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Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Who Is Michajah Bunch
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2002 19:20:14 EST
In a message dated 10/27/2002 7:12:03 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Joanne, the page this was taken from wasn't from Jack's book, was it? If
> I clearly missed it. My question: Reading the page at the URL provide,
> say that Bullard was the last of the blood line of Cherokees who didn't go
> the trail of tears. How can they say that? It can't possibly be true.
> from a bloodline of Cherokees who didn't go west, according to family oral
> history, which I have no reason to doubt. There are a lot of survivors
> whose ancestors where Cherokee who didn't go on the trail of tears.
> Do you think I'm reading this differently than the author intended?
> Knoxville Journal, 17 August 1991
Knoxville Journal September 2, 1991
The two pages from which you quoted were printed in the Knoxville Journal in
1991 from the obituary of Michael Joseph Bullard. There is one link on the
page which is genealogical work on the Micajah Bunch family which was
contributed by JACK GOINS. There is also a link to the BUNCH page by Anne
Fialcowitz which includes an excerpt from the book by JACK GOINS.
The items you mentioned were not from Jack Goins. I presented it as I found