Brief descriptions from Hawks’ History relating to the various settlements (reservations/territories) specified for Indian use in the post-Tuscarora War era.
Selected Excerpts from Hawks’ History of North Carolina, Vol. 2.
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.
JOHNSTON/JOHNSON Surname Research
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 […]
ELKS Surname Research Notes
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 […]
BROOKS DEEDS – Hyde County, North Carolina
From Record of Deeds A, 1736-1762 Abstracted and Indexed by Allen Wilkinson Hart Norris (Typed up for this website by Sara Whitford.) 180 (339-252) William Brooks to Thos Lowther 20 pounds cm VA 80 acres on Indian Ridge in Arrowmuskeet Hyde Co, joining Henry Gibbs Sr on one side and sd Lowther on the other. […]