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Kathie Cannon Zuniga Kathie Cannon Zuniga

posted on November 6, 2012

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Kathie Cannon Zuniga Kathie Cannon Zuniga

posted on November 6, 2012

My great grandfather was George Washington Cannon DOB 1850 Death 1893 he was born in Magazine Yell Arkansas.My great grandfathers brother Newton Calmez Cannon DOB 1847 Death 1903 applied for Choctaw status and was given a case number of 964, in 1900 he lived in Township 9 Creek Nation Indian Territory. I woul like to find out any thing I can about my family history, and how would I go about proving my indian genealogy.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on November 6, 2012

who were george washington cannon’s children? who were you directly related to?

the choctaw tribe rule is that you must be directly descended from an original enrollee. there were families where a few members had moved to oklahoma, applied to a tribe, been enrolled. tribal membership meant that a person had placed themselves under the authority of the tribe.

i do not see newton cannon on the dawes roll taken 1896-1906 in indian territory/oklahoma.

this was an early dawes record and the dawes process was interrupted and began again because the standards of tribal membership were adopted.

Dawes Commission Index, 1896 about Newton C Cannon
Name: Newton C Cannon
Tribe: Choctaw
Case Number: 964

there would be genealogical information in this application and, if you are looking for heritage information, this application would be a good start. the record is at NARA http://www.archives.gov fort worth, TX office

Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 about Nuteon C Canon
Name: Nuteon C Canon
Death Day: 7
Death Month: Jan
Death Year: 1916
County: Logan
Volume Number: 4
Roll Number: 19141923
Certificate Number: 953

1860 United States Federal Census about George W Cannon
Name: George W Cannon
Age in 1860: 21
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1860: Spring Creek, Yell, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Jno W Cannon 47
Elisabeth Cannon 56
Mary Ann Cannon 22
George W Cannon 21
John Cannon 12
Nentin Cannon 11
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Spring Creek, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: M653_52; Page: 1132; Image: 660; Family History Library Film: 803052.

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about George W. Cannon
Name: George W. Cannon
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Arkansas
Regiment Name: 3 Arkansas Cavalry
Regiment Name Expanded: 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry
Company: F
Rank In: Corporal
Rank In Expanded: Corporal
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Alternate Name: George W./Canon
Film Number: M383 roll 1

1850 United States Federal Census about George W Cannon
Name: George W Cannon
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1850: Magazine, Yell, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Family Number: 32
Household Members:
Name Age
John W Cannon 34
Elizabeth A Cannon 44
William M Cannon 13
Mary A Cannon 12
George W Cannon 11
Hester J Cannon 8
John J Cannon 3
Newton C Cannon 1
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Magazine, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: M432_31; Page: 479A; Image: 361.

1850 United States Federal Census about John W Cannon
Name: John W Cannon
Age: 34
Birth Year: abt 1816
Birthplace: North Carolina

1850 United States Federal Census about Elizabeth A Cannon
Name: Elizabeth A Cannon
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: Tennessee

Arkansas Land Records about John W Cannon
Name: John W Cannon
Land Office: CLARKSVILLE
Document Number: 5385
Total Acres: 39.92
Signature: Yes
Canceled Document: No
Issue Date: 1 May 1860
Mineral Rights Reserved: No
Metes and Bounds: No
Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No
Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description:
1 3NE 5TH PM Yes 4N 23W 4

elizabeth’s maiden name may be denton.
they may have been married in AR.

i didn’t find a census record for george cannon in 1870 or 1880, so you should look for those. perhaps the native census records on the accessgenealogy website would have a listing for him. part of the reason i didn’t find it is that you don’t give a spouse or childrens’ names.

there are two different topics: heritage and tribal enrollment. you might be able to show affiliation with a tribe, but without tribal enrollment, you won’t be able to become a member in the tribe. i understand that tribal affiliation might be valuable to you.

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.

http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/choctaw/index.htm
several helpful links for records in the choctaw territory

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.

for those people who do not yet have a card, you should research the 1900-1940 census to know approximate dates of birth, birthplaces, family members. this will also tell you if someone is more likely to be on the freedman roll or as applicants to the dawes roll taken 1896-1906 in indian territory/oklahoma for the five major tribes.

applicants can be found here:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/finalroll.php
partial names are ok. look at the guide link for explanation of the codes.

when you find a possible name, then click on the card# in the card column to see the family group. if it is your family group, and they were likely enrolled, then you can search the oklahoma historical society’s dawes roll link to get the enrollment #’s for particular family members.
http://www.okhistory.org/research/dawes

if your family was enrolled by council action early in the process or was enrolled by lawsuit, they might not appear on the oklahoma historical society website. you would have to check with the tribe on that.

even if your family was rejected by the dawes process, you may want the testimony, census card, application information for your genealogical purposes.

the federal census will also help you decide which state to contact for vital records.

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

freedmen information:
many freedmen links on this webpage: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ewyatt/_borders/

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

Kathie Cannon Zuniga Kathie Cannon Zuniga

posted on November 7, 2012

My great grandfather was married to Hettie Allcinda Smith. His chiidern were Rosa C. Cannon, Robert Lilton Cannon, Ada Lilian Cannon, Mary Olivia Cannon, Jennie Lee Cannon, Marlin William Cannon, Alex Booth Cannon(my grandfather), and John Sullivan Cannon. My greatgrandfathers parents were John Cannon, and Elizabeth Denton. His siblings are Millage Cannon, Lucy Cannon, William Cannon, John Cannon, Newton Calmez Cannon, half siblings are Mary Ann Cannon, Hester Cannon, Sarah Cannon, Thaddeus Cannon, Nancy Cannon, and James H. Cannon. Maybe this helps. Kathie

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on November 8, 2012

george washington cannon b. 1850 AR d. 1893 location unknown m. hettie alcinda smith
alex booth cannon
rosa cannon, robert lilton cannon ada lillian cannon, mary olivia cannon, jennie lee cannon, marlin william cannon, john sullivan cannon

this is wierd. i can’t find any of these people in AR.

oh, maybe they were in some other place.

1870 United States Federal Census about George Cannon
Name: George Cannon
Age in 1870: 20
Birth Year: abt 1850
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1870: West of the Brazos River, McLennan, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Waco
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Elina Cannon 50
Martha Cannon 25
George Cannon 20
Mollie Cannon 17
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: West of the Brazos River, McLennan, Texas; Roll: M593_1598; Page: 165A; Image: 329; Family History Library Film: 553097.

is this your family? others say this is the correct census record.

i looked at ancestry.com and the family trees there are not sufficiently documented. in fact, that was the only census record and it doesn’t appear to substantiate the location information that you gave. so, you have to disclose your documentation in order to get further along.

where were your family in 1900? who were the family members? where were they born and where did they die?

i am finding no dawes record for alex/alexander cannon. i don’t see any of the cannons in the 1896 index either.

the fact that they were in texas indicates that they may have been another tribe or mississippi choctaw. always look at where the family members were living 1830-1930 and then look for a nearby tribe.

texas was not on the trail of tears. it is doubtful that the family was living on a choctaw reservation when george was born. his family did not go on the trail of tears in the late 1830’s to indian territory/oklahoma. so you need to look at the locations where the family was living. maybe the 1896 application will give some information that will help you with heritage.

George Washington Cannon
Birth 25 Dec 1850 in Bruceville, McLennan, Texas, United States
Death Oct 1893 in Texas, United States

but the same person has this information about the family tree. i cannot resolve it.

1849 24 Dec

Birth
Magazine, Yell, Arkansas, United States

9 source citations
1850
Age: 1

Residence
Magazine, Yell, Arkansas

1 source citation
1860
Age: 11

Residence
Spring Creek, Yell, Arkansas, United States

1 source citation
1870 3 Oct
Age: 20

Marriage to Josephine E. “Josie” Tate
Yell County, Arkansas, USA

1870
Age: 21

Residence
Dardanelle, Yell, Arkansas, United States

1 source citation
1880
Age: 31

Residence
Delaware, Logan, Arkansas, United States

1 source citation
1900
Age: 51

Residence
Township 9, Creek Nation, Indian Territory

1 source citation
1910
Age: 61

Residence
Boone, Logan, Arkansas

1 source citation
1916 7 Jan
Age: 66

Death
Booneville, Logan, Arkansas, United States

2 source citations
1916 Jan

Burial
Booneville, Logan, Arkansas, United States
Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery

Photos (1)

Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 about Newton Cannon
Name: Newton Cannon
Gender: Male
Age: 22
Birth Year: abt 1848
Residence: Yell, Arkansas
Spouse’s Name: Josephine Tate
Spouse’s Gender: Female
Spouse’s Age: 17
Spouse’s Residence: Yell, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 3 Oct 1870
Marriage County: Yell
Event Type: Marriage
FHL Film Number: 1026492

1860 United States Federal Census about Nentin Cannon
Name: Nentin Cannon
[Newton Cannon]
Age in 1860: 11
Birth Year: abt 1849
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1860: Spring Creek, Yell, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Jno W Cannon 47
Elisabeth Cannon 56
Mary Ann Cannon 22
George W Cannon 21
John Cannon 12
Nentin Cannon 11
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Spring Creek, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: M653_52; Page: 1132; Image: 660; Family History Library Film: 803052.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles about George W Canon
Name: George W Canon
Age at enlistment: 24
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1863
Rank at enlistment: Corporal
Enlistment Place: Yell County, AR
State Served: Arkansas
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Arkansas 3rd Cavalry Regiment on 14 Oct 1863.
Mustered out on 05 Feb 1864 at Little Rock, AR.
Birth Date: abt 1839
Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records
3rd Arkansas Union Cavalry – Arkansas Research

1850 United States Federal Census about George W Cannon
Name: George W Cannon
Age: 11
Birth Year: abt 1839
Birthplace: Arkansas
Home in 1850: Magazine, Yell, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Family Number: 32
Household Members:
Name Age
John W Cannon 34
Elizabeth A Cannon 44
William M Cannon 13
Mary A Cannon 12
George W Cannon 11
Hester J Cannon 8
John J Cannon 3
Newton C Cannon 1
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Magazine, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: M432_31; Page: 479A; Image: 361.

i think that first texas record is not your relative.
but when did he marry?
where was he living in 1880?
where did he pass away?
when/where were his children born?
location and dates are VERY important when trying to find records.

Kathie Cannon Zuniga Kathie Cannon Zuniga

posted on November 8, 2012

After doing some more searching I found out my greatgrandfather was born in Arkansas. His father was John Cannon DOB 1803 Tn, death 1864 Alton Ill POW, his mother was Elizabeth Denton DOB 1805 Tenn. Death 1865 Arkansas. Another family member told me the Indian heritage came from his mother Elizabeth Denton, and her mother Hester Layman DOB 1781 no state of birth Death in 1844, her father was John Layman DOB 1728 Death 1810 and her mother was Anna Baer DOB 1731 Death 1782. I am not sure but maybe George Cannon died in Mclennan Tx. I found a 1861 census in Hillsborough, Albert New Brunswick Canada for George Cannon hew was age 12 race was marked as native american.
Rosa Cannon 1876-1961 born Mclennan Tx, Robert L. Cannon 1877-1944 born Tx ? died in Okla., Ada L. Cannon 1879-1953 born in Comanche Tx, Mary Cannon 1881-1969 born in Mclennan Tx,Jenny 1882-1951 born ?Tx died in Altus Okla., Marlin? Tx,1886 Alex? Tx,1883-1949 and John ? Tx. 1890-1892. I hope this helps, thank you Kathie

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on November 8, 2012

where are you getting these dates? if you are copying from someone else’s family tree, have you contacted them for documents?

these are fairly common names.

what documents do you have?

why do you think george was up in canada? were other family members with him?

i see texas birthplaces. texas tribes were in texas, mississippi choctaw were in texas. where did people live in the meantime. most of the people who had lived in texas were not enrolled in the tribe even if they applied. texas was not on the trail of tears in the 1830’s.

you need to collect documents for the time period 1900-1910, if you think they might have applied for enrollment in an oklahoma tribe.