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

Sosalene Caroline – Cherokee

I am looking for information on my great great grandmother. I am told that my great great grandfather went to church in order to find a wife after his previous wife passed away. That is where he and Sosalene (spelling??) met. She was born 25 April 1855 in Fayette, Georgia. They married (John Henry Atkinson & Sosalene Caroline ____)

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‘Indian Jane’

I am looking for information about my grandmother 6 generations back. Her name was Jane (aka Indian Jane, Jane Hubbard, Nancy Jane). She was born abt. 1740 in Patrick Co. Virginia, married to Charles Rakes and had 12 children. She was adopted by Joseph Hubbard as a baby. I would like to know when she

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Finding my Cherokee roots

Looking for info on America Bear Paw Spears. said to be born in Arkansas 1820. Died in Maud, Seminole, Oklahoma 1909.  She married James Granville Craig (who is also full Cherokee) born 1819 near Red Clay, Tn. Died in Washington, Co., Arkansas. America married 3 more times James Phipps, Cyris Card, and James Rose.

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Do you know that weather temperature can change the sound track of the piano that enables it to get out of tune? It is because the soundboard, which is made of wood, enhances when there is high relative humidity. The soundtrack of the piano can go up and down and won’t get to grasp the

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GG Grandmother Sarah Jane Harper Griffin

I was told by my Grandmother and several cousins she was full Cherokee, born 1856 Rutherford Co NC, to Francis, Franklin or Frank Marion Harper and Sarah Elizabeth Moore whose parents unknown. they lived in and around Rutherford, and Henderson Co NC. I have photos of her. I was recently told that she worked for the Harper

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