Honyere and Tyonajanegen and a group of Oneidas founded the village of Oriska NY near the present day Oriskany, NY.

They had three sons and a daughter and became prosperous farmers with a house and barn, hogs, horses, chickens, a wagon and  sleigh for winter travel according to David D. Dry in An Encyclopedia of American Women at War: From the Home Front to the Battlefields Vol 1 (ABC Clio, 2013).    The Loyalist American Indians burned Oriska, including the property of Honyere and Sarah in Oriska NY following the Battle of Oriskany, NY.  On 24 November 1794 Hon-ye-re’s losses were detailed by his widow to governmental officials worth $286.10.