These are the family names from the1800s
Bancroft, Burr, Burrill, Philbrick, Croud, Robbins, Davis, Black, Elisha, Hunt, Moone
y, Moore, Myers, Roby, Smith, Stemberg, Hall, Jackson, Lewis, Manuel, Talbot, Tho
mas, Toney, WIlliams, Foster. All of these names are anglezied as are the place names
that still in use. After time, many persons married into the Neponsitt / Ponkapoag
communities to create the illusion that land leases and sales were legal. You may
click on the names for more 1800’s detail.
If you can trace one or more of your ancestors to one of these names most of which
are in eastern Massachusetts, you are invited to apply for tribal status. Write for
These persons were receiving payments from the state: Isaac WIlliams, Rebekah Davis, Polly Croud, Elizabeth Bancroft, Sally Burr. The reasons are unclear except by inference that the state failing in its obligations conferred an annuity upon them for their needs since all other tribal support was forceably removed.
If you can trace one or more of your ancestors to one of these names most of which are in eastern Massachusetts, you are invited to apply for tribal status. Write for details.
David L. Burrill, 32, married,. Bootmaker,Canton.
Olive A. Burrill, 36, Canton
Olive Ella Burrill, 9, Canton
Beauty J. Burrill, 3, Canton
Jerimiah M. Burrill, 3 months, Canton
Sally, age 60, widow, Cambridgeport, MA
Sally, age 61, single, State Beneficiary Cambridgerport, MA
Lemuel, age 45, Barber, Cambridgeport, MA
Lemuel Burr, 45 , Married, Barber,Cambridgeport
Mary Burr, 61, Married, Cambridgeport
Ann E. Burr, 34, Single, Cambridgeport
Lemuel D.-Burr, 12, Cambridgeport
Mary M. Burr, 5, Cambridgeport
Sally L. Burr, 4, Cambridgeport
James Burr, 30, Barber, Boston