December 2013 Genealogy Queries

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Hope Pollard
Query: Looking for information on the Filey Elizabeth Coulson ( born: 1871-1962 (?) ) that married Samuel L. Clemons, of Al. I was always told of an Cherokee Indian connection, if any one can please tell me if there is Native American connections in this family in either the Coulson or the Clemons side or just any information will be greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2013


Bill
Query: Very sketchy, I know. But here goes... Father: Bill (William?) Ferguson. May have been from Princeton Missouri area or thereabouts. Cherokee lineage through him (rumor that his grandmother was fully Cherokee). Also rumor that his other grandmother may have been "Belle" (Shirley) Starr. Yes, the outlaw. Age unknown. Never knew much about him. Guessing age range would be between 75 and 90 as of 2013. Mother: Maiden name Dora "Doddie" Kirkham. Kirksville, Missouri. Great Grandfather may have been fully Cherokee. Name may have been Clinton "Red" Forest (or Forrest) or may have been from somewhere named Clinton Forest. Long shot, I know... but thanks for any info!
Posted: December 2013


Mary Poynor
Query: Would like to know if anyone has any information on Nancy or Nan Lemay or Lamey who was born in Arkansas and married to Peter Felker. I believe they are my grandparents. Nancy was said to be Cherokee Indian. Have a picture and she certainly looks like she is. I show that Nancy was born in 1858 and Peter was born in 1857. Can not find anything out about them after their 21st birthday which was on the census. Nancy's mother and father were born in Tennessee. Don't know their name though. Thanks for any help from anyone out there.
Posted: December 2013


Rhonda Ensminger Potter
Query: My great grandmother is full blooded Indian. I have a picture of her. The family says she is Cherokee. Her name was listed as LULU MAY HENDERSHOT. She was born on April 24 1888 in West Virginia with a mother listed as DENA HENDERSHOT. It also lists her as a basterd?.Another source says she was born Aug 8 1889 in West Virginia and lists her father as Jason Hendershot. ??? I Believe she was snatched. She is an Indian. There is no denying that. Jason Hendershot s first wife is listed as her mother who died with in a year. Her name was Rachel. We have been told tthat my great grandmother was forced to marry my great grandfather Fountain W. ENSMINGER, he is German. She died 12 4 1940 of a heart problems and rheumatoid arthritis. Every one is deceased. I can find no records of her. I truly believed she was snatched for some reason. They say she was a very good woman who was forced to marry a very mean man. She gave birth to my grandfather Thomas Harold Ensminger. He was a very honorable and good man who died of a heart attack and is the father of my father Windell ENSMINGER, he also passed from a heart attack and was also a very honorable and good man, the best. If you have any info please email me. I would also like to know about DNA testing as it appears everyone tried to hide the fact that she was a Native American.
Posted: December 2013


Cathy Ryman
Query: STARR
Posted: December 2013


Vicky Reichel
Query: Looking for any info on my great great grandmother Nancy Bristol, she was full Cherokee born in Tennessee she married William Lunday/Lundy, they moved to Texas and had my great grandmother Hannah Lunday/Lundy, Hannah married my great grandfather William Robert Marshall, they had 15 children and 1 of them was my grandfather Charlie Elexander Marshall. (yes, spelled with an e) 1 of my grandfathers sisters was named Malinda, she was receiving a check for being a Native American. No other info other than she was in Mason Texas abt the late 1800's or early 1900's.
Posted: December 2013


Sandra Harley
Query: Last name Shaw or Miller or Welch. My family has told me there was a member of our family on the trail of tears...but I have not been able to locate any information.
Posted: December 2013


Tana Sanders
Query: Father: WILLIE LEE SANDERS born in Shuqualak, Mississippi June 21, 1930 (mother) was RUTH GATHERIGHT (Father) MACK HENRY.
Posted: December 2013


Danita May Keith
Query: I have been researching my family line for years. I was told we have Cherokee but unable to prove/disprove. Any help would be greatly appreciated. My lines are MAY, ADKINS, GREATHEAD, DICKSON and PENNINGTON. I was told my gggrandmother, Cynthia Dickson was Cherokee, her mother, Emmaline Dickson married Jefferson Adkins...have not been able to find anything on Jefferson except he was born in 1830 in NC and died 1864 at Camp Douglas, IL. The picture I have definitely resembles Indian heritage and any help or information would be greatly appreciated. I am under the understanding that this Jefferson Adkins was only married to Emmaline Dickson. Thank you!
Posted: December 2013


William McCleary
Query: I have little info on my ancestry due to not being raised by my birth Mother. I had a Grandmother named Mary Trull, born in NC in the 1890's around Cherokee or Maggie Valley, her Mother was a Chandler, relocated to OK along with her Mother which I understand was also a Chandler. My Mother's name was Lillian and was born around 1935 0r 1936 and went by Chandler as she was raised by my Great Grandmother.
Posted: December 2013


Billy Barnes
Query: My gg grandmother was Catherine RAINWATER, b. approx. 1840. She married my gg grandfather Thomas TIBBIT, also b. 1840, on the Cherokee reservation in Oklahoma in 1868 or earlier. They settled in Miller Co., Texarkana, Ar. where she died and was buried in 1884. I'm looking for any information on her and her family and also on my gg grandfather and his family. Thank you!
Posted: December 2013


Jerry Borum
Query: John Borum, Cora Borum.
Posted: December 2013


Buffie
Query: Looking for information on Thomas Young (b.1841 NC/TN) married Sarah Arthur (1866 in KY) later married Mary Moore (1876) in Kentucky. By 1900 Mary Moore Young is listed as a widow. Thomas had 6 children; 4 by Sarah: Joseph, Molly, Margaret and Catherine. Thomas had 2 children by Mary Moore; Hiram and John. Both Molly and Hiram has listed Nat. Am. on different documents. Hiram on his WWI draft papers and Molly on her enrollment papers that were turned down. Unfortunately there is no copy of those enrollment papers. Looking to find out more on these people.
Posted: December 2013


Laura
Query: Would like to find out about my Grand Mother people they were from Mingo and Logan co WVA Her Name was Laura Workman and Her Mother Name was Henrietta Jewell and she was born in the middle of 1800 and her Grand Fa4her was Eddie Jewell thank you so much.
Posted: December 2013


Patricia Dixon LaFarr Dunaway
Query: Looking for heritage of my Paternal Grandmother. Listed as Roxie (Roxanne) Dixon. Married to Clyde L. Dixon, Springfield Ohio.
Posted: December 2013


Robin Poore
Query: I am trying to find out about my grandfather Jesse Turner Poor/e who was born September 1891 in Tazewell TN and later moved to Rockhold/Corbin Kentucky area - having problems due to the spelling as time went on -David M Poor was my great grandfather records were destroyed at courthouse and no longer exist.
Posted: December 2013


Regina Hope Cundiff
Query: Biological mother: Ruby Kathleen McCrady, Jewell, Jones. Her brothers were Samuel, Virgil, Berthal. Her sisters were Inez, Blanche, Marie, Mary, etc. Maternal Grandfather and Grandmother believed to be more than 75% Cherokee Indian heritage. Is there any thing you can do to help in my search. I was adopted at 3 days old and am having many problems in my search!
Posted: December 2013


Christina Holland
Query: Hello. My grandfather Charles Lee Donner. Told me his grand mother was a Cherokee woman. He did not know her name because the family could not pronounce it. His father was Herschel Donner. Thats all I have to go on. Not much. I did see a picture of her once though. Thank you.
Posted: December 2013


Debi Gingras
Query: Hi, I would like to know if I still have any family members left on my fathers side that I dont know. My g-grandfather was Joseph Bean, his wife was Mary. They had 2 daughters, as far as I know, Katherin and Dovey. Katherin's married name was Russell. I would like to know if I have any family that I can get to know, and learn about my lineage. Thank you.
Posted: December 2013


Renie Thompson
Query: Randolph Sells born in Gwinnett County, GA, died Ft Smith, Arkansas
Posted: December 2013


Clarence Hall
Query: According to family history and my Ancestry.com research, my 5th. Great Grandmother was a Cherokee named Judith Indian of the Cherokee Nation in Georgia. She married a white man named Thomas (Trader) Payne and had a daughter named Abigal. Judith was born in 1742 and Abigail in 1756. Abigail, my 4th Great Grandmother married Moses Ayers. I would like to find out more information such as clan, tribal name etc. if possible.
Posted: December 2013


Edith Thomas
Query: My history is such a mess considering I was adopted myself and when I found my bmother she wouldn't talk about my father. Yet here goes nothing. I found out about an aunt a month before her death and she kept repeating that my grandmother was Tonawanda(sp) daughter of a Cherokee chief and I was Cherokee. Here are some names .. WATERS Gladys, MARTIN James Clifford or J.C. may have been adopted himself. WATERS Pearl, may have been grandfather's second wife. MINTON Edith Dad'a aunt. STILLSON(?) Peggy sister to my dad MARTIN James Clifford, Jr. And the MANNING family was intertwined in some way. I was told my dad's mother died in a house fire with a very young female child when Dad was young. Dad's was in AL. and GA. and from what I understand Gladys was from GA. My dad passed in about 1972 and it mentions Peggy and a nephew attended the funeral. My mother's name was Lois Wagner (sp) and was from MI. Dad James Clifford married three times. He was also in the Navy and had seizure disorder. He had several visits to mental hospitals mostly in MI. My parents also lived in Tyler, Tx. for awhile where dad was a T.V. repair man. He was living in Cadillac, MI. when he passed. James ans Lois' children Edward Glenn, James Allen, Edith Laraine, Peggy Anne and Valerie Lynn Martin these children were removed and placed in homes in about 1964-1965. The boys were later return to home in Traverse City, Mich. The girls were adopted Peggy by herself and Valerie and Edith together. Lois and James had three more children Gregory, Nekita Darnelle, and Kimberly Kay. Sorry I don't have many dates Dad wad born in like 1927.
Posted: December 2013


Virginia Griffin
Query: My Mother always said that we were black dutch & now that I'm getting into genealogy I've read & heard that native americans claimed to be black dutch so they could own land. Does this mean that I could be part native american? As far as I'm concerned it would be an honor.
Posted: December 2013


LeAnn Cabage
Query: I have always been told my G-G Grandmother was a full blooded Cherokee. The name I have for her is Alice and she was married to Johnnie BEELER. Her DOB is Dec 5 1882 and her DOD is Mar 12 1968. She is buried in Fentress County, TN at Allardt Cemetery. I would appreciate any help in being able to put additional members into my family tree and to identify if Alice was truly a full blooded Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


Caleb O'Fell
Query: My grandmother was Herma Sarah Fish, her dad was Albert Walter Fish, and his mother was Sarah Smith, married to Mark Smith. I don't know what her maiden name was, but I figure she must have been born in the mid 1800's, since my great-grandpa Fish was born in 1898. I would appreciate any help you can give me in finding out more about my great-great grandma. I am told she was full blood Cherokee. Thank you for your time.
Posted: December 2013


Merina Martin
Query: My grandmother was Reda Buraker Lantz and was born near Big Meadow Campground in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She was told that there was Cherokee on her mother's side of the family. Her mother's name was Willie Thomas who married George Buraker. Her maternal grandmother was Virginia Thomas? who is buried in the Blue Ridge Mountains near a place called "Old Rag Top". Would anyone have any information about native Americans in that area?
Posted: December 2013


Jim Minton
Query: Julia Ann Grady b. 22 June 1837 in Alabama. Died Jan 1907. Married Bird Minton. Lived in S. Illinoise around Mounds, Ill. I do not have her parenets' names.
Posted: December 2013


Tamatha Ratliff Zeigler
Query: James Lawson Ratliff from Grundy Va and Lou Amy Stiltner Ratliff from grundy va was told they were indian and trying to find out.
Posted: December 2013


Mary Ann Gosnell Griffin
Query: My great grandma was fullblood Cherokee. Lived in Madison nic was married to maricino Norton was widowed then married Stanton. Do not know here Cherokee name.
Posted: December 2013


Jim Minton
Query: My great-great grandfather was born in Va. in 1833, name: Bird/Byrd Minton. Spouse was Julia Ann Grady born: 22 June 1837 in Alabama. They liven in Pulaski County, Illinoise. Indiactions are both were full Cherokee. Cannot find parents for either.
Posted: December 2013


Jeri McDaniel
Query: Full blood Cherokee, Minnie (?) Holton, registered her children, one named Autry Keith Holton, probably in Georgia. Family later moved to Florida.
Posted: December 2013


Christine Gonzales
Query: WHITSTONE
Posted: December 2013


Victoria Volmer
Query: Looking for information on William Henry Kingston. 1825 - 1902. He passed away in Arkansas. Some records list him as being born in Tennessee, others Illinois. He married Sarah Beard. Family lore says that he was Cherokee. Looking for information. Thank you
Posted: December 2013


Diana Gragg
Query: I'm trying to find roll information on my grandma rose marie blackburn, aka alice marie born 1920, also my great grandma rosa lingenfelter, dies at age 104 in claremore ok mvd thr from kansas on a uncovered wagon when sh was a teenager, her poss father john workman no other info on him, please help
Posted: December 2013


Mindy
Query: Hello. Trying to do a search on my family history. From stories from other family members who are now passed, I supposidly have a grandmother some generations back that was the princess (chiefs daughter). She was a little girl and walked in the trail of tears time. if there is anyone that could help me find out any of this I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you so much. Sorry this is all I know.
Posted: December 2013


Amy Hodges
Query: Needing help finding out any information on my Great Grandmother Lela Sparks. I am told she is full blooded Cherokee but we know nothing about her. On her death cert. it does not list her parents. She was born on March 25 1892 she married James Albert Hodges and they lived in Clear Creek, Texas, Leon County. She died on Feb. 15 1972. Thank You!
Posted: December 2013


Tracy
Query: Lee Curtis DURHAM-Arkansas (deceased). Eva SEABROOK- Oregon (deceased). Rose Oxford -Oregon
Posted: December 2013


Haroletta Potter
Query: Has anyone heard of Aryes Vaughan from Kentucky marrying an Indian princess from North Carolina
Posted: December 2013


Linda LABBEE HOWELL
Query: Am looking for more info on Minerva Louisa Edna Mae Luccresse (Jane) WILLIS f. Richard William WILLIS, m. Martha SMITH (SMYTH). She married Thompson Little MORGAN. Thompson's f. William Green MORGAN, m. Nancy Agnes Keith, Nancy's f. James Peter KEITH m. Rebecca Elisabeth COUNTS. KEITH'S are supposed to be close to full-blooded Cherokee, but not on Rolls as I can find, because they had moved to Mo. before or during TRAIL OF TEARS. Chief's of Tribe were GARDNER, HARRIS, & BEVERLY BAKER NORTHUP. Am member of Northern Cherokee Nation of the Old Louisiana Territory, but they are not Federally recognized, and my family has always claimed Cherokee blood, MORGAN side does also. Edna WILLIS MORGAN'S photo shows her as being Indian. Would just like some definant proof of Cherokee blood and what percentage.
Posted: December 2013


Deanna McKERLEY DeVORE
Query: The name is Laveda COX. She is the Mother of Della Mae TINCHER McKERLEY. of Aubrey, Texas. Buried in Lubbock Texas.Who was my Grandmother. Married to Butler McKERLEY, my Grandfather & had 2 sons, Tincher McKERLEY, & Billy Dean McKERLEY, my Father. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Deanna DeVORE
Posted: December 2013


Dana Gantz
Query: My mother was born April 22, 1966 her father was pureblood Cherokee living in Oklahoma. Father denied being biological father. Mother gave child the last name of massey older sibling's last name. Name was changed to cantrell later mothers maiden name. Can anybody recall?
Posted: December 2013


Josephine
Query: Looking for my grandmother Minnie McGowan (Lawrence)'s parents, I was told she was Cherokee, not sure how much
Posted: December 2013


Anita Wilhite
Query: I have reached a dead end on my mothers side of the family and she as well as most of her relatives are gone. She always told us we are the descendants of a Cherokee princess. The last name I have been able to find is Rance SPENCER and his wife Ann. Ann, we were told, was her English name, however I can find no records of them. Their offspring were from the Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio area. Their daughter, Matilda SPENCER, married into the DETTY family. If anyone can help me, I would really appreciate it.
Posted: December 2013


Marcus Moss
Query: I am looking for info on my great grand mother. Her name was Mollie (Molly) Gaddis Ratcliff. I was told that she was a enrolled member of The Eastern Band Of the Cherokee Indians, located in Cherokee, NC. She died around 1964. Any info about her or her family is appreciated.
Posted: December 2013


Cheryl
Query: Looking for info on ancestors surnames Sugg(s) and Utie
Posted: December 2013


Alice Perry
Query: I am searching for my Greatgrandmother, Mary Jane Todd, who was married to William Bedford Durham. She was born around 1852. Who were her parents?
Posted: December 2013


Viola K (Hallsey) Cooper
Query: Looking for ancestors Cliff Hallsey (army veteran) his mother Emma Hallsey and his sister Viola Hallsey. Oklahoma City Cherokee/Blackfeet descent.
Posted: December 2013


ROBERT MOSS
Query: I am searching for any information on my gggrandmother. I only have her daughters name, my great grandmother. Her name was LUCY DUNCAN BROWN born in Danville Va in the late 1800s. Supposedly my gggrandmother was married to a Cherokee tribesman.
Posted: December 2013


Pam Jones
Query: Looking for information on James Andrew Jackson BREWER said to be full Cherokee. (Great Grandfather to me). Father died when he was 12, Mother remarried and step father kicked him out. He had a younger sister. He did not register on the rolls kept moving till he met my Grandmother and married her.
Posted: December 2013


Kathleen Ellis McDougal
Query: I have been told all my life that my grandparents adopted a Cherokee girl into their family. This girl later married into the family, according to what I have been told. I think it might have been John H. Dunbar and his wife Sarah Lowe Dunbar, both of whom were born and lived in North Carolina, who adopted her. I want so much to learn my Indian heritage. Please send me any information you might have. Thanks in advance.
Posted: December 2013


Janet Taylor
Query: I am looking for information, my fathers sister told me my grandfathers mother or grandmother was full blooded Cherokee. Believe her name possibly Rachel Forrest married to a John C Dodson in Kentucky in early 1800's.
Posted: December 2013


Billy Lynn Hale
Query: I am looking for a Cherokee connection to the Sinks family line. My great grandfather was Lafayette Sinks(Sept. 1847). I was told there is a Cherokee connection- just can not find it. It could be on my great grandmothers side- Sidney Elizabeth Mandrell- Her great grandmother on her fathers side was Sarah Youngblood (1775) and her father was David Youngblood (1749). Thank You.
Posted: December 2013


Darlene Goudie
Query: Darlene Subers is my maiden name. Dad is James Gregory Subers, mother Alice Elaine Barnhill. Grandparents Vitial Morris Barnhill and Ruth Marie Cox. James author Subers and Dorris Mae shaw.
Posted: December 2013


Richard Longo
Query: Through my moms side her grandmother was Mabel Beaver born appx 1890's she had 11 children 1 living this is as far as we have been able to trace back. and a Warren Beaver was her brother ? I would greatly apreciate and help since many of our relatives deny ANY native blood but a few do say we have it and Mabel looked pure blood from family photos.
Posted: December 2013


Lori A. Fox
Query: I know that I have alot of Cherokee in my family. The surnames would be Thornton, Turner, Burnett, Finley and Martin.
Posted: December 2013


Kristy Goss Howell
Query: Family history says that my Great-great grandmother, named Clarissa Tankesley, was full-blood Cherokee born in Tennessee in 1820ish. She married Allen Elston Goss in Greene County, Missouri in 1941. I want to verify that she was Cherokee, and anything about her family-father, mother, siblings. My great grandfather, her son, was David Long Goss, and reportedly had very Native American features-high cheekbones, dark hair----much like me.
Posted: December 2013


Ray Wofford
Query: My great great great grandad, Isaac WOFFORD is said to have married a Cherokee lady and her name is only recorded as Nancy. Shortly before the trail of tears they moved to Mississippi. His son came back and is buried in Landrum S.C. This all the info I have and know it is not much. The WOFFORDS moved into the upstate of south carolina and surrounding areas in the late 1600's. Any info would appreciated.
Posted: December 2013


Sterling Respass
Query: I am trying to obtain more information on my gggrandmother Mary Jane Ledden (born 1845 in Gosset, Darke County, Ohio) married Daniel Chidester during civil war. Mary was full blooded Cherokee. I have theorized that her family was of eastern Cherokee prior to trail of tears...but have no proof. Much of my information regarding her has come from her depositions for civil war pension; which were verified by government during that time.
Posted: December 2013


Julia Hasley
Query: Is surname Hasley in Cherokee Heritage records. I have been told my father was half Cherokee from his fathers side and they are both deceased. Chief Ramsey name has been talked about by my step-mother.
Posted: December 2013


Michael Nance
Query: Grandmothers maiden name was Mabel CRAIG and was born in the Quapaw area of Northeast Oklahoma around 1889. Great-grandmothers surname was WALKINGSTICK. Trying to find out if any of our ancestors on the Dawes Rolls in Oklahoma.
Posted: December 2013


Kathy
Query: My grandmother was Della Craig from Georgia Her grandfather was chief Moy Toy. She married a Thurston and lived in South Carolina. Nancy Ward is also related. Della's father is Robert Craig, I am sure. Della was indian and her husbands lines are Turner, Pruitt and Thurston. All the family lines listed I have been told were Indians.
Posted: December 2013


Cheryl P.
Query: My gg grandmother was adopted and I believe she is the source of any Cherokee heritage. Her name is Mary Charewatha Broadway. Born in 1872, in Missouri. She was adopted by Richard Boon and Susannah Haycock. I have no natural paternal information. Please let me know if you need anything else? I hope there is some information.
Posted: December 2013


Mike Brown
Query: I would like any information about my grandmother's family. Her name was Clara (Mitchell) Boykin from Oklahoma and Dallas area. Her mother's Cherokee name was Muddy Waters I was told.
Posted: December 2013


Susan Trusty
Query: Looking for any connection to John and Susa(sp?) Trusty that left Kentucky/Tennessee area prior to Trail of Tears. They settled in Wright County Missouri, I believe.
Posted: December 2013


Anita S. Auchard
Query: Grandmother Willa Jeffy Jennings on father's side. Cannot find anything past her. Her father was to be full Cherokee. She was married to Anno Joseph Saucier and she died in Dec. 1972. I know we had family from Louisiana, but can't seem to find any thing else.
Posted: December 2013


Janet Gowan Mathis
Query: Looking for info on Potters of Cherokee Nation who lived near Madison County (Hot Springs), NC. Married into the Gowan or McGowan family.
Posted: December 2013


Michele B.
Query: I am looking for info on my great great grandmother Susan blackfoot. Husband not sure but son William Manning.
Posted: December 2013


Gloria Parker
Query: James Wiley Coleman was born in the @1880 as far as we understand as a half Cherokee with th last name chisium/chizium. His father brought him to his white mother and her new husband around the time of th trail of tears, gave him th name Jim, that was th last time he saw him. We lost our history that day. Havent bn able to find out anything since.
Posted: December 2013


Robert Hancock
Query: My Grandmothers name was Priscilla Buster, I was told she was Cherokee but unable to find anything out I know we have Native American, I just need to know.
Posted: December 2013


Sabra Allen
Query: I am looking for info on my paternal grandmother. My father said she was full Cherokee. Her name was Opal Kirk and she married Wilson Darby near Madison WVA. I once thought I found her name on the Dawes Rolls. Thank you so much.
Posted: December 2013


Amanda
Query: My grandmother Lorraine Allen or Allan? Most of her life was embarrassed to be Indian so she never disclosed about her side of the family I came late in her life she died when I was 3 I would love to know about 1/2 of me.
Posted: December 2013


Randall Lewis Box
Query: My birthdate is Dec 3rd 1968, my fathers name is Melvin Lewis Box, he is from Fellsmare Florida that is the extent of the family information I have on his side of the family other than that he is of Cherokee descent from his mother who was full blooded indian. He had two wives before he met my mother and had three daughters and a son by them as well as the three daughters and me by his 3rd wife (my mother).
Posted: December 2013


Cheryl Baker
Query: Looking for information on my grandmother. Thelma Beale from around Normal Illinois married Byrd Frank Cremeens.
Posted: December 2013


Delma Bailey
Query: MINNIE KIRBY Married to George L Thomson in 1923 in Mercer county WV. Looking for her parents and a connection to the indian rolls. Could be either Cherokee or Choctaw.
Posted: December 2013


Bonnie Gallimore
Query: My fathers grandma LULA GIBSON was full blooded Cherokee she was born in 1852 and died in 1953 but that is all I can find on here they lived in Kentucky but Gibson was her married name I have searched for months and cant find any other info on her I would like to find out more on my indian blood but I am stuck.
Posted: December 2013


Mahlon Eudene Griffin
Query: Mother was Ozell Elizabeth Woods, daughter of Samuel Woods (German descent) and Bette Holman (full blooded Cherokee?). family history says white but we know how integration was needed so the white man could not break up the family. please clarify linage, thank you. family member has picture definitely showing native Americans in front of a log cabin.
Posted: December 2013


Diane Richardson
Query: My great grandmother was Cherokee I believe the following is about her parents. The Franklin County, Alabama, section of the U.S. GenWeb Project, a volunteer ... inFranklin Co., AL Listed on 1860 census: John NORMAN, wife Nancy ...... b. circa 1823, MD, married, circa 1846, to Alice L> MIDDLETON, b. circa 1824, in SC. .... are believed to have been full blooded Native Americans, possibly Cherokee. Her Name of Nancy J Middleton but there is a lot of misinformation on the internet about her.
Posted: December 2013


Sandi Herbst
Query: I'm searching for information regarding my biological father, Jake Knight. He is deceased passing away near Monticello, Arkansas in the early 2000s. He worked in Colorado around October 1961. My mother's name is Willda Ritter Dornan.
Posted: December 2013


John M. Pavey
Query: My great grandmother was part Cherokee, her married name is LILLIAN McFARLAND, her mother was named FLORIDA LILLIAN was born circa 1886-1963. That is about all the info I have. I would like to know the Cherokee blood line.
Posted: December 2013


Susan Foltin
Query: Looking for information about Cosby GIBSON born around 1876 in Virginia. Parents are believed to be Workman GIBSON (1840) and Elizabeth COLLINS (1841). Cosby GIBSON eventually married Washington "Wash" COLLINS (1866) and had at least 4 children (Siller, Bradley, Sherman and Pearl). We believe Cosby, Workman and or Elizabeth GIBSON to possess Cherokee blood. I can find no record of Cosby in the census - but many of the 1880's were destroyed.
Posted: December 2013


Sherryann Pardee
Query: My Grandmother QUEEN KICKLIGHTER I was told, was Cherokee. She lived in Cobbtown, Ga. Born in the 1900s. Married to JOHN SEWELL. She had 7 children, Lance Sewell, Buddy Sewell, Hilda Sewell, My Mother, June Sewell, Betty Jean Sewell, Kitty Sewell, & Jimmy Sewell. Appreciate your time.
Posted: December 2013


Douglas Smith
Query: William Ralph Cole my father was born in 1926 in Arkansas to Cherokee mother and adopted by Herbert A. Smith from Texas.
Posted: December 2013


Rebecca Hudson
Query: Looking for anything for James Patterson Hudson or Mary Jane Angel from Boone county, WV. Both were born around the year 1900 to Cherokee women and white men.
Posted: December 2013


Kathryn Butterfly-Biles
Query: My great-grandfather was named William (Bill) Evans who always stated he was Choctaw. He married Martha Jane Davis who identified as Cherokee. From Madison County Arkansas, namely the small town of Pettigrew. Both of these names are on the respective rolls where they were enrolled as infants. My grandmother, their daughter, was named Inda Parlee Evans and married David S. McAdoo who was from Tennesee and also identified himself as Cherokee. They both had coal-black hair and dark skin. I don't have the money to use the genealogy site. So if you have any of these family names I would like to hear from you.
Posted: December 2013


Linda Sharp Smith
Query: I decend from Isaac Sharp and Elizabeth (Betsy) Ross. I have been told that Betsy was the sister of John Ross. I would like to confirm this fact. My Husband Decends from Jessie Brock.
Posted: December 2013


Paula Hopper
Query: I am searching for information on Mary Moore, my g-g-g grandmother, who was married to Elijah Palmer. She is #2218 on the Hester Roll. I am also looking for any information on Margaret Shipp who was married to Joseph D Baker. I haved been told she was Cherokee Indian and would like to verify this. She is another of my g-g-g grandmothers.
Posted: December 2013


Allen Phillips, jr
Query: I'm related to Silas Rogers. I forgot the middle initial.
Posted: December 2013


Katie
Query: Looking for picks or family decendents of Mary Elizabeth Green who was a eastern Cherokee indian born december 18, 1889 Sevier, Tennesse died in hospital at Buncombe, Ashville, North Carolina of heart renal disease July 29, 1945. or decendents of her father James/ Jim Green born january 1849 haywood county or canton north carolina believed to have died in sevier, tennesse. and mary's mother believed to be Jims first wife Nancy Jane Elizabeth Whitted/ Whitehead/ Witted who was believed to be born in tennesse but not sure or any of her dates except her marriage date. also looking for more decendents and info on William Thomas Mitchell Mary's husband who was mixed eastern Cherokee and northern Irish decent. born June 29, 1886 waynesville, haywood county, north carolina died december 19, 1936 Rosman, Transylvania County, North Carolina. parents Thomas Zachariah Zachary Mitchell Mary 15, 1861 Waynesville, haywood county, north carolina died April 14, 1925 Rosman, Transylvania county, North Carolina and Ida Fey Whitted / Whitehead/ Witted born July 6, 1861 Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina died March 24, 1923 Hozetwood, Haywood County, North Carolina. (Mary and her husband's mothers were first cousins as their mothers fathers were brothers). Also trying to look for any info on jim/ james green's parents what their names were i heard they were believed to be born in nc around canton or something
Posted: December 2013


Phyllis Mullins
Query: I am looking for information on my gr gr grandmother, Byre McDonald. She married a McDonald. She was full blood Cherokee from the Macon, GA area about the time of the Civil War. Then moved to Boone County Kentucky after. I have no idea if Byre was her Cherokee name or not.
Posted: December 2013


Kassandra Clay Kouplen
Query: I am trying to find more information on the Clay's. I know that my great great great grandfather Henry Clay died in 1865 and his wife grandmother Susie Christie Clay died in 1901 and are both in our family cemetery in Cherokee county, ok. I have ten generation into the Christie's and would like to know more on the Clay side. If you can help please email me.
Posted: December 2013


Nikki Nunn
Query: William Crawford Sr. all your children who were living on May 28, 1906, giving their ages:
1. Will James Watson - 41 years - born Dec 14,1866
2. Sue Frances Watson - 33 years - born Jan 4, 1874
3. Lizzie Watson - 31 years - born Mar 20, 1876
4. Preston Watson - 29 years - born May 10, 1878
5. Thomas Monroe - 27 years - born Dec 8, 1880
6. Benton P Watson - 24 years - born Jan 18, 1883
7. Ada Watson - 22 years - born Feb 26, 1886
8. Eva Watson - 20 years - born Apr 26, 1887
9. Martin Luther - 15 years - born Aug 20, 1889
10. Martha Needham - 13 years - (grand daughter)
Posted: December 2013


Camella Pennington
Query: I am looking for any information on Emiline Prichard, I was told she was born on Trail of Tears. She was married to Richard Treat. Any information appreciated!
Posted: December 2013


Sandra James
Query: Matilda Richardson was her Americanized name. She was born around the 1820's and was not transfered on the Trail of Tears. She married a "John or Thomas" or it could be John Thomas Richardson in the 1840's. Her grandson was Benjamin Richardson and great granson was Ambrose Richardson born around 1901.
Posted: December 2013


Diane Chamberlain
Query: Looking for WILLOX, PAYNE OR PAIN family from North Carolina.
Posted: December 2013


Denise Chunestudy
Query: I am looking for any information on my g grandmother family. Her name was Mary Smoke. I have been told her father was Alex Smoke and her mother was Betty Constitution. Smoke Chunestudy was her first born and my grandfather. Mary Smoke shares the same roll number of my g grandfather Jalum Chunestudy. Any Chunestudy prior to 1900's would be appreciated as well.
Posted: December 2013


Vickie WIMBLEY
Query: I have always been told that my grandmother was a Cherokee princess. How do I find out? Myrtle Mae HILL, born: 1903.
Posted: December 2013


Lynnette Palms
Query: My ancestor was a Cherokee woman (not sure of her name) who was on the Trail of Tears then later on married a man by the name of John Brown and settled in Tennessee.
Posted: December 2013


Larry Brincefield
Query: Has the name BRINCEFIELD come up in any Native American geneaology searches? Also maternal side - Gross or Grose.
Posted: December 2013


Esther Reid
Query: Looking for information on Frank Irving Byram. Not sure if that was his given name at birth or what. I am just told he was born on reservation in NC. Maybe in the late 1800s. He is my great-grandfather.
Posted: December 2013


Marilynn Varner
Query: Last name Lockridge.
Posted: December 2013


Kara Helton
Query: I am looking for a woman known as Tennessee Collins, she was my GG grandmother suppose to be full blooded Cherokee and her name was Tennessee Collins.
Posted: December 2013


Angela D Stull
Query: Great grandfather named GEORGE RITCHIE from Kentucky. Grandpa's family never talked about being native american, so we don't know much. Married Ogea Risner. We were told we were Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


Rebecca Blake
Query: Walter Jenkins is my great grandfather and it is said he was full Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


Betty Barrows
Query: My husbands gggrandfather was married to a Cherokee, we believe her name was Lucinda or Rebecca. His name was John Menton Winnett.
Posted: December 2013


Jerami Anne Gass-Hawkins Preslar
Query: My Great Grandmother Mary Elizabeth Dyer Jones I would love to know about her family history with the Tribe. Nobody knew an awful lot that was able to pass down the information and are now passed on. My cousins and I would LOVE to know more! My Dad also was from Cherokee decent his name is Jerry Wayne Gass. Any information would greatly be appreciated!
Posted: December 2013


Kellie Blakeley
Query: Looking for information on William MCDANIEL/MCDONALD from Chota, NC around 1768. Married Tso-Wa-Yu-Ga (What does her name mean?) Their son was William McDonald, born in Ooltawah, TN in 1796, died in Hamilton (District 27), TN in 1859. Daughter Minerva Ann was born in TN in 1831, and died in Rusk, TX in 1896. They were either denied registration on the rolls, or they voluntarily excluded themselves.
Posted: December 2013


Mark Toney
Query: I'm looking for ancestral history on my grandmother, Lassie Chambers, maiden name White, born around 1910 in NE Tennessee, Tri-cities area. From what I've been told her great-great grandmother was Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


Robin Santos
Query: My family surnames are: Fouts, Smith, Lynch, Medley, Snow, Curtis, Wheeler, Merrill, Estes. My 4th Great Grandfather David Fouts is in the history books for his stories of his struggle on trail of tears. Looking for more info. on my Great Grandmother, Gladys Lynch who was married to Lafayette "fate" Fouts. They lived in OK, MO and KS most of their lives. Also looking for more info. on my GGrandmother Susan Charity Estes. I was told she was full blood Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


James jenkins III
Query: JAMES ROBERT JENKINS from Rutherford County, North Carolina.
Posted: December 2013


Virginia J. House
Query: Trying to find any record of marriage of Little Wren (Cherokee) to a Martin. My grandfather was Seth Thomas Martin, and his father was Robert Holland Martin, and not sure who his father was but came through SC and was told he swapped a horse and knife for Little Wren. Please help. Applying for my Cherokee Indian Status. My name to be Ginger Little Wren House French after my ? great grandmother who was full blooded Cherokee.
Posted: December 2013


Jgaskins
Query: Leola revels my grandmother and my mom is Patricia Lott. We are Indian and would like to know some of the history.
Posted: December 2013


Br. Ron Fender
Query: I am seeking any information about my great grandmother, Laura Huntsinger. She married John McIntyre in Madison County, NC. She had at least four children before the marriage and had one son after the marriage, my grandfather.
Posted: December 2013


Sandra Leftwich
Query: I am looking for information regarding Lewis McDaniel who was born in 1805. From what I have found, he could have been related to Standing Turkey or Old Hop. I feel that he may be a descendant of Su-Gi and William David McDaniel. My great grandmother looked very Cherokee, but a lot of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were redheads, as am I. Cannot find the connection. Lewis McDaniel lived in Mossy Creek, TN and died in 1878.
Posted: December 2013


Steve McCall
Query: Looking for any and all info for my great great grandmother Mary Katherine Shoaf. According to family history she was full blooded Cherokee and came from either North or South Carolina and married James Beeson and finally settled in Indiana. She was born in 1854 and died in 1937.
Posted: December 2013


Carlletta Maxwell Leslie
Query: Looking for information on my great great great grandmother, I was told she was a Cherokee princess. Her name is Vialetta or Violetta VanHorn. All I know she married a white man.
Posted: December 2013


Shaline McGowan Noonan
Query: My most recent full blood ancestor was 5 generations back, according to my mother. I'd like to know the story of our family. My great grandparents were Samuel and Sarah Ragsdale, that's as far back as I know. They were from Idaho. Hope you can help!
Posted: December 2013


Mark Holmes
Query: My Grandmothers name is Minnie Guess and she had a sister, Sally. They are related to George Guess (Guest) Sequoia. I believe they are his grandaughters. Any help would be awesome.
Posted: December 2013


Judy Burrough Mills
Query: My great grandfather John Burrough married a Cherokee lady. I believe her name was Susanne Manchu (I don't know the right spelling) They lived in Texas. All that I know was that she died sometime in the 1920's. I would like to find out if there is any records of her. She was in her late 80's or early 90's when she died.
Posted: December 2013


Kim Harris
Query: Finch Lundry Smith Cartright
Posted: December 2013


Benny
Query: Benjamin Brackett Family located in East TN lived some time in Hamilton County TN. Any connection please contact me.
Posted: December 2013


Kate
Query: Does anyone have information on Thomas Henry STEVENSON, 1841-1936, from Hamilton County, Ohio (possibly Springdale), and who lived most of his life near Tuscola and Arcola, Illinois?
Posted: December 2013


Pamela McCarthy
Query: I was recently told that I have Cherokee blood on my father's side. I don't know if it is through my grandfather or my grandmother. My grandfather was Ernest McCarthy and my grandmother Anna Macek from Baltimore MD. I was told that there was a Cherokee child that was adopted into the family and then married someone in that family.
Posted: December 2013


Kolkom
Query: If a person does not develop those social abilities, it is dangerous for him to have a lot of money.
Posted: December 2013


Greg Aery
Query: My grandmother lucyMarie Laughlin Roberts lived in Crowder, OK the man she was married too was William Tommy (wt) Roberts. He was a pastor. The report is that my grandmother had an affair with a full blood Cherokee, name unknown and became pregnant with my mother in late 1942. My grandmother was shipped off to her sisters in Stigler, OK to have the baby and my aunt was the only one who knew and had told her daughter who in turn told my mother this last summer. Everyone who knew the truth is now deceased. I do not hold much hope of finding out who my grandfather is but needed to try any way. If anyone has any information I would greatly appreciate knowing. I don't care about being on a roll nor do I wish to dishonor memories of our loved ones but man I would really like to know where I fit.
Posted: December 2013


Diana Brown
Query: Looking for any information on possible Cherokee heritage. Surname: BROWN possible given names: Joseph, William, Emma, Hugh, Robert, Edward. Perhaps from Kentucky or surrounding areas. I am the daughter of Robert. When I was small, my grandfather, Hugh had the head of the Cherokee nation send me a headress and letter stating my Cherokee name: Mountaindawn. Any information is greatly appreciated.
Posted: December 2013


Cindy Perkins
Query: I'm looking for info on my great-grandmother...a full blooded Cherokee who's white name was Alice Butler. She was adopted by a white family (in Virginia I think) who ran a logging camp, which is where she met & married my great-grandfather James Venoy Vaughn. They had 5 children: Lettie Mae, Ida Delight, James Butler, Hiley, Maggie Irene, Arvill, and Jewel Bernice. Alice died when Jewel was 2 or 3 years old and James died when Jewel was 8 years old. Jewel was raised by my grandmother (Hiley) and my grandfather (J.C. Haun) in a two story log house in Kingsport that belonged to Alice and James Vaughn. My great-grandparents (Alice and James) lived in an area of Kingsport, TN called Long Island of the Holston (river) near Eastman Chemical Company. Long Island was a sacred council and treaty site among the Cherokee and is now a U.S. national historic landmark. Unfortunately neither my grandmother (Hiley) or any of her siblings kept up with their family history enough to know their mother's (Alice) Indian name or tribe, which is the info I'm searching for now.
Posted: December 2013


Jennifer Comeens
Query: Hi All, I am wondering if anyone has information on SNOWING FROST, 'RAKE' RIDDLE or FROST'S from Benton/Anderson/Knox Counties in Tennessee or Frost's originally from the Virginia area? Snowing, b. 1798, was part Cherokee and Rake was full-blooded, both lived in the William B. Bankhead National Forest (Lawrence/Winston Co, AL) and owned land there as well. I am striving to find their Cherokee roots. Time periods: 1790-1850 Mississippi Territory.
Posted: December 2013


Vicki Wilson
Query: I am trying to find out more info on the name Wix. My husband grandmother had this name and she was full Cherokee. I can't seem to find out anytihng on her, Her husbands name was Broutus G Wix I am not sure what The grandmathers name is, but she had a brother named Herman Wix. I may have the spelling a bit off. If you can please help.
Posted: December 2013


KAREN HARRIS
Query: WHITEFEATHER my great great great grandfather. name change to WHITE, his son HENCY CLAY WHITE - died 1880 KANSAS. suspicious death. his son LOUIS WHITE was raised by Granfather Whitefeather - he wore braids spoke Cherokee and they trained and raised horses for the US CAVALRY IN FORT. SCOTT KANSAS. Supposedly LOUIS WHITE'S mother was HARRIET BURROWS.
Posted: December 2013


Charles Phillips
Query: America Nettles married to a Phillips
Posted: December 2013


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