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Appalachian people

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mary foust, daughter of daniel foust - never left east tennessee, lived to nearly 100 - visited by president teddy roosevelt - her loom is in the museum of appalachia

Mary Foust was the daughter of Daniel Foust. She never left East Tennessee and lived to be around 100 years old. When former President Teddy Roosevelt was visiting Tennessee she was considered the oldest living American at the time and he traveled to meet her and eat one of her home cooked meals. Sis and Coon were her children and her dog was named Pen. An American chestnut tree can be seen in the upper right hand corner of the photo. Mary was famous for living an unchanged lifestyle that…

Melungeon Riddle Solved by Autosomal DNA Project    This is mush and has not been proven.

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Appalachia. Photographer Albert J. Ewing. The photograph was likely taken in southern Ohio or West Virginia, ca. 1890-1910.

Appalachia. Photographer Albert J. Ewing. The photograph was likely taken in southern Ohio or West Virginia, ca. 1890-1910.

The Mystery of the Melungeons, the “Lost Tribe of Appalachia”

The mixed-race Melungeon people from Appalachia can be tough for descendants to trace. Learn some origin theories and tips for starting your research.

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Appalachian culture is full of myths, monsters, and ghost stories. Read on for the most famous Appalachian folklore stories and superstitions.

Melungeon--"tri-racial isolate" group of the Southeastern U.S. (Cumberland Gap area of Appalachia--East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and East Kentucky). Mixed European, sub-Saharan African, and Native American ancestry.

When Dr. Thomas Walker and Daniel Boone first explored what they would name the Cumberland Gap, the pass which allowed western expansion by the colonists in the Mid-Atlantic region in 1750 – …