Desperately seeking any information on Native American heritage for the Hornsby and Simmons families connected or from South Alabama. Thanks.
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My mother’s family has a proud verbal history of having Cherokee heritage. However, cannot find any hard data on Ancestry.com and of course, most people with direct knowledge have passed. Was always told that a Cherokee child was found on the side of the road near Birmingham, AL. She was approximately 3 years old and
I saw a post here about Addie Driskell, married a Cole and possibly had a daughter Rosa Florence Cole. Rosa was my great grandmother and I have been looking for ancestor lineage.
I am Lauren White from Cherokee County Alabama. I am looking for any family associated with the name of White and Medlin. My grandparents and parents are deceased and they were White and Medlin. Would love to know any history of my family. I’ve been told certain things growing up but would love to know
My gggrandfather was an Indian Chief who was hanged for stealing a horse, so the story goes. He lived in either Tennessee or Kentucky. He married a Cherokee woman by the name of Blue Feather. He lived outside but she lived inside a home owned by the last name Reed. She took that name on.
Looking for information on gg grandmother. Eva L Hunter born around 1880, not sure where. Found a record that said her parents were both in Alabama. She married at 18 to LH Bowden in Collins Arkansas. She died in 1913. I can not find any of her lineage. There is confusion on whether she was
Pearle Craddock Sowell, Pearle Craddock, daughter Minnie Lee Sowell aka Minnie Lee Weems married to Rufus Weems
I had always been told that our family had native american ancestors so it was not a shock when I started working on my genealogy that I came across my 6th Great Grandmother -Catherine “Rising Fawn” Moytoy. She married William Presley Self in 1751 and had my 5th Great Grandfather, Issac Self in 1759. I
Is there any way to know if my 2nd great grandfather, John Gunter is related to the one that established a relationship with a Cherokee tribe? I cannot confirm his birth year but his tombstone says 1834. His first appearance on a census in our records show him living at 10 years old, as a
Looking for information on 6GGF Chief John Watts. His Daughter Barsheba Watts (Gulledge). I am a DNA and Anscesrty Match.