July 1999 Genealogy Queries

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Brandy Harper
Query: Issac Bozeman was born in North Carolina, no one knows the date of his birth. He died in the 1980's. His daughter, my grandmother, is Ann Harper Pope. She was born Dec. 2, 1927 and died Feb. 13, 1997 in Rocky Mount, NC Edgecombe County. I am searching for the name of Issac Bozeman's mother. I am hoping that by adding information about his daughter someone may know him. I have a picture of his mother, but can not find her name, she was Cherokee.
Posted: July 1999


Lisa Phillips
Query: Martha Green: I think she lived and died in Mississippi. She married Wiley George and had a son named David Brinley George. Her grandson was "Jim" James George and great-grandson was Rupert Adrian George, who was my grandfather.
Posted: July 1999


Joan Davenport
Query: Lona Wood
Posted: July 1999


Darlene Mack
Query: Unknown Surname, Juanita Vern (Vern is her middle name-Juanita Vern was the name given to her by her biological mother)was born 1/27/22 at 3 p. m. in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born premature and was a sickly baby. Biological mother was 16 years old and named Bonita who didn't want to give baby up but her mother made her do it. Dr. Rump? set up adoption (possibly illegal) to 28 year old Henry Lafayette Choate and 20 year old Willia Mae Burke Choate. He was an Iceman and their address was 109 Kentucky Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas. Juanita didn't have a birth certificate until she applied for one in 1943 because of the war. The birth certificate file date is 2/12/43 signed by W. A. Davis, M. D. in Austin, Texas. Juanita has been told she is half Cherokee Indian and we need proof. Please help us find her birth mother and/or any other biological family members who may be able to help us.
Posted: July 1999


Linda Spencer
Query: My greatgrandmother on my mother's side was supposed to be all Cherokee. All I have is her fathers name, his mother was the Cherokee. Scott Dallas Hooper from Kentucky. So Hooper is one surname and Spencer is another.
Posted: July 1999


Ray J.Davis
Query: Martha Mullins: Born in Ark in the late 1800's. She had one child as far as I know, his name was Marion Francis Norman. He was born in 1901. His father's name was Oliver Norman. Oliver was born in Tenn.
Posted: July 1999


Blalock, Patricia
Query: Blalock, Willard
Posted: July 1999


Valerie Waddell
Query: Julia Hollingsworth: Born and died in Georgia. Married Robert Lipscomb. She prefered to be called Chully or Julie Ann. I know this isn't much to go on, and I understand if you can't help. I am looking for any thing I can get.
Posted: July 1999


Jamie Kelly
Query: My grandfather (Popa) was James Porter Shelby. He was born in Texas and met my grandmother Clara Mae Nicholson in Oklahoma. Popa couldn't read or write and he was a very quiet man, so I have very little information other than he was over half Cherokee. I do know that my great grandmother on my maternal side was Ida Mary Nicholson (Myrick) and her husband was Granvil. Grandma Clara also had 8 brothers and sisters. Ann Opal Stapp was one that may still be alive. I would like to know more about my Cherokee heritage, but I don't have a lot of hopes for it.
Posted: July 1999


Sheree Days
Query: Redman, MC Chamblin, Chamblin: I am researching on my gggrandmother Mariah Redman dob 1861 Ohio. She was said to have Indian blood. Her father was Samuel Redman dob1837 and mother was Susan McChamblin dob 1839 Ohio. Redmans were from Lewis county Ky then moved to Adams Co. Ohio Mariah Redman married a Samuel B. Douglass dob 1856.
Posted: July 1999


Jane Ann Bullard
Query: Elizabeth Burns Bullard: dau of Martha Jordan and Samuel Burns Jr.; Martha Jordan grand- parents: Jonas and Maurice Jordan. Jonas Jordan born in 1725. They had a son, also named Jonas born in 1755, who married Elizabeth Elmore. Their dau was the above Martha. Elizabeth Elmore's father was Archelas Elmore who married Susannah Morris; they were apparently from SC and Ala.
Posted: July 1999


Debra Cupps
Query: Musgrove, Sinthia. Born 18 Aug 1856, Jasper Co., MS. Died: 19 Jun 1939, Bullard, TX. Buried: Teaselville Cem., Gregg Co. TX. Married Abraham Dyess, abt 1876, in MS. Children: Nancy C. Dyess, Clem Dyess, Laura Dyess, Rufus Dyess, infant Dyess, John Carlton (C.) Dyess; Dan Dyess, Millie Ann Dyess, Lena Dyess, Jack Dyess & George Dyess. May have had a brother named J.B. Musgrove. We know nothing else of Sinthia, (may be written as Cynthia) other than she was Cherokee. Been trying to find Gr. Grandma for a long time.
Posted: July 1999


N Buffins
Query: Buffington, Buffins
Posted: July 1999


Sharon Randall
Query: Cleveland
Posted: July 1999


Audrey Collins
Query: I am trying to find John Collins ancesters. John was born in Maryland in 1804. I have been told his parents are from Cherokee Co, N.C. I am doing a family tree and have been told one of his parents was Cherokee Indian. Please e-mail me if anyone has any info.
Posted: July 1999


Lesley Posey Burnette
Query: Sequoyah - well known Cherokee Indian, founder of Cherokee Alphabet. Looking for ancestors of his daughter: Morningstar/Morning Star/Morningstar of the East/Morning Star of the East/Morningstar married a man who was an escaped slave or indentured servant. He took her name East as his last name (this is oral according to my great grandmother Vernice Clayton Russell Posey). They had my great great great grandmother Melissa (possibly Lizzie) East in North Alabama (possibly Russellville) perhaps about 1860-1880. Melissa married William Harrison Gist, possibly born in North Alabama in 1865 (Lauderdale County). Their daughter was Joanna Elizabeth Gist, who married Cornelius Frank Russell. Their daughter was Vernice Clayton Russell, who married George Leon Posey. Any birth/death/marriage dates, documents to verify, and any other information is greatly appreciated.
Posted: July 1999


Kathy Evans
Query: Robert Lawson b 1840 Lee Co., VA, Nancy Stanfield, child Malvina (Mary) Lawson, Winnie Lawson (?), William Carter Turner, 10 children. Turners came from Tennessee, then moved to Casey Co., KY. Lawsons started in Lee Co., VA, then moved to TN.
Posted: July 1999


Ken Cummings
Query: Autry, Machen, Spearman, Cummings: I am trying to trace my Cherokee Indian roots from South Carolina and Georgia region. The names Machen, Autry, and Spearman will probably be most of help.
Posted: July 1999


Becky Edwards
Query: Grace Fox was born in Vian, Indian Territory, OK June 23, 1887. I am looking for her parents. Her father was supposed to be half Cherokee, but I don't know his first name or which parent was Cherokee. He was a white schooled medical doctor and married an Irish woman. I have her picture but not her name. (Her sister was named Ellen, married Archie Cox and she had a daughter named Lilly; they lived in Stilwell, OK in 1920's) Grace's father (Fox) died when she was 5 yoa probably 1892. Her mother remarried (unk date), had another child and died while the child was a baby around 1899-1900. Grace married Sam Hunter of Vian in 1902, and was married several times after that in her life. If anyone out there has any info on the Fox line please let me know. Grace also married into the Bonebreak family and I have that research back to the 1500's if anyone is looking.
Posted: July 1999


Rosalind Hilderbrand
Query: Zilphia or Zelphia or Azelphia Garrett: Took the name of people she worked for (Garrett). Some info says she camed from Indian Territory, Georgia. She was born in 1803. Married James Alesander Ray, in Williamson County, Tenn. on June 17, 1818. Lived around Marshfield, Mo. I am looking for any of her relatives that she left behind in Georgia or Tenn. - She was full blooded Cherokee Indian.
Posted: July 1999


M. I. Clements
Query: Last name of Rodgers, First names of Lucinda(Cindy), Thomas Jefferson (T.J.) and Daniel Willis. Located in or around Butler GA was Taylor Co. at one time. Cindy reputed to be "horse whisperer" and disposed to use "spells" when threatened or angry. Looking for relatives and Cherokee links.
Posted: July 1999


Angela Renecker
Query: Medora Phillips was born in Texas in the 1860's. She died in the early 20th century. She married John Jarrell. I am searching for any information on her ancestry, especially clan and parentage.
Posted: July 1999


Kathy Wright Owens
Query: Appolonia Cole: Not sure of birth date but married Henry Hodges and they are both buried in Old Soldiers Cemetery in Nashville, TN. Family advices Appolonia was a full blooded Cherokee but I am not sure of her parents names. The approximate year of birth could be 1830's, 40's? Not sure but she was my husband's GGGgrandmother.
Posted: July 1999


John Pritchett
Query: Rachel Mortitia Morefield (daughter of John) married William Harris (my great-great grandfather) in the mid-1800's in or near Trade, Tenn. One source I've found lists her mother's name as Rebecca, but nothing about her
Posted: July 1999


David Burkleo
Query: William Enoch Baker was born in Arkansas in 1859. He was married to Loisa Jane Mitchell. He died in the 1940's. He supposedly was Cherokee. Is he on the Roll that would allow me to be enrolled in the Cherokee Nation? He is my meternal great-grandfather.
Posted: July 1999


Christine Gray
Query: Bogle, Pierce, Repass
Posted: July 1999


Josh
Query: Blackwelder, Blackwell, Swaringen/Swearingen, Fayne, Cabarrus County in NC
Posted: July 1999


Judy Snider
Query: Hilliard Frank grandfather died Iraan, Ky.
Posted: July 1999


Tere Smith
Query: Florence Jackson Caldwell Wright: Believed to born 1880 something and died 1932 in Witcha Falls, TX. Would like to know how much Indian she was, and where she was born.
Posted: July 1999


Ruth Geilenfeldt
Query: Virchie Mae Truex, Jake Workman
Posted: July 1999


Mark Burnett
Query: Sizemore
Posted: July 1999


Michael S. Jeffers
Query: King, Nancy, Louella; Married Reed, Sidney 1885 She was 19 years old when married and was born in 1866 in Jackson County WV. Sidney was born Harrison County WV March17, 1857 and died March 27, 1934. I am looking for her the names of her parents' names.
Posted: July 1999


Laura Teasley
Query: Elizabeth Doiron: Born Prarie Du Rocher, IL. Married Toby Pelate-unknown surnames: Halbrook, Abshire.
Posted: July 1999


Steven Florer
Query: I dont know where to start, but it has been kown that our faimily's roots are cherokee, but no one knows from where or who, all I have is names. Kagle, or Cagle, Stolks, Seymore, and Wantland.
Posted: July 1999


Lloyd Rogers
Query: Looking for Cagle, Washington Ell born around 1845 to 1856 in Tennessee. Settled in Oklahoma and died 1920 buried in Peel, Arkansas. Wife maiden name was Smith, Nancy.
Posted: July 1999


Debbie Ekman
Query: Looking for Simmons, Harrison from Oklahoma, Hays, Alice Elizabeth born 3-22-1878 Franklin Co., Alabama. Died 4-24-1948 San Augustine Co. Texas, married Webster F. Hays.
Posted: July 1999


Marsha
Query: I am looking for a Fox, Mary Emma who married VanBuskirk, John James. These are my great great grandparents. She was on the Trail of Tears. We do not know her Indian name. Last know place of residence for them is Pennsylvania.
Posted: July 1999


BezinqueV
Query: Junaluska, Junaluska
Posted: July 1999


B.J. (Massey) Clay
Query: In looking through the Dawes Commission 1896 Index I find a Clarinda Massey, tribe: Cherokee, Case number 5317. My g-g-great aunt was Clarinda Massey. How can I find out the names of the parents of the one listed in Case Number 5317. I know her parents names and if they are the same, I still have a lot of looking to do. The one that is listed on the Dawes Commission Index, will it tell what percentage Cherokee she was?
Posted: July 1999


Marva Dace
Query: John Caesar Eubanks born Nov. 28, 1878 died Sept. 7, 1982 he lived in Boyington, Oklahoma when he died. He was married to Lutitia Pulcher born June 6, 1881, she died August 9, 1962. Surnames: Eubanks, Pulcher.
Posted: July 1999


Margie Glenn
Query: Liza Jane McDowell born Cherokee Indian in the Oklahoma territory in 1850. Died in early 1950s in Missouri or Arkasas.
Posted: July 1999


John H. Miller
Query: Looking for any information on Warren George Thorpe. Was married in Michigan to Francine Ellenwood. Children consist of Warrenetta Dorothy, Anthony George, Margaret, and Bettylou Alice.
Posted: July 1999


Deborah Hogan
Query: Caroline Mangrum married William Steele. I don't know what yr.
Posted: July 1999


Jennifer Abbott
Query: Pahoka (spelling?)
Posted: July 1999


Gretchen Meers - Kusko
Query: James Meers: Born in Brownsville, Texas. Father was Cherokee. Emma Bell Nooncaster: Born in Mississippi. Was supposed to have walked the walk of crying (Trail of Tears).
Posted: July 1999


Gary Lowrance
Query: Molly Ross (1/2 Cherokee) married John Clark possibly of Kentucky, had child Eva Belle Clark. Would like any available records for Molly Ross and her ancestors.
Posted: July 1999


Tigue, Curtis Rufus
Query: I am looking for information on my grandfather's family. Henry Tigue dob-2-2-1874 dod 9-4-1965 buried in Amity, Ar. married Martha Jane dob 11-12-1868 dod 4-18-1953 buried Amity Ar. Children: John, Albert, Joe, Curtis, Frank, Nancy Belle, Azell. My father, Frank told us grandfather was full blood Cherokee and was born on the Okla. reservation I would like information on his tribe and if he had a reservation number. Also any link with his brother Green or Greenleaf. Last names are spelled:Tigue, Tague and Teague.
Posted: July 1999


Michael Burdett
Query: Suckey Hill Slaven: Born Dec. 23, 1842, died Dec. 4, 1918. Mother Nancy Smith, father Berry Hill. Married Andrew B. Slaven. Buried in Scott Co. Tenn. Reportedly full blood Cherokee.
Posted: July 1999


Rhonda Reed
Query: Allie Hamby was born on February 23, 1873. She married Tom McDaniel who was born on January 6, 1870. They lived in Akinsville, MO and then moved to Kansas. They were my great-grandparents. I have been told that Allie was part Cherokee. Any information on Allie's Cherokee ancestry is appreciated.
Posted: July 1999


Barbara Bayless
Query: Harnage(?) Not sure of the spelling. This was her married name, either in the late 1800 or early 1900 moved to Georgia (Savannah area). Basically just looking for any info on the last name I am working on getting more info.
Posted: July 1999


Sandra E Williams
Query: Julia E. Barrow: b. June 7 1893 Jackboro, Jack Co, Texas, d. Sept 22 1035 Tulare, Ca. Father - Calvin Luther Barrow. Mother - Lucy Ellen Gunter.
Posted: July 1999


Audrey
Query: Ben Tygar: This was my grandfather's name. I know very little about him except that my mother says he was one-half Indian. She has no idea what tribe. Is Tygar a Cherokee name? I am interested in getting my tribal card.
Posted: July 1999


Sonya Lee Evans
Query: Laughton Wade: from Alabama. Chester Lee Berry
Posted: July 1999


Brenda Cook
Query: Wade Hampton Cook was born in Aynor, South Carolina and the father of Wade Sylvestor who is the father of Lloyd (born 1927) who currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina. I am looking for members of this family that were, or were part, Cherokee.
Posted: July 1999


P Minn
Query: I am looking for information on my grandmother Bettian Maxwell (married to John Wells), born in Campbell County, Tennessee. She died of TB in 1926, and was buried in Norris, TN before the TVA.
Posted: July 1999


Wanda Ruth
Query: Benjamen and Lottie England, John and Belle England: Benjamin and Lottie were on the Trail of Tears. Need help with Cherokee history. Where did they start.
Posted: July 1999


Emily Vance
Query: Adams, Virginia, born 1864. Was moved from Georgia to Oklahoma. I know that she was taken on the Trial of Tears. I am not sure of the exact date of her birth. We know that her uncles name was John Adams and that her brother was named after that uncle. The uncle fought with the Quantel's Raiders Boone, Elizabeth, I am not sure when she was born. I hope you have records of Virginia Adams. She married a Malone.
Posted: July 1999


Lois Ragan
Query: Willis W. Ragan had a girl born 11 Apr 1905 with the mother listed as unknown on the birth certificate. The family claims the mother was a Cherokee. Since Willis was married at the time to another woman what happened to this baby and the mother?
Posted: July 1999


Ed Carter
Query: Taylor, Roundtree (Rondtree)
Posted: July 1999


Mel Bartelmey
Query: John Cheek: Born Tenn around 1805 married Louisa around 1827 moved to Ill about that time. Trying to find Louisa's maiden name and parents. Also John and Louisas marriage date and license.
Posted: July 1999


Tina Brown
Query: Carey William L. - Born 1885 in either Kansas or Colorado. Family lore has it that William was an adopted Native American (Cherokee). The 1900 Census for Otero Co., Colorado has a William Carey living with Egar Carey and wife, Elva. William's birth month was given as October 1885 and he was listed as adopted, and away at school. But a William Carey, born December 1885, Navity Kansas, Nativity American (Does this mean Native American??), was also shown in the 1900 Census as attending the Colorado State Industrial School, Golden City, Jefferson County. William Carey married Carolyn Beltran on August 5, 1905 at Fort Garland, Colorado. William's marriage record list his parents a Lawrence Carey and Pacifica R. Cortes. His death certificate shows his parents as Lawrence Carey from Ireland and his mother as Angeline Monteur born in Colorado. Also my mom found a marriage record for a Lawrence Carey and A Pacifica Newhow (not sure of the spelling of Newhow for I have not seen this document). I believe the marriage date was 1882. William L. Carey died July 10, 1942, in Seattle, Washington. Please I need ideas about Indian adoptions, why he might be in an industrial school, any thoughts or idea's on where to check for records or what kind of records I might be able to find.
Posted: July 1999


Nancy Howard
Query: Harris: Great grandfather was Harris and married (so the story goes) to a Cherokee Indian, think her surname was Gunn (could have been Gann). Her brother was the Chief. My grandfather was Luther Marion Harris and was married to Florence Mills. Their children were my father Carree (pronounced Car ree), Willie, Emery, Bernie, Eda Mae and Laura Belle. They were from Missouri originally but settled in Illinois.
Posted: July 1999


Ashley Nelson
Query: My grandfather told a crazy story about one of his parents being a Cherokee Indian. He swore it was true though, I am interested in my heritage and wondering if any of you knew a Warren Baker (my grandfather) - or any related to him.
Posted: July 1999


Dave Molzan
Query: Herbert Presley: Born ? died 1988, from Longbranch, Tennessee, married Ava Coleman and lived in Nashville, Tennessee. I am looking for siblings or cousins of Herbert.
Posted: July 1999


Barry Herald
Query: Mary Ann Miller Clemons was married name 1901-1991 was great grandmother her true surname was Shaney and she was from Breathitt Co KY.
Posted: July 1999


Brandy Daley
Query: Last name Coates (female), Pennsylvania, originally from Oklahoma.
Posted: July 1999


B. Miller
Query: Am interested in locating any Native American links to my husband's family tree. All originated in and around Hawkins Co., TN and Scott Co., VA. Surnames were: Miller, Edens, Hickman, Christian, and Payne. Also would like to locate information about my grandmother who was supposed to be Cherokee. I do not know her name but she married Henry Ledbetter and were from MS, NC, LA, and later migrated to TX. They had 12 children (all with Native American features). My grandfather's name was Columbus Clear Ledbetter (b1899 d1957). His relatives were named Cecil O'Rastus Ledbetter (bro), Beadie Thelma Ledbetter (sist). Henry was supposed to be a school teacher, however, refused to allow his children to be schooled in any manner. None of them learned to read or write until they became adults.
Posted: July 1999


Elizabeth Freeman
Query: John Henry Jones was Cherokee Indian and according to my uncle came to Indian Territory in 1907 with the Trail of Tears. My grandfather, John William Jones was born 1878, Sept 24 in Carbon Hill Alabama, died Sept 6, 1957, he lived in Henryietta Oklahoma. My father Jack Arthur Jones was born in Dewar Oklahoma 1910. I would like information on my greatgrandfather.
Posted: July 1999


Sharon Stevens
Query: Fanna (Fanny, Frances) Chapman/Chatman (married name, maiden name unknown), born 1798 in NC; resided in TN 1823-1842, in MO 1843 until her death, ca 1893. Husband's given name unknown. Children: 1. Thomas H. (1823-1910); 2. Frances (1825-1850); 3. Berry H. (1829- ); 4. Trixia P. (1832- ); 5. Tiro (1832- ); 6. William C. (1833- ); 7. Cynthia (1838- ); 8. Tennison (1840- ); 9. Martha J. (1843- ).
Posted: July 1999


Charles Parker
Query: Redbird, Mary Jo Hindus/Daniel. I have been doing genealogy on my family name for about 9 years now and just starting on the Indian part. My ggg grandfather was named Albert Henry Daniel. He married a woman named Rebird. The family records I have show her name was also Mary Jo Hindus. Since I am completely new to this, so which name am I researching? The Redbird or Hindus name; and will these names be in census records, marriages etc like other names? This marriage would have taken place in the early 1820s. Redbirds daughter was named Harriet Marie Parker and she is my gg granmother. I am trying to find out why now even 170 years later some of my kids look white and some are dark skinned with jet black hair. Same way with my brothers and sisters and aunts and uncles. Some of us are white and some are dark skinned. For all who are chuckling at my ignorance just help me get started and I will be most appreciative.
Posted: July 1999


Judy Ford
Query: William Jewel Ford born Balco, Oklahoma December 2, 1916. I am looking for my family tree which goes back to Bat Masterson Geogie Beth Masterson is my great grandmother.
Posted: July 1999


Lynda Rice Boyd
Query: Clifton Jewel Rice: b. Nov 8, 1890. I am researching my grandfather's ancestry. He claimed to have grown up on a reservation, I think in OK, possibly KY. I am wondering if he is on any Cherokee roles as I believe that would be the most likely tribe. His father's name may have been Millard Fillmore Rice, but I don't know for sure. He married Dulce Estelle Roberts on Dec 31, 1915, I think in TX.
Posted: July 1999


Debbie Hermansen
Query: Coburn (Cobern) Harriett J. (Harrett/Hattie/Hariet) my ggg-grandmother. According to her death certificate she was born in Ala., dob 12-25-1826 (1836?) dod 1-11-1933. She died in Tennessee where most of my family resides. Family stories say she was full blood and her family supposedly was involved with the Trail of Tears. I am unable to find out who her mother and father were along with any of her brothers and sisters. she married Benjamin Franklin Morris (born 1802 in N.C.) and had 5 children. Solomon (dob186), LydiaElen (dob1867), George (dob1870), Tennessee (dob 1871), and Emily (dob1875). The first 3 were born in Miss. and the last 2 were born in Tennessee., this is confirmed by the 1880 census for Decatur County Tennessee. Her daughter Tennessee(tennie) was my g-grandmother.
Posted: July 1999


Stephanie
Query: My great-grandmother's maiden name was Elizabeth Lavender. She was from Greene County in Alabama. Her parent's names were Edmon and Emmaline (Emmerline?) Lavender. She married James Cheatham. I know she had brothers and sisters. I'm trying to find out more about that family.
Posted: July 1999


Dianne Rich
Query: Loftis, Carter, French, Gibson, Perdue/Perdew, Rich Carter, Fannie: I am looking for any information on this woman. She was my great-grandmother (maternal) born in North Carolina and supposedly full Cherokee. Any information on the other names also needed.
Posted: July 1999


Katie Knapp
Query: Lakes, Lizzie
Posted: July 1999


Robert Salsman
Query: I am looking for any information I can find about Awatha Hatfield or Aletha Hatfield. Surnames: Skaggs, Hatfield.
Posted: July 1999


Shannon Anderson Clark
Query: A daughter of Chief Pushmataha married a Swedish soldier who fought with Andrew Jackson at the battle of New Orleans in 1814. The soldier's name was Jack Anderson. I am a descendent of Jack and the daughter. They lived in Mississippi and the Anderson's still live in Hattiesburg, Mi.
Posted: July 1999


Bessie Riggs
Query: Great grandmother: Bessie Riggs
Posted: July 1999


Robin Ellison
Query: Mary Harter lived in Ohio.
Posted: July 1999


Jeff Bairnsfather
Query: Floyd Turner: This is my grandfather who my mother has told me is half-Cherokee. We believe he was born in Tennesee or Alabama. He worked in Alabama.
Posted: July 1999


Jody Evans
Query: Lucy Thomas - Cherokee name: To-mi-sy (?) born 1888 in Saline (?) Dist Cherokee nation Daughter of roll no. 4641 Eastern Cherokee rolls. Believed to be my great grandmother. Can you give me any information on her father John Smith, Cherokee name: Jar-ny Go-tleo ner-ur-s.ky (?), or his wife Sarah Smith, Cherokee Name Nee-gu-dah-yih, maiden name Blue Bird. John Smith was apparently born in old nation Georgia.
Posted: July 1999


J. A. Salisbury
Query: D. Allen Withers: Seeking info on his parents born in Missouri in late 1800's.
Posted: July 1999


Theresa Mills
Query: Lovelace, Alba
Posted: July 1999


Laurel Wilson
Query: Beulah Mae Seabourne: Born in Ft. Smith Arkansas on August 23, 1896. Died on December 24, 1961. She married Claude Lee Wilson on July 16, 1918 in Fort Worth, Texas. I am looking for information about Beulah.
Posted: July 1999


Escoffery Babatunde
Query: George Turner Lee, Mary Elizabeth Lee (Lucas), Joseph Lawson
Posted: July 1999


Travis Boroden
Query: Bourne
Posted: July 1999


Lisa
Query: Thompson
Posted: July 1999


John Graham
Query: Will Graham: Born 9/27/1881 in Tn., died 1/5/55. Buried in Friendsville, Tn. Brothers John and James, and a sister Lela Francis. Married to Sarah Lee Graham (nee Sharp). James died in a RR accident early 1900's and John either owned/sharecropped a farm in Maryville/Loudon area at time of Will's death.
Posted: July 1999


Jim Helton
Query: Arnold Helton: Born in Greene Co TN about 1830s and died in Missouri about 1870s. Married Rhoda Yeakley also from Greene Co. TN. I am looking for any information on the Helton side.
Posted: July 1999


Mary Simon
Query: Looking for a Dillie Foust born in Georgia late 1800. Moved to Missouri, then to Oklahoma. Married Thomas N. Anderson. Dillie passed away 1957, Stilwell, ok. Also interested in: Cooper, Davis, Philibert.
Posted: July 1999


Richard Schooley
Query: Schooley, McQuinn, Howard
Posted: July 1999


Mark R. Stevenson
Query: I am looking for information concerning Hanna Leslie and her husband, William McCoy. My family thinks that she was a full or half blood Cherokee tribe member. She was born around March 31, 1842.
Posted: July 1999


Debbie Roma
Query: Benjamin Spencer Sertain: Born 1896 Ducktown, TN. Married Connice Jones.
Posted: July 1999


Elizabeth T. Elswick
Query: Bennett, Morton
Posted: July 1999


Nicole Martinez
Query: Alice Powell: daughter of a German immigrant and full-blood Cherokee. Lived in Chilicothe, Ohio, married Charles Faulkner circa 1850. Looking for any historical information. (213) 217-7137
Posted: July 1999


Georgia Lancaster
Query: Womack, Price
Posted: July 1999


Mary Ann Partridge
Query: Mother was Cherokee Hazel Ernestine Ruick married Sidney Partridge and lived in Newton Kansas. Anyone know of this Cherokee family.
Posted: July 1999


Dirk Brogdon
Query: Mary Crow: I am looking for any information on my great great grandmother. I am told she was on the Trail of Tears.
Posted: July 1999


Donald W. O'Neil
Query: Martha Jane Rainwater, wife of Howard Smith. Both of Union County NC. 1825-1850 ? I have heard that Rainwater is a Cherokee name. Can someone verify this?
Posted: July 1999


Enoch Two Feathers
Query: Enoch Two Feathers
Posted: July 1999


Chuculate
Query: Irons
Posted: July 1999


Michelle Wigent
Query: Good, Goode
Posted: July 1999


Peggy Reid
Query: Looking for "Hicks" William and Margaret (Peggy) Connell. They were from Alabama before that they were from SC or NC. They are in the 1850-1870 Winston County, Al. census. Have info, will share.
Posted: July 1999


David Goodman
Query: Arletta or Alvaretta Marks was supposedly born in Indiana in April of 1863 and died in 1909 or 1910. She married Albert Champlain. They had several children, of which Elsie Champlain is my grandmother. A. Marks is believed to be 100% Cherokee. Looking for her or any relatives that may be in the Dawes Finals Enrollment Book.
Posted: July 1999


Stebbins
Query: Marshall, Vick, Stebbins
Posted: July 1999


Donna Campbell
Query: Chubby Bluebucket: Father of Sarah (b. 1741) in Amherst VA. She married into Bibb family of VA. Looking for any information on Sarah, Chubby, and how to find them.
Posted: July 1999


A.Dolores Hamilton
Query: Hunter, Louisa born @Kershaw Co., SC 1830. Daughter Laura@1849. Son Charles @1855. Married James Stuckey. Children Jimbo?, Dick, Wilson.
Posted: July 1999


Lee Brooks
Query: Emma Roberts: Born in 1873 in the vicinity of Searcy, Ark. Moved to Texas at age 12. Married Isaac Clark at Bandera, TX. Searching for parents and siblings.
Posted: July 1999


Sue Maynard
Query: Looking to find maiden name of great-grandmother who was full blooded Cherokee from Tn. Arminda Davis b.12-15-1864 d.4-9-1947 married William Davis b.2-1-1867 d.9-9-1947 Angeline Betty daughter b.1-10-1895 d. 9-1-1961 married Eiphrom Foster Myers b.6-18-1884 d.4-8-1963 All lived in TN all their lives.
Posted: July 1999


Eddie Bennett
Query: Fuller, William Eugene (or EugeneWilliam) born 8/23/1873 to Mack Fuller and Lizzie, surname unknown, if any, in Alabama. My grandfather was half blood Cherokee and caucasion and died on 2/11/58. He was married to Mabel Padgett and resided in Farmington W Va. for most of his adult life. I would appreciate any help or ideas about where to find evidence of my great grandmother's inclusion on Cherokee rolls.
Posted: July 1999


Ann Langdon
Query: White, Langdon
Posted: July 1999


Gary Seals
Query: Webber, Coachman
Posted: July 1999


Michael Battey
Query: Parnell, Doggett
Posted: July 1999


Jeffers
Query: Connections between Jeffers, Mickel, Micheal, Michel, Mitchell, recorded connection between Cherokee and Oneida, Mohawk tribes which have a similar language.
Posted: July 1999


Scott McCown
Query: Downs
Posted: July 1999


Kathy
Query: Mary J. Ross b. 10/26/1854 - d. 2/19/04 married Benjamin F. Jett 3/6/1873. Ross, J. Albert brother of Mary. They are from Montgomery Co. TN. Would like to know if they are connected to chief John Ross.
Posted: July 1999


Shannon Ghere
Query: I am looking for anyone with information on a Captain John Fish, whose daughter is Eliza Jane Fish. She married Joe Hendricks, I have no dates or places only the names I would like to have John's wife's name or at least a last name before marriage. Eliza is my great-great grandmother. Also if anyone knows of or has heard of Ben Love, he is full blooded Cherokee roll # 31538. He is my great-great grandfather on my fathers Dad's side. He married Elizabeth Martin. Place and date of birth, marriage, and death would be even more so.
Posted: July 1999


Nate Kirby
Query: The last name is Head. I have heard we have a Cherokee blood line in our family but I am not sure.
Posted: July 1999


Shirley T. Goldman
Query: Buff, Amedian Catherine
Posted: July 1999


Jack McGilbert
Query: Willie
Posted: July 1999


Marsha Kemp
Query: Smith, Asenith. b. 9/1806, d.9/9/1891. Married Lloyd Polk. Six children, Washington, John, Jim, Franklin, Minervia, and Pasha. She may have been a Cherokee woman from Tennessee. My grandfather, Hubert L. Polk, said his great-great grandfather (LLoyd P.) and his great-great uncle went to Tennessee and brought back two Cherokee girls as brides. The Polks settled in Prentis, Mississippi and around Clinton, Louisiana briefly. Issac Polk held land in Mississippi and Louisiana, fought in the War of 1812 and his sons fought inthe Civil War.
Posted: July 1999


Harold Wayne Higgins
Query: Martha Woods (former name not known). Martha was born in VA or TN circa 1810. Married Montgomery Woods and lived in Hawkins Co., TN, near Rogersville from 1850-1870. Would like to know who Martha's parents were, etc. She was supposedly of Cherokee descent.
Posted: July 1999


Carl Otero
Query: Otero Eppe Manuel Arguello Sadie
Posted: July 1999


Pat Knight
Query: Lucas
Posted: July 1999


Marsha Beck
Query: Silvis
Posted: July 1999


Barbara Ivey
Query: Huggins, LaBass
Posted: July 1999


Christopher Wrenn
Query: Sanders
Posted: July 1999


Jennifer Hotaling
Query: Houk
Posted: July 1999


Suzy Olson
Query: Hicks
Posted: July 1999


Linda
Query: Hunkerfoot
Posted: July 1999


Steve Looney
Query: Looney
Posted: July 1999


Judy Hayes
Query: Scott
Posted: July 1999


P. Kinsell
Query: Hedge
Posted: July 1999


Jerry Shields
Query: Sullivan
Posted: July 1999


Alicia Hanley
Query: Hanley
Posted: July 1999


Larry Cogdill
Query: Locklear
Posted: July 1999


Vic Burdin
Query: Lindsey/Lindsay
Posted: July 1999


JoAnn Campbell
Query: Hale, Holston
Posted: July 1999


Fuller
Query: Fuller
Posted: July 1999


Christine Fields
Query: Fields
Posted: July 1999


Francina Faulkner
Query: Faulkner
Posted: July 1999


Dorie Lynn Durden
Query: Creel
Posted: July 1999


Kaci Forth
Query: Cox, Scott
Posted: July 1999


Ted Klebes
Query: Clark, Fahl, Shannon
Posted: July 1999


Stewart
Query: Carmichael, Floyd
Posted: July 1999


David Green
Query: Canupp
Posted: July 1999


Carol Carter Sievers
Query: Carter, Sievers
Posted: July 1999


LeRoy Thompson
Query: Samuel Petree Edwards born in of Pageton, VA in 1900 had a grandmother who was believed to Cherokee, "Grandma Sue".
Posted: July 1999


Leslie Maltby
Query: Fannie Sharrar was born around 1870 in Illinois, moved to Missouri around 1875. Married in Phelps Co., Missouri, a Corey. Died about 1965. I'm told she was of Cherokee descent. Would like to know more about her family.
Posted: July 1999


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