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.
Genealogy Queries by surname - Chastain
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
Family lineage of the Garmon’s. Brenda Gail Garmon and her parents Charles and Thelma Garmon.
Is it possible to have Cherokee but not have family on the rolls? If so, how do I prove I am Cherokee? Thanks