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Find A Grave - William Weatherford Memorial Park
Weatherford, William 'Red Eagle' b. 1765 d. March 24, 1824 Native American Historical Figure. It is believed that he was born in what is now the state of Alabama into a wealthy family that consisted of his father, a Scottish trader, and his mother, a Creek Indian also of mixed heritage. As a result of this mixed lineage, he was only one-eighth Creek Indian. In the Creek nation descent was determined by the mother and his white father was of no concern to the other Creeks. He was therefore able to rise to become a chief of the Creeks. His war name was...[Read More] William Weatherford Memorial Park, Little River, Baldwin County, Alabama, USA