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.

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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

Holman ancestor

My grandmother was Reba or Rheba Ray Holman, Her birthdate was October 25, 1911 or 1912, trying to trace back for Cherokee bloodline so I can get card and apply for a job at Cherokee Clinic

Celia Betsy Ellison

Betsy was supposed to be a half Cherokee Indian, who married Jefferson Frederick or Stephen Frederick sometime near 1900 in Kentucky or Tennessee. The family was in Knox County, Kentucky during the 1820 census and in Casey County, Kentucky thereafter. Does anyone have any knowledge of Betsy?


My grandmother was born in Picton Ontario. Her mother had an affair in 1941 while her husband was away at war; the product of the affair was my Nana, an obviously Native baby. All my Nana knows is her mother referred to her birth father as Bert Sparks, and that he was Cherokee. Can anyone

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Melton Surname Cherokee Heritage

Searching for parents of Sarah Melton (Born February 1860 in Tennessee) Sarah Melton married Joseph S. McGee in 1898 in Wayne Tennessee (Joseph also went by the name Austin McGee) Joseph S. McGee (Austin) was born November 1847 or November 1848 In 1900 census they were listed as living in Wayne Tennessee. In 1910 census

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