Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia

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Saturday September 9, 2017  10-3

Caledon State Park Village Set Up

Saturday September 23, 2017 9-12

Patawomeck FREE Flu Clinic

White Oak Fire Dept.

Saturday September 30, 2017 11-2:30

New Hope Methodist Church

Fall Festival Village Set Up

Sunday October 8, 2017 2pm.

Patawomeck Annual Meeting

Saturday November 4, 2017 9-3

Salem Church Library Village Set Up

Annual Patawomeck Craft Show

Saturday November 11, 2017 9-3

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Falmouth VA, 22403

 

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Membership

MEMBERSHIP IN THE PATAWOMECK TRIBE

We welcome all people of legally documentable Patawomeck Indian lineage who are dedicated to reviving and keeping alive the heritage of our ancestors to become active members of the Patawomeck Tribe if they meet the requirements listed below.

 

-In order to qualify for tribal membership, your Patawomeck family lineage must be documented. This is a step you must complete, to the best of your abilities, before requesting membership. The Tribe does not have the time or resources to complete the genealogy for every applicant. We do have access to various vital records of local families, (i.e. Newton, Monteith, Green, Sullivan, etc...)and may be able to fill in gaps during the application review process but the burden of genealogical proof lies with you, the applicant.

  • Your family must be listed on the 1860 census of the White Oak area of Stafford County or closely surrounding area (such as the city of Fredericksburg or Pasapatanzy in King George
  • Your family must have interacted with the White Oak or closely surrounding area in the 20th century.

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP

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***Each Individual must complete a separate application.*** We do not extend Group/Family Memberships***

 


1. Gather copies of the following documents.

 

Please do not send the original documents! We may not be able to return them to you.

 

 

  • Certified birth certificate for each individual applying for membership
  • A 6 generation copy of your family tree, including siblings for each family group
  • Pertinent marriage certificates and death certificates
  • Any other copies of documents that may be necessary for documentation purposes: Family Bible pages,   Church Records, etc..

 

2. Request an application from the Membership Coordinator for each individual via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by writing to the address below: