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Jincy McKinney

shaine shaine

posted on August 31, 2012 and updated on August 31, 2012

Great grandmother. Jincy McKinney-Lewis
She was on the freedmen roll with her husband nip. But all of the documents I have on her second guesses myself. Does anyone have any other info on her or her parents? They were slaves of Jesse McKinney.besides ancestry, I cant find info on Jincy McKinney Lewis Anywhere!! All I know is she and Fam was slaves of Jesse McKinney. Would that explain her last name?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on August 31, 2012

i don’t know what you are saying. i don’t know what documents you have.

do you have the documents like census card, enrollment application, testimony? the dawes index is only an index of names. NARA may have the records, fort worth, TX office

is nip’s surname mckinney or lewis? bear in mind that lewis might be spelled louis also.

yes, often slaves took the surname of their masters.

1910 United States Federal Census about Nip Lewis
Name: Nip Lewis
Age in 1910: 57
Birth Year: 1853
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1910: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Geney Lewis
Father’s Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother’s Birthplace: Virginia
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Nip Lewis 57
Geney Lewis 47
Janie Lewis 23
Hebia Lewis 21
Lewis Lewis 17
Edgar Lewis 10
Eva Lewis 7
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1271; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0272; Image: 1362; FHL microfilm: 1375284.

1920 United States Federal Census about Nip Lewis
Name: Nip Lewis
Age: 66
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1920: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Jincy Lewis
Father’s Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother’s Birthplace: Louisiana
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Nip Lewis 66
Jincy Lewis 62
Eva Lewis 17
Atha Lewis 14
Gracie Lewis 13
Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1480; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 235; Image: 700.

1920 United States Federal Census about Jincy Lewis
Name: Jincy Lewis
Age: 62
Birth Year: abt 1858
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1920: Tuskahoma, Pushmataha, Oklahoma
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Nip Lewis
Father’s Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother’s Birthplace: Louisiana

U.S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914 about Jinsy Lewis
Name: Jinsy Lewis
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1858
Age at Census Enrollment: 44
Enrollment Date: 25 Sep 1902
Tribal Affiliation: Choctaw Freedmen
Census Card #: 651

An image file for page 137 is available at:
CENSUS YEAR: 1898-1914 TITLE: Native American TRIBE: Five Civilized Tribes
MICROFILM#: M1186-1 QUANTUM: Choctaw Freedmen
137 62 1396 Lewis Nip
137 63 1397 Lewis Jinsey

1880 United States Federal Census about Nip Lewis
Name: Nip Lewis
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Indian Tyt
Home in 1880: Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Common Labor
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas; Roll: 56; Family History Film: 1254056; Page: 536B; Enumeration District: 177; Image: 0758.

he might have been a worker or might have been an inmate in the jail.
NARA’s Southwest Region (Fort Worth) (NRFFA), 501 West Felix Street, Building 1, Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405 PHONE: 817-334-5525, FAX: 817-334-5621, EMAIL: .

Lewis Nip Larceny 1878 118 L200

according to the 1900 census, they were probably married around 1885.

i don’t know if they might be in the 1885 native census. i also did not look at 1870-1880 census records.

genealogists use names, dates, locations, children and spouses to match records. if you have a common surname, you need to

give more information rather than less. if you post about women, it is helpful to include the maiden name and the married

name and designate which one is the maiden name.

start with what you know, gather documentation, then you can go backward in time. so get your birth certificate, your

parents’ birth certificates and marriage license and then you can start on your grandparents. if someone passed away after

1/1/1937, they probably have a social security application on file. if you ask a government agency for a birth certificate,

and they were born before 1929, they might have submitted a delayed birth certificate. death certificates, cemetery

information and obituaries are helpful. you can usually get a copy of an obituary, newspaper mentions such as birth of a

child or marriage, through the interlibrary loan program – see your local public library for this. i usually start with the

death and work toward the person’s birth. military records and pension records can be helpful. census records can tell you

where they were at particular times, names of family members. the census records up to 1940 are available, although the

1890 census was largely destroyed.

obituaries through the oklahoma choctaw tribe is through the history link for the tribe:

social security application for a deceased person:
form SS-5.

your public library probably has a subscription to heritage quest and is another useful database

for native records and military records, but they are a subscription. however, many times their month’s subscription price

is less than the price of a dawes packet, however check with accessgenealogy’s database to see if your relative’s dawes

packet is exists or is available at fold3.
partial names are allowed.

bear in mind that many records are not online. always collect documents, as just the reference to a relative in an index

informs you that a document is available.

death records:
death certificate: state vital records or if very old, state archives. ask for the person’s name at the time of death. you

can look at death indices, such as the social security death index 1964-present for a date of death on or
obituary: see your local public library, interlibrary loan program. ask for the person’s name at the time of death.

approximate date of death is helpful. if old, state historical society or state archives might have historical newspapers.
cemetery record: try or ask for the person’s name at the time of death. if you find a

relative, you can click on the county or cemetery to see if others with the same surname are buried there.

marriage records:
state vital records office, county clerk or if old, state archives or state historical society.

birth records:
state vital records office, or if old, state archives or state historical society. if the birth was before 1940, ask for a

birth certificate or a delayed birth certificate. many people had to get delayed birth certificates when social security

came into effect because they had to show proof of age. this will be under the name used at the time of birth.

census records:
you will want to search for census records 1940 on down to the birth of your relative. the federal census was taken every

10 years, however the 1890 census was largely destroyed by fire. there are also some state census records and native census

records and native rolls. and heritage quest are two databases that include many census records. many native

census records kept by NARA ( are transcribed at accessgenealogy.

first of all, heritage and tribal enrollment are two different things. many times natives didn’t apply for enrollment

because 1) they didn’t qualify, 2) they were philosophically opposed to enrollment, 3) they didn’t have documentation, or

4) they were mississippi choctaw and their ancestor had accepted land or benefits in lieu of tribal enrollment.

the dawes roll was taken 1896-1906, so you should trace your ancestors down to that time period. mostly, they had to be

living in oklahoma by that time and agree to live there permanently.

history of the dawes roll
wikipedia entries are sometimes opinionated; entered by volunteers.

helpful information about tribal enrollment

2 ways to search:
this will let you enter partial names to get card#. click on the card# in the card column and you can see other names in

that family.
other resources on the left and at the bottom of this webpage. native census records and databases are especially useful.
this will give you card# (family group) and enrollment #. they have some native marriage records too. other oklahoma

records listed at left.
if your relative was enrolled by court action, their name might not be on this list.
if the name is common, you may find too many possible records.
you can order the dawes packet from the oklahoma historical society website.

if you find a relative listed on the dawes roll, fold3 may have filmed the record and could be available online.
other resources are NARA

the five civilized tribes book put out by the department of the interior has testimony.
and you can read it online

and these are the microfilms at fort worth TX archives.

there may be additional records about your relative:
contact NARA for these and other records listed on this webpage.

75.23.1 Records of the Dawes Commission
75.23.2 Records of the U.S. Indian Inspector for Indian Territory
75.23.3 General records of the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes
(Record Group 75)
oklahoma newspaper and archives search. some of these resources may be available through interlibrary loan/public library.

the tribe has an excellent information to help you. it is found under genealogy advocacy.
some obituaries:

NARA federal records repository. the fort worth, TX office has archives for oklahoma and texas

tribes. atlanta/morrow office has archives for the southwest tribes. many offices have microfilmed records for several

tribes. note that this web address has changed recently from

freedmen info:
You can ONLY apply for Choctaw Nation Membership, AFTER you have obtained a CDIB card proving your Choctaw Blood lineage to

a direct ancestor who actually enrolled, BY BLOOD. Freedmen DID NOT enroll By Blood. When US Congress closed the Final

Dawes Commission Rolls, there were no provisions granting Freedmen any benefits after the Dawes Commission closed. The

tribe Constitution states BY BLOOD. however, the documents (application, census card and testimony) may help you find out

more about your heritage.

about blood quantum laws:
calculations about blood quantum:

mississippi choctaw and choctaw tribe explained here:

jena choctaw tribe in louisiana:

MOWA tribe
MOWA Band Of Choctaws Wilford Taylor 1080 Red Fox Road Mount Vernon, AL 36560 (251) 829-5500. E-Mail:

other choctaw tribes:

chickasaw historical society
Historic Preservation and Repatriation Office
Phone: (580) 272-5325
Fax: (580) 272-5327
2020 E. Arlington, Suite 4, Ada, OK 74820
send mail to: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821

chickasaw tribe
Chickasaw Nation Headquarters
520 East Arlington, Ada, OK 74820
Phone (580) 436-2603
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821

chickasaw genealogy archive center Tribal Library
Phone: (580) 310-6477
Fax: (580) 559-0773
1003 Chamber Loop, Ada, OK 74820
send mail to: P.O. Box 1548, Ada, OK 74821
oklahoma historical society
marriage records

other historical societies:
some oklahoma genealogical societies:

texas tribes

oklahoma tribes:

some links for the choctaw.
i looked at the land records and those need a lot of work. i have no information about whether or when they will improve

some of these categories.

types of records available for native americans:
pages 366-369 in particular although the entire native american chapter is helpful.
The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook:
Guide to the Resources You Need for Unpuzzling Your Past
Emily Anne Croom
you can ask for these particular pages from your local public library. if they don’t have the book, you can get the pages

through the interlibrary loan program.
native american records are discussed in pages 352-386.

Tracing ancestors among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians …
By Rachal Mills Lennon
this book could be accessed through the interlibary loan program also.

always find the state archives. some records are online, some records are not. but many times you can find a record not

found in other places. you want to see also about newspaper mentions for obituaries, births, marriages in particular.

check courts for probate, civil and criminal cases, marriage records.

if your ancestors lived on a reservation, they might not appear on a federal census because they were not taxed.
1860 census, indian territory.

this book is a good read about the dawes roll and how they implemented it.
The Dawes Commission and the allotment of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1914
By Kent Carter
and you can read this book online. your relatives’ testimony might be in the book.
see the menu at left. you can download it.
you should look at the enrollment application, census card and testimony. this post will tell you how to do that. these

documents will tell you more about your heritage, but it won’t help you if your goal is to be enrolled in the choctaw tribe

of oklahoma. some people were classed as mississippi choctaw if the family had a native heritage but didn’t qualify for

enrollment in the tribe.

there are 63 tribes in oklahoma but only the five major tribes are on the dawes roll. look at your family’s location around

1900-1930 time period (census will help you there) and see if there was a tribe located nearby. it is possible that your

relatives were affiliated with another tribe.

if they were mississippi choctaw, there is probably a land grant in MS/AL to a head of household called choctaw scrip land.

this was given in lieu of tribal enrollment 1830-1880 time period. has a database of the MS and AL choctaw

scrip land records, called mississippi or alabama land records. there are other land records in those databases too,, so

you have to look at the authority/source cited. NARA has those land record packages.

the mississippi choctaw was not removed from oklahoma. but they were largely rejected for tribal enrollment.

this website might help you in your search. some people are trying to transcribe applications.
i do not know what they are trying to transcribe, but this is the volunteer page

and this might be of interest to you:
Rights of Mississippi Choctaws in the Choctaw Nation
Index to the Final Rolls of the Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory
the dawes roll is composed of applications to the five major tribes in oklahoma.

good advice about native research:

if your relatives came from a different geographic location or belonged to a different tribe, try searching google for the

state and tribes. you might find a contact for a state-recognized tribe or a federal recognized tribe.

this page can help you set up a targeted google search.

penny postcards. this is a website that features pictures that were on postcards. click on the state to see the postcards

that they have.
if you have a penny postcard, you can click on submissions to add your penny postcard to the collection.

these searches will combine several possible search terms and give you the best matches.

i have collected many resources over the years. if you want to write to me, and request the choctaw resource list, i will be glad to send it to you.

i am just a volunteer that wants to empower people to learn how to do genealogy.

suzanne hamlet shatto

shaine shaine

posted on August 31, 2012

I Have my Grandmothers Hattie McKinney Lewis
Birth certificate. Her mothers Name was Jincy McKinney.
Slave of Jesse McKinney. I just can’t Find anything On her. Nor
Her family. Ancestry Says She was born in Oklahoma and some say Louisiana. I just can’t find anything on her. Does she have a different surname other than McKinney or Lewis?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on August 31, 2012

if she was a slave, there is unlikely to be any records before 1870.

this second post does not give a date nor place of death.

i don’t know if she was alive 1/1/1937, when social security went into effect. she would have had to submit a birth record to show proof of age.

do you have an obituary for her? a cemetery record? a death certificate? have you looked at her freedman application? these are all documents that might answer your question.

is there a marriage record? you should try indian territory, arkansas for records first.

is there a census record in 1880, 1870, 1885 native census? she might be living with her parents in these years.

shaine shaine

posted on September 3, 2012

nope, i just cant find ANYTHING on jincy. I have a feeling her slabe master jesse mckinney could of been her father? could this be true? cause i cant find anything. is there a way to search who was all slaves under jesse mckinney?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 4, 2012

there is census 1860 that lists slaves. but i can’t find anything on it for a jess/jessie/jesse mckinney/mckinny/mckenny/mckinny.

shaine shaine

posted on September 5, 2012

this sucks. i cant find anything on her

shaine shaine

posted on September 12, 2012

I found out who her parents were!! Jincy McKinney was the daughter of Hettie and Armstrong McKinney. both slaves of Jesse. I cant Find a death certificate on my great grandmother jincy mckinney lewis. what do i do?
also how do i find records on her parents Hettie and Armstrong

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 12, 2012

re: death certificate of jincy mckinney lewis
contact oklahoma state archives or oklahoma state vital records. or see if there is a historical newspaper for the area and see if there is a death notice/obituary. oklahoma state historical society might also have information. do you have a cemetery record? try or for that. rootsweb county website might have a death record and/or cemetery record.

bear in mind, jincy might be a nickname for virginia.

hettie might be henrietta.

you didn’t say what documents you have that show her parents’ names.

shaine shaine

posted on September 14, 2012

On the back of Her enrollment card it list her mother and father Hettie and Armstrong McKinney both slaves of jesse mckinney

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 14, 2012

you are running up against difficulty relating to name of location: arkansas territory, or arkansas state, indian territory, choctaw territory, and in 1907 oklahoma.

then there’s the variation in the surname: mckinney, mckenney, and other spellings that are similar.

1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules about Jesse Mckinney
Gender: Female
Race: Black
Age: 50
Home in 1860: The choctaw nation, Towson, Arkansas
Name of Slave Owner: Jesse Mckinney
All Slaves Owned:
Age Gender
35 Male
25 Male
50 Female
25 Female
14 Female
12 Male
10 Female
8 Male
6 Male
6 Female
5 Male
5 Male
4 Male
4 Female
1 Female
35 Female
10 Male
6 Female
1 Male
14 Female
Source Information: 1860 U.S. Federal Census – Slave Schedules [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010.

and i should be able to find jess/jesse/jessie/j. mckinney/mckenney on the 1860 census, but so far i have not found him. part of the problem is that the 1860 census doesn’t have the same location as the 1860 slave census.

others seem to have had the same location problem, but i still do not see a jesse mckenney/mckinney.
you can look at these also.

as for the name armstrong, there was an armstrong academy in the choctaw nation. this might also be a clue.

the 1860 slave schedule says that they were in the choctaw nation, towson district.

they might be on native census records.

you will have to google this census district. the link is still broken.
1885 Choctaw Census Blue County
1860 Oklahoma Census Index, Indian Territory

there are several possible mckenney/mckinney records, and i did not explore all links, but i also didn’t see anything for jessie or armstrong or henrietta/hettie.

we don’t know how old hettie, armstrong or jesse mckinney were at any period of time. the only clue you have is jincy’s age at the time of enrollment.

there might be some information in the enrollment packet, such as testimony. often people did have to name their parents, maybe provide some location information. information such as death or birth would be very welcome to you.

there was a thompson mckinney who was a secretary of the choctaw nation. this might be a relation to jesse.

Arkansas Census, 1819-70 about Jesse McKinney
Name: Jesse McKinney
State: AR
County: Wade County
Township: Choctaw Nation
Year: 1860
Record Type: Slave Schedule
Page: 395
Database: AR 1860 Slave Schedule

we don’t know where jesse mckinney came from, his approximate birthdate. knowing this would be helpful.

you might want to search or for the names of the people.

there were historical newspapers or local history books published later in indian/arkansas territory. see your local public library/interlibrary loan for this. oklahoma state historical society and state archives may have some information.
the chickasaw research library might have some information.

there might be a mention in the oklahoma chronicles, oklahoma pioneer papers done by the WPA in the 1930’s.

so there are lots of google searches to be done, lots of contacting organizations. i am in sympathy with you about this but cannot do this for you.

NARA has the census records, including the native census records. so contacting the fort worth, TX NARA office could be very helpful. while i am limited to typewritten searching, they don’t have that kind of a restriction at the NARA office.

i would think that a notation on the dawes census card came from testimony.

keep a research log, which organization you tried to ask questions, what you asked, what was the result. your questions might change over time, as you get more information or better information.

suzanne hamlet shatto

shaine shaine

posted on September 18, 2012 and updated on September 18, 2012

A Death of my great grandmother jincy would help an awful lot but i cant find one. during the 1920-1930 census she was 62 years old living in Tuskahoma but that is all the info i have. I Cant find anymore records of her after 1930. ive tried find a grave and everything but cant find anything. i cant find records or censuses of her mother (Hettie) and father (Armstrong) either. if Jincy was born between 1850-1860, then her parents were before that and i cant find any. on ancestry it says her parents were born in louisiana.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 18, 2012

re: death of jincy. ask the tribe about her death. they may have some record. she was a freedman. i am not connected to the tribe. they don’t read this messageboard.

some of these are lookups. be sure to give all possible names, such as jincy, virginia, nip lewis.
i think nip is a nickname.
it appears to me that some of these are entered by researchers only looking for their line. maybe you can discover a contact person for the cemetery and ask them.

she is listed here:
is N. P. her husband?
try the land records.

Pushmataha County Courthouse
302 S.W. B. St.
Antlers, OK 74523-3899

Edgar Wand, aged 34 of Antlers, Oklahoma, married Miss Hattie Lewis, aged 20 of Kiamichi, Oklahoma. D. L. Freeman, Missionary Baptist of Gay, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, married the couple September 19, 1909 at Nip Lewis’s residence. Witnesses: Edgar Ward and E. D. Kendricks.

Alice Faye ROSS, 75 of Tuskahoma, died May 22, 1994 at sparks Regional Medical Center in Ft. Smith, Ark. She was born December 17, 1918 at Tuskahoma to Edgar and Hattie McKINNEY WAND. She married Leroy ROSS in 1949. she had been active in church work. She was baptized into the Friendship Baptist Church in 1935 and later became a member of the Cole Spur Church of God in Christ where she served as mother from 1975 until her death.
She is preceded in death by her husband in 1971, her parents, a son , and two brothers.
Services were held May 25 at Cole Spur Church of God in Christ with Rev. Joseph Tyson officiating. Burial was at Cole Spur Cemetery in Kiamichi under the direction of Drake-Jones Funeral Home.
Birth: Sep. 3, 1928
Death: Oct. 11, 2010
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

Jeanice Jane “Jean” Strickland was the seventh child of Hattie and Edgar Wand. She was born September 3, 1928. She joined the church at the early age of 12 years when she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. She loved to sing and praise the Lord. She even sometimes played her guitar when she was able .She was a member of the Church of God in Christ for many years and was their bookkeeper and secretary and was a faithful worker until her health failed. She attended King Rosenwall school where she graduated in 1944. She worked as a Nurse Aid for many years. She loved to talk about the “old times”. She loved her family, she like to fish and go to church. She loved the Lord very much. She met and married Harvey Strickland, he preceded her in death in May 1976 She and Harvey raised two grandchildren; Billy Wayne and Lereta Rochell Johnson. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, husband, three sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by one stepdaughter; Shirley Fay Johnson, two grandchildren; Billy Wayne Johnson, Lereta Rochell Johnson, special niece, Loretta Flemming and thirteen nieces and nephews and numerous family, friends and church family. Pallbearers for the service will be Fred Pierce, Cory Traylor, A. J. James, Caddius Cato, Reggie Cargle and Andy James. Flower Bearers will be Pixie Harris and friends. Services will be held at Cole Spur Church of God in Christ, Saturday, October 16, 2010, 10 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Tyso officiating. Interment will follow at the Cole Spur Cemetery under the direction of Talihina Funeral Home.

Cole Spur Cemetery
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

i wonder about this record:

Birth: Jun. 12, 1871, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1948
Oklahoma, USA

Edgar E. Wand was born June 12, 1871. He died in Oklahoma on April 27, 1948. He is buried in Cole Spur Cemetery in Pushmataha county, Oklahoma.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman.

Contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji, who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at

Birth: Oct. 5, 1889, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1977
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

Hattie Wand was born October 5, 1889. She died in Tuskahoma, Oklahoma on November 19, 1977. She is buried in Cole Spur Cemetery in Pushmataha county, Oklahoma.

Headstone photo was taken by Tonia Holleman.

Contributed to Find A Grave by Tonia Holleman and Angela Y. Walton-Raji, who have been on a project of documenting and photographing headstones in cemeteries in Arkansas and Oklahoma. If you have any additional information or corrections you can contact Tonia at

Cole Spur Cemetery
Pushmataha County
Oklahoma, USA

i always go back to the childrens records because they fix a family to a date and location.

hattie’s social security application might have some clues. you would need an ss-5 form for that.

historical newspapers might have something. see your local public library/interlibrary loan program for that.

you might not find easy online records. and you should be collecting documentation.

try the 1885 choctaw census also.

shaine shaine

posted on September 19, 2012

I have all those documents. Im just now trying to find her parents. Does that NARA website cost to look at the documents your looking at? The tribe is sending me the enrolment packets. Is there a way i can get to them like on awebsite? Does it cost? Also still waiting on people to contact me about jincy death record. Talked with pushmata courthouse and they have no records of her after the 1920 census when she was 62 living in tuskahoma at that time

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 20, 2012

NARA/national archives may or may not have searchable records. most of the information is on microfilm. they usually do not find the information for you but allow you to look at microfilms that might contain the information. the information is categorized by type of information.

i don’t know if you can find it on a website or not.

there were historical newspapers in the area at the time. you should contact your local public library interlibrary loan program for that. many of those newspapers are on microfilm. the historical newspapers might also be at the oklahoma historical society or at the oklahoma state archives.

suzanne hamlet shatto

shaine shaine

posted on September 27, 2012

I found Jincy on the 1930 census. living in tuskahoma still. She is not on the 1940 so she had to die between those times. I cannot find any records of her death. do you know what else might help?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 27, 2012

try this:
County Clerk:

302 Southwest “B” Antlers, Oklahoma 74523 Phone: (580) 298-3626

did you go to your local public library to request historical newspapers from oklahoma – the interlibrary loan program should be able to help you.

shaine shaine

posted on October 4, 2012

Ok thanks, Do you think Fold3 would have the packets of Jesee McKINNEY? her slave owner?

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on October 4, 2012

i don’t know. you would have to try that.

an easy way to try to find this would be to google her name at the time of application and fold3 and see if there is a link to any documents.

a one month subscription would be cheaper than either oklahoma historical society or NARA documents.

as far as her slaveowner, maybe not at fold3. probably you need to research this with oklahoma state archives, oklahoma state historical society and/or NARA.

this link might help you:
freedmen information:
many freedmen links on this webpage: