[Senate Doc. 512, No. 247, p. 686+]
Census of Iola or Blunt's town, taken May 1833; with also notes made November 9, 1833, stating what Indians are ready to emigrate, & c.; what have died, & c.; with also a statement of those who died before annuity, and since the treaty of 1832.
|No.||Indian Names||Age||Rank||No. of wives||No of children living in family||No. of Slaves||Total||Quota of annuity||Remarks and notes.|
|1||John Blunt||60||Head chief of all the towns||1||4||8||14||$40.00||Ready to go; got a canoe, & c.; his wife is old Vaca's daughter; She says she shan't go, & c.|
|2||Tuskina Haw a||40||Second chief||1||2||4||7.00||Dead since annuity; wife and child going.|
|3||Hopia Hajo||35||1||1||3||7.00||Ready to go; got a canoe, & c.|
|4||Tuskennehee Hajo a||40||1||2||4||7.00||One child dead; not going; got a canoe, & c.; child died since annuity.|
|5||Lathla Hajo||40||1||4||6||7.00||Going; got canoe, & c.|
|9||Cotcha Tustenuggee a||30||1||2||4||7.00||Paid to Hosper; one child dead; going; got a canoe, & c.|
|14||Temothliga a||25||2||2||5||3.25||Both wives have died since annuity; children and self going; got a canoe, & c.|
|15||Eoyothpe||20||1||3.25||Going, got a canoe, & c.|
|17||Pocca Hajo||20||1||3.25||Do., he is married since annuity to Davy's sister.|
|18||Sitchee||16||1||3.25||Paid to his father; going; got a canoe, & c.|
|19||Poaka||15||1||3.25||Paid to Blunt, Do.|
|23||Sathabothka||25||1||3.25||Do. This is the carpenter or boat-maker of a town.|
|25||Ahlahaholya or Jno. Mealy||30||1||2||4||3.25||Do.|
|26||Tommy Hajo or Jack Mealy||25||2||4||1||8||3.25||Do. One wife and two children dead since annuity.|
|28||Teithka b||25||1||4||3.25||Runaway to Ofallee or Refarlee towns in the nation since May.|
|29||Sialithkee||18||2||1||3.25||Paid to Chotchka Hajo; going to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|30||Sosa or Capt, Westcott||12||1||3.25||Do.|
|31||Waccihajo b||30||1||2||4||3.25||Runaway to Ofallee or Refarlee since May.|
|32||Nocpostaga b||25||1||3.25||Paid to Wacci Hajo; do.|
|33||Sulletiga||12||1||3.25||Going; got a canoe, & c.|
|34||Sockehosa||30||1||3.25||Paid to Chefotka; do.|
|36||Cotchee||12||1||3.25||Paid to Col. Blunt; do.|
|37||Johnny b||25||1||2||4||3.25||Paid to Hoaspa; runaway to Ofallee since May; this is a half breed rascal.|
|38||Sammy||30||1||3||5||3.25||Ready to emigrate; go a canoe, & c.|
|40||Socha Toathka b||18||1||3.25||Runaway to Afallee since May.|
|42||Coleha Hajo||25||1||1||3||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|46||Pallapoosa||23||1||2||3.25||Paid to Hoaspa; do.|
|47||Pairhosamthee b||35||1||2||4||3.25||Runaway to Afarlee since May.|
|48||Sinichee||12||1||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|49||Polo||12||1||3.25||Paid to Tommy Hajo; do.|
|50||Ocoska or Daniel b||30||1||2||3.25||Runaway to Afarlee since May.|
|51||Ellessa||30||1||1||3||3.25||Living with Vacca, and also his wife; called Asaha; going to Texas.|
|52||Abothka||11||1||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|53||Smithka||11||1||3.25||Paid to Ma Hajo; do.|
|55||Inloathee, half Negro||65||1||3.25||Runaway to Refarlee since May.|
|56||Cotchaficcico||30||1||3||5||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|57||Ceoyanee a||15||1||3.25||Paid to Hopsa; sick; dead since May.|
|58||Echeehola||25||1||1||3||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|59||Yatta Heyo a||25||2||3||6||3.25||Ready to emigrate; wife and child died since May.|
|60||Ochifee||15||1||3.25||Ready to emigrate; got a canoe, & c.|
|64||Timalatchee b||28||3||4||3.25||Runaway to Ofallee since May 1833, and took his family.|
|65||Kingithga b||13||1||3.25||Do. being his brother.|
|66||Holochee a||12||1||3.25||Dead since May.|
|Paid to Col. J. Blunt for five orphan boys at $1 each.||5||$5.00|
|Five orphan boys||5|
|Total number of souls at payment of annuity in May 1833||172|
N. B. Several children born since May; four or five should be added to this.
(B.) Memorandum of deaths in Blunt's town since the treaty and peace to May 1833.
|1. Otalke Ahdo||11. Hatchofee|
|2. Old John Mealy||12. Ehakolo Chopka|
|3. Cumathlachee||13. Otalkejachee|
|4. Micco Hajo||14. Ischeeya|
|5. Alligator||15. Alluta Tustanuckee|
|6. Locko Emathla||16. Nimihometta Tustanukee|
|7. Elecologee||17. Eno Mattee|
|8. Ochofee Eckofee||18. Emafitchee|
|9. Stonnuggee||19. Mechackee|
|10. Soffickikee||20. Stalktanofkee|
Total number of souls in Jola when Treaty was formed.
Some of these are women, some children, but I cannot distinguish them with certainty.
Memorandum of Blunt's negroes
|1. Joe aged 60 years||6. Herson 18 months old|
|2. Bob aged 45 years||7. Hamiah 12 years|
|3. Mundy aged 35 years||8. Cuffee 50 years|
|4. Cudjo aged 30 years||Grace has stolen one Negro.|
|5. Melly ages 20 years||Mealy owns one other negro woman.|
There are four or five free negroes in Iola, viz.
1. Old Adam aged 120 years. Blunt don't want to take him away, and is not willing
2. Alumnee aged 60; living, and will go with Blunt.
3. Sampson 30; executed by Indians for rape and murder.
4. And one or two more who will go off with the party.
Deduct death in Iola since May 1833, as above.
Total of present population not including four or five small children born since May, 160 souls.
b Memorandum of runaways to Creek nation, as above.
$37.75 is the amount of annuity due those runaways, as above.
|27 souls - deduct 27|
|Number ready to emigrate||137 souls|
|Add five young children born this summer||5|
|Number who will go off certainly||142 souls|
|$153.75 is due the emigrants according to the above apportionment of the annuity.|