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Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on September 10, 2012

Hello!
I am searching for family members related to my son’s grandmother Rosamond Edwards Harris. Her father’s name was Russell Edwards (married to Stacy Johnson) and his father’s name was Silas (Liem)Edwards (married to Sarah Pryor). Silas had two brothers Joe and Merle.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on September 10, 2012

are you trying to find living family members or trying to do genealogy? your goal is not clear.

there are no dates or locations in this post.

is harris a married name?

1940 United States Federal Census about Rosamond Z Edwards
Name: Rosamond Z Edwards
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1931
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Granddaughter
Home in 1940: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
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Street: S Central
House Number: 405
Inferred Residence in 1935: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 14A
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary L Johnson 65
Stacy C Edwards 42
Rosamond Z Edwards 9
Madelyn A Johnson 20
Suler L Johnson 18
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma; Roll: T627_3319; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 56-38.

1930 United States Federal Census about Stacy C Edwards
Name: Stacy C Edwards
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1898
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Race: White
Home in 1930: Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma
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Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s Name: R Z Edwards
Father’s Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother’s Birthplace: Arkansas
Occupation:

Education:

Military Service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents’ birthplace:

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Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
R Z Edwards 39
Stacy C Edwards 32
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Okemah, Okfuskee, Oklahoma; Roll: 1917; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 308.0; FHL microfilm: 2341651.

1920 United States Federal Census about Stacy C Edwards
Name: Stacy C Edwards
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1898
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1920: Quinton, Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Russell Z Edwards
Father’s Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother’s Birthplace: Arkansas
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Russell Z Edwards 29
24
Stacy C Edwards 22
Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Quinton, Pittsburg, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1484; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 217; Image: 469.

1920 United States Federal Census about Russell Z Edwards
Name: Russell Z Edwards
Age: 29
24
Birth Year: abt 1891
[abt 1896]
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1920: Quinton, Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Stacy C Edwards
Father’s Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother’s Birthplace: Missouri

i see neither russell edwards nor stacy johnson on the dawes roll taken 1896-1906 in indian territory/oklahoma.

1910 United States Federal Census about Leim C Edwards
Name: Leim C Edwards
[Lum C Edwards]
Age in 1910: 42
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1910: Brooken, Haskell, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Jouis S Edwards
Father’s Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother’s Birthplace: South Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Leim C Edwards 42
Jouis S Edwards 35
Russell Z Edwards 19
Eva E King 8
Ila M King 6
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Brooken, Haskell, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1254; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0085; Image: 58; FHL microfilm: 1375267.

was this his father?

1870 United States Federal Census about Lem Edwards
Name: Lem Edwards
Age in 1870: 4
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1870: Barraque, Jefferson, Arkansas
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Post Office: Pine Bluff
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
B Edwards 30
Martha Edwards 28
Lem Edwards 4
Ransom Edwards 2
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Barraque, Jefferson, Arkansas; Roll: M593_56; Page: 385A; Image: 206; Family History Library Film: 545555.

1880 United States Federal Census about Lem Pryor Edwards
Name: Lem Pryor Edwards
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1880: Red Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: Benjamin Edwards
Mother’s Name: Martha Edwards
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: At Home
Cannot read/write:

Blind:

Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane:

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Household Members:
Name Age
Benjamin Edwards 42
Martha Edwards 35
Lem Pryor Edwards 13
William Edwards 11
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Red Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas; Roll: 48; Family History Film: 1254048; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 141; Image: 0011.

1910 United States Federal Census about Jouis S Edwards
Name: Jouis S Edwards
[Janie S Edwards]
Age in 1910: 35
Birth Year: 1875
Birthplace: Missouri
Home in 1910: Brooken, Haskell, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Leim C Edwards
Father’s Birthplace: Missouri
Mother’s Birthplace: Missouri
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Leim C Edwards 42
Jouis S Edwards 35
Russell Z Edwards 19
Eva E King 8
Ila M King 6
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Brooken, Haskell, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1254; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0085; Image: 58; FHL microfilm: 1375267.

you should find the families in the 1900 census.

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:
http://www.choctawnation.com/history/

social security application for a deceased person:
http://www.ssa.gov/foia/html/foia_guide.htm
form SS-5.

your public library probably has a subscription to heritage quest and ancestry.com. fold3.com 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.
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/dawes.php?s_last=green&s_first=mart&s_middle=&s_tribe=
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 rootsweb.com or ancestry.com.
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 findagrave.com or interment.net. 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. ancestry.com and heritage quest are two databases that include many census records. many native census records kept by NARA (http://www.archives.gov) 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
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawes_Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawes_Commission
wikipedia entries are sometimes opinionated; entered by volunteers.

helpful information about tribal enrollment
http://www.felihkatubbe.com/ChoctawNation/TribalMembership.html

2 ways to search:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalroll.php
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.

http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes/index.php
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.
http://www.fold3.com/documents/46580455/dawes-packets/
other resources are NARA http://www.archives.gov

the five civilized tribes book put out by the department of the interior has testimony.
http://books.google.com/books/about/Five_civilized_tribes_in_Oklahoma.html?id=chATAAAAYAAJ
and you can read it online

and these are the microfilms at fort worth TX archives.
http://www.archives.gov/southwest/finding-aids/native-american-microfilm.html

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

75.23 RECORDS OF THE COMMISSIONER TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES 1852-1919
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
http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html
(Record Group 75)
1793-1989

http://okhistory.cuadra.com/star/public.html
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.
http://choctawnation.com/services/departments/community-services/
some obituaries:
http://www.choctawnation.com/history/obituaries/

NARA http://www.archives.gov/ 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 nara.gov.

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:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_quantum_laws
calculations about blood quantum:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wishawa4/Menominee%20Indians/quantum.htm

mississippi choctaw and choctaw tribe explained here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choctaw_Trail_of_Tears
http://www.choctaw.org/

jena choctaw tribe in louisiana:
http://www.jenachoctaw.org/

MOWA tribe
http://encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1368
http://www.uab.edu/uabmagazine/2009/july/losttribe
http://www.native-american-online.org/MOWA-Choctaw.htm
MOWA Band Of Choctaws Wilford Taylor 1080 Red Fox Road Mount Vernon, AL 36560 (251) 829-5500. E-Mail: chieftaylor@mowachoctaw.com

other choctaw tribes:
http://www.aaanativearts.com/choctaw-indians/index.html

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
http://www.chickasaw.net/index.htm

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

http://www.okhistory.org/
oklahoma historical society
marriage records
http://www.okhistory.org/research/library/marriage.html
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgarvin/kinard/chocmarriageindex.htm

other historical societies:
http://www.daddezio.com/society/hill/SH-OK-NDX.html
some oklahoma genealogical societies:
http://www.censusfinder.com/oklahoma-genealogy-society.htm
http://www.geneasearch.com/societies/socokla.htm

texas tribes
http://www.native-languages.org/texas.htm
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/texas/index.htm
http://www.texasindians.com/
http://www.lsjunction.com/places/indians.htm

oklahoma tribes:
http://500nations.com/Oklahoma_Tribes.asp
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/oklahoma/index.htm
http://www.cowboy.net/native/tribes.html

some links for the choctaw.
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/choctaw/index.htm
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.
http://www.okgenweb.org/~okgarvin/kinard/1860index.htm
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.
http://www.archive.org/details/fivecivilizedtr00statgoog
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. ancestry.com 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 http://www.archives.gov 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.
http://www.us-census.org/native/choctaw_dawes.html
i do not know what they are trying to transcribe, but this is the volunteer page
http://www.us-census.org/states/graphics/status.htm

and this might be of interest to you:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/choctaw/rights-of-choctaws.htm
Rights of Mississippi Choctaws in the Choctaw Nation

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalrolls/
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:
http://jenniferhsrn2.homestead.com/research2.html

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.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/google/searcher.html

penny postcards. this is a website that features pictures that were on postcards. click on the state to see the postcards that they have.
http://www.usgwarchives.org/special/ppcs/ppcs.html
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, shamlet76@gmail.com 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

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on September 30, 2012

We are very interested in family history but the main reason for the search is to find my son’s heritage. These are the dates I have and information I have found on some of his relitives who are Choctaw by marriage and by blood.
Beginning with Rosamond Edwards b.24 Jan 1931 to Russell Edwards b.1891 and Stacy Johnson b.1897 in Okemah, Ok.
Records show that Russell is the son of Silas Edwards and Sarah Jane Pryor (who was also married to William Starnes King ((Moshulatubbee decendent))who had two girls Eva and Ila King).All are on a Census showing Russell age 19 and Silas Edwards as Step-Father.
I am trying to find out who Russells mother and father are and if Russell is really Russell King b. 1891 to Hirum King b.1854 (William’s half brother) and Eliza Blackwell

I found this information from the two links below. Please note that they have Eliza Blackwell’s death as 1896 and 1886. If she died in 1886, she would not have been Russell’s mother.
If this is the same Russell who is named Russell Edwards, I would like to know as there is no information I can find on this Russell Edwards.
Side Note: Sarah Jane Pryor and William S Kings daughter Ila b. 1904 (?) married a Burke Edwards whos father was Syrus Edwards. Needing to know if there is a connection there also.

My son, Dylan Hunter Harris b.1997 to Darren Harris b. 1959 to Rosamond Edwards (?)b.1931 to Russell Edwards and Stacy Johnson

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~clovispoint/King1.htm

and

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~impson/moshlatubbee.htm

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on October 1, 2012

Dawes Card Information

tribe last first middle age sex blood card roll misc type
Choctaw King Hiram 0 M 4666 P
Choctaw King Martha 0 F 4666 P
Choctaw King Eva Ethel 1 F 1/4 4666 NR ENTERPRISE BB
Choctaw King William S 22 M 1/2 4666 NR ENTERPRISE BB
Choctaw King Sarah J 25 F IW 4666 NR ENTERPRISE BB
Choctaw Pryor Joe 0 M 4666 P
Choctaw Pryor Viney 0 F 4666 P
p=parent
bb=by blood
iw=intermarried white, a general nontribal description

this is what i find strange. russell edwards or king is not listed on this card.

the father on this card is not old enough to be russell’s parent.

but, in the 1910 census, lem is old enough to be his parent. so i am wondering if sarah jane is his stepmother.

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Russell Edwards
Name: Russell Edwards
County: Haskell
State: Oklahoma
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Birth Date: 23 Jul 1890
Race: Caucasian (White)

nothing is fitting well. can you get a copy of his social security application with an SS-5? this would show his parents’ names.

that WW1 draft card says he was born in canadian, OK. i would think this would be canadian county, OK.

i think you need a document giving you his parents’ names. maybe a death certificate, obituary, birth certificate or delayed birth certificate, social security application.

such a document might not be online.

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on October 3, 2012

So far I have found that Russell King is the son of Hirum III and wife Eliza Blackwell. He was born 1890-1893. Hirum III and wife Martha Robinson had William Starnes King. Willam married Sarah Jane Pryor and they had Eva and Ila King.
I think that Russell’s name was changed to Edwards and given to his children Murel, Owetah,Woodson and Rosamond with his wife Stacy Johnson Edwards.
Also, I found that Ila King married a Burke Edwards.
The last record I find of Russell King was married to Lottie Cox (in Whitefield, OK)and living in Woodburg township, Iowa for a couple of years and then Lottie remarrying. During the time Russell King was in Iowa., A 1930 Iowa Cesus shows him to be in jail and his birthdate to be 1883 in OK.
Hunter’s grandmother Rosamond Edwards Harris was told that her father Russell Z Edwards died three days before she was born ( 18 Jan 1931). She was raised by her mother Stacy Johnson Edwards and the Johnson Family until she married Thomas Defreese Harris in 1955.
Rosamond was always told that Russell’s parents were Sarah Jane Pryor and Silas Edwards.

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on October 3, 2012

No mention of any Indian relations until I found a family tree with a note on the bottom that says that Russell’s grandfather was Full Cherokee and I found two pictures of Indian young ladies. I started looking into finding who they are and only have the internet to help me. None of the living Johnson relatives have been able to give me information.
I would like to be able to give my son every chance to learn of his family. And of course, if he is of Choctaw decent, I would like to apply for his membership.
Thank you for all of your help

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on October 3, 2012

There is Cherokee in the Edwards branch that is on the Family tree I have but in looking for any documents that Russell is Silas (Liem)Edwards son shows up empty except for the 2 Census that shows Silas and Liem with the two King girls and Silas showing as their Step-Father on the census. Meaning that Silas had him with another wife, that Russell isn’t the given name or Russell was Sarah Jane Pryor’s child from another husband (which leads me to Russell King born around the same time and related to the King girls Eva and Ila).

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on October 3, 2012

you should probably contact the tribes to see if any of these relatives are enrolled. they would know the name changes, if they were.

you can try the obituaries for russell and parents. see your local public library/interlibrary loan program for that.

i try to resolve these from the death on backwards. the death certificate might have some information. a cemetery record might be online at findagrave.com or interment.net

so in my opinion, you need some documents that might not be online.

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on October 3, 2012

Russell King and Lottie Cox who were married in Whitefield Ok in which I just found is Haskell, Ok.
Very coincidental…..I will see what I can find out with Social Security.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on October 3, 2012

1940 United States Federal Census about Rosamond Z Edwards
Name: Rosamond Z Edwards
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1931
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Granddaughter
Home in 1940: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
View Map
Street: S Central
House Number: 405
Inferred Residence in 1935: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Sheet Number: 14A
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary L Johnson 65
Stacy C Edwards 42
Rosamond Z Edwards 9
Madelyn A Johnson 20
Suler L Johnson 18
Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Okmulgee, Okmulgee, Oklahoma; Roll: T627_3319; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 56-38.
stacy is listed as widowed.

1900 United States Federal Census about Stacy Johnson
Name: Stacy Johnson
Age: 3
Birthplace: Indian Territory, Oklahoma
Home in 1900: Cowlington, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father’s Name: William Johnson
Mother’s Name: Mary Johnson
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William Johnson 30
Mary Johnson 23
George Johnson 9
Shuler Johnson 5
Stacy Johnson 3
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Cowlington, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1850; Enumeration District: 180; FHL microfilm: 1241850.

you should look that census page up. it shows the parents’ birthplaces.

maybe rupell is russell?

awes Card Information

tribe last first middle age sex blood card roll misc type
Choctaw Folsom Martha 0 F 4665 P
Choctaw King Eliza 0 F 4665 P
Choctaw King Jefferson 0 M 4665 P
Choctaw King Martha 0 F 4665 P
Choctaw King Rupell 6 M 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
Choctaw King Mary E 9 F 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
Choctaw King Martha C 11 F 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
Choctaw King Harris 15 M 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
Choctaw King Charles 20 M 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
Choctaw King Hiram 46 M 1/4 4665 NR WHITEFIELD BB
bb=by blood

that’s why i didn’t find the record. i am typewriting and the transcriber is typing also.

Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family

posted on October 3, 2012

I found that information too and I found on ARC National Final Dawes Roll that Rupell must have been a typo.
Roll#12882 Martha Caroline King CC#4665
Roll#12883 Mary E King CC#4665
Roll#12884 Russell King CC#4665
Roll#12885 William S King CC#4665
Roll#12886 Eva Ethel King CC#4665
Roll#11106 Silas King CC#4665

That is the first time I have seen a Silas King. Now I am really confussed. I will see what I can find out at the library and SS.
Thanks again