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  1. Hello All!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Confused View Post
    Hi, I am a new member. I love history and when it came to working on my family history it just seemed to become a passion. I have heard a lot of stories about our Native family being in the mix, but no one has ever been able to tell me where, when or anything about them. I was thinking it was just bull until I found Native on my other side. Then while researching my 7,8 and 9th great grandfathers/grandmothers, I ran into Moses Riddle. I have seen many of the names on my family tree, listed in the
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  2. Martha & Mary Coppock (AKA Paleface Nowanee) - captured by Saponi warriors?

    Quote Originally Posted by MarcSnelling View Post
    Historical accounts are varied and sometimes conflicting, but all agree that Mary & Martha Coppock (Koppock) were sisters in a Quaker family settling on the frontier of the Carolinas in the mid 1700s. As young children they were taken in a raid some have attributed to Saponi and Tuscarora warriors. The Saponi it's said has merged into the larger Tuscarora tribe at the time. 5-10 years later they were found and returned to their settlement. Martha married Marmaduke Coate. It is said Mary
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  3. my contribution for any Jacobs

    Gen 1)Thomas Jacobs 1700 Brunswick Co. Va/ wife Tabitha Hicks also Hix
    Gingaskin tribe/ Tabitha Dad was Indian Trader in Northampton Va
    2) Thomas Jacobs1732 Va/ wife Ann Mathers 1733 Va.
    3)Osborn(Shad) Jacobs 1765 Fairfield S.C. Hung in 1823 for accidental shooting of Sherriff Woolsey. Wife Kessiah Walker FULL Seminole/ Osborn Creek Dawes Roll
    4) John B. Jacobs also Creek according to Dawes but I am leaning more towards Catawba of S.C.
    5) Elisra(Elizabeth) Jacobs ...
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  4. My ancestors leading to the Saponi;

    Quote Originally Posted by Nita View Post
    I am Nita Jane Ferrill Rosselli,
    Hannah Honor Love was my (7th) Great Grandmother,
    her mother was my (8th) Great Grandmother on my mothers side.


    My mother was Mable Henrietta Latimer 1909-1998 California
    Her mother, my Grandmother was Ermengarde H. (Erma) Pettingill 1887-1951 Illinois
    Her mother was my great Grandmother Adaline Austin 1865-Connecticut
    Her father was Harrison Austin my 2nd great Grandfather 1845-1912 Connecticut
    His father
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  5. I am interested in finding my Saponi heritage

    I was told when I was a little boy that I had ancestors who were Eastern Blackfoot. Here is some of my ancestors who I believe are of Saponi heritage.
    Isaac Chapman Birth Orange Co. Va 1716-1746 wife Sarah Cole 1718-1748 Orange Co. Va
    John M Chapman 1740-1815 Orange Co. Va wife Sally Abbott 1744-1816 Walkers Creek, Giles Va.
    Isaac Chapman B:1757 Ash County NC D: 1822 Washington VA. Wife Elizabeth Baldwin B 1766 NC D: Virginia

    James
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