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  • dodgerdog1 An Urgent Matter: How to Receive CDIB Card? from dodgerdog1. 7 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 29

    Hello! I’m 1/64th Choctaw by blood (I understand it’s not much), and have proof that my great-great-grandfather, who was 1/4th, was a Dawes Roll enrollee as a young boy. Though I have ample proof of this and can order even more such evidence from other entities, my dilemma is that…

  • Helene L Ramos Mississippi Choctaw Rejected from Helene L Ramos. 15 comments, most recently from Leo Pergson on August 25

    My husband is from both Cherokee and Choctaw decent. Apparently his ancestor Sylvester P Sims and his wife Louisa A Sims applied for enrollment and were given MCR1350 which i understand means they were rejected. Both of their parents died before the rolls were done. Is there anywhere else I…

  • Shelley Green Born on Indian Territory from Shelley Green. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 25

    My great great grandmother was born on Choctaw Indian Territory. Is that fact alone enough that my grandmother could register for a roll number? What is the process?

  • Linda Gaile Any Knowledge of people with the last name Gaile from Linda Gaile. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 24

    trying to find out if I am part Choctaw. My grandfather was Uel Marvin Gaile, born in Garvin, Ok. in 1900. My father never talked about his father, except to say he was Indian. Any information would be helpful. I am the oldest living member of my family.

  • Leo Pergson MISSISSIPPI CHOCTAW REJECTED- from Leo Pergson on August 22

    HAKLO ANUMPA Remember- Choctaw Nation(Oklahoma) under Dawes Tribal Membership and 14th Article Membership are compliant on separate Enrollment criteria- Don’t put 14th Article Enrollment criteria under Dawes Final Rolls- The 14th Article Claimant enrollment criteria is under the Mar 10, 1899 McKennon rolls- “IDENTIFIED” Rolls- that was Disposed of by…

  • Constance Hammond looking for information on Rose Ella (Rozella/ Ropila) and Dovey L Robinson from Constance Hammond. 14 comments, most recently from Constance Hammond on August 22

    I am trying to find some more information on the Robinson family. James W and Rose Ella, Madie, Maudie, Dovey L, Zachry T, and James W. Jr. Rose Ella was born in Arkansas in about 1870-1873 and James W about the same time Rose Ella parent were Zachry T. Rose…

  • Leo Pergson MC/R/ 14th ARTICLE/ COSOLIDATED/ SUPPORT GROUP MCR/ 14th Article Faimily Group Cards" For The Identification As Mississippi Choctaws" Stenographer/ from Leo Pergson. 2 comments, most recently from Helene L Ramos on August 19

    MC/R 14th Article Support Group- This e-mail will connect you to other MCR 14th Article Claimant Case files- When you e-mail me again, add these other e-mails to our MCR-14th Article support group- From: Tracy J. Prince <tracy.j.prince@gmail.com> To: leopergson <leopergson@aol.com> Cc: deatonsonya <deatonsonya@yahoo.com>; choctawbyblood1902 <choctawbyblood1902@outlook.com> Sent: Tue, Jul 29,…

  • James Moseley I have new info but need more from James Moseley. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 19

    I have an uncle that has been researching our genealogy for decades and his imformation coincides whith what has been found here. However, he is hard to get ahold of and I need 1 last piece of information so im wondering if there is a directory where I can find…

  • Dana Jordan Mctiggertt Indian heritage from Dana Jordan. 3 comments, most recently from Bill Dover on August 19

    I have been searching for a few years now to get more information on my great great grandmother. Name Roxie McTiggertt Born April 3 1896 in Arkansas At the age of 4 held residence in Indian territory. Information on that is: Detail: Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 10,…

  • Jan Pendergraft looking for family info. from Jan Pendergraft. 5 comments, most recently from anthony (tony) hattensty on August 16

    my grandmother is Patricia Hattensty and my father is Michael Pendergraft. Im trying to fill out my Tribal Membership paperwork but having problems. I dont know my grandmas D.O.B or my great grandparents names. If you think you can help me or gide me where to find this important info…

  • Danise Wallace Moore, John A and Delilah Moore from Danise Wallace. 7 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 13

    Researching John A Moore and Delilah Ann Moore. Choctaw nation info.( Lauderdale Ms) Delilah married William Chambers or Chambless Lauderdale Ms. Meridian- Have marriage lic. John A Moore signed for her to marry William. Anyone researching this family? Thank you Danise dwallacegurule@gmail.com

  • Crystal brown Need more help Suzanne thank you so much for what you have already done from Crystal brown. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 9

    I wonder if you can also help me find out information about my great-great-grandfather was Choctaw Edward spelt EDD oh I RE. Higgenbotham and there is another name that I am searching for on my mother side the name Haddaway H a TT a W a Y, according to my…

  • Crystal brown Thehigganbothum family from Crystal brown. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 6

    Hi my name is Crystal Viator Brown. I am looking for information about my great-grandmother she was hundred percent Choctaw Indian her name was Melinda higgenbothum according to my daughter higgenbothum is a very well-known name in the Choctaw nation I don’t know why, but I am trying to find…

  • Leo Pergson Choctaw Opinions requested- from Leo Pergson on August 3

    I came across this/and thought Josie/Josephine/ Robert E Stark/ Age are close/Might help you- and more than likely-not-but take a look- Mississippi Choctaw were listed on separate Mar 10, 1899 McKennon Rolls-of which 880 were "Full Bloods/ The McKennon Rolls were Discontinued on Mar 1, 1907- after that the Choctaw…

  • Bill Misner Choctaw opinions requested from Bill Misner. 5 comments, most recently from Sonya Deaton - (Pistubbee) on August 2

    Dear Choctaw Nation, I am the great-grandson of William Stark [full-blood Choctaw] and Josephine Stark [Chickasaw & some-white]. They birthed two Daughters, Laura Jean Stark, who at age 4 and Nellie B Stark[my grandmother, who at age 3] were taken/kidnapped from their family by American Soldiers in Indian Territory, in…

  • emdanos need some help please from emdanos. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 30

    My grand mother, and my aunts and uncles are registered but my mother never registered herself. I’m trying to figure out if I can register. Me and my husband are in the process of becoming foster parents and would love to be able to help other children with the same…

  • wendy gottesman Jessie Shelton Rachel Marrs from wendy gottesman. 17 comments, most recently from tjp on July 28

    Hi! i am doing family research and found the Dawes case of Maggie coleman that included my ancestor Jessie Shelton woh’s wife was Rachel Marrs. They were all refused and I wa wondering if any other decendents were able to be admitted to the tribe. Please contact me at wendyb@thegrid.net…

  • Rose Mary Faciane Family Lineage of the Brookter Family Louisiana from Rose Mary Faciane. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 22

    My grandfather’s father grew up on a reservation. His given name Kent, his surname Brookter. He lived in Pearl River. Trying to confirm ethnicity.

  • Sandra Hipps Childs Phoebe E. Tyler (Married to George W. Bell) from Sandra Hipps Childs. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on July 14

    Located George W. Bell, Male, IW (Intermarried White) Card #2145, Tribe: Choctaw by Intermarriage, Roll #900, Found nothing on his wife who I believe to be Phoebe E. Tyler. Only listing I can find is where she was on the census of 1885 as Phebie Bell. If you have any…

  • Sherry Blair Donate pottery to museum? from Sherry Blair. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 13

    My family has been carrying around a vase and 2 arrowheads for several generations now. It is all we have left of our heritage. My great grandmother was full blood Indian but I’ve been told the blood was of Cherokee Choctaw mix. My grandmother said that her mother escaped the…