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Zaccheus Macy"s account of the Indians of Nantucket

Zaccheus Macy

Zaccheus Macy"s account of the Indians of Nantucket

three versions

by Zaccheus Macy

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Published by Nantucket Historical Association in Nantucket, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.),
  • Massachusetts,
  • Nantucket Island
    • Subjects:
    • Algonquian Indians -- History -- Sources.,
    • Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Island -- History -- Sources.,
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marie Sussek. Jonathan Micah"s inventory, 1764 / by Jamie Ranney, Tara Torcoletti. A Nantucket Indian writing / by Elizabeth A. Little. Nantucket Indian deeds, 1659-1684 / by Elizabeth A. Little ; Elizabeth A. Little, editor.
      SeriesNantucket Algonquian studies ;, no. 7, Nantucket Algonquian studies ;, #7.
      ContributionsSussek, Marie., Little, Elizabeth A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.M42 M33 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3887971M
      LC Control Number81216453

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Zaccheus Macy"s account of the Indians of Nantucket by Zaccheus Macy Download PDF EPUB FB2

3 The Writings of Nantucket Indians 4 Historic Indian Houses of Nantucket 5 Index to Mary Starbuck’s Account Book with the Indians 6 Essay on Nantucket Timber 7 Indian Documents Zaccheus Macy’s Account of the Indians of Nantucket: Three Versions; Jonathan Micah’s Inventory ; A Nantucket Indian Writing.

Indian Documents Zaccheus Macy’s Account of the Indians of Nantucket: Three Versions; Jonathan Micah’s Inventory ; A Nantucket Indian Writing; Nantucket Indian Deeds: ; The Indian Contribution to Along-Shore Whaling at Nantucket ; Indian Horse Commons at Nantucket Island, ; Whaling of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Greenland in the Early Eighteenth Century ; The Indian.

THE NANTUCKET INDIAN SICKNESS sickness for which the major symptoms were jaundice and a 75 to 95% mor­. tality rate (Gookin [] ; Cook ; Spiess and Spiess ). Observers reported that there were sometimes so many sick Indians that.

Zaccheus Macy, in his valuable letter to the Massachusetts Historical Society, dated October 2d, * mentions Wauwinet as living when the settlers arrived, but alludes to him as "the old Sachem." * Vide Macy s History of Nantucket.

Among the Indian tribes there were generally one or two Sachems who controlled all the others. Page 35 - We do by these presents, for us, our heirs, and successors, will and ordain, that the territories and colonies commonly called or known by the names of the colony of the Massachusetts Bay and colony of New Plymouth, the province of Main, the territory called Accada or Nova Scotia, and all that tract of land lying between the said territories of Nova Scotia and the said province of.

The History of Nantucket: Being a Compendious Account of the First Settlement of the Island by the English, Together with the Rise and Progress of the Whale Fishery, and Other Historical Facts Relative to Said Island and Its Inhabitants.

Obed Macy. Halliard, Gray, and Company, - Bookplates. At least four sheepskin bound. books of accounts between and in the manuscript collection of the Foulger Museum, Nantucket, provide first hand data about Nantucket Indian lifeways (Starbuck ; Macy ; Hussey ; Coffin ). From these account books we find 23 Indians who, soon after having earned sub.

Full text of "The history of Nantucket, being a compendious account of the first settlement of the island by the English, together with the rise and progress of the whale fishery; and other historical facts relative to said island and its inhibitants. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, A Makeup and Beauty Podcast by Erin Baynham Cubbie Correlation Elevate Christian Disability Trust Indian Raaga on Party Smoking Between the Cars.

Featured Full text of "The history of Nantucket [ed. by W. Coffin].". Zaccheus Macy, in his Zaccheus Macys account of the Indians of Nantucket book of Nantucket, 14 throws a little light on the subject of Indian deeds, where he says: "I have observed also, that some of our old deeds from the Indian sachems were examined by Peter Folger, and he would write something at the bottom of the deed and sign it, in addition to the signature of the justice; for he.

Little, a specialist in the native people of Nantucket, believed that the population of the island may have been inflated by the mid s by survivors from the mainland.

Zacheus Macy () was the great-grandson of Thomas Macy and Sarah Hopcott Macy, who came to Nantucket in texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow.

Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. The Macy family long remained in the Quaker faith.

Rowland H. Macy, founder of the New York department store and of this line was a Quaker still at that time. I will begin this history with Thomas Macy. I need only go two generations to tie into our line, but Starbuck's book contains several more generations for those that are interested.

Zaccheus Macys account of the Indians of Nantucket book The Nantucket Indians: Legends and accounts before Out of Print--Limited Availability. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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Nantucket Indian place names with possible meanings (Worth ). spellings and meanings given by Zaccheus Macy in (Macy ),because he was born on Nantucket in and could be account for the higher density of recorded Indian place names on the coast than inland.

The use of the credit system depended on the courts allowing the Indians to be sued for debt. Mary's book shows accounts for as many as Indians, who were primarily engaged in codfishing and fowling but were also performing routine manual labor, and later whaling.

In return for their efforts, they received necessary tools, cloth, and supplies. Page 69 - The last Will and Testament of John Macy of Sherborn in the County of Nantucket in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England yeoman, I the said John Macy being weak & low as to bodily Health, but of Sound Mind and Memory considering the uncertainty of my Life especially under my Weakness now do think fit to Dispose of my Worldly Estate in Manner following.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The history of Nantucket [ed. by W. Coffin]. by Obed Macy. Publication date Collection Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate Pages: Zaccheus Macy, Nantucket More Read more from How many Indians were on Nantucket when the first English settlers arrived in. The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation.

In Zaccheus Macy wrote that there were only sixteen Indian women and four men left on the island. Ina visitor wrote that the number was down to six women and two men.

Writing of his childhood, Jacob Barker, born inrecalled only three Indians—Peter Micah (also mentioned by Zaccheus Macy), Joshua Chegin (whom he called “Joshua Chicken”), and Sarah Tashama. across Nantucket had ended an ancient warfare between the Indians of the eastern end of the island and those of the western end before the European settlement in On the basis of county records, account books, and the earliest recording of legends, I propose that this tradition did in fact represent Indian politics on Nantucket in.

Page 45 - The Nantucket whalemen," says Franklin,* "biding extremely well acquainted with the Gulph Stream, its course, strength, and extent, by their constant practice of whaling on the edges of it, from their island quite down to the Bahamas, this draft of that stream was obtained of one of them.

Captain Folger, and caused to be engraved on the old chart in London for the benefit of. The use of the credit system depended on the courts allowing the Indians to be sued for debt. Mary’s book shows accounts for as many as Indians, who were primarily engaged in codfishing and fowling but were also performing routine manual labor, and later whaling.

In return for their efforts, they received necessary tools, cloth, and supplies. Page - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 It book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts m The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.

Nantucket’s historian of the s, bilingual in English and Wampanoag and a practitioner of Wampanoag herbal medicine, was Zaccheus Macy (–97). Macy wrote down much of what we know about the epidemic. Benjamin Franklin Folger, one of the well-known genealogists of Nantucket, has stated that early in Tristram Coffin went on a voyage of investigation, first to Martha's Vineyard, where he secured the services of Peter Folger as interpreter, thence to Nantucket, " his object being to ascertain the temper and disposition of the Indians and.

In June of that year, Macy, as well as 9th Great Grandfather Tristram Coffin and John Coleman had all traveled to the island where they witnessed the sale of the "plain at the West end of Nantucket" to Great Grandfather Thomas Mayhew by the Indian sachems Nickanoose and Nanahuma.

Then on July 2nd, Macy and Coffin negotiated the. The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

Scope of Project. To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Starbuck, Coffin, Gardner and related families, from earlier origins to near modern times. Overview. The Starbuck and Coffin families were a group of whalers operating out of Nantucket, Massachusetts from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.

Some members of the family gained wider exposure due to. Prehistory. he human history of that point of land called Quaise on the south side of the Great Harbor of Nantucket begins with what little is known about the Wampanoag Indians who lived there.

Tristram Coffin (or Coffyn) (c. – 2 October ) was an immigrant to Massachusetts from he led a group of investors that bought Nantucket from Thomas Mayhew for thirty pounds and two beaver hats.

He became a prominent citizen of the settlement. A great number of his descendants became prominent in North American society, and many were involved in the later Born: Tristram Coffyn, ca.Brixton, Devon. He was the first recorder appointed on the island, and a portion at least of the first Book of Records in the office at Nantucket was written by him.

He died Apaged seventy-four. His wife, Sarah (Hopcot) Macy, who came with him from Chilmark, survived him for nearly a quarter of a century. The history of Nantucket Island has too often been reduced to a collection of quaint legends and warmed-over whaling tales.

In contrast, Nathaniel Philbrick's Away off Shore focuses on the real people (great and obscure, famous and infamous) behind one of America's most extraordinary success stories: Nantucket, the tiny island that became the whaling capital of the world/5.

From all accounts, the winter of on Nantucket made Valley Forge look like a pleasant outing. The best illustration of what the war did is the fact that in the island population was 4, and ships were in service; by the end ol’ hostilities. 1, Nantucketers had.

Witnesses Thomas, John and Richard Macy. Negro servant Hagar to Daughter Mary Gardner, and after her to son John ; also great silver tankard. Pecuniary legacies to sons Nathaniel, John, Ebenezer and children of his deceased son Joseph.

Real estate on Nantucket and Tuckanuck to sons James, Jonathan and grandsons Zaccheus, Hezekiah and Micah. Peter Folger (–) was a poet and is more commonly known as the maternal Grandfather of Benjamin Franklin, and was instrumental in the colonization of Nantucket Island in the Massachusetts colony.

Peter Folger was born in Norfolk, England, son of John Folger, in Children: Patience Harker (Folger), Bethia Barnard, Abiah Franklin, Dorcas Pratt, Bathsheba Pope. Together with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget, it constitutes the Town of Nantucket, and the conterminous Nantucket County.

As of the census, the population Part of the town is designated the Nantucket CDP, or census-designated y: United States. A study of the account book, held in the NHA Research Center, introduces readers to Indian names, their businesses, and the economy of the island.

According to Elizabeth Little, “it is a treasure trove of data about Indian life on Nantucket covering the yearswhen the cod-fishing industry of Nantucket got under way, towhen most.

Thomas Macy was a merchant, planter, one of the select-men of the town, a juryman, and preacher of the Baptist faith. Massachusetts laws passed in and did not encourage freedom of worship. Because of these laws, Thomas Macy moved to Nantuckett where he "believed he could lead a more peaceful life".Children: Thomas Macy, III, John Macy, Bethiah Gardner, Francis Macy, Mary Bunker (Macy).

(The founder of Macy's Department Store, Roland Hussey Macy, literally bore the names of two of Nantucket's first European families.) Philbrick charts his history of Nantucket by anchoring it to several individuals who held great influence on the island during its history, moving the island's story along through time by studying each of these /5.

The history of Nantucket, being a compendious account of the first settlement of the island by the English, together with the rise and progress of the whale fishery; and other historical facts relative to said island and its inhibitants.

In two parts. (Mansfield, Macy & Pratt, ), by Obed Macy and William C. Macy (page images at HathiTrust).- Tristram Clock had left a will not witnessed. The subject was referred to Zaccheus Macy, who gave his word which is recorded - decided that the estate should be divided between the widow, Deborah, who had married Francis Brown, and the children, Daniel, George, Reuben, who had died leaving heirs, Lydia, Deborah Myrick and Priscilla Paddock.- Explore mitchellhouse's board "Nantucket History" on Pinterest.

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