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From: "Jack Goins" <>
Subject: Re: [MELUNGEON] Portuguese Indians
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 19:30:55 -0400
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> Consider this;
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> Their legend, told in 1848 is they were Portuguese settlers who mixed with
> the Indians and then the blacks and whites after removing to >Tennessee.
> These Portuguese settlers lived along the Pee Dee River as early as 1735
> and were mixing with the "Indians" who lived or visited the Pee Dee River.
> In 1878 it was written that Tobias Gibson of the Pee Dee River embraced
> his 'Portuguese ancestry' -- later one of these Gibsons from the Pee Dee
> River removed to the old Cherokee town in Wilkes Co., NC -- before the
> Orange County clan moved there. These Gibsons were in fact related -- DNA
> has proven that. After leaving the old Cherokee country in Wilkes County
> they -- including families from the Pee Dee River -- removed to the old
> Cherokee lands on Newmans Ridge. Joanne Pezzullo

Joanne would you please tell us why!!! this 1848 visitor to Vardy Valley
came to this place and announced it was the Homeland of the Malungeons,
instead of going to your imaginary Melungeons on the Pee Dee River? And also
tell us why you are using DNA to prove your point? In fact, this DNA was
from a descendant you said was all wrong, remember Loaetta??? LOL Jack

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