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Records that occurred within or around the Allegany Reservation in New York, and were recorded in in an old ledger owned by Mrs. Ulessus Kennedy.
Smith, Bertha Pierce, returned from Seattle Washington with two children June 5th, 1904. Smith, Bertha Pierce & Ed Smith, started today for his home, Junction City, Washington, Dec. 27, 1902. Pierce, Bertha, graduated at Gov. School, March 15, 1900. Smith, Ed, Warren & Edna, gone to their western home, Hadlock, July 23, 1907. Pierce, Hattie's house burned, July 16, 1907, about 2:30 am, occupied by Edwin Smith. Smith, Edna, surprise party, March 16 1906. Tallchief, Louisa & Carlina Hanson, gone to Boston, Aug. 19, 1895. Tallchief, Miss, returned from Boston, Aug. 23, 1896. Tallchief, Louisa, farewell party for, Aug. 26, 1896. Bee, Clearing at Skis today & a dance, Jan. 12, 1906. Williams, Spencer, gone to Carlisle, Dec. 8, 1902. Lay, Doug, gone traveling with show, Dec. 19, 1902. Ulyssus, went to Carlisle, March 12, 1900. Ulyssus, returned from Carlisle, March 17, 1900, fate $5.69. Pierce, Ely & to Tom Kennedy, appointed to go to Washington D.C. for the purpose Of urging the Ryan Bill. Feb. 6, 1901. Williams, Spencer, started for Wilmington, Del. Aug. 15, 1906. Bishop, Lester, wend to Washington D.C. on account of the Bill, took $13.20 sent $5.25 to him, Jan. 31, 1900 (went to Washington, Jan. 31, 1900). Tom & Eli, came from Washington, Feb. 16, 1900. Rogers, Edith, came here today, March 12, 1886. Ware, A.W., gave me the keys of the church to begin as janitor. Bennett, H.L., rent on yellow house, 1895. Stafford, Austin, moved into yellow house, April 27, 1899, $2 a month. Stafford, Susia or Susan, Dec. 1902, (prob. In yellow house). Simon, Peter, rented Lewis Seneca's house, Dec. 26, 1899. Patterson, Jimmie, moved into the yellow house tonight, May 3, 1902. Jimerson, John's house & barns burned at one o'clock, June 15, 1900. Shongo, Alice, barn burned at 10:30 am, June 9, 1906. My home burned, fired by Nellie Plummer, Sept. 17, 1906 (may also be Alice Shongo's). Pierce, Hattie's house burned Jul 16, 1907, about 2:30 am, occupied by Edwin Smith. Longfinger, Louis' barn & contents burned to the ground, two horses, Dec. 30, 1908. Doxtator, Julia's barn destroyed by fire, Nov. 13, 1924. Twoguns, George, acquitted of the murder of Fuller Redeye, Dec. 31, 1908. Pierce, Sylvester, sued by Minnie King, case adjourned for one week, Dec. 9, 1902 Dec. 17, 1902, Sylvester P. suit today, he was defeated one Night in jail. Brant Circle organized, March 7, 1902. Oct. 5, 1943. Six Nation Temperance Convention, held on Tuscarora Reserv. Oct., 1944. Six Nation Temperance Convention, held on Cattaraugus Res. Oct. 2, 1945, Six Nation Temp. Conv., on Tonawanda Res. Oct. 1, 1945, Six Nation Temp. Conv., Alleghany. Turtle Clan expenses, June 30, 1909. Nov. 9, 1897, paid expenses of Andrew John, traveling to Allegany Reservation. Names Jasper Button Jerome Kennedy C. York Lester Bishop Ely Pierce Walter Kennedy N.C. Batterson Frank Kennedy We paid December 4, 1897, Lester Bishop take names, we agree to pay $1.00. Thomas Kennedy Andrew John Frank Kennedy Jerome Kennedy Ely Pierce For the expenses of A. Bluesky, to defray the expenses of said Bluesky to Allegany Reservation. Thomas Doxtator Moses Shongo Jerome Kennedy L. Bishop Frank Kennedy Thomas Kennedy December 6, 1897, list of names who paid in the funds for traveling expenses of Delegate, Andrew John, to Washington Thomas Kennedy Theodore Gordon Sylvedter Pierce C.S. York Ely Pierce Lester Bishop Frank Kennedy Jerome Kennedy Mr. John Jamerson Willie John Jane Pierce Mrs. Guy Miller Lewis T. Jamesson Deforest Snow Jessee Turkey & Wife Mrs. Cornelius Seneca Mrs. S.C. Lay Sr. Wm. Nephew Thomas Eels Hattie Jonathen Emily Carry Harry Logan Chancy Johny John Newton Kennedy Theodore Jamison Julia Tallchief Collections made Jan. 29, 1898, from people by A. Bluesky. Jan. 31, 1898, Pine Woods People by C. Tallchief Jan. 31, 1898, Collected from Newtown people by J Kennedy Feb. 2, 1898, collected from the across the creek people by N.C.P Feb. 2, 1898, Emily Tallchief. Feb. 7, 1898, from Irving People by Jerome. Sept. 15, 1888, Miss Tyrrell came, she is to board with us for $2. $2.50 per week. Sept. 17, 1888, Miss Tyrrell, commenced to teach in school dist. No. 3. Oct. 8, 1888, Miss Tyrrell, went home, she stopped teaching school on Account of smallpox, she taught three weeks. NAMES April 16, 1894, Sylvester Cooper. April 23, 1894, Eliza Stevens. June 13, 1894, Sylvester Lay. June 14, 1894 Newton Pierce. August 10, 1894. John Jimerson. August 10, 1898 Ralph Evens, Jhney Steeproe or Stuproe. Expenses for Moses Shongo to go to Tonawanda Jan. 1898 Jan. 1898, H.J. Merrill, N. Kennedy. July 3, 1899, Jon snow, Burzenberg or Bursenberg, Bobby Pierce. Sept. 4, 1894, Cattaraugus Reservation, I paid to John Kammerer. Dec. 14, 1900, Paid to Frank Kammerer. Sept.6, 1895, loaned Thomas Pierce..Sept. 28, paid LaGayette Green, paid H. Halftown. May 15, 1892, Left colt in pasture, Sylvester cooper. 1883, John Trapp top of page, George Hammond, Paid Nov. 30, 1896. April 1, 1883, H.l. Bennett, agreed to work for six months for $100. 1894, Mary Eunice Skye, on top of page, 37. April 15, 1883, Wm. Hency Skinkle, top of page 39. 1887, Name on top of page, Michael Moll… 1889, Doug Lay, Leroy Snyder, Charlie Taylor, Frank Seneca, Ike Seneca, John Jimmerson. Newhall 1883 painter Brant Center Oct. 1883. Hean Bennett, Sept. 1883. Steven Gordon, Aug. 1883. J. Willis. Frank Kennedy 1886. Douck Lay, agreed to work for $25 a month. May 19, 1883 paid N.H. Parker. Wm. Champlin, Dec. 18, 1885. A. dimon store in Brant 1886. Old Snyder, June 21, 1884. Old Snyder, June 21, 1884. Jakie Snyder, Nov. 1885. A.B. wood, Thomas Kennedy, Ralph Evans, George Lehley, John Tapp Jacob Schneider, April 1887. Noah Twoguns, May 10, 1890. Ernest Fietz, April 18, 1890. Albert Orton, May 8, 1891. John Kammerer, Sept. 27, 1890 or 1891. Peter Shongo's expenses to Salmanca, on our case. Maybe 1892. U. Ansely Marshall C. Tallchief, Oct. 15, Prob. 1891. Andrew John, going to Allegany, Nov. 9, 1897. A. John, going to Washington, Dec. 6, 1897. Fred Kennedy & Gala Parker among workers for bridge, Jan. 17, 1901. Ely Pierce, Fred Kennedy, billy Wilson, Jan. 17, 1901. Percy Lay, worked July 29, 1903. Alexander, John, Sarah William, Jane Pierce, Charlie Crawford, July 1, 16, 18, 1903 (also John Lay, Isaac Seneca, & Guy Milley, July 29) Wm. Parker, Aug. 13; Pete Pierce, Oct. 1, Widow Jabez Jones Oct. 1. Widow King Tallchief Oct. 2; Charles Williams, Nov. 1903 Crissey Williams was paid Jan. 9, 1904. Jerome Kennedy, worked all day April 19, 1904. Rushel Brentup, prob. Russell Trentup, worked July 13, 1904. Angus Hene Bennett, July 4, 1904. George Lehley, bought oil March 1905. Milt Clark, June 4, 1906. May 22, 1898; Ira Pierce; June 15, Oran Jemerson; 18th Sherman Parker; 25th George Willson; July 4, Chester Tallchief; 14th Oliver Silver, 11th George Hammond. J. Beuzenberg, Aug. 8, 1899. Chris Williams, April 28, 1908; Job King, June 15, Prob. 1908. David Brooks, Jan. 31, 1944, Chauncey Green, June 11, 1944. Martin Kroll, paid April 1, 1915; Jacob Beuzenberg, April 30, 1915. Nick Parker, April 6, 1916. Newton Bennetts, April 12; account of Sarah Armstrong, April 26, Asher Hare, May 30, Elmer Armstrong, June1, Nick Parker, June 8, Catherine Seneca, June 9, Chanuncy Green, David George, June 25, Lucinda Lay, July 5, Russell Printup, July 8, Ely Pierce, July 8, Eddy Poodrey, July 18, Gas Crouse, Willet Jimerson, Aug. 16, 1912 farmwork. Abe Simon's store, sept. 23, 1883. Jewis Bennett, came to work Nov. 3, 1882, George Lehley, I paid prob. Jan. 5. Mike Mall & George Walter, bought a calf each May & June prob. 1883. Bought a colt of Ralph Shaw, Feb. 3, 1887. Bought colt from Philip Pierce, March 27, 1882. James Wilber, work Sept. 17, 1881. Farm work, June 16, 1897, Billy Wilson; 21st, H.L. Bennett; 24h Doug Lay; 29th Jerome Kennedy; July 15th Wm. Jones, 19th, C. Seneca; 22nd Tracy; Aug. 2nd, Avery Logan & Eli Jemison; Aug. 3rd, Archie White & J. Jemison Billy Wilson, April 9, 1901 - widow Wm. Wilson, June 21; Aug. 19th, Old John Winter. Fred Beuzenberg, May 13-17, 1905; Earnest Spring, May 20, 1895, paid. Victor Seneca, May 24, 1895; John Jemison, May 31, Lafatte Lafayette, May 31, Ira Pierce, June 1, Victor Seneca, June 16; Alex John, June 24, (July 9, Newton Pierce); Chester Tallchief, July 29, Dana Pierce, July 29, 1895. Crawford Obail, July 4 (prob. 1894) Andrew John, July 5; Sylvester Lay, July 15; Mary Kennedy, July 16; John Kennedy, July 16, Mat Pierce, July 31, Charles Doctor, Aug. 1, Jon Steeprock, Aug. 5 (prob 1894) Hacked on, Aug. 26, 1895, Wm. Chamberlain, Aug. 27. Widow Jones, Peter Pierce, Guy Miller & Elmer Armstrong, June 6, 10, 12,1903. Held a meeting at N.H. Parker's shop Jan. 22, 1885, appointed Thomas Kennedy for Treasurer, P.F. Pierce a motion to have a contribution of $2.00 a piece. Names that were present P.J. Pierce Willie Parker N.H. Parker Wallack Scott Lester Bishop Doug Lay George Wilson Moses Stevenson C.S. York Charley Dennis Thomas Kennedy Jack Logan Fred S. Parker John Kennedy Thomas Jemerson John C. Lay Steeprock Kennedy. April 9, 1883, Mr. Cawkins, was sawing lumber. March 21, Asher Hare, March 28, f. Kennedy, 28th C.C. Lay ADDRESSES Sun. April 25, 1885 March 1885 McRay Skye S. Williams 5th St. 307 West 27 St. Lackawanna, NY New York Dec. 14, 1886 & 1886 E. & M.E. Brown (maybe he owned store) Warren G. Smith Versailles Puyallup Washington Catt. Co. N.Y. Route 1 Box 412 Jan. 5, 1880 Aug. 8, 1885 or 86 David George John Martin H.E. Bill 15, Peter Flance Canaseraga, Alleg. Co, N.Y> 14, Wilson Wheeler 22, John Trapp & F. Sprage (these bought flowers) April 18, 1890, Earnest Fietz. Aug. 30, (prob. 1884) A.S. Logan & Jackson Cemfield, Wm. John. Harrison Halftown, traveling expenses for the above men to Carrolton & Salamanca, by order of President. Aug. 29, Committee on……Andrew Fox, Hirom Dennis, Samuel Jemison & David Patterson at James Crawfords. Oct. 10, paid F. Gangs. Avery Jemison, taken to Hospital, Dec. 15, 1944 (sugar diabetes). Sherman Parker, taken to Goawanda State Hosp. Jan. 30, 1908. Drove to Syracuse after Winnie Gordon, arrived at Uly or Udy Pierce's at 2:40. Oct. 21, 1930.
Wills Recorded in Kennedy’s Journal
(Maybe all Wills) found on bottom of page 35, name on top of page is Henan
Bennett, Sept. 1883. 1. Two Medals 2. T.J.'s will. (Thos. L. Ogden & Joseph Fellows) 3. to Thomas Jemison - died or dead 4. Cornelius Seneca and Alice Parker 5. (looks like Proving) the will of Thos. Jemison 6. Joshua Williams to Eunice Stevenson 7. John Kennedy to Joshua Williams 8. Ruth Jemison two papers 9. Moses Stevenson to Thos. Sarah & Ulysses Kennedy 10. (looks like Buenss Pierce) to Ulysses Kennedy