1868 Mattaponi Indian Tribe Membership Roll and Petition to Governor — Native Heritage Project

This petition from the Mattaponi Indian Tribe of King William County, VA to the Governor of Virginia is found in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol 36 #4, and begins on page 257. The petition challenged an attempt by Thornton Allmond to close an access road to the reservation. Allmond, an interesting and pivotal character […]

via 1868 Mattaponi Indian Tribe Membership Roll and Petition to Governor — Native Heritage Project

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Author: tuscaroracapefear

Tuscarora of the Cape Fear is a Precolonial Tribal Nation with a long rich history concentrated in and around Brunswick, Bladen, Columbus and Pender Counties, the Cape Fear Region. We have a dozen family names which dominate our area and can be found among other tribes in North Carolina as well. Many of the tribes of North Carolina are related by blood which is why we share names. These names are associated with common ancestors however all tribes are not Precolonial. Some of North Carolina's tribes were founded during the colonial era. The Tuscarora on the other hand is Precolonial. All of us are relatives.

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