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Muskogee Indians

Muskogee. Meaning unknown, but perhaps originally from Shawnee and having reference to swampy ground. To this tribe the name Creeks was ordinarily applied. Also called: Ani’-Gu’sa, by the Cherokee, meaning “Coosa people,” after an ancient and famous town on Coosa River. Ku-รป’sha, by the Wyandot. Ochesee, by the Hitchiti. Sko’-ki han-ya, by the Biloxi. Muskogee Connections. The Muskogee language constitutes one division of the Muskhogean tongues proper, that which I call Northern. Muskogee Location. From the earliest times of which we have any record these people seem to have had towns all the way from the Atlantic coast of Georgia and the neighborhood of Savannah River to central Alabama. (See also Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.) Muskogee Villages It is difficult to separate major divisions of the Muskogee from towns and towns from villages, but there were certainly several distinct Muskogee tribes at a very early period. The following subdivisional classification is perhaps as good as any: Abihka (in St. Clair, Calhoun, and Talladega Counties): Abihka-in-the-west, a late branch of Abihka in the western part of the Creek Nation, Okla. Abihkutci, on Tallassee Hatchee Creek, Talladega County, on the right bank 5 miles from Coosa River. Kan-tcati, on or near Chocolocko, or Choccolocco, Creek and probably not far from the present “Conchardee.” Kayomalgi, possibly settled by Shawnee or Chickasaw, probably near Sylacauga, Talladega County. Lun-ham-ga, location unknown. Talladega, on Talladega Creek, Talladega County. Tcahki lako, on Choccolocco Creek in Talladega or Calhoun County. Atasi: Location on the upper Ocmulgee River on the Chattahoochee on the Tallapoosa in Tallapoosa County on the south side of the Tallapoosa in Macon...

St. Clair 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 Saint Clair County, USGenWeb Archives Project Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Box Cemetery, St. Clair County, Alabama Branchville Cemetery, St. Clair, Alabama Cedar Grove Cemetery, St. Clair, Alabama Chandler Mountain Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Community Church Cemetery (Black) Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Hopewell Cemetery, Saint Clair Co. Alabama Hulletts Chapel Cemetery – St. Clair County, Alabama Low Gap Cemetery, St. Clair, Alabama Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, St. Clair, Alabama New Deerman’s Methodist Church Cemetery Hosted at Magnolias & Peaches: Suthren Cuzzins Deerman Chapel Cemetery (Old Deerman) Hosted at St. Clair County ALGenWeb Ash Cemetery, Asheville The Moore Cemetery...

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