December 2001 Genealogy Queries

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Maryl Bonsteel-Taylor
Query: Bonesteel-Bonsteel-Bonstell: have been told that we have American indian in our line. Would any one out their know of this. perhaps those that lived in the Nebraska and Oklahoma and Missouri states. Very interested in finding my grandmother/s history.
Posted: December 2001


Trudy Kelm
Query: Here is what I know: I come by Native American heritage (Cherokee) by my mother's side of family. My grandma's name is: Lillian (Tucker-maiden) Wilson names in genealogy are Mamie (Rice) Tucker (my GGrandma); her father Thomas Rice/her mother Martha Alice Inman. Thomas's father John Madison Rice/mother Mary Inman. Locations where they lived: Stoddard, MO; Pocahontas, AR; Anna, Illinois, Georgia, Carolinas, Tennesse. I am just now finding some connections to family, my grandmother is very tight lipped. All my family has been told over the years that some of our relatives were on the "Trail of Tears" and some died, some relatives still live in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. My question: Do you know these names if yes, what was their part in history and do you know what their Native American genealogy is? Wish I had more info.
Posted: December 2001


Linda Mills
Query: My ggggg grandfather was a Cherokee at Fort Loudon in Monroe Co., Tennessee. His name was Chief Big Stick. His grand-daughter was Minerva Norman Hicks. Her parents were John and Elizabeth Taylor Hicks. I do not know if Chief Big Stick was related to John or Eliz. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Kelli Stanton
Query: I don't have much to go on, but my father's grandmother was Cherokee. She was probably in Oklahoma, as that is where her husband was born. His name was Clarke and her name may have been Fisk. They had a son named Raymond Huston Clarke. She would have been born between 1905-1915, I believe.
Posted: December 2001


Dianna Graham (King)
Query: I'm looking for any information on a Chief Bushyhead. That might have been related to or a kin of my grandmother Maude Tillman and her parents James Tillman, Ellen Smith (maidenname) from Ark. or Tenn. Oka. Graham is my grandma's married name.
Posted: December 2001


Carolyn
Query: Any information on Rachel Jane Cargial/Cargile b: abt. 1851 in Arkansas. Married: Lewis T. Skaggs 19 May 1872 in Johnson Co., Arkansas. Looking for parents of Rachel, have had information that it was James Cargile and Margaret (Unknown) Cargile would love to know "which" James and "which" Margaret since there are several.
Posted: December 2001


Me
Query: Benjamin Franklin Dykes
Posted: December 2001


Kim Howard
Query: Searching for the ancestory of Clerey, (or Erie) who married Thomas Burke, a Quaker. Their son, John Washington Burke, kept a blind "Indian" woman, whom he said was his natural mother, but he had blue eyes. Impossible unless both parents had a blue-eye gene. The woman had been raised as an Indian (maybe Melungeon?) Family trad. kept her Indian heritage alive. Have found references to Thomas Clerely Burke. Need more info.
Posted: December 2001


Dale Evans
Query: I'm looking for information about my grandmother, her name was Margaret Hollis, a full blooded Cherokee, she died 1985 in Georgia and thats all I know so any info would help.
Posted: December 2001


Linda
Query: I am looking for anyone with the name "Drummonds" or "Byington" out of Missouri or KY. I am looking for my family.
Posted: December 2001


Kimberly Anne Carlisle
Query: My biological father is registered with Cherokee Indians Andrew Franlin Pearson. He showed me a card one time of an indian and he was registered with a tribe he told me at the time I was 50 half Cherokee please look for his name and tell me how I can register with my tribe.
Posted: December 2001


Kris
Query: I am looking for information on Cherokee "Stafford"s. My great-grandfather was a full-blood Cherokee (last name Stafford), first name possibly "Bollie". He was born in Oklahoma and had a son named Clifton Dean, whose mother was Audie Benge, a white from Arkansas. Also, a g-g-great grandma of mine (full-blooded) named Nancy Ann Light (maiden name) Buck (married name). She had a daughter named Ida May. If any of this sounds familiar please e-mail me. Thank you and God bless.
Posted: December 2001


James Gooch
Query: I have Cherokee on both sides of my Mom's family. I'm looking for more info on the following people. Davy William Eaves (dob: 17 Nov 1899 in VA) Mother Pearl Eaves (married name) was rummored to be full Cherokee she was married to Henry Eaves. On my grandmother's side Leila Lee Justice was 1/2 Cherokee (parents unknown) I was told they came from Montana to Ok (detales sketchey) Leila was married to Thomas Jefferson Saunders together they had at least one child (still alive) dob on child: 3 Jul 1924. Saunders was rumored to have conceved the child in his 70's and married Leila when she was 13. I have no birth dates and cannot pin-point birth dates. Any help would be most helpful.
Posted: December 2001


Trent
Query: I was wondering if I could get a newsletter on Cherokee happenings, my family has Cheerokee heritage and I am wondering how I can become more involved in my heritage.
Posted: December 2001


Ken Lee
Query: My 5th ggfather William Fletcher married an Elizabeth McIntosh in 1761 in Charlston, SC. Her parents were Joseph McIntosh and Mary Perryman. Family lore has Joseph and Mary with Indian blood either Cherokee or Creek. I would love to be able the make that connection.
Posted: December 2001


Ron Anderson
Query: Help! I have just received a copy of my grandfathers application to the Guion Miller roll. He was rejected with the reason given as "Cousin to #1585." Does anyone know what this actually means? Another place on the application states "1 cous of 1585". I do not know if the number is from Guion Miller, or another roll. Also, next to #16 on his app, (name of brothers and sisters), the number 18589 is placed beside one of his relatives. His name is Jesse H. Cherry, Newton Co. MO. Any help appreciated!
Posted: December 2001


Wanda M. Nelsen
Query: My great-great grandmother is who I have searched for, for about 25 years. Her name is not on any roll that I have searched, but someone must know where she died and where she lies. Narcissa Collens born 1803 in North Carolina. Married, Milton McClellan 02/23/1825 in Cabarrus County. They lived in Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, McDowell and Lincoln Counties. The last time I saw her name on a census was 1850, listed as Narcissas McClelland age 47. I know Narcissa was Cherokee, because my grandmother said she was. Any help in finding her will be greatly appreciated. She may have been buried in the Penley/Pendley cemetary near Gouges Creek. There is no way I can go there, I live in California-too old and too poor to go back to the east coast and search.
Posted: December 2001


Steven
Query: I have been told that the family by the sir name of fite or fightmaster is in the family line of the Cheerokees. Any one with any information on this please e-mail me.
Posted: December 2001


Selena Lasala
Query: I'm looking for info on my great grand parents John Collier and Abbie Beal Towler. They resided in Kentucky. I'm at a dead end to find anything about these people. I know my great-great grandfather was William Collier. Anyone have any info?
Posted: December 2001


Karen Lee
Query: Beedy (Beedy) Jane Joiner b.1793 N. Carolina died 1878 Franklin county Alabama. Buried in Davis Cemetry. Married to Magness Manuel Davis. All I know is suppose to have been an Indian princess. She was my ggggrandmother.
Posted: December 2001


Wilgus Burton
Query: I have recently found out that some of my relatives are registered in the Dawes Roll. I have their numbers and would like to know how I can verify the information. My Great-Grandmother was Sarah Jane King and her number is 14671. Any help on lineage or my next step in applying for membership is helpful.
Posted: December 2001


Keys Kousins
Query: We are looking to reunite with long, lost Keys Kousins. Our web site is http://communities.msn.com/KeysKousins
Posted: December 2001


JoAnne Haskins
Query: I am trying to find info on my Great-grand parents and their relatives: Ellen Winchester Wilson, born 3-4-1870, married John Wilson around 1893, maybe Texas. Siblings, Jenny, Joe, Will and Lizzy, maybe. She died 3-26-1959 Henderson, Tx. John Wilson born around 1870. maybe Kentucky and died 1932 in Rusk co. Tx Ellen's father's name is maybe Will Winchester. Jenny may have died around Olney, Tx. and may have been married to a Mr. Black. Joe is reported to have been blind. I know nothing about the other two or even if they existed. I know no mother's names for any. Thank's for any help.
Posted: December 2001


Natasha Fields
Query: I am looking for the family of my great-grandmother. They were black Cherokees from Ga., but were in Ala. after the Civil War. The family name was Clockster and I have had no luck in researching it's origin. Please help!
Posted: December 2001


Bill Rogers
Query: I am looking for information about a man named Wili or Wily Rogers. All I know is that he apparently left Barrow County Georgia in the early 1800's and moved to Arkansas via. Alabama.
Bill Rogers
1812 East Austin
Nacogdoches, Texas 75965
936-569-7183
Posted: December 2001


Mark A. Pulliam
Query: My ggg grandmother is Rebecca Starr Who is rumored to be at least 1/2 blood Cherokee, Rebeca's Father's name may be Sam Starr, but I am not at all sure. Rebecca Starr was married to Benjamin Franklin Zumwalt, Rebecca is said to have been born in Indiana around 1834, Rebecca and Benjamin had 4 children; Jemima Huldah born 12/1856, Elizabeth V. born.1859, Jeff Davis born 1862, and Huldah Belle who is my gg grandmother born 08/28/1864, HUldah Belle married George Washington Jump on 12/02/1880 in Pikins County, Chicasaw Nation, Oklahoma. This is all I have, I will be greatful for any help.
Posted: December 2001


Jo Ann McCarty-Lyon
Query: Please help me find my ancestors, I feel their spirit but I have little inf. GF Arthur Joe McCarty born 1904 Littlefield Texas area. His mother died in 1964-65 in Littlefield. AJ was one of eight it was said that they were of Irish/Cherokee on father's side: full Cherokee on mother's side. Those who know have passed. My father TJ McCarty born Sept. 13 1929 Sudan Texas-passed in 1971. He was so lost...he did not know who he was: could not cope with the "white" world, but the Cherokee world was closed to him. I too feel that I walk between two worlds as a "lost child" who needs to know who I am, then I can tell my children and Grandchildren, teach them how to tread lightly on Mother Earth, honor Great Spirit and the ancesters. After all, we are the Seventh Generation... It is up to us to mend the broken Medicine Wheel, along with broken hearts and broken families. I will appreciate any information you have, I do know how dificult that time period was, records and so many were lost to us but walk with Great Spirit. At times I hear them calling in the wind.
Posted: December 2001


Jodie Lougee
Query: My grandfather, born in May of 1927 is named L.G. Littler (the L.G. standing for Littler Gaston) from what I gathered the Littlers and the Gastons are from Oklahoma and is believed to have cherokee ancestory. I would like any info anybody could give me.
Posted: December 2001


Elisha Johannes "Little Tree" Wallen
Query: I'm trying to find information about Jim Crow Wallen my GGFather and his Brothers Red Bud, White Bud and Stonewall Jackson Wallen. He also had sisters named Jarey or Javey, Llorie and Juta-Mirijah. May it be possible that anyone has information about these people? I also know that Jim's Father only had one ear after an accident in the woods.
Posted: December 2001


Sandy Elder
Query: Seeking help in reading 1890 Cherokee Nation Census for George Arrowood age 41 plus 10 in household in the Coo-Wee-Scoo-Wee Dist. Craig Co, Ok. The copy at our Nat'l archives locally (Sea) is unreadable. If you can't help, do you know who can.
Posted: December 2001


K. Hicks
Query: My great-grandmother's name was Pearla Bryant Davidson (later shortened to Davis). She was originally from Perry County, Alabama. She married Louis Davidson. She was born in the 1880's. She died in her late 20's. She is rumored to be Cherokee. My family wants to know if this is true. Would someone please help us.
Posted: December 2001


Oda Katherine Birkett
Query: It appears that I may have a great deal more Cherokee blood than I ever imaged. Does anyone know if the name Oda is a Cherokee name and if so what does it mean. It was also my Grandmother's name. Please, Please help.
Posted: December 2001


Kay Birkett
Query: Looking for Polly M. Wilson born in Virginia about 1842. Married to William Riley in Maries Co. Missouri. My great-grandmother said she was a full blooded Cherokee. We do have pictures of her. She does appear to be of Indian descent. My great-grandmother had black eyes and high cheek-bones and black hair. Also looking for information on Thorntons, Meadows, McMurry and McHenry on my husband's side. We are missing the Cusp on the fourth molar which indicates you are probably of Indian ancestry. Help, Help if you can.
Posted: December 2001


Marissa Hagy
Query: I have always been told that my great grandmother was Cherokee. Her name was Mary Pope and she married an Irish man by the name Hagy. She was from the state of Virginia. Posssibly the Wythe county area. Please email if you have any information about her.
Posted: December 2001


Chesley K. Hulsey
Query: My grandmother told me that I was Cherokee, Choctaw, and Creek, but she died when I was 4 and I never knew which ancestors were native american. The surnames that I know of are Hulsey, Cawthon, Tabor, Massey, Kytle, Wilkinson, all from north Georgia. I hope someone can help me, I have searched for 30 years.
Posted: December 2001


Rebecca Landa
Query: I am looking for information on my great-grandfather Jacob Vanover who is Cherokee indian. He married Bertha Cooper, and in 1911 they had Glenn Vanover who is my grandfather. They lived in IL. and IN. I would appriciate any help.
Posted: December 2001


Lorna L. Franklin (Aulston)
Query: My great grandma (I don't know her name) was full blooded Cherokee and my grandma, Rosie Lee Gilliand and father, Johnny A. Aulston are Cherokee. I want to know how I can find out if any are registered on a reservation? I would like to be able to give my children more information on their family tree.
Posted: December 2001


Jean Wagner
Query: I am looking for info on the parents of Jennie Drywater. Her father was Joseph Ridge or Rigg and her mothers name was Katie. They are my ggg grandparents. They were full blood Cherokees and lived somewhere around Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Posted: December 2001


Marsha Clinton
Query: Any information regarding a Charley Robert Parris/Paris having two daughters out of wed-lock with a Bertha May Pevyhouse/Peevehouse. Bertha was born in Arkansas in Aug.22,1880 she died Dec.17,1969. The daughters names are Thelma Lu Parris (Clinton,White,Brown) born May 27,1900 in Benton Co. Arkansas buried in Tahlequah in 1992. Goldie/Goldy E. Parris (Vaughn,Cruse)was born Oct.28,1903 buried at Sweeten Cemetary.Any additional information to connect this dad to these children will be greatly appreicated.I am up against a brick wall.
Posted: December 2001


David C. Johnson
Query: I am researching my family's history and I believe that my mother, who's name is Marjorie Ann Jordan Johnson, is either full-blooded Cherokee or part Cherokee. With the help of my aunt, who's name is Priscillia Jordan Wainwright, I have traced my family back to 1795 in the State of Maine. My Grandfather's name is Glen John Jordan and my Grandmother's name is Ella Farley. That's all I can recall at this time if you need more information (which I have at home) please let me know via the email address above and I will provide it for you.
Posted: December 2001


Cathy Lee
Query: Charles Romaine David Ross was my great grandfather.Born Feb. 25, 1868 in MO. Married a Maggie maybe Whitefeather. Need more info on her. He lived Woods Co., Alva, OK. He was a Marshall there and she was with him. They had three children. Duncan, India, and Wanita. Any info would be so helpful.
Posted: December 2001


John Barnard
Query: I am looking for documentation that my father is Cherokee, and by how much (1/8, 1/4, etc.) All I know of him is that his name is Tipton George Barnard, and that he was born in Bartlesville, OK, in 1926. In the 1950's, he married Ann Watson. I never knew my father, and so I do not know of his whereabouts, or whether or not he is deceased. I would greatly appreiciate it if you could help.
Posted: December 2001


Peggy King
Query: Looking to veryify that Mary Entenman on her mother's side is of a Cherokee Tribe. Her father's last name is/was Huckabay. Mary was born 10/04/1888 in Louisiana. She died 12/05/1956 in Alameda,Ca. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Melinda P. Mosher
Query: I'm researching the last name Nichols. I know that I have Cherokee Heritage and I'm aware that the name may not be spelled as such in any records of the Cherokee. I am also looking up the last name Dukes as well. I am curious as to what clan these names belong to. Please, if you can provide me with any assistance, write me back.
Posted: December 2001


Mommywolf
Query: I am trying to contact my son's grandmother whom I met only once when he was first born in 1988. I know her as Brandy and that she lived in Penn. then. I remember her being very involed in Cherokee Nation, perhaps in a political way. I do know her maiden name, but am uncertain about posting it, I would not want to disrespect her in any way. peace an later.
Posted: December 2001


Gwendalynn Gohlke Dunn
Query: I am trying to find out more information about a J.W. Reed who was listed as Cherokee on the Dawes Index. There also was a J.W. Reed who married Edna Bankhead and we found them as well as two children on the 1910 census for Washita Co. Oklahoma, living near Sentinel, Oklahoma. I am trying to find out if they are the same person and if so, more information about J. W. Reed's parents, brothers and sisters, etc. I found out that he went by his middle name, William and his nickname was Bill. Edna Bankhead was my husband's grandmother and one of her children, Bonita Reed was my husband's mother.
Posted: December 2001


Cait Meeks
Query: Looking for info on Etta Carr, my great grandmother who I understand was Cherokee.
Posted: December 2001


Marsha "Boots"
Query: Delphia Holcomb Bailey. She is my Great Grandmother. She was born in 1896. I'm trying to get info on who her parents were.
Posted: December 2001


Daphne Head
Query: I am searching to find out about my grandparents. My grandfather's name was James Earl Castellow and was said to have been part Cherokee Indian. I am trying to find out. If any one can help me I would really appreciate it.
Posted: December 2001


Rita Bjordahl
Query: I am searching for lineage. My grandmother was Linny Lingo of the Cherokee tribe in Tulsa or Keystone. She was married to Roy Babcock, also of Tulsa/Keystone. My mother was Treva Babcock, born on 4/21/1933 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I have been told that she attended school on the reservation. She married James Burrell Cox in/about 1947/8. Anyone with information, please contact. Any information is not to small or insgnificant.
Posted: December 2001


Dan Gill
Query: My great great grandmother was named Trefis Smoke and was a Cherokee according to a written piece of paper from a great aunt. She is believed to born around 1800 and married a James Gill. I have been unable to find any more information. The earliest I find James is in 1810 in Fauquier County Va. The Gill may have came up from North Carolina however, I have been told that there were Cherokees in Virginian around this time. Any info about Trefis, VA Cherokee tribes or where I can look is welcome.
Posted: December 2001


Daniel Carmon Hoyle
Query: My great, great grandmother is to be belived to be full blooded Cherokee. My grandfather's name is Raymond Hoyle, his grandmother married a Hoyle. My father and grandfather is from Sylvia, Waynesville and the Broson city area. My father and his mother moved to Winston Salem when my father was about 8, his name is Floyd Daniel Hoyle. I will try to get you some more detailed info. I am trying to find out about the heritage of Eastern Band Cherokee, my wife is full blooded Haliwa-Sponi, and we have two children and all three are regeisterd with the tribe. We are very interested in my side of heritage.
Posted: December 2001


Dorothy Childers-Yeager
Query: Could someone please tell me where I can send at to get the proper papers on someone who is on the Guion Miller rolls?
Posted: December 2001


Shirley Bates
Query: Looking for information on the ancestry for Eliza Calinda Busbin Kirk, born October 8, 1817 in Georgia, died June 10. 1890 in Georgia, married John Franklin Kirk November 16, 1839. Eliza was 1/2 Cherokee. Cannot find birth records or parents names. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Linda Beshears
Query: I am looking for information about Rhoda King from North Carolina married to James Riddle in Tennessee, moved to Arkansas in 1851. She was half Cherokee Indian.
Posted: December 2001


Sylvester Myrick
Query: I am researching the surname of Goings. The Goings name is well known among the Cherokee. My particular family was Wapoo a small S.C. tribe that we believe merged with the Lower Cherokee. If any one has info. We would appreciate acoording to the S.C. Native historical page we don't exist. My Goings lived in South Western Virginia and migrated and stayed in Ohio.
Posted: December 2001


Sharon Hittle
Query: My great x2 grandmother was Eliza Jane and she married a Henry Shaw. She was from Broken Bow, NE and he was from St. Joseph MO. She is said to be full blooded Cherekee Indian. I am trying to get information on how they registered with the tribes to see if I can obtain her roll number. I don't know her maiden name either. Any information to guide me would be of great help.
Posted: December 2001


Charlynne Donahue
Query: My grandmother is thought to be Cherokee Indian. I would like help in researching the tribe her parents came from. My granmother's maiden name: Daisy Ann Labbee, born 12-27-1896. Her parents were Alford (Indian name: Kalafateha) Labbee and Isabelle (Indian name: Toniyaka) Garvy. Supposedly, my great grandparents were "addopted" by the French - which gave them the French names. I understand them to be from the Wolf Clan in Tenessee. Do you have direction for me to research this further? Thank you for any input you may have.
Posted: December 2001


Rose French Waller
Query: My ancestors' name's are French. They do have Cherokee blood line. They lived in North Carolina and Tennessee. We are looking for relatives of Micheal French, he has a son named Micheal also. Want to know who his father was. Also would like to know if anyone is related to Tommy Commodor French.
Posted: December 2001


Shawnie Vedder
Query: I am researching the surnames: Bozarth, Elijah and Margaret T Ward, Nancy Smith, Ward Lycan and Fanny Means. I have a webpage at http://www.adventureangling.com/cherokee it has many Cherokee Bozarth's listed and some possible Cherokee Lycans but none of them are in my direct line.
Posted: December 2001


Teresa Lewis Harmon
Query: I'm beginning research on my father's Cherokee ancestory. His mother, Lela Rachel Heins Lewis, was Cherokee. She was either full or half Cherokee, I'm not sure. My father passed away several years ago so I don't have a lot of information to go on. I know that my grandmother was from Kentucky. She was born in the late 1800's. She married Jesse Lewis and had 3 boys and a girl. One of the boys, Jesse jr. was my father. Any help finding my ancestors is appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Tracy Andrejak
Query: I am trying to find a definite connection to my Cherokee roots. My ancestors are from the SC-county of Pickens and Greenville. These two counties plus Oconee and Anderson county were Indian territory. My main family names from that area are Holcombe, Kelly, Kelley, Day. Other names married into the family are Black, Stegall, Mauldin, Grant, and Couch. I am trying to find where the Cherokee line starts.
Posted: December 2001


Nicholas M. Crickmore
Query: I am looking for info on the Harvey family of Newton, Il. (Jasper County) I'll start with the living and regress. Warren Harvey is the son of H.H. Harvey (deceased), the brother of 11 siblings,Oltho, Jess, Ulmer, Mose, Robert, Able, Carri, May, Ina Belle (my grandmother), Maude, and Annie. Warren still lives on the family place in Newton. These 12 children were the product of the union of John C. and Jenny Harvey. John C. harvey was the product of the union of John Harvey and Beth Ann Wakefield sometime in the 1800's. Beth Ann Wakefield was the name given to the Cherokee woman at some point. My grandmother (Ina Belle) pasted on several years ago but told stories about her father being ashamed of being a "half-breed." Ina Belle couldn't hide the fact. She had all the features of a Cherokee. She also told stories of her grandmother (Beth Ann)staying at home when the rest of the family went to town. Someone in our family has a picture of Beth Ann (Wakefield) Harvey. I am trying to get that now. Please help me get this infomation. I would like to document my linage. I lived in Oklahoma in the '80's and felt I had a reason to feel comfortable there.
Posted: December 2001


Kyle Young
Query: I am looking for information on "MOORE". My ggggrandmother was Amanda Moore, she was a full-blooded cherokee and was taken from the "trail of tears" by a white man named John Moore. (that is where the surname Moore came from) Amanda Moore had a daughter, my "gg" Cassandra Moore, Cassandra married a black man, Tecumseh Williams. They had a daughter, my ggrandmother Lula Martha Jane Williams Lula married George Chatman Banks and they had my grandmother Lydia Banks-Piper. We have a picture of John Moore, on the back is printed Crowder 28541. The areas lived in are possibly: VA, NC, OK, and definetly MO. If any of this information sounds in anyway familiar, please write.
Posted: December 2001


Valorie Millican
Query: Looking for information on 3gr grandmother Margaret D. Palmer who is listed on the Dawes Rolls census #6465 and roll #15467. She also appears on the Guion Miller Roll #12680.
Posted: December 2001


Mickie Tenpenny
Query: I am searching for information on my grandmother. I have been told that she was full blood Cherokee. Her name was Ethel Lee Hale, she was born Aug. 14, 1900. She married R.A. Nix abt 1919. Died in 1945. No one remains living that can tell me her parents names. Birth place unknown. Would appreciate any and all help or suggestions.
Posted: December 2001


Linda McGillis
Query: My grandmother, Myrtle Mae Modglin, claimed Cherokee ancestry. She was born in Illinois on June 16, 1884 to Walter Modglin and Telitha Davis Modglin and died in Oregon on February 27, 1957. Her mother is said to have died within a few weeks of Myrtle's birth. Any information about Telitha and Walter would be greatly appreciated. An alternate spelling of the surname is Madglin and an alternate given name for Walter is Walker Ward. I do not believe Telitha was enrolled in the tribe; but Myrtle appeared to be Native American: brown eyes, straight black hair, and bronze complexion. She probably had relatives in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Posted: December 2001


Ramona (Pennington) Reeves
Query: I am searching for my grandmother Katie Davis Pennington B.1860 D.1938, buried in Douglas County. Mo. Denlow Cemetary. She is listed in census born in Mo. With parents born in Ind. and Kentucky. She was Indian and trying to find out if she was Cherokee. She was picked up by missionarys Jim Coats and Jim Mcintosch On a Okla. wagon trail and brought to Mo. Any information would be nice.
Posted: December 2001


J. Peyton
Query: I'm looking for relatives of Luke (or Luther?) Landrum from Oklahoma in order to search Cherokee roots.
Posted: December 2001


Ruth Riggins
Query: I'm looking for Lillian Riggins who was in the Kansas City, MO, area in December of 1938. I'm not sure of her age now, but would guess it to be between 77 and 83.
Posted: December 2001


Royce Sisson
Query: Looking for information on Pleasant Rogers born 1800-1810 and died before 1850. Second wife, Phoebe Hickman Rogers and lived in Obion Co. (western TN).
Posted: December 2001


Merylene
Query: I am trying to find out about my native american heritage. I have heard all my life that my g-grandmother fell in love with an indian wasn't allowed to marry. They had 1 son named Ellis M. Ford (my grandfather). Her name was Leila/or Louisa Ford. I believe Leila's mother was Matilda Ford. They lived in the Anniston, AL area. I would appreciate any help.
Posted: December 2001


Lee
Query: Searching for information on Andrew Jesse Smith, b early 1800's or sooner (no birthplace). Wife Nancy (no maiden name) and children were Malinda, Nancy, Sina, Sabret, Jesse, Elijah, Manuel, and possibly others. Sabret Smith was born 1819 in Tennessee. Nancy and children were in 1820's census of Monroe Co., IL then were in Crawford Co, Ar in 1834. Andrew J. was on Crawford Co. tax list in 1829-32. Malinda Smith married William Campbell and their daughter, Martha Jane b 1850 in AR was Cherokee (see Queries 24 for Campbell). Would appreciate any information anyone has on Andrew Jesse Smith Nancy. Thanks for your help.
Posted: December 2001


Melvin King
Query: I am looking for my Cherokee ancestors with the last name of Palmore, Cheney from TN. If any one knows about the Cheneys or Palmores let me know.
Posted: December 2001


Donna
Query: I am searching for David James Parks b. abt. 1823 in Kentucky. He moved to Missouri and married Prudence Curtis in 1852. Prudence's parents were Dr. William Curtis and Sarah Ellsworth they were married in 1819 in Ohio. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Lewis Burnett
Query: My great grandfather Adam Eugene Wells was a Cherokee Indian and was born in N.C. (in the late 1800s, I believe) He had a daughter named Blanche Wells who was my grandmother, she was born in October 1913. Any information that could confirm the Indian ancestery of Adam Wells would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Deborah
Query: Barnes--I am looking for info about the Cherokee woman from Oklahoma (Cherokee Reservation) who had a child with my G. Great Grandfather John William Barnes, childs name was Mattie M. Barnes, (The Cherokee Mother, died during childbirth) our family history is left with a big void. She gave birth to my Great Grandmother--Mattie M. Barnes 2/14/1898 We have no name or anything on this woman, she deserves to be known to her family. If anything sounds at all familiar, please e-mail me.
Posted: December 2001


Cameron Woodall
Query: William Albert Woodall was born in Salem North Carolina on Feb 12 1867. on Oct.10, 1923 he had a son named Eugene Lloyd Woodall in Traskwood, AK. William died in 1946. Eugene my grandfather died in 1942. No one in my family seems to know there roll #'s how can I find out since there are 15 rolls?
Posted: December 2001


Mike Gregory
Query: Info on John Levingston born in Oklahoma in 1859. Died in 1901. Married to full blooded Cherokee. Had a daughter (Lucy, my great great grandmother). Any info on Lucy Levingston's parents (mother's name, date of death and burial) would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Shay Bennett
Query: In the Dawes Commission Index, 1896. I found the name of an ancestor and a case number. What does the case number refer to?
Posted: December 2001


Harry Hines
Query: Looking for the ancestry of Luhamie Caroline Whittle.
Posted: December 2001


Elizabeth Phillips
Query: I'm trying to trace my son's Cherokee ancestry. The only information I have is, his great grandmother's name was Whisper Feather. She was from Oaklahoma. I have heard of the Dawes Rolls but I haven't any idea how to access them to check for her name. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Laura Clark
Query: I am trying to find my family history. I know that my Grandfather Roy Birdsong is the son of Daisy Lee Oakley and she is the daughter of Francis Marion Oakley. Francis's wife was Nancy Bass. Nancy is being listed as full blooded Cherokee. She was born 3/12/1844 in Tenn. and died 12/15/1909 in Trigg County, Kentucky. I would love to find out any history such as mother or father and may why she chose to marry a white man. He was to have been a General in the army and of German decent.
Posted: December 2001


Stephanie Taylor
Query: I recently found out from my second cousin that we have Cherokee in us. I know that it was either Chief Baker or Chief Boone (unsure of the name). But we do know that it's the chief that gave Philadelphia to the government. Any help at all is greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Robert Harrison
Query: My dad Hurshell Harrison, Blountville,TN. Mother: Ethel, father: James. Brothers: Eck, Emmett, Sisters: Booty, Bun, Mabel, Nancy Ruth.
Posted: December 2001


Robert Ketcher
Query: Hello, I am searching for Charlie Ketcher he married Mollie Hond arounf 1877 in Ok we believe. they had twin boys, Jack Jeff there was a fire in 1890 that killed Mollie but no one knew what happen to Charlie boys were separated age 12 and Berpaw Van raised Jack but nothing on Jeff and Charlie can someone help. Do you know about the fire.
Posted: December 2001


Betty
Query: Star Brown Born in New York need to find out more info. He was full Cherokee died in Bridgeport, Conn. Daughter Elizabeth Brown he was my great-grandfather. My grandmother does not remember much.
Posted: December 2001


Jon Brown
Query: Lucinda Parthena Phillips b 1816 in Ga (somewhere) married Charles Pinkney Barrett about 1840. Couple are in Kemper Co, Mississippi in 1850 census. Couple are in Leon Co, Tx census in 1860. Lucinda's dad MAY have been Cherokee. In 1870 census Lucinda stated her father not born in USA. One of their sons nicknamed "Cherokee." Sorry have no more info.
Posted: December 2001


Dennis Keener
Query: I'm trying to make a connection and find other members of my mothers family, my mother was Cherokee in Oklahoma. Her name is Sue Jean Kerry or Carry, she was married to Orville F. Keener and later divorced him when I was 3 years old I've never met her and would like to know more about her and my family on her side. The last time I heard she lived in Aloha Oregon with the last name of Whiteside. She has a brother living on the Cherokee reservation in Jay Oklahoma and family named Carey in Jay Oklahoma if any one can help please let me know.
Posted: December 2001


Gwen Duncan
Query: I am trying to locate anyone who may be able to help me find my Cherokee roots on my fathers side of the family. My father's name was Paul Joseph Smalley, his parents were John Daniel Smalley and Elzena Angeline (Scroggs). Elzena's parents were William Jasper Scroggs and Mary Matilda (Stepp), and I have been told that Williams father John Enos M. Scroggs married an Indian girl by the name of Cornelia "Nelia" Wyant, and I have also been told that either John Enos or his father was one of the Marshels that helped bring the Indians across the Trail of Tears. John Daniel Smalley's parents were Samuel "Sam" and Martha "Mattie" (Denney), Sam's parents were David G. Smalley and Menerva (Pytes) and she is believed to be of Cherokee blood. If anyone have any of these names in their line please contact me. I am of Cherokee blood on my mothers side and I do have all the Roll #'s.
Posted: December 2001


Emily Kischell
Query: I accidentally came across a query on this site about an ancestor with the last name 'Avery or Avera'...I am looking for an ancestor (a greatgrandmother) who lived on a reservation in Oklahoma with the (married) surname of Avera (she married a man named Ray Avera). I don't know her Cherokee maiden name. I was wondering if anyone here has found anything on the name Avera? I would appreciate any information you had to offer for the success of my search. Anything I come up with I will gladly share with you.
Posted: December 2001


Carole
Query: Seeking information on my ggggrandparents Alexander Brown and Violet (Barton) Brown. They were married in Bedford Cty., Va., where their children were also apparently born. Emmigrated to Missouri likely in 1820's or 30's. Had following children: Thomas, Sarah, Susan, Annie, Elizabeth, Dicey, Isham, Violet and John. Any info much apprciated.
Posted: December 2001


Mrs. H.C. Schimek
Query: I am trying to respond to a query by Lloyd E.Russell. I have tried the e-mail address listed in his query, but the e-mail will not go through. I have come across two articles about the Bushyheads which may interest him. The first is a 1970 newspaper article which involves an interview with some Bushyhead descendants and talks about the history of the Bushyhead family. To read it, go to http://rosecity.net/tears/trail/chief.html

The second is a 1993 magazine article which contains a lot of facts about Stuart and Bushyhead history. To read it, go to http://www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net/lit/bushyhd.html

I, myself, have been looking for a Russell family with some Cherokee background. In the early 1900s,they may have lived in Kansas, possibly in a place called Baldwin. There may have been a couple, possibly Sarah and John Russell, who lived on a farm there. John may have worked for the railroad. They may have had a son named Lloyd who was in the Navy. If you can add to or confirm any of this, please let me know.
Posted: December 2001


Sherri
Query: My grandfather was the son of a Indian princess, Cherokee. His name was Charles Whelsy Mayo. He was born in Oklahoma.He was born in 1923 and was registerd in Oklahoma, I would like to find out if I qualify for anything and all about my history. My grandmother had his papers and his roll number but she has just past away and we could not find the information we were looking for. Please help, thank you.
Posted: December 2001


Mike Davis
Query: My grandmother came over on the trail of tears as an infant. I am trying to find out if she was registered when she arrived on Oklahoma. Her name was Arabella Killen.
Posted: December 2001


Kevin Harris
Query: Looking for information on my great grandmother who was full blooded Cherokee. Her name was Mamie. I don't know what her surname was, but she died in 1974 at the age of 93, I belief.
Posted: December 2001


W. Eggers
Query: I'm looking for info. on my great-grandfather-Norman Godfrey. He took his tribe to Oklahoma during the Trail Of Tears. I know I am at least 1/4 CHEROKEE but I need to know more.
Posted: December 2001


Fran Cobb-Arnold
Query: O'siyo. (Hello) Here is a link that has many Tsalagi (aka Cherokee) names and some Tsalagi history on it: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/h/i/c/James-R-Hicks/BOOK-0001/ please contact Jim Hicks through the web site and let him know if you find that you are related. I found many of the surnames listed here on this list common to those in Tsalagi (aka Cherokee) I hope that this information will help you in your own research and in helping you find your way along your Sacred Journey on the Red Path of your Native People/First People/Native American ancestors. My father's surname list: Beach, Cobb, Cobbs, Jacobs, James, Long, Miller, Smith, Snodgrass, Terhune, Thompson(?), Tucker, Turner(?), Weir(Ware). My Mother's surname list: Black, Brooks, Brown, Dougherty, Fisher, French, Fury, Kinslow, Lawson, Linder, North, Seidel. I may have more information. Feel free to e-mail me your surname list and I will be happy to look it over. Wado. (Thank You) Dohiyi. (Peace)


Jan Goldsby-Klein
Query: I am trying to trace my Cherokee heritage. My grandparents' names were: John (Jack) Goldsby and Blanche Goldsby (unsure of her maiden name). John died in the state of Oklahoma and Blanche died in the state of Montana. I do know that John was in the military. Any help would be wonderful.
Posted: December 2001


John Redmond Stevens
Query: Hi, Jim -

Found your query at the All Things Cherokee site and thought Iīd put in my two cents:

Nathan Allen Sanders 1819-1898 TN-AR was my 3x great grandfatherīs brother (John L. Sanders who married Mary Ann Hogan). They all lived in or around Searcy/Van Buren Counties, AR.

My unsubstantiated records show that Nathan Allen first married Eady Lovitt about 1840 and had four children. He then married about 1854 Kizziah Kissey Brown and had eight children, among whom was Claircy Caldonia Sanders (born 1863 AR) who married James Firestone. I assume this James is your great grandfather. I have no further information regarding them.

Kizziah Brown, however, I show as daughter of Elisha Brown who was born about 1806 in South Carolina. Elisha apparently moved to Missouri where Kizziah (Kissey) was born and then to Searcy Co, AR, where he is shown in the 1840 census (with no wife but with other children). Elisha, apparently, was the son of Samuel Brown who was born about 1772 in the Pendleton District of SC. Samuel was in the 1840 Searcy County census as were several other of his sons.

As to whether Kizziah was the Cherokee lady whose name sounded like "Ka-Car" I have no idea - except that virtually EVERY family line Iīve traced through Searcy County has the same family tradition of a Cherokee grandmother. Never a grandfather. Yours is the first, however, to even guess at a name.

Interestingly, Kizziah's uncle, Joseph, who married Kizziah Ragland, are described in one query as both "full-blooded Indian" (Brown Family GenForum http://www.genforum.com/brown/). One person thought they might have been Choctaw but later somehow found out they weren't.

My grandmother was Mima Redman, daughter of Oscar Redman and Martha Ann Sanders, and she, too, related the Native American grandparent tradition - although she didnīt know if it was in the Sanders or Redman lines or elsewhere. One of my sisters has an old photograph of a lady dressed in 1850īs fashion but with Native American accoutrements in her hair - on the back of the photograph someone had written, "Indian-looking:" We have no idea who the lady is.

Well, this doesnīt answer your query but it does give you a lead on Nathan's wife, Kizziah - whose Brown lineage many people are researching.

Regards,
John Redmond Stevens
cocostar@sol.racsa.co.cr
Posted: December 2001


Connie Oates
Query: I am looking for R.C. Burgess of the Cherokee Nation of Tennessee. His family owned a sawmill and a furniture business until 1859. It was taken from them. in 1887 they relocated to Arkansas. R.C. Burgess married a Myrtle Smith and had 9 children. of those 7 survive. I know of only 3 by name. Minnie Mae, Montene and Roberta (she is part of a set of twins). Minnie changed her name to Micki and married James Donald Oates they had two children ... their son is the father of my son. So, for my son I am trying to find his Cherokee Great Grandfather. Help.... where to look... etc. I also have Cherokee blood in my line but have no name yet... So this comes first!
Posted: December 2001


Tim Newman
Query: My Grandmother, Margurite Newman, was born about 1916 and is said to be the daughter of a full-blooded Cherokee named "Dicey." The location of her birth would be Southern Indiana (Evansville), or Northwest Kentucky. Any information would be sincerely appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Kelley Cunningham Cousineau
Query: I am searching for info about my Cherokee great-great-great grandmother. Don't know her name, but she married an Englishman, last name Lansford, had a daughter Virginia Lansford, born Oct. 15, 1851 on a res. in N.C. Virginia Lansford died in St. Louis, MO in 1940.
Posted: December 2001


Kerri Masapollo
Query: My Great Grandfather is rumored to have been full blooded Cherokee Indian. His name was Bryant Greenwood and his last known residence was Ohio. He died in Jan. 1975. His date of birth would be Nov. 11,1901. This is about all I know of this man and I am at a dead end.
Posted: December 2001


David Treacy
Query: Looking for great grandmother, Edda Martin (full Cherokee) married (bought by) Sherman Smith in West Virginia. Rumor is Sherman went to NC and purchased Edda. Possible period: 1870-1890.
Posted: December 2001


Janet
Query: I am searching for any info on Louisa (Dennis) McGehee or her mother, Cynthia Marler. I understand that she was of Cherokee lineage. Louisa was married to George Middleton McGehee.
Posted: December 2001


Dianna Graham
Query: More info on Tillman, Graham family. I was told my grandma Maude was kin to a Chief Bushyhead. Her parents were from Tennesse. Mothers maiden name I belive was Sterling. Her sister lives in Nowater, Oklahoma. I belive in a nurseing home. Jewel Bingly. My grandpa Troy Graham was born in Springdale Ark. Maudes parents owned a blacksmith shop in Tenn. Has a cousion named Ellalouise. There is also a Chief Charles O. Tillman, JR. from the Osage tribal counsil. in Pawhuska, OK. any realation?. I belive Maude has brothers. Ernest, Joe, Frank Isam. They all lived in Portland, Oregon. These brothers had wifes. There names are Ethel, Elsie, Maetillman. Don't know where my grandma was born. 1893to1964. If anybody knows of this family. Please e-mail me.
Posted: December 2001


Kathie Jones
Query: I am looking for any information on William Flemming Large. I am told he was Cherokee and his wife Millie Hightower was part Cherokee Indian. They had 7 children, Gilbert, Hubert, Bonnie, Marie, Shannon and William Jackson Large. I do not know the year they were born, except on William Jackson Large, he was born 1-10-1870 and died 11-11-1929. He married Margaret Susan Norris, b. 12-5-1870 d. 11-11-1927. They had 4 children, Ernest, Frank, Vernice and Nora. William Flemming Large was my Great-Great Grandfather and William Jackson Large was my Great Grandfather.
Posted: December 2001


Chuck Vasseur
Query: My grandmother was of Cherokee descent. Her mother, I was told, lived on a reservation. My grandmother's name was Mildred Rickman. She married a man named Napolean Vasseur, so her name later became Mildred Vasseur. She died sometime in the mid to late seventies. I am looking to find any information on her or her parents. I thank you for your time.
Posted: December 2001


Melanie Fairbanks
Query: I'm looking for info about Jenely Barnett, her maiden name was Fish. She was born 9Dec1882 and died 9Apr1955 She is buried in the Graham Cemetary in Benton,AR She had a daughter named Maude M Barnett. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Judy Norris
Query: My gmother was bord in oaklahoma in late 1800s. Her name was Alice Pearson. She was called Leaner or Lena. She ended up in s. c. and married my grandfather Lee Cannon.
Posted: December 2001


Dee
Query: Betty Fletcher of Logan(married John Whitt) cty,WV I do not know her dates of birth/death but I do know her daughter's (my Great-grandmothers) Hannah Whitt b.10-6-1874-d.10-9-1949 Any Information would be greatly appreicated.
Posted: December 2001


Faye
Query: Looking for information on Elizabeth Bell Campbell (maiden name unknown) in Oklahoma Territory in approx. 1874, married to Robert Campbell. May have been married to Dennis Kellar Brady. Had two daughters Francis Fannie Campbell and Bessie Beulih Brady.
Posted: December 2001


Betty Mische
Query: I have found a person that I have been searching for on the ellis island site. it states he is going to Sawtooth Alley, and it has the name joe dax or dox...was this in your location and was it common for europeans to go there?
Posted: December 2001


Bridget
Query: Hobgood/Farmer family: My grandparents were said to be Native American-Cherokee. Henry Hobgood, b abt 1773 in North Carolina (died abt 1862 in Louisiana) married Mary Farmer, b abt 1783 in N.C. There children were: Oliver M.; Docia; Epperson; Trusley Robert; and Elizabeth. Would anyone have any info or history dating further back on this family?
Posted: December 2001


Claudia Coble Morris
Query: I would like information on are Stark Rogers, his wife Eliza Lawson, they're my great grandparents my grandmother Sarah Jane Rogers Coble. They were from MO, then Arkansas. Any information would be helpful.
Posted: December 2001


Diana Truelove
Query: Seeking info on my grandfather Samuel Alexander Mansfield Hill, b. 1878/79 Tn.his father was Isaac Hill( Isaac may be middle name). no name of mother.info left after my grandmother died said records on Samuel could be found at the Indian Missionary School in OK. where would this school have been around 1879-?my grandfather was part Cherokee, this is all i know about him.any info would be appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Patricia Hopkins
Query: I am looking for any information on my family. There is a strong possiblity that I have cherokee and crete? in the family. The information I need is on Henry Horseheiney, White Horse(John), Sitting Bull-son of White Cloud, Alfred Asbury Eddings, Edna Moody, William Caswell? Eddings, Burke George. Most of these names are in my information, but I would like to know if any one else could help me. The area my father's family is from is Ink, Mo. I think it is around Shannon County, Mo or Osage County, Mo. My grandfather was Cahrles Royce Shelton who married Ruth Pauline (or Pauline Ruth) Eddings. I would be grateful for any information I can get!
Posted: December 2001


Sherri Owen (Cross)
Query: Am looking for information about my husbands deceased Grandmother. She was a twin, from Broken Arrow, OK. Her name was Lesta Lena Sybert, her twins name was Lena Lesta Sybert. Her parents were Robert Sybert and Lucretia Wallon (Sybert). We are told that she is of Indian decent, either Cherokee or Commanche Indian. Have seen a photograph of the twins as grown women, they look full Indian. Any information about Lesta Lena Syberts birth date, date of death or Indian decent would be greatly appreciated! She married Clarence Cross-do not know what year. All of the dates we have are not correct...late 1800's to early 1900's birthdate and mid 1930's- early 1940's for her death. Help us find info if possible.
Posted: December 2001


Sue Sheets
Query: I am looking for of may fathers people, House (Johnson) I hear my grandmother had indian in her. She was from Williamston NC and later went on in to SC, Georgia, Lous, Alab, and Ark. Her name was Hallie House and she married a Hubert Lee Johnson if any one knows of her please let me know.
Posted: December 2001


Carla Sandoval
Query: Looking for info on James Johnson (full booded Cherokee no proof) he was born abt 1810 in TN, and married Rachel ? who was also born in TN in 1813, they went frm TN to MS to MO, they had a total of 10 kids, one was Cordelia (Delia) who married Joseph Maples in 1873 in Stone Co,MO, Cordelia died 1900 in in Christian Co, MO.
Posted: December 2001


Janis Flynn-Smith
Query: Please, help me. My grandfather and possibly, my grandmother were Cherokee. His name was:David Gibson Lane, born in Jonesboro, Tenn. 3-14-1861 to Hiram and Elizabeth Lane. My grandmother was Fannie Elizabeth Conner Lane. She was born in Washington Co. Tenn. on 12-2-1869. Thank-you, for all your help. This is all the information I have on them.
Posted: December 2001


Nikki
Query: To anyone who can help me, I am grateful. My mother's side of the family is Cherokee, but proving it has been hard. My great great grandfather's name was George Henry Nafus and we believe his brother's name was Joel Nafus. George was an indian scout in the civil war, but his military records do not specifically indicate "cherokee"; we know this only by family confirmation. If it helps, my grandfather's name was Edward Nafus. We have suspicion that perhaps the spelling of the last name went wrong somewhere. I am not sure where the original Nafus' came from but my grandfater resided in Pennsylvania, a far off distance from Oklahoma. Any leads would be great.
Posted: December 2001


Rita
Query: I am researching my gggrandparents from my father and mother's families. My ggrandmother on my father's side is Martha LaRue who married Elick Farmer. Not sure if Elick was Cherokee but Martha was. They had a daughter, my ggrandmother, Nannie, as well as 9 other children. They lived in Pocahontas,VA. Also, on my mother's side I am looking for information on my gggrandmother, Rindy Creasy Keen. Her mother's name was Emma or Emily. My grandmother said the grandchildren all called her Black Granny because she was Cherokee. They lived in Buchanan County, Virginia. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Linda Tincher
Query: I am looking for info on my gggg grandfather Thomas Ward (b.abt 1775)or my gggg Elizabeth Saunders (Sanders) (b. abt 1800). They had the following children: Thomas, James, Charles A., John, William, Thomas, Francis, Mary, Elizabeth, Daniel and possibly Martin. They show up in the 1830 Wythe Co. VA census and then the Russell County VA census in 1840. We really can find no concrete info on them before that. My ggg grandfather, Daniel, as well as a couple of the other sons settled in Johnson County, KY in the mid 1860's. Daniel's children were: James W., Elizabeth, Sarah Catherine, Mary A., John W., Margaret B., Charles T. Family legend and pictures of the children suggest a STRONG Indian heritage. Any info on the Wards or Saunders that settled in the Viginia and Eastern KY area. Is it possible they moved to these areas to avoid forced removal? Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Joy Miller
Query: I have my Cherokee cib and tribal card through my mother Leona Omna Oletha Robinson born 18Mar1913 in Muskogee, OK and died 13Oct1996 in Okc.,OK. Her father was J Robinson and her mother was Josie Reece. My father was Fred Leonard Miller, born 10Feb1910 and died Jul 1984 in OK. My father is also native american and is supposed to have a roll #. I can not find my ancestors beyond this point.
Posted: December 2001


Alison Caldwell
Query: My great,greatgrandparents were full-blooded Cherokees.
Posted: December 2001


Ella
Query: I have some more info on my Weikel family. In case the last one was confusing (it even confuses me now), I'll re-enter the info. My great great great grandparents were John Weikel and Mary(?). They had at least one child that I am positive of, (my great great grandfather) John Weikel born 9/12/1852 died 7/14/1942. He married Mary Ritter/Rutter born 4/6/1856 died 11/10/1938. Their children were Margaret(my great grandmother), John, George, Henrietta, Anna(Nan), Thomas(Tinker) and Judy(Bertha). If anone has any info at all on my ggg grandparents and beyond...I'd love to hear it. I do a lot of traveling and always make it a point to stop in Reservations along the way. I'd love to visit the places that my ancestors have been. Puchase crafts made by the same people of my ancestors. I'd also love to learn about their spiritual beliefs. I always thought that my beliefs were diferent from the norm, but after reading about Native American beliefs, I can see where they originated from. Now I just need to fine tune them. Thank you and good luck to all who are searching from their soul and not their pockets.
Posted: December 2001


Debbie Russell
Query: Emily Prine-married Isaac Newton Russell in about 1888 in Columbus, Cherokee county, Kansas. She is buried in Tahlequah, Cherokee county, OK. She is my great grandma. They had 2 sons-Archie Miller Russell Sr. and I believe the other one was Grover Dale Russell. Archie was my grandpa. I think he was born in about 1890.
Posted: December 2001


Denver Shannon
Query: Please, do you have any information about a Steven(Steve) McLemore? He taught briefly at U.C.Berkeley in the 1970's? Steve's mother was Pima, I don't know his father's first name. Family lived on tribal land.
Posted: December 2001


Tommy Moon
Query: How do I find out if anybody in my family was of Cherokee descent?
Posted: December 2001


Marcia Staton
Query: I am searching for information on Napoleon Frei, (Frye), said to be a sailor killed in a battle. Birthdate is estimated to be between 1870 - 1900 but there is no certain record. Any information on this Cherokee will be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Charles Spencer
Query: I am looking for information about my gggrandmother. She was born in Murphy, NC. Her name was Bella or Belle Frances Cody. I was told she was a Cherokee Indian. Any help will be appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Tamara Rolfe
Query: I am looking for any information about my Cherokee family. This is the information that I have. Hugh Alfred Thompson (Born November 16, 1857 Died August 11, 1924) married Sadie (Sabra?) Catherine Garrison (Born December 10, 1861 Died October 29, 1900) on July 16, 1881 in Clinton County, Ohio. Their daughter Eva Thompson (Born June 23, 1893 Died July 30, 1976 in Dayton, Ohio Montgomery County) married Charles Edward Wright on December 28, 1910 in Lebanon Ohio, Warren County. Both are buried in Waynesville Ohio. I was told that Eva was Cherokee indian. Whether she was full Cherokee or Half I don't know. Can anyone help me with this?
Posted: December 2001


Shannon Hinrichsen
Query: I have been told my great grandmother of Cherokee decent. Her name is Gladys Crow. Her mother's name is LulaBird (sp?) They are from Oklahoma. I am working on her fathers name at this time. Any advice? Any leads?
Posted: December 2001


Marcella McNeely
Query: My grandfathers name was Greeley Fields. My grandmother always told me that he was Cherokee, I don't know if this is true but sure hope so. All I know about him is that he died in Letcher co., Ky. in 1942. His wifes name was Kate or Katie. My grandmother, her maiden name was Quillin. Has anyone out there ever heard of him?
Posted: December 2001


Terry Pentico
Query: I have always been interested native american history and my mom told me that my great great grandfather was half Cherokee and half french and my mom was told that as a little boy he was on the Trail of Tears. All my relatives the could confirm this have passed away. Can someone help me to find out the cherokee part of my ancestory. His name was William David Foshee. Any help you could give me would be great.
Posted: December 2001


Sandy
Query: I am looking for information about Ida McCorkle. She married and had a son and daughter. The daughter's name was Lucille Harding. They lived in Kansas and Oklahoma. Grandmother Lucille was born in 1889.
Posted: December 2001


Dianna Graham (King)
Query: Hi, I'm still searching for my grandmothers hereitage. Her name was Maude Tillman born in 1893.? She died in Portland, OR 1964. I was told she was related to a Chief Bushyhead. Don't know anything about her side of family. She married my grandpa Troy Graham. Her sibilings Jewell, Mel, Ofal, Joe, Ernest, all Tillmans. Jewels married name is Bingley from Oklahoma. Any information would be helpful.
Posted: December 2001


Jim Garnett
Query: Searching for information on my great grandmother Florence Wells from the Cherokee nation. Buried near Ponca City, Oklahoma.
Posted: December 2001


Doris Spencer
Query: John Anthony Foreman - Susie
Thomas Foreman - Susannah Fields
David McNair Foreman - Sarah L Sweetwater
Heman Lincoln - Mary Boots
Susan Foreman - William Burgess
Sarah Ellen Burgess b Aug 18, 1872 - William N Blakemore
Susannah Margaret Blakemore b May 14,1904 - Jesse Spencer
Junior Hie Spencer - Lottie Rachel Spencer
Leslie Franklin Spencer - my husband

On the Spencer side they applied for Cherokee but was denied.

Larkin Yeates - Nancy B Harris
Benjamin Franklin Yeates (KY) - Elizabeth
Mary F Yeates (IN) - George Thomas Thompson (IN)
Nettie F Thompson (IN) - Clemons B Spencer (AK)
Jesse Spencer - Susannah Margaret Blakemore
Junior Hie Spencer

I have no dates or locations other than what I have included. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Raymarie Holdren
Query: My grandfather, Leonard Earl Cason, the grandson of George Ann Crabtree (1/2 Cherokee) and John Bunyon Cason, Jr, my grandfather's father was John Henry Ervan Cason, their son. A previous querie posted by Shirley Mahana caught my eye as these are my family members. Any help with my Cherokee ancestory would be greatly apreciated.
Posted: December 2001


Timothy Schafer
Query: My great grandmother was full blood Cherokee. Her married name was Schafer. Her son my Grandpa is half-breed. His name is Houston Schafer. We are from St. Louis missouri origanally. Please research this and respond.
Posted: December 2001


Pamela
Query: I am looking for any of my great, great, great grandfather and grandmother's ancestors. I was told by my grandmother that they were Cherokee Indian. Their names were John Henry Anderson and Nicie Anderson from Grand Junction, Tenneesee.
Posted: December 2001


Wes
Query: Hey I just wanted to know if you can email me the history of the Cherokee for a report so if you can email the culture habits and other ways of living see ya.
Posted: December 2001


Carol Davis
Query: Looking for Info om Mary Davis, maiden name Wilson. born 1865-66 in MO. Married Hardin L. Davis, had 5 children: Trella, Gecho, Vesper, ? ? Mary's sister was Eva, who married a Mc Collum.
Posted: December 2001


Sarah
Query: I am searching for my estranged father's Cherokee lineage. I know that his Mother's last name was Eatherton and she was born in 1928 in Missouri. His Father's last name was Thornton (and was later adopted by the Sever family) he was born in 1927 in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Any assistance is appreciated and heartfully welcomed.
Posted: December 2001


Terrell Bottoms
Query: Any info on a Edna Joann Chisholm who married Philip A. Bottoms. Also was married to a Nonie Perkins not sure of the spelling of the first name. Either around Henrico Co. Va. or maybe Taylor Co. Ky. Please e-mail me with any info. Both wives were Native American.
Posted: December 2001


Tami
Query: I am a direct descendant of Chief Amatoya Moytoy (he's my ggggggg great grandfather). I was admitted to the Cherokee Tribe about 8 years ago, being the last generation admitted (based on my blood quantum). The story in my family has always been that one of my grandmothers died on the Trail of Tears. How can I find out which one this was? Where do I begin?
Posted: December 2001


Debbi
Query: I am searching for information about Fronie Justice and her daughter Cora. Cora was born abt 1883 Tn, N.C. area maybe?
Posted: December 2001


April Featured Items

Plants of the Cherokee
This book is an organized, easy-to-read book on medicinal, edible, and other useful plants. Covers over 300 species of plants.

The American Indian Coloring Book
Beautiful Native American art to color.

Footsteps of the Cherokee
Divides the Cherokee's Eastern homeland into 19 geographical sections, exploring them with photos and text of many of the historic sites.


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