Brotherton & Weekping Indian Communities of NJ

Pictures of Weekping/Coaxen

Tennent's Account of Move from Cranbury (Bethel) to Brotherton
1759 Map of Proposed Layout of Brotherton
Pictures of Brotherton
Primary Documents Related to Brotherton Indians
Native Men in the French & Indian War
Brotherton in 1761 & 1795
Message from the Brothertons to the Ohio Indians, 1767
Removal to New York, 1793 - 1803
Robert Skikkit - And Indian Soldiers of the Revolution
Weekping or Coaxen
Pictures of Weekping/Coaxen
Indian Rules of Descent of Lands
The Will of Charles Moolis & Legal Action to Stop It
The Court Battle over Moolis's Will
Court Action in Trenton
Confused Tenants & Powers of Attorney
State Control of Weekping
Efforts at Compromise at Weekping
Petition of the Indians, 1817
1819 Letter to the President
Federal Court Action
The Loss of Weekping
Miscellaneous Documents
Occum, Quakers, Moravian Texts & More
Books for sale
Guest Book

Taken on a November afternoon, with a little help from a circling bird.

Circling bird at Irick property.

Coaxen Creek, near the Eayrestown Road

Upland on the Weekping tract.

William Irick House, located on the property with the Indian cemetery.

Ancient trees into Coaxen Farm (Irick house not in picture).

Fieldstone basement ruins on Coaxen Farm.

Property at rear of house lot; site of Coaxen Indian cemetery?

American Indian Research