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
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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
My granddad told us he was Native American, but he didn’t have anything to go on other than family given names of his ancestors. Indeed, he had the high cheekbones and beautiful darker complexion, and looked the part. Generations of his ancestors lived in or around Wake County (Raleigh area), and his name was Raeford
My grandmother’s name was Paula? Holbrook she lived in Hollywood, GA. I was told she is the great, great granddaughter of Chief Grey Eagle of the Ga. Cherokee Clan. We were long hairs. I so want to know my heritage.