Genealogy Queries by region - Oklahoma
Looking for family
my great grandmother was legal tender Johnson van horn, I’m looking for any and all information regarding her Cherokee heritage. She was born in Coalgate county OK, 1895-1968. Any information that shows she was Cherokee. Her mother was Julia c Van Meter 1869-1908. According to what history I know, she was disowned for marrying a
I’m looking for a Mamie Smith born 1850-1870 give or take. She married a man with the last name Moore. She was born on a reservation in Oklahoma. I would love to figure out her birth year. Her parents names. Anything really.
My mother side is to if said cherokee native American lineage but its still hard to find out when i get someone else past to not of our life past. My mother side is crummett and the miller surname last name. My father side is England but with alaskan native lineage too. Im melissa ann
Looking for David “King David” Benge and any other Benges
Looking for parents of William Wickliffe, full blood Cherokee born August 27, 1904 in Mayes Co., OK, living in Salina in 1942. His WWII draft registration states his next of kin was Caroline Wickliffe, however it doesn’t say if this was his wife or another relative. Ancestry states his mother was Charlotte Wickliffe and father
Looking for any information on John W Smith. Born about 1839 in Georgia. Married Nancy Levina Bradshaw in Benton Co Arkansas in 1867. They had a daughter, Levina E Smith. I have documentation stating John W Smith was full blood Cherokee. I can’t find any trace of him after he left in 1870.
Cherokee family history of Rebecca Dawson born 1889, father Henry, brother George
I am a Native American assistant history professor at Northeastern State University researching and writing about Cherokee historian Rachel Carolina Eaton and seeking to understand experiences of the Cherokee female seminary and Cherokee education in the Tahlequah region. I hope to connect with relatives and community who have direct ties to these histories and seminarians.