April 2000 Genealogy Queries

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Ronald Webster Vann
Query: Webster Wofford Vann (father), James W. Vann (grandfather), Candian district, Lena B. Wofford (grandmother), Joe Vann (great grandfather), Mary Rogers (greatgrandmother). This is as far as I can go back. I seem to have ran into a wall. Can you please help me?
Posted: April 2000


Jeff Ridge
Query: I'm looking for Attackullaculla, Dutsi, Abraham Ridge, John Rollin Ridge, Suasanna Ridge. These people are my family but somehow I cant find a place for Abraham.
Posted: April 2000


Dee Pokipala
Query: I received some infor from the National Archives office at Fort Worth TX. The correspondence was not included so possible it was not all located in one place. I'm trying to find all of the application and correspondance leading to a denial of enrollment. The applicants: William David and Littia Roy Hurst. Applied for: Willie Fletcher Hurst, minor child. Can anyone suggest where I might find all of the information, including correspondence.
Posted: April 2000


Nancy Coulter
Query: Looking for Perrys from Va. area who were Cherokee, who were left behind. My great grandmother was Lucy Perry.
Posted: April 2000


Vickie
Query: Looking for information on Viola Youngblood. The only info I have on her is her father was Shiloah Cole. Probably born after 1856 to William Harrison Cole and Lucinda Elliot.
Posted: April 2000


Dick Crum
Query: There is a persistent tradition in our family that we share Cherokee blood way back. I have narrowed the possibilities back to one of two women: Jane Reeves, dau. of Asa Reeves and Sarah Lambert, who married Jonathan Carter in 1802 in Fleming Co., KY. The other possibility is Annie Clark, parents unknown, who married Asa Carter (son of Jonathan and Jane) in ca. 1824. Do the names Lambert, Reeves, Carter or Clark occur in that period as Cherokee surnames?
Posted: April 2000


Pamela Radford
Query: My husband has an Echota Cherokee heritage with Roll No. 12103. We are trying to find information on this tribe and have not been very succeeful.
Posted: April 2000


Ken Purdom
Query: My great great grandmothers name was Mary Wolfe. Do you show any records or a role number?
Posted: April 2000


ILO Campbell
Query: Betty Hughes born 1879 died 1930. Wife of Johny Capbell. I believe they were from Mitchell Co. TN or Yancy Co. NC.
Posted: April 2000


Karen Boles Patterson
Query: My great-grandfather was William M. Boles b. 1844 Alabama. He was married twice. His wives were Minerva ? and Eliza Ann Victory b. 1845 Kentucky. I have been told that I am related to Jennie Franklin and Chief Obed, but cannot seem to find a connection point. Jennie had a son named John and he could possibly be my great-great-grandfather. On another note, my great-grandmother on my mother's side was Lillie Lelawaugh White 1876 to 1964 and she was married to William Icen Williams 1871 to 1944.
Posted: April 2000


Diann Manning
Query: I am looking for information on the Blevins, Garland Honeycutt, and Blankinship heritage from Mitchell Co. NC and Yancy Co TN. A lot of my family are buried in the Beuladean Garland cementary in North Carolina. Is William Blevins from that area related to Lydia Sizemore Blevins?
Posted: April 2000


Dorothy Grandstaff Wright
Query: I was told that my gr. grandmother, Mary Smith, Smithy dau of John Smith, was Cherokee. She married J.J. Grandstaff. In one census they said Tenn. in another Ill. Anyone know of these Smiths, with the common names? So hard to find!
Posted: April 2000


C Paul Mansfield RN
Query: Looking for confirmation of the existance of Chief John Brown, b. abt. 1766 in Missouri.
Posted: April 2000


Joan Chesnut
Query: I am looking for my children's ggrandmother's ancestor's, Telitha Emaline Collins b.27 Dec. 1865 d.14 Jan. 1964, Chico, Tx. She was married to William Albert Haney they had 5 children John Corbett, Ira Earl, Lester, Allie & Vera. She is buried in Marystown Cemetery, west of Burlison, Tx.
Posted: April 2000


Shay
Query: Looking for informations on the Swimmer surname?
Posted: April 2000


Cari Ross Lucansky
Query: I am trying to locate my Cherokee ancestry. I have little information to start with. My grandfathers name was Paul Robert Ross from Nebraska. My father (his son) is Robert Roland Ross from Chicago, Il. My children and I are anxious to get some family history as we are proud to have Cherokee blood in our veins. I am on a journey in life right now and feel I can't move forward until I know where I've been. My grandfather also had two sisters. Their names were Ollie & Dolly. I believe Ollie was listed on one of the rolls.
Posted: April 2000


Karen
Query: I'm trying to find out about James Steel who was a Tuckahoe Cherokee (born ca. 1789-1790) in VA or TN. He married Elizabeth Coffman. He was a medicine man and a farmer.
Posted: April 2000


Bill Kirk
Query: Searching for info on William M Kirk and wife Cynthia. He is shown on the 1860 census with his off-spring listed. He joined the Ga 43 Inf (Vol) in March 1862 and was KIA in Nov. 1862. Any info on him or other Kirks in Cherokee would be sincerely appreciated.
Posted: April 2000


Ron Pinner
Query: Info on Pheobe Sparkman of some notoriety in central Florida, early to mid century.
Posted: April 2000


Kelly Moen
Query: I am trying to find out if I am part Cherokee, my grandfather, James B. Sullivan was born in Muskogee, OK. His mothers name was Daisy La Forge, I don't know his fathers name.
Posted: April 2000


Matthew Burkhart
Query: I am searching for information on an Isreal or Pierre Miyard/Mynard/Minyard/Minor. I am not real familiar with spelling of last name, but he lived with the Mandan tribe on the lower Missouri River around 1729. I would appreciate any information that can be provided on this particular person or about that specific tribe.
Posted: April 2000


Delores Shehan
Query: My ggg grandmother was Resina Melvina (Wilkins) I was told and all information I have found sais she was Cherokee full blood. She was born in North Carolina in 1826 she married Daniel Boone Burton Graham in 1846. I am not sure if she was Cherokee or not but would like to know if the Wilkins name is linked to Cherokee. All the pictures look to be and many of my family also do if there is anyone that knows about her please let me know.
Posted: April 2000


Tom Youngblood
Query: I'm searching for my Indian hertiage my father name is Miliam Youngblood born 1935 in Hill County Tx his father was Elmer Jacob Younblood born in 1905 in Tenn.
Posted: April 2000


Claude Kuykendall
Query: My wife's grandfather was a full blooded Cherokee Indian. She is trying to trace her family roots. Can you help. Her grandfather's White name is John T. Sherrin. He was born about 1874 and died 1945. He married Marther (or Martha) possibly Benfield, also born\1874 and died 1942. John T. Sherrin had several children. The first was a daughter named Vera, born 24 Sept 1898 and died during 1980/1990's. My wife's father was named John Bartley Sherrin, born 14 April 1906 in Union County NC. Died in Tennessee. I realize this is scant information, but it is all we have. If it is possible my wife would like to know her grandfather's Indian name.
Posted: April 2000


Andrea Kinsell
Query: My great grandmother was to have been a full blooded Cherokee Indian. Her maiden name was Mary Magadalene Moon. Her parents were said to have gone by the names of Jonathan and Deborah Moon. (may not be true names as I understand other names were given to try to avoid the reservation placements). She would have been born in the early l800's. I understand she lived near confluence PA and other family about Somerset Co. PA. Please help me with anything you can give me. I can obtain a copy of her marriage license and an old photo of her. Anything you can do at all I appreciate. I am l/8 Indian.
Posted: April 2000


Waunell Murphy
Query: Seeking information about Mary Swimmer who was the Mother of Elizabeth Hildebrand. Elizabeth was my husband's great grandmother.
Posted: April 2000


Andrea Tonn
Query: Dean Casebolt
Posted: April 2000


William Wilson
Query: I would like an information on Corn Blossom and her family.
Posted: April 2000


Glenda Frazier
Query: My great-grandmother (Roxie) was a Cherokee Indian. She married a John? Holder in the Cocke Co., TN area in the late 1800's. Her maiden name was Owen/Owenby/Owensby or something along that line. I have no birth or death date information, but at least 3 of her 8 children were born between 1896 & 1910.
Posted: April 2000


Vickie L Wilkins
Query: I have been tracing our family genealogy for quite some time now. I am looking for a branch of our family tree that I have come up blank on. I would appreciate any help that anyone could lend. My grandmother's name was Fannie Francis Stephenson and her brother's name was John H. Stephenson and his wife was Rosa L. Stephenson. I am looking for any living or known decendents of John and Rosa Stephenson in the Vinita or Ketchum, Okla area.
Posted: April 2000


Katie Hull
Query: I am researching the historical interactions between Native Americans and Africans/African-Americans, especially slaves, in the along the American east coast. I am particularly interested in gathering family stories and pictures of descendants from a mixed background, or stories relating to the interactions of these groups. All information will remain unpublished until I have clearance from all contributors.
Posted: April 2000


Walton Whittaker
Query: My wife is an Osborne of North Carolina. She is trying to trace the genealogy on her father's side and believes she is related to a Cherokee Indian named Junaluska. Do you have any information on Junaluska and any ties to the Osbornes of North Carolina?
Posted: April 2000


Diane Fitzgerald
Query: Looking for my ggmother, Allie Ellendor Pratt or Alice Ellener Pratt, born 1-1-1857 and married Robert Daniel Lowrance on 12-24-1873. She was supposed to be 1/2 Cherokee. She married in Gibson Co. TN, later moved to Texas then back to TN. Can't locate her parents. Need her parents. Father was white, mother was full Cherokee. Need any information on Pratt.
Posted: April 2000


Rita Dickinson
Query: Looking for info on my gr gr grandparents Matthew Gardner and Nancy Sanders. They lived in Orange County, Indiana. They had at least one daughter Margaret Gardner born 4-7-1878. Both were believed to be Native American with at least one being Cherokee.
Posted: April 2000


Wilma Ramey Wireman
Query: I am searching for my gg grandfather Clayton Ramy-Ramey Cherokee Indian from either Virginia, Tenn, or NC, I don't know which. My gg grandmother was Katie Bluebird Gibson born 1822 in Va. she had 1 son by Clayton and his name is John Ramey b. 1842 Va. I don't believe they were married.
Posted: April 2000


Brad Gore
Query: Looking for information on my grandmother. Her madian name was Tissie Basinger. She lived most of her life in Booneville, Arkansas. She was born in Oklahoma during the 1890s. I thank she once own land in Oklahoma. Her married name was Cleveland.
Posted: April 2000


Georgette Stein
Query: I'm looking for Mary Creed who was born in May 1831 in Scott County VA. She later married William Brantz Neal and moved to Missouri. I am also looking for her parents. It is thought that she was a Native American.
Posted: April 2000


Kari Yarbrough
Query: I was wondering if anyone had any information on a Cherokee woman named Arizona Territory Bird. She is one of my relatives and I would like to find out some background on her.
Posted: April 2000


Deborah Johnson
Query: James Quick from Rockingham, North Carolina.
Posted: April 2000


Mike Young
Query: Bobby Lynn Green, Roy Harley Currence
Posted: April 2000


Jeremy Barron
Query: My grandmother's maiden name was Deeter and I know that she has Cherokee blood and I was wondering if it would be possible to trace it back.
Posted: April 2000


Alva Buttram
Query: I am trying to help my husband find out about his relatives, we understand that he is part indian and the some of the names that we have are Mary Matilda Mahan. Her mother was-- Sarah {Welch} Mahan. She was Cherokee. If anybody has any information would you please e-mail us.
Posted: April 2000


Darlene Yelle
Query: J.W.Dozer, Kate Katherine Ruthuin
Posted: April 2000


Bill Church
Query: Looking for information on John Jenkins, who escaped the "Trail of Tears" into What is now Ritchie Co. West Virginia. He was adopted by a white couple in Braxton Co. West Virginia.
Posted: April 2000


Michele Crist
Query: Dean: Looking for information on Anna Dean. She was full blooded Cherokee, born around 1899 in Oklahoma. Her father was Ranson Dean (he is registered in the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina). Anna married Bennie Laroe Crist and they lived in Florida.
Posted: April 2000


Sondra Hoover
Query: Mary Frances Malcolm m: William Caldwell. He came from Canada into Nebraska and then possibly Nebraska then Arkansas and Oklahoma. They had 9 children, 1 son the oldest b:1893, 8 girls, the last b:1922
Posted: April 2000


Terri Stewart Martin
Query: I have recently learned that Willam Asbell born abt. 1761 in Bertie County, NC married Elizabeth Ross born abt. 1770 in Hangdog, Cherokee Nation, NC. Her Cherokee name was Nar-nee. This is my ggggreat grandmother. I also have her parents Cherokee names. Does anyone know any more about this or can someone verify these facts?
Posted: April 2000


Tom Davis
Query: My grandmother's name was Pearl Mae Whitaker. She supposedly was half Cherokee. She is from Oklahoma, and she married my grandfather John Glover Davis. I am just trying to find out if I am truly one eighth Cherokee or if it's a bunch of hoopla. Can you help me out?
Posted: April 2000


Karen Monte
Query: Wiggins
Posted: April 2000


Lynda Webster or Lynda Webster
Query: Looking for information on Su-san-neh Hooper (Susannah or Annie for short) born 1815, Haywood Co., NC. Her mother was Sallie Yute (ute?). "Annie's" father may have been Absolom Hooper or one of Absolom's sons, John. They were blacksmiths and lived among the Cherokee and spoke Cherokee. "Annie" married Screaming Bear, then Standing Water (or Standing in the Water) and then John Middleton. On another document her last name is listed as Hooper/Crowe(?). She appears in the Jackson co NC census of 1860 at age 45, head of household with three family members (this taken from The History of Jackson County book). If you have information please email me, not the query board.
Posted: April 2000


Marilyn Griffin Conner
Query: Griffin: An excerpt from "Cherokee Nation East of the Mississippi," January 2, 1834, states in part..." We certify that the above roll exhibits a true statement, description and valuation of the improvements abandoned by Martha McIntosh, John Griffin, Daniel Griffin, David Carter, James W. Griffin and Betsey Whitney, Cherokee emigrants from the Cherokee Nation east to the Cherokee Nation west of the Mississippi, ... with the treaty of the 6th of May, 1828, made with the Cherokees west of said Mississippi." Can anyone explain what this means? I am interested in the Griffin names contained in this excerpt, as they match many of those I am researching in SC, AL and MS. Are there any documented Griffins in the Cherokee Nation?
Posted: April 2000


Helen Janet Hoyt
Query: My greatmother was forced west on the Trail of Tears. The only name I have is Martha Carr. She was Cherokee. She married Willam Penn Hoit. He was white. Our name was spelled with an "i" at that time. Other than that I have no information. If any one knows of eithter of them please contact me.
Posted: April 2000


Michele Noto-Windsor
Query: Looking for my Indian relatives but need help can't seem to find them by myself. Any help from you would be very much appreciated. Don't know a whole lot about my ancestors only that my grandfather belonged to the tribe and was a Chief. Please help me to find out about my ancestors.
Posted: April 2000


Barbara Germer
Query: Looking for any information on my great-grandmother, Sara F. Ezell married William H. Ridgeway, not dates known. Lived at one time in the area fo Cheyenne or Elk City, OK.
Posted: April 2000


Ed Callaway
Query: All I know about one gr. grandmother, is that she was a little Cherokee. Can't find her parents, but her name was Annabelle McAdams and lived in Dearborn Co., IN. Can anyone help me?
Posted: April 2000


Amanda Helwig
Query: My great great great grandfather, Henry Horn Jr. married a woman by the name of Milly Church. According to relatives, she was either full blooded or partially Cherokee Indian. They would have been married in or around Tazewell, Virginia. Please, if you have any information on Milly Church and her ancestors, please contact me.
Posted: April 2000


Sharon Ohrt
Query: Trying to find out who my paternal grandmother is. My father discovered that a Cherokee woman who always lived down the road from his "family" was actually his blood mother. She related this to him on her death bed when he was 18 years old. My father was Grant Curnutte dob. 1918 who was born around the Kenova, Wayne county, WVA area. His father was Ulissis Curnutte who was married to Rebecca Staley. He was raised by Rebecca, but his "blood" mother always lived down the road from them; even when they moved. I do not know her name and have no idea how to go about finding out anything on her. Would the census records for 1920 show her as Native American? My father is gone now and so is all his family. I really do not know where to begin, but I feel I should try.
Posted: April 2000


Betty Lou McFall Perkins
Query: Ggf James Olive m/Elizabeth. Betty Flake Olive. gf James Olive m/Emma or Emmer Key Olive/ f Samuel Taylor McFall m/Jessie Lee Olive. We have always been told we were Cherokee Indian, Dutch and Irish. Someone once told me I was Black Dutch. I am deligently seeking my Indian heritage. My gm & gf lived in Calif. My gm was buried in Roswell, NM.
Posted: April 2000


Mike Leathers
Query: I am trying to find information on the only 100% Cherokee ancestor I know the name of. My greatgrandfather was named Hap Thomas. He lived somewhere near Nowata, OK.
Posted: April 2000


Art Jones
Query: Searching for info on Wenona. (G'father's middle name; Wm. Wenona Poor).
Posted: April 2000


Bob Walters
Query: Looking for info on great, great grandmother. Married name Elizabeth Berry, maiden name Elizabeth Handly. 1846-1918 Flora Illinois. Married to Joseph B Berry.
Posted: April 2000


Jack Wilder
Query: My father told me all my life he was full blooded Cherokee Indian. His name was Henry Wilder, married to Rittie Wolford (KY). Dad was from Georgia (Macon). I have 11 brothers and sisters and we are searching to determine his heritage. Dad passed away in 1978 and my mother passed away in 1994.
Posted: April 2000


Bette Moore
Query: I'm looking for my gggg grandmother. Sarah Farmer Bowers mother. Sarah was from Wilkes Co., Starling from Wilkes Co. Also may have lived in Heard Bledsoe TN. at one time near Traveling Waters.
Posted: April 2000


Christine Scott
Query: I am looking for information on Ellen Rattlegourd, or Rattlingourd. She was my husband's great grandmother. She was born May 12, 1862 and married Daniel Lowrey. She died Dec 17, 1940 and is buried in the Lenapah, Ok, cemetary. I don't know her birthplace, but she lived in and around Lenapah, Ok. We were told that she registered as 5/8ths Cherokee. She and Daniel her husband were both on the Indian Roll. If anyone can help me with this quest I'd sure appreciate it. We'd like to know the names of her parents and siblings if possible.
Posted: April 2000


Marlene Harper
Query: Looking for parents of James Wilson Harper born 1825 in Hart Kentucky. I can't trace back any farther. His first wife was Rodah A. Davis born 1841 in Tenn. Second wife Louisa Jane Montgomery born Aug. 1 186?. James was in 3rd Reg. or Cav.also. Lived KY, MO, AK & TX.
Posted: April 2000


Jamie Thompson
Query: I am looking for any info on the Wambles family. The Indian heratage goes as far back to the late 18th to the early 19th centery. The first ancestor I know of with Indian blood is Mourning Womble. I would appreciate any help.
Posted: April 2000


Kenneth A Downs
Query: Please help, I am now living in Montana and have no way of doing all the research for my heritage. I have always been told that I am of Cherokee heritage but can't prove it. My father was born in Bethany OK., now part of Oklahoma City. His name was Arswell Milton Downs, and he died in 1955, when I was only 5 years old. His brother J.A. told me of our heritage but is now in a nursing home suffering from alzheimers disease and is no help. I can remember going to Eric Ok., to visit my grandmother who I was told was Cherokee but she also has died. I have traced my grandfathers birthplace to Denton Tx, but he also has died. I maintained that I am Cherokee throughout my miltary career, but know would like to prove it. Any help or sourse somebody could give me would be eternally welcome.
Posted: April 2000


Joyce McWilliams
Query: Our family needs help in locating information on our ggrandmother's Cherokee parents or any useful information. Lena Macie Bowen was born 5/1/1869 in TN; adopted by a white family; Uncle Bob Ingram and lived in Hillsboro, Hill County, TX until she married a Charles Eugene Long 8/23/1891. Later she married a Mr. Vanmeter. She passed away in Dallas County, TX and is burried in Zandt County, TX. I have the last neclace she made for her daughter, Bertha Alma Long (my grandmother). If anyone has related information; please feel free to contact me.
Posted: April 2000


Joan Price
Query: Any information regarding Aaron Price, Cherokee leader in the early 1800s, AR & OK? Would like to find descendants who could help us discover his parents, siblings, children, wife and any stories.
Posted: April 2000


Christopher Fox
Query: I am looking for information on a Heit James. His mother was supposedly a full blooded Cherokee. Heit is the father of Luther Guy James, who is my great grandfather. Luther Guy married Gertrude Greenway and died in Conyers Ga. in 1965. If anyone could help me find documentation on Heit or, more importantly his parents, it would help me alot.
Posted: April 2000


Patty Hulce
Query: I am a descendant of Nimrod Gaines, born approx. 1834 in Dent County, Missouri. It is my understanding that Nimrod married a full blooded Cherokee Indian named Katy. I don't know her last name. They had a son named Thomas Monroe Gaines, who is my great grandfather.
Posted: April 2000


Kelly Van Tuyl
Query: A friend of mine who is Cherokee Indian is wanting to know how you find the "Dawes" number roll list. Do you or anyone know where we can go?
Posted: April 2000


Sarah Sweeney
Query: Searching for following family Charly Merritt (gr grandfather) wife Sarah E. West (on Cherokee rolls) also Mary Smith (on Cherokee rolls) also and Allens, Sweeneys who might know more of our Cherokee ancestory. All emails will be appreciated it will take me one step further. This Sweeney tree goes back 300 years starting in Va. (Amherst County). All possibles considered.
Posted: April 2000


Jillian Winsor
Query: I'm hoping to trace my geneology through my great-grandfather, Perry Wright Mayes, who was born in Pocahontas, Missouri on September 26, 1876. Family stories say that he had a previous family with several sons in Oklahoma before leaving for Oregon (where he married his 2nd wife, my great grandmother).
Posted: April 2000


John D Webber MD
Query: Seeking information on Walter Webber, Sr., who married Tusa-luh; their son Walter Webber was a metif who acted as an Indian trader, and was also a chief of the Cherokee nation. Webbers Falls on the Arkansas River was named in his honor. The earliest description of Walter Webber is found in Thomas Nuttall's Journal when the naturalist visited the Cherokee on April 9, 1818, who were then living in the present state of Arkansas. Following a colorful life, Colonel Webber later settled at the Falls in 1829. According to the "Cherokee Cavaliers" by Dale Litton in the OK Historical Society library: "Walter M. Webber married Elizabeth Watie. Their children were: Walter and Charles Theodor Webber. In the History of the Cherokee Indians, Walter Webber is referred to as Lewis Webber." Lewis Webber is an uncommon name in the Webber line, but common in my Webber ancestors. It may be that their connection with the Cherokee occurred in the late 1700s. Earlier versions of Lewis include Alous and Aloysius.
Posted: April 2000


Valorie Holliday
Query: Nancy (Nannie) Willa Walker Nonnie Willi Walker
Posted: April 2000


Earlene Lindsey
Query: My father's grandmother was an American Native, but I do not know which tribe or how to find out. All I know is that her name was "Inabout", which I suppose was her surname, I'm really not sure.
Posted: April 2000


Ara Carbonneau
Query: I have many clues to my history but I am still missing some connections. My name is Ara Carbonneau. My name has been passed down through 13 Cherokee women in my family. My mother told me it means alter or alter of God in Tsalangi-Cherokee language. I know my family is Native American because my mother and grandfather were given rights to live on reservation. I am trying to find out if any of my family was registered on the Dawes rolls or Guinon rolls. My grandfather-Sidney Lewis Thomas was born outside an army fort near Wilson, Ok. in January of 1923. He was born to Nathaniel Monroe Thomas but I don't know his mother's name. She died shortly after my grandpa was born. Both of my ggrandparents spoke Tsalangi. My grandfather spoke it but stopped when he became a teenager. I have much info but what I am looking for is someone who has seen the last name of Thomas on the rolls.
Posted: April 2000


Becci Chaney Ramirez
Query: Have been trying for so long now that it seems forever to trace my Indian heritage. My g-grandmother Rosetta Christen Ann Bledsoe was half-Indian and half-Norwegian. She was from Missouri. She married John Henry Allen, who was a territorial Marshall for Arizona. Being a mormon he inturn married the daughter of an Indian chief. When I was about 13 or so she gave me a photo (cardboard) and a silver wedding band that belonged to the Indian wife. Said "I save these for you Annie, these are yours." Perhaps someone knows of the marriage. Hope springs eternal right? Also on the other side of my family is a Chaney. Dobbs connection possibly according to stories the Trail of Tears (Dobbs). Also my grandfather Chaney spoke Indian and spent a lot of time at the reservation but don't know which one. So any help on Allen, Bledsoe, Chaney, and Dobbs would be a great help. Would like to find out before I pass on. These are Cherokee and possibly Blackfoot lineage.
Posted: April 2000


Elaine Smith
Query: What is the round-up list and where might I find it on the Internet.
Posted: April 2000


Linda Sue
Query: This is a long shot but I am looking for any information on my ggggrandmother, I remember my father telling me how he wanted to name me after her. The only name I have is Utoppa. spelling I am not sure of, everyone called her Upee. She would of married a John Walls around 1818, and lived in Pike County Ohio, they had 4 sons Nehemiah, Joshua, John, & Levi, she must of died around 1828, If any of this means anything please let me know.
Posted: April 2000


Wanda Pennington Parker
Query: I am looking for information for my half brother's family Thompson. Here is what I have: Roscoe Benton Thompson Jr. b.1921 MO; Roscoe Benton Thompson Sr. b.1886-90 MO; John Riley Thompson b.1855 an ophaned Cherokee indian boy adopted by the Thompson's. m. Martha Elizabeth Gouge b.abt. 1858 Camden Co, MO. John lived as an adult in Moniteau Co, MO. Can someone tell me how to go about researching this furthur?
Posted: April 2000


Kathy Collins
Query: Am searching for any information on a "Canny Cleopatra Wiggans Wallace Styles." She is either my great or great-great grandmother on my mother's side. Have always heard that she was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian princess.
Posted: April 2000


Sam Valenti
Query: I received a letter stating that my Great Grandmother's name was Mildred Vickers. This same letter stated that Mildred Vickers was the daughter of Chief John Jolly. No documentation sent. Can anyone suggest how I might determine if Mildred Vickers was the daughter of Chief John Jolly?
Posted: April 2000


Donna Tremaine
Query: I am trying to prove my ancestory as being Cherokee. My grandmother Alice Samantha Malone was from what I have been told full blooded Cherokee and was on a reservation at one time. She was stolen by a white man, raped and became pregnant. The reservation did not want her anymore so my grandfather was was supposed to be 3/4 Cheokee and 1/4 Choutaw traded 2 ponies and 5 blankets for her. His name was Simon Peter Spurlock. I am very proud of my ancestory if I really am Cherokee me and the rest of my brothers an sisters would like to register but will not unless there is proof of our heritage.
Posted: April 2000


Wounded Healer
Query: I am seeking information on the following ancestors from Perry County, Kentucky: Drew Gwin, Mary Jones Gwin, Susan Campbell Gwin.
Posted: April 2000


Ricky Thompson
Query: My father, Raymond Coy Thompson, is deceased. Before he died he registered with the Cherokee Nation in Talequah, OK. I found his ID card dated 2/2/80 showing he was 1/64 Cherokee. I also found another piece of paper that had a Roll# of 440-585 on it. I am guessing that that is a Dawes Roll #. How do I find out more information using this data?
Posted: April 2000


Sarah Smith
Query: Looking for any information on the following person(s). Jane Mackey: Br:Abt 1799 PL: GA. Died: in Bell Co. Texas. Jane married: George Wiley Cathey (Sr.) Abt: 1819. Children: Polly Willis Cathey, Susan Cathey, John Mackey Cathey, Margaret Cathey, George Wiley Cathey (Jr.), William Jackson Cathey, Julia Ann Cathey, Sarah Jane Cathey, Samuel Wilson Cathey. The children were born in the following places. Arkansas, Tennesse, IL. 5 died in Texas that we know.
Posted: April 2000


Doug Ashcraft
Query: Looking for Surnames Haley, Callahan, Rishton, Chumbley were all Cherokee indians from Kentucky, Tennesee, Alabama and Missouri and Oklahoma. This is a very large family anyone with info please contact me.
Posted: April 2000


Sheri
Query: Does anyone have information at all on John Thompson Sr., born around 1740 married a Cherokee woman named Arrniwakie born abt the same time. John a white man, and head of an Indian family, took a reservation on the north side of the TN river on the 29th of May 1819. John Thompson and Arrniswakie children's names are: John Thompson Jr., Laugh-At-Mush Thompson, Ne-Coo-Ie Thompson, Millie A.Thompson, Sarah Thompson, Steve Thompson. I have information on Millie Thompson, John Thompson Jr., and Laugh At Mush.
Posted: April 2000


Carolyn Isaacs Cain
Query: Am told my Grandmother was part Cherokee Indian. Her name was Viola Burke, her parents were Phil and Mary Burke of Jessamine Co. Ky. How do I find this info?
Posted: April 2000


Barbara Lee Walker Rotondo
Query: I trying to trace my family tree to my grand mother Ambie Grayfox Walker from Fredonia Kentucky. Her first husband was Chester Walker. Second husband was a man with the last name of Wolf.In 1943 she was in her 60. She had 12 children one was my father Archie Asberry Walker. His army I.D. 6662120 enlisted 1-9-40. His birthday as 2-17-1916. Born in Marion, KY.
Posted: April 2000


Don Markee
Query: I've been told that some of my ancestors were Cherokee. I would like to know how much Cherokee blood is in me. My trip is suppose to be in North Carolina. My grandfather's name, through which the Cherokee blood flows, is Alvy Markee.
Posted: April 2000


David Littrell
Query: Hi I am looking for information on Thomas Wingfield who left KY and went to OK to be healed by a Holy man in 1885. Do you have any records of this sort of thing?
Posted: April 2000


Mari Shoebotham
Query: Looking for the name of: Ruth Price. I found it once on the Cherokee roll, but have since missplaced it.
Posted: April 2000


Robert Rooney
Query: My grandmother was Betsy Irene Mckinny Ernest. Her family came from the North Carolina region. Any information would help. Other information is her mother was full blooded Cherokee, but her father was only half. The rest of my genealogy is Irish/Scottish.
Posted: April 2000


Ken Cather
Query: I was born with the name of Hooker. I recently found my birth parents and 2 brothers. My grandfather was Cherokee and from southern Va and northern NC. We are still searching for twins (Mark and Mitzi) who were born somewhere between 1963-1965. I am also interested in researching the Hooker and it's Cherokee lineage.
Posted: April 2000


Debra Miller
Query: Looking for any information on a Celia Dreadfulwater. Was suppose to be alive during the Trail of Tears and is suppose to be on one of the Indian rolls of that time period. She is supoose to be my great great-grandmother and was suppose to have married a white man with the last name of Earnest and had a son named George which would be my great grandfather.
Posted: April 2000


Kathryn Maples
Query: I have recently learned that one of my gggrandmothers was supposed to be full Cherokee. I have a very old photo of her and she sure looks it. Her name was Nancy Boren TN. or the Carolina's. Need your help, what do I do next.
Posted: April 2000


Darrell Cope
Query: I am searching for a link to my grandmother. She was born in Cherokee, NC in the Mid 1800's. She married a white man by the name of Jim Cope. Her maiden name as we know it was: Franny Bradley.
Posted: April 2000


Dr Carol A Park
Query: My father was 1/2 Native American - either Cherokee or Blackfoot (he died when I was young so I don't have much info on his history). His name was Alpheus William Park and he grew up in West Virginia (twin brother Albert Park). He was born in 1915 but I am not sure who his parents were. I am trying to track down the genealogy for his side of our family and was wondering if there are any "Park's" in Cherokee genealogy.
Posted: April 2000


Mari Beth
Query: My grandfather's name is Carroll Riley and he said that his grandmother was part Cherokee. I don't know what her name was, but if it's possible, I would like to know who my Cherokee ancestors were.
Posted: April 2000


Ronnie
Query: Found a certificate of land allotment Cherokee Roll #22113, Tahlequah, I.T. dated March 24, 1905 for 48.08 acres in sections 1 & 2, Town 16, Range 22, would like to know where this land is. It also says Cherokee Land Office, Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, and the land has an appraised value of $192.32 at the time of the document.
Posted: April 2000


Eric Smith
Query: My great-grandmother was half or full Cherokee. My dad is Danny Smith. His dad is Walter Smith. His mom's name is unknown. They lived in Dublin, Texas in the 1940's.
Posted: April 2000


Neta S Wright
Query: My query concerns my great grandmother, Mattie Mae Harris. I was told she is Cherokee Indian. She married my grandfather, Joe Pennington, sometime in the 1800s. My father Albert Marion Pennington was born in Holly Tree, Alabama in 1894. Can you please help me?
Posted: April 2000


Scott Brewster
Query: I am looking for information on my great great grandmother, Ann Deer also Elisa Anastiza Dorougher, also Ann Hamrick.
Posted: April 2000


Arlene Ray
Query: I need any information you have on James H Boyd, Born August 7, 1866. He was known to be in Ringo Mills, Ky in 1887 when my grandmother, Lula H Boyd was born.
Posted: April 2000


Vince Cecil
Query: Looking for information on Florida Belle Eaton my great grandmother whom I've been told by my family was full blood Cherokee. She was married to Charles Tyler Nally and her parents we Elizabeth Davis and George Eaton who were married in 1858. I am unable to find any other information on my ancestors and would like any help. If the family stories are true I want to investigate further my Cherokee heritage.
Posted: April 2000


Laura Brown McKenzie
Query: I am searching for more information about a man named John Tsali. He was living in Ohio in the 1870's. Tsali is not a common white last name. Would anyone know of Cherokee families who used Tsali as a last name? Could anyone provide information about the children and grandchildren of Tsali? If John Tsali is not family, perhaps his mother or father admired Tsali or knew him. John Tsali was likely Cherokee. I believe he is the father of my grgrgrandmother, Mom Sines. She lived with me until I was 8.
Posted: April 2000


Mumaw
Query: Mumaw family as they relate to the Cherokee Nation.
Posted: April 2000


Tiana Day
Query: If we don't have alot of information about a person but we find them on the Dawes Roll, how do we know which person is our ancestor if there's more than one with the same name?
Posted: April 2000


Phil Appleton
Query: I found my father, Dexter Appleton, on your birth/death records. How can I find out if he is on the official Cherokee Rolls?
Posted: April 2000


Lenny Green
Query: My maternal grandfather was James Monroe Roach, b abt 1862, Indian Territory. My mother said she thought he was either Cherokee or Choctaw. He was married in AR abt 1883 and raised a family there. Children were Will, Ida, Sam, John, Hazel, Ethel, Jim, and Pearl. Any leads or clues to James original family appreciated.
Posted: April 2000


Larissa Prather
Query: I am looking for any information on Chloe C. Stacy. She married a David Goliath Gadberry and had two boys. David Goliath's birthdate is: Mar. 19, 1877. Her first son was Bluford Freeman Gadberry born Oct. 9, 1896 in Russell Springs, KY. Her second son was Edwin Lee Gadberry born Apr. 12. Not very sure of the year. Chloe C. Stacy died at a young age and David married a second wife on Jan. 8, 1903 Ida Upton. I do not have any information regarding her birth/death dates or parents. Any information would be very helpful.
Posted: April 2000


Lionel O Barrett
Query: Seeking information on Micajah Moore, who was a Choctaw or Cherokee, married to Rutha Cabaniss (1796-1855). Micajah died about 1822. Micajah and Rutha had three children; Rutha (1815), Charles or Charle (moved to Texas, but when unknown), & William Malaise (1822). Any information on Micajah or his decendents will be helpful.
Posted: April 2000


Sylvia McDowell
Query: I am trying to find out information about my husband's family lineage. His family may be part of the freedmen and I have checked the surnames list and the last name is there. If you can give us anymore information it would be appreciated. His grandfather's name was Lee Sanders and he passed away in Jan. of 1989 that is all the information I have.
Posted: April 2000


Darlene Scott
Query: Abenego Singleton
Posted: April 2000


Chris J Williamson
Query: Any information on my great-great grandmother Tanzanda Haney. I am sorry that I have no further information at this time.
Posted: April 2000


Wilma Keyser
Query: Bradberry: Looking for anyone who has Bradberry ancestors who were Cherokee.
Posted: April 2000


Cherie R Joyce
Query: I'm looking for the people with the last name of Joyce and Thompson. These are the two last names of my family. Joyce is my grandfathers last name and Thompson is my grandmothers last name before she married, she had a bother (nick name Tiny) and a sister Rutha Fay Thompson, who never married. We are Cherokee from the Big Thicket in TX. Please help track my family tree back as far as possible. If their are any alive I would like to find them.
Posted: April 2000


Ronald Miller
Query: We are looking for cousins or any other relatives of Maude Glaze, born in 1905-Jefferson county Alabama. Her mother was Matilda Petty. Both women were Cherokee and we are looking for relatives that are enrolled with the Cherokee Nation. I am Ronald Miller, Maude Glaze's grandson and Matilda Petty's great grandson.
Posted: April 2000


Deanna Baker
Query: I am looking for any info on the following Butler's. For generations my family has been told of the stories of our ancestors. Due to circumstances we have come to a dead end on the following lineage. Our Cherokee heritage. Following Names: Daniel Madison Butler, married Eunice Ann Allen in mid 1800's. Was in Iowa during 1878. Had a Child there Margaret B. Butler on Feb. 10th.
Posted: April 2000


Karen Gallenberg
Query: I am looking for Cherokee linage on the following two names "Collins" and "White". I know there is Cherokee on both sides, as both my grandmothers were Cherokee. I'm trying to find proof of the bloodline.
Posted: April 2000


Juanita Gleason
Query: Elijah Runion, Mary Cathrine Moore, Mahala Shafer, David Larch, John William Larch all of Roane co. Kanawha Co. and Harrison County WV.
Posted: April 2000


Glen R Stewart
Query: Trying to find information on James E. Whitehead, dob 1850-1860 in Carter County, TN. He married Addie Cowdery in 1893 in Ozark County, MO. His parents were Larkin L. and Elizabeth (Hill) Whitehead. James passed away in 1915 in Baker City, OR. It is said he was either 1/2 or 3/4 Cherokee. James E. Whitehead was my grandfather on my mother's side.
Posted: April 2000


Annette Williams
Query: I am looking for my gg-grandmother family. Her name was Mary Amanda (maiden name unknown) Turner, said to be a full blooded Cherokee. She lived in Humphrey's County (McEwen area), TN mid 1800's to 1900's. Her children were as follows: Ray, Effie, Henry, Nancy, Ollie, Dora, Cora Ellen Turner (my g-grandmother) married Robert Tyler Davis, Sally and Bessie. My grandmother, Eva Minnie Davis Myers, 86 years old, relayed that an Indian Chef and Princess ran a store in this area (early 1900's). Hope this rings a bell with someone. Also at a deadend researching the Turner side of family.
Posted: April 2000


Casey Allen Eller
Query: Dear fellow Tsi la gi. I think I spelled it out correctly. My great-grandmother was full fledged Cherokee and I have tried to catch up on my Indian history but I got halted last year because of a head-on collision with a tractor trailor. I would greatly appreciate if you could send me some information I want to learn my (our language) and get a tribal name for myself and then visit my tribesman! So if you could send me this information, I would be ever so grateful! And here in the near future if you could mail me some information and a choker of significant value with meaning within the tribe! If that time comes, my address is as follows: Casey A. Eller 46 Shull Drive Newark, Delaware 19711.
Posted: April 2000


Charles Samuel David Poindexter Jr
Query: I am looking into my ancestry and know that my father and his father were of Cherokee ancestry. My grandfather was Charles Edgar Poindexter and was born in Oklahoma. I would like to find out if any of my ancestors are on the Dawes Rolls and if so what I need to do to be registered with my tribe. Please help if you can or provide me with some information as to where to go.
Posted: April 2000


Clay Walela
Query: Searching for info on my ancestors-Elijah Coons married to Sally Black, app. 1800s. Harriet Matilda Waldron 1831, Elizabeth Gore 1774, & her daughter in law, Mary A Jordan 1825, William Smalley born Loudon Co., Va. and Indian Captive. Sarah Ellender Holt, married to Elijah Bowman-Boldman.
Posted: April 2000


James Blevins or James Blevins
Query: I am sending this query to discover information about my great great grandmother. She would have lived in Southeastern Kentucky around the turn of the century. Her last name was Wilson. I have very little information other than that she was a Cherokee. Some of her descendants are Iva Wilson-Sutton of Pineville, KY and Harold Wilson of Pineville, KY. Any information that you can provide about her will be of great benefit to me.
Posted: April 2000


Frances Carter
Query: I am looking for information on a Nancy Elizabeth Mathis. She was my great great great grandmother. I have been told that she was part cherokee. She married an Owenby. They had four children: Telitha Cumine, Mancel, John, and Mary. Please E-mail me if you have any information on Nancey Elizabeth, her spouse, or children.
Posted: April 2000


Dawn Dayton
Query: I'm doing this for a friend, who does not have a computer. She is looking for grandmother Amanda Elliott from Alabama or Great Grandparents Zachery Elliott and Cora Elliott.
Posted: April 2000


Raul January Martinez
Query: I keep hearing that my grandfather was Cherokee and I would like to be able to know for sure. I am extremely intrested because of the fact that I would fall into the proud lineage of Cherokee. The only info that I have is as follows: Great grandfather - Modesto January married Manuela Flores Munguia and had a son (my grandfather). His name was Lucio January Flores. He was born 13 Dec. 1909 and died 18 Mar. 1965 in Houston, Texas. He was buried 21 Mar. 1965 in Edingburg, Texas. He spent some time in the Army. Lucio January Flores married Maria Faustina Cadena Benitez and had 7 children: 1. Sylvia January Cadena 2. Manuela January Cadena 3. Mary Lou January Cadena 4. Elizabeth January Cadena 5. Lucio January Cadena 6. Ernest Michael January Cadena 7. Teodora January Cadena. This is the extent of the info that I have and it would be extremely appreciated if anyone could help me or atleast point me in the right direction so that I may know I am Cherokee for sure.
Posted: April 2000


Jeanette Whytrock
Query: John Paul Quinn, Gwenn, Gwinn. Nina Peters, Letha Peters, Howard Peters. John Paul Quinn, Gwenn, or Gwinn & Nina Peters are my grandparents. They had a son John Paul Quinn, Gwenn, or Gwinn Jr. He was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma on March 15th, or 25th, in 1925 or 1926.
Posted: April 2000


Walter Mack
Query: I am looking to track my wife's Cherokee heritage. Her great grandmother's name is Melia Menasco, born in Mena Poke, Arkansa. The date of birth was 9/10/1878. Her grandmother name Birdie Menasco Mayfield. Father was Leonard Mayfield.
Posted: April 2000


R Richards
Query: Tompkins: Please advise if the name Tompkins - in New York State could be of Cherokee descent. I am researching Mary Tompkins of possibly the Cortland NY area and I wondered if you have any info on that name.
Posted: April 2000


Jesse Dylan Walker
Query: Thank you for this wonderful opportunity to explore the history of my background. My grandfather LeRoy Walker tells me that I am part Cherokee Indian. I would like to know whatever possible about my background. My grandfather was born in raised in the Baltimore area.
Posted: April 2000


L Shackelford
Query: I'm looking for information on Rhoda Lowe, my great grandmother. I found her name on the Guion Miller list and a number beside her name but I'm not sure what the number is. She was married to Robert Lowe I believe. You see no one is alive that can tell me anything. I do know that she had at least two sons. One, my grandfather Claude Lowe and I believe Franky Lee Lowe. I know that isn't much but at the present time it's all I have. If you can help me I would be thankful. No one would take when they were alive and on both my mothers and fathers side I'm lose.
Posted: April 2000


Jamie Jewell
Query: I am looking for information on Nicholas Coleman, who was born in Virginia (now West Virginia) in around 1817. He was married to Mary, who was born around 1826, and they has a daughter Maria born around 1862.
Posted: April 2000


Carnie Pearson
Query: I am searching for any information concerning my great grandfather Hill Oneal or Hyganda Oneal. Hill's birth place is unknown to me. He did live in So, Carolina and is buried in Oklahoma. Any information would be helpful.
Posted: April 2000


Hildy Weinssen
Query: I am looking for my beloved stepmother. She had told us she was going to move from the Poconos in Pa to a reservation in Oklahoma but ending up going to NC in Nov of 1998. We miss her and would love to locate her to send her at least a gift. Her names: Leadine Emanual, Leadine Kuhenbacher, Leadine Weinssen.
Posted: April 2000


Bonnie Vaccaro
Query: Still, Sixkiller. Born in Westville Cherokee Nation it in 1849.
Posted: April 2000


Butch Hawke
Query: I am looking for the name Rochester (Greenville, SC branch) My grandfather was supposed to be full blooded Cherokee.
Posted: April 2000


Juanita Gleason
Query: I am searching for descendants of Elijah G. Runion who married Mary Cathrine Moore 10 Aug. 1889. He was from the Spencer/Elkview? Pinch area of West Virginia. Also, the following James Henry Larch, David Larch and John Larch of Elkview/ Walton area.
Posted: April 2000


Lynn Kehoe
Query: I'm trying to find any information under the name of Polone (Changed to Palone). The Cherokee tribe number is 674. John C. Polone (Palone) is the son of Mary Susan Paris. This is all the info that I have. Any other information would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: April 2000


Sharla Smith
Query: I am woundering how can a person find there roll card #? My aunt has been trying to find it for years and we are having no luck. I am from Okla and my great grandma was the last known with a card but we can't find the #. Her maden name was Ruby Cherry and she married a Coffman. Can you tell me how to look it up?
Posted: April 2000


Jack Dempsey Owen Jr
Query: Does anyone have family information on Elizabeth Buchanan. She was my paternal grandmother is said to have been either 1/8 or 1/4 Cherokee. She married Leslie Owen in Bessemer, Alabama in the early 1900's.
Posted: April 2000


James McCartney
Query: John and Nancy Davie/Davies (no dates) had a daughter they named Sohonah (spelling?), abt 1832 in Va. Sohonah married James Henry Knotts abt 1855, and her name somehow got changed to Susan Anna Davis Knotts. In the reorganization of the Eastern Band in 1935, there was a man that came through Preston County WV named Beavers was involved in the Cherokee reorganization. My grandfather, James Henry Newlin attempted to make claim to his Cherokee roots, but we do not know any more than that. We have been told Sohonah was a member of the Cherokee Beaver Clan, and their tribal land was in some part of Ohio, we think some place around Chilicothee. We at first thought Sohonah would be Shawnee, but we were told we were wrong by a relative.
Posted: April 2000


Shay
Query: I am inquiring on the Barton surname. Starting with Jepitha J. Barton, whom I believe is from Mississippi. I have been told he is Cherokee. Can anyone help me? I am a direct decendent of him.
Posted: April 2000


Mary Ann Steenbergen
Query: I would like to hear from the Hall family. We are Chicamauga and are related to Chief Dragging Canoe.
Posted: April 2000


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