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  • keaton Descendant Status from keaton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 26, 2012

    Hi, I’m currently an enrolled member with Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. My mother’s father was enrolled with the Absentee Shawnee tribe, my mother, siblings and myself were able to apply for descendant status with the Absentee Shawnee tribe. I received a letter stating I am not an enrolled member but a…

  • Brandee Gardner Gardner connection? from Brandee Gardner. 9 comments, most recently from Norm W. Gardner on September 26, 2012

    My family and I have been searching for a viable connection betwween my gr.grandfather James Curtis Gardner, born 6/6/1887, and his father James Franklin Gardner,b.1865 to Samuel Gardner, roll # 10658. We are in possession of papers for Samuel Gardner and believe he may be a relative, therefore making us…

  • Sandra Phelps Information from Sandra Phelps. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 26, 2012

    I am trying to trake my liniage to the choctaw. I have researched on Ancestry.com, but do not really understyand what to look for to link my family to the nation. I called The Choctaw Nation and was told to find the CDIB. What? Where is that located? I was…

  • Jessica leigh williams I need help!!7 from Jessica leigh williams. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 23, 2012

    My fathers name is Donald Lee Thacker. Im trying to find any info on his side of the family. He is of chactaw descent and was born in hollywood,fl in 1957 I believe. If anyone has any info please contact me at jaylove2929@gmail.com. Thanks and good luck to all.

  • jane gregory cross or bones surname. from jane gregory. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 21, 2012

    i have a great grandmother with surname of cross then married surname bones. i’m told she had children that were part choctaw?

  • Sylvia Pope William J Bohanan from Sylvia Pope. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18, 2012

    He is my g-g-g-grandfather. I have never heard of a daughter, only sons. I do have a fair amount of iinformation on them if you are interested. My email address is Bohananpope@aol.com

  • Jennifer Guzman Looking for "Virginia" from Brownsville area c. 1971 from Jennifer Guzman. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 14, 2012

    My father-in-law was born to a Choctaw woman in August of 1971. She had left her husband when she was pregnant but then died in childbirth. He was given to a family in Mexico as an infant who raised him. The only information he has about his birth was that…

  • adam rockett INTOLUBBE browning goodner, velma: Earl C. intolubbe , colbert preston intolubbe , trying to find my roots from adam rockett INTOLUBBE browning . 4 comments, most recently from Phil Johnson on September 13, 2012

    Velma goodner was my g.grandmothers maiden name, she married earl c intolubbe and the traveled to alaska, they were part of the early civilization of alaska, earl and velma were my great grandparents and from what I hear ,they contributed a lot to the school system in Oklahoma as well…

  • francesbates grandfrather from francesbates. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 9, 2012

    my name is frances bates i am trying to locate the person that gg grandfather was greenwood gardner he was my ggrandfrather.please write me at francesbates@ymail.com thanks

  • Mike Raymond Milazzo Claiming my Choctaw Heritage from Mike Raymond Milazzo. 3 comments, most recently from Mike Raymond Milazzo on September 1, 2012

    My biological father is Charles “Denny” Knight…. I am his first born son, I am currently trying to obtain my original California Bakersfield Birth Cert. My father would not sign his rights away to me. and my mother later married, and I was adopted through the courts by my step-father…

  • Scherry Orr William Hamlet and Mary Metz from Scherry Orr. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 28, 2012

    I am looking for information on my Great Grandparents, William C. Hamlet b. in Alabama and Mary Metz,b. 1856 in Louisiana,were were told one of them was Choctaw Indian and met on the reservation, where ever that was, I believe Texas/Louisiana.. My Grandfather John A. Hamlet was thier son and…

  • Ben Grants and scholarships from Ben. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 24, 2012

    I was wondering if i could apply for grants and scholarships if i dont yet have my CDIB or tribal membership,its being processed. I’m majoring in Nursing and minoring in Child Development.

  • Theresa McFadden Decendants of: Peachy Grazebrook and Clem Smith from Theresa McFadden. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 20, 2012

    Hello, I’am trying to research my heritage to the Choctaw Nation. I know my grandmother was full blooded Choctaw on my fathers side. Her name was Audrey Smith (maiden).Her mothers name was Peachy Grazebrook (maiden), and she married a Clem Smith. To my knowledge Peachy, and Clem both lived in…

  • Julie Family Choctaw Hertiage from Julie. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 11, 2012

    I have been trying to find proof of my great-grandmother’s family Choctaw hertiage. She and her brother’s said they were Choctaw. I haven’t found anything stating they were other than living on Chickasaw terrority in 1900. Any help in this matter is greatly appreciated!! Please email and post so that…

  • Jim Byrd some old Choctaw names from Jim Byrd. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 6, 2012

    I’m looking into records about my Choctaw ancestry, and in a handwritten section of the Dawes Roll, I am looking at entries for people I suspect are my great-great-grandparents. I am looking at a line for Albert Forbis, #1859, living in Garvin, and enrolled in Red River County. It is…

  • Diane Barnes, Duncan-Doyle, (also Hurt, Williams, Oklahoma near Checotah) from Diane. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 6, 2012

    Looking for any info on the above-linked lines. Not able to verify Cherokee/Choctaw heritage; possibly, adopted Native children of Solomon Barnes???? Solomon was son of William Barnes and Margaret Doyle Duncan Barnes; Solomon married Mary W. Keffer/Keefer/Kiefer, MO 1819; they had many childre of Native blood but I can’t find…

  • Tamy Hall Choctaw heritage from Tamy Hall. 5 comments, most recently from Tamy Hall on August 4, 2012

    I’m stuck. My great grandfather always said he was 1/4 Choctaw, through his mother. His name was Mike Z. Davis, b. 1863. His parents were William Davis and Emma Caroline Davis, b.1834. Her parents were Michael M. Miller, b.1805, and Mary D. Pitts, b.about 1805. My grandfather (Mike’s son, Tomie…

  • Eileen Williams Mary Ellen Bryant Chance from Eileen Williams. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 11, 2012

    Mary Ellen Bryant is reportedly my g-g-grandmother. born about 1828 . It is told that she drowned crossing a creek during the Second Trail of Tears.I have found her in the 1850 census married to Isaac S. Chance with two children both male.I need to know more. Is there a…

  • Laura Binford Thomas HARVEY RANDOLPH and Bernettie Stansbury from Laura Binford. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on July 8, 2012

    I am doing ancestry for my children and have been told they have Choctaw Indian in them. We were told their great great grandparents (Thomas HARVEY RANDOLPH and Bernettie Stansbury) were registered. Is there any way we can find out more information and if this is true? Thomas H Randolph…

  • Mindy Migues Artelia Avery from Mindy Migues. 3 comments, most recently from Mindy Migues on June 28, 2012

    there is an article on this site about life on reservations and with the different tribes that is an interview with my great great great grandmother Artelia Overton Avery. She is of Choctaw descent but unfortunately never got on the Rolls. I grew up hearing her history and we all…