February 2004 Genealogy Queries

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David Parkison
Query: I am seeking any info on any Parkison listed on any rolls, RALPH BEDFORD PARKISON, preferably.
Posted: February 2004


Cheryl Paul
Query: Looking for information on James Madison Thompson born 1897, James Monroe THOMPSON born 1898, Ethel Alta Thompson born 1899. In the Indian Territories. Claimed to be Creek indian.
Posted: February 2004


Pat O'Neill
Query: Searching for ancestors with last name of MILLS. John, born about 1775 married a woman with first name of Eldinon. Their son John L. Mills, born 1806, married Cynthia Elizabeth McGowan daughter of James McGowan.
Posted: February 2004


Jacob Majors
Query: I am searching for information regarding William Reese, who was married to Rebecca Black. They were both 1/2 Cherokee and had a child name Mahulda. I cannot find anything about William's or Rebecca's parents or family line. I would appreciate any info that others have been able to find.
Posted: February 2004


Pennye Shaw
Query: I'm looking for Charlie, Charles, Charley, Van Brown. I'm not sure of first name spelling. Wife is Myrtle Grace Hicks Brown. Children are Virgil Barnes Brown, Cecil, Ione, Themal. Children lived in Texas. So probably from Oklahoma?
Posted: February 2004


Patricia
Query: Looking for any info on Celia Hinkle Davis, grandmother b. Celia Elizabeth of Celia Isobel Hinkle 04/03/1892, d. 01-04-1962 d/o James Hinkle and Sarah Jane Hess of Kentucky. Have been told she was part Cherokee. Any info appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Lorelei Chestnut
Query: I'm looking for ancestory information for relatives in the Cherokee Indian families. My great grandmothers family had full blooded Cherokee Indian on their side. Her father was Jim West or Jim Calvin West, also a Reed West all from the Cherokee County area of NC and GA. If anyone has any information, please email me.
Posted: February 2004


C. Kelly
Query: I am looking for proof of my grandmothers heritage. Her name was Mary Henerietta GRAHAM KELLY. Her parents were Susan HARRELSON GRAHAM, 1864-1944,(Mississippi)andSamuel L. GRAHAM, 1855-1931. Her mother Mary Matilda MCLEROY HARRELSON (1838?-July 22,1906), was full blooded Cherokee. These people are buried in Mississippi. We think the ancestors came from one of the Carolinas.
Posted: February 2004


Dennis Hancock
Query: Looking for my mother's family. Her mother is Effie Elizabeth Houck Tarwater. My mother was born 3-Nov-1910 died 21-May-1958. Married James Bufford Hancock 3-Nov-1929. Both are gone. I was told my grandmother is full Cherokee indian. The last name is up for grabs by the spelling.
Posted: February 2004


Bonnie Rabe
Query: I am looking for info on a Molly or Mary Elizabeth Bennett from Springfield, Tennessee Robertson County. She was married to Lewis or Louis Bolton and their son was Jake Bolton that was born July 17, 1900. If anyone has info on them please e-mail asap.
Posted: February 2004


Brenda Willaims
Query: I am trying to find out information about my great grandmother Grace Loma Milborn. She called herself Grace Loma Lowfoot or Newata. She was married on the Cherokee reservation in Oklahoma. Sometime between 1900 & 1915 to Thomas Kingsley.
Posted: February 2004


James Woods
Query: My father, James Monroe Woods told me that he was born between 1858 and 1860 in Shawnee or Pawnee Oklahoma. He was 1/2 Cherokee and 1/2 Irish. How do I find any records of him and his tribal ancestry. I'm 89 now and want to show my daughter her heritage. Could someone help me or give leads?
Posted: February 2004


Deanna
Query: I'm looking for any info on my late grandma Ione Garrison or any other relations of hers. I believe she was born in Illinois in aprox. 1903 and at some point later moved to Colorado and had my father in 1939. Will check out any Garrison leads.
Posted: February 2004


LK Morton
Query: My ggrandfather Charles Headley Cowles (1876-1940) of LeFlore County Oklahoma was half-Cherokee. His father was Edwin D. Cowles(1843-1914) locale unknown. Can you help me find Mrs. Edwin D. Cowles? I am looking for her name, DOB and and other available info. Thank you!
Posted: February 2004


Maxine Loe Urrutia
Query: Looking for information on Sarah Jane Wood, who was married to David Wilson Williams. Sarah is suppose to be Cherokee, her mother's name was Peggy "Margaret" Hobbs, her father Isahm Wood. Have been trying to find her on indian rolls but haven't had much luck. Any info would be greatful.
Posted: February 2004


Majorie Grover
Query: My father was Rufus Hicks, and my great grandfather or grandmother was a Evans of Cherokee nation. If any know anything about my ancestors please call me at 1-850-623-6271. I further believe he was for Alabama.
Posted: February 2004


Marjore Grover
Query: I'm part Cherokee I belived I am relate to a man last name Evans my mother name was Blaton and my greatmother married a Evans.
Posted: February 2004


Jack Carter
Query: Olivia Horn.
Posted: February 2004


Jimmy Bell
Query: My grandma said that her husband's mother was a full blooded Cherokee. His name was Elmer Bell. I think he was born in the twenties. I don't know his mothers maiden name, or his fathers name. It would be greatly appreciated if anyone can help.
Posted: February 2004


Deanna
Query: Please help! Looking for any info on Robert Lee Wood, wife Minnie, lived in Willis, Okla. 1920 census. Died in Holdenville, Okla. I have found a Robert L. Wood in the Dawes and need to know if anyone has info on him. HIs Dad was John and mother was Roda.
Posted: February 2004


Linda Kuykendall
Query: I am looking for confirmation that my ggggggrandmother was full blooded Cherokee Indian. I was told her name is Hannah Thatcher Ward Copeland. She is supposed to be the daughter of Cherokee Chief Nettle Carrier who lived in Tennessee. I was told her birth was in 1790. She married Joseph Jefferson Copeland in TN in 1806. But unfortunelately the court house burned down and there are no records for that time. Any help with this subject would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Kelton
Query: My father's name is Harold Click. He is a quarter Cherokee, and I was wondering if anyone knew of him or his relatives. His father was also Harold Click and it is believed they came from Indiana, but I don't know if/where they moved from to get there. Any information would be GREATLY appreciated. Please email me.
Posted: February 2004


Janice Morgan
Query: Looking for information on John Morgan who married Glinda (who is supposely full blood Cherokee Indian) about 1830 South Carolina. One child is named John Wesley Morgan born 12/13/1831 in AL, SC, TN. Any information would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Sabrina
Query: Looking for information on Sterling Price CURRY, born 1862 in Missouri, his mother's name is Sarah D. CURRY (don't know her maiden name), born 1833 in Indiana. We think the Cherokee line is with Sarah. Sarah's mother and father were born in Virgina. Sterling had a sister named Martha D. born 1866.
Posted: February 2004


Katrina
Query: I am researching David W Jones and his wife Polly A in Missouri in 1851. I am trying to find out their place of birth. David was born in KY and Polly was born in Tn. I need the county. Thanks for any help you can provide.
Posted: February 2004


Larry Southerland
Query: I am trying to locate the graves of William C. BOBBITT b1847 to Martin BOBBITT, d1900 on George Gautt's farm near Catoosa Ok. and Elizabeth J. BOBBITT(WILSON) b1840, d1893. I have been to many cemeteries in Rogers County but have found nothing.
Posted: February 2004


Jim Dodd
Query: How can I find the names of children born on The Trail of Tears?
Posted: February 2004


Mike Soller
Query: I'm looking for information on Esther Webb (a full blooded Cherokee Indian) who married William Julius Webb in Bedford County, Tennessee. They had a son named Isaiah Thomas Webb who was born on Jan 13, 1815 in Bedford County, Tennessee. They moved to Gibson County, Tennessee in 1819. Something like a birth certificate, marriage certificate etc. showing her Cherokee Indian roots would be very helpful.
Posted: February 2004


Tracey Whitehead
Query: I need to find out if my great grandmother Elizabeth Thompson Smith was registered with the Indian nation she was Chrokee. Her daughters were Sylvia and Clerene she had a son don't know his name.
Posted: February 2004


Mary Massey
Query: The story I have is an Indian boy was kidnapped at appx 10-12 years of age and was adopted by a Dr. Barnes in Union Co., Ar. He was given the name William Henry Barnes. He later told some family members he was the son of a Cherokee Indian Chief in the OK. terrortory. After he was grown and married, he and his wife and children went back to the Indian Reservation to visit. There was some trouble on the visit as the Indians did not want to allow him to leave. His wife's name was Francis Lula Roach. Thank you for any help offered.
Posted: February 2004


Ione Odette Bailey Neese
Query: Hi my name is Ione (I own) and I was told by mother that I was part Cherokee. Most of my mother's ancesters lived in around Cumberland, Harnett and Johnston Counties here in North Carolina. The surnames of my ancestors are Norris, Stewart, Byrd, Holland sometime in history one of my ancestors married a Cherokee. In my families history there are some blanks as to wives were either unknown or their last names were unknown. I would greatly appreciate it if you could help me in this. I would also like to have a Cherokee name. One day I hope to visit the Cherokee Indian Reservation here in North Carolina. I have some male names in my family history and can give them to you if you need them.
Posted: February 2004


Bobby White
Query: My great great grandfather John Parker he married my grandmother whom was on the Trail of Tears and she changed her name to Emma. I don't know her Indian given name. I don't know if this will help any but any information you can give me would be appreciated. I will keep trying to find out her given name. The children's names that I know are Henry, Charlie, Irene, Carlton and Mattie.
Posted: February 2004


Pam
Query: Looking for Josiah Patterson Blair. Born abt 1817 in S.C. later migrated to Arkansas.
Posted: February 2004


Heather Caputo
Query: SEQUOYAH, my g8t grandmother Luella SEQUOYAH was born in 1914, mother was Nellie and dad was Stute Sequoyah. I have roll numbers and all but can't find further history (G8t G8t G8t granparents. Lived in stute was about 45 in 1930 ok census.
Posted: February 2004


Rosa Elam
Query: Try to find out something about my Cherokee historty. My Grandfather name was George McVey I can not reamber his father or mother name. My Grandmother was also said to be full Cherokee her name was Rose (Sexton) McVey they are both from around the Ky. Tn. state line. Any help on them would be very helpful.
Posted: February 2004


Patt Stanek
Query: PAYNE, Samuel - Seek info on Samuel Payne. Served in the Cherokee Mounted Volunteers from Webber Falls, IT. Married Sarah Elizabeth Fields. Both Sam and Sarah died of pnemonia in March 1879. Children George and Vetoria Payne. Cherokee App. says Sam's parents were Edmund and Oo-hi-ni-Boggs Payne.
Posted: February 2004


Adam Erickson
Query: I am trying to find out information on my great great grandmother Ella Mae Tyler whom married James Fillmore Detherow. I have heard that she was full blood Cherokee. Can anyone help me out and point me in the right direction to check this out? Any websites that I should check out? Also I was needing to know how to go about getting registered within the tribe? Whom do I write to and how do I find out their addresses? Thank you so much for your kindness and understanding.
Posted: February 2004


Della Staples
Query: I'm trying to find someone with information regarding my Cherokee great Grandparents. My great grandfathers name was Riley Ford. I believe his wife's name was Victoria.
Posted: February 2004


Tiffany
Query: I am looking for any info on a Lillian Meyers or Myers she was married to a Rank Meyers or Myers. I have heard she was from a Cherokee reservation and would like to find out. She was my great grandmother.
Posted: February 2004


Mark Sartin
Query: Looking for Mary Goforth and siblings, married in AL. in 1836 to Thomas Albert Sartain, she was born Ms. They both died in Pleasant Site. AL.
Posted: February 2004


Annie Sorrells
Query: I would like to find out about my Indian heritage my Grandfather was William Willie Sorrells and was born in 1885. My Grandmother was Annie Menerva Sorrells and I don't remember if her maiden name was Smith or Jenkins and she was born in 1875. Her and my grandfather were married in LA. I wish I could tell you more the only thing I can say is that my father's name was Walter Thomas Sorrells born Feb. 12, 1923. I hope you can help as I am now disabled and here in Alaska I could get some really could medical care if am at least 1/16 Indian. Thank you so much for your help. P. S. One more thing I believe the Sorrells' started out in either North or South Carolina hope that helps.
Posted: February 2004


Billie J. Jones
Query: Does the name Bartemus Jeffries ring a bell with any one?
Posted: February 2004


Donna
Query: I am looking for a woman by the name of Queenie or Queen Hart (Harts) or Heart (Hearts) her grandson was named Cubie Wheat of Scottsville, Ky. Any info on her will be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Darla Bante
Query: I am looking for information regarding Susannah or Susan married to Jonathan CROW, 1824 in Hall County, GA. Jonathan was born in 1806 in Spartanburg County, SC. My records show that Susannah was born in 1806 (unknown loc) and was Cherokee. How can I confirm this information?
Posted: February 2004


Jan Stuart
Query: BRENNER, listed as "Master Brenner" on roll, probably age 4 or 5 years. Escaped or freed from Trail of Tears in company of 4 adult men with Native names. Parents likely seperated, killed, or ill. Said to have been lame from walking on Trail. Known to have settled in Illinois in what is now Giant State Park. Last seen very old about 1913 to 1920. Had daughter out of wedlock, whom he did not raise, named Bertha Smith, my grandmother. I am his sole living known relative. Any Cherokee Brenner, please contact me. State "Brenner" in the subject line of your email, so I can identify.
Posted: February 2004


Gary Foutz
Query: I'm trying to find out some information about my 4th generation grandmother. Her name was Rebbeca Heady Willis married to William Wheeler of Bedford Virginia. Please if there is anyone who knows of anything please let me know.
Posted: February 2004


Sally Widener
Query: I am looking for my grandson's grandmother and grandfather for a genealogy gift. His grandmother name is Mary E. Orders that is all that I know. Would like to find grandfather whose last name would be Orders.
Posted: February 2004


Nona Grigsby
Query: I am looking for information about my grandmother. Her name was Samantha Jane EVERETT. She married Charlie Tipton GRIGSBY on January 6, 1906 in Paris, Logan County, Arkansas. She was a healer and she was supposedly of Native American heritage. She was born August 24, 1885. She passed away in December, 1969. She resided in Arkansas at that time. Any information that I can get about her Native American heritage would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Dave Andrews
Query: My grandfather, James Wheeler, said that he was 1/4 Cherokee. He was born about March 10, 1889 in Buffalo, Kentucky. His parents were Francis Marion [Frank] Wheeler, born abt 1856 and Mary E. Wright, born in Larue Co., KY in 1869. Any information about this family or how to trace them would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Paul Roane (Lair)
Query: I am looking for the name of my g-grandmother. Who my brother and sister says was full Cherokee who married my g-grandfather. Think in the Kentucky area. My father was raised around Stamping Ground. They have said they seen a picture of her. Just needing to know about my heritage. Thanks. Family name of LAIR or LEAR.
Posted: February 2004


Mike Keeney
Query: My grandfather was born in Antlers Oklahoma and was half native american. His name is Leo A. Keeney. I'm tring to find information on him such as if he had a roll number.
Posted: February 2004


Beth
Query: We have verified our lineage to a D.J. Lovell. D.J. is thought to be a son of one William Lovell that is said to have been a chief of a Cherokee tribe in Tennessee. The story is told that this Chief's two sons ran away just before their tribe's removal to the reservation. Could you direct me as to where to find info on this particular chief, or verify if there ever was a Chief in the Tennesse area by that name. I assume this would have happened around the 1828 treaty/removal of the tribes.
Posted: February 2004


Rick Wilson
Query: Looking for parents of Josephine VAUGHAN/VAUGHN b.1879 d.1946. They are James H. VAUGHAN/VAUGHN and Mallie FINESHEETS/FIRESHEETS.
Posted: February 2004


Jeanette Carswell
Query: I am looking for Littleberry Hutchens he was born GA, 1774-1778 his was full blooded Cherokee the only thing I have is the name the white man gave her and that Rabakka she merried a Hutchens in GA as far I know I found Littleberry Hutchens living in Kentucky with a Redman Hutchens in 1850 this is all I have his wife was name Julia Presnall or Presnoll. Please email me if any has information regarding Littleberry Hutchens you can e-mail me. Sincerely Jeanette Carswell by the way this on my husband's line.
Posted: February 2004


Vicky Hudgins
Query: Hello, I am looking for info on Theodocia Ernestine HOYLE daughter of William O. HOYLE and Lucy DENNIS. She married Joseph Benjamin THOMPSON. One side of our family says she was Cherokee but the other side says she was Chowtaw. I would appreciate any help anyone may have.
Posted: February 2004


Theresa Graham
Query: My ancestral ggggrandfather is Robert Lee Graham my grandfather was Millard Graham married to Betty Cheatham. I know (grandpa Bobby is on Dawes) need help to prove this is him any info is appreaciated.
Posted: February 2004


Linda Sue Bobo Virden
Query: Seeking info on my paternal grandmother, Marie, born in Texas on 11-27-1883. Her mother's last name was Berry; her father's was Hicks. She married my grandfather Otto W. Bobo. She died on 8-11-1940, in San Bernardino, California. Would only be listed on the "Texas Cherokee" rolls.
Posted: February 2004


Jo Barnhouse
Query: I am trying to find any information on my great grandmother, LUCY MELONS DINSMORE. She was married to GEORGE FRANKLIN DINSMORE in 1893. She may have been from Georgia or Alabama. She was full Cherokee. She and Frank had 4 children and lived either in Rose Hill VA or Hawkins Co. TN. She died around 1906 or 1907. Any information would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Shirley Smith
Query: I am looking for a family of Clark's that in about 1845 was living in Shonnon Co. Missouri. We have two things to go on. 1.)White man marries Indian woman, takes Indian woman name. It was in some newspaper but we don't know were. 2.) Indian Roll 280-I'm not for sure what that means? That all I have go on.
Posted: February 2004


Donna Cross
Query: Searching for Grant WARD m Mary Elizabeth PACK b 1812 Piketon, Pike Co OH. Daughter Sarah Ellen WARD b 17 Feb 1912 Piketon, Pike Co OH. Sarah's b cert states Mary Elizabeth Pack is white, but family lore has it that she was full blooded Cherokee. Need to substantiate claim.
Posted: February 2004


Pat Preston
Query: I am trying to find information on my fathers family. I know that my gggrandmother was the half sister of CHIEF WHITE CLOUD. He was Cherokee. My gggrandmother was MARY WISEMAN. My father said that Chief White Cloud passed away sometime in the later 1900's. He would have been related to my grandfather. His name was HARRY E. LAWRENCE and was born in 1880. I know he lived in southern Missouri for awhile and then moved to Kentucky. I have been trying to find Info on White Cloud with no luck. I would like to be able to find his death record and find information on the rest of the family. Does anyone have any ideas? I can't afford some of the prices some web sites want just to see if there is any information. I have cancer and would like to be able to pass information on to my children about their heritage.
Posted: February 2004


Vivian McCready
Query: My father's name was Perry Elder Pack DOB was 6/13/1920. His fathers name was Van Everett Pack his mothers name was Winnie Thornton. I am looking for information on his mother as he was adopted by the second wife of Van Everett and we have no info on his real mother other than her supposed name. She was suppossedely from Oklahoma maybe reservation not sure.
Posted: February 2004


Samuel Perry
Query: My father's side of the family is from the hills of Wayne County, West Virginia. I know back as far as my grandparents, Homer Perry (1912-1990) and Sylvia Lyons Perry(1915-). Supposedly, both have Cherokee blood in them, but I havent been able to find out much more. I was wondering if anyone knew anything about the area in regards to Cherokee geneaology, any Cherokee families that lived in the area from the 1900s back, or the two family names.
Posted: February 2004


Nina Todd
Query: Looking for information on my great grandmother Savannah Tyus is the maiden name. It was said that she was Cherokee, she married into the Bond family. Trying to find out more about her lineage. She lived in Brownsville Tennesee.
Posted: February 2004


Tina Wood
Query: My Great Grandfather William EATON was a trader on the Natchez Trace and married a young Indian girl Susannah LONNEY. She was abt 30yrs younger than he. I would like to know anything about the LONNEY people. They settled in Coffee County TN. and had several children.
Posted: February 2004


T. Mack Jennings
Query: I am trying to search my geneology through my great great maternal-grandmother. Her maiden name was Eliza A. Venson. She was born somewhere in Tennessee and migrated to Oklahoma/Texas before giving birth to my great grandfather Daniel Moody Jenkins, I think in Lamar County, Texas.
Posted: February 2004


Shari Coker Brown
Query: My son is a quarter Cherokee Indian. His dad's father was white and mother was Cherokee. My son's dad was adopted by white parents at 9 months old. My son now 24 has asked me about finding out about his heritage, but his dad would not deal with while we were married and abandoned us when my son was 3 years old. I do not know where start. People use to come down hard on me for not checking into my son's family history because there is money available for education as I understand. But things were difficult and I really did not want to deal with it at the time. My son has worked since he was young. He has achieved amazing things without a college education. He looks show his heritage clearly. If he does not have help he will be fine (he is a high acheiver). But if funds are available I do not see why he should not be able to avail himself of this like anyone else in his position. In doing this search today I have seen articles about fraud in this area. I look to clearly find my son's true heritage. Not just for finanical reasons but for possible future health reasons that are now a blank slate for my son from his dads side of the family. Sorry this is long. I truly do not know where to begin with this.
Posted: February 2004


Cathy Dunn
Query: I am looking for my husband GG grandmother Mary Garmer was Cherokee Indian. Having trouble tracking it back, please help. Cathy Dunn - PO Box 273 Forbestown, CA 95941-0273 - 530-675-2104.
Posted: February 2004


Sarah Williams
Query: I am looking for a William(?) Blankenship possibly born in Texas. He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' McCalip(?) possibly in Indian Territory/Oklahoma around 1885-87. Their children: Rosa Lee Blankenship, Andrew Jackson Blankenship, John Henry Blankenship, Charlie 'Chas' William Blankenship. All of them were born in or around the McAlister, Oklahoma/Indian Territory area. William Blankenship died/ran off sometime in 1898-99 because Lizzie remarried on 4 MAY 1899 to Tom Deen/Dean. William Blankenship is said to have had a brother named Blaze/Lash(?) Blankenship. I can find NOTHING on him. I believe he was short of stature, had dark eyes and hair. Does anyone know of this man? I am at a brickwall. Please help!
Posted: February 2004


Steve King
Query: Hi, I'm looking for information on Corrine King married to Howard King (believed full blood Cherokee). They had two kids Leroy and a girl ? She later remarried after Howard's death to Bud Walling and passed in Oklahoma @ 1991/2.
Posted: February 2004


Debby Williams
Query: I am helping my grandmother find information on her grandmother. Her name was Martha Emma EVANS and she was supposedly Cherokee. Her father was Thomas EVANS. She also had a brother by this same name. She married a SANDERS in the late 1800's. We're thinking she must have been born in the 1880's. Her son was my great grandfather, Joseph Arra SANDERS. My grandmother's name is Mildred SANDERS COOKE. Any information would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Terry Plunk
Query: I have answered many query about Dinishia Jane Wall. She was my ggggrandmother. I have the linage from her down to me. But there is no proof of her mother Polly (Vann)Wall, or Thomas Wall. The link to Chief Joseph Vann is not proven. Any information on any of these people would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Joel Shockley
Query: I am looking into my great-great-great grandfather, John Scott. He was born around Alabama (Cheokee Nation)in 1825. He is suppose married an Cherokee lady named Barnes. He moved to Missouri and had a boy named John "Jasper" Scott. I am trying to find if any of this is true. And more about his family.
Posted: February 2004


Susie
Query: I am looking for the roll numbers for Charles Arter Cagle, Lydia Margaret Standridge, Mary Ann Cagle, or John Riley Cagle.
Posted: February 2004


Elizabeth Ellington
Query: Hi, My grandfather Eward Eugene Ellington and his grandmother is I believe full blood Cherokee and that is on my dads side, (then on my moms side her dad also had Native American but no specifics.) but anyways, she (my grandfathers grandmother) died before my grandmother could find info. and my grandfather died a few years ago. I am not sure if it was on his moms or dads side but his moms last name was Bass if that helps, from Georgia but I am not dark but I have his bone structure and feet (if that has anything to do with anything) (Ellington as well from Georgia) so if any one knows what I am talking about or has info. Please please write me a message on the board or some how cause my e-mail is not working me. Just interested in finding out about my roots.
Posted: February 2004


Jodi
Query: My great grandmother was Cherokee indian. Or so I have been told numerous times. I know you cannot prove it unless she is listed on the Dawes or Bakers Rolls. I can't seem to find her. Any help I can get is appreciated. Lenore(a) IVENS Alexander born 1866 died 1940 Se Tn possible NW Ga She married a white man Thomas A Alexander. I don't know what year but they had their oldest child in middle 1890's
Posted: February 2004


Liz Ellington
Query: Hey, my grandfather's grandmother was Cherokee Indian and she died before my grandmother could find out info. and my grandfather died a few years ago and his mothers last name was Bass and his dads was Ellington and I am not dark but I also have native american on my moms side but I dont know specifics. So if anyone has any information for me please feel free to contact me by way of posting it on a message at the site that I will read if you can and not to my personal e-mail. I was just interested in finding out any info on my heritage
Posted: February 2004


Mary Aune
Query: Trying to trace my great-grandmother, Elsie Simpson. Born 1864, Fayette, KY. Father: unknown Simpson, born in Scotland. Mother: unknown, born in USA. Mother obviously Native American, assuming Cherokee, given time and place. Any leads, info greatly appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Jo James
Query: Seeking information on Thelma Horner James, resided in Perry County, Linden, TN.(1915- 1974). Maternal grandmother Solma or Sarah Martin of the Martins in the TENN area. (1800 - 1974) May have traveled the hills from Smokey Mountains to TN river near Densing Landing (Parson, TENN.)
Posted: February 2004


Bobby Rorex
Query: Looking for grandma, Charity Ann (Moore) Rorex, half Cherokee bn in TN 1855 died in Poinsett co AR 1899 or 1900, Scott twp Poinsett Co AR. She was married to Samuel Lowery Rorex in 1877-78. Was proported to be on trail of tears. Bobby C Rorex Jonesboro AR.
Posted: February 2004


Dan Mccauley
Query: Trying to establish my mother's ancestry as half Cherokee her father was Claude Moore his brother was Sid Moore. They came from the Oklahoma Cherokee indian territory mothers father was full blood Cherokee. I can't find any record on him he died in Dallas.
Posted: February 2004


Richard Beach
Query: My deceased father was Leslie Louis Beach. His mother's maiden name was Opal Stone. He was born in Junction City, Kansas and would be in his late 70's. We were to live on a reservation in the 1960's, but he changed his mind. I would like to find out about my Cherokee Indian heritage.
Posted: February 2004


Rodney Dunn
Query: Dunn's Mill @ Tuckaleechee, near Sevierville/Pigeon Forge, TN. Owned by my ancestors, Andrew J Dunn, Will Jake Dunn. Need info on them if anybody has or runs across any. Also Nipper or Hankins surnames, Blount, Sevier, Knox Co areas of TN. Last info about Dunn's Mill was 1899, Andrew & Will were shot there in an altercation with Tom Fry. Will died, Andrew survived.
Posted: February 2004


Sherrill Britt McCurley
Query: I am searching for info on Martha Combs. This is how family story goes: "A man from Mississippi was on a horse buying trip in Kentucky. He saw a Cherokee woman on the auction block being sold as a slave. He bought her and brought her home to Ms. After his wife died, he took her as his mistress and had two children by her." I have surname of man from Ms. and the childrens names and birth dates. Any one who could help me research this is an ANGEL. I'm researching it for one of the descendants I have met through my own family research. I'm interested to find out if my ancestor was the buyer of this Cherokee woman also.
Posted: February 2004


Crystal
Query: I'm looking for anyone who would know about the Dodd's that married into the Cherokee tribe. They were from Gerogia and Alabama.
Posted: February 2004


Leona Ratliff Sanders
Query: I am researching my family genealogy. And I am looking for proof that my great grandmother Martha Bailey married James Calvin Blankenship, was a Cherokee Indian. Martha's mother was Nancy Bailey. Also there is believed to be Cherokee blood in the Street side of my family. My great grandfather was Grover Cleveland Street married Mary Arminda Blankenship both of these famlies are from Buchanan Co. Va.
Posted: February 2004


Carolyn Jordan
Query: I am searching for James Altonia Kirkland-son of Nathan Kirkland and Lillie Berry Faw. Cherokees. I want to be able to trace my heritage especially the Cherokee. Can anyone help?
Posted: February 2004


Priscilla MacDonald
Query: Looking for Sarah "Sallie" Totem/Totten, born in Virginia 8 Apr 1824, married to Robert Wilson Hutsell 8 May 1838 in Va, died 15 Feb 1907 in Blount Co. Tennessee. She was my GGGrandmother, and the family says she had Cherokee blood. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Maureen A. Hyde
Query: I am looking for any information on a Temperance CATES who is Cherokee Indian, born in Franklin Co. Tn. Jan. 10,1817. She married James BRIXEY abt. 1829. in Coffee Co. Tn. She was supposed to have been removed from the Indian Rolls because she married out of her race. Is this possible? She appears to have been only 12 yrs. old when she married. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2004


Russ
Query: Our "Bunch" family has Melungeon/Cherokee and probably Saponi roots. I have some old pictures that I'd like some help with. One in particular is what I think is an old Cherokee house - at least it looks very close to the one in Tahlequah built as a replica at the heritage center. This picture was taken in the late 1800s. Our immediate family did not go west during the removals so we believe the house was in KY or TN. No one seems to know exactly where this photo was taken. I'm hoping another similar photo exists somewhere or maybe someone might recognize it. Our family can be traced back to the Powell Valley/Clinch River areas of VA/NC/TN and then into the Indian lands of Tennessee during the time Ft. Blackmore was constructed. From theree they migrate north into south-eastern KY around Albany. After that, many stayed but some went on to Indiana and Missouri. What's funny is that the same folks that lived in KY and moved on to IN were enumerated as white in KY and Mulatto in IN. I've been told that this is because county funds were established based on the number of whites so there was some gaming of the statistics. Would the Cherokees that were given land to stay or those that simply hid to avoid removal have contunued to live in the old-style houses? I've heard that when the Cherokees were removed many homes were moved into by whoever received their land. Our family has a secret past that the elders would not talk about and they are all gone now so we are left with only bits and pieces of our lineage. I have a web page that provides additional detail including some of photos: http://www.home.earthlink.net/~ogemah/index.htm There is a photo of that old house is on the web site.
Posted: February 2004


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