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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[American Indian Genealogy|American Indian Research]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indians of Kansas]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Indians of Nebraska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bureau of Indian Affairs|Bureau of Indian Affairs]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Great Nemaha Indian Agency (Kansas)''
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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
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=== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ===
  
Iowa, [[Sac_and_Fox_Tribe|Sauk and Fox]] of the Missouri, [[Kickapoo Indians|Kickapoo]], [[Potawatomi Indians|Potawatomi]]  
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Iowa, [[Sac and Fox Tribe|Sauk and Fox]] of the Missouri, [[Kickapoo Indians|Kickapoo]], [[Potawatomi Indians|Potawatomi]]  
  
== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
The Great Nemaha Agency was the successor to the [[Ioway Indian Subagency (Missouri)|Ioway Subagency]], which was created in 1825. By treaty of 17 Sep. 1836, the Iowa and Sauk and Fox of the Missouri agreed to move to reserves along the Great Nemaha River in southeastern Nebraska and northeastern Kansas. By 1842, the agency headquarters was located on the Sauk and Fox land, about 5 miles south of Iowa Point, in present-day Kansas.  
 
The Great Nemaha Agency was the successor to the [[Ioway Indian Subagency (Missouri)|Ioway Subagency]], which was created in 1825. By treaty of 17 Sep. 1836, the Iowa and Sauk and Fox of the Missouri agreed to move to reserves along the Great Nemaha River in southeastern Nebraska and northeastern Kansas. By 1842, the agency headquarters was located on the Sauk and Fox land, about 5 miles south of Iowa Point, in present-day Kansas.  
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In 1882, the Great Nemaha Agency was consolidated with the [[Potawatomi Indian Agency (Kansas)|Potawatomi Agency and]] became the Potawatomi and Great Nemaha Agency. In 1903, that agency was divided into the Potawatomi Agency and the [[Kickapoo Indian Agency (Kansas)|Kickapoo Agency]].  
 
In 1882, the Great Nemaha Agency was consolidated with the [[Potawatomi Indian Agency (Kansas)|Potawatomi Agency and]] became the Potawatomi and Great Nemaha Agency. In 1903, that agency was divided into the Potawatomi Agency and the [[Kickapoo Indian Agency (Kansas)|Kickapoo Agency]].  
  
===== Subagents, Agents and Appointment Dates  =====
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==== Subagents, Agents and Appointment Dates  ====
  
Andrew S. Hyughes September 5, 1828, position vacant January 8, 1838-June 5, 1840, Congrave Jackson  June 5, 1840, William P. Richardson June 25, 1841, Armstrong McClintock  July 25, 1845, William E. Rucker  June 17, 1846, Alfred J. Vaughn  March 1, 1848,  William P. Richardson  December 18, 1849, William P. Richardson  June 30, 1851, Daniel Vanderslice  April 18, 1853, John A. Burbank March 25, 1861, Chancey H. Norris  March 21, 1866, Thomas Lightfoot  April 22, 1869,Charles H. Roberts September 8, 1873, and Mahlon B. Kent  February 26, 1875 
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Andrew S. Hyughes September 5, 1828, position vacant January 8, 1838-June 5, 1840,Congrave Jackson June 5, 1840, William P.Richardson June 25, 1841, Armstrong McClintock July 25, 1845, William E. Rucker June 17, 1846, Alfred J. Vaughn March 1, 1848, William P. Richardson December 18, 1849, William P. Richardson June 30, 1851, Daniel Vanderslice April 18, 1853, John A. Burbank March 25, 1861, Chancey H. Norris March 21, 1866, Thomas Lightfoot April 22, 1869,Charles H. Roberts September 8, 1873, and Mahlon B. Kent February 26, 1875 <ref>The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. By Edward E. Hill. Clearwater Publishing  Co., New York,  NY ©1974. FHL Book 970.1 H551o </ref>
  
== Records  ==
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=== Records  ===
  
 
[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|''Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs'']] from the Great Nemaha Agency, 1837-1876, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 307-314<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M234, p. 8.</ref>. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their {{FHL|403528|title-id|disp=microfilm roll numbers 1661037 thru 1661044}}).  
 
[[Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880|''Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs'']] from the Great Nemaha Agency, 1837-1876, have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 307-314<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M234, p. 8.</ref>. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their {{FHL|403528|title-id|disp=microfilm roll numbers 1661037 thru 1661044}}).  
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[[Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900|''Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900'']] have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Great Nemaha Agency, 1873-1874, are on roll 18 of that Microcopy<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1070, p. 48.</ref> set. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their {{FHL|403511|title-id|disp=microfilm roll number 1617691}}).  
 
[[Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900|''Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900'']] have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Great Nemaha Agency, 1873-1874, are on roll 18 of that Microcopy<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1070, p. 48.</ref> set. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their {{FHL|403511|title-id|disp=microfilm roll number 1617691}}).  
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.  
 
*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.  

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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Iowa, Sauk and Fox of the Missouri, Kickapoo, Potawatomi

History

The Great Nemaha Agency was the successor to the Ioway Subagency, which was created in 1825. By treaty of 17 Sep. 1836, the Iowa and Sauk and Fox of the Missouri agreed to move to reserves along the Great Nemaha River in southeastern Nebraska and northeastern Kansas. By 1842, the agency headquarters was located on the Sauk and Fox land, about 5 miles south of Iowa Point, in present-day Kansas.

The Great Nemaha Agency became a full agency in 1851, and the Kickapoo formerly assigned to the Fort Leavenworth Agency were moved to Great Nemaha. A separate Kickapoo Agency was established in 1855 for the Kickapoo Indians and some Potawatomi who lived with the Kickapoo.

Between 1854 and 1861, the Iowa Tribe and the Sauk and Fox of the Missouri gave up lands except small reserves on the Kansas-Nebraska border. In 1858, a new agency headquarters was built on the Iowa Reserve, just east of Great Nemaha River and north of the Kansas-Nebraska line[1].

In 1882, the Great Nemaha Agency was consolidated with the Potawatomi Agency and became the Potawatomi and Great Nemaha Agency. In 1903, that agency was divided into the Potawatomi Agency and the Kickapoo Agency.

Subagents, Agents and Appointment Dates

Andrew S. Hyughes September 5, 1828, position vacant January 8, 1838-June 5, 1840,Congrave Jackson June 5, 1840, William P.Richardson June 25, 1841, Armstrong McClintock July 25, 1845, William E. Rucker June 17, 1846, Alfred J. Vaughn March 1, 1848, William P. Richardson December 18, 1849, William P. Richardson June 30, 1851, Daniel Vanderslice April 18, 1853, John A. Burbank March 25, 1861, Chancey H. Norris March 21, 1866, Thomas Lightfoot April 22, 1869,Charles H. Roberts September 8, 1873, and Mahlon B. Kent February 26, 1875 [2]

Records

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Great Nemaha Agency, 1837-1876, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 307-314[3]. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll numbers 1661037 thru 1661044).

Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900 have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Great Nemaha Agency, 1873-1874, are on roll 18 of that Microcopy[4] set. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll number 1617691).

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, pp. 29, 69-71, 103.
  2. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. By Edward E. Hill. Clearwater Publishing Co., New York, NY ©1974. FHL Book 970.1 H551o
  3. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M234, p. 8.
  4. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy M1070, p. 48.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online