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.


Account Required

You must have a FREE All Things Cherokee user account and be logged in order to submit a query. If you don't have an account yet, you can register here. If you already have an account, you can login here.

This Month's Genealogy Queries

Younacha Case

I am researching Younacha (maiden name UNK). She was born in North Carolina in ABT. 1793. She is only found in an 1850 Census in Cocke County, TN and briefly mentioned in the Big Pidgeon Primitive Baptist Church minutes in the 1830s. She married Laxton Case about 1813. I have yet to find any more

Read More

WALL/JOHNSON of North Carolina

NANCY JOHNSON birth 1797 in Siloam, Surry, North Carolina she married MICHAEL WALL he was born 1785 in Siloam, Surry, North Carolina and died in Eldora, Surry, North Carolina. Children of NANCY and MICHAEL are #1 CARY A WALL born 1814 #2 JESSE WALL born 1815 #3 MATILDA WALL born 1830 #4 SAMUEL WESLEY WALL

Read More

Daniel C Kelly

Daniel and his brothers landed in Maryland in the 1775. They lived and traded among the Cherokee. Daniel married Sally Clifton and was given land in Terrell County. I once visited Cherokee to see if I could find reference to the brothers. There was something regarding the “trader” Kelly brothers who lived with the Cherokee,

Read More

Elizabeth Suddeth

I am looking for any information on my family I was told Elizabeth Suddeth (1858-1935) was Cherokee, all I have is her father William Suddeth (1817-1894) and his father Jarod Suddeth. I would like any information known please. Thank you.

Ellen (Bright)Yeager Jones

Searching for Cherokee birth info for great grandmother Ellen (Bright) Yeager Jones who lived in Barbourville, KY. She was married to Sam Jones. Ellen died in the 1960’s. She was a mid-wife in the community, attending to children births and animal births. Old family members said she was full-blooded Cherokee and came from the reservation

Read More