Genealogy Queries by region - Kentucky
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.
My husband, Billy Ray Chitwood, of Campbell Co., TN, was always told he had Cherokee ancestors. He has done the ancestry DNA test and it doesn’t show, but since it would be far back that isn’t surprising. Serepta Lawson married William Hiram Bridges. Recently I came across a Tye Lawson (parents: George Rogers and Sally
Looking for relatives of Elizabeth Grubb from Butler, KY. Leander Grubb
My maternal grandmother (Tilly Acree or Starr) is thought to be 50% Cherokee. I was checking to see if she was on the tribal roles.
I was always told by my family that my 2nd great grandmother was “full blood Cherokee.” I have found no indication of this in my research but I would like to know more. My grandfather and his brothers did look like they had native ancestry. Her name was Mary Susan Harrison and she married William
Any confirmation of Ann Floating Cloud’s lineage?
Looking for any information on Parker Beasley, born 1814 in North Carolina. Our family has always been told he was half Cherokee. Hoping to determine who his parents, etc were
I’m looking for information on my great-great grandmother Margaret Ann “Peggy” Stephens (1837-1909) born in Whitley County, Kentucky. Died in 1909, Luray, KS. I know she is native as I have a picture of one of her daughters, Margaret (Foster) Curll, (who is very much so native or mulatto). I’m struggling locating any specifics on
I have been told that my great great grandmother, Vicey May Goff was either a full blooded Cherokee Indian or half Indian. My brother and I have both had DNA’s done with no report of any Indian DNA. I have a picture (tintype) in which she appear to physically resemble a Native American.