I am looking for my great grandfather David “Dave” Mathis who was from Alabama. He had 2 families. 1in Smith County Mississippi (where he met my great grandmother Stella Ainsworth and had my grandfather James Albert Ainsworth with her) and the other in Alabama. Dave was a Cherokee.
Genealogy Queries by region - Mississippi
My dad has told me some family lore about our ancestors. Apparently, my GGGGGGrandad James Rambo married a Native American by the name of Melitta/Matlida/Melinda Rising Star of Running Star. She got in a lot of trouble with her father for this and he disowned her. They had 9 kids and lived in the GA,
My family was from TN,Alabama, Arkansas TX, OK and into Washington state. My grandfather Everett F Powell was born in Hartshorn Oklahoma in 1926 to Jesse F Powell born 1896 in Cravens OK. Mother Velma Mae Ross born 1904 in Arkansas. Jesse Powell parents from Wrath TX Jacob Pinkney Powell Cherokee nation and wife Amanda
Her name was Mattie Maria Fox, don’t know who her parents were, was born around 1860 in Mississippi. She married my great great grandfather William Newbolt around 1877-1879 in Texas. She was full Cherokee, but always listed herself as white on the census records.
Looking for a Stark Daniels or Stark L Daniels.
My Father’s name was Sid Mc Donald born Aug 28th 1915 in Fayette, Mississippi. My mother name was Frances Ruth Holt born Aug 14, 1918. Father had more then one brother. John stands out as one. My father’s mother was Cherokee and his father was Irish.
I’m researching my great grand mother Alice Walker.
New theory about William Alexander Heffington was that he was given to a Caucasion family to raise around 1830. Records indicate he was born in Alabama (possibly Lawrence County,Tennessee but doubtful) in 1824 but birth records cannot be found. He was married in Lauderdale County, Alabama in 1845, lived in Iuka, Mississippi in 1846. Would
I am looking for information regarding a Mary J. Lee. She is listed as being born in Mississippi in 1833 or 1834. She married in Arkansas (Bradley County) in 1854 (groom was William S.D. McCaskill). I am told she was a Cherokee Indian but am wondering if maybe she was Choctaw coming from Mississippi. Thank