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.

Submit Your Query

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.
  • This is public forum, so don’t post personal or sensitive information about yourself or any other living person.
  • This space is for genealogy queries only. Do not post advertisements or promote events here (not even Cherokee-related ads or events). Posts of this nature will be removed.


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This Month's Genealogy Queries

In search of any info

my family destroyed our records of our native history along with any history. The only thing I have is that her American name was Sara(h?) and my grandparents last name is Smith.  I have no idea where to start to be honest with so little information. Any help would be nice or eve. Point me

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Mary E Kellogg Sappington, Born 1876, was my great grandmother, and I’m told she was full blood Cherokee but refused the Dawes Roll. I’m wondering if her brothers or sister are on the roll. Melinda Gifford Kellogg was her mother. James Kellogg the father. Siblings Maggie Kellogg, Bill Kellogg, Elias Kellogg.


I’m trying to find out more about my lineage. My grandfather was Walter Alexander Bankston and lived near Huntsville, Alabama in the Walnut Grove community. I was always told that his mother was full Cherokee but I never knew her or was told her given name. There is no birth certificate for him since he

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