I had always been told that our family had native american ancestors so it was not a shock when I started working on my genealogy that I came across my 6th Great Grandmother -Catherine “Rising Fawn” Moytoy. She married William Presley Self in 1751 and had my 5th Great Grandfather, Issac Self in 1759. I
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Looking for information on my family genealogy. I’ve traced back several generations but am unable to determine where the Cherokee heritage actually lies. I was told my great-grandmother’s mother was full blooded Cherokee, named Harriet Jane Self, later married to Charley Sparks. She was born in 1888 in Newton County, Arkansas.
I’m looking for the mother and father of Lidy/Lydia Gunter born 1790 in North Carolina. She married Francis Self in 1804 Tennessee.
I hope I can get some much needed help. My Grandmother’s Grandmother was Elizabeth Nelson born about 1830 in Blount County Alabama she married William Wesley Self. She was full blood Cherokee. I would like to know who her parents were and any siblings she may have had and any other information I can get
Is there a document or record proving the marriage between William Presley Self (1732-1812) and Catharine Ghi-Go-Ne-Li Rising Fawn Moytoy (1730-1800)? (Any other proof of her relationship to her tribe would be wonderful) Rising Fawn was also allegedly married to Ghi Go Ne Li Bushyhead.