Iroquois people occasionally fought the Lenape. Surviving Lenape moved west into the upper Ohio River basin. In the s, the United States government sent most Lenape remaining in the eastern United States to the Indian Territory present-day Oklahoma and surrounding territory under the Indian removal policy. In the 21st century, most Lenape reside in Oklahomawith some communities living also in WisconsinOntario Canadaand in their traditional homelands.
Richards, Joseph Sweeten, Daniel R. Somers, Mark Heritage - A. Vanderalice - W. Smith Parker, John D. Turner - John Haines, F. Shute - George W. Atkinson, Eustice Eggie, Leonard Chew.
Allen, John Colbert, William Middleton. Settlement of Township Accounts - In February,a portion of the west end of the township was detached for the purpose of forming the township of East Greenwich, which necessitated a settlement of accounts between this and the new township.
The township committees of the two townships, Mantua and East Greenwich, met April 11,at the hotel of Isaac Newton, in the village of Mantua, for settlement, - S. Sooy, William Middleton, and Daniel C. Chew for Mantua, and David B. Loudenslager, and Job S. Haines for East Greenwich.
The meeting was organized by electing William Middleton as chairman of the joint committee, and the appointment of T. Brown, clerks of their respective townships, secretaries of the meeting.
The act of division of the township and organization of East Greenwich was read. On motion of S. Sooy, that we take town-meeting as our time of division being the 8th day of March, A. On motion of Job S.
On motion of D. Gill, that the report be signed and? Brown, Secretaries VILLAGES Mantua - This thriving little town is situated on the northeast border of the township, on an elevated bluff overlooking the Mantua Creek, from which the town derives its name, and is also at the head of navigation on the Mantua creek.
The town is also on the line of Woodbury and Mullica Hill turnpike, and is also the northwestern terminus of the Mantua and Glassboro turnpike. As late as there were but sixteen dwellings in what is now Mantua village, owned by the following named persons: In the Tonkin brothers, John and William, owned the large frame house now standing in the forks of the turnpikes, fronting the toll-house.
It was then kept as a tavern by Mrs. Taylor, a widow woman and housekeeper for the Tonkin brothers.
Although she was their housekeeper, she was also the landlady, as the house was kept in her name for several years. Tonkin married the daughter of Mrs. Taylor, and after Mrs. He was also the pioneer postmaster at Mantua.
As was the custom in pioneer days, the post-office was kept in the old tavern. It was no doubt quite a convenience for those in the habit of taking their "grog" as spirituous liquors were then called, as they could obtain both mail matter and grog at the same time. After the Tonkin brothers, a Mr.
Allen kept the old tavern for a few years, when the building was converted into a private dwelling. The Tonkin brothers were also among the early merchants of Mantua. The old frame store-house stood in front of the tavern, down nearer the forks of the turnpike.
The old building was subsequently moved across the Mullica Hill road and converted into a dwelling. Previous to the opening of a store by the Tonkin brothers, there was a store kept by Richard Clark as early ason the site now occupied by the store of Harry Bradshaw.
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