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Amatoya Moytoy
Moytoy Pigeon Of Tellico Moytoy
Tame Doe


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Kingfisher Skayagustuegwo

Tame Doe 1

  • Born: 1714 1
  • Marriage: Kingfisher Skayagustuegwo in 1728 in Cherokee Nation East
  • Buried: Cherokee 1

bullet   Ancestral File Number: 159.


bullet  General Notes:

Some say she was the granddaughter of Moytoy, that her mother was thesecond daughter of Chief Moytoy.
He was from the Overhills, 1746-1760. Also called Canacaughte,
Canorcortuker, Connecorte, Emperor of Chota, Standing Turkey, and Uku of
Chota. He removed the English appointed rulership over the Cherokee nation,
and brought all four settlement areas under Chota in 1753-1754. He was
Moytoy's brother, and the uncle of Little Carpenter. He died in 1760, and
gave his authority to Kittegunsta and Oconostota. His title was known as the
'Fire King.'
He was from the Valley towns, 1751-1757. Also called Colinna, Corane, King
of the Valley, and Raven of Hiwassee. He was very influential with the
leaders of the Overhills, and related to Little Carpente, Moytoy, and Old
Hop. Several sons mentioned, such as Moytoy, Pigeon, Skiakow, and Skienah.
Some records list him as deceased by 1757.


Tame married Kingfisher Skayagustuegwo in 1728 in Cherokee Nation East. (Kingfisher Skayagustuegwo was born in Cherokee Nation East 1 and died in Cherokee Nation East 1.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

The Cherokees did not marry as we think of it today.

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