I was always told by my family that my 2nd great grandmother was “full blood Cherokee.” I have found no indication of this in my research but I would like to know more. My grandfather and his brothers did look like they had native ancestry. Her name was Mary Susan Harrison and she married William
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My whole life I was told I was 1/4 Cherokee. So I traced my heritage and found through family stories and such, that Grandmother Orie I Lisenba was 3/4 Cherokee. Her mothers name was Ada Mandy Harrison. I was told she was full Cherokee and her mother was named Mandy Petty, and her fathers name
My great-grandmother’s name was Mae Gabbard and she was born abt 1903 in Arkansas but her family came from Kentucky before that, she died in California in 1986. I was always told she was full blood Cherokee and am trying to find out about her life and history.