October 2010 Genealogy Queries

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Brenda
Query: I have a card that says Certificate of Membersip for the Cherokee Indian citizenship Association from Book C and a Page number and signed by W.J. Watts in 1893, Can anyone tell me more about this book and where and how it is related to the Indian Tribe.
Posted: October 2010


geordav1
Query: Does anyone have info on Elizabeth Ann "Singing Bird" Sizemore Bowling. Said to have been Cherokee.
Posted: October 2010


Nancy Rhodes Ritchie
Query: I am looking for any family information on my great grandmother (Sarah Melton). She was born abt.1860. She had a son named Leonard "Snow" Melton in 1890 (my grandfather). She married Joseph (sometimes went by Auss or Austin) Mcgee in Wayne County,Tennessee in 1898. They lived in Wayne County Tennessee for a while,then Lawrence County,Tennessee (I think Iron City,Tennessee)and then in the 1910 census>Blackburn,Lauderdale County,Alabama. Would like to know who Sarah's parents were,etc.
Posted: October 2010


Deanna Bishop
Query: Louisa Cope married James G. Gilliam in Breathitt County, KY. Great G. Sarah Jane Gilliam and My Great Grandfather is Tutsuwha - Cheif Red Bird Brock. His father is Chief Great Eagle of Tenn.
Posted: October 2010


Thomas Widener
Query: Looking fo rany Widener's on the roll
Posted: October 2010


betty
Query: i am searching for robinette or robnette as well as roberts and hiltons and a newspaper story about 3 day old baby girl stolen from a buffalo ny hospital by aman whose baby boy died from a disease it was in all the newspapers searching for family memember
Posted: October 2010


Kirsten Morgan
Query: how can you determine if you are eligible for benefits of being cherokee?
Posted: October 2010


wesley walker
Query: looking for information on Douglas Walker born on 9/9/1857 died 2/13/1929 husband to Molly Hoover born 2/10/1854
Posted: October 2010


Teresa C Truman
Query: My great-grandmother was Allie Church, born in 1887 in Buchanan, VA. Her parents were David Church and Susie McClanahan Church She had a brother, Toby. Have you any records of these people? Is Church a Cherokee name?
Posted: October 2010


William McKinney
Query: My GGG-Grandfather Johnson m. Mary Spradlin 1819 in Alabama. She was Cherokee from South carolina. Or relatives in 1906 submitted application to Eastern Cherokee but was rejected. Many of our relatives still have the look of the Cherokee and want to persue the matter further. Could someone please help?
Posted: October 2010


janet HADDOCK
Query: We would like to have email contact with a former submitter whom we recognize as a relative, (Brenda MOUM), who had a query dated July of 2005: related to Lephew HADDOCK and wife Ozera MCHAM. Lephew was a brother to my husbands' paternal great grandfather Clayborn Admer (C.A.)HADDOCK of Arkansas, Texas and California. We lost touch with Brenda some years ago.
Posted: October 2010


Dennis Lee Dodge
Query: my 3rd Grandfathe was George Young cc#7541, roll # 17835. His father was John Yound and spouse Martha Elizabeth Ralls and daughter Millie Ann Young married John S Chambers and their daughter Mary Jane Chambers married Thomas Dodge whose son is John L Dodge and his son is Walter A Dodge my father. I request help in estasbishing my cherokee citizenship just to belong is there any one who could get me the documents are needed.
Posted: October 2010


Crystal Dutzel
Query: I am trying to find information about my great great great grandfather, Abraham BEACH. Oral family history says that Abraham's father was of Cherokee descent and that his mother was white. It is believed that their marriage was annulled before Abraham was born and Abraham took the mother's surname of Beach. His father's surname was STEPP. Abraham was born about 1823 in either North Carolina or Tennessee. His son, Shuford Beach was born in 1851 in Tennessee.
Posted: October 2010


ruth czernicki
Query: Allie Lee (Bevins) Linville. Grandmother, Cherokee, married at 9 yr of age. off resi to Jess J Linvilee in Grady County Oaklahoma. Can not find her family side.
Posted: October 2010


Cl
Query: My ggg grandfather was Delaney TRUSLEY born abt 1821 he is full Cherokee. He served in the Civil War as a private in the 19 Kentucky Infantry Regiment. He was married to Elizabeth Sullivan and lived in Tennessee. I'm seraching for any of his family and any connection to the Cherokee Nation
Posted: October 2010


Deborah
Query: My gggrandfather Silas Munday (a slaveholders name in Virginia) was said to be Cherokee, he escaped slavery in 1812 with an African bride. They escaped slavery on a Canadian British ship and went to Nova Scotia. After arriving in Canada they changed thier name to Golar to hide from the slaveholder. Is there any others who share the same story? Does anyone know if I can trace back to the roots of Cherokee? I believe he was from Nanzatico, only a county away from where he escapted from.
Posted: October 2010


Don McGee
Query: Bratton was a Cherokee Chief whose daughter married one of my ancestors, William Webb, DOB Abt 1760. I would like her name if possible and her geneology. Thank you.
Posted: October 2010


Jodi Harner
Query: Searching for Jake Wilson. Had love affair with Hazel Harner in Washington, Indiana around 1940s. The story is he was a native american soldier, probably WWII. He and Hazel had a son, Jackie Ray, but he may not know he had a child with her. Hazel was married to another man and told no one in the family about Jake Wilson until on her death bed a few years ago. Shock to the family, but always wondered about the dark hair and eyes.
Posted: October 2010


Sheila Crawford
Query: I was born APRIL 16, 1969 at Madigan General Hosp. in Tacoma Wash. on Base. My Bio mother (TAYLOR)(army family) put me up for adoption. My adopitve mom (Madigan / Moore) swears my bio dad was full blood Cherokee. My bio mom told me she doesn't know his name. He supposedly got courtmarshalled. I just want to know my heritage for my children and grandson's sake. Does anybody recognize any of this story? Bio G Father (Taylor) supposed died late 68 early 69 .... 3 girls were born n put up for adoption I was born to Retha Taylor .. 1 born to Phyliss Taylor and 1 to N. Taylor all born spring 69.
Posted: October 2010


Lindsay Bettinardi
Query: I am looking for any information about my Great Grandmother Ethel Mae Hood-Evans of Hayti, Mo. She was married to Harrison Evans. I believe she was full blood Cherokee born sometime in early 1900 and died sometime between 1967 and 1972
Posted: October 2010


Rebecca Selsor
Query: Sarah Jane Pharis married John H. Selsor 1890 approx. Birth time. Full Cherokee. 4 Children Doris, Ora, John Henry Selsor, Mabel llll Lived in MO. IllM.
Posted: October 2010


james v owens
Query: my great great grandfather was a full blooded cherokee his name was john merideth nelson born in tennesee 1890 he left reservation when he was 13 he died in 1967 in san bernadino calif his daughter was addiline violet that was changed to viola a nelson
Posted: October 2010


Amelia Pettiss
Query: Looking to find out Indian Ancestry of my Great Grandfather Daniel Boyd Holland. He married Fonnie Paford. They lived in Louisiana. Fonnie was 14 when they married and not sure of Daniel's age - I believe 16. I have been told there is Catawba and Cherokee ancestry. My mother is Shirley Hursh Pettiss and grew up in Bastrop, Louisiana.
Posted: October 2010


Rebecca
Query: I have a greatgrandmother who was Full blooded Cherokee. I know her name, Roberta Stevens Jenkins and place of Birth: Arkansa. I have searched for her on the Dawes Rolls but I cannot find her. I want to apply for membership in the Cherokee Nation. Does anyone know how I can search better?
Posted: October 2010


Fritzi Ketcher
Query: Ketcher
Posted: October 2010


James Mitchell III
Query: I am inquiring about Martha Allen from Henderson NC or the surrounding area born in 1908 and later married to George Baskett.
Posted: October 2010


kasaundra Dunbar johnson
Query: I think we may be talking about the same person email me. Roberta June Dunbar was adoped in tulsa, ok her father was robert william dunbar called bill. her mother was dolores dunbar. we dont know what happened to dolores? bill remarred. she thankes it was to a betty? bill-was one half cherokee,her mother was full blood cherokee.she doesnt know her moms maden name she was adoped at 10 yrs old.she had a stroke,lost most of her native language she remembers playing with her brothers and sisters from bills second marrage,was bobbie ronnie-she thanks ronnie was robert- and linda.robert and dolores probely married in ok-moved to cal.where she was born in ft bragg california-than returned to ok.does and one have a clue.we dont.floyd
Posted: October 2010


lillie lampley
Query: if any one has any inforation on John T Quimby -married to Susan francis taylor -i think both was from mississippi and lated moved to Alabama - please get in touch with me i am a granddaughter of bessie Quimby Lampley from alabama - i have not been able to get any results -thanks
Posted: October 2010


Gary Rosenberg
Query: Need info' on Hosey family. On 1850 Al.census Morgan Co. info' was smudged and names were spelled wrong,it was Hossey instead of Hosey. Rahemith instead of Rahe Smith and the sons name was Smith. There was a Jesse Hosey listed in 1840 Morgan Co. but not in 1850. My ggGrandfather was Thomas Hosey,not listed on any of the Hosey family names. Family rumor has it he was full-blooded Cherokee. The Hosey family was quite extensive it included Brashears, Pearsons and others who settled in Talladega Al..There are quite a few Hoseys on the Dawes Roll but not Thomas or his family.
Posted: October 2010


judy lathrop
Query: Mary Ellen WADE: I believe Mary's mother (her name was Mary, too) became the wife of a Chief in the Cherokee tribe. Mary Ellen was born in 1834. She married "Big" Enoch Abell in 1852 (she was his second wife). --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Posted: October 2010


Brenda Coursey Cline Hizen
Query: Lottie Mae Hicks (Grandparent,Tahlequah, Oklahoma)
George Hicks(Grandparent, Tahlequah, OK)
Pauline Hicks (Mother, Tahlequah Oklahoma)
Ann Hicks Dorr (Aunt, Tahlequah, OK)
Jarrod Dorr (Cousin, Tahlequah, OK)
Herman Hicks (Uncle, Tahlequah, OK)
Carolyn Coursey (cousin)
Michael Coursey (cousin)
Paula Gilmore (sister, Tahlequah, OK)
Dylan Gilmore (nephew, Tahlequah, OK)
Spencer Gilmore (nephew, Tahlequah, OK).
Posted: October 2010


Whitney
Query: My father's name is Gerald Hogan and he lives in Georgia. His Grandmother was full blooded Cherokee and lived in the Northeaster corner of Oklahoma, at least that is my understanding. I would like any information regarding the family name Hogan. My step-father is Lakota Sioux. I know more about his side of the family than I do of the Hogan. Want to learn more. Thanks to any who can provide any information. Thx!
Posted: October 2010


Charmaine
Query: Dill, Agard, Anderson
Posted: October 2010


Renee Minor
Query: Hi there.My mother was born and raised in Atlanta,Ga.We know we have Cherokee in our heritage but aren't exactly clear as to how far back.From what I've figured so far,it looks as though it would be my Gr.,Gr.,Gr. Grandmother who was full-blood Cherokee.If this is the correct grandmother,her name was Janie Brooks Johnson(married to Millard Johnson)and possible coming from Texas to Georgia.I really hope I can find out more about her and,esp.,that I'm on the right'link'!
Posted: October 2010


Vicki Reeves
Query: Paternal grandmother, Anna Mae Jamison(1893-1993). Her mother Martha Matilda Turner-Danials (1858-1899). We were told Marthawas "kidnapped" by the Turners and only told her real name on her wedding day. An alternate version was an old Indian woman had too many children and she "gave" Martha to the Samuel Turners who raised her in Cherryville, MO. where she married William Jamison. They told her the real name was Danials and that is all we have. No first names, just that her mother was Indian and was moved by soldiers and that she gave birth to Martha on the trail. All help is appreciated. Thank you.
Posted: October 2010


Janet Ellen Hammond milner
Query: Iam looking for someone to come up with the heriage of my ancesersof John Hammond a cherokee indian there is is a cherokee relation also named James Hammond and want proof of them.... thank you also a Ida full blood in ga......
Posted: October 2010


Denisa
Query: Looking for information on Amasa Green (1831-1914) who married Henry Castle (born 1838) Amasa lived in Virginia, and died in Lawrence County, Kentucky. We are trying to confirm her Cherokee lineage and have hit a brick wall. Any help with her family would be appreciated.
Posted: October 2010


Shante Saunders
Query: I'm looking for Mahala Elliott. I was told that she was full-blooded cherokee native american. Her DOB was Oct 28, 1881. She married George Sanders who was born in 1873. They would have been from Ky. My grandfather (who is now deceased) said that she was his grandmother. I was just wondering if you could please tell me if there was even a Mahala Elliott back then, and who her parents were, if there was. Thank you so much for your time.
Posted: October 2010


Joann Watson Garrett
Query: My Grandfather name is Joseph Melton Mckennly Harwell. I was told he is full cherokee indian. I don't know much more.
Posted: October 2010


Melody Draper
Query: My Grandmother was Ruby Rosetta Yarbrough (married name was McQueen). Her parents were Jonas Earlington Yarbrough (1861- 1910) and Phoebe Lucinda Rebecca Dutton (1869-1910). Jonas's parents were John E Yarbrough (1837-1861) and Eudicia L Teague (1838-1871). Most were from around the Alabama area. Am trying to find out how much Cherokee is in the family. My Grandmother looked full, her parents died when she was only one year old. Her Grandmother was supposedly named Pretty Flower. Not much else is known. Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: October 2010


Peggy
Query: John Wesley Greathouse, William Greathouse, Cora Reed Greathouse, Samuel Reed, John Reed.
Posted: October 2010


jack c swing
Query: ella mae bell was my grt gtr greatmother i want to no if she had a roll number i beleave she was cheerokee
Posted: October 2010


Dee Dee Kelly Chiavuzzi
Query: I am looking for anyone in the Georgia area who may be related. My grandfather was Benjamin Lorraine Harris. He had a sister named Arlene Harris. I believe Arlene was a member of The Daughters of the Cherokkee Nation. Benjamin moved to Florida and married Iris Lou "Dina" Fowler and had one daughter and two sons. Last know location of Arlene Harris, was in Albany, GA.
Posted: October 2010


Travis Collins
Query: I am looking for any information on a David NESBITT who grew up on the Cherokee Reservation in North Carolina. He eventually ended up in Pennsylvania. He is my Great Great Grandfather. I am looking for any geneology before him and any additional family presently. Thank you to anyone who can give me any information at all.
Posted: October 2010


Brenda Fraizer
Query: My mother was born in Oklahoma I know she was Native American but not sure how much I am sure she had a CIB but not sure how to find that information. Her Madien Name was Betty Carlene Ogden, Gradmothers name is Pauline Wooldridge and the Native American is from her side. My grandfather's name was Carl Ogden. Can you please help me find out more infomation about my Native American Blood lines.
Posted: October 2010


Rebecca
Query: I am looking for who my great great grandmother was. All that I know is that she married a monrovian minister and her name was Minnie Bell Rhuddy (may have also been spelt Rhuddie). We know she was on the trail of tears also. If anyone knows anything, please contact me. Thank you! P.s. I am also looking for who she married.
Posted: October 2010


tim berry
Query: my great grandmother maiden name was susie rebecca vaun
Posted: October 2010


Angela Stone
Query: William Jackson Brown was my great-great-grandfather. I am searching for all descendants. Have much info to share.
Posted: October 2010


Chrissie Booth
Query: My Cherokee heritage
Posted: October 2010


Kelly Edwards
Query: I am looking for information on my great grandmother, Margaret Ellen ROGERS LAWRENCE, b. 15 Feb 1880. She is listed on the Dawes Roll card #3915, roll# 9433 as Maggie WOODALL. Starr's genealogy lists her parents as Wellington ROGERS and Mary SCRIMSHER ROGERS. She is shown on the 1890 Cherokee Nation Census as being half orphaned living under the control of Betsey BUZZARD. My great grandmother always said that Betsey walked the Trail of Tears. I would also like any information on Betsey's history. Thank you.
Posted: October 2010


Norman Cross
Query: Always told my great-grandmother was part Cherokee. She was Minnie Almadie Smith b. Aug 4 1878-Callao, Mo. d.July 15 1966-Macon, Mo. Any information on her would be appreciated. I have seen some old photos of her years ago and her facial features (high cheekbones, dark skin tone) would let someone tell immediately she had some sort of Native ancestry.
Posted: October 2010


Glenda Nichols
Query: from the state of mississippi... my grandfather was john grady brown.. his father was carl brown.. his mother was ethel boykin... he had a twin brother that died at birth... he was atleast half cherokee or more... can anybody give me information on my herritage??
Posted: October 2010


Monte McGowen
Query: my 6th gr-grandfather married a Mary Polly Crawford who on the 1802 Bowling Green Ky marriage records indicated she was from NC (1780). I found info in Illinois that her mother may have been a Wiggs (no first name). Father was James Crawford. Both he and Alex McGown were on the 1797 Tax records in BG,KY..info found in Ill. indicates Cherokee heritage. any help appreciated in locating info on Maray's mother
Posted: October 2010


Misty
Query: I am looking for info on my granfathers family. He was Cherokee. Alvin Clarence Melton, born Feb.29,1924 in Oklahoma. i know his family lived in Oklahoma. He served in in ww2 and fought at Normandy,Sicily,and in Central Europe. He had a sister named Hazel. His family moved to Texas. He was married to Cordillia Avan and they had 3 daughters. Before his marriage, He had a son named Alvin Ray Melton.
Posted: October 2010


Terry Wood
Query: My Great Great Grandmother was Winny Lowry born about 1795 North Carolina. She was daughter of William Lowry. She married George Wood 1814 in Barren County, KY. She died around 1882 in Laclede County, MO. I am interested in learning more about her and Indian heritage. Anyone that can help me? I can be reached by phone easiest way 417-468-2102 evenings or e-mail. Thanks!
Posted: October 2010


Beverly England
Query: I'm trying to help two boys, ages 16 and 18 find information on their family. I've got a lot done for them. I was told their great grandmother was full blood Cherokee. Her name was Cleavie Arvazine Handley born Sep 10, 1890 in No. Carolina. She died Sep 10 1972 in Cloverdale, Alabama. Her husband was James Andrew Myhan. I can't get beyond Cleavie and need some help. The boys and I would appreciate any help you could give. Contact me at englandc2@yahoo.com
Posted: October 2010


Bev
Query: Andrew J. Smith Born: July 11, 1884 in Booneville, MS to Jessee and Mattie Smith both Cherokee. I need more information on them. I hear they hid out in Tennessee and did not go west on the trail of tears.
Posted: October 2010


Barbara Davis
Query: The 1896 application (denied)to Cherokee Nation of my great grandfather, Adam Hindman HAMMAN, on behalf of his children, had a lineage account given by his mother, Charity Emeline (TURMAN) HAMMAN. Her last name on some genealogy info was previously also known as BROWDER and MCCANDLESS. Her mother Lucy, may have had a second marriage with William MCCANDLESS. Her dictated and transcribed statement follows. "My maiden name was TURMAN. I had one brother named Thomas TURMAN, we being the only children of Larkin and Lucy TURMAN, my mother Lucy TURMAN's maiden name being ALLISON, she being a daughter of William and Charity ALLISON, Charity ALLISON's maiden name being BROWN, Charity BROWN, being an illigitimate child of _____ BROWN. I think the name of this woman was Nancy or Jane, a full blood Cherokee Indian and the refuted father also was a full blood Cherokee Indian. The above named Nancy or Jane BROWN had one brother named Robert BROWN, they being the children of John BROWN... resided at Brown's Ferry on the Tennessee River near Chatanooga. I was born in Tennessee near the Brown's Ferry and lived there till I was about twelve years of age. I remember the family names as given above and that they were known to be Cherokee Indians. I am sixty-three years of age." She states that this John BROWN should have been on the 1836 Cherokee rolls. I have seen in posts that this John BROWN also may have been known as James BROWN and possibly related to Alexander BROWN? Do not know if this is related to Chief John BROWN of Creekpath. Have found, possible matches of given names Charity, Nancy and Robert, with last name BROWN on Freedman rolls. Any info appreciated.
Posted: October 2010


Robin Daugherty
Query: My family has traced us back to the Cherokee chief, John Ross, his first wife was Elizabeth Bowlin or Brown, I am not sure. I would like to know where I can find a geneology of this and if there is an connection to Williams. We are from Roane and Morgan County, Tennessee. Any information would surely be appreciated. Thank you
Posted: October 2010


Emily Laster
Query: Looking for nanny may arrington
Posted: October 2010


Venita(lightfoot)
Query: Allison.vickers,woodward
Posted: October 2010


Becca Fisher
Query: Looking for PHILLIPS family linked to cherokee. Deliah Rainwater married a phillips who ended up in oklahoma. I have found most links to phillips family and cherokee settled in North Carolina, Tenn, Virginia, and oklahoma. My grandparents were james and Martha (Bullard) Phillips.
Posted: October 2010


Emily Pitts
Query: My grandfather is Carl J. Pitts and his ancestors on both sides are Cherokee. If anyone has information on Winie Wadkins (who married Johnathon Pitts) or John Clay Trusty (m. Margaret McDaniel) or Alfred Rowe and Louisa Trusty, please let me know. I've got a lot of holes in my research that I just can't fill in on my own.
Posted: October 2010


Sarah
Query: Looking for information on Melinda Jane Crow, my great great grandmother. Married William David Wiggins. Daughter Lucy Ann Wiggins born 25 Aug 1901 in Waxahachie, TX.
Posted: October 2010


Paul I.
Query: I'm looking for any information, in regards to, Mollie Dawson Owens, Married to Theodore Owens for a short time. Mollie would be great great grandmother. She had a daughter by the name of Depora, Zepora, Owens, Jones, Franks. Any information pictures would be great.
Posted: October 2010


Shelley Johnson
Query: Looking for information on my great grandmother Alpha Omega Avery born in Alabama in the 1800's. I believe she had 5 sisters, with one named Phillip. She married Luis Brock and moved to Pasadena in the early 1900s. Thanks
Posted: October 2010


Sandra Salmon Rousseau
Query: I am a tiner thru my dad I was told I was 1/8 cherokee. My grandmother Swannie Tiner her Father Ransom Tiner how do I find out if this is true.
Posted: October 2010


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