Timberlake 1762 Cherokee Map

Timberlake Cherokee mapThis map was drawn by Henry Timberlake in March 1762 when he visited the Cherokee.  It gives the number of fighting men and the head man of each town as follows:

Mialaquo or the Great Island – 24 under the Governor of Attakullakulla

Toskegee – 55 Attakullakulla Governor

Tommotley – 91 Ostenaco Commander in Chief

Toqua – 82 Willinawaw Governor

Tennesee – 21 under the Goernment of Kanagatuckco

Chote – 175 Kanagatucko King and Governor

Chilboroey – 100 Yachtino Governor

Settacoo – 204 Cheulah Covernor

Tellassee – 47 Governor dead and none elected since

Total 809

Hat tip to Fletcher for the map.

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About Roberta Estes

Scientist, author, genetic genealogist. Documenting Native Heritage through contemporaneous records and DNA.
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5 Responses to Timberlake 1762 Cherokee Map

  1. Scott W Trent Jr says:

    All I can see is a map that does not make sense… VA on the left??, a PORT up north, on what? ocean? This fellow was not very bright for a map maker!

  2. 122112oboy says:

    Can anyone locate this map on a US map? I love the map but would like to know more or less it’s location in the present day US.

  3. Pingback: Memoirs of Henry Timberlake – Cherokee Emissary | Native Heritage Project

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