September 1998 Genealogy Queries

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Allison Bailey
Query: Davis, Flordia Rebecca Jane - Full blooded Cherokee Indian who married Hood Davis (a Baptist Preacher) in the late 1800s in North Carolina. She fled from her husband with her 5 children (Mattie, Callie, Luther, Tom, and Jefferson) to Tennesse (around 190) and lived in Etowah (McMinn County), TN until she died ~1946. Her son, Jefferson A. Davis, was my great-grandfather. I am searching for information about her, her parents, or siblings. I am also seraching for information about Hood Davis.
Posted: September 1998


John Steveson
Query: Steveson
Posted: September 1998


Glenna Callahan
Query: Houston, Bills, Chism
Posted: September 1998


Emily Boyd
Query: Mary Ellen Talley born in Tennessee, m. Thomas Jacob Sansom, probably in Kentucky, later moved to southern Illinois. After the death of Thomas, Mary Ellen married a Mr. Culp (or Colp), believed to be buried near Carterville, Ill.
Posted: September 1998


Barbara Giddens
Query: I am searching for relatives with surname of Stroud and Barnhill.
Posted: September 1998


Sharon Blake
Query: Arden/Ardent/Arder, Ozment: Martha Arden was a full blooded Cherokee Indian, niece of Chief Keoto (sp?) She was born in 1757 in North Carolina. She married James Henry Ozment. Any info or suggestions for searching 1757 time frame.
Posted: September 1998


Laura Welch
Query: Welch
Posted: September 1998


Jean Cloke
Query: Artemesa Pryor DOB 05/19/1838, married Jacob Alexander Sigmon on 12/06/1859 in Lyking Co., KS Terr. She was his second wife. His first wife was her aunt, Elizabeth Powell. Artemesa and Alex (Jacob) lived in Linn Co. near LeCugne until shortly after the Civil War. They had 8 children. One of their daughters, Rhoda Ann Sigmon Dibler, was my great-grandmother. Family history has always said that Artemesa was full-blood Cherokee. I have a picture of Rhoda Ann and she looks very much like a Native American. Artemesa died 02/06/1875 in Benton Co., Ark. I have searched the Dawes list on Nail with no result.
Posted: September 1998


Bob Edmonson
Query: Sarah Jane Swetson or Sweton born in Indiana in 1828 and died in Arkansas I believe January 25, 1919. She married James M. Goodwin and is my great grandmother and I have no information on her of any kind. I would like as much information as possible. I have been advised that she was a full blooded Cherokee.
Posted: September 1998


Ella Jean Hoyt
Query: Elden Le Roy Hoyt born July 10th,1923 at Ringwood, Okla. to Glen and Goldy Percy Hoyt. There were 3 other children and Glen Hoyt has the #300 above his name on Elden Hoyt's birth certificate. Elden died on July 29, 1973 at Palmdale CA. Elden was my father and I know that there was a set of twin boy cousins approx. age now would be around 53 years of age. Merle Hoyt a brother of Elden died in CA in 1997. I have lost all contact to my birth family (Hoyt). My grandparents (above) last live in Hutchinson, Kansas before they passed away.
Posted: September 1998


Rose Van Veen
Query: Alford, Marshall, Squyres, Messer, Fredrick, Cox
Posted: September 1998


D. Pratt
Query: Kindred, Wallace
Posted: September 1998


Lisa Parsley
Query: Thacker, May
Posted: September 1998


J. Spencer
Query: Looking for an Ara Jones, married Bill Jones near or around Red Bird, Ky.
Posted: September 1998


Tawnia Landskroner
Query: John Shank Jarrett born in 1870's had a daughter named Susan Okley Jarrett born in 1900, my g grandmother. I am told she was of Cherokee descent. I am not sure if it from her mother's side or father's side. Her mothers name was Frances Ella Spaulding born in 1871 parents were Rod Hamm Spaulding and Julia Spaulding. John's parents names were Blossom and Jane Jarrett.
Posted: September 1998


Sharon Ko
Query: Ella William born around Muskogee or Stigler, OK Sept 8, 1997-98. She married Hartford Columbus Mathis. Also Emma Thompson who married James A Mathis. And Nancy Reed from around Susie City and married Toby Preston. Looking for any relatives.
Posted: September 1998


Roy Ewing
Query: Mary Jane Swift: Born Aug 22, 1824 in NC. Married Tom W. W. Schrimsher. Moved to GA around 1848. The family was listed on the 1850 Cherokee census in GA. Mary Jane was listed as "half-blood", though some sources indicate she was full-blood. This family moved to Lavaca County in TX around 1852. I am seeking any information on her parents or siblings. If you have any information on Will Roger's mother, Mary America Schrimsher, you might have some mention of Tom Schrimsher, and possibly Mary Jane, as Tom was reportedly related to this Schrimsher line. Will of course be willing to share all information I have.
Posted: September 1998


Jim Pritchard
Query: Elizabeth J. Sturdy is an ansestor. She was born in Barry Co. MO on May 10, 1847. Elizabeth died on Dec. 12, 1939 in Sanger, CA. Who were her parents and were they Cherokee Indians?
Posted: September 1998


Cat Hammond
Query: Any information on Chief Glass (around 1800 or before), Menura Isabell Glass (daughter), John Chrstopher Lane (raised by Cherokees), Melvina Gilley. I am anxious to prove Cherokee ancestry.

Surnames:Hayward, Gilley, Lane, Glass
Posted: September 1998


Glenda
Query: Charles Talley b. 5-30-1862 in Oklahoma Territory father Joseph, mother Sarah.
Posted: September 1998


Nancy Brown
Query: Have posted query already looking for info. on great grandmother, Nancy Anne Brown Miller. I have noticed that Nancy seems to be a very common name for Cherokee women, is that true? My given name was also Nancy. The surname of Brown is equally as common.
Posted: September 1998


J.D. Hummingbird
Query: Hummingbird
Posted: September 1998


Kathy Slaughter
Query: I am looking for anyone with Cherokee lines and the last name Irons. My husband's grandmother was 100% Cherokee and was part of the Trail of Tears and he is desperately trying to trace his heritage. Her full name was Sunshine Irons, later she would be known as Bertha Sunshine Irons Nelson.
Posted: September 1998


Heather Darrow
Query: Dora M. Revis and her family were Trail of Tears stragglers. She was b. abt. 1885 in NC? Moved to OK abt. ten years later. Married Marion F. Pugh (Choctaw) in OK and lived with him in Broken Bow & Muse, OK. Dora, Marion and six kids moved to Lakeview OR during the dustbowl. I am looking for her parents or anyone with the last name Revis and Cherokee lines.
Posted: September 1998


Clifton Grayeagle
Query: My great grandfather's name was Charles Hammonds, I have no idea where he was from but I know he was once registered. This is my first step in tracking my family. what do I do next?
Posted: September 1998


Anita Bowles
Query: Bowles, Norton, Wright, Smith
Posted: September 1998


Pauline Stanhagen
Query: William Carter born 1769 NC, 1850 Haywood Co census, age 81. Children: John Carter, Moses Carter, Nelson Carter, Celia Ann Carter, Russell B. Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Barsheba Carter, Morning Carter, Alfred Carter, Lucinda Carter, Susan Carter, Jackson Carter, Leroy Carter, David Carter and Allen Carter. Would like to hear from anyone researching Cherokee Carters.
Posted: September 1998


Johnboy
Query: Larch James Henry or Effie Mae Runion also Elizah Monroe Moore or Luretta C. Strickland Moore. Seeking information on Cherokee Roots. Searching for children of Denver Brooks Moore and Evelyn Moore of Charleston, W.VA. Believed to have Cherokee Roots. Denver Brooks Moore had 4 children named Joe, Denver, Sue and Diane. Raymond Curtis Moore is brother of Denver Brooks Moore. Seeking info on Elizah Monroe Moore born ?1888 died 1-14-1931 had sister named Rena. married Stella Luella Strickland who had a brother John Strickland. Luretta C. Moore was Elizah Moore's mother. They lived in the area of Waltons Mountain, Elkview, and Charleston W. VA. I am told that there is Cherokee is in our line, and am also seeking info on Effie Mae Runion and James Henry Larch. James Henry Larch was said to have been killed around 1929. Effie had several children named Icey Mae Larch, Alice Gay, Easter Mcqueen, George William, Sophie Jane, and Ben. Her father was Elizah Runion and her mother was named Mary who committed suicide. She had a sister named Lyddie Blackmon.
Posted: September 1998


Allan Hall
Query: Hall, Lee
Posted: September 1998


Helen Halyard
Query: My greatgrandmother's name was Nancy Cease. She lived in the later part of the 1800s. I would like to know more about her family, siblings, etc.
Posted: September 1998


Melissa James
Query: Jody Meares: Papa Jody was born in North Alabama in 1898. Decatur area. I do know he claimed to be of Cherokee heritage. His bone structure and coloring substantiated these claims. He was struck be Alzheimers Disease in his mid eighties and I was unable to get more background information before his death 2 years ago.
Posted: September 1998


Aaron Dearmitt
Query: Hudlow, Charles
Posted: September 1998


Lela Miller
Query: Susan Munkus married Benjamin Martin Adams first settled near Kansas City, MO then possibly in Ozark County, Arkansas.
Posted: September 1998


Shalimar Chasse
Query: Quaid
Posted: September 1998


Tami Mercer
Query: Claybrook, Hix
Posted: September 1998


Mo O'Neil
Query: Oliver, Edwards, Fluke(s)
Posted: September 1998


Connie Allen
Query: Bryant, Tyra, Pence
Posted: September 1998


Robin Sutton
Query: I am looking for 2 brothers that may or may not have been adopted. The birthmother's name Margie or Margaret, married name Dubuque, maiden name Batchelder. They were born in Calif. during the war. They may remember an older sister Lola who is trying to find out what happened to them. My grandmother was Native American, maybe Cherokee I do not know, there is no one left in the family to ask.
Posted: September 1998


Jackie
Query: Linville: Seeking info on John and Elizabeth Linnville of NC, TN, KY abt 1830-1850. Children: Syrenis, Iredell, Elvira, 1 other.
Posted: September 1998


Jane Hansen
Query: America Creek: Married to William Horton. Appears on the 1840 census roles for Wayne County, Tennessee. Born approximately 1805. I am looking for more information on her and her offspring.
Posted: September 1998


Amanda Wall
Query: Rosetta Robbins: my great grandmother. I know she is Cherokee, probably from Oklahoma territory, but I don't know much about it.
Posted: September 1998


Glenda Welty
Query: Susannah Hair: Born January 10, 1864. Died November 24, 1908. She married Joseph Bean.
Posted: September 1998


Paula von der Heyde
Query: Sumpter
Posted: September 1998


Angela Kaylene Strauss
Query: Needham, William Oklahoma, I was told he was born and raised on the reservation. Carter, Dora Lee Oklahoma, I was told she was also raised on the reservation and she married William Needham.

Needham, Diane Janice born in Indigo County Bishop, California I was told there was a reservation there in which she was born can you help me to find my degree of Indian blood from Cherokee Nation Janice Needham is my mother and my father is Jesse Terraza I doubt he has Cherokee but I believe he has Spainard Indian of some kind not sure which. Here are a few last names I was told folds into my family tree not sure where everyone is passing on and infomation is lost to me: Johnson, Owens.
Posted: September 1998


Shelly Brannon Mcbride
Query: Harry, Pate, and Golf Fulmer: All were raised in Faulkner County, Arkansas or surrounding areas of Arkansas. At this time I have no further information and am trying to trace anything. Calvin Brannon: Raised in Faulkner County, Arkansas area known as Brannon's Landing trying to trace my heritage with really nothing to go on - stories from being a child that my great grandparents were full blooded Cherokee and half Cherokee.
Posted: September 1998


Janette Lockhart Nield
Query: Sydnor
Posted: September 1998


Larry Couch
Query: Lucie N. Couch, John F. Couch
Posted: September 1998


Melodie Deal
Query: Robert Lee Ingram born in Weleetka, OK 3-10-1900. Mother: Nettie Jean Ester Lee Story. Father: Saul Ingram. I am looking for siblings, grandparents, and the parents marriage date.
Posted: September 1998


Jean Isakson
Query: Ruth or Ada Haywood is the first wife of Moses Grazier who was born in Jan. of 1850. She died in approximately 1879. She had a child named Lena who became Lena Medley. Lena is in the 1900 census as Indian and the mother of my husband's grandmother Delaphine (in census as Indian) (Oak Valley Township) (Elk County).
Posted: September 1998


Diane Hunt King
Query: Woodlief, Bell, Hunt, Bolling, Eppes, Poythress, Moss and King.
Posted: September 1998


Roy Lonewolf Martin
Query: James Robert Martin born 1878-1890 in Childers, OK. Leona Butler born 1882, Claimore or Clairmore, OK. Annie Woodard born 1882 in Mclain OK. Hattie Kent? Woodard? married Martin born 1897 place unknown. These are presumably my Cherokee ancestors, Need death dates/places, children, marriages.
Posted: September 1998


Sean Cole
Query: Cole, Jordan
Posted: September 1998


Lesa Grooms Woodard
Query: Rosa Neal married Jasper Barnes of Boone County, Missouri. Rosa and Jasper had three children; Annie, Jesse Franklin (my grandfather) and Hubert Lee Barnes. I am looking for any information on Rosa and her family.
Posted: September 1998


Rhonda Wayland
Query: Wood
Posted: September 1998


Randy Beckner
Query: Beckner, Lee, White, Petty
Posted: September 1998


Joe Cole
Query: Looking for relatives of Charles Head. Born 1880 in Georgia. Had a daughter Ethel Leia Head also born in Georgia.
Posted: September 1998


Yvonne Taylor
Query: Turner
Posted: September 1998


Vincent Abenante
Query: Abenante
Posted: September 1998


Cheryl Holt
Query: Minerva Browning married George Washington Holt on July 28, 1881 in Perry County, KY (we think it was KY but not 100% sure of the state). Minerva was full blooded Cherokee and Mr Holt is believed to have had Native American blood as well. I am looking for confirmation of Cherokee heritage.
Posted: September 1998


Michael Edgar
Query: Katie Lena Harris was born in Granger, TX July 13, 1897 and died March 16, 1959 in Dallas, TX. She married a James Thomas Edgar Sr. of Farmersville, TX and had three children. They were Geneva, Geraldine and James Thomas Jr. She was buried in Laurelland Cemetary in Dallas. This was my grandmother and I am looking for any information on her siblings and her parents information. I was told that Katie was one quarter Cherokee.
Posted: September 1998


Regina Clark
Query: Clarence Clyde Clark was born in Indiana on April 19, 1882, and was adopted into the Clark family by John W. Clark. His original last name was Millgan. He died on April 15, 1952 in Riverside, CA. I am looking for any solid proof of Indian blood so that I may obtain an education.
Posted: September 1998


Alice Eddings
Query: Tumey, Tumy, Tatum
Posted: September 1998


Jayne White
Query: Meredith
Posted: September 1998


Kristen Powell
Query: Cherokee comes from my pa's side.
Posted: September 1998


Dorothy Van Eick
Query: Artie Missy Neuner Courtney was born in Oklahoma on a reservation around 1876. She died in Hot Springs, AR 71901. She was the daughter of a Englishman and a Cherokee woman other siblings unknown. The parents lived on a reservation. Her parents were killed before she was 12 years old. Her first marriage was to a Mr. Wells who was her guardian before he married her. Her second marriage after the first died was to a Mr. James W. Wilson. After the second husband died she married a Mr. Dill (Shorty). I am trying to find a birth record, siblings, or other information pertaining to her.
Posted: September 1998


Dock Sparks
Query: Dock Martin Sparks, Violet Lorraine Sparks, Tangela Irene Stiltner
Posted: September 1998


Muriel Kay Vigus
Query: Allen, Barnett, Hampton, Hall, Sexton
Posted: September 1998


Elizabeth Murphy Kernen
Query: John L. Murphy, Jerome Woodrum, (Black Pap) Sizemore
Posted: September 1998


Justin Cluck
Query: I am looking for a Cherokee lineage from the last name Cluck.
Posted: September 1998


Danny Cheek
Query: I am trying to trace my Cherokee roots thru the Cheek name. My father was named John Wadle Cheek, so was his father & grandfather. The family story tells that the family left the Trail of Tears & stayed in Ar. My greatgrandfather John Wadle # 1 was born in Tenn. abt 1874. I have also been told by family stories that there was a Cheek Chief.
Posted: September 1998


Gary Edwards
Query: Francis Elizabeth Blassengame was born in 1848 in South Carolina and married a Holst. She died in Malvern, Arkansas in 1921.
Posted: September 1998


Lura Testiment
Query: Nora Brewer, Noa McClure
Posted: September 1998


Murano
Query: Moodispaw, Lee, Proudlove
Posted: September 1998


Al Franklin
Query: Thomas Henry Clay (served in Civil War CSA) born 1843. Brothers: William H., Davy, Thomas, George Luther, or Rees. My grandmother Bessie.
Posted: September 1998


Nancy Ann Brown
Query: Looking for great grandmother's parents' names. She was Nancy Anne Brown, she was 1/4 Cherokee her Dawes Roll #1749. She married a Miller. I need her parents' names so I can continue my search for Cherokee ancestors. She lived in Nowata County with my grandpa and all of his brothers and a sister named Anna Nancy Miller (Stark). I believe that my great grandmother was born around 1866 or 1867. Believe that either her grandparents were possibly on the Trail of Tears?
Posted: September 1998


Alisa Williams Pyron
Query: George Lee Williams was born in Henreatta OK on April 13, 1913. His parents were Joe Henry Williams and Rosea May Williams (unknown place of birth and date of death). I am searching for any information on his parents, and or siblings.

Surnames: Williams and Hunter
Posted: September 1998


Kathy Clemons
Query: Looking for information about Nancy Ramsey born in Cocke County, Tennessee.
Posted: September 1998


Karen Fielding
Query: Anyone researching this family who was in Kentucky around 1880? Joseph Griffin b. 1847. Abby Griffin b. 1840. Joseph W. Griffin date born unknown. Ginny Griffin b. 1842. Lucy Frazar b. 1858 (md/divorced George Frazar).
Posted: September 1998


Elizabeth Collins Vaughn
Query: Nettie Letha Collins born in or about 1893 married James Collins later had 16 children including one set of twins Pauline and James Paul born Feb 28 1925 in Missouri. James Paul Collins is my grandfather he died May 7, 1995. Pauline is married to a man named Bert and they live in Illinois. I can't remember their last name or the city they live in. My father is Robert Eugene Collins of Cement, OK 73017. He was born June 30, 1949 in Trenton, Missouri. His mother's name is Carolyn Jean Strine Collins. She is currently living in Christian Care Retirement Village in Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018. My name is Elizabeth Ann Collins Vaughn and my birthdate is August 13, 1971 I have given birth to four children, one was stillborn June 6, 1994, my firstborn, Linda Elizabeth Cadelia Collins was born Nov. 20, 1991 in Winfield, Kansas 67156, my thirdborn was born May 17, 1995 in Chickasha, Oklahoma 73018, my fourth was born December 30, 1996 in Chickasha, Oklahoma, 73018. I don't know how much of this information you can use, but it's about all I know.
Posted: September 1998


Alison Richardson
Query: Richardson
Posted: September 1998


Laurie Silver
Query: Sarah Williams is my great grandmother. I am unsure of many details; however, my mother believes she was of Cherokee ancestry. She was born prior to 1900 (mid to late 1800's) in North Dokota or a neighboring area. She married Elmer Williams after 1910 and ultimately settled in California. I do not know her maiden name.
Posted: September 1998


Aimee M. Sims
Query: King Sims from Florida originally.
Posted: September 1998


Carolyn Stout
Query: Henry Hudson was born 1826, possibly in the Carolinas. He married Eliza Campbell. It is thought Henry changed his name to Hudson from Davis. He died in 1883 in Breathitt County, Kentucky. Need to know where he was born and who his parents were and also his "true" surname.
Posted: September 1998


Leo Cundiff
Query: Burgess, Buster, Schrimsher, and Vann: Jonathan Schrimsher was born about 1785. He married Edith Vann and I am interested in who their children were.
Posted: September 1998


Richard Songer
Query: Amanda Melissa Read: Born Bell, Texas 2/8/1874 died in Lomita, California 4/18/1944. Her father was Milton Read and he was born in Washington County, Arkansas. He was born in 1843 and his father was William Riley Read and he was from Kentucky and his wife was Elizabeth Philan of Illinois. We are trying to find out the names of their parents and siblings. Her mother was Margaret Catherine Sutton and she was born in 1853. We are trying to find out the names of her siblings and her mother and father.
Posted: September 1998


William Harlan
Query: Early, Harlan, Polotto, Johnson
Posted: September 1998


Sam Bigby
Query: Sam Bigby: Born Oklahoma, middle 1800, wife Florence Quigley.
Posted: September 1998


Charles Gibson
Query: Mary Shelton: southern Missouri late 1880's. She was my great-grandmother and full blood Cherokee.
Posted: September 1998


Betty Curtsinger
Query: Bohannon, Wiley, Medley, Burgin, Curtsinger
Posted: September 1998


Ted Murray
Query: Fay Henry Upton: Born Aug 7, 1881 Trigg County, Kentucky. He married Queen Ann Cunningham born Jan 24, 1881 Trigg County Kentucky. I do not have the date of death. Although it was in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Posted: September 1998


Leslie Addington Beach
Query: Jarrett Addington: b. 5/29/1817, d. 7-3-1891 (I believe he died in Texas, maybe near Gainesville; I don't know where he was born) I'm looking for his parents. He married Lucinda Amanda Spivey, but we don't think there is any Native American connection there (of course, we could be wrong).
Posted: September 1998


Annette McLane
Query: Lennard/Leonard: Looking for possible relations of Sally Lennard/Leonard, born in GA, live in Bullock & Macon, Co., AL. Married Olin Speed in 1884. Two daughters, Jennie and Carrie. Sally visited her mother in Pensacola, FL. She is said to have been all or part Cherokee; but could have been Creek or even Seminole.
Posted: September 1998


Sheri Crawford
Query: Lee, Hatfield, Tidwell
Posted: September 1998


Tom Grissom
Query: Hatfield
Posted: September 1998


Matthew Nesbitt
Query: Nesbitt, Brown
Posted: September 1998


Allen Shelton
Query: I would any information on names such as Carter, Snow, Davis, Brandon, and possibly Shelton. They would have come from the North Carolina mountain region.
Posted: September 1998


Felicia Harrell
Query: Ballangee, Harrell
Posted: September 1998


Yvonne Wood
Query: I am looking for Andrew Jackson Elliott who married Margaret Ann Wright. They had a daughter named Elizabeth Anne Elliot. I don't know where they were born or died. I know that Elizabeth Anne Elliot died in Houston, TX in the 50's. She was my great, great grandmother. I am looking for the parents of either Margaret Ann Wright or Andrew Jackson Elliott.
Posted: September 1998


Kenneth Gear
Query: Walter Wheeler: My great grandfather and paternal grandmothers father. Date and place of birth unknown. Last known residence in Ohio. Married black woman. Their daughter, my grandmother married C.E. Gear.
Posted: September 1998


Ana Legare Reeves
Query: Solomon Legare': A French Huguenot exiled from France to the U.S. in the 1700. Lived in North or South Carolina. Believed to have married Native woman. Perhaps Cherokee. Also Jean Louis Legare' married Marie Ouellette. She was Metie?, Who? She died in 1876.
Posted: September 1998


Ray Johnson
Query: Lock and/or Takey Moten: Lived in Going Snake District about 1880-1900. Some research done in Stillwell, OK but haven't seen anything published. My grandmother was Rebecca Moten (sometimes appears as Morton, Moaten) who married Thomas B. Johnson.
Posted: September 1998


Carla Kelly
Query: Rea/Ray in Oklahoma in 1800's. Ray/Rea or Elliott in Tennessee. Williams in Louisiana.
Posted: September 1998


Georgetta Young
Query: West, Young: My father (Young) is 1/2 Cherokee. Born in Texas, raised in OK by his grandmother. Has three brothers and a sister. Has an Aunt named Pauline. His great grandmother came over on the Trail of Tears. Not for sure of her name. My mother (Ramona Young/King) was born on Nov. 7 or 8 1955 at the Claremore Indian Hospital in OK. She was adopted and the adoption took place in Illinois. Her biological mother's name was Betty Jean West (at least that was what she was told). She thinks she had a grandmother with the first name of Amy.
Posted: September 1998


Patrice M. Hoston
Query: Clara Brought: Born in Oregon or Oklahoma in 1880 or 1889, married Clarence Wood and moved to Seattle where she supposedly died in 1924. She was my grandmother and was Cherokee according to my mother.
Posted: September 1998


Sharon
Query: Keith, George
Posted: September 1998


Meliss Smith
Query: Hutton, Baker, Choteau
Posted: September 1998


Star
Query: Maggie Harris: May be on the Baker Roll. Born in late Eighteen hundreds died ealy Nineteen eightys. My maternial grandmother. My mother is 8.
Posted: September 1998


Ernest Stokesberry
Query: Hawkins, Lusk, Jump: I am looking for information on John F. Hawkins, born 1865 died 1939, Lucretia J.(Jump) Hawkins, born 1872 died 1961, Isom Hawkins, born 1838 died 1907, Martha (? maiden name) Hawkins, born ?, died 1918. I am also looking information John Jump Jr., born 1840? died? Sarah (?maiden name) Jump, born 1850? died?John Jump Sr. born 1790? in Kentucky, died? Fanny (?maiden name) Jump, born 1823? in Kentucky, died? It is believed that there is Cherokee in both the Hawkins and the Jump Families. Lusk went to Kansas from the east.
Posted: September 1998


Raymond Matlock
Query: Josephine Whatley was born in S. Carolina, unknown year. She married a man whose last name was Matlock (first name unknown). At some point she moved to Hope, Arkansas. She died while living in Texarkana, Arkansas around 1966. She was approximately 80 years of age when she died. She was buried in Bradley, Arkansas. I am looking for any information on her or her husband.
Posted: September 1998


Chris Martin
Query: Benjamen F. Rose: Born 10-21-1870, died 08-24-49 married Sudie Kelly Rose. I'm looking for any information on Sudie or Benjamen's parents and his ancestry.
Posted: September 1998


Tina Leach
Query: Elsie Priscilla Young: Born (1901), raised, taught school and married a white man (last name Taylor) on a reservation in Oklahoma. She is my grandmother.
Posted: September 1998


Ileana Howard
Query: Howard
Posted: September 1998


Tiani Osborn
Query: Owl, Gloin
Posted: September 1998


Lisa Blackwell
Query: Isaac Tessimer: Thought to have lived in the Qualla boundry area prior to and possibly during the removal years. Martha Tessimer: Daughter of Isaac Tessimer above; married white man named Alexander Porter; known to have resided in or around Asheville, NC, Cowpens, SC and Alamance County, NC. Died 1941 Alamance Co. and buried in Orange Co., NC. Martha was my great grandmother and is said to have been full blooded Cherokee.
Posted: September 1998


Ivana Erney
Query: I'm looking for any information on a Cornelius/Cornelious Firing in PA he was a Native American Cherokee of the Blackfoot tribe. He married a Maryann Lease in 1815-1830. They had a daughter named Amanda E. Firing who married a Franklin Fry on April 14, 1865.
Posted: September 1998


Renda Handsaker
Query: Syntha Brickey was born in 1801 and died in 1906 probably in Arkansas. Eades was in this family.
Posted: September 1998


Dolores Watchers
Query: Adams
Posted: September 1998


C. Harrington
Query: Robert Lacey Sr. born May 18, 1888 Cherokee Indiana rasied by Dorthy on Thomas Lacey do not know his Indian name. Do not know much he maried Elsie King in Kansas City, MO.
Posted: September 1998


John D. Roe
Query: Looking for history of Mary May mother of Walker H. Lowe. May have been from Texas.
Posted: September 1998


Sandra Christensen
Query: Della Gray lived in Kentucy with husband Tinsley Morgan. Looking for parents or siblings.
Posted: September 1998


English Patsy J.
Query: Hardy J. Bass was born Oct. 18, 1887. He died in 1945 and is buried in Winnsboro, Texas. He was married to Josie Morgan. She was born in 1871 and died in 1915. They had 12 children. One of them was my grandmother. Her name was Lara Lavada Bass, she was born March 18, 1902 and died April 1936. She married Peak Otis Pritchett, they had 5 children one of which was my father. He was born Jan. 17, 1921 and died Jan. 29, 1946. All records at the county courthouse have been destroyed by fire. All the living relatives either won't tell me anything or they don't know.
Posted: September 1998


Connie Huddleston
Query: Decendants of Jesse Murphy. Lived in AL prior to Civil War, fought for north. Was suppose to have collected a pension. Question is when did he die? Some say 1864 others say after 1886.

Decendents of Polly Murphy from Murphy, NC early 1800's. Also looking for the decendents of Judith Henson Peek/Peak and Richard Peek. They were on the Trail of Tears from NC and came to AL in late 1830's.
Posted: September 1998


Melissa Smith
Query: Ward, Cochran, Caldwell, Baker, West
Posted: September 1998


Jill Connaway
Query: Connaway, Helverson
Posted: September 1998


Michelle Morris
Query: Wiseheart
Posted: September 1998


John Hurtin
Query: Luther Whitlow was born July 10, 1883 in Pontotoc Mississippi and died in Albuquerque New Mexico on November 20 1951. He married Martha Taylor of Georgia in April of 1914. His father was William Whitlow born in 1845, in Pontotoc Mississippi. Illiam Whitlows wife's last name was Step.
Posted: September 1998


Lara Gavette
Query: Anderson, Foster
Posted: September 1998


A. Sutch
Query: I am told by my father before he died, that there is Cherokee in my history. His father's family came from Virginia, and surname was Fenton. His father's name was Joseph. I am interested in anything I can learn of my past.
Posted: September 1998


Terri Beckman
Query: Charles A Nation born in 1887 in Rogers County, Arkansas. His father's name was Cap Nation who was also born in Arkansas & died in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Looking for info on Cap's wife & parents and/or siblings of either.
Posted: September 1998


Elizabeth Bourne
Query: Mattie Koger
Posted: September 1998


Judi Lanier-Chmiko
Query: Julia Macpherson married to John Lanier; parents of George Lanier of Linden, TX.
Posted: September 1998


Gregory McCracken
Query: Grant McCracken was my grandfather, he died approximately 1950 and I estimate he was born in 1870 - 1880. His family came to Vici, OK from McCracken, KS. He had Cherokee blood in his background, I don't know how far back. My father, Leo McCracken was one of his younger sons and died when I was young.
Posted: September 1998


Carol Ann Tillett Sumner
Query: Mary Lee Eve or Mary Lee Mansfield: She was born in Christian County or Jessamine County, Kentucky on November 10, 1901. She was married to Samuel Gordon Tillett, in Richmond, Kentucky, on April 7, 1925, and resided in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Parents were George and Lizza Eve. I am looking for her (i.e. Mary Lee Eve or Mary Lee Mansfield) Indian (Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek or Seminole) ancestry upon the roles of the five civilized tribes of Oklahoma. Best information indicates Mary Lee Eve/Mansfield was from full Cherokee ancestry and daughter of a Chief, George Eve. Mary Lee Eve/Mansfield is my paternal grandmother. My father was Robert E. Tillett, born on 8-23-35/36 (some discrepancy on age of military records, may have fudged on birthdate to get into service).
Posted: September 1998


Audra Lee
Query: Coe
Posted: September 1998


Bernie Moore-Knowles
Query: Siner/Sinor/Sinah, Smothers
Posted: September 1998


Pam Mackey
Query: Cheri, Dawkins
Posted: September 1998


Ray Hollen
Query: Oldaker
Posted: September 1998


Pamela Thompson
Query: William P. Payne: Cherokee great, great grandfather. Married Amanda Duke. Child Bessie Stella Payne. Soddy, Tennessee. How do I confirm connection to Cherokee Nation? Only have stories told to me by Bessie.
Posted: September 1998


Hershell Porter
Query: Searching for a James Tillet Porter or Margaret Vinson said to be Cherokee maybe from Owl Walking Stick.
Posted: September 1998


Denise Smith
Query: Lucinda Applegate was born in Columbus, OH (early to mid 1800's), she ran away with an Indian servant, he went by the last name Hawkins, which they changed to Hankins. Would like to try and find out more about these 2 people.
Posted: September 1998


Clifford Haskett
Query: Dora Alice Moore: Born July 27, 1878 Paris, Texas.
Posted: September 1998


Deborah Witt
Query: My great great grandmother was a full blooded Cherokee. Her name was Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, born December 16, 1836 and died January 5, 1917. Her mother's name was Jane Anderson, and her brother's name was Jim Thompson. Margaret married an Irishman, Joseph O'Bryant, and they lived in Umber, MO located in Cedar County, MO. Joseph may have married Margaret in Blount County, Tennessee and brought her back to Missouri. It is believed that Margaret's brother, Jim Thompson, went to Tennessee after Margaret's death. I am searching for any information on Margaret Thompson, Jim Thompson, or their Mother, Jane Anderson.
Posted: September 1998


Bill Hughes
Query: Thomas, Hughes
Posted: September 1998


Burita Lewis
Query: My husband's grandmother's last name was Choates and was a member of the Cherokee Tribe. I am looking for any background information I can find. She was married the Paul Shults in the 1890's. I am not sure where they lived prior to Piggott, Arkansas but would like to find out more information about my husband's family as he would.
Posted: September 1998


Alan King
Query: Searching for ancestors and information on Nimrod Jarrett Smith. Principal Chief 1880 period.
Posted: September 1998


Michael Miller
Query: Bittle, Davis
Posted: September 1998


Ronn Cobb
Query: Media Bucannon born around 1900, ? in Oklahoma. Brothers: Robert, "Bud," and "Doc." Media had a daughter, Irene Dorothy Young (mother of Ronn Cobb above). Lived and died in Fort Worth, Texas. We are looking for more information about the Native American side of the family, names, dob etc.
Posted: September 1998


Gina Kennedy
Query: William Washington Harris: From the Southeast Missouri area, my great grandfather, said to have been full-blood, married Nora Anderson, daughter of Ski Anderson. They had 1 son named James Carmel Harris.
Posted: September 1998


Phyllis Baxter
Query: Caroline Henry Waldrup: I am looking for any information about Caroline Henry Waldrup who was my 4th great grandmother and Cherokee. All I know at this time is that Waldrup was her married name and that she lived in Anson County, NC.
Posted: September 1998


Sherry Garner
Query: Isabell Simmon died in Pauls Valley, OK and she married a Remy. I am looking for parents or siblings. She was 1/2 Cherokee Indian. Luther Brice was born August 25, 1933 in Sand Mountain, Alabama. John M. Denton. I am looking for any information that would link these people to the Cherokee Indians, siblings or parents.
Posted: September 1998


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