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,
Genealogy Queries by surname - Adams
I have a 4th great-grandmother, Charity Adams, who was born in 1783 in either North Carolina or Kentucky. Her father’s name was William Adams, and her mother’s name is unknown. Charity claimed to be an orphan when she married in 1800 to John Bly, and that her guardian was said to be William Stringer, even
Growing up we were always told we were part Native American and several years ago I was finally able to trace my line back to my 6th great grandmother Katie Pettit Teague Rogers. (My grandmother’s mom was placed in an orphanage in Fort Smith Arkansas and things were pretty hush hush due to the circumstances
So this is my first query and I would like to know what are some common Cherokee surnames. I have always been told my grandmother, whose last name was Jones, born in Adairville Kentucky, was of Cherokee descent. So I am trying to find out.
I have been told my deceased mother Bobbie Jean Adams was 1/2 Cherokee.My grandma then was full blooded.Lived in Knott county, KY.Bobbie was from an affair between my grandmother & Dana Adams.He raised my mother. Mom told us where to find our grandma,& my 3 sisters & I went to see her back in the