I did a check on my Cherokee heritage. I’m related to some chief who gave his daughter to a James “Jim” West then was made to walk the trail of tears. Can anyone help me with the name of the chief and the rest of the history.
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My great grandfather Jefferson Mansfield, father Norman Mansfield, married Janey Haney, Cherokee in North Carolina in the mid 1800’s. Yet it is recorded in family history in Warren County, Tennessee but I can’t find out anything about her. I do have a picture of her with a feathered headband. Also Hiram Yellow Creek Canaster but
Looking for information on possible Cherokee relatives. Surname of Ridenhour, Fredrick, Sexton, West. Areas are Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Alabama.
Trying to find family members.