Lilly Byrd Wise
Genealogy Queries by region - Kansas
Trying to find information on a Cherokee family member in the Armstrong line. My great-grandfather was Albert Marvin Armstrong. His parents were Willis Mitchell Armstrong and Sarah Ellen Cole Armstrong. Willis came out of (Hickman County) Tennessee, moved into Arkansas, married Sarah Ellen, and then moved into Oklahoma.
Arthur O. Phelps was in 1900 census located in Oklahoma Cherokee Territory. I am his grandson. I was told he was 1/2 Cherokee. He went on to become a Principal at a grade school in Altamont, KS.
I am wondering if the surname Pace has come up in any Cherokee posts.
I have bits and pieces of family history and for years have intermittently tried to learn about my Cherokee bloodline. My grandmother (my father’s mother) was Lula Mae Avery Kelley, b. 1888. I have been told we are descended through her mother Nancy Lucinda Graham Avery, b. 1853. My uncle told me many years ago
Searching for info on Elmer Fred Johnson Cloud born Spenser, Kansas September 9 1905. May have had sisters and a brother named Fred. Possible father’s true name Dan. Mother’s name Mae or Mary. Possible true birth place Tecumseh, KN October 9 1906 or 07. My family kept their native roots a secret until my grandfather