Category Archives: Virginia

RESERVATION INDIANS AND THEIR “FRINGE”

Originally posted on Pamunkey Blogger:
(all possible names listed: scattergun method) (“Res.” in census notes =Pamunkey Reservation, then formally recognized by state.) Census 1830, 1840, “free coloured” unless otherwise noted. Census 1850, 1860, “mulatto” unless otherwise noted.Census 1870, “Indian” unless…

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What is Melungeon?

Excerpt from Melungeon DNA Study Reveals Ancestry, Upsets ‘A Whole Lot Of People’ by TRAVIS LOLLER 05/24/12 Huff Post NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For years, varied and sometimes wild claims have been made about the origins of a group of dark-skinned Appalachian residents … Continue reading

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Major Acree Marriage Record

Major Acree, “Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940” Name: Major Acree Birth Date: Birthplace: Age: Spouse’s Name: Nancy Carter Spouse’s Birth Date: Spouse’s Birthplace: Spouse’s Age: Event Date: 23 Jan 1818 Event Place: Caroline County, Virginia Father’s Name: Mother’s Name: Spouse’s Father’s Name: … Continue reading

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ETHNIC INTERMARRIAGE IN COLONIAL AMERICA

Excerpts from Malungu: The African Origin of the American Melungeons from Tim Hashaw Mixed descendants of the first African-Americans entered all walks of life. Many are world famous. Among the offspring of colonial-era Angolan Americans; the mother of Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Malungu: The African Origin of the American Melungeons

Excerpts from MALUNGU: The African Origin of the American Melungeons by Tim Hashaw 1. The very first black ancestors of Melungeons appeared in tidewater Virginia, not in the 18th century, but in 1619. 2. Not one single Melungeon family can … Continue reading

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Pauline (Acree) Vinson

According to 23andme DNA,  Pauline Acree Vinson, is related to me, as my 3rd to 6th cousin. Pauline’s father George Washington Acree born about 1884 in Wormington Tennessee. Grandfather John H. Acree born about 1842 in Tennessee. Great grandfather Uriah Acree born 2 December 1800 in Virginia. … Continue reading

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