Melungeon (/ m ə ˈ l ʌ n dʒ ən / mə-LUN-jən) is a term traditionally applied to one of numerous "tri-racial isolate" groups of the Southeastern United States.
Jack Goins poses the Hawkins County Archives Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Rogersville, Tenn. Goins is of Melungeon descent and has researched Melungeon ...
Nowadays, it seems that every other black-haired, mountain dweller claims Melungeon roots. The name refers to a specific set of families. Traditionally dark-featured ...
History and description of several groups known as Melungeon.
What are the Physical Characteristics of the Melungeons? There are some physiological characteristics which are not entirely documented, but seem to be ...
Melungeon Genealogy. In Tim Hashaw's book, Children of Perdition, he states, "Melungeons have lived in the mountains so long that no one remembers where they came from.
The woman in this photograph is an ancestor in my family tree. Her last name is Oxendine. The Oxendines are a common Melungeon and Lumbee Indian name.
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Some have been described as being "swarthy" or at least somewhat dark-skinned in appearance, but the physical characteristics of Melungeons differ greatly.
Anthony P. Cavender, "The Melungeons of Upper East Tennessee: Persisting Social Identity," Tennessee Anthropologist 6 (1981): 27-36; C. S. Everett, "Melungeon History ...