February 2011 Genealogy Queries

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Debra Blount
Query: I have been told that my great-grandfather George Wash BREWER married a Cherokee indian named Mary POTEET and had children one of which being my grandfather Woodson BREWER he was married to Ethey SKAGGS we are from Kentucky.
Posted: February 2011


Becky Melville
Query: I'm searching for my GGG Grandfather Enoch Rose, his father was Frank Rose and mother Dashie his wife was Sarah Sally Bowling and their son Henry Clay Bowling. I did find another inquiry from 8/2000 but the link didn't work. My family said that Frank Rose was a Cherokee Cheif from North Carolina. I really want to learn more about them and why the didn't keep the Rose name I know that Sarah and Enoch were married. Enoch was born before 1799. Any information would be very appreciated.
Posted: February 2011


Ray
Query: Looking for any information about my Cherokee ancestors. Sara Jane Magner, married to Levi Fisher from England, gave birth to Sam(uel) Fisher 3/20/1871 in Decatur, IN - possibly lived in Batesville, AR. Any help is apreciated. Please e-mail with any info.
Posted: February 2011


M Farmer Sweeney
Query: GGGrandmother married a man by name of Farmer in NC in 1800's.
Posted: February 2011


Ruth
Query: Looking for the husband of Cynthia Katherine Carroll born 1854 in Georgia he was Cherokee. She retained her maiden name of Carroll. She had 3 daughters, who has the last name of Carroll. Lee Etta born 30 Oct 1883, Louella born abt 1884, and Ava Rilla born 20 May 1891 all born in Georgia. Her father's name Thomas and mother's name Matilda.
Posted: February 2011


Debbie Holt
Query: I'm looking for more information on Josephine Mahan Holt. Birth 1860/62 TN and death March 3, 1935. She was married to Henry Holt and the lived in Limestone County, AL. Any info would be appreciated. I was told she was full blooded Cherokee but have little more than what I've provided.
Posted: February 2011


Renee Marsh
Query: Would like to know if anyone out there has any info. on Native American Greens or Wells? Native American Smiths from Tyler Texas area? any info would help.
Posted: February 2011


Marie Shakoor
Query: My Grandmother, Emma Ross, maiden name Worthy, Worthey, Worthie, not sure of spelling is listed on the 1920 Census of Okla, Okmulgee County, as Indian with numbers in the column next to her name. As a child, I was told by my Dad that they were Cherokee. Looking for info on my Grandmother's heritage.
Posted: February 2011


Lapearl DcDade
Query: I am looking for information about a African American surname Hendrix (Hendricks) born about 1935 in Phillips Co. Arkansas and relocated to New Madrid MO. His father's name was Clem Hendricks.
Posted: February 2011


Deborah
Query: Any information would be appreciated about the Graves family or Ballinger in North or South Carolina and Tennessee. GGG..Grandmother was Cherokee.
Posted: February 2011


BJ Oxendine
Query: I am looking for info on my gg grandfather William H Thompson that married Rebeckie Rhods. Their children were William R born Dec 25, 1850 and Gaston born after that. They also had a son John? born in 1848. Both were born in NC according to the death certificate of William R. Story is that they were in the NC mountains and William R and brothers would come down to port in Wilmington NC to do trading. I have info on William R and his 2nd wife and family, but not his 1st wife the mother of 2 of his children, stephen and Nora. William H and Rebeckie would have to have been born before 1840. Any info will be appreciated.
Posted: February 2011


Brenda Storm
Query: How can I locate my great grandfather's land allotment in the Cherokee Nation. Both he and his wife were Cherokee.
Posted: February 2011


Deborah
Query: Looking for information on Plura Bays Rea. She lived in Mount Vernon Arkansas and was married to Noble Rastus Rea.
Posted: February 2011


Alice Heuser Via
Query: I am trying to find out information about my great great grandmother all we know is her name was bertha and i heard she was full cherokee and her married name was heuser.
Posted: February 2011


Judy Bryan
Query: Can you find any records for William Henry Franklin born in NC 1857. Father was Elisha Franklin (1833) and mother Malisa Watkins (1834)?? Any help would be appreciated.
Posted: February 2011


Sandy Vinzant
Query: I am looking for information of my grandmother. She was Mary Lucy Harding and she was married twice. The last time to Ora Lee O'Banion. I don't know anything about grandmother's family. All I know is her mother was Cherokee from Baxter Springs, KS area. I was born in Picher, OK.
Posted: February 2011


Judy Trent Addington
Query: Looking for info in my grandfathers cherokee heritage--his name was Rev. Carl Grant Triplett(born in Boone or Blowing Rock,NC)--his dad was Thomas Odell Triplett born in Boone or Blowing Rock--Thank you so much!!
Posted: February 2011


Btty BOLES Reasor
Query: In response to Karen BOLES PATTERSON and Carol MOSELEY queries on the family of William Madison BOLES and Eliza VICTORY BOLES. I have info on all their children but am looking for the parents of William M, BOLES. I think they were Zachari BOLES born 1807 and Charlotte born in KY. but can 't find any info on them after the census of 1860. My grandfather was Henry Jefferson BOLES tthe oldest son of William BOLES and Eliza Victory BOLES. Would welcome contact of any of the familiy.
Posted: February 2011


Jana Hicks
Query: Looking for any info on elizabeth rainwater born 1799 she married william collie she was born in north carolina first child she gave birth was prudence rainwater collie in 1821 in tennesse
Posted: February 2011


Daniel Kutrick
Query: I am from Baltimore, MD. Family tradition says we are part Cherokee--actually both sides of my family. My Dad's side--even though my surname is Polish--maintains this and I am trying to find documentation. My ggrandmom was Dolly May Rogers and claimed to be a cousin of Wil Rogers. Other names in our family here in Baltimore are Spear, Redman and Archer.
Posted: February 2011


Nolie
Query: Looking for information concerning John Jackson Welch and his Native American heritage. If you have any information you can share, I would greatly appreciate it.
Posted: February 2011


Patsy
Query: Could the name Johana COATES have a cherokee background? She was born in Louwdes, GA around 1822.
Posted: February 2011


Jan
Query: My great great grand mother georgia shoat lenapha ok and great great great uncle owen fauntleory
Posted: February 2011


Jim Hartman
Query: Lucy Tacket (Tackett?), married to Edward Bender b. 1845. Believe she may be of Cherokee or Choctaw descent. They had a son Isaac Bender b. 1871. Edward's parents were Isaac Bender b. 1793 Lancaster PA, & Rebecca Williams b. 1809 Greenbried Co.
Posted: February 2011


Laura Christy
Query: I've been told i have cherokee on both sides christy is my maiden name. Acree was my mother's. her father charles died young. have trouble finding the beginning of christy. I know we've been here since the winthrop expedition. hall, was that name. any help i would appreciate
Posted: February 2011


Dennis Dean HENDERSON
Query: I am looking for my Cherokee relations and they are;
My Great Grandma was Syriptie KEY, HAMPTON
My Grandma was Artie BELL, HAMPTON, HENDERSON
My Grandpa was John HENDERSON
Posted: February 2011


Edward Owen
Query: Owen
Posted: February 2011


Rosemary Self
Query: Looking for info on Lucy Ellen Lamb, born 11/11/1894 in San Jacinto,Calif. Said to be full blooded Cherokee. Married Thomas Mapsted 1881
Posted: February 2011


Melissa
Query: I've been told my great, great grandmother was full-blooded Cherokee. Her name was Louisa or Louiza Bird. She married a Bryant and either lived in Whitley or Pulaski county, KY. Anyone with information, and are willing to share, please contact me. Thanks.
Posted: February 2011


Patti Rau
Query: Sarah Murry born July 1842 in Georgia. She married William Reed of Kentucky. Sarah's family is Cherokee. They escaped the "Trail of Tears" and hid in the Appalachian Mountains of lower East Tennessee. We know William and Sarah had at least four daughters and one son. One of the four daughters is Lucendia Marie Reed who married Monroe M. Burrows 30 November 1888 in Walker County Georgia. Monroe and Lucendia moved to Hamilton County Tennessee. They had at least eight children; Three daughters and five sons. I am looking for information on Sarah Murry and her ancestors, as well as William Reed and his ancestors.
Posted: February 2011


Glenda
Query: I am searing for information on my ggrandmother, Mary Alice Taylor who married my ggrandfather, Henry (or Henery) McKinley Daniels. Mary Alice was born in 1868 and died June 15, 1954. Henry Daniels was born October 1850 and died May 1902. Does anyone have any information concerning these folks?
Posted: February 2011


Jasmine
Query: Grandmothers name was Billie Threet. She passed 1984. I hear my dads first cousins are still on the reservation in Oklahoma. Any info on my grandmother? Please msg me. Mahalo.
Posted: February 2011


Penny Vaughn
Query: I am searching for my Cherokee family roots. My maternal Grandmother's name was Ethel Lillian (Bishop) Thornton. She was born in either KY or WV? I only know her name, since I was adopted as an infant. She was born approximately around 1910. Would appreciate any help you could offer.
Posted: February 2011


Linda
Query: Looking for any cherokee blood in abner h dood william davis sara thomas
Posted: February 2011


Jen
Query: I am still seeking the Cherokee parents of Josephine Gipson (Sharpe). A post I put up on this site from 2003:
THOMAS MADISON SHARP(E) (from Alabama) who married JOSEPHINE GIPSON (from "somewhere out west, of cherokee indian descent"). The smallest bit of info. would be greatly appreciated.
Posted: October 2003
Posted: February 2011


Carolyn Lowrey Trantham
Query: My 3-great grandmother was Lucy Benge Lowrey. Her father John Benge was a trail leader onthe Trail of Tears. She was married to George Lowrey, Deputy Chief. They both died in Telahquah, OK. I need more information on the family history of Lucy Benge Lowrey.
Posted: February 2011


Lauren Williams
Query: I would like to know if my family and I have indian in our blood. My grand parents told me that their grand parents were full blooded indians. I am working on researching my families history.
Posted: February 2011


Heather
Query: Looking for info on grandmother was part (half?) Cherokee. Name Drusilla Day b. Aug 1915. She was adopted and her name then became Mildred Wilder. Probably Kentucky.
Posted: February 2011


C Gaines
Query: Hello: I have a question about my ancestors being listed as being mulatos, but both of their parents are listed as being black. Is there an explanation for this?
Posted: February 2011


April D Sweet
Query: My Grandma Jessie Mae Rose (Kirkpatrick) is a Creek Cherokee Indian. She gave birth to my mother, Glenda Fae Hetrick (Rose, Krimmel). My mother's brother has a card stating his portion of Creek Cherokee (Alfred Rose). So, I'm wondering what % I am of Creek Cherokee. I also understand Uncle Alfred Rose is part of another tribe as well.
Posted: February 2011


Linda Courtney
Query: I am looking for someone who is related to my grandfather, Porter Bridgeman. He married Annie Plummer from Arkansas and had 5 daughters. My mother was his first born and her name was Omega. My grandfather had a sister name Magg. He was part Cherokee and had relatives who lived in Jackson, Mississippi.
Posted: February 2011


Larry Akers
Query: I recently discovered that my great grandmother was a full blooded Cherokee. Her maiden name was Ida Izora Kidwell and was married to Oliver Henderson Akers in southern West Virginia. Ida's parents were Stephen Green kidwell 1853 - 1874 (father) and Sarah Jane Skeens Kidwell 1855 - 1918. Any additional information would be greatly appreciated. I am unsure as to what band she comes from.
Posted: February 2011


Patty Windom
Query: My name is Patty Windom. I am looking to find my grandmothers heritage. Her mother was married to a full blooded Irishman and she was full blooded Cherokee. Her married name is Chancey. Her daughter My grandmother was Abigail Chancey Hamsher. I am looking to find my hertiage so that my kids can get what there intitled too. Besides the history , the language. And everything else. Thanks
Posted: February 2011


Lapearl Mcdade
Query: I am looking for the family of Elizabeth Dismuke / Dismukes born about 1867 lived in Davidson Co.Tn.Her sibling were: David, William,Judith, and Samuel Her mother's name was Elizabeth. thanks for your help.
Posted: February 2011


Betty BOLES Reasor
Query: I am looking for my great great grandfather. He was the father of William Madison BOLES who married Elizia Ann Victory. They had four sons and four dughters whose names and dobs I have. I am sure my great great grandfather married a Cherokee woman. William M. BOLES died in 1914 and is buried at Black Creek cemetery in Robins, TN.
Posted: February 2011


Ann
Query: My daddy said his ggrandmother was cherokee. He had no name for her or his ggrandfather. The surname was spelled differently. Matthias-Mathews-Matthews & Mathis. I have only found as far back as Joshua Mathis b. in 1797, wife Martha ? b. in NC
Posted: February 2011


Jeannine Williams
Query: Looking for Freeman N. Jarrett. b1798 Va. 1st wife Sarah unk. married Elizabeth Rodgers 1851 Lawrence County ala. My mother told me she was told by her father Floyd James Jarrett that we were Black Dutch. Cant find any infor befor 1840 on eith freeman or Elizabeth b.1818 in Ala according to 1860 lawrence co ala census. Always wondered if Elizabeth could be Indian. Thank you in advance Jeannie Williams
Posted: February 2011


GIGI Kelly
Query: Sarah M. YANDELL m James Madison SMITH 10 May 1849 Morgan Co. Mo. She Cherokee Indian. fa: James B. Yandell went to Scott Co. Ark to claim Indian land after his wife Sarah Symantha died. He remarried and had additional children. Sarah M. middle intial could be Moriah.
Posted: February 2011


Renee Minor
Query: I am still trying to find any information on my gr.gr.gr grandmother on my mothers side.I've been told she was full-blooded Cherokee.Possibly she met and married my gr.gr.gr.granddad in Texas and moved they moved to Georgia soon after allegedly because her tribe or clan disowned her.I believe her name was Janie Brooks and she married a Johnson.I'm pretty sure theylived near or around Covington,Georgia but that is not for sure.Any information any of you may have would be appreciated as I want to find out so much more about my Cherokee heritage and,possibly,get listed on the register.Thanks
Posted: February 2011


Gina Arzaga
Query: They say olive smallwood from ohio married a Thornton but that they were seneca Indian but she was counted as white in the census.. how do I get thid information and is there a way to prove she was Indian? From there they went on to have My grandmother Lillian Victoria Thornton who married william Howard king and moved to Iowa..
Posted: February 2011


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