Information on mid-18th century Saponi lands in present-day Wayne County. Includes Cliffs of the Neuse State Park (est. 1945.)
Archives for December 2011
An excerpt from von Graffenried’s Account of the Founding of New Bern. Details the journey made by Lawson and von Graffenried into Tuscarora territory, including their capture, trial, and the execution of John Lawson.
The Squires surname is relevant to researching Coastal Carolina Indian history because it was a surname associated with the Indians at Mattamuskeet. Below, you will find a compilation of various data regarding the Squires surname (and variant spellings). PLEASE NOTE: Just because a name is on this page does not necessarily mean that they are associated with the Indians […]
The Johnson family first appears as Free People of Color on Virginia’s eastern shore in the mid-1600s, and later in various counties in eastern North Carolina. This family is connected through marriage extensively with other families that are key in our research: BUTLER, ROACH, BUCK, HARRIS and BRYAN(T), Early North Carolina Census Records ELIZABETH JOHNSON […]
The Elks surname is relevant to researching Coastal Carolina Indian history because it was the last recorded surname associated with the Hatteras Indians. Below, you will find a compilation of various data regarding the Elks surname (and variant spellings), including census records, deeds, headright information, wills, etc. PLEASE NOTE: There is no evidence that has […]