Surname: Jaquette

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Oneida Indian Chiefs and Leaders

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Peter Otsiquette An Oneida chief who signed the treaty of 1788. He was a well educated man and had visited Lafayette in France, but returned to savage life. He was a member of the delegation of chiefs to Philadelphia in 1792, where he died and was buried with military honors. He is also called Peter Otzagert and Peter Jaquette. Elkanah Watson described him at the treaty of 1788. Peter Otsiequette, perhaps the same Indian, witnessed the Onondaga treaty of 1790. (w. 51. B.) Oneyana Alias Beech Tree. An Oneida Chief at the treaty of 1788, and called Peter Oneyana at the treaty of 1785. In 1792 Beech Tree was the principal chief and quite influential, witnessing the Cayuga treats’ of 1789 and the Onondaga treaty of 1790, and signing the letters of 1786 and 1787. As Onyanta, or Beech Tree, he signed Col. Harper’s deed. He probably died before 1795. Scarouady Scarouady (Skaron’ hiă’dǐ`, ‘on the other side of the sky.’—Hewitt).. An Oneida chief, sometimes called Half-King, who came into prominence about the middle of the 18th century. He was known among the Delawares as Monacatuatha, or Monakaduto. He is mentioned as early as 1748, and in 1753 was present at the Carlisle treaty. The following year he succeeded Half-King Scruniyatha in the direction of affairs at Aughwick,...

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