, June 4, 1687. See Mecoppy.

Wewenatokwee, i. Indian deed, January 10, 1658. See Bomokan.

Wewernoling. Indian deed, March 30, 1688. See Hoham.

Wewonapee. Indian deed, October 30, 1684. See Seweckronek.

Weyarawaghheyn. Indian deed, Aug. 13, 1708. See Taphaow.

Weyarawoghhecum. Indian deed, Aug. 13, 1708. See Taphaow.

Wheren. Indian deed, April 13, 1671. See Ahwaroeb.

Whinsis, 17. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow.

Whokengapet. Debtor to the estate of John Bowne, of Mattawan, April 9, 1716. N. J. Archives, XXIII. , 53-

Whusquataghey. Indian deed, April 13, 1671. See Ahwaroeb.

Wicham. Indian deed, February 28, 1671. See Warkop.

Wickwam (or Wickwam Rookham), 230. Indian deed, June 6, 1695. See Taepgan. Indians of New Jersey, 112.

Wickwela, Indian Sachem in East Jersey, 147. Indian deed, April 29, 1702, for a tract on Cranberry Creek, in Middlesex County, half a mile below the post road bridge.

Wickwela, Indian Sachem, 156. Indian deed, July I, 1703, for land in Middlesex County, from the bridge over Rockie Brook on the postroad to Mils-ton River, along the same to David Lyell s, along the same to Assinpink Brook, up the brook to the postroad, along same to beginning.

This Indian whose name is given variously as Wequalia, We-queh-a-lah, We-quah-a-lah, Weequohela, Weequoehela, Weequehelah, Wickwela, Wickquaylas, Wickawela, Wikgaylas, Wikquaylas, etc. was in 1709 called upon by the Governor and Council of New Jersey to conduct a party of Indians against Canada. He lived on South River in fine style, cultivated an extensive farm, had cattle, horses and negroes, and furnished his house in English fashion. “He dined with Governors and other great men, and behaved well.” He finally quarreled with his neighbor, Capt. John Leonard, about the right to some land, and shot him, for which he was hanged, June 30, 1727. See “Indians of New Jersey/ 144-149. See Manawkyhickon. He claimed that the shooting was accidental. Penn. Col. Rec., VII., 540.

Wickwella, Indian and native sackamacker, Machockan, Quanolom and Cawackes. Indian deed, March 10, 1702, to John Johnstone, of Monmouth county, and others, for lands in Monmouth county, beginning by Mackeponik River opposite the mouth of Fly brook, called by the Indians Jutolshingop. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, p. 220.

Wickwella, Machohan and Quanolam. Indian deed, June 16, 1703, to George Willocks, for land beginning at a small run of water that falls into the west side of Manalapan river, etc. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, p. 221.

Wiequahila, Quaghhum, Pulalum, Comshopy alias Suckey (“known by ye English name of Capt. Charles”), Haham, Oheloakhi, Soaltus and Nemeno. Signed Weiquahila, Hooham, Chief Sachem, Pumalum. Indian, deed, Nov. 28, 1701, to John Harrison, of Elizabethtown, merchant, for lands beginning on Hethcoats brook, where it falls into Millstone River. E. J. Deeds, Lib. H, p. 170.

Wighkokenmi (witness), 17. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow.

Wikgaylas, 283. Indian deed, Sept. 2, 1696. See Mockhanghan.

Wikquaylas, Indian Sachem of part of East Jersey, 150. Indian deed, June 3, 1701. For tracts near Manalapan.
Willockwis. Indian claimant to lands from half-way from the mouth of Metetcunk to Tom s River, from the Sea to the heads of the rivers, 1758. Smith’s N. J., 443; Penn. Archives, III., 344.

Winocksop. Indian deed, March 13, 1677-8, for addition to Newark town bounds. See Sheriocktos.

Winym (Winfield gives it as Mingm). Indian deed, Nov. 22,1630. See Ackitoauw.

Wiquales. Indian deed, Aug. 13, 1700. See Mochanhan.

Wittamackpao, 97. Indian deed, Nov. 29, 1686. See Hanayahame.

Woerantaghquey. Indian deed, May i, 1701. See Tapgow.

Woggermahameck, in Indian deed, April 9, 1679. See Arrorickan.

Wogwapchakin. Indian deed, May 19, 1671. See Assawakow.

Woloughpekemon. Indian deed, Nov. i, 1714. See Namaliskont.

Wowapekoshot. Indian deed, Aug. 18, 1713. See Menaukahickon.

Wromananung. See Janatan. Wywannattamo. Accused of murder, in 1671. See Tashiowycam.

Yamatabenties, an Indian of Sussex county, cir. 1715-40. See Ambehoes.

Yaupis. Indian deed, March 14, 1744-5. See Loantique.

Youthsen (?) (a witness). Indian deed, June 9, 1683. See Manhauxett.



MLA Source Citation:

Personal Names Of Indians Of New Jersey, By William Nelson, 1904, The Paterson History Club, Paterson, N. J. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 18 September 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/new-jersey-indians-w-y-surnames.htm - Last updated on Apr 24th, 2013


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