Category Archives: Saponi

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 on Research of Lumbee Origins by Robert K. Thomas – Part 13 – The Social History of the Early Lumbees

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 made at … Continue reading

Posted in Lumbee, Miami, Nansemond, Poteskeet, Saponi, Yawpim | 1 Comment

A Report on Research of Lumbee Origins by Robert K. Thomas – Part 12 – Traditional Lumbee History – The Saponi

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 made at … Continue reading

Posted in Catawba, Cayuga, Cheraw, Lumbee, Meherrin, Munsee, Ocaneechi, Saponi, Tuscarora, Tutelo | 11 Comments

Brafferton School Student List

I’ve been trying to find some way to obtain a copy of the thesis, So Good a Work: The Brafferton School, unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, 1988, Department of History, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia by Karen Stuart.  This document … Continue reading

Posted in Chickahominy, Meherrin, Nansemond, Nottoway, Pamunkey, Saponi | 13 Comments

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

Posted in Catawba, Melungeon, North Carolina, Saponi | 5 Comments

The Last Indians in Orange Co., Va.

Since Donna was kind enough to find this article and send it to me, I thought I’d extract what I consider to be the relevant portions and post them here.  Thank you Donna!! “The Last Indians in Orange Co., Va.,” … Continue reading

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