Quapaw Indians

Quapaw Tribe: Meaning “downstream people.” They were known by some form of this word to the Omaha, Ponca, Kansa, Osage, and Creeks. Also called: Akansa, or Arkansas, by the Illinois and other Algonquian Indians, a name probably derived from one of the Quapaw social subdivisions. Beaux Hommes, a name given them by the French. Bow



Houses of the Quapaw Tribe

The Quapaw, the southernmost tribe of the Dhegiha group, occupied several villages west of the Mississippi, near the mouth of the Arkansas. When the closely allied tribes had removed from their ancient habitat in the upper valley of the Ohio, and had arrived at the mouth of that stream, the Quapaw are believed to have,



Desha County, Arkansas Census

  Desha County, Arkansas was formed from Arkansas County in 1838. 1840 Desha County, Arkansas Census Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free TrialĀ Free 1840 Census Index 1840 Desha County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems Free 1840 Census Transcription Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S.



Desha County, Arkansas 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 Geographic Genealogy. Tillar Cemetery    



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