My grandmother’s side of the family has always told me I was part Indian. My research from Anna Dickens, Nina Witherspoon Price, led me to Dragging Canoe. How can I be sure I’m right?
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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 information on Morning Star/Morning Starr who was a Cherokee Indian who lived with her Cherokee people in a village on Little Rock Creek, NC in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains. She married David Vance, born 1798. They had four children, David, Abner, Virginia Jane, and Delila. Been to NC and they said
My name is April Neece Lett and i have for a few years tried to find out my family’s heritage. I know we have a lot of Cherokee Indian blood in us. My great great grandmother was Jane Hicks which she was full blooded was married to PVT Ephriam M. Kiser. Their daughter which was
Searching for information about my 5th Great Grandmother, Indian Jane Hubbard. She was born Abt. 1760 and died April 10, 1820. She married Chares Rakes, born Abt 1755 in Ireland and died May 23, 1835 in Franklin County, Virginia, United States of America.
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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
I am looking for information as to whether or not my grandmother’s family was in part Cherokee or other tribe of Native Americans. My paternal great-grandmother’s maiden name was Cornelia Florence Chestnut. I was told she may have been full or half blood Cherokee by her daughter, my grandmother. She only had anecdotal based info.
My great grandmother was Mamie Ann Robertson. (who married William Herbert Watkins, born 1905, Ky) I have been told growing up she was 50% Cherokee. She was born in 1907 in Virginia. She never ever talked about her life as a youth and rarely of the past itself. There is no doubt she was Cherokee.
I am looking for any information on my GGGG Grandmother Morning Star, Cherokee Maiden who lived with her people in a village on Little Rock Creek, NC in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains. She would have been born in the 1700’s. My GGGG Granddad, David Vance I, born 1788, took Morning Star across the