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Choctaw Indians

Choctaw Tribe: Meaning unknown, though Halbert (1901) has suggested that they received their name from Pearl River, “Hachha”. Also called: Ani’-Tsa’ta, Cherokee name. Flat Heads, from their custom of flattening the heads of infants. Henne’sb, Arapaho name. Nabuggindebaig, probably the Chippewa name for this tribe, signifying “flat heads.” Pans falaya, “Long Hairs,” given by Adair. Sanakfwa, Cheyenne name, meaning “feathers sticking up above the ears.” Té-qta, Quapaw name. Tca-qtr£ an-ya-df, or Tea-qti ham-ya, Biloxi name. Tca-t a, Kansa name. Tetes Plates, French equivalent of “Flat Heads.” Tsah-tfl, Creek name. Choctaw Connections. This was the largest tribe belonging to the southern Muskhogean branch. Linguistically, but not physically, it was most closely allied with the Chickasaw and after them with the Alabama. Choctaw Location. Nearly all of the Choctaw towns were in the southeastern part of Mississippi though they controlled the adjoining territory in the present State of Alabama. The small tribes of Mobile were sometimes called Choctaw. (See also Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Arkansas.) Choctaw Villages From the earliest times of which we have any knowledge the Choctaw villages were distributed into three divisions: a southern, a northeastern, and a western, though a central group may also be distinguished. The southern division is fairly well defined by our several informants, but there is considerable disagreement with reference to the others. One authority gives but two divisions, an eastern and a western, and even cuts up the southern group between them. The following locations were established largely by Mr. H. S. Halbert (1901): Southern or Sixtown Division: Bishkun, in the northern part of Jasper County. Bissasha, on the west side...

Louisiana Cemetery Records Sabine to St. Helena Parish

Louisiana Cemetery records are listed by parish then name of cemetery within the Louisiana parish. 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. Louisiana Cemetery Records Acadia to Calcasieu ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Caldwell to Concordia ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Desoto to Franklin ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Grant to Lincoln ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Pointe Coupe to Richland ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Sabine to St. Helena ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records St. James to St. Tammany ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tangipahoa ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Tensas ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records Winn ParishLouisiana Cemetery Records: Livingston – Natchitoches ParishesLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Natchitoches to Plaquemines ParishLouisiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Terrebonne to West Feliciana Sabine Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Sabine Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Aimwell Cemetery Aimwell Cemetery with Funeral and Obituary Links Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Bayou Scie Cemetery Belmont Cemetery Bethsadia Cemetery Beulah Cemetery Bossier Cemetery Carter Cemetery Cassell Cemetery Cedar Grove Baptist Cemetery Clearwater Cemetery Clyde Cemetery Converse Cemetery Dove (Spiker) Cemetery Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery Elm Baptist Cemetery Fender Cemetery Fisher Cemetery Florien Cemetery Florien Cemetery with Funeral and Obituary Links Forrest Hill Cemetery Friendship Cemetery Ft. Jesup Cemetery Jerusalem Cemetery Jerusalem Cemetery Knippers Cemetery Lakeview Cemetery Lester Cemetery Little Flock Baptist Cemetery Many Cemetery Martin Cemetery Coburn/Bellwood McCaskill Cemetery McComic Cemetery Merritt Cemetery Middle Creek Cemetery Mitchell Cemetery Mt Carmel Cemetery Mt. Freedom Cemetery Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery Mt. Zion Cemetery New Hope Cemetery Noble Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Oak Hill Cemetery Old McCollister Family Graveyard Old Pisgah Cemetery Oxley Cemetery Partial Listing Parrott Cemetery Parrott-Quirk Cemetery...

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