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Machapunga Indians

Machapunga Tribe: Said to mean “bad dust,” or “much dirt,” in the native Algonquian language. Machapunga Connections. The Machapunga belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock. Machapunga Location. In the present Hyde County and probably also...

O. C. Mason

Private, Co. H, 30th Div., 120th Regt., Inf.; of Hyde County; son of Sylvanus and Mrs. Mag Mason. Husband of Mrs. Bettie (Patrick) Mason. Entered service June 5, 1917, at Swan Quarter, N.C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., and Calais, France, May...

Machapunga Tribe

Machapunga Indians (‘bad dust'; from matchi ‘bad’, pungo ‘dust’ (Heckewelder), or perhaps ‘much dust,’ from massa ‘great’, in allusion to the sandy soil of the district). An Algonquian tribe formerly living in Hyde...

Coree Tribe

Coree Indians. A tribe, possibly Algonquian, formerly occupying the peninsulas of Neuse river, in Carteret and Craven counties, North Carolina. They had been greatly reduced in a war with another tribe before 1696, and were described by Archdale as having been a...

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