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by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Melungeon
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search
Replies: 0
Views: 160

Cabeza de Vaca Expedition DNA Search

Read my posts on thread at Native American DNA Search There are possible descendents of several noted members, including Lope de Oviedo, of the Narváez expedition whose heritage may originate on the central Gulf Coast. For people with indigenous ancestry of tribes of the Gulf Coast - Atakapa, Chitim...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

Interesting discussion JOURNAL ARTICLE Notes on the History of La Bahía del Espíritu Santo https://www.jstor.org/stable/30242768?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents “After successfully marching to the borders of Red River without encountering any resistance from the French, the Marquis received a royal...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

There was a Ft. Of same name in late 1600, that French named Ft. Louis, the Spain named Espiritu Santo in Texas. Note after the Spanish Explorersed, in earl Y turn or century, 1702: Spanish French moved from Biloxi and built Ft. In Mobile River moving to Current city on River near Bay entrance, Ft. ...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

https://narangahtravel.com/2017/11/bay-of-the-holy-spirit/ http://baldwincountyal.gov/all-mobile/community/about-baldwin-county/history-of-baldwin-county/historical-compilations-comprehensive-history https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Bay Note mentions 4 rivers as does Galveston Mobile Bay is an...
by D J Thornton
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

“Mobile Bay as the “Bahia del Espiritu Santo.” It credits this name to Spanish explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, who sailed the Gulf’s northern littoral in 1519” https://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2012/07/historian_finds_reason_to_ques.html http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMKKFZ_Bay_of_t...
by D J Thornton
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

Interesting, I didn’t think of this with my matches. Melungeon did think of Juan Parfo, and Desoto and others, but this explains certain regional historical matches before later Spanish Settlements.

Cabaza became an Indian Trader.
by D J Thornton
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Native American
Topic: Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Cabeza de Vaca's Gulf Coast Expedition DNA search

DNA Search There are possible descendents of several noted members, including Lope de Oviedo, of the Narváez expedition whose heritage may originate on the central Gulf Coast. For people with indigenous ancestry of tribes of the Gulf Coast - Atakapa, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Biloxi, Apalachee, and other...
by D J Thornton
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Taino
Replies: 0
Views: 120

Taino

“My great-grandmother was pure-blooded Taíno, my mother of mixed blood,” she said. “When I told people I was Taíno, they said, ‘What, are you crazy? There aren’t any left!’ But I don’t believe you have to look a certain way. I have all of my ancestors within me.” Read more: https://www.smithsonianma...
by D J Thornton
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: African
Topic: Panel discussion on Ancestry
Replies: 0
Views: 275

Panel discussion on Ancestry

A historian, a geneticist and an anthropologist discussion regarding dna testing, genealogy, cultural
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