Monthly Archives: May 2015

Are You Native? – Native American Haplogroup Origins and Ancestral Origins

At Family Tree DNA, having Haplogroup Origins and Ancestral Origins indicating Native American ancestry does not necessarily mean you are Native American or have Native American heritage. This is a very pervasive myth that needs to be dispelled – although it’s … Continue reading

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Butler Owens Confederate Pension Record

One of our subscribers was looking at the new 1901 Confederate Pension Applications on Digital North Carolina and found an application for Butler Owens in which he states he is part Indian and part white. He apparently joined the Confederate … Continue reading

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James Whitehurst, Indian, Princess Anne County, VA

Princess Anne County Personal Property Tax List 1782-1789 Library of Virginia microfilm no. 291 1784 – James Whitehurst (Indian) 1 tithe In 1786 James Whitehurst is listed as a mulatto with his son, Henry also. There are several other Whitehursts … Continue reading

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