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
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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.
I am looking to learn more about my grandparent. My grandmother Lula Edna Williams married Everett “Ben” Beadman, 95, Topeka, who died Tuesday, May 8, 2001 and died in 1961. Mary Frances Young, St. Paul, Minn., Deanna C. Walker, Beaumont, Texas, and Janet L. Hathaway and Delores J. Smith, both of Topeka; two sons, James
Any relatives of Caner Patton Smith (born 1882) and Mattie Molly Burke (born 1899): Had large family: Claud, Walter, Fred, Roy, Sarah, Tildia, June, Vernon, Jenny, & Margaret. Family lived in Pennington Gap, later moved to Harlan, KY and some to Kingsport, TN. Eventually, later family members moved to OHIO and ILLINOIS. Looking for any