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How do I find the parents of a grandfather b 1840 in Somerset Co NJ?

Question by Nelray

What tribes of Indians were in Somerset Co NJ in the 1830s -1850s? Does the name "Morning Star" mean anything & is there a way to trace that name to a Hall?

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on 2011-03-28 00:02:36

Nelray has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2011. is researching the following names: HALLVERDINHUFFCHAPMAN, HALLSWAITVIRDENFELTON, HALLVERDINCHAPMANHUFFFELT and 12 other(s).

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by mowsehowse on 2011-03-29 08:17:11

If you take a squint at this it might help?

< http://www.davidrumsey.com/maps3066.html >

by mowsehowse on 2011-03-29 08:26:44

Or maybe this one which is via CYNDI'S LIST

< http://www.hanksville.org/sand/contacts/tribal/states.php?whichstate=NJ&title=New Jersey >

by Nelray on 2011-04-05 22:36:34

Thank you. There were several tribes & some still in NJ.

by janilye on 2011-04-05 23:35:09

Here are two tribes that were in New Jersey. Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape, Powhatan Renape,
Dawes Commission Index, 1896

http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3075
Dawes Commission Index, 1898-1914

http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3118
Publications covering this period are also at the National Archives at the following URLs:

http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/heritage/native-american/#dawes

http://www.archives.gov/publications/genealogy/microfilm-catalogs.html#indian

http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/reference/native-americans.html

In addition to the Dawes Commission Indexes, the other principal resource for Native American research is the Guion-Miller Roll at the Archives. The following URL will provide further information:
http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/native-americans/index.html

by Nelray on 2011-04-06 06:52:46

Thank You!!!I will check these out.

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