November 2002 Genealogy Queries

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Grey Wolf Burroughs
Query: A friend has recently ask me if I would like to have a new best friend (a Wolf cub0 and, of course, I said yes. I am 3/4 Cherokee and I would love to honor him with a traditional Cherokee name but I've run out of ideas. He is a beautiful, high-spirited animal and he deserves a name that fits him. Can you help?
Posted: November 2002


Sina Johnson
Query: Last names of Johnson, Fields, Bell and Martin of West Virginia. If these names are in anyones family tree, I would appreciate any information.
Posted: November 2002


Marilyn Quinn
Query: I am wanting information about my ggg-grandfather Samuel Miller who married Anna Matthews, daughter of John Matthews, on June 25, 1812. John's wife and Anna's mother was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian. How do I go about proving that I am Cherokee Indian?
Posted: November 2002


Paul Brown
Query: Would like information regarding the father of Ezekial (Zeke) Proctor. Ezekial Proctor was considered a full blooded Cherokee (Keetowah) even though his father was non-Cherokee and his mother was full blooded Cherokee. Ezekial was a Trail of Tears survivor.
Posted: November 2002


Cathy Boster
Query: My grandfather; Clarance Boster was of indian orgin. I do not know what tribe he belongs. He stayed mad at the goverment most of the time is why he didn't apply for a number. Maybe you can help.
Posted: November 2002


Brenda Bowman
Query: Grandfather-Jesse Jackson Ramey born 6/20/1896 died on 1/5/1946. His father was Columbus [Lum] Ramey who was married to Sarah and she was a Cherokee Indian. They would have married between 1890-1895. I do not know her madien name.Anyone who could be of help are now deceased. We also beleive that our Ramey ancestors are Cherokee too. If anyone could be of help, it would be much apprecaited.
Posted: November 2002


Neva Werther Smith
Query: I am looking for further info than the Dawes Roll/Miller Applications/old Settlers Roll/Drennen Roll, for James Jones AKA Runabout Youngpig/Jones Pig. He married Barbara Ashley(widow of Edmond Duncan). Had a daugher Lucy Jones who married Gunther Werther. Jones muster out of the Indian Home Guard Co H' in 1865.
Posted: November 2002


Bob Culp
Query: Anyone with information regarding, Bertha Odel Sykes # 5889, Ruth Kirk # 5886, Fredrick Sykes, Nancy Sefton, Richard Butler#5887 or Sam Butler#5888.
Posted: November 2002


Rosie Swan
Query: I am looking for information on my great grandfather who according to my grandmother was of the Cherokee Nation. His name is William Walter Turner according to my grandmother his nickname was fiddlin Joe. He was also born on the Oklahoma Reservation. He married Frances Ellen King. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Jerry D. Forkner
Query: I am seeking information on the Cherokee heritage of my Grandfather William Henry McComb. He was born in Miller Co Missouri March 8,1883. His father's name was Joseph Riley McComb, and his mother's name was Mary Frances McCommons.
Posted: November 2002


Joseph W. Brugh
Query: William Jennings Bryant Brown, father to Phyllis J. Brown.
Posted: November 2002


Donald E. Hill
Query: I am looking into my fathers side of my family, his name was Donald Earl Hill, and he sometimes went by Earl D. Hill, he was born in the Anadarko area on March 8, 1940 his fathers name was Jewell Hill. He lived for a time on the Chickashay OK reservation. His grandmothers last name was Skipworth. I know that the information that I have given is rather vague, but it is all that I have. Please let me know if you might be able to fill in any of this information for me. My father has passed away, so I can not get any info from him.
Posted: November 2002


Jerry Sluss
Query: I'm looking for info. on my great great grandmother whos name was Rose Blankenship. I know she married Matamatames Sluss (Scholous). I think that is how it is spelled know one that I know can tell me any more then she was Cherokee. I'm try to see how much Cherokee I have.
Posted: November 2002


Margaret Hull
Query: Would like to find something about my great great great grandmother. I was told she is cherokee indian. Elizabeth Henson. married to William Mathis
Posted: November 2002


Shirley Pierce
Query: I am looking for info on Great Grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth Wallis [or Wallace] born about 1845 in Tenn. I have been unable to find the date or place of her death.
Posted: November 2002


Jay Swafford
Query: Looking for Swafford or Swofford(s) in Cherokee tribes of N.E.GA in early 1800s. Any help appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


M. Hart
Query: I am looking for Benjamin F. Brown and his wife Emily (Davis?) mother and father. Emily is possibly of Indian descent. They were possibly from NC, moved to Shelby County, TX, then to Ellis County, TX. Appreciate any information you might have. Martha
Posted: November 2002


Debbie Locklear
Query: Searching for some kind of documentation on William Edwards and Amanda Barefoot, Darlington County, SC. I was told they were both of Cherokee blood and possibly Blackfoot. Appreciate any info.
Posted: November 2002


Sharon Clapper
Query: My great grandmother was Louise Jane Salel from Kentucky. She was supposed to have been full blooded Cherokee. I do not know where to look. I am new to this. I can't afford to join ancestry.com. Can anyone help me.
Posted: November 2002


Caroline Estes-Morgan
Query: Looking for information on my Cherokee ancestors. Grandmother: PollyAnn White 1890s, Indian Territory, OK, also looking for Mary Standridge, Indian Territory, 1799, Ga, James erwin White died in OK.
Posted: November 2002


Tim Jarvis
Query: My great grandmother was supposed to be Cherokee in blood. Her name was Charity Shopher. I am trying to find out if this is indeed a Cherokee last name.
Posted: November 2002


Dr. Ronald N. Brown
Query: Seeking info re. Elizabeth Carver, born circa 1830. May have lived in Yellowbranch, SC. Info from Pickens Co. SC 1850 census page 395. Married to John Pointer.
Posted: November 2002


Darla Moore Jacobson (kelti-odyssey)
Query: I am searching for any information regarding my grandmother's mother and or grandmother. The information I have is: My grandmothers name was Emma Vaughn. Her father was Robert Vaughn. They were Oklahoma residents. Emm's father put her and her siblings: Fannie Mae, Buck, Inez, Unice, OmaMarie, and Pernie in an ophanage after their mother passed away at an early age. My mothers family does not have any information on this. I was emailed by someone that thought R.E. Vaughn married Fannie May 7, 1899 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Emma was born in Chickasha, Oklahoma February 27, 1908. I am looking to find out for sure if the above "Fannie Berry" is the married wife of Robert Vaughn and mother of my grandmother (and who is her mother and so on) doing a geneology on her. Emma married Angelo Davenport in Oklahoma and moved to Westbrook, TX and then to Stanton, TX. My mother was born in Sulphur, Oklahoma 11/09/1929. If you can help in any way I would greatly appreciate it. I am tracking my grandmothers roots to find out if they came from Ireland a place I plan to go in 2005. 2311 37th St., Lubbock, TX 79412, (806) 742-1183 ext. 248 wk, (806) 799-8442 at home.
Posted: November 2002


Angela L. Davis - Willis
Query: I am looking for any info on great greatgrand mother Francis White who married Jim (papa) White, who gave birth to a daughter name Bessie Alberta White. Bessie White had a daughter name Mabel Alberta Simpson by Edward (son) Simpson. Bessie married her 1st husband Elijha Minor, and then he died and then married Robert Minor, Robert had one son name Robert Lee Minor in Natchez, Mississippi (which is her step son through marriage with Robert Minor). Bessie, only daughter Mabel Alberta White Simpson, date of birth was 04/16/1916, died in April of 1983, she married her only husband John Davis Jr. who died in 09/23 1970, with a tumor on the brain. Mabel and John Davis Jr. gave birth to five daughter, Marjorie Davis-Mayer, Shelia Davis, of mpls,mn. Johnnie Bessie Davis-Hill, of Natchez, ms. Thelma (Delma) Davis-Bruster, Velma (Helma) Davis-Johnson, of mpls,mn. Gloria Davis-Barnes, of Natchez, ms. And one stepdaughter Catherine (Cat) Davis-Phillips of New Orleans, LA. I know that there was Cherokee on Mabel side of the family and Blackfoot on John side of the family. one or both sides. I have hit a brick wall as far as they are concerned. I can't find any info on them. They lived in Natchez,(Adam county district) Mississippi but that's about all I know. Also, John Davis came from the North Carolina or off the Mississippi river before the resident were washed out by the Mississippi river.
Posted: November 2002


David Smith
Query: Any Cherokee reference to Harris in Jefferson County Ohio circa 1900.
Posted: November 2002


Patricia Holt
Query: I am trying to trace my Cherokee heritage. I am from the Holt's in Chatham, Wake Montgomery counties in North Carolina. The Holt name came from the Richardson's in Montgomery Co. I also think that there is Oconeechee,too. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Wallace Arnold
Query: Looking for information on Elizabeth Cheek b. Pickens Co., AL 4-14-1828. According to family stories, she was full blood Cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Kay James
Query: I am looking for a Eugene LeRoy Krigbaum born Feb.18.1929 in Desoto Jefferson County, Mo. What I am really trying to find are his parents. His father was Frank Krigbaum Or Kriegbaum, Creigbaum, Many different spellings who was married to a full blooded cherokee indian named sitting bird later changed to Myrtle something. They had at least 4 children that we know of. Any hel would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Shirley Ann (Taylor) Carter
Query: Hi looking for my Cherokee hertiage, my gr-gr-gr-grandfather was Samuel Taylor born 1770 NC. He married Mary Brinson born 1775 KY. They had 7 children Samuel was a Indian Agent in NC. That is where my gr-gr-grandfather Zebedee Taylor born 1805 KY, met his wife to be. They were married in 1827 Franklin, TN. Her name was Mary Jane Grooms born 1800 NC. Her parents were George Grooms born 1780 NC. and Millie (Cook) Grooms born 1775 SC. Zebedee Taylor and Mary Jane had 8 children in Franklin Co., TN. One son was my gr-grandfather David Taylor born Dec. 15, 1837 TN., he married Elizabeth Jane Ferguson born April 1836 TN. They were married in Jasper CO, MO. 1853 and settled in flat-creek twp, Stone CO., MO. and had 7 children one was my grandfather James William Taylor born April 21, 1859 MO. and he married Martha Evaline Cox born 1868 Mercer CO., MO. and they had 8 children befor her death in 1900. One was my father Omer Wilson Taylor born june 9, 1892 Polk CO., MO. he married Emma Jane Walker born July 14, 1895 Joplin, Jasper CO., MO. They had 15 children from missouri to Oklahoma but only 10 lived from that 15 and now there is only 5 of us left. I am the 3rd from the last.The Groom family were full-blooded Cherokee Indian, my gr-grandfather David Taylor and his 7 children made application on the Guion-Miller Index in 1907. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Russell Oliver "Little-Hawk"
Query: I have been trying to search records of my Cherokee Blood line. All records disappeared with my grandmother on my father's side. Grandmothers name Sarah Oliver from Floyd County Georgia. My grandmother's maiden name [my mothers side] Reynolds.
Posted: November 2002


Patricia Smith-Blackburn
Query: I am trying to seek out any info I can about my mother's biological father, his name was Dutch McClain from OK, only have an obit from around 1940, he was a married man and could not accept a child from another woman out of wedlock, my mother was adopted within her first 3 years. Also born to a Mildred Ruth Grathouse. It was said that Dutch was the son of an Indian Chief, as to what tribe we do not know. This has been over 60 years ago. Any info would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Sherry Atha
Query: My grandma was a Cherokee descendent how do I trace that.
Posted: November 2002


Sr. M. Angelica
Query: Looking for any information on Virginia Periehouse/Pervehouse/Peruhouse. Married to Mr. William Wilson. Lived in Perry Co., TN around 1857. Unknown DOB and DOD for either. Virginia is said to be 1/2 or full Cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Barbara
Query: I am seeking information on James Jefferson Webb, born 1825 in Tennesse and married Elizabeth A Hawkins(?)who was born around 1832 in Ind. His son was Jasper Uriah Webb, born 1855 in Scotland, AR. and married Elizabeth Brickey, born in 1861 in Scotland, AR. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Rose Ann Keys
Query: Information on James Thomas Berry borned 10 of April 1858 listed as part Cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Jack Carter
Query: Looking for any Cherokee and Carter connections. Also Olivia Horn who mar: Robert Hardy. Olivia bn: about 1800.
Posted: November 2002


Judy
Query: Looking for information on my Grandmother. Dovie D. Blevins DOB 11/1907 DOD 9/22/1978 She was adopted in Oklahoma and I need to find my family history.
Posted: November 2002


LaRay Ratledge
Query: My name L. Ratledge I know there is Cherokee blood in our family but I'm looking for 'Sumners' also ancestors with Cherokee blood. My gr,grandfather was James Robert Sumners M.D.b.Aug.2,1853 Hardeman co.TN.d.1902 had medical practice in Woodville, Lauderdale, TN. mar.0ct.20,1880 in Lauderdale co. Aubertie Ellis b.1864 d.1903 dau.of William Frances Ellis, Virginia Williams, Davis.J.R.Sumners: Aubertie had 8 children have names, dates, spouses if any one interested, would be glad to exchange info, having a really hard time finding info. There is no web site at all that list James Robert Sumners, CHILDREN, web site's list his mother, father, sister but there is not 1 that lst his children I have info, supplied info to web site that list his name, hoping they would put his children on there with him and family but no luck. Would love to see James Robert Sumners M.D. listed with his wife and children, on a web site, not just his mother, father. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Kerri Barrett
Query: I am trying to find my great-great grandmother. She was a Cherokee woman from Oklahoma. My great-great grandfather's name was Earnest Eugene Roosa. He would have been about 18 years old in 1890.I don't know when they met or when they married, but they had a son in 1891 and he was born in Oklahoma. His name was George Leon Roosa. Earnest's brother Delbert (Aldelbert) also married a Cherokee woman from the same territory. Her name was Fannie. I am trying to find information on Earnest's wife, which would be George's mother. She is said to have died in a fire when George was very young. Any information would be greatly appreciated!
Posted: November 2002


Linda Meek
Query: My mother's name was Louella (Mary) Dillingham. My Grandmother's name was Verna Bershears from Dawson Springs, Ky. The story goes that my Grandmother was full blood Cherokee but was disowned when she married my Grandfather. How can I find out? Thank you.
Posted: November 2002


Barbara Head Ward
Query: I am looking for parents of my gr gr grandmother, Mary (Polly) DIAL, who married Joseph Head Mar 8, 1819, in Surry Co NC. Joseph Head's brother, Isaac, married Jane DIAL Jan 5, 1821, also in Surry Co NC. Jane is listed as Cherokee on census records. Are these girls sisters? cousins? Would apreciate any help at all!
Posted: November 2002


Suesy Isabelle Horned
Query: Looking for living relatives, Almer Horned born l914. David Akner Horned born 1949, Lucille Horned born 1917.
Posted: November 2002


Mary J. Glover
Query: My Grandfather John G. Hill born Scottsboro Ala.late 1800. His Mother Suzanne Cooper born, Scottsboro Ala. circa 1860 full blood chreokee, her father or uncle [not clear] was called Peg Leg Pete (Cooper)Cherokee living as white, ran a ferry acorss Tennesse River probably @ Scottsboro. Pleas help. Proud of my heratage want to teach my children traditional ways.
Posted: November 2002


Jeannie
Query: I know that William Charles Rogers was the main Chief, could someone tell me how many sub chiefs there were in 1907? And how to find out who they were and who they were married to. Please I need help.
Posted: November 2002


Robin J. Bradley
Query: I am searching for my bloodline, with the Cherokee Indians from Birmingham Ala. All I know to this day is, my grandfather was married to a lady that is part cherokee. His name was Robert Patterson fron Piedmont, Alabama. He was married to a woman name Kathern. Could someone please help?
Posted: November 2002


Rebecca Evans
Query: I am searching for information about my father and his parents: father: Rev. Benjamin J. Jackson. His father: Ben jackson. His mother: Lizzie (Hurt) Jackson. All from Oglethorpe co Ga (Woodstock, Ga) Lizzie had 11 living children. And assistance you can offer and a direction you can point me in would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Anon
Query: Looking for information of grandfather born Cherokee county Oklahoma around 1891 feb 2. Mother Zmmerew Ward. Cherokee roll number 27537. Would like any information about this person.
Posted: November 2002


Kelley Dophied
Query: I am looking for information on Amanda Marie Canterberry (maiden) or Amanda Marie Laney and her husband William Samuel Laney. Amanda is full blooded Cherokee and William may be also. They were both born in Alabama, possibly Lowndes County. They were married in Monroe County Mississippi June 1856. Please email me if you have any info.
Posted: November 2002


Vicky Henley
Query: Henley, Butler.
Posted: November 2002


Rita Standage
Query: Searching for information on Jeannie Long Jacobs. Born 1752 in Orange Co NC died 1815 in Person co NC. Married Richard Nalley Hargis 1768 in Orange Co NC. Family records indicate she was a full blooded Cherokee Indian. I am searching for her parents. She is a ggggg grandmother on my mothers side.
Posted: November 2002


Tim Blevins
Query: My great-grandmother named Nettie Lena Bowen bought land with a Cherokee land grant. I am trying to find a paper trail back to her and her ancestors so I do not have problems with the dept. of fish and game taking my eagle feathers that I dance with from me.
Posted: November 2002


Heather Stotts
Query: I know that I have a certain amount of Cherokee in me from my grandmother's side, but I do not know exactly how much or other details such as names and locations of my ancestors. My grandmother's maiden name was: Anna May Charles - She married into the Turner family. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Mondra Rose
Query: I am looking for family, but have very little information to go on. I'm not sure if the spelling is Mullins or Mullens. My grandfather was Daniel H. and my grandmother Rachel Rosetta Mae (Lindsey) Mullins. My great grandfather was Lee Mullins- with the other being Frank Lindsey. I don't have the great grandmother's names. About 5 generations back (early 1800's) I had an Indian ancestor with the name of Mondra also, and I'm told it's a tribal name. Does anyone recognize it? What tribe? My mother was born in Warsaw, and raised in Independance, but the family may have lived in the Kansas City area before that- she was the baby of 17. Everyone has passed on, so there's no one to ask. It's not much, but can you help?
Posted: November 2002


Gordon
Query: I am looking for any info on Mary J Silvertooth who died in Weakly county, TN. Last known married name, Mary J (Dyer) High.
Posted: November 2002


Robert K. Bernard
Query: I am the great grandson of Analisa E. Hayse, born in 1844 and married to Richard L. Hayse. They lived in Benton and Spring Garden Illinois. Analisa was of Cherokee blood, but I do not know anything about her family. If anyone has any information, I would greatly appreciate it.
Posted: November 2002


Peg Keith Pauck
Query: Christina Berry, Astonished to find your website and read your biography. I find that I am also a descendant of "Old Hop," Kanagatogo Moytoy, through his daughter married to William McDaniel, through her son, Alexander. (I'm brand new to genealogy and am certain there is an easier way to line up the connections;please forgive the clumsy listing.) Just happened to look up one name (Eliza Raper) this afternoon and haven't moved from the screen for three hours. HOOKED, I'm afraid. What links would you recommend directly related to this branch of the family? I'd like to have some way of accessing old maps dating back to earliest home sites just to start with some context. I live in Oregon and have no familiarity with the North Carolina country. My mother, Eula Belle Hart, born in Oklahoma in 1900 was on the Cherokee Rolls but I am not. Thanks so much for maintaining the amazing website.
Posted: November 2002


Amanda Wampler
Query: My grandmother was full blooded cherokee indian, but I can't find anything to prove this. Its even harder now that she's passed away, I don't have any information about her parents or birthplace or anything that could be of use, can you tell me some good genealogy websites that can track down her ancestors?
Posted: November 2002


Christine Martin
Query: Trying to find record of Arthur Dodson born in Virginia 1881-1882. May or may not have been adopted. May be Cherokee. Any Dodson families in area that may have been Cherokee?
Posted: November 2002


David Wayne Stemen
Query: My grandmother, mothers side, is Jesse Wicker Bell. Formerly Jesse Osborn of Kentucky. She passed last year before I got a chance to really know her. She told me of her mother Naw-shee, A cherokee indian that passed on wisdom and magic to her when she was a child. I would love to know more about my heritage. My mothers name is Sandra Sue Jones, formerly Osborn, then Stemen. Burton Osborn is my grandfather who has passed as well. Any info would be greatly appreciated. My grandmother went on to practise Wicca as "Lady sheba", written two books, The Grimore of Lady Sheba, and The Book of Shadows.
Posted: November 2002


Karey Leonard
Query: I was wondering what the word "Taliqua" meant in Cheyenne. Ta-li-qua. Can you find that for me?
Posted: November 2002


Sherrie Wilson Dowdy
Query: Hello, I am in search of some more information regarding a Greenville Travis. He was married to a Delilah Hayes and that is all that I have been able to find out about him. He seems to have appeared from nowhere. We are also searching for more information regarding a Hezekiah and Mahala Ward. We are looking to see if they link to Nancy Ward in any way. Another name that we have not been able to link is my grandmother's paternal grandmother, Lockie Preston. We have searched lots of places and visited with people and this is where I have come to a halt. If you should be able to assist me in any of these connections it would be greatly appreciated. My grandmother is 86 and her eldest sister just passed away this past easter sunday and we would really like to find some more information. Her sister had told us that there was some connection to the Cherokee or at least some tribe and we have not found that yet.
Posted: November 2002


Bryan Washington
Query: From my earliest of memories I've been told that my great-great grandmother was full-blood cherokee and that she married an Irishman named McCain. The next generation, as the story goes, rejected by both Cherokee and white married African Americans. Children said to include Jesse, Leo, Almeda or Mary, Panola and Lottie. Another sybling is said to have moved to Cuba to escape the racism in the US. According to the oral history, the family migrated from Georgia to Indiana in the late 1800's to early 1900's.
Posted: November 2002


Gard A. Hinojos
Query: I'm trying to find my heritage to the Cherokee Nation. My Great-Grandmother was Edith May Miller. Her father was: George Lincoln Miller, Her mother was: Mary Ellen Bennett. I looked at the Dawes -Final Roll and found a George L. Miller (card # M2508) and a Mary E. Bennet (card # 4265) but I don't know if they are the people I'm looking for. I believe that my heritage makes my 1/16th or perhaps even 1/8th Cherokee and I need to confirm this so that I may properly register with the Cherokee Nation. Thanks for your help.
Posted: November 2002


Brianna Carlson
Query: I am having a hard time finding some of my relatives. My grandmother knew a lot about most of our heritage but she passed away on 12/23/01, she often told me that her husband Dennis Dean Massengale (his parents were Ruby and Clarl Massengale)was cherokee. I am also told that on my grandmother's side her father's mother was a full blooded cherokee. I only know there last name was McElroy. We don't know much about them. I was just hoping that somebody might recognize these names and might be able to help me and my family in knowing where we came from.
Posted: November 2002


L.Lawrene
Query: I'm mixed w/indian and I have 4 tribes from my mom's side and maybe 2or 3 from my father's side. Why do I have so many moles.
Posted: November 2002


Lisa Worthington
Query: My grandmother told me this past weekend that Her grandmother was full blood Cherokee. Also, on my father's side I have a grandparent that was full blood Cherokee. The names are: Gibson ,Ward, Hicks. From the Arkansas Missouri border. Please help.
Posted: November 2002


Ken Callison
Query: Looking for geneology on Richard Taylor family of Grayson County, Virginia. He was vetern of 45th Va Inf., daughter Carolyn married Alexander Coomes and he had a Son David Cocket Taylor. Richards wife Nancy may have been a Sexton. Family lore has it that there is Native American in family tree.
Posted: November 2002


Mary Duncan
Query: I would like to find out more about my great great great grandmother, who was Cherokee. I know that she lived in East Tennessee or western North Carolina during the Civil War. My great grandfather, named Thomas Brannon, lived with her for a time then. I believe that she was his paternal grandmoher and that she married his Brannon grandfather during the period from 1810 to 1830. She may have been a widow when my great-grandfather lived with her. At any rate, I think she was living among the Cherokee at that point. At the time of my grandmother's birth (1883), Thomas Brannon was living in Sweetwater, Tennessee. My grandmother's name was Tennessee Myrtle Brannon. She married Ralph Crumbliss around 1903, probably in Chattanooga or Richard City, Tennessee.
Posted: November 2002


Lee Ann Hubbard
Query: I am searching for information on a lady, believed to be Cherokee, by the name of Little Tears. It is thought that she may have been a Cherokee Princess. She married a man by the name of Rudfart Belcher. The only date information that I have is that their granddaughter, American Louse Belcher, was born around 1856. My family has been located in Virginia and West Virginia, so I believe this may have been the homeplace of Little Tears.
Posted: November 2002


Rita Penland Warren
Query: My sister and I are interested it finding out how much Indian blood we actually have. Our great-grandmother, Lily Ferrell Penland Hurt, was from the Hartsville, SC area (we believe). Her son, Ludie C. Penland, Sr. was born in Laurens, SC around 1900. We have reason to believe that we may be related to the Traders and Lawsons in Darlington and Hartsville. Our great-great-grandmother (Lily's mother) was a cook on a riverboat. Our grandmother, Bertha Elizabeth Maness Penland, was from Bluefield, Virginia or West Virginia and may have been of Indian blood as well. We are very anxious to get started on this. Both of our parents are deceased and we want to know more about our family. Please e-mail me if you think you may have some information for us. Thanks!
Posted: November 2002


Sheri Hoffman
Query: Looking for info. about Arminda Huschelpeck and her family. All I know is she is a daughter of an intertribal marriage, looking for our roots. I know that 1/2 is Cherokee not sure but we think other is Iriquois. If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Donna
Query: Looking for info on Cherokee women named Arrniswakie or Ahneswake and Calico. HElP!
Posted: November 2002


Meta Pike
Query: I am doing a research paper on the agricultural practices of the Overhill Cherokee during the 18th and 19th centuries. I have been searching for census records for Cherokee populations in Monroe and Polk counties, Tennessee from 1860-1880 and have been unsuccessuful in finding them. Do you have any suggestions?
Posted: November 2002


Arista Hall
Query: I am searching for any information on Joseph Oxley Hall. I was told by a deceased relative that he was on the "trail of tears" and left to join the "whiteman's world" because he did not like the way the Indians were being treated (or something along that line). If you have any information, I would be eternally grateful and would be willing to share any info that i have that you may need or find useful.
Posted: November 2002


Robert Moorman
Query: Martha Jane Riggs married to a LaMaster, Full or 3/4 Cherokee, died in Kentucky.
Posted: November 2002


Vaughn Rickman
Query: Search on Lynch of Virginia and Rickmans of Ohio and Penn. and W Va.
Posted: November 2002


Pamela Courts
Query: I am looking for information regarding Cherokees residing in the southern part of Arizona in the late 1800's. When my grandmother was alive, she adamantly insisted that she was 100% Cherokee native and that she and her father resided on an Indian Reservation somewhere in the locality of Solomonville. I have been reading and researching, but have yet to find any information regarding cherokees living on a reservation in southern Arizona. Any help or guidance with my query would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Karen
Query: I am looking for the Clark family of Texas. Sarah Woodson Clark born Feb 8, 1887, mother Mary Elizabeth Speaks born Lavaca Co Texas, father Richard Jones Clark rancher in Lavaca co Texas.
Posted: November 2002


Ruth Shiningstar
Query: I am looking for any info. on the Landrum's that are from Warren Co. Ga. We need to know if they are of cherokee decent. If anyone has any info. please contact me.
Posted: November 2002


Patricia Roberts
Query: I am seeking information on my grandfather and his mother His name was William Elby Gray and I was told his mother was a full cherokee indain Her name was Martha Sue Hobson or Hodson I thank He would have been born in late 1870's or early 1880's I thank she is from what was called the Caddo tribe He is from the Bryan county oklahoma area She is from one of the tribes there I think.
Posted: November 2002


Annie Everett-Obasih
Query: I am seeking information on my grandfather, he mybe Chrokee or Chotaw. His name was Woodson William Christain or McChristain. He was born on July 18,1894. Vaiden Mississippi in and around Mongomery county. He was to Connie Marie hodies my grandmother. I would Like some Infromation on my gggrand mother who may have been name Sara Greer Or Martha. I don't know their birth dates. My Grandfather died on June 12, 1962. My Mother's Name is Mattie Louise Christain-everett-lott Born August 31,1926. My grandfather's mother were full indian. My grandfather severed in world warI I found his draft Registeration record. On his draft record he was listed as black, but he was indian. My mother told me we are Blackfoot indians, but I have learned through my search that there were no black foot indians in mississippi. If you have any information I would be gratful and peace be with you.
Posted: November 2002


John Johansson
Query: Trying to help my mom locate information about her birth mom, her parents as well as the rest of the family. We know the fathers name to be Bill Wells, but we don't know if that is short for William. We know that my moms grandmother, her name currently unknown, died while giving birth to her mom sometime in June of 1922. We know that she was born around Wanette, OK, and believe she is Indian. As for the father, we believe it is very possible he was Cherokee but we don't know for sure. The recorded birth name for my moms mom is Jean Francis Wells. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Jennifer Sheppard
Query: Wondering if there is a James Sheppard in the Cherokee records. He was in Martin County in 1790 d abt 1814.
Posted: November 2002


Nichole
Query: How do you say "Live everyday like it is your last" in Cherokee?
Posted: November 2002


Coradean Zike Camery
Query: My Great Grandmother was, Matilda Harris. The story told to me was at the age of 18 years old her mother walked," The Trail of Tears". I don't know who her parents were. Matilda Harris married a German, Samuel E. Cramer on 3 July 1851 in Morgon Co. MO. The had 5 children that I know of, Dan Cramer, Silas, Martha Ellen, Mary Ann,(my grandmother) and Fritz Cramer. I've searched for many years trying to find information about Matilda Harris and her family. I only found one Matilda Harris on the Dowes Rolls, it put her as age 8. I don't think the ages were right, but maybe it was recorded wrong. Does anyone know?

My Grandmother Mary Ann Cramer married first a John Baughman, had four children. John was killed in a mining accident, then Mary Ann married second, my grandfather Thomas Franklin Gilbert. He was French and Cherokee. I found a census record that I believe was his parents. James, and Eliza Gilbert, in Polk Co, MO. It said they came from Ohio to Ind. James was killed, and Eliza, died. The two older boys,who were William, and James went into the Union army,(civil War) and didn't come home. Thomas Franklin Gilbert, served in the MO Militia. I know Thomas Franklin Gilbert, didn't register on the rolls. He distrusted them. So no help there.

There was a daughter born to James, and Eliza. Gilbert after the 1850 cencus. Mary (Molly) Gilbert, she married a Dr. Benjimin Tinsley, I think in Clay Co. MO. They moved into the Territory, around Foyl, OK, and lived there for 40 years, and died there. If anyone can give me a clue on this family, I'd be so grateful.
Posted: November 2002


Gibson
Query: Looking for ancestroy of Gibson in Souix Indian.
Posted: November 2002


Judy Trulove
Query: I have some info on Chief Glass. (1790's forward) His mark appears on several treaties. I am very anxious to link my ancestor Mary Sarah Glass, born 1806 in Ga. to The Glass. Sarah Mary married William Isaacks August 1821 and crossed into Texas in 1822. They were 'drafted' into Stephen F. Austin's "Old Three Hundred". Family lore has it that Chief Glass walked the Trail of Tears. My aunt who told me this has passed away and other living family members cannot or refuse to remember any other details handed down to them. Sarah Mary may have had a sister named Abby who married a John(?) Clark. I will share what I have of course. I am very eager to correspond with anyone who knows of this link. I believe my aunt's story is true because all other info she imparted has been historically documented.
Posted: November 2002


James Luttrull
Query: How do I get ahold of the Bureau of Indian Affairs? And how do I get the Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood?
Posted: November 2002


Vicki Schlieper
Query: Hello, I am looking for information on my Great great Grandfather, whom I am told was a Cherokee Indian Scout with the US Army, his name was "Hail in the face" I am not real sure about the spelling of the Hail part, it could have been Hail or Hell, or Hale, but since the family name is Hail, thats the spelling that we are thinking is right, I am also told that he was buried @ Fort Sill Oklahoma, I checked the online records for Fort Sill, and dont see a "Hail in the face" buried there, can anyone help?
Posted: November 2002


Kathy Grant
Query: I am looking for relatives of Isaac Judson Smith b.l857 in Tazewell, Tn. and married to Sarah Jane Mosley from Pineville, Ky. in 1903. Sarahs' fathers name was William Mosley and her mothers maiden name was Jones. Her grandfathers name was John Mosley. Rumor has it ther is cherokee in the Mosley family but I have no proof.
Posted: November 2002


Floyd Blevins
Query: I am looking for the name of William Carl Blevins first wife. His second wife name was Edith s. Children by first wife: Robert lee (Bob) abt 1879, Celia abt 1867, Martha E abt 1869, Sara abt 1872, Mack Farlin 4/14/1876 (my gg garndfather). She was suposed to Cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Zotoz Hines
Query: Looking for family past my great grandmother. We think that her father's last name was Driscoll but not sure. When she died her name was Rachel Annie Sunday married to Levi sunday in Jay, Oklahoma. When we kids I know she lived on the reservation, I believe in Kearny, Oklahoma not sure. Any help would be great.
Posted: November 2002


Margaret McCourt
Query: Looking for grandfathers Roots. Roy Beyer born in Janesville, Jamesville, PA. Had a brother. Father was Cherokee. Grandfather would always claim father was unknown. Grandmother remarried and used name Davies in Altoona, PA.
Posted: November 2002


Lorenzo Jackson
Query: JACKSON CHEROKEE from KENTUCKY, My family is Cherokee and I've traced back to my great grandfater born in 1882 Kentucky. Im trying to find out who his father was and if he had siblings. His name was James Jackson and on the Kentucky 1910 Miracode Index they list his wife as Jaly. They had 5 kids names Katharine born 1908, daughter frankie born 1907 Son guy my grandfather born 1910. Helen/Harm who im not sure of their birth dates but they were born after 1910. I will be adding info soon on my mothers side of the family because she is also 1/4 Cherokee so im trying to track down the surname from her side of the family. My girlfriend is also Cherokee and we are told her gg or ggg grandfather lead the trail of tears so we are also hunting down that info. Let me know if any of this info connects with any of your searching.
Posted: November 2002


Linda Jackson Epstein
Query: Any information on Cherokee of Virginia, Dinwiddie County. Surnames: Richard Knox, Lena Brandy (Newport News area) daughter Addie Goodwyn. Other surnames: Fitzgerald, Thomas, Mason, Hartwell.
Posted: November 2002


Timothy Wright
Query: Searching for Elizabeth Maddox, Cherokee Dawes enrollment card number: 3554.
Posted: November 2002


Amy
Query: Looking for information on John "Conkey" Gilmore, my 5 greats grandfather born in 1780 in Tenn. I've found some of his grandchildren on the Miller Rolls but they are not my direct antecendents. Supposedly, John's Cherokee name was "Conkey" or some variation thereof and was later changed to Gilmer and finally John Gilmore. His daughter Rowena Gilmore Mckinney was my 4 great grandmother. Also looking for info on her grandson, Claborn Price McKinney who lived and worked in Skiatook, IT around 1915. Also looking for information on my great-grandmother, Ella B Bryson from Bryson City, NC. Born circa 1854. Ella Bryson is from a different side of my family.
Posted: November 2002


Eddie Taylor
Query: Any reference to Buck Whitesides, Bucombe county, NC 1870? 1880?
Posted: November 2002


Bobbie Blaylock
Query: Looking for away to find information on the Pye family and the Worley family. I need a free way to do this I am on disability and can't afford much. Grandmother Pye now lives in Georgia and grandma Worley is deceased.
Posted: November 2002


Allison Slaughter
Query: I have two questions to ask. Does anyone have any information on the Smith or Vaughn family from New Town in Milton County,Ga. It was one of the huge Cherokee communities. And does anyone have any information on the Slaughter family from Alma, Ga. I have heard from my family that my great grandmother moved from oklahoma to Ga and She was full blood cherokee. If anyone has any info or if you are not sure about the info just please send it. Thanks so much.
Posted: November 2002


Cathy Campbell Edwards
Query: I am searching for information on Isethena Elizabeth Hawk Tunstill. Her parents were Jim and Martha Hawk. Family stories state that Jim was a Cherokee Chief. It is said that her parents died in the Trail of Tears and she was raised by the Reid or Reed family. She was born in either North Carolina, Kentucky or Tennessee. Isethena was born in 1824. She married James E. Tunstill February 24, 1842 in Morgan County Alabama. I do not know the date of her death or where. Please help.
Posted: November 2002


Brenda Moser
Query: I am trying to find information about Cherokees that lived in and around Mankato, Jewell County, KS. My grandmother was full blood Cherokee. I don't know her first name. Her married last name would be Hardwood. Any information would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Rhonda
Query: According to my grandmother, my ggg grandmother, Mary Margaret Elizabeth Minyard, b 5/20/1837 d 1911, married 12/23/1859 Samuel David Marion Moore, b 1/27/1837 d 7/1936. I am trying to verify her parents names. All that I have for her father is "Unknown Minyard" and her mother is "Titsi Sequoyah", daughter of Sequoyah (George Gist) and Sallie Waters of the Bird Clan. I have found info that there are two "Unknown" children of Sequoyah and Sallie. I also have info that Minyard may be spelled Miniard. Mary M. E. Minyard, according to old family bibles and rumors, is a red-haired granddaughter of Sequoyah. This is all the info I have on her. I cannot find Titsi as Sequoyah and Sallie's daughter.
Posted: November 2002


Daniel B. Marshall
Query: Information on the Walter Lee and Elsi Frad Marshall family living in Kiowa County Oklahoma on or before 1921. Had son named Chales Monroe Marshall born on that date on the Indian Reservation.Also resided at 3 1/2 M.E. Hobort, Kiowa.
Posted: November 2002


Yvonne Davis
Query: Searching for lineage of Jack Ledbetter, Polkton NC (Anson County). Had two sons, my grandfather, Henry Cherry Ledbetter born 1883 and Fred Ledbetter. I was told they were of Cherokee descent. Would appreciate any help in the knowledge of Jack Ledbetter who lived in the area listed above.
Posted: November 2002


Shirley Dunn
Query: Searching for my Indian Hertiage surnames are Robbins, Hicks, Brown. These names are of Indian decent came to Ky from Carolina. Any connection please email me. Daniel Robbins, Joshua Robbins, Mary Brown, Margaret Hicks.
Posted: November 2002


James E. McPherson
Query: What are the names, if any, of the McPhersons' living in North Carolina and Tennessee that are on the roll.
Posted: November 2002


Marilyn Genz
Query: I'm looking for my gg grandmother who I have been told by my mother was full blooded Cherokee, I know very little about her. I have her married to a Croy and to a Phelps and my g grandmother went by the name Phelps but she was a Sinclair, my g grandmother married a Wm. Sanders, sure would like to find some info.
Posted: November 2002


Tammy Lawrence
Query: What do I need to do to track my bloodline. I know my great greatgrandfather was full blood cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Larry C Roberson
Query: I am looking for information on my grandmother. her maiden name was Ida Mae Goodwin and is supposed to be daughter of a chief. She married Marion Robinson in olka or ark about 1907 or08. any info would be greatly welcomed.
Posted: November 2002


Ruth Lawson
Query: Moses Martindale was my gg grandfather b abt 1792 in SC. He married, as the family has said to a full blood Cherokee womann, in abt 1829. They were the parents of 2 sons that I know of. One Groege W., my g grandfather b. abt 1830 in AL Elisha L. abt 1832 in AR. If anyone has any information about any one of this family please contack me. I'm also looking for information about a Pricilla Ann Foreman b. abt 1829 in KY. The family moved to AR. and she married John Battenfield in Pope Co., AR. Her daughter Naomi Ann Battenfield Capps said her mother spoke another language besides English. Naomi refered to herself as "Black Dutch" which leads me to believe there was Indian one one or both sides of her family. Does anyone have information about this family? I do not know the names of Pricilla's parents or siblings. Thank you for any help you could provide.
Posted: November 2002


L J Smith
Query: Emma Mosley married Robert Mathew Whitehead around 1900 in Ware Co Ga she supposed to be Cherokee, anyone have any knowledge of this family, contact me please.
Posted: November 2002


Linda Jarrell-Robertson
Query: Family tradition mentions Cherokee, Creek, Shawnee, and Blackfoot, that is, those who would admit it. My grandma, Emma Abigail Rice, b.2Feb1888 Greenup Co.,KY, married George Francil "Frank" Jarrell 11Jul1914; daughter of William Arnold Rice b.11 Apr1860, Carter Co.KY and Ella Baker Bennett b.10 May 1854, Greenup Co.KY - married 2Oct1883. William, son of Henry Rice and Emaly Unknown. That's as far back as I can go on the Rice lineage, and we know somewhere in native ancestry. I appreciate any help any of you can give. I wish to honor all my native ancestors in the traditional old way. Wado.
Posted: November 2002


Linda Jarrell-Robertson
Query: I am searching for my native ancestry, either Cherokee, Creek, or Shawnee. My great grandmother, "Molly" Mary Elizabeth Craig, b.16 Jan 1870, Carter Co.,KY, daughter of Henry Burnard Craig and Martha Sammons or Salmons. Molly married Peter Daniel Leadingham 25 Apr 1892 Carter Co.,KY. I cannot take any of my family further back than this. Any help whatsoever will be greatly appreciated. I wish to honor my native ancestors in the old, the traditonal way. Wado.
Posted: November 2002


Linda Jarrell-Robertson
Query: Family legend indicates Native American ancestry: My 5th g-grandmother Amasa Jay (Au-muh-su-yih)believed to be born abt. 1752 in NC, married to Thomas Chandler in NC; had 7 children. Including my 4th g-grandmother, "Polly" Mary Ann Chandler b.abt 1812 in Tazewell Co.VA. Family records incicate Amasa Jay was Cherokee and is found on the Trail of Tears. Can anyone help me -- as I wish to honor my ancestors in the old way. Wado.
Posted: November 2002


Penny
Query: My great grandmother's maiden name was Seechrist. She did not sign the Cherokee roll. She married a Dayton. She died in Shawnee, Oklahoma. I am trying to trace her side of the family back. I have no records from any family members.
Posted: November 2002


Carrie Cagle
Query: I am looking for the parents of Charity Rhodes. She was born 5-18-1840 in TN but from the 1850 census her parents were born in North Carolina I assume on a reservation or in a tribe, I have also been told that Charity disowned her heritage to stay in TN, I'm just trying to find out exactly how much Indian we actually have, any help will be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Katherine Cina
Query: My Mothers name at birth was JoElaine Haverfield Her Cherokee mother died in childbirth. Her aunt Donna White, at that time [married 7 times] raised her and adopted her as JoElaine White. Mom was born in end 1920 or early 1930s. Donna [Grandma Muzzy]to us used to show us photographs of Uncle Will Rodgers on his ranch in Oklahoma. I beleive thats where she said it was. I am searching for my Grandmothers name or any living relatives. This is my very first attempt.
Posted: November 2002


Kim Bryant
Query: I am looking into my family history and found that we are unsure if we are decendants of the Cherokee or Comanche. I am a decendant of Laura Ann Herd and Esca Rogers Humphreys. I am not sure which side is the decendant but I know that we have lineage. If you could help me in any way I would appreciate all that you know. Also my husbands family is a direct decendant of Ezekial Proctor, if anyone knows his lineage we would love to know.
Posted: November 2002


Larry Hamilton Cherry
Query: My mother was Katherine Stroud from Nashville area she was one-half Cherokee.
Posted: November 2002


Christina
Query: My sister is doing an report in the Cherokee Indians. She needs to find info on these main Subtopics: 1.Homes, 2. Customs, Beliefs, or religion, 3. Clothing, 4. Weapons, 5. Food, 6. Region they lived in. Each topic has to have at least 5 facts. If you can help us find information on this we really appreciate it very much. Thanks for you help.
Posted: November 2002


Matt Spray
Query: I have a friend who is not Cherokee, but has the name, Owana. She doesn't know the meaning of her name. If anyone could help, I would sure appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
Posted: November 2002


Pat Trimpe
Query: How does Sarah or Hannah Perkins a Cherokee indian connect with the Baker family around 1800 in Captina Creek, Ohio area? I always thought she was married to Joseph Baker but am now not finding this information as I search for my family. If you have information please share.
Posted: November 2002


Corley
Query: I was born in Jasper, TX in 1952. My sister was born in Woodville, TX in 1954. We were given up for adoption of in 1956 in Houston, TX. Base on some information, we may be descendants of native american tribes living in that area at that time. I understand our last name was Corley.
Posted: November 2002


Tina Cheek
Query: Looking for any info. on my great grandfather James C.Cheek born 1876 in N.Carolina, Orange Co. area. He was said to have been born on a resrvation. I believe his parents were James A. and Rosa Cheek. James A. Cheek's parents were James B. and Parthena Cheek (Smith). James C. Cheek lived most of his life in Virginia with wife, Nora Sutherland. ANY info. on these would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Aaron Swepston
Query: My Great Grandfather- George Silk (Cherokee). My Great Grandmother- Ellen Taylor (not Cherokee). My Grandmother - Abigail Swepston (married name). My Cousin- Barbara Bushnell (maiden name Swepston) on record with Cherokee Nation. How can I get the information on George Silk? My cousin is now registered, but she is hard to contact.
Posted: November 2002


Jerilyn Saunders
Query: I am looking for a Cherokee relative with the name of Mary Ann(Joann?)Curry Roberts. It is said that she was full Cherokee. I have found a Florida death index for Mary Antonio Sawieja Roberts. Is Sawieja a Cherokee name? Her date of birth was May, 1860 and died around 1940-41.
Posted: November 2002


Martha Neal Phillips
Query: My father, Roy Neal, is the sone of Lona Belle (Phana B) Rasnick and James Daniel Neal. She died when he was six and his older brothers and sisters always told us Grandma Neal was either 1/4 or 1/2 Cherokee. Lona Belle Rasnick, b.9/18/1883, is thd d/o of Henry Clay Rasnick (b.3/20/1850, Russell Co., VA), and Emily J. Musick (B. 3/5/1856, Weavers Creek Russell Co., VA). Henry Clay Rasnick, is the s/of Jonas Rasnick, b 8/13/1803, and Rachel LaForce b. abt 1802, Emily J Musick, d/a of Alva Musick, b.2/28/1828, and Chaney Kiser, 1827. If any one can help me with this connection I would really appreciate it as my grandmother died when my father was 6 and I would really like to have some information for him for Christmas (he is now 83).
Posted: November 2002


Shirley Carter
Query: Looking for info. on my 3rd greatgrandfather Samuel Taylor who married Mary Brinson and had a son named Zebedee Taylor who married a full-blooded Cherokee named Mary Jane Groom's they had a son named David Taylor who married Elizabeth Jane Ferguson who had a son named James William Taylor who married Martha Evaline Cox who had a son named Omer Wilson Taylor.
Posted: November 2002


Barbara Penn
Query: Looking for information on my great-grandmother and her family. She was married twice so I have two names for her: Martha Ann Martin (2nd marriage) and Martha Ann Baker.(1st marriage). I would like to know her maiden name. According to her death certificate, her father's name was Carlie Baker. (I wonder if this is accurate, however. Could this really be the name of her first husband?!) Her mother's name was Minnie Sims. All these persons were supposedly born in Georgia. I would also like more information on Minnie Sims--maiden name, etc. (If I knew her maiden name maybe I could find her on the tribal rolls.) Martha Ann Baker was born June 4, 1843 and died Sep. 8, 1927. She had two sons by her first husband (name unknown, unless it is really Carlie Baker!)--Oley and Olie--and six children by her second husband, James Kin Martin--Joe, Charles, Rilla, Dovie, Lizzie, Mindy. My grandfather was Joe Martin. All my life I was told he was half Cherokee and he and his children looked Indian. I have a picture of my great -grandmother, Martha Ann Baker Martin, who has very dark skin and black hair.When I was growing up in Georgia I was told that my grandfather's family came from the "mountains", supposedly in the Cherokee area and that half of them moved to the area of Douglasville, Georgia at the time of the Removal and the rest of the family stayed in the mountains. So my family would be part of the Eastern Band of the Cherokees. I grew up in an era when you were supposed to be ashamed to be an Indian, but I refused to be. I am not looking for any benefits except to be recognized by the tribe that my mother's family. I have always felt we belonged to.
Posted: November 2002


Sandra Harvey
Query: Wood/Woods -- Tring to find John M. Wood born 1837. Married Nancy E Bynum 1863 in Springfield MO. John was born in TN and Nancy was born in AL. John was an indian scout for confederate army was probably living in OK, TX, or MO. Children were Alice Jane Wood born in Kingston ok. 1864 married Robert Carroll Montgomery. Jim Wood born possibly in ok. and John D Wood born in ok. or TX. 1876. Married Laura Edith Dunn in Tuskahoma OK. 1910. Tring to find roll # on the wood or Dunn. I have only been able to find a 1910 census in Ok. John Wood. Could use alot of help.
Posted: November 2002


Kim Parker
Query: What location did the Cherokee Indian tribe come from?
Posted: November 2002


Georgia Heath
Query: I'm searching for information on Mary Bush. Possible mother of Hannah Elizabeth Bush born 12/27/1853 who is my gg grandmother. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Kim Boyd
Query: Looking for the Cherokee line in my family. The name is Merryman or Merriman on one side and on the other side is the name Crum or Crumb.
Posted: November 2002


Rita Standage
Query: Jennie (Jeanie) Long Jacobs. Married my gggreatgrandfather in N.Carolina migrated to Tennesee. She either married Ricahrd Hargis and and had a son William or married William Hargis and had a son William. I show her married to both son was born in 1679. When they came to Tenn they came to what is now Macon Co. I am searching for her parents. Information I have on the Hargis family from an article from Cal's Colun 1953 says William Hargis is who she married, genealogy I have found says she married Richard. Either way she had a son William born Feb 26 1769. Any help would be appriciated.
Posted: November 2002


Laura C. (Thompson)
Query: Looking for Thompsons (John, son Jesse, daughter Nellie). John was married to Bessie Bradley in Williamson County, IL in 1898 and relocated to ARK. (Piggot) Originally from Wilson Co., TN. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


David Enochs
Query: Ok, I am from Oklahoma and I know that I have Indian in my blood and my granparents had it in them. I need to know if I have a Roll Number. How would I go about finding this information out?
Posted: November 2002


Kathi J. Gromes
Query: I am looking for information on a man from South Carolina who shoot and killed a preacher, left south carolina, changing his name from "Malphus" and went by the alias name of John Patrick "Pat Johnson in Georgia where he was captured years later after marring and having children with Kelia Tara Burkett born: 1869. Their childrens names were: George Johnson - born: 7 September 1889 in (Appling County Ga.?), Cora Johnson born: Jan. 1894, Othar Robert Johnson born: Feb. 1894. Alias John Patrick "Pat" Johnson was captured in Georgia close to Burkett's ferry Telfiar County, Georgia/Coffee Co. Ga. in a field where he had been plowing when the lawmen hiding in the woods captured him. It was said that he was tried and hanged for the shooting death of the preacher or man in South Carolina some time after his last child was born. Kelia Tara Burkett was the daughter of Willianson "Will" Burkett and Sarah Jane "Sallie " Powell of Telfair County, Georgia who owned the Burkett's ferry. George Johnson was my grandfather. Kelia Tara (Burkett) Johnson remarried after Alias John Patrick Johnson's death to J.H. "Joe" HILBURN and had two sons from that marriage: Fred and Joseph Preston Hilburn, my grandfather's 1/2 brothers. Kelia Tara's sister Annie L. (Burkett) Thompson and husband Joseph Andrew "Joe" Thompson raised my grandfather George and his brother Othar Robert Johnson after her death in 1902. Their sister Cora Johnson was raised by Kelia's 1st cousin and his wife Matt A. and Carrie F. (Pennington) Burkett, who was Kelia uncle Enos Burkett's son. 1/2 brother Fred was adopted by Morgan Cleveland and his wife 1/2 brother Joseph Preston Hilburn was left in his father's Will to John A. and Julia A. Connelly to have and raise as their own child. Any information would gladly be appreciated. My Aunts remember their father having relatives living in Toombs County, Georgia with the last name of Touchstone or Touchton. Had a child name Teary and Steve Touchstone or Touchton.
Posted: November 2002


Peggy Woolfork
Query: Looking for Theodore Webb, DOB 12/16/1911, Norman, Oklahoma. What tribe?
Posted: November 2002


Barbie Miller
Query: My husbands grandmother was Eunice Breeden. She was born 1 Nov. 1888. They were married 11 Oct. 1908 in Colfax, Washington. Her father's name was Jesse Breeden and her mother was Melindi Burrow. I recently talked to a nephew of Eunice (86 yrs. old) and Cecil Breeden said her father (Jesse) was Cherokee out of Oklahoma. I am waiting for more information from him but any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: November 2002


Melanie Lee
Query: I am looking for info on my maternal grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Croft, aka, Tomie Croft, dob March 11, 1893. Married Janie Cloud, Oct. 1,1911, in Jackson County, Florida. I am told that he was Cherokee and that his family came from Georgia? Any info will be helpful.
Posted: November 2002


Paula McClellan-Ledet
Query: My great-great grandmother was Mary Sullivant married Chelsey Pleasant Jarnigan. They lived in Stamps, Arkansas--Their daughter Eula Jarnigsan married Henry McClellan in Patmos, Arkansas. Henry and Eula had my grand father Samuel Oscar Mcclellan who married Exie Rider and they had my dad Paul D. McClellan. I was told that Mary Sullivant was a Cherokee Indian, but I have not had any luck finding any info on her. Can you please help?
Posted: November 2002


Lisa Lowery
Query: In search of info on Mary Kiinser, or George Marion Vincent. Mary was married to George, who is my great grandfather. Mary was also full blooded Cherokee, and George half BlackFoot. They lived and died in Ohio County, KY. Anyone with information on them would you please contact me. The only info I have is of them, I am unable to go past them on my family tree.
Posted: November 2002


Sandy Lively
Query: Trying to trace down Samuel Hale. He is relation.
Posted: November 2002


James Ray Barlow
Query: My grandfather is supposed to be fullblooded Cherokee? I would like to find out for sure any information would be helpful thank you. His name is Joshua Creekmore.
Posted: November 2002


Kathie Haney Clark
Query: I'm looking for Cherokee, English and Irish family who arrived in U.S. in the 1800s or were born, lived, died in Georgia or South Carolina with Sir Names of Haney (Irish?), Morrison (Cherokee Indian?), Garner (English?), Whitworth (English?), or Belamy (English?). I believe James Haney entered the U.S. by way of Philadelphia around 1850. I'm trying to pin this down, but I have large gaps. I can't trace him to Georgia or South Carolina.
Posted: November 2002


Louise Reich
Query: My great grandmother was Hannah Johnson, daughter of Benjamin Johnson and Sarah Galloway. Hannah was born in 1849 in Ky, Tn or VA. (depending on what census you look at). Handed down information in the family states that Benjamin's father and grandfather lived with the indians and Benjamin's grandfather "was married to a daughter of one of Powhatan's wives" and that Hannah got to go to the Cherokee councils in Tennessee when she was a child". That's all the info I have. If this means anything or you could give me a clue where to look, I would appreciate it.
Posted: November 2002


Bob
Query: One ancestor I am trying to find more info about was FARIE PAINTER born about May 2, 1883 to SAMUEL PAINTER. Her husband was THOMAS RAINS. Can anyone help me determine if these are descendants of the PAINTER and RAINS listed in the Dawes Commission Rolls?
Posted: November 2002


Jeannette
Query: Currently looking for Hicks relatives. Ggrandmother Belle Hicks b8/11/1890. Her dad William Thomas Hicks b. 1857. His dad is Henry Hughes Hicks. Any information is needed.
Posted: November 2002


C.E. Wells
Query: Looking for info on the marriage of my great grandparents Arthur Wells and Nancy (Ellen?) Morrison. They were married at Owasso, OK. around 1900. My grandfather, (their son) Claude Evrette Wells was born near Elmer, Ok. Territory in February 1906. Nancy Morrison was Cherokee according to family legend.
Posted: November 2002


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