The book Warrior Mountain mentions my great-great aunt Cordelia Riddle née Gray as being full blooded Cherokee, but really she was 1/4 Cherokee. Her grandmother was full blooded Cherokee. It’s a dead end or open ended problem. I can’t find anything definitive. I’d really appreciate any possible help.
Genealogy Queries by region - Kentucky
I am looking for the parents of John Helton b. 1832 possibly in TN, maybe NC. He married Rebecca Gourley in Meigs Co., TN in 1849. He died in 1856 in Missouri. From DNA testing I have several cousins on the Helton side. Most of the cousins I have researched go back to the same
James L Corley, Elizabeth Corley daughter. Elizabeth was born in Morgantown, KY.
My 6th great grandmother was Betsy Laughing Water. I am hoping to find out who her parents were?
I am adopted. The only thing I know about my birth family is the Surname Martell and that there is Cherokee blood. I would like to learn where I come from.
My husbands family are said to be Cherokee, would like to find out.
I’m looking for info on my husband’s great great grandmother, Martha Jan3 Potter
Richard Fields parents
I am researching Powell surname in Fleming KY 1812. One of my 4th great grandmothers Harriett Powell born 1812 Fleming KY married to Samuel Rawlings (Rolings) born about 1807 Fleming KY. Both had migrated to Shelby Indiana by 1840. I have read that KY Powells possibly have Cherokee heritage.