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    Randolph County is where many of my ancestors are, Perquimans is a location DNA cousins (Elliott) tie to me too. These are Quaker lines whose...
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    03-02-2017, 12:59 PM
    This powwow is held to honor all Veterans. It will be held at VETERANS PARK: 691 W. Lebanon Street, Mount Airy, NC. Come out and enjoy the vendors...
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    03-02-2017, 12:50 PM
    The Carolina Indian Circle Powwow will be held at UNC in Chapel Hill. Although this is a contest powwow, it is open to the public for a small fee. ...
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    03-02-2017, 12:47 PM
    Low Country Powwow will be held on March 11-12, 2017. This is in Hardeeville, SC. at 55 Millstone Landing Rd. ...
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    03-02-2017, 12:43 PM
    Duke Powwow will run 10-5 on April 8, with Grand Entry at noon, on the Quad at Duke University. This is located near the Duke Chapel. Parking will...
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    02-28-2017, 01:11 PM
    MarcSnelling commented on blog entry Anyone out there?????? in mskimmy
    I took a close look at the posts here - think this thread is what you may be looking for: cole,collins,anderson,wadkins/watkins,musgrove Now...
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    Hello everyone, I sure need your help. I have been looking for 3 years for John Henry Anderson b. Jan 1846 Kentucky. We had our DNA done and we match...
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    I sure am glad you answered. We match at least 14 times to William "Billy" Cole/Anderson and his mother Keziah "Cuzzie" Anderson. my family are very...
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    02-24-2017, 08:34 PM
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    I'd say 23andMe and FTDNA are the best bets. 23andMe gives you basic haplogroup info. Wherever you test download the results and upload them to...
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    02-24-2017, 08:30 PM
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    Haven't seen those Anderson/Garrett ancestors in trees of DNA cousins - or Valentine Collins. SaponiTown has been up for close to twenty years at...
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    With so many DNA tests out there, which one would you guys recommend? Want to send for one March 1, 2017.
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    The best thing is to either repost on your original thread or do use the advanced search feature at the top of the website for any additional...
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About MarcSnelling
A dual US/Canadian citizen of Turtle Island born in Québec to an American mother and British father. My partner and daughters are also dual-citizens. The Blackfoot oral history comes from my mothers side with names of Jones and Smith. Migrations from NC centering around Orange Co and VA through KY, TN and WV to Southern OH centering around Greene Co. Many later moved to eastern IN and are still there. My daughter's ancestry is Wendat (Bear Clan) on the grandmother's side, and Wabanaki (Penobscot Passamaquoddy, Mi'kmaq) on the grandfather's side. We are all members of OMAA - The Woodland Métis tribe.

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Quakers & Native Americans Conference - Philadelphia

by MarcSnelling on 11-16-2016 at 12:46 PM
I recently returned from Philadelphia where I attended the Quakers and Native Americans Conference. There were several interesting panel discussions. One in particular was a Seneca panel that included discussion of the Tutelo-Saponi / Siouan people who joined the Seneca. There was also a discussion of families with African and Native American ancestry in Ohio in the early 1800s. Specifically they mentioned the Day and Haithcock families. Two families tied to our Indiana Jones-Smith line.

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History of the historic Saponi-Catawba Nation. Vol #100 - Richard Haithcock

by MarcSnelling on 10-03-2016 at 02:23 PM

Just got my copy of Chief Haithcock's latest book. Have already made some new discoveries. This is the definitely the best of the four Haithcock books I have. It is organized chronologically and has a lot more detail on surname groups than I've seen before. The Falling Rock Catawaba, the Saponi on Col William Eaton's land. The Sizemore claims, Horatio Hale, Carr's Run Catawba, Blackfork and Poke Patch. There is a lot in this volume.

Rick Haithcock's Historic Saponi - Catawba Nation #100

by MarcSnelling on 07-18-2016 at 09:14 AM
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Rick Haithcock's latest research compilation is out. Volume #100, Historic Saponi - Catawba Nation, by Redtail Publication. To inquire call Rick at 937 532 4676.

Here Are My Peeps - Kay Richardson Oxendine

by MarcSnelling on 07-14-2016 at 09:32 PM
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Read my 4-year old daughter this book tonight. On the last page she said "They're at the pow-wow like us dada!"

It's great to have someone telling their story to share. Seeing a lot of Richardson connections in our DNA reinforces the connection for me. In the book she writes that her name is Amelia. Which my wife noticed right away as that is the name she picked out if we have a third daughter.

Here Are My Peeps: The Story of the Richardson and Lynch Families, Of the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe As told thru the eyes of their granddaughter Kay Richardson

5th Annual Summer Solstice Pow Wow

by MarcSnelling on 06-25-2016 at 10:57 PM
Pictures at IndianVoices.net from the 5th Annual Summer Solstice Pow Wow on unceded Algonquin Territory in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The family loves this pow wow!