Wednesday, July 16, 2008

OCCANEECHI, SAPONI, AND TUTELO of the SAPONI NATION: THE PIEDMONT CATAWBA

OCCANEECHI, SAPONI, AND TUTELO of the SAPONI NATION: THE PIEDMONT CATAWBA

Written and Complied by Richard Haithcock and Vicky Haithcock


Identifying todays Occaneechi, Saponi and Tutelo of the Saponi Nation and Piedmont-Catawba Core family names: example, Haithcock may have evolved in 1673 from Indian John Hasecoll / Hasecott to Hayscock / Hesscot in 1728 to Haithcock, Hethcock to Haith, Hathcock arid Heathcock to present.

The Saponi Nation consist primarily of the Saponi arid the Piedmont-Catawba, Tutelo and the surviving Occaneechi from Bacon's Rebellion, Fort Christianna arid Junntapurse.

Their ancestoral names are:

Jeffries

Stewart

Scott

Chavis

Buck

Teteli

Hays

Corn

Guy

Watkins

Day

Branham

Jones

Haith

Haithcock

Burnett

Griffen

Oakey

Goings

Collins

Gibson

Bunch

Poythress

Whitmore

Mayo

Bullen

Harris

Coker

Parker

Pettiford

Liggins.

They can be found in Greensville, Brunswick, Halifax and Mecklenburg Counties, Virginia; Caswell, Orange, Alamance, Cabarrus, Stanly, Person, Granville, Halifax, Randolph and Northampton Counties,

North Carolina and in Ross, Lawrence, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Fayette, Greene and Pike Counties, Ohio and Hamilton, Vigo, Randolph Co.'s,

Indiana and in Cass Co., Michigan.

http://gardnergreen.info/CherokeeSaponi.html

2 comments:

pam.derensis said...

Do the Jackson County Goins' identify themselves as Cherokee? If so, then might they have shortened their name from Goingsnake, Goingtowater etc.?

Edward Goldsborough said...

I'm a descendant from the Branham line...