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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
596 1836 10 25 47 MORAVIAN ZONE TOWNSHIP KENT (HEAD, SIR FRANCIS BOND, LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR)--BY MORAVIAN INDIANS. PART OF ZONE TOWNSHIP, KENT COUNTY 115 I
876 1836 10 25 47 MORAVIAN OR DELAWARE ZONE TOWNSHIP KENT COUNTY PART OF ZONE TOWNSHIP, KENT COUNTY 115 I
1424 1836 10 25 47 MORAVIAN ZONE TOWNSHIP KENT COUNTY BY MORAVIAN INDIANS. PART OF TOWNSHIP 115 I
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No. 47.


Upper Canada.


We, the undersigned Chiefs and others of the Moravian Tribe of Indians occupying lands on the River Thames, in the Province of Upper Canada, having had three several Councils at which we have considered the subject of giving up to our Great Father the King all our interest in the lands occupied by us on the north side of the said River Thames, do now voluntarily propose to relinquish and give up the same to our Great Father the King in consideration of his paying to us an annuity of six hundred dollars every year on the first day of April, and also a reasonable compensation in money to such of our Tribe as have made improvements on our said lands, such compensation to be paid as soon as the value of such improvements are ascertained, and in order to testify our consent to this proposal we do hereby affix our respective marks this twenty-fifth day of October, in the year 1836.


Witness present:


J.B. Clench

Supt. Indian Affacrs,

Nathan Cornwall,

Erasmus Brereton,

David Sherman,

C. Arnold,

James Read,

Jno. Van Allen.

Tobias (Chief)

John Peter’s (Chief)

John Henry’s

Job Samuel’s

Edward’s

Gideon’s

Godfrey Whiteye’s

Elisha Kinquopot’s

Henry’s (Chief)

Daniel’s

Tobias’s (2nd)

Noah Whiteye’s

Bill Willson’s

Hubbill’s

James Armstrong’s

Samuel Peter’s

Joseph Henry’s

Leno’s

Adam’s

David’s

Cranberrymarsh’s

John’s

Job Samuel’s

Yeftoo’s

John Willson’s

Frederick’s

F. B. Head,

Lieut. Governor.


A survey and estimate of the improvements on the north side of the River Thames on the Moravian Grant :—

Names. Acres Roods. Rods. £ s. d.
Frederick Samuel, one dwelling house and barn 14 0 0 50 0 0
Job Nathan, one house .. .. .. 6 5 0
Philip Jacobs, frame house and log barn 5 1 0 37 10 0
Joab Samuel 5 0 0 10 0 0
Tobias 0 3 24 1 16 0
Godfrey Whiteye’s wife 1 2 0 3 0 0
Jesse Williams 0 2 0 1 0 0
Phillipine 2 2 1 5 0 3
Elisa 1 0 1 2 0 3
Sophia Whiteyes 8 1 1 16 10 3
Jurteene 0 3 2 1 10 6
Louisa 3 0 2 6 0 6
Barbary 1 0 0 2 0 0
Anna Marah 1 2 3 3 0 9
Joel 1 0 0 2 0 0
John Wisner 0 2 1 1 0 3
Jacob Pheasant 2 0 3 4 0 9
William Bob 0 2 0 1 0 0
Amos Timothy 0 1 2 0 10 6
Salome 3 0 3 6 0 9
Susannah 2 0 0 4 0 0
John Peter's wife 1 0 0 2 0 0
Henrietta 3 0 3 6 0 9
Agness 4 0 0 8 0 0
Daniel Locus 2 3 1 5 10 3
Lucia 4 2 1 9 0 3
Christiana Jacobs 6 2 3 13 0 9
Edward Whiteyes 1 0 3 2 0 9
Susannah 1 1 1 2 10 3
Anthony Russett 7 0 2 14 0 6
John Peters 4 1 4 8 11 0
John Adams 1 3 28 3 16 10
John Caleph 3 0 0 6 0 0
Anna Johannah 1 2 0 3 0 0
James Armstrong 6 1 8 12 12 0
Moses 4 3 28 9 17 0
Allan Hendrake 1 2 3 3 0 9
Henry Mingo 8 0 0 16 0 0
Thomas 2 0 0 4 0 0
Currency £293 6 10


The above appraisement made by George P. Kirby, Esquire, and Christopher Arnold, Esquire, and John Williams and David Sherman.


Nathan Cornwall.


Sent see receipt of the Moravian Chiefs for the amount of this account the 16th August, 1837, to A. C. G. Foote.

S. P. Jarvis.


Personally appeared before me Nathan Cornwall, Esquire, on of His Majesty’s  Justices of the Peace for the Western District, and maketh oath that they believe the foregoing appraisement to be just and correct, according to the best of their knowledge and belief.

Sworn and subscribed before me this 15th day of July, 1837

Nathan Cornwall,

J. P., W.D.


George P. Kirby,

Christopher Arnold.

John Williams,

David Sherman.

  1. Canada Department of Indian Affairs. Indian Treaties and Surrenders, from 1680-1890. Ottawa: S.E. Dawson printer to the King’s most excellent majesty, 1905.