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CHEOCAS. Hainai chief Cheocas was formally invested as governor of the Hainai Indians on August 8, 1721. At that time, when it was refounded by the Marqués de Aguayo, he assembled his people to be neophytes of Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de los Hainai Mission.


Eleanor Claire Buckley, "The Aguayo Expedition in Texas and Louisiana, 1719–1722," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 15 (July 1911).


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"CHEOCAS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.