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Subject: Famous Chiefs & Cherokees - Part 3
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 20:26:53 -0500


Famous Chiefs & Cherokees - Part 3

OAKEHALPE
He was from the Overhills, 1752. The English Captain of Great Tellico. Name
probably of Creek origin.

OAKEHOGE
He was from the Overhills, 1752 Also called Coweetaateechee. Known as the
King of Great Tellico. Coweeta refers to Lower Creek. Oak refers to water.

OCCOUNACO
He was from the Overhills, 1730. The White Owl SEE Little Carpenter.

OCONACO
He was from the Lower towns, 1751. The headman of Sugartown. One of nine
leaders from the Lower towns.

OCONECA
He was from the Overhills, 1759. Signed a treaty with South Carolina in
1759. One of six Overhill leaders.

OCONOSTOTA
He was from the Overhills, Born: 1711, Died: 1783. Name was an English
phonetical spelling of the Cherokee term "Aganstata." Also called Beloved
Warrior of Chota, First Warrior, Great Warrior of Chota, Skiagunsta Chota,
and Skiagunsta Settico. SEE: Aganstata.

OLD BARK
He was from the Overhill, 1756 Went to Virginia in 1756.

OLD CHUCKLE
He was from the Lower towns, 1730-1756. A headman in the Lower towns. Served
the French interest in 1751. May be Old Checkle of Tenase in 1730, who was a
Creek Indian.

OLD HOP
He was from the Overhills, 1746-1760. Also called Canacaughte,
Canorcortuker, Connecorte, Emperor of Chota, Standing Turkey, and Uku of
Chota. He removed the English appointed rulership over the Cherokee nation,
and brought all four settlement areas under Chota in 1753-1754. He was
Moytoy's brother, and the uncle of Little Carpenter. He died in 1760, and
gave his authority to Kittegunsta and Oconostota. His title was known as the
'Fire King.'

OLD PRINCE
He was from the Overhills, 1757. He was from Toqua, and sons (without names)
are mentioned in records

OLD WARRIOR
He was from the Overhills, 1756-1757. He was from Tomatley. fie was an
English informer to Captain Raymond Demere at Fort Loudon of the Overhills.

OLD WARRIOR
He was from the Middle towns, 1751. He was from Tuckasegee.

OLD WAR WOMAN
She was from the Overhills, 1751. The leader of the Women's War Council,
which was later occupied by Nancy Ward, Ward could not have been this women,
for she was only 13 years old in 1751.

ONATOWE
He was from the Valley towns, 1751-1761 Also called Onotony. 2nd headman
over Little Tellico. Served the, English interest, and was the brother of
Round O (Shonguttam), Went on Little Carpenter's peace delegation to the
English in 1761.

ONE EYED WARRIOR
He was from the Valley towns, 1761. A headman in Little Tellico,

ONISCA
He was from the Lower towns, 1751. He was from Keowee.

ONNAKANNOY 1730.
Also called Ounakannowie. Was not allowed to go to England in 1730.

ORNSEO
He was from the Lower towns, 1754.

OSQUOZUFTOIE
He was from the Middle towns, 1751. The headman of Tucksoie.

OSTENACO
He was from the Overhills, 1746-177. Also called Antossity Ustoneeka, Judd's
Friend, Judge's Friend, Mankiller of Tellico, and Rusteenekobagan. He was
Oconostota's Chief of Staff, or 2nd Head warrior. Served the French interest
until his trip to England in 1762 with Lt Henry Timberlake. Close friend of
Oconostota and Old Hop. Originally from Hiwassee, though his mother was from
Settico. He was listed in Chota, Great Tellico, Hiwassee, Judd's Creek, and
Settico. He became a Mankiller in 1746. He was born about 1715, and was the
youngest of four brothers. One of Wilma Mankiller's ancestors.

OUCAH 1759.
Held hostage at Fort Prince George by the British and murdered in February
1760.

OUKAH ULAH
He was from the Over"Is, 1759. Name defined as "ruler to be." One of two
sons of Old Hop, and Possibly Standing Turkey.

OUKANDEKAH
He was from the Overhills, 1730. Probably Little Carpenter.

OUKAYUDA 1730.
The Oukah Ulah or King to be (ruler to be). Went on trip to England in
1730.

OUSANATAH 1759.
Held hostage at Fort Prince George by the British and murdered in February
1760.

OUSANOLETAH 1759.
Held hostage at Port Prince George by the British and murdered in February
1760.

OUSLENARIA
He was from the Overbills, and associated with Little Carpenter.

OUSONALETAK
He was from the Middle towns, 1757-1760. Also called Ousunuletta of Ioree.
He was the headman of the Valley town, Tomatley for a period. He died as a
hostage at Fort Prince George in February 1760.

OUTOSSITY
He was from the Overhills. SEE: Mankiller of Tomatley.

OWASTA
He was from the Lower towns, 1684. Signed the Treaty of 1684 with South
Carolina. He was from Toxaway.

OWASTA
He was from the Lower towns, 1753. The Beloved Man of Toxaway. May be the
signer in 1684.

OXINAA
She was from the Overhills, SEE: Nancy Butler.

OZUSTA
He wag from the Lower towns, 1751. The Catawba King and headman of Keowee.

PARTRIDGE
He was from the Lower towns, 1714-1717. Associated with Ceasar and Charite
Hagey in trade relations with South Carolina.

PIGEON
He was from the Valley towns, 1757. Cherokee name, Amoyah. A son of the
Raven of Himassee. He was called Woey by the whites. He was held hostage at
Fort Prince George in 1759, but released with Oconostota. In 1761, he worked
with Saloue (Seroweh) and Ostenaco in Oconostota's War against the English.

PIPE 1761.
A young Cherokee warrior who was a messenger from Virginia.

PRINCE OF CHOTA
He was from the Overhills, 1746-1768. SEE: Kittegunsta.

PRINCE OF IOREE
He was from the Middle towns, 1754-1758. SE& Kittegunsta of loree.

QUARRASATTAHE 1759.
Held hostage at Fort Prince George by the British and murdered in February
1760.

QUATSIS
She was from the Overhills, 1699. The mother of Oconostota and Mankiller of
Settico, and sister of the Raven of Settico. Supposed to have married John
Beamer in 1699. Born in 1683.

RAT
He was from the Lower towns, 1760. Associated with the Mankiller of
Nequassee, and was from Keowee.

RAVEN OF CHATUGA
He was from the Overhills, 1757. Served the English interest. He was from
Chatuga, and had a son mentioned.

RAVEN OF CHOTA
He was from the Overhills. SEE: Savanooka.

RAVEN OF COWEE
He was from the Middle towns, 1751. Associated with James May, and the
headman of Cowee. Took care of James May's horses.

RAVEN
He was from the Valley towns, 1751-1757. Also called Colinna, Corane, King
of the Valley, and Raven of Hiwassee. He was very influential with the
leaders of the Overhills, and related to Little Carpente, Moytoy, and Old
Hop. Several sons mentioned, such as Moytoy, Pigeon, Skiakow, and Skienah.
Some records list him as deceased by 1757.

RAVEN
He was from the Middle towns, 1768, Called the Raven of Nequassee. He went
with Oconostota and Little Carpenter to New York to negotiate the Treaty of
Fort Stanwix.

RAVEN OF TENASE
He was from the Overhills, 1752.

RAVEN OF TOMATLEY
He was from the Overhills, 1761.

RAVEN OF TOQUA
He was from the Overhills, 1762. Died in battle in 1762.

RAVEN OF TOXAWAY
He was from the Lower towns, 1751- 1757. The head warrior over Toxaway. Had
grandchildren mentioned in 1753. Worked with Governor Glen of South Carolina
on the Cherokee boundaries associated with the Carolina Purchase of 1753.

RAVEN
He was from the Valley towns, 1761. Also called the Young Raven of Hiwassee.
He was the son of the Raven of Hiwassee.

RAYETAEH
He was from the Overhills, 1760-1788. Also called Corn Tassel (Onitositah)
and Old Tassel. Served as counselor to Oconostota. He was murdered in cold
blood by John Sevier's men in 1788. He was from Toqua, and served in Chota.
He was John Watt's uncle, and brother to Doublehead, Nettle Carrier, and
Pumpkin Boy.

ROUND O
He was from the Middle towns, 1754-1759. Also called Shonguttam. He was the
headman of the Out towns, and was from Stotoree or Tuskasegee. Deceased by
1761. A noted friend to the English.

SACHETCHE
He was from the Middle towns. He was the headman over several Upper towns.
He was from Tucologia.

SALOUE
He was from the Overhills, 1760. In the Lower Cherokee dialect, Seroweh.
Served as an officer in Oconostota's command in the Cherokee War of 1760.
Listed as young in 1760, and originally from Estatoe where he was a chief
Served the French interest.

SANNAOESTE
1759. Held hostage at Fort Prince George by the British and murdered in
February 1760.

SAVANNAH KING
He lived among the Savannahs, 1746. A diplomat from the Savannahs to the
Overhill Cherokees.

SAVANOOKA
He was from the Overhills, 1760-1776. Also called Sawanookee or Shawnee, and
Raven of Chota. lie was the nephew of Oconostota. Some say he was once
captured by the Shawnees, hence the name Savanooka or Shawnee. Others claim
he was Shawnee by birth, and captured by the Cherokees. He served as an
advisor to Oconostota. He was from Chota, though originally was probably
from Settico, as were most of Oconostota's relatives. His brother was
Chiesatebe, and sister, Kahtayah. May be the child of Oconostota's sister,
or the son of Oconostota's uncle, Caulunna of Settico.

SAVANTOOHEE
He was from the Valley towns, 1751. The headman over Little Tellico.

SCALELOSKE
He was from the Lower towns, 1760. Name defined as "speaker." He was the 2nd
warrior over Tomassee. He was killed as a hostage at Fort Prince George on
14 February 1760. He was from Tomassee.

SECOND WARRIOR
He was from the Lower towns, 1758, Second warrior over Estatoe.

SECOND WARRIOR
He was from the Middle towns, 1730. He met Sir Alexander Cumming in 1730,
and was from loree (Jore).

SECOND YELLOW BIRD
He was from the Lower towns, 1757. He led the Lower town warriors against
Fort Duquesne in 1757.

SEED
He was from the Overhills, 1760. Be, worked with the French agent, John
Lantaniack, and led missions to Fort Toulouse for supplies. He was from
Settico

SENNOTRONNEY
He was from the Middle towns, 1758. A headman in loree or Watoga.

SEQUROGHUENOY
He was from the Overhills, 1754 The, headman of Tellico.

SHALLELOCKE
He was from the Middle towns, 1761 Name defined as "speaker" of Stecoe.
Went with Little Carpenter's peace delegation to the English. He was
Ostenaco's brother

SHONGUTTAM
He was from the Middle towns, 1753. SEE: Round O.

SHOREY, ANN
She was from the Overhills, 1762. The half breed daughter of William Shorey,
who married John McDonald. She was John Ross's grandmother. After 1770, the
McDonald family moved to Lookout Mountain where they established a trading
post.

SHOTMOUTH
He was from the Valley towns, 1761. A headman in Tomatley.

SINNAWA
He was from the Overhills, 1684. Name defined as "spiritual leader of the
hawks.' Signed the Treaty of 1684 with South Carolina, and was from Big
Island Town.

SINNAWA
He was from the Middle towns, 1751-1753. Also called Chuchia, Hawkhead, and
Sinawaska Johnny. A headman in Tuakasegee. He took care of James Mays
horses. A warrior.

SKAYAGUSTA OUKAH
He was from the Lower towns, 1730. Also called Chief of Tasseta, Oukah Ulah,
and Skiagunsta. Made trip to England in 1730.

SKIAGUNSTA CHEOWEE
He was from the Lower towns, 1751. One of nine leaders of the Lower towns.

SIKLAGUNSTA COWEE
He was from the Middle towns, 1759. Name defined as 'Great Warrion' A
headman and warrior in Cowee.

SKIAGUNSTA KEOWEE
He was from the Lower towns, 1751- 1756.Also called Chachu, Great Warrior of
Lower towns, and Old Warrior. Probably the same as Skayagusta Oukah.

SKIAGUNSTA STECOE
He was from the Middle towns, 1759. Held hostage at Fort Prince George by
the British and murdered in February 1760

SKIAGUNSTA TELLICO
He was from the Overhills, 1751. One of the leaders of the Great Tellico
faction.

SKIAKOW
He was from the Valley towns, 1751. The son of the Raven of Hiwassee, and
was from Juforchee.

SKIAWECHI
He was from the Lower towns, 1753. Known to speak English well.

SKIENAH
He was from the Valley towns, 1751. The son of the Raven of Hiwassee, and
was from Little Hiwassee.

SKURRELEFTEKEE
He was from the Middle towns, 1758, A headman of loree (Jore) or Watoga.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Overhills, 1759.Called the Slave Catcher of Chota A close
friend of the Great Mortar.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Lower towns, 1760. Called the Slave Catcher of Conasatchee
(Sugar Town). Little Carpenter turned him over to the English as a murderer.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Middle towns, 1751. Cherokee name, Dayugidaski (Slave
Catcher). Cafled Slave Catcher of Conutroy. Associated with the murders at
the Oconees in 1751, and was anti-English.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Overhills, 1751. Cherokee name, Dayugidaski. Called Slave
Catcher of Great Tellico and Onecowe.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Middle towns, 1751 Called the Slave Catcher of Kituwah. He
demanded the death of the trader, Bernard Hughes.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Overhills, 1754-1775. Cherokee name, Dayugidaski. Called
Slave Catcher of Tenase. A headman in Tenase. Known as an old man in 1761,
and lived on Tellico River, He was supposed to have signed a deed at
Sycamore Shoals in 1775.

SLAVE CATCHER
He was from the Overhills, 1754-1761. Cherokee name, Dayugidaski. Called
Slave catcher of Tomatley Noted as a young man. He was sent as a diplomat to
the English by Oconostota in 1761.

SMALL POX CONJUROR
He was from the Overhills, 1751-1757. A friend of Old Hop, and father of
Kenoteta and Mankiller of Settico, May be father of Kittegunsta and
Oconostota. Served as headman of Settico and served on the Chota council.

SMITH'S FRIEND
He was from the Lower towns, 1756. Served the English interest He was from
Keowee.

SOUR HOMINY
Cherokee name, Kanahena.

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