Category Archives: Mattamuskeet

Hyde County, NC Native Surname Marriage Records

Contributors to this article originally published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter include Kay Lynn Sheppard and Baylus Brooks. Surprisingly, the Hyde County, NC marriage records have never been transcribed and published.  Generally, marriage records are some of the first … Continue reading

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Croatan Barber

The Barber family of Hyde County is known to be of Native heritage, specifically Mattamuskeet.  The Hyde County marriages have been neither transcribed in their entirety nor published.  Some are on the Hyde County rootsweb site.  Only three Barbour marriages … Continue reading

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Cape Fear, Machapunga, Coree, Tuscarora and Mattamuskeet Indians

James Sprunt, born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1846, was an entrepreneurial cotton merchant, author, philanthropist and a major figure in Wilmington, North Carolina from the time of the Civil War until his death in 1924.  Active in the N.C. Literary … Continue reading

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