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COCOMEIOJE INDIANS. This name appears only in the records of San Antonio de Valero Mission in San Antonio, and its status remains in doubt. The Cocomeiojes may be the same as the Cocomeguas, a Coahuiltecan band that lived near Cadereyta in north central Nuevo León during the second half of the seventeenth century, but documentary proof of this has not been found.


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). John R. Swanton, The Indian Tribes of North America (Gross Pointe, Michigan: Scholarly Press, 1968).

Thomas N. Campbell


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

Thomas N. Campbell, "COCOMEIOJE INDIANS," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.