Want to know if I had Cherokee ancestors.
Genealogy Queries by region - Tennessee
I am trying to find a photograph or painting of Chief William Abraham Hicks or his brother, Charles Renatus Hicks. If you have one or know where I can obtain one, please let me know. William is my 1st Cousin, 6X removed. Thank you! Peggy
My great, great grandmother was Jane Garner. My grandfather (William C Pittman aka William Micajah Pittman) always said that she was a full-blood Cherokee. Looking for any Cherokee connection and names of her parents. She was born sometime before 1827 in Tennessee, and married Samuel Denny in Kentucky in 1835. They had numerous children, one
Looking for relatives of hers or her father Dragging Canoe.
My husbands great -great grandfather was Peter Guess, born 1829, died 1890. Researching his genealogy, I have found information that suggests that Peter’s father was Sequoyah, 1776-1843. I am searching for any information to either verify or refute this.
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During the Trail of Tears, my GGGGreat-Grandfather found a young Cherokee Maiden, who was very ill. The Cherokees left her with him, hoping he could get medical help for her. My GGGGreat-Grandfather nursed her back to health and married her. I would love to know her name and maybe have a photo of her. Our
Born & raised in East Tn. with the stories of a full blooded Cherokee great grandmother; Rachel Newberry; whom married a scots-irishman named John Long. They’ve lived in North Carolina, Tellico Plains, Tn.,Fannin Co. Ga.& Maryville, Tn. (where she died in 1949 @ age 86). I just want to be a member of The Eastern
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