Category Archives: Peedee

Hyde County, NC Indian Families in 1850

A friend was looking through the Hyde County, NC, 1850 census and noticed something quite interesting. On page 4 (at Ancestry.com) of the Currituck district, one entire page (except one person) is shown with M, for mulatto, overwritten over something … Continue reading

Posted in Algonquian, Bare River Indians, Bay River Indians, Catatkpncy, Cherokee, Chowan, Coree, DNA, Hatteras, Lumbee, Machapunga, Mattamuskeet, Meherrin, North Carolina, Pamplico, Peedee, Reservation, Tuscarora, Waccamaw, Weyanoke, Woccon, Wynganditoian, Yawpim, Yeopim | 10 Comments

1757 Letter from the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation to SC Governor Lyttleton

A letter signed on the 16th of June 1757 by the Chiefs of the Catawba Nation and several formerly separate tribes within that Nation, says, among much else, that: “Our brothers, the Cherocees, has sent us a tomahawk for to … Continue reading

Posted in Catawba, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, Nottoway, Peedee, Santee, Saponi, Tuscarora, Wateree | 5 Comments

Pee Dee Indian Surnames

In Volume 11, Issue 2 of the Rice Planter Newsletter of the Old Bartholomew Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, an article written by J. Michelle Schohn, Historian of the Pee Dee Indian Nation of Beaver Creek was reprinted … Continue reading

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History of the Old Cheraws

The book, “History of the Old Cheraws” by Alexander Gregg (1819-1893) was written and published in 1867.  When I ordered this book, I expected this was about the Cheraws, meaning, the Indians, but for the most part, it wasn’t. The opening chapters, … Continue reading

Posted in Cape Fear, Catawba, Cheraw, Cherokee, Notchee, Peedee, Uchee | 7 Comments

A Report on Research of Lumbee Origins by Robert K. Thomas – Part 14 – The Social History of the Early Lumbees after 1770

A continuation of Robert K. Thomas’s Report of Research on Lumbee Origins.  This was transcribed from a photocopy of an original report at the Wilson Library, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC in June of 2012.   Any comments I have will be … Continue reading

Posted in Cheraw, Hatteras, Lumbee, Meherrin, Nansemond, Peedee, Poteskeet, Saponi, Yawpim | Leave a comment

A Report of Research on Lumbee Origins by Robert K. Thomas – Part 5 – Waccamaw Theory

A continuation of Robert K. Thomas’s Report of Research on Lumbee Origins.  This was transcribed from a photocopy of an original report at the Wilson Library, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC in June of 2012.   Any comments I have will be … Continue reading

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