Cape Fear Indians
|Regions with significant populations|
|Originally from North Carolina|
Their name for the area was Chicora. Of their villages, only one, Necoes, is known by name. The colonists noted Necoes as located about 20 miles from the mouth of the Cape Fear River, in present-day Brunswick County.
The remaining Cape Fear Indians were not defeated, but they retreated and left the area by 1725. Surnames among the group- Graham's, Bryant's, Jacobs, Bowen's, Young's, Lacewell's, Freeman's, Brown's, Moore's, Spaulding's, Blank's, Webb's, Campbell's and many more families.
- Swanton, John R. (1952; reprinted 2003). The Indian Tribes of North America, p. 75. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company.
- Conser, Walter H., Jr. (2006). A Coat of Many Colors: Religion and Society Along the Cape Fear River of North Carolina p. 32. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2405-0.