Desperately seeking any information on Native American heritage for the Hornsby and Simmons families connected or from South Alabama. Thanks.
Genealogy Queries by surname - Smith
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.
My husband, Billy Ray Chitwood, of Campbell Co., TN, was always told he had Cherokee ancestors. He has done the ancestry DNA test and it doesn’t show, but since it would be far back that isn’t surprising. Serepta Lawson married William Hiram Bridges. Recently I came across a Tye Lawson (parents: George Rogers and Sally
Hi! Family tradition and a regional history book claim that one of our female ancestors was half Cherokee and half Irish. However, Ancestry.com doesn’t have information on her and a 23andme report actually showed no Native American blood in my grandmother. So, I’m trying to find out if the history book is wrong or if
I don’t know anything! Just found out I’m 1/4 Cherokee on my fathers side. His great grandmother was a smith who was full blooded cherokee. They apparently still own land there. I wanna know anything ! I just found my father 2 weeks ago. My grandmother was Mary Viola Smith. Maybe this isn’t enough info.
Looking for parents of Drury Smith born1809. Family story of Cherokee parent or grandparent. Possibly a Nancy Cherokee (née Burden??) and a liaison with James “1/2 indian” Smith 1786-1830 and a James Gypsy Smith 1755-1831. Any family tree type info appreciated. Not looking for anything but the satisfaction of verifying the stories we heard. South
I am looking for more information on the ancestors of JAMES WILLIAM ERVIN ELGIN born abt 1871 and DELITHA E. SMITH born abt 1876 I believe these are the parents of my great grandmother – FLOSSIE MAY (MAE) ELGIN, born abt 1898 whom I am told was full Cherokee. She married a german man –
I am attempting to find more info about John Smith born in VA Around 1760 he was married to Phoeba ? They had 3 children that I have found. Larkin, Drucilla and Sarah Sallie Smith. Drucilla was my 4 th Great Grandmother, she married Robert Storie, TN. They had several children one of their daughters
I am trying to determine if Flora Estella Smith, born April 1877 in Viola, Warren County, Tennessee was a member of the Cherokee Nation.
My great grandmother was Cherokee. She was marked to an Irish Preacher named Findley Roark. They lived in Red Bird Clay County Kentucky in 1930. She had 6 children. My grandmother Minerva 17, Mary 12, Burley 10, Matilda 8, Gilbert 6 and Fannie 3. I would like some information on her Cherokee heritage.