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CAPELLONE INDIANS

CAPELLONE INDIANS. This name, which is known only from the records of San Antonio de Valero Mission of San Antonio, cannot be related to any known group of Indians. It may be a variant of Apion, the name of another group at the same mission. If the two are the same, a former place name near Laredo, La Cañada de los Abiones, suggests residence in Coahuiltecan Indian territory.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Herbert Eugene Bolton, Texas in the Middle Eighteenth Century: Studies in Spanish Colonial History and Administration (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1915; rpt., Austin: University of Texas Press, 1970).
Thomas N. Campbell

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Handbook of Texas Online, Thomas N. Campbell, "Capellone Indians," accessed August 29, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmc29.

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