Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation
RSS

General Choctaw Discussion

start a new discussion here

  • Dana Quinn Piper Need some direction from Dana Quinn Piper. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 1, 2012

    Hi. I’m trying to find out how to register my family if it’s even possible. My great grandfather didn’t register for personal reasons and I’m wondering if there is anyway his decendants can or if he has broken then chain for good. any input will be greatly appreciated. Thanks :o)

  • psue choctaw from psue. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 30, 2012

    Anyone know of or heard of Cannon/Burkes from Philadelphia Mississippi? Would greatly appreciate any information! Thank you! Grandfather’s name was Wiley W. Burkes, married Jessie Cannon. My mother’s name was Edith Jessine Burkes..married Charles Wesley Tomes. All are deceased. Grandmother died around 1966. Grandfather died 1n 1978. They moved to…

  • Thomas Richardson Jr. Choctaw County, Alabama from Thomas Richardson Jr.. 3 comments, most recently from Ashley Perry on April 23, 2012

    I am trying to figure out where my orgin started but it is hard due to all my parential figures are deceased. I am from Choctaw County, Alabama my Grandfather name was Robert Richardson he married a Mary Pearl Darrington. My Great father name was Paul or Levi Richardson. That…

  • Patrice Ancestry search from Patrice . 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 20, 2012

    Hi I’m looking for information on my great grandmother. She was born November 1874. Her name was Ida Jones in 1891 she married Alonzo Whitaker. They lived in Halifax county North Carolina. My great grandfather went to an Indian reservation in North Carolina and purchased her as his bride.

  • jbaker proving heritage from jbaker. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 15, 2012

    I have my grandfathers roll number and information. The probelm is my father doesnt have a birth certificate. He was born in 1925 in Talihina Oklahoma. How to I help him prove his hertiage?

  • Anthony Frampton Goins Family from Anthony Frampton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 12, 2012

    Lula Goins is my great great grandmother, I looked at the dawes record and they rejected her application. Later the decision was overturned in 1904 indicating that her father (and her/other children) were now choctaw by blood. I did find an article stating that in 1909 the decision is overturned…

  • Barbara Hickman Seitzinger Hickman Family from Barbara Hickman Seitzinger. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 12, 2012

    I am the Great Granddaughter of Henry William Hickman 1895- 1928. Granddaughter of William Henry Hickman 1921- 1983 and My Father Was John William Hickman 1942-1965. I am looking for relatives I understand My Grandfather and father were born Broken Bow, Ok.

  • anotherdisenfranchisedyouth I'm Unsure How To Enroll Because My Father Is Deceased from anotherdisenfranchisedyouth. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 11, 2012

    My paternal grandmother was full blooded Choctaw and the Biskinik published her obituary a few years ago actually. My paternal grandfather was from also native but Rosebud reservation in South Dakota. My mother’s side claims some native ancestry and there is apparently documentation support on that side, their side was…

  • Lanette Froit HELP! I need to know more from Lanette Froit. 7 comments, most recently from MaryLea Sunshine on April 7, 2012

    All I know about my Choctaw background is the my g-g-grandmother was a Choctaw woman. Her name is Eloni Elothi. I don’t know if that is her full name. I think she married a white man called John Woods. My grandmother’s name is Carrie Mangrum. She was also married to…

  • debra looking for my family from debra . 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 5, 2012

    I am trying to find my grandmothers family they are choctaw and they all lived in oklahoma. the last name is thomas and jackson and clark some r cherokee. in ardmore oklahoma and surrounding areas of oklahoma her name is lucille thomas her brothers name is mozelle, alanzo thomas and…

  • Pamela American Indians (not just Choctaws) at Ivy League Schools from Pamela. 2 comments, most recently from cindykutcher on April 4, 2012

    Not that anyone helped me figure this out before I got over here to the East Coast and had to basically do this, too, the hard way: but the #1 Ivy League school for Native American enrollment and retention is Dartmouth, followed by Yale but they’re nowhere near each other…

  • cyndis1958 Eliza Hudson; Wind Wailing (Rebecca Walling); Comer from cyndis1958. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 2, 2012

    Can someone please help? I am the grand-daughter of Elisa Ann Lucinda Texanna Fellers Perkins. Her mother, Lula Lee Lucinda Texan Comer is the daughter of Eliza Hudson born in Missssippi. Her mothers name was Wind Wailing, and given the american name Rebecca Walling. Her father was Hudson. Eliza was…

  • Matthew Financial Aid from Matthew. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 26, 2012

    Dear Choctaw Nation, I know the Choctaw Nation does a lot for its tribal members such as scholarships and the STAR Program to help support people financially. But I would like to ask that with all the nation does why doesn’t it provide its thousands of members with individual financial…

  • Becky Bacon Clay Worden (Warden) son of Arlie grandson of Arlie from Becky Bacon. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 23, 2012

    Clay Worden (Warden) is trying to find information about his father Arlie, grandfather Arlie, & grate aunt Arlean Worden, Clay was told his father was full Choctaw his grate aunt Arlean moved back to the Choctaw nation in the 1950’s or 60’s and died there. His Grandfather Arline Worden was…

  • Deborah Larkan Looking for decendants of Avants (Avance ) Ridge from Deborah Larkan. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 22, 2012

    I was told my grand parents were choctaw and cherokee decent, Last names of family that would link us would be Kendall Ridge Avance Avants Hampton Hilton some were born in oak grove cummunity of pope co arkansas others would have been born maybe in oklahoma any information prior to…

  • tina flanigan iam all so looking for family . from tina flanigan. 4 comments, most recently from Debra Miller Loveless on March 21, 2012

    my grandmother dolly butler . than married a holley. her father was james riley butler. born feb 2. 1865 in chickasaw,grandy ok who went on to marry a molly luther holieday. she was born march 26, 1881.

  • Sunni B Proving Heritage from Sunni B. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 12, 2012

    Hello, I hope it’s okay that I post this on this forum. For years I have been trying to prove my Chickasaw heritage (and I would post this question on their website, but have been unable to find a forum there.) Here is the problem(s): 1-My grandmother, born in 1909,…

  • TLFulton Choctaw Lighthorsemen July 2011 Calender Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma from TLFulton. 4 comments, most recently from BFulton on February 29, 2012

    My great grandfather was Jeff Fulton born in 1854 married in 1890 and died on 9 October 1909. He married Susan Hayes who was born in 1865 and died in1941.From a family photo the picture in the calender of the lighthorsemen on the far left resembles a picture of my…

  • Cathy Alley Tracing Family Roots Last Name "Davis" from Cathy Alley. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 26, 2012

    Tracing family….believe this to be my paternal great-grandfather…. William H Davis, Born July 1874 in Georgia 1900 US Census shows home to be Township 1, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, Roll: T623 Farmer; Spouse Lillie Ann Davis (Born Apr 1877) 1910 US Census shows home: Erick (Beckham Cty) Oklahoma Can you…

  • Diane Matthews Daniel Henry Mackey from Diane Matthews on February 24, 2012

    Looking to locate the above named person. He would be in his sixties and attended South Lake Tahoe High School in California. He was in the Army in mid sixties and lived last known address in Orville, CA. He is Choctaw Indian. Please respond if you know this man. Thank…