Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio

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Date October 20, 1789
Author Name Reverend Samuel Kirkland (primary)
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Summary Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
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Related Persons/Groups Seneca; Onondagoes; Taddighuorns; Cayuga; Delaware; Tuscarora; Large Plover Tribe; Deer Tribe; Dear Tribe; Wolf Tribe; Bear Tribe; Hawk Tribe; Beaver Tribe; Eagle Tribe; Turtle Tribe; Onayeiwas, or at a loss for a hat; Geskaga (Billy), i.e. a worm; Awkawmalomen, side of a fish; Lawpe, hanging thing; Chunkhawmus, give a little; Keyockhaw, hummingbird; Mohcotales, a young fawn; Tawnawish, split of water; Karaghyaghgae, sky; Skawcoghagh, a turkey & her brood; Ofscrighgoe, Big Knife; Hawenah, low voice; Toroghscetsughgwaw, kick each; Tewash, branch of feathers; Kighsheonice, under the bushes; Hogex, cut asunder; Toghstatnut, stooping; Unegahta, passing; Onightoke, bad back; Tusarogh, Tuaway; Toaguaway; Kannayonta; Kongaghgueway; Tuarah; Kanatwoney; Kanaweyat; Onarway; Toranawhoe; Torahaghga; Towasso; Houkowink; Honnotugos; Towagonie; Towasseruh; Tohauow; Tonchie; Tonnerasseras; Goragayon; Sowaross; Kannonawhey; Hannasafse; Karawonere; Towsoughha; Onoyegeneon, murdering; Ontehoghkau, old town; Haykawyenon, treading on a mountain; Mohlonguts; Yenyahhiya, no heart; Kanforeckt; Kanokawney, no wish; Nehgucsat, a ball; Kecst, a ladle; Nantgawhlawle, stingy; Oghcame, Fat man; Taghtole, hiding; Chaghkawise, large branch; Sahgawbawses, hanging leaves; Wonyenta, would to know; Poghgowachk, spitting at sun; Ohyugwation, nuts falling; Suguwatha, waking a person; Kanondayen, old town; Pagenuithaw, blown down; Highyesen, destroying an infant; Onughshathau, staking house; Pawgenshawga, two faces; Pewahtaugwwack, bitter; Poghewandos, vacant place; Kuhlahhon, steep; Wonashusen, moving house; Waudeskon, travels without food; Sugentes, long quarter; Ongengowack; Konnehegayon, old seed corn; Onragee, black hat; Paghgreahgron, broken axe; Pondahanie, painting his head; Kawshawnegon, two draw bands; Owhson, red squirrel; Shatak, seven; Shawgonteyaik, stepping aside of road; Powanagon, cross words; Keyandatehah, wood leaving; Oheyauwannew, large sky; Guahheya, striking; Kanyatate, smooth lake; Joawesee; Ojehquiewa-Ojoughgwayshee, at a loss or a knot a tree; Geahnonwe, wet fish; Sawwahtes, empty; Ontieya, across a lake; Keyontongwas, loosening sticks; Kahicktoton, a pricking thorn; Tehonwaghskweaghte, a fall a trap; Geongwan, look again; Kanadaghton, standing by a town; Guenyenton, in a sky; Haahgwadshon, beaming sun; Oneyawegat, standing stone; Ogageghte, fish carrier; Kenyugeeti, scraping sky; Konoghqui, taking a canoe; Shewtawish, run through a foot; Ohowheyon, something handsome; Tuongongon, entering a sky; Geyengwlatee, open fence; Gasteachgron, has rained; Otagron, get out of way; Tontonteyakton, cutting a tree; Teesonkie; Kientwaga, large wood; Sawgongoonie, large forehead; Syawtegeghte, carrying; Oneshuathow, strong house; Geshenetolah; Oyendagehon; Kanawgahau, a kettle sticking up; Poghgoyan, Flags; Pogkweno, canoe resting; Keyontenon, scraping; Shanawate, across the swamp; Aghkiwakonte, going to war; Owaihgwadich, hot bread; Sagondon, carrying a town; Sonwais, Tall vine; Sowondonan; Gieshota, sticking up a paddle; Kaondowancee, Big tree; onayewahgon, hold just the hat; Owesass, striking a thicket; Keyadeyoste, a handsome body; Tiguwas, splitting a sky; Kowahnawane, loud noise; Tondowkay, visible; Kanonwisa, striking two stones together; Shewahdongwaw, setting a spear aside; Oshenawhau, legs stick fast; Tonightee, shaddow; Ottotagehan, drawn up; Oghneyan, entering a fort; Olawge, post; Tawnyawyon, canoes laying up; Sonontowei, a large comb; Gahighque, sunfish; Gahsteewenie, bean pods falling; Highyatagen; Onawenton, going up stream; Sowayes, tall pine; Kanistoton, standing boards; Kendadish, tree; Wawneyonton, throwing away a heart; Kocksien, kisses the bowl; Onighsusie, here it is; Kayengowak, striking thro' a sun; Kawnesute, made up; Aatanie, climbing up; Eniguayesta, handsome ground; Taganyatagh, or striking sky; Atahgenyatah, a rash speaking person; Onongagucaya, old horn; Kawnchtehaw, anything laying up; Keghydugo, pully news; Cannonowentah, pulling skins; Tegenyonton; Sawtonwe; Soingawas, long snowshoe; Tekendeyackhin, a cat; Konondonwahhin, entering a town; Onegee, long arrow; Ongwassan, twenty wampum; Ganoushgwan, take a prisoner; Ahlicehton, a tree; Gaghsweaghtawniyon, a belt hanging; Kawnadagonwen; Gaghyegaway, clear sky; Towandasee; Aghyentegas, cutting wood; Soweak, duck; Skowonwee, 21 canoes; Heghyut, standing tree; Sawybewongwas, superior; Ongwesatgetawt, carrying a person; Kendashowee, a large tail; Kaghwadagon, red sun; Teegawassan, 20 springs in year; Awwenston, one language; Tuskawwau, a thicket; Otgwensowa, bloody; Skyyanonnagon, a fisher; skendyoughgwatte, a party standing before him; Gegwadagen, burning wine; Satowano, stream water; Kaghweante, or Sun Set; Saghsawah, or colouring tool; Alayashunie, or loading himself; Swentes, or Long legs; Olaghheyon, or Running; Gaghkoushawtahton, or a head with two faces; Tekehonwasson, or twenty canoes; Onondosane, or frightened at a town; Onongatagon, or burning kettle; Kawhonsais, or Drummer; Oghtewen, or splitting; Teneehqua, or spreading; Kownahonte, or splicing arrows; Keyonawigh, stricking the Sky; Turtte Tribe; Kawnondenton, or Hemlock spread; Ahnehshingwas, or a rising note; Tagenjatagh or Stricky of sky; Kaenya, or Falling Sky; Kaknaguengu, or corn Husks; Senongeyus, or Longhorn; Kauwenonnowah, or a rash speaking person; Onongagateya or Old Horn; Ohneshowah, or Silver moon; Kiewathah, or Disturbing a Person; Talongongulha, or Creeping thro' the ground; Kaghquatagone, or moving Sun; Oghshitagon, or cut fort; Kawondonte; Kaghgwete, or Hot sun; Washkongwas; Kanadenton, or large arm; Kaugwashneyout, or hanging sun; Sowaynawah, or a big stick sticking up; Gaghkien, or sticking in a tooth; Keyaton, or a standing tree; men; women; boys; girls; children; ;
Related Places Buffalo Creek; Genassee; Kanawages; Old onanego; Geniato; Kadaraggerat; Ohio River; Grand River; ;
Keywords return; census; ;
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