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The Cherokee Nation

It has been seen that De Soto passed over a portion of the country of these Indians in the territory which embraces Northern Georgia. The name Cherokee is derived from Chera, fire; and the Prophets of this nation were called Cherataghe, men of divine fire. The first that we hear of the Cherokees, after the Spanish invasion, is their connection with the early British settlers of Virginia. A powerful and extensive nation, they even had settlements upon the Appomattox River, and were allied by blood with the Powhattan tribe. The Virginians drove them from that place, and they retreated to the head of the Holston River. Here, making temporary settlements, the Northern Indians compelled them to retire to the Little Tennessee River, where they established themselves permanently. About the same time, a large branch of the Cherokees came from the territory of South Carolina, near Charleston, and formed towns upon the main Tennessee, extending as far as the Muscle Shoals. They found all that region unoccupied, except upon the Cumberland, where resided a roving band of Shawnees. But the whole country bore evidence of once having sustained a large Indian population. Such is the origin of the first Cherokee settlements upon the main Tennessee, but the great body of the nation appears to have occupied Northern Georgia and Northwestern Carolina as far back as the earliest discoveries can trace them. But very little was known of these natives until the English formed colonies in the two Carolinas. They are first mentioned when some of their Chiefs complained that the Savannas and Congerees attacked their extreme eastern settlements, captured their people...

Hall’s Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama

LOCATION: 1 1/2 miles N of Collinsville on Hwy 11, then 1/2 mile E. Date of survey, by Peggy Lykes of Collinsville, summer of 1964 Graves: Emma Ophelia Appleton, 18 July 1872 Ames B Hall, Mar 4, 1834-June 28, 1871 Mary Hall, Dec 18, 1800-Aug 8, 1875 Van Hall, Nov 12, 1800-Nov 4, 1874 Mrs. Emely Putman, Aug 14, 1818-Dec 23, 1887 Louisa A. Putman, Sept 20, 1848 Nancy Lackey, 1857 Mrs. S Brock, Dec 7, 1800-Mar 2, 1854 J A Brock, 1858 Asa Riggs Brindley, May 21, 18_ R T Brindley, Aug 11, 1819-Aug 9, 1848 Mrs R H Jolly, July 12, 1863 Susan P Hall, Apr 1, 1859-July 10, 1865 John Y Reed, July 1861 Joanah Waid, Oct 29, 1959-May 29, 1861 Samuel M Barkley, July 7, 1824-Aug 11, 1869 James S Hall, Oct 15, 1873-May 3, 1874 John B Hall, Feb 1, 1865-Aug 5,...

DeKalb County, Alabama Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Hosted at De Kalb County, USGenWeb Archives Project Allen Memorial Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Antioch Cemetery #3, Dekalb, Alabama Bailey’s Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Bailey’s Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Bankhead Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Beene Family Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Beeson (Scott) Cemetery, Dekalb County, Al Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Beulah’s Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Boyd Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Burnt Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Cagle Cemetery, Aka Deerhead Cove Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Countiss Cemetery, Shiloh Community, Dekalb, Alabama Eason-Johnson Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Fairview Church Of God Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Franklin Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Freeman Family Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Fuller Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Gardner Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Green Family Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Hammack Cemetery, Aka Lyons Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Hartline Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Highway Church Cemetery, Dekalb Co., Al Holly Springs Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Sallie Howard Memorial Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Huskey Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama James Steele Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Killian Family Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Lacy’s Chapel Baptist Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Lankford Family Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Leeth Cemetery Aka Old Lonesome Graveyard, Dekalb, Alabama Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Little River Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Lookout Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama Luther Cemetery, Kilpatrick, Dekalb County, Alabama Miller’s Chapel Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Morgan Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Dekalb Co., Al Mount Hermon Cemetery, Dekalb, Alabama Mountain Home Cemetery, Dekalb County, Alabama...

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