This ALCORN Family has origins Maryland.
This BOOKER Family has origins in the tidewater area of Virginia. Sub-familes that have married in include: Bernadino, Black , Bowden, Braxton, Brewster, Brice, Bundy, Coleman, Comadore, Cooper, Daniels, Davis, Gayles, Hill, Lenoir, Lumm, Martin, Morris, Page, Reed, Samuels, Saunders, Trent, Watson, Wynn
This HARRIS family has origins in North Carolina. Sub-families that have married in include: Allen, Alston, Becoat, Bacon, Barnes, Bennett, Brown, Carter, Cox, Fain, Faulkner, Goode, Gray, Hales, Johnson, Luck, Marshall, Mills, Nicholson, Parker, Pennington, Peyton, Rice, Proctor, Queen, Robinson, Russell. The slave master for this family group has been identified. This family will be having a family reunion July 2001.
NICHOLSON family originated in North Carolina. Sub-families that have married in include: Balthrop, Boyd, Brown, Roberson/Robinson
Origins for the QUEEN family are in Maryland. Sub-families that married in include: Alcorn, Bedford, Blake, Fountain, Harris, Smallwood, Spears, Summers, Walter or Waller, Washington
This REED/REEDE family originated in Virginia. Research for this surname has proven challenging at best.
The NANTICOKE Indians originate in what is now known as Vienna, Dorchester County, Maryland and Sussex County, Delaware. Vienna is where the original 5,000+ acre reservation was established, originally called Chicone. The current tribe is based in Millsboro, Sussex County, DE with sister tribes in Cheswold, Kent County, DE and Bridgeton, Cumberland County, NJ. It is known that Nanticoke families migrated to Pennsylvania (many to Philadelphia and Bucks County), New York, Michigan, Indiana and Canada. My direct line Nanticoke families are the Coursey and Johnson lineages. Other Nanticoke family surnames include, Clark, Davis, Harmon/Harman, Jack, Jackson, Morris, Mosley, Norwood, Ridgeway, Sockum, Sterrett, Street, Wright and others.
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