I'm a historian and genealogist. My family primarily settled in Virginia and the Carolinas, then migrated throughout the South, ending up, ultimately in Texas. Some of the German lines emigrated directly to Galveston, however.
Some of my surnames are AMIS, BATTE, BLACKWELL, CANNON, CLAASSEN, COCKE, DAVIS, DONELSON, DUNCAN, GARRETT, HENRY, HESTER, HUDNALL, HURST, JACKSON, JONES, LEE, MURDOCK, PETTY, PRICE, REDDEN, SATTERLEY, SCHWARTZ, SELLICK, STRATTON, TRAVIS, AND WALLER.
My husband's lines are from the Navajo Nation (BILLY, JAMES, Y. BEGAY), Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas and Citizen Nation Potawatomi (CADUE / CADIEUX, GOSLIN / GOSSELIN, and McKINNEY), and the Assiniboine, Gros Ventre, Nez Perce and Yankton of Fort Belknap and Fort Peck Reservations in Montana (ALLEN, BALL, BEAR, BRISBO, BROWN, CRASCO, GREY BOY, HAS THE EAGLE, KUHNHENN, MAIN, PERRY, THINKER and WARRIOR).