To be honest, my ancestry search starts as with many cliche ones do…my mom told me my grandfather said we have Indian in our family. To be even more unsure of things, I am not even sure if our Indian ancestor is even Cherokee. My search has led me to two possible family lines that
Genealogy Queries by surname - Allen
I am searching for any information about my ancestor Rachel Viola Whitecloud. She is believed to have been born in Virginia in 1780. She married John Persinger about 1800 in Virginia. She had a daughter Judith (Judy) Persinger in 1810. After the death of John, she married William Allen. She died in Iowa about 1865.
I’m trying to find her in the rolls she married Jiles H. Duncan Sr. Can anyone help? I don’t know her birth year but she was born June 6th.
We have been told that our great grandfather Allen was on the Trail of Tears. Not sure if his name was William Charles Allen or Charles William Allen. He was a young boy when they started out. Somewhere along the trail, there was talk that he might have ‘stopped’ for a bit. I do know
David W. Ross, His mother is Annie seabolt- His father was Thomas Ross. My grandmother was one of his daughters. Her mother was minnie walker. Just need to be able to conect all the lines.
I’m looking anyone that is related to Richard Allen and/or Robert Allen. Also relatives of Tommy Lightfoot.
I’ve heard all my life that there is Cherokee in my ancestry. My first cousins and distant cousins have heard the same thing. None of us has been able to confirm this. My uncle’s story is that our Cherokee relative was a farmhand for someone and at one point took on this person’s name. The