Biloxi Tribe: Apparently a corruption of their own name Taneks anya, “first people,” filtered over the tongues of other Indians. Also called: Ananis Anaxis Annocchy, early French spellings intended for Taneks Polu’ksalgi, Creek name. Biloxi Connections. They belonged to the Siouan linguistic family. Biloxi Location. Their earliest historical location was on the lower course of Pascagoula River. (See also Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.) Biloxi Villages. None are known except those hearing the name of the tribe, unless we assume the “Moctobi” or “Capinans” to be a part of them. These, however, may have been merely synonyms of the tribal name.
Location: Rapides Parish LA
Biloxi Indians. A name of uncertain meaning, apparently from the Choctaw language. They call themselves Taneks haya, ‘first people.’ A small Siouan tribe formerly living in south Mississippi, now nearly or quite extinct. The Biloxi were supposed to belong to the Muskhogean stock until Gatschet visited the survivors of the tribe in Louisiana in 1886 and found that many of the words bore strong resemblance to those in Siouan languages, a determination fully substantiated in 1892 by J. Owen Dorsey. To what particular group of the Siouan family the tribe is to be assigned has not been determined; but it
Louisiana Cemetery records are listed by parish then name of cemetery within the Louisiana parish. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Pointe Coupe Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Pointe Coupe Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription Project) Bodies Moved from St. Ann’s Cemetery in the Morganza Floodway Chenal Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery Cottonwood Cemetery St. Ann’s Catholic Church Cemetery St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery St. Mary’s Cemetery St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Cemetery Rapides Parish Following Cemeteries (hosted At Rapides Parish, Louisiana Tombstone Transcription