Natesja and Comfort project
6 months ago
Five friars were murdered in the Guale rebellion year 1597 and northern missions were left alone completely.
Northern missions were allowed after seven years of being abandoned.
Depopulation combined with widespread forced resettlements.
Depopulation combined with widespread forced resettlements ended.
Devastating raid began on Santo Domingo de Talaje mission at the mouth of the Altamaha. There were armed slave-raids by Indians allied with the English.
The raids finally came to an end and resulted in a retreat of coastal missions to the barrier islands.
A final pirate raid in October left Georgia's remaining missions in the ruins ending the mission period in this state.
All remaining missions across Spanish Florida had retreated to St. Augustine by the summer of 1706.
The surviving descendants of Georgia's Guale and Mocama missions were among the eighty- nine Indians who chose to evacuate Florida with the Spanish in 1763, relocating permanently to Cuba.
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