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Elizabeth C. Hirschman

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Melungeons : The Last Lost Tribe In America
By author: Elizabeth C. Hirschman
Product Code: P245
ISBN: 9780865548619
Product Format: Paperback
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Price:  $19.00
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Hirschman's research indicates the earliest American settlers were of Mediterranean extraction, and of a Jewish or Muslim religious persuasion. Sometimes called “Melungeons,” these early settlers were among the earliest nonnative “Americans” to live in the Carolinas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia, perhaps including Daniel Boone, John Sevier, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and Andrew Jackson.