Here is a list of urls that I have found that deal with various Melungeon
families and research. Please send in any urls that you have
used during your research too.
This site contains many other Melungeon connections: Martha Short's
Melungeon links page:
1. The American Local History Network,
Melungeon Research page;
2. The Melungeon Heritage Association, Inc.,
3. The Melungeon List Webpage
4.Short's Country Store; click on Melungeon Information. Martha has two
pages on Melungeons so choose to look at both.
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~mtnties Mountain Ties or
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/3778/ Melungeon Page
5.In Plain Site
A fascinating site describing archaelogical findings in the middle of
United States of folks who were not supposed to be here but were.
6.The Melungeon Outpost; a place for sharing...
7. GenForum has a Melungeon site where you can read and post queries.
http://genforum.genealogy.com/melungeon/ or go to the GenForum site and
type in: Melungeon
8. If you are on AOL, go to aol's Genealogy Forum, click `Messages,'
`Ethnic and Special Groups,' `Melungeons.' You can read and post queries
9. Under One Sky is a Melungeon news magazine. There are connections
other Melungeon sites.
10. The Melungeon Health Education and Support Network
This is my page on the health issues facing Melungeon
descendants. It is MOST important that descendants understand the
Mediterranean illness that can affect them. Please view this page with
that in mind.
11. Home of the Original Kansas Sundowner! Click on the Melungeon
12. Appalachia Creek Family History & Research
13. Appalachian Mountain Families
14. The Mystery of the Melungeons
15.Smythe County News
16. This site is under construction but keep going back for additions
Our Family Tree- researching Martin, Van Namee, Mann, Goodman, Lowry,
Rutledge, Roark and others; seeking info about Melungeons, Native
Americans and Black Dutch.
Hancock County, the home of the Melungeons
Melungeons and Redbones
The Melungeons: Blue Ridge Country Magazine
The Mystery of the Melungeons, by Nancy Sparks Morrison
IIGS=D6 Newsletter - October 1998
Ashworth Family Page
Leven Cole Page
Haw Orchard Cemetary, Grayson Co. Va
Family History Page of Donald and Cedarsong Panther-Yates.
Appalchian Creek Research page
Bolling (including Bolen, Boling, Bowling, etc.) and Baker family
Bunch Family of KY
Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware Free African
Virginia's Indians, Past and Present
The Kentucky Explorer Magazine - this site has a fully functional
board with search capabilities. Many Melungeon surnames listed here.
Biggs Family Researchers
Davis Family Researchers
The Gowen Research
Searching all spellings of this name including Goen, Goings, Goin/s,
Gouen, Gorins and many others.
New River Notes, resources for the Upper New River Valley of NC &
VA. (Ashe, Alleghany, Watagua and Wilkes County, North Carolina and
Grayson County, & SW VA.
A picture showing the view from Newman's Ridge, Hancock Co., TN, right
outside of Sneedville, TN and home of the Melungeons
The Melungeons: Tri-Racial Isolates In a Clinch (Valley) - a short
Southwest Virginia History and Genealogy (Many Melungeon surnames on the
39. Melungeon Research page
40.From Virginia Tech, comes the story of MELUNGEON-COLORED, by Mildred
Excellent story - be sure to read it.
41. Renegade Cherokee includes the BOGGS family and more information on
those of Cherokee descent who did not go on the Trail of Tears.
42. Melungeon Connections is a new site that has some great info and
connected sites available:
43 A Taliaferro webpages from which some Tollivers are finding
http://assentweb.com/taliaferro/ and http://taliaferro.net/
44. From Gowen research a LOT of information on the Melungeons with
other surnames included and much data on the movement and placement of
Melungeons and their beginnings: Be sure to scroll down and read the part
I Am Proud to Be a Melungeon and the two peices by Evelyn McKinley Orr.
45. Virginia DeMarce has written much against Brent Kennedy's book. Here
Kennedy defends his theories and gives added information on the
46. Shalacy Manderson, 12 years old, is an up and coming songstress of
Melungeon descendancy. She has a wonderful song her parent wrote, simply
called The Melungeon Song. Visit her page, hear the song and check out
her links to her Melungeon ancestry
47. Baber Connection: In the Shadows of the Blue Ridges. This
interesting story of one family's trouble with 'color' and the hiding of the picture
of "Baber," in a cedar chest, tells much about the way that many Melungeons
were forced to live.
http://baberfamilytree.org/People/shadows.htm#James Reed Baber
48 Denton Family and other Kentucky Surnames (Denham Connections).
49. Appalachian Origin Fuels Race Debate, an older article but with some
50. Family Genealogy:
This site has several Melungeon surnames listed.
51. This new website is Sherry Huff's and it contains some Melungeon
52. Brenda Nichols Melungeon page. Unlike a lot of us Brenda knew all
her life that she was a Melungeon descendant. This site is from her
prespective as such. :
53. The Melungeon Homepage:
The Premier Melungeon research page.
54.THE WAYBACK MACHINE This following url will get you to some OLD sites that
used to be on the net but are no longer there. IF you know the OLD url,
you insert it into the search engine and most of the time a page or two will
Melungeon Heritage Association
Gowen Research Foundation Guests Page
the Black Irish Myth
American Plantations and Colonies - Virginia Ships & Passengers, 1690-1699
Multimap.com: Online Maps to Everywhere
Begin with Colonial U.S.
Darlene Wilson on Race
Kennedy's response to DeMarce
The Forgotten Ancestors of the West Virginia Guineas
Melungeon Source Page
Melungeon Names by Geographic Area
Appalachian Mountain Families
"1790" / "1800" County Tax Lists of Virginia
Santa Elena home page
Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia
Ask a Dentist - UDENT is Your Source.
For the shovel teeth naturally!! :-)
Melungeon Definition 2000 While new information continues to come in about Melungeon origins, this
concensus definition is still a pretty good one.