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Strachey's A Dictionarie of the Indian Language

Smith's Vocabulary of Indian words

Weroances and Their Tribes

English Observers

William Strachey' s Description of Critters in the Chesapeake Bay

Henry Spelman, Relation of Virginia, 1609

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Weroances and Their Tribest
Weroance Tribe Number of fighting men
Parahunt Powhatan 50
Ashuaguid Arrohateck 60
Coquonasum Appamatuck 100
Opussoquionuske (sister of Coquonasum was weroansqua) Appamatuck  
Kaquothocun Weanock 100
Oholasc - weroansqua; Tatahcoope - weroances Coiacohanauke 60
Tackonekintaco Warraskoyack 60
Weyhohomo Nansamund 200
Ampuetough (lesser weroance) Nansamund  
Weyingopo (third weroance) Nansamund  
Tirchtough (fourth weroance) Nansamund  
Wowinchopunck Paspahegh 40
Pochins Kecoughtan 30
(would not allow a weroance from Powhatan to govern them) Chechahamias 300
Opechanckeno Opechanckeno (head of Panunky River) 300
Kequotaugh Opechanckeno (head of Panunky River)  
Taughaiten Opechanckeno (head of Panunky River)  
Ottahotin Kiskiack 50
Powhatan Werowacomoco 40
Ohonnamo Cantaunkack 100
Ottondeacommoc Mummapacune 100
Essenataught Pataunck 100
Vropaack Ochahannanke 40
Keyghanghton Cassapecock 100
Weyamat Kaposecocke 400
Attasquintan Pamareke 400
Nansuapunck Shamapa 100
Powhatan Orapax 50
Opopohcumunck Chepecho 300
Attossomunck (a Taux weroance) Paraconos 10
Pomiscatuck Youghtamund 70
Werowough Mattapanient 140

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[1] The HISTORIE OF TRAVAILE INTO VIRGINIA BRITANNIA ESPRESSING THE COSMOGRAPHIE AND COMODITIES OF THE COUNTRY, TOGITHER WITH THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMES OF THE PEOPLE GATHERED AND OBSERVED AS WLL BY THOSE WHO WENT FIRST THITHER AS COLLECTED BY WILLIAM STRAVHEY, GENT., THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE COLONY first edited from the original manuscript, in the British Museum by R.H. Major, Esq., of the British Museum


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