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Delaware Ceremony, 1762

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now “I was present in the year 1762, at the funeral of a woman of the highest rank and respectability, the wife of the valiant Delaware chief Shingask; . . . all the honours were paid to her at her interment that are usual on such occasions. . . . At the moment that she died, her death was announced through the village by women especially appointed for that purpose, who went through the streets crying, ‘She is no more! She is no more!’ The place on a sudden exhibited a scene of universal mourning; cries and lamentations were heard from all quarters.” The following day the body was placed in a coffin which had been made by a carpenter employed by the Indian trader. The remains had been ” dressed and painted in the most superb Indian style. Her garments, all new, were set off with rows of silver broaches, one row joining the other. Over the sleeves of her new ruffled shirt were broad silver arm spangles from her shoulder down to her wrist, on which were bands, forming a kind of mittens, worked together of wampum, in the same manner as the belts which they use when they deliver speeches. Her long plaited hair was confined by broad bands of silver, one band joining...

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Treaty of October 26, 1832

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Articles of a treaty made and entered into at Castor Hill, in the county of St. Louis, in the State of Missouri, this twenty-sixth day of October, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, between William Clark, Frank J. Allen and Nathan Kouns, Commissioners on the part of the United States, of the one part, and the Chiefs, Warriors and Counselors of the Shawnoes and Delawares, late of Cape Girardeau, in behalf of their respective bands, of the other part. Whereas parts of the Shawanoe and Delaware nations of Indians, did settle on lands near the town of Cape Girardeau, under a permission from the Spanish Government given to said Shawanoes and Delawares by the Baron de Carondelet, dated the fourth day of January one thousand seven hundred and ninety three, on which lands the Delawares resided until the year one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, at which period, from various causes, it became necessary for them to remove, leaving their fields and improvements: And whereas, lands have been assigned to the said Tribes by Treaties, viz: with the Shawanoes of the seventh November one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, and with the Delawares of the twenty-fourth September one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine, in which last named Treaty no compensation was made to the Delawares late...

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Agreement of December 14, 1843

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Agreement between the Delaware and Wyandot nations of Indians, concluded on the 14th day of December, 1843. Whereas from a long and intimate acquaintance, and the ardent friendship which has for a great many years existed between the Delawares and Wyandots, and from a mutual desire that the same feeling shall continue and be more strengthened by becoming near neighbors to each other; therefore the said parties, the Delawares on one side, and the Wyandots on the other, in full council assembled, have agreed, and do agree, to the following stipulations, to wit:— Article 1. The Delaware nation of Indians, residing between the Missouri and Kansas rivers, being very anxious to have their uncles, the Wyandots, to settle and reside near them, do hereby donate, grant and quitclaim forever, to the Wyandot nation, three sections of land, containing six hundred and forty acres each, lying and being situated at the point of the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Article 2. The Delaware chiefs, for themselves, and by the unanimous consent of their people; do hereby cede, grant, quitclaim to the Wyandot nation and their heirs forever, thirty-six sections of land, each containing six hundred and forty acres, situated between the aforesaid Missouri and Kansas rivers, and adjoining on the west the aforesaid three donated...

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Township 20-28 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 20 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian Card No Register No. Section Surname Given Name Middle Acres Delaware 325 472 Section 25 Bullette George 270.00 Delaware 325 472 Section 36 410.00 Township 22 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 137 829 Section 13 Washington William 60.00 Delaware 137 829 Section 13 Washington William 30.00 Township 24 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 96 398 Section 25 McEwin William 120.00 Delaware 96 398 Section 36 McEwin William 80.00 Township 25 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 79 100 Section 14 Bronson Julia 80.00 Delaware 80 40 Section 36 Patiacow 130.00 Township 26 North, Range 12 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 125 406 Section 1...

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Township 22-27 North, Range 16 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 22 North, Range 16 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 323 375 Section 5 Lane Lucinda E. 39.96 Delaware 319 902 Section 28 Bullette John 80.00 Delaware 319 902 Section 29 Bullette John 60.00 Delaware 319 902 Section 32 Bullette John 185.00 Delaware 319 902 Section 33 Bullette John 450.00 Township 23 North, Range 16 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 261 205 Section 6 Smith William C. 418.41 Delaware 261 205 Section 7 Smith William C. 159.73 Delaware 261 205 Section 8 Smith William C. 106.35 Delaware 323 375 Section 28 Lane Lucinda E. 160.00 Delaware 323 375 Section 29 Lane Lucinda E. 350.00 Delaware 323 375 Section 32 Lane Lucinda E. 350.00 Township 24 North, Range 16...

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Township 24-27 North, Range 17 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 24 North, Range 17 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 329 927 Section 6 Campbell Emma J. 20.81 Delaware 325 472 Section 8 Bullette George 100.00 Delaware 325 472 Section 9 Bullette George 150.00 Delaware 340 520 Section 15 Wilson Joshua 70.00 Delaware 339 357 Section 15 Parker Mary 60.00 Delaware 340 520 Section 16 Wilson Joshua 220.00 Delaware 339 357 Section 16 Parker Mary 260.00 Delaware 340 520 Section 17 Wilson Joshua 80.00 Delaware 340 520 Section 17 Everett Calvin 250.00 Delaware 326 313 Section 17 Parker Mary 10.00 Delaware 326 313 Section 18 Everett Calvin 20.00 Delaware 105 974 Section 18 Adams Horace M. 225.94 Delaware 339 357 Section 21 Parker Mary 150.00 Delaware 105...

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Miscellaneous Townships and Ranges

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 15 North, Range 19 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 104 973 Section 1 Adams Richard C. 30.00 Township 16 North, Range 19 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 104 973 Section 36 Adams Richard C. 150.00 Township 25 North, Range 19 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 62 481 Section 32 Secondine John 320.00 Township 28 North, Range 19 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 72 427 Section 1 Wolfe Henry 190.00 Delaware 64 426 Section 1 Anderson Rachel 60.00 Delaware 64 426 Section 2 Anderson Rachel 40.00 Delaware 72 427 Section 2 Wolfe Henry 140.00 Delaware 72 427 Section 3 Wolfe Henry 247.34 Delaware 64 426 Section 11 Anderson Rachel 120.00 Delaware 64 426 Section 12 Anderson Rachel 120.00 Township 29...

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Land selected and occupied by deceased registered Delaware and now in possession of their descendant

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now December 31, 1903 The following described land of the Cherokee Nation is hereby segregated as the Delaware segregation of said nation, in accordance with section 23 of the Cherokee agreement (Public—No. 241), approved by the President July 1, 1902, and ratified by the Cherokee Nation August 7, 1902; and this list is in substitution or amendment of any other list or lists which have heretofore been considered by the Commission in connection with said Delaware segregation. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, put OS (Old Settler or Old Series) in front of the number and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. No Register No. Surname Given Name Middle Name Total Acres 1 486 Anderson John 160.00 2 651 Collup pe now 160.00 3 377 Wen ge pah ke coho 160.00 4 342 Ketchum 155.90 5 624 Day James 160.00 6 893 Miller Lillie 160.00 7 748 Love Solomon 160.00 8 651 Sarocoxie Elizabeth 160.00 9 779 Secondine Thomas 10.00 10 238 Big John James 160.00 11 92 White Eugene 160.00 12 971 Adams William 164.34 13 173 Arnold Betsy 140.00 14 407 Armstrong Lillie A. 148.38 15 57 Kat pick see 160.00 16 586 Worrell Matilda 160.00 17 239 Wilson Mrs. 160.00...

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Individual Delaware Holdings

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit E The following described land in the list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logan, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. Individual Holdings Surname Given Name Middle Card Number Register No. Acres Adams Horace M Delaware 105 974 2,783.70 Adams Richard C. Delaware 104 973 1,066.25 Anderson Daniel Delaware 171 470 430.00 Anderson Rachel Delaware 64 426 340.00 Armstrong Albert F. Delaware 277 876 140.00 Armstrong Arthur Delaware 76 10 390.00 Armstrong Henry Delaware 301 874 690.00 Armstrong Mary E. Delaware 102 404 535.54 Armstrong Solomon F. Delaware 270 602 50.05 Arnold Harry Delaware 138 151 140.00 Bascomb Mary Delaware 135 677 180.00 Beaver Eliza Delaware 148 480 90.00 Beaver Elizabeth Delaware 247 821 390.00 Benzion Mary C. Delaware 308 601 920.00 Bixler Amanda Delaware 167 525 670.00 Black Alexander Delaware 108 231 390.00 Bratcher Carrie Delaware 304 213 30.00 Britton Minnie Mrs. Delaware 196 218 243.30 Bronson Julia Delaware 79 100 220.00 Brown John Delaware 162 523 560.00...

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Land in Adams and Logon list which has been claimed by Cherokee Citizens of Delaware blood

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit C Land in Adams and Logon list which has been claimed by Cherokee Citizens of Delaware blood, claiming under their Cherokee right as shown by attempts to file thereon. Where same land is claimed by two applicants, only the original claim is shown NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. No. DelawareCard No. Register No Surname Given Name Middle Name Total Acres 1 345 None Shaw James 60.00 2 95 None Sarcoxie Roy L. 80.00 3 78 None Lenowisha Lizzie 79.22 4 134 None Longbone Silas 49.65 5 134 None Longbone Roy 60.00 6 134 None Longbone Jesse 49.77 7 78 722 Wilson Mary 80.00 8 78 None Wilson Minnie 60.00 9 78 None Wilson Charles 60.00 10 78 None Wilson Lillie 40.00 11 366 None Powell Joseph 30.00 12 177 None Jackson James 79.91 13 88 None Rogers Eliza J. 10.00 14 88 None Rogers Lillie 80.00 15 88 None Rogers Arthur M. 81.28 16 115 None Knipe Nellie 90.00 17 115 None Knipe Lila 60.00 18 73 None Johnstone Nellie V. 68.83 19 182 None McNair Annie (nee Spybuck)...

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Township 20-28 North, Range 13 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 20 North, Range 13 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 319 902 Section 27 Bullette John 90.00 Delaware 325 472 Section 30 Bullette George 141.68 Delaware 325 472 Section 31 Bullette George 53.04 Delaware 319 902 Section 34 Bullette John 60.00 Township 21 North, Range 13 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 182 882 Section 19 Spybuck Mary 179.80 Township 22 North, Range 13 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 137 829 Section 18 Washington William 127.00 Delaware 137 829 Section 19 Washington William 72.28 Township 24 North, Range 13 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 91 126 Section 16 Caesar Nancy 600.00 Delaware 47 47 Section 28 White Mary 80.00 Delaware 96 398 Section 30 McEwin William 66.97 Township 25 North, Range...

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Township 22-29 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 22 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 319 902 Section 20 Bullette John 80.00 Delaware 319 902 Section 21 Bullette John 80.00 Township 23 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 104 973 Section 13 Adams Richard C. 70.00 Delaware 104 973 Section 24 Adams Richard C. 80.00 Township 24 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 105 974 Section 11 Adams Horace M. 130.00 Delaware 105 974 Section 12 Adams Horace M. 320.00 Delaware 294 879 Section 12 Smith George F. 60.00 Township 25 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 171 470 Section 7 Anderson Daniel 200.00 Delaware 171 470 Section 8 Anderson Daniel 230.00 Delaware 310 896 Section 29 Secondine Simon...

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Township 23-28 North, Range 15 East, Indian Meridian

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit D The list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, December 16, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney for the Delaware Indians, is found as indicated below, from the Commission’s records, to be claimed and occupied by Delaware Citizens of the Cherokee Nation, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and to this land there has not appeared any adverse claimant. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 23 North, Range 15 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 104 973 Section 18 Adams Richard C. 162.09 Delaware 104 973 Section 18 Adams Richard C. 122.31 Township 25 North, Range 15 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 260 203 Section 7 Smith Sallie O. 60.00 Delaware 260 203 Section 8 Smith Sallie O. 160.00 Delaware 260 203 Section 17 Smith Sallie O. 80.00 Delaware 260 203 Section 18 Smith Sallie O. 60.00 Township 26 North, Range 15 East, Indian Meridian Delaware 310 896 Section 1 Secondine Simon 290.04 Delaware 270 602 Section 1 Armstrong Solomon F. 50.05 Delaware 308 601 Section 1 Bezion Mary C. 280.00 Delaware 294 879 Section 1 Smith George F. 20.07 Delaware 294 879...

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Land Amended January 23, 1903

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Exhibit B The following described land in the list of land filed with the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes December 10, 1902, and amended January 23, 1903, by Walter S. Logon, claiming to be the attorney of the Delaware Indians, is found, as indicated below, from the Commission’s records to be claimed or occupied by Cherokee citizens, as per Commission’s citizenship cards, and who are not Delaware, or listed as such upon citizenship cards of the Commission. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, you should take the the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Township 22 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Card No Section Surname Given Name Middle Acres Cher 4709 Section 6 Halsell Edward L. 481.78 Cher 4709 Section 7 Halsell Edward L. 130.44 Cher 560 Section 32 Edwards William S. 20.00 Township 23 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Cher 4872 Section 4 Roscopf James 20.00 Cher 9634 Section 34 Scidmore Otis S. 30.00 Cher 6542 Section 35 Powell Frank 90.00 Cher 6542 Section 35 Powell Frank 220.00 Township 25 North, Range 14 East, Indian Meridian Cher 9593 Section 8 Greenwood John P. 160.00 Cher 3821 Section 16 Bluejacket William F. 80.00 Cher 4572 Section 16 Wallace William B. 90.00 Cher 9755...

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Allotment of Lands to Delaware Indians

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now December 31, 1903 The following described land of the Cherokee Nation is hereby segregated as the Delaware segregation of said nation, in accordance with section 23 of the Cherokee agreement (Public—No. 241), approved by the President July 1, 1902, and ratified by the Cherokee Nation August 7, 1902; and this list is in substitution or amendment of any other list or lists which have heretofore been considered by the Commission in connection with said Delaware segregation. Lead selected and occupied by living registered Delaware. NOTE: After you find your ancestor listed on this page, make a note of the Card Number, and go to the Final Roll Database and search there. Put OS (Old Settler or Old Series) in front of the Card Number and search. No. Card No. Register No Surname Given Name Middle Name Total Acres 1 105 974 Adams, Horace M. 160.00 2 101 975 Adams, Richard C. 156.85 3 140 720 Ager, Mary 160.00 4 218 416 Allen, Mary 160.00 5 171 470 Anderson, Daniel 160.00 6 64  426 Anderson, Rachel 160.00 7 277 876  Armstrong, Albert F. 160.00 8 301 929   Armstrong, Annie E. 157.00 9 76 10 Armstrong, Arthur 160.00 10 158 408 Armstrong, Catherine A. 60.00 11 301 874 Armstrong, Henry 160.00 12 102 404 Armstrong, Mary E. 158.52...

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