Category Archives: Yawpim

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

Taylor Family Research – A Fine Example

One of our blog followers posted a link to the Taylor family research page in a comment.  I took a look, and it’s a really good example. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~craventaylors/ I wanted to point out three things. Widen the Net First, this … Continue reading

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The Chowan Indians by Fletcher Freeman

A 1585 Map of Virginia drawn by Theodore de Bry designates several Indian tribes, one of which is the CHAWANOK. They are shown with at least five towns, being Chaunoock, Rannoushowog, Movatan, Metocuuem,and Tanduomuc. Also reflected are the SECOTAN and … Continue reading

Posted in Appomattox, Chowan, Meherrin, Nottoway, Powhatan, Secotan, Tuscarora, Weapemeoc, Weyanoke, Yawpim | 8 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

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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