1726-1727 "Census" of Choptank Indians
Many of the Choptank Indians were named in the deeds by which they sold their land in Dorchester County, Maryland between 1726 and 1727. They were
Permeta Sisk/ Permeo Susk/ Pemetosusk/ Permeta Sicsk (Queen)
Betty Carco/ Caco/ Cacoe (Queen)
Six Pence/ Wosoer Six Pestz
Betty Bushop/ Betty Bushux
Dorchester County Land Records 1720-1732, Maryland Hall of Records microfilm CR 49,059-3, pp. 141-2, 153, 161, 162].
3 June 1758 Petition of Nanticoke Indians of Dorchester County
Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761
The Petition of the Nantioke Indians of Dorchester County sheweth That your Petitioners and their Ancestors 'till of late Years have constantly been governed by Emperors, but as we have no Person at present among our Tribes invested with such Powers of Government we beg that your Excellency would be pleased to appoint Peter Monk to be Emperor of the said Nanticoke Indians and your Petitioners as in Duty bound shall pray.
Abraham Bishop, Thomas Joshua, Anne Cohonk, Thomas Bishop, Mary Bishop, Amey Prince, John C. Williams, Naomy Prince, Anne Bishop, Mary Pincher. June 3d 1758 [Archives of Maryland 31:298].