Cherokee Genealogy Queries

The Genealogy Queries on All Things Cherokee are a FREE forum for interacting with other genealogy researchers. Here you can publicly post your genealogy query, browse other genealogy queries and comment on queries.

To browse or search the queries, use the navigation features on the right. You can search by keyword, as well as browse by surname, region, or the month in which the query was posted.

To post your own query, you will need to register with All Things Cherokee and be logged in in order to submit your query. Once registered and logged in, you’ll see a query submission form on this page.

If you need help, this article details all the tools and tips for using the Cherokee Genealogy Queries.


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Use the form below to post your query. Please read these instructions before submitting your query. Here are a few things to keep in mind when posting a query.

  • The more names, dates, and places you provide the more responses you’ll likely receive. Also, be sure to list relevant surnames and select related regions in the appropriate boxes. These details will make browsing your query much easier.
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This Month's Genealogy Queries

Gilbert Lee Kirk

I’m trying to find out if Gilbert Lee Kirk was Full Blooded Cherokee. He was born 1838 in Stevenson, Alabama. He was my GGGrandfather. My GGrandfather was James Madison Kirk and my Grandmother was Ola Mae Kirk. She looked full blooded Cherokee.

Mary Elizabeth Gamble

Looking for Parents of Mary Elizabeth Gamble born abt 1851 in Stevenson, Alabama. She was my Great Grandmother, she married James Madison Kirk 1892. Had Ola Mae Kirk (my Grandmother) Clora Elizabeth and Gilbert Lee. She died abt 1901. I believe she was Cherokee and also Kirk to be Cherokee. If anyone can help me

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Reverend Joseph Willis

My multi great grandfather was the son of Agerton Willis and his Cherokee (Lumbee?) slave, Sara. Joseph may be the one represented in the “Patriot” movie fighting with Frances Marion character. He came to Christ during the Whitfield revivals and headed west from South Carolina. He is recorded as the “Apostle to the Opelloussas.” First

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Elisha Jones

Have a g-g-grandfather Elisha Jones (s/oWilliam Jones & Sinah Conner) whose grandfather was (part-blood?) native american. Elisha & his parents were all born in Warren Co. GA. The only clue I have is the 1850 Census in Lannahassee, Stewart. co, GA showing Elisha & his siblings/parents. One of Elisha’s sisters is named Laquah (similar to

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King, Powell

Jacob Michael King born Choctaw Co. al 1850’s died Madison co. MS 1930’s married Martha Powell born Tuscaloosa co. Al died Madison Co. MS 1930’s. Jacob’s father Benjamin Hampton King (killed Civil War). Martha Powell’s father John Powell. According to 1880-1930 Censuses, B. H. King born in GA or SC, John Powell born in TN

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