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A- New Jersey Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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

Ahasimus  A village in N. New Jersey in 1655, probably of the Unami Delawares (N. Y. Doc. Col. Hist., XIII, 55, 1881). As the name of a later white settlement the word occurs in a number of forms.

Asomoches. A division of the New Jersey Delawares formerly living on the E. bank of Delaware r., between Salem and Camden. In 1648 they were estimated at 100 warriors.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 28 July 2016.
- Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013

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