Category Archives: Catawba

Eastern Cherokee Place Names

This list of Eastern Cherokee place names is very interesting.  There are no names of people.  Most of these locations were abandoned with the tribes’ forced removal in the 1830s to the western lands, the event we know today as the … Continue reading

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William Eaton’s Muster Roll of 1754 – Granville Co., NC

The Saponi Indians were allied and grouped with the Eno, the Shakori, the Totera and others especially after their time settled at Fort Christanna from about 1714-1716.  William Eaton was a well-known trader and he obtained land in Granville County, NC.  The smaller eastern tribes were … Continue reading

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