Category Archives: Kentucky

Mingo Holler, Claiborne County, TN and Bell County, KY

Mingo Hollow, known in Claiborne Tennessee and Bell County, Kentucky, as Mingo Holler, straddles the line between the two states, right at the Cumberland Gap. The topographical map here shows it just south of Middlesboro, Ky. The Google map below … Continue reading

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The Cole and Bowman Families of Harlan Co., Ky.

The Cole family of Harlan Co., Ky. carries strong oral history of Native heritage.  The following extracted information provides some documentation for their oral history.  The full article can be found at.  http://shaybo-therisingtide.blogspot.com/2011/09/harlan-county-kentucky-indians.html INDIAN BLOOD RUNS IN MANY HARLAN COUNTY FAMILIES … Continue reading

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