Indians from New York: A Genealogy Reference, Volume 3


Indians from New York: A Genealogy Reference, Volume 3 - Toni Jollay Prevost. A variety of individuals, libraries, and museums interested in Native American genealogy will find this work informative. This book is the last of three volumes intended to be genealogical reference guides for those seeking to identify a name among the Indians who live in the state of New York. This volume contains information about the Cayuga, Munsee (Delaware), Mohawk, Onandaga, Oneida, Seneca, and Shinnecock/Montauk/Poosaptuck. Secondary alphabetical surname lists are included for related Indian groups in Canada, Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and Wisconsin. Topics in the volume include: basic Native American research sources; reservation and museum information; bibliography references; using the Persi File; using the Accelerated Indexing System; the New England Society; using the Family History Library; using the International Genealogy Index; emigration/immigration; and Seneca treaties. Also included are abstracts from: the 1886 Bureau of Indian Affairs censuses for all of the Six Nations Indian Reservations in New York; the 1900 U.S. Census for all of the residents of the Allegheny/Cattaragus, St. Regis, Tuscarora, and the Shinnecock/Montauk Reservations in New York; and the 1900 U.S. Census for the Quaker School for Indian Children in New York. Entries within the abstracts are arranged alphabetically. Toni Jollay Prevost received her accreditation as a Genealogy Researcher through Brigham Young University. She has also taught genealogy courses at Seminole and Daytona Beach Community Colleges in Florida. (1995), 2007, 8½x11, paper, index, 242 pp.

ISBN: 9780788403064