My 3rd great grandmother is listed under the name Matilda Smith (sometimes Tilda or Tilde). I have read stories of her being a full Cherokee medicine woman. Her daughter, my 2nd great grandmother is Cinderella (listed also as Cynder, Cinder, Ella, Civdulla). I cannot find any records of Matilda’s childhood. The family she is connected
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I was told by my parents that my great grandparents were some of the first white settlers in the North Carolina area and that we had some Cherokee in us. I cannot seem to find records for either of these statements and I have been searching for years. My parents were John and Barbara (Lowe)
I am trying to find the family of my great grandmother who’s name was Corine Watkins before marriage. I am told that she was Native American. She was born in Hancock County, Georgia, in 1902. I have not been able to find anything about her before she married William Butts. Any help would be appreciated.
Looking for my Greatgrandmother who was Indian. We thought Cherokee but not sure. Her name was Margaret Ellen Wilson. She married Marion Bonaparte Watkins in Feb I think 1897. Not sure. Their son was William McKinley Watkins.
I am trying to locate information on Amanda R. Watkins (1826-1888). Amanda was of Cherokee descent although I do not know if it was on her mother’s (Sarah Brown) or her father’s (Eli Watkins) side. She married William Tharp. They lived in VA/MD. I have descendant information after her marriage. I believe Amanda (and/or her
John William Watkins is my grandfather on my mother’s side. He was born in 11/19/1900 in Tennessee and died on 5/12/1978 in Blanchard, Oklahoma. He was married to Allyn Chrstine Mains who was born on 5/25/1900 and died on 5/22/1989 in Blanch, Oklahoma. My great uncle swears that we have Cherokee Blood, but hasn’t been
I am trying to find information on my paternal grandmother Vester Mae Watkins. I have found a grave for her and my grandfather, Julius Henry Lard, who are both buried in North Carolina Cemetery in Alabama, but despite my efforts I cannot find anything else on Vester. On many of her children’s obituaries she is
I’m looking for any info on my great grandmother who was a Cherokee. She had a son named William McKinley Watkins. We are not sure if she married Marion Bonaparte Watkins.
I am trying to see if I have any relatives that were Cherokee. I have been told that I have Cherokee in me. My mother’s name is Martha Gail Shirley and my father’s name is James Elton Monday. His grandparent’s last name was Watkins. My mother’s mother’s name was Marie Shirley.
When my brother traveled to Kentucky to try and find some answers to our many dead ends he went to the courthouses around Lily one of the ladies there told him our great great grandfather was Calvin Goins and our great great grandmother was Deliah Hodge. When things were in turmoil in the 1800 his