Genealogy Projects tagged with shawnee on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Clean-up Thomas McKee and son Col. Alexander McKee and their wives

    Clean-up Thomas McKee and son Col. Alexander McKee, and their wivesWives of Alexander McKeee are:* --- McKee * Edna Yellow Britches Mckee (---), Rising Sun, Shawnee Kispoko and the wife of his father Thomas is:* Margaret Tecumsapah McKee (Opessa) Thomas McKee son of Alexander *no profile for a wifeThis project is being started as a result of a message received: >>Ok folks, here's the deal. All ...

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  • East Central University

    Wikipedia =East Central University (shortened to ECU or East Central) is a public, co-educational teaching university located in Ada, in the south central region of the U.S. State of Oklahoma. East Central one of the six universities that are part of Oklahoma's Regional University System. Beyond its flagship campus is Ada, the university has courses available in McAlester, Shawnee, Ardmore, and...

  • Five Moons: world of the ballerinas from Oklahoma

    ==Geni Special Collections pilot project== The Five Moons are five Native American ballerinas from the U.S. state of Oklahoma who achieved international prominence during the 20th century. They are Yvonne Chouteau , Rosella Hightower , Moscelyne Larkin , and sisters Maria Tallchief and Marjorie Tallchief . "Their remarkable accomplishments showcased American dance and talent to the world when R...

  • Shawnee Genealogy and History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Shawnee, indigenous peoples of North America. ==Who are the Shawnee?==(from comes from the Algonquin word "shawun," meaning "southerner." Shawnee usually call themselves the Shawano or Shawanoe or Shawanese. They are an Algonquian-speaking people native to North America. Historically they inhabited the areas of ...

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  • Indian Wars: Lord Dunmore's War (1774)

    From Wikipedia Lord Dunmore's War — or Dunmore's War — was a 1774 conflict between the Colony of Virginia and the Shawnee and Mingo American Indian nations.The Governor of Virginia during the conflict was John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore — Lord Dunmore. He asked the Virginia House of Burgesses to declare a state of war with the hostile Indian nations and order up an elite volunteer militia forc...