Mary "Sitting Moon" York
(1924 - 2012)
Who Is Mary C. York?
Born (March 10, 1924 - August 4, 2012)
Matriarch of the Yamassee Tribe of Native Americans, Mary C. York a Yamassee Moor (born March 10, 1924), known as Umm Faatimah was born Mary C. William. She is the daughter of Leila William (Maiden name Leila Miller from Charleston, A South Carolinian Quiche, and Louisianan Creole, Washington), and Bobby Williams, first cousins, sister to David York's father, who desended from "Old York". The name William came from William Clark. The name Mary comes from the word Maori, meaning "Dark."
The name "York" is on the Birth Certificate of Maku "Chief" Black Eagle; Nayya: Malachi Z. York-EL, was issued July 3rd, 1945 A.D., in Suffolk County, New Bedford, Roxbury Boston while York's mother resided at 162 Harold Street, is simply "York" with no first name, and his (Malachi Z. York) date of birth being Tuesday, June 26, 1945 A.D. at 9:10 p.m. to the father on the Birth Certificate issued is David Piper York Sr, place of birth: New Bedford Massachusetts, and the mother Mary C. Williams, (Maden Name) present name (Mary C. York), place of birth: Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She also gave birth to five (5) other children, and one by a second marriage ALL WASHITAW by Tribe, who were: 1. David Piper York Jr., 2. Dale Elaine Nora York, 3 York (Malachi York), 4 Debra Jean York, and Dennis Craig York. Those are her five (5) kids of the York Family. She (Mary C York) married a man from Barbados, West Indies named Frankie Hemmings, and again gave borth to 6. Yolanda Hemmings.