Surnames of Mixed Communities on the NC/VA border

In preparation for an upcoming brief talk on the subject, I have made this list showing seven prominent surnames in each of seven groups in northernmost NC and southernmost VA, for comparison with seven prominent surnames among Melungeons. Surnames that appear in more than one list are italicized. Listed in order of italicized names, with Melungeons, Winton Triangle, and Pell Mellers tied at four each that are shared with at least one other group.

FOUR SHARED SURNAMES

Hancock County Melungeons: Bolling, Bunch, Collins, Denham, Gibson, Goins, Mullins
Bertie County Pell Mell: Bass, Bunch, Butler, Cobb, Collins, Mitchell, Pritchard
Hertford County Winton Triangle: Archer, Collins, James, Jones, Mitchell, Robbins, Wiggins

THREE SHARED SURNAMES

Greensville County VA Portuguese: Dungee, Guy, Heathcock, Jeffries, Jones, Pompey, Stewart

TWO SHARED SURNAMES

Rockingham County Goinstown: Gibson, Goins, Harris, Moore, Riddle, Ridley, Rickman
Northampton County Portuguese: Bass, Conwell, Jeffries, Newsoms, Peters, Poythress, Scott, Turner

ONE SHARED SURNAME

Bertie County Indian Woods: Allen, Bazemore, Bond, Cooper, Rascoe, Smallwood, Wiggins
Person County Sappony: Coleman, Epps, Johnson, Martin, Shepherd, Stewart, Talley