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Taphance
Native American leader

Taphance

Taphance
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Native American leader
Is Tribal chief
From United States of America
Field Military
Gender male
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Taphow /ˈtæpˌh/ TAP-hoh was a Native American Munsee sachem in Connecticut, was the son of Ponus and the uncle to Katonah. Taphow, known as the "Sakimore and Commander in Chief of all those Indians inhabiting in northern New Jersey, signed many land deeds "in the lands of Taphow and his relations" including the Ramapo Tract in 1700, the Kakiat Patent in 1701 and witnessed the sale of the Wawayanda Patent. Taphow's wife, Awowas (Wawowus), and son Quatowquechuck also signed on some land deeds. Taphow was accused of murder in Connecticut but was acquitted for lack of evidence.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 13 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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