Sugeree

Sugeree Indians

Last Updated on April 30, 2012 by Dennis Sugeree Tribe: Speck (1935) suggests Catawba yensr grihere, “people stingy,” or “spoiled,” or “of the river whose-water-cannot-be drunk.” Also called: Suturees, a synonym of 1715. Sugeree Connections. —No words of their language have been preserved, but there is every reason to suppose that they belonged to the […]

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Sugeree Tribe

Last Updated on July 24, 2014 by Sugeree Indians. A small tribe, supposed to have been Siouan, that lived near the Waxhaw in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and York County, South Carolina.  They occupied a fertile district and, according to Lawson inhabited many towns and settlements.  They were doubtless greatly reduced by the Yamasee War

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The Waxhaw and Sugeree Indians

Last Updated on August 10, 2014 by The two small tribes bearing the above designations are hardly known except in connection with the Catawba Indians, with whom they were afterward incorporated. They may be treated together. The tribes lived, respectively, about Waxhaw and Sugar (i. e., Sugeree) creeks, two small streams flowing into Catawba River

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