Mississippi


The Migration of Alabama and Muscogee Indians East

Brass Plates of the Tookabatchas

It has been seen that the Indians living in that part of Alabama through which De Soto passed, were the Coosas, inhabiting the territory embraced in the present counties of Benton, Talladega, Coosa, and a portion of Cherokee; the Tallases, living upon the Tallapoosa and its tributary streams; the Mobilians extending from near the present



The Indians of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi

A chief addressing his Warriors

The Indians of Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi were so similar in form, mode of living and general habits, in the time of De Soto and of others who succeeded him in penetrating these wilds, that they will all be treated, on the pages of this chapter, as one people. The color was like that



Condition of the Mississippi Indians in 1890

The civilized (self-supporting) Indians of Mississippi, counted in the general census, number 2,030 (1,044 males and 992 females), and are distributed as follows: Attala County, 24; Greene County, 37; Hancock County, 39; Hinds County, 14; Jasper County, 179; Kemper County, 34; Lauderdale County, 14; Leake County, 435; Neshoba, County, 623; Newton County, 349; Perry County,



Michigan, Minnesota, and Mississippi Indians Wounded in Action

Daniel Bellanger, Chippewa

The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Michigan Irving J. Theodore, Saginaw, Pacific Thurlow McClellan, Ottawa-Chippewa, Palaus Minnesota Daniel Bellanger, Chippewa, France John Northrup, Chippewa, France Eugene Johnson, Chippewa, Cassino



Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska and Nevada Indian Honored War Dead

Louis C. Charlo, Flathead

The following Honored War Dead, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Mississippi Bob Allen, Choctaw, Solomons Gibson T. McMillan, Choctaw, Luzon Emmett Jackson, Choctaw, Germany Able Sam, Choctaw, Germany John Day Isaac, Choctaw, U.S.A. Raymond



Case Findings on the McKennon Roll

The following are various US Supreme Court case findings concerning the McKennon Roll. U.S. Supreme Court Winton V. Amos, 255 U.S. 373 (1921) 255 U.S. 373 Winton et al. V. Amos et al. No. 6. Bounds V. Same. No. 7. London V. Same. No. 8. Field Et Al. V. Same. No. 9. Beckham V. Same.



Biographical Sketch of Paul Pinckney

Under the head of “The Press” comes the name of Paul Pinckney, one of the foremost newspaper men of the county, and editor and proprietor of the San Mateo Times. Mr. Pinckney was born in South Carolina on March 24, 1869. His early education was accomplished in the common-schools and supplemented by a course under



Mississippi Cemetery Records

Mississippi Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Mississippi county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing.



Natchez Burial Customs

When referring to the burial customs of the Natchez, that most interesting of the many tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley, the early writers by whom the tribe was visited seldom alluded to the rites which attended the final disposition of the remains of the less important members of the nation, but devoted themselves to



Choctaw Burial Customs

Thus the greater part of the southern country was claimed and occupied by tribes belonging to the Muskhogean group, who were first encountered by the Spanish explorers of the early sixteenth century, and who continued to occupy the region until removed during the first half of the nineteenth century. For three centuries they are known



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