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  • The Red Road Choctaw Names from The Red Road. 13 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 21, 2013

    After the removal period in the 1830’s, I notice that many Choctaw have “English” names. Were these names acquired prior to removal (Mississippi) or upon registering with the Indian Agents in Oklahoma? Also, can someone provide a source to locate these records? Yakoke.

  • SherieK Genealogy from SherieK. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 21, 2013

    Albert Steele was a contractor and in 1900 lived in South McAlester, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory with is wife Lucy. Anyone with info on this part of history?

  • Alexa Finding my way... from Alexa. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 20, 2013

    Greetings, I was always told by my father, that my grandmother was Choctaw. Her name was Edith Harper. She lived and worked on the Mississippi river as a cook on a paddle boat. She met and married my grandfather and moved to Pittsburgh, PA. She went by the nickna,e of…

  • Sandy Phillips Genealogy from Sandy Phillips. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 11, 2013

    Hello. I have searched the Dawes relatives for Native American ancestors, but was told that we were Cherokee. Today, at the library, I printed out a page that said James B. Sullivan, born 1896 in Choctaw Nation (crossed out and added Indian Territory. This is from the Twelfth Census of…

  • Barbara Fernengel Information please on Adam Turner King and Nancy Louise Crum from Barbara Fernengel. 3 comments, most recently from Barbara Fernengel on August 10, 2013

    Hi, My grandmother Della Trilbe Harrison married John Adam King 1917 Tulsa Ok . and their parents Adam Turner King Married Nancy Louise Crum in Missouri. I have found that most of my elders are from Missouri. If you have any information that would help please. I was told that…

  • Ellen 1910 Indian Census Indian Territory/Oklahoma from Ellen. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 9, 2013

    Does anyone know why my family is listed on the 1910 Indian Population census in Indian Territory but does not have a roll number that I can find?

  • Terrie Hardy Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, Township 4 from Terrie Hardy. 9 comments, most recently from Terrie Hardy on August 3, 2013

    My mother’s great, great grandfather, Marion J Cook was born at this township 4. Wonder if someone would know where that was located, and how I might look at the rolls? Could the township be around Tulsa, Oklahoma? He is listed as white, so does that mean he would not…

  • ValerieH Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma from ValerieH. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 1, 2013

    My great grandparents are listed in the court records for the Choctaw Nation for their marriage in 1894. I know that we do have Choctaw heritage but no one can tell me who the indian was. Can anyone tell me if the Choctaw Nation court records from 1894 listing my…

  • Sherry Galas-Millikin looking for lineage for my fiance from Sherry Galas-Millikin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 29, 2013

    Hello I am starting the process of getting my fiance and his daughter thier blood cards. I am not really sure where to start I know that his grandfather was Robert Edwards the last name for sure is correct. Robert edwards had a daughter named roberta edwards and sons Roy…

  • Sharma Brown-Addison Looking for family from Sharma Brown-Addison. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 27, 2013

    Looking for family members from Mississippi that migrated to Oklahoma. Family members had 12 children and there names were that of the months in the year. I’m a descendent of January who was sold into salary and her family went onto Oklahoma. Currently, helping my grandmother connect with her family….

  • James Mayo John Mayo from James Mayo. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 27, 2013

    Interested in finding out if we have any relatives in Oklahoma. My Great Great Grandfather was from Ty Valley, and I can’t find it any where on the map. He was Justice of the Peace there. He was also a memeber of the Choctaw Nation.

  • Leresa Peeler McFarland Family members from Leresa Peeler. 6 comments, most recently from Leresa Peeler on July 26, 2013

    I have recently found Israel McFarland on the Dawes Roll and in a photograph. The resemblance between Israel and my grandmother is unmistakable. My grandmother’s maiden name is McFarland (Lillie or Lily). I have no doubt this is a relative of hers. My grandmother’s father is 100% Indian. However, there…

  • Patrick Hopi children in Kansas? from Patrick. 2 comments, most recently from Patrick on July 24, 2013

    Still, researching three 1921 oil painting from Halstead Kansas. Interaction with the US government increased with the establishment of the Hopi reservation in 1882. Missionary efforts intensified and Hopi children were kidnapped from their homes and forced to attend industrial farm school orphanages far from home, exposing them to new…

  • Howard Mississippi Choctaws from Howard . 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 24, 2013

    I’m seeking information about Choctaw related family members whose surname is Cochran or Buxton and who is or at one time is a native of the State of Mississippi.

  • Patrick History as they like it? from Patrick on July 23, 2013

    History made the way they like it? Researching an artist borm 1896 in Kansas I am finding many inconsistencies in Kansas Historical Society documentations. The historical story “Children in Kansas – 1890s-1920s” claims: In 1887 Kansas opened the Soldiers’ Orphans’ Home in Atchison for children of Union soldiers and sailors….

  • Patrick 1892-93 federal contracts on sale of Indian children from Patrick. 4 comments, most recently from Patrick on July 23, 2013

    Mennonite Church and Halstead Seminary had 15 Indian children from Oklahoma. In 1887 the Indian orphanage was moved to Krehbiel’s farm. Children lived on the farm with the Kriehbiels. Children studied academic subjects during the school year worked the farm in summer. For the 1892-93 school year Krehbiel contracted with…

  • michelle littleton dawes commision from michelle littleton. 3 comments, most recently from michelle littleton on July 23, 2013

    Hi I have been searching for my Indian ancestors and I found my great grandmother I believe on the rejected list her name is Alice Cartwright age 15 1/8 by blood MCR 145 her sisters addie and Sadie where there too. their father was William novel cartwright he was born…

  • Jennifer Dillenbeck Question from Jennifer Dillenbeck. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 21, 2013

    I would like to if I can get information on my grandfather Alfred R. Webster? He was born in Cordell, Oklahoma in January 1934.

  • Sa-sipoknih Helpful info on some Oklahoma birth certificates from Sa-sipoknih. 2 comments, most recently from Patrick on July 20, 2013

    This quote from Chronicles of Oklahoma “After the adoption of the Oklahoma Constitution he (Peter J. Hudson) affiliated with the democratic party, stating as one of the reasons the incorporation of the provision in Section 11, of Article 23, which had the effect of classifying the Choctaws with the…

  • Charmion tribal enrollment and tribal heritage from from Charmion. 3 comments, most recently from Charmion on July 19, 2013

    Government Tribal Economy Services History Culture & Heritage News Room Search FacebookRSS Genealogy Hello Charmion. Preferences | Your page | Log out I am trying to trace my heritage, my great gradmother lived across from the council house in Tuskahoma, OK. My dad now owens the land again it is…