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  • 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…

  • Richard Blanton James Family of LeFlore County, Oklahoma from Richard Blanton. 6 comments, most recently from Richard Blanton on June 22, 2012

    We are researching the descendants of Davis James and Mary (McKinney) James of the LeFlore County area. He was a member of the Choctaw Lighthorse.

  • Reagan Trying to get tribal enrollment for grandmother from Reagan. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on June 11, 2012

    Hello! I need help. I know that we are Choctaw indian and possibly Cherokee. I know that there is no one on the role except for my grandmother’s great great grandfather’s daughter. However, I have seen the 1860’s Federal Census that says they lived in the Choctaw nation in Arkansas…

  • James   R.    Cook cook Family from James R. Cook. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on June 7, 2012

    Hollo my James; I wounld like to find out if George H. Cook and Thomas W. Cook was marred to a Choctaw if so I wounld like know? Add George Henry Cook is my great great grandfather I wounld like to find out if he marred a Choctae if so…

  • Gereldene Chaney roll number from Gereldene Chaney. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on June 5, 2012

    Im looking for info on getting a roll number my grandparents never had one but i know someone did just not sure how far back i was thinking that my great grandparents or great great grandparents they were baldwin and adams they are all from around atoka durant and wister…

  • Debbie Hawkins Lawson Webster from Debbie Hawkins. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 31, 2012

    My great great Grandfather was Lawson Webster. Worked as a Doctor or possblr a vet on a Choctaw reservation. Met someone named passibly Elvira and they had my Grandfather Christopher Columbus the in early 1900’s. Lawson had 2 brothers named Daniel and Frank Webster. Anyone having any information would be…

  • Bill Horn Genealogy-Pursley from Bill Horn. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 15, 2012

    I am researching my grandson’s Indian heritage. His grandmother was on tribal rolls. Her name war Marteen Pursley born 12/6/1920 in Logan county Kentucky. She died in late 1990’s. Her sister did the research and got them on the rolls. The information I have says there is a Pursley on…

  • shaine Jincy Mckinney from shaine. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 9, 2012

    My great Grandmother name was Hattie Lewis. Her fathers name was Napolian(nip) lewis. Her mothers name(who we think was full blood choctaw) Jincy Mckinney. i have researched and found nothing. There were alot of Jincy’s in Pushmataha, Tuskahoma(Antlers) Oklahoma I guess. Can anyone help me out. It would Help out…

  • michael steven damron family history from michael steven damron. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on May 1, 2012

    i just registered in genealogy and was hoping to get some help. i found some listings for damrons in the dawes rolls they were all female. i am curious what happened with the men. trying to trace my fathers roots. any help would be great. thanks

  • 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…