Looking for proof of my heritage. Only know my Great-Grandmother said we were Cherokee. Not sure if its her side or her husband’s side, but I believe it’s his side. Marion (Bud) Slayton Jones and Minerva (Dovy/Dovie) Mae/May Tucker. Marion was born in Stillwater Oklahoma. Minerva was born in Joplin Missouri.
Genealogy Queries by surname - Jones
Jane D. Jones married Christopher Columbus Prescott abt. 1847 at Short Creek, Jefferson, Al. Jane was born Abt. 1830 and dcd: by 1870, Christopher B: abt., 1823 and dcd. abt. 1905. Lived in Alabama, Arkansas. Children of interest are: Rebecca Melissa and husband Jeptha E. Crossland. Cassandra/Catherine Eliz and husband William Friend Crossland. Latha Lucinda
Name William Proud
My great great grandmother is said to have been full-blood Cherokee. She would have lived in the Arkansas area, I believe Jones was her married name. She had a daughter named Florene who stayed in the Bryant Arkansas area after marrying Atlee Wright, who was from Indiana. My grandma, Thelma Wright was born in Bryant
B. 1805, Lived in Williamson county, Tennessee. Married Anna Jones and then her sister, Polly Jones. Had a daughter, Paralee Daniels, b. 1835. Walter was referred to as “Wat Daniels.” In notes from the family, Paralee was half Cherokee and her father 100% cherokee. I can’t find anything on Walter William Daniels in regular genealogy.
My great-great-grandmother Dora Jean Jones was 1/2 Cherokee. She was married to Robert Benjamin Long and had a child, Robert Ray Long. I do not know her parents names.
I am looking for information about my great grandparents. Cora Ellen Jones married to John Young. Their son Charlie Matthew Young is my grandfather.
Looking for any information on Elizabeth Wilkerson Jones. She and her sons were apparently admitted to the Cherokee nation from a congressional act. I cannot locate her number anywhere. She was located lastly in northwest Arkansas, but roots are in the Carolinas. She is my 4th great grandmother, her son John Jones was my 3rd
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 am stuck, my great grandmother Ellen Yeager Jones said she was Cherokee, everything I can find has her & the rest of the family listed as white. Years came from NC, Virginia & KY. A few of the Yeagers died in OK. I did find where my great great grandparents, Joseph E. Bright &