Selections relating to the period of the Tuscarora War (1711-1713). Tuscaroras, Senecas, Meherrins, Mattamuskeets and Englishmen refusing to serve in the war against the Tuscaroras and their allies are mentioned.
According to Barnwell, Fort Hancock was designed for the Tuscaroras by a “runaway negro” slave named Harry. Also in this entry (representing one single day of Barnwell’s long campaign against the Tuscarora) Barnwell insults and condemns the local Palatines who had participated with him in his assault on the fort by calling them “cowards” and […]
Information on mid-18th century Saponi lands in present-day Wayne County. Includes Cliffs of the Neuse State Park (est. 1945.)
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 […]