Onondaga Nation

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Guide to Onondaga Nation ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and other agency records.

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Ancestral Homeland: New York and Ontario

One of the Five and Six Iroquois Nations

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Onondaga Nation
Rural Route 1 Box 319-B
Nedrow, NY 13120

Phone: 1.315.492.4210
Fax: 1.315.469.1725

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

  • 1784: with The Six Nations.
  • 1789: January 9, at Fort Harmar.
  • 1792: April 23, with The Five Nations, annuity, President George Washington
  • 1794: November 11, annuity
  • 1824-34: The tribe was under the jurisdiction of the Six Nations Agency
  • 1835-80: The tribe was under the jurisdiction of the New York Agency
  • 1832-34: The Michigan Superintendency supervised the tribe.
  • 1838: January 15, with the New York Indians, annuity, removal, reserve

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Six Nations Agency

New York Agency

Superintendency[edit | edit source]

Michigan Superintendency

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Treaties[edit | edit source]

  • 1784 With The Six Nations,
  • 1789 January 9, at Fort Harmar
  • 1792 April 23, with The Five Nations, annuity, President George Washington
  • 1794 November 11, annuity
  • 1838 January 15, with the New York Indians, annuity, removal,reserve

Military Records[edit | edit source]

A record of Native Americans Mustered into Service in the War of 1812 from the Onondaga Nation has been compiled by the New York Adjutant General's Office.

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

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