Melungeons Yesterday and Today
The Melungeons are of uncertain mixed ancestry living in the mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. These people were sometimes known as The Blue People, because they are part negro, Indian, and other nationalities.
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Who are the Melungeons?
Origin of the Term Melungeon
Melungeon Physical Characteristics
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1st Tenn Allen Dromgoole ancestry Bat Creek Stone Blackwater Bonnie Ball born Bowlin cabins Carthaginian census century Chattanooga Cherokee Claiborne County dark-skinned Dromgoole's early Melungeons East Tennessee Edward Price family heads free persons Gibson Goins Goinses Gordon Graysville hair Hambrick Hancock County Hattler Hawkins County historian History of Tennessee hundred included inscription John Kentucky Knoxville land later legend letter listed lived Lost Tribe Lumbees lungeons Madoc Mahala marriage Melungeon descendants Melungeon family Melungeon names Melungeon settlements Melungeon territory migration Miss Martha Collins mixed-blood groups Morison Mormon mountains mulatto Mullins Nashville Nashville Banner Nashville Tennessean nessee Newman's Ridge North Carolina number of Melungeon origin persons of color Phoenician Portuguese probably records Rhea County River Rogersville says settled settlers Sevier Sneedville South Southeast Spanish story Tennessean Tennessee Supreme Court tion Valley Vardy Virginia Welsh Indians Wilkes County Williams writers