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There were probably many intermarriages that took place, but due to the Georgia Laws regarding Native Americans, the individuals may have faded into the white culture which makes research extremely difficult.
The Muscogee Indians were the first settlers
of this section of Georgia. The more common usage of "Creek Indians" derived
from the fact that they lived along the Creeks, and the White Man used this term.
Images of 1832 Creek Indian Census. I'm not sure where this was taken -- but most Creek moved Westward out of GA, so their roots would have been in GA.
Mailing listsTo join the CREEK-SOUTHEAST-L
discussion list! Send e-mail, put subscribe in the subject line.
QUERY-INFORMATION BOARDGet help with your questions about SE Creeks and
meet other researchers.
Post your own Query! SE
Creeks Query This list is "gatewayed" to the CREEK-SOUTHEAST-L. Judy White
is the Manager for this Board
QUERY Mary Carroll (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the manager for this Rootsweb
Lance Hall's Creek Indian Researcher PageComprehensive
page by Lance Hall includes census, obituaries, "how to's".
Indian Lands Cessions
in Georgia. Covers treaties showing land ceded by the Creeks to federal
government and the role that Georgia Governor Troup played.
Native American Census Project
Be sure to click the "Read about Native American Enumerations" link at the top. http://www.us-census.org/native/
There is a wealth of information covering many different tribes at the Oklahoma Territory - Indian Territory USGenWeb Project site. https://sites.rootsweb.com/~itgenweb/.
The NARA web site hosts an informative article by Kent Carter, Director of National Archives-Fort Worth Branch, entitled Wantabes and Outalucks: Searching for Indian Ancestors in Federal Records. The article describes federal records of Native Americans and their value for genealogy.http://www.archives.gov/research_room/genealogy/research_topics/native_american_research.html
Local NARA facilities might hold area specific records: http://www.archives.gov/facilities/index.html
The Department of the Interior (DOI) has a page of helps for genealogical research: http://www.doi.gov/ancestry.html
A DOI pdf file listing contact information for tribal leaders: http://www.doi.gov/leaders.pdf
LINKS to FIND OUT MOREHere are some excellent pages to help you on your
Creek Towns Settlements were spread along the watercourses of the
Chattahoochee, Apalachicola, Flint, and Ochlockonee rivers.
Carol Middleton's AMONG
THE CREEK or Text Format
Combines documents and stories to provide a living
Bibliography on Creek Indians
Muscogee Creek Nation of Today
Muscogee-A Study of the Creek
Indians. Four pages covering many topics.
Native American page
Native American Resource Center Native
American Resource Center Type in your surnames.
Northern Georgia Cherokee
Site dedicated to helping researchers with "mixed blood" find their roots.
White Men with
Indian Families White men living in the Cherokee Indian Nation East. While
this does not directly pertain to Muscogee County residents, it may be
Rootsweb Native American
Data Search site If you suspect your ancestors were Native American you
check out this site.
History Many links to Southeastern Indian history and maps.
Nation Census Rolls This contains a list of the Creek Nation Census rolls.
Genealogy Forum: Native American Resource Center: Creek Roll
More Native American Links
and reports regarding the 1857 Old Settlers Roll and the 1857 Creek Payroll
African - Native American HeritageThe African-Native
See especially Creek and Seminole
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