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Looking for my Family Davison Chocktaw

James Norman Davison James Norman Davison

posted on June 24, 2010

My Name is James N. Davison.
My Dad was Henrey Glenn Davison. His dad was a Judge in Mcalsiter OK but I do not know anything about him other than that. Also I know that my Dad did not want much to do with his dad but I was never told why. Maybe his dad the Judge was not a good man?? I do not know. All I know is that on my Dads side of the family I am some % Chocktaw indian and would love so much to have a family. I have no children to leave anything to or to spend time with while still around. I was told that there are several folks named Davison in the Chocktaw nation. Davis and Davidson are very common names. But Davison is Rare. Very Rare in fact.
What I do not know as I found out that the records in Mcalister OK were destroyed in a tornato that took out the city hall and county hall 2 or 3 years ago. I am very sad as I was hoping to find my Family. I have no one other than if you folks are my Family. I do not know if my Grandfather the Judge was married to a Chocktaw girl or if it was his Father who was called Big Jim
who I am told was very big and also was a US Marshal.
I was hoping mybe some of you know something so I can find my Family.
My contact information is
or if you like my phone is
916-996-0956 (This is a California Number)
I have a toll free Number but do not know what it is right this moment. Will put it up when I find out what it is. I have 82 Phone lines so it is hard to remember them all. I hope what little information I have shared and is all I have about the subject is enough to help someone know who my family is.
I would give almost anything to meet my Family. I have no one other than my lovely wife. I have no one to leave things to when I am gone. I would love to meet you and will send a jet to get you if you will come see me if you are my family. Since I am told that all the records are destroyed In that tornato I wish I would have known this a few years ago. I found out from an old letter I found in my Dads things when getting ready to move one of my homes.
Have a good day and hope to see who I am related to soon.
Thank you.
Jim Davison

Dennis Ferguson Dennis Ferguson

posted on June 25, 2010

I can give you some info. on the Davison family in Indian Territory. I can be contacted at <>

LeFlore/Gardner Descendant Debi LeFlore/Gardner Descendant Debi

posted on June 27, 2010

I sent you an email today with all the info I could find in the time I had to work on it. I will be away for the next couple of days, so if you have any more questions I will answer them after I return. Just email me. Debi

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on July 7, 2010

there are a couple of people researching this family that left family trees on
Father: William Henry DAVISON b: 27 JAN 1880 in Clifton, Wayne Cty. Tennessee USA
Mother: Susan HINES b: 20 JUL 1885 in North rising star. Brown Cty. Texas USA

Marriage 1 PEGGY

the birthplaces indicate that the family didn’t go on the trail of tears in the late 1830’s. however your heritage is worth researching.
census records: Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma; Roll 1926; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 711.0.
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Kiowa, Pittsburg, Oklahoma; Roll T625_1483; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 199; Image: 741.
henry william davison worked in real estate.

there is also a world war I draft card for henry william davison.

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 enrollmment.

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


since the name is so common, i am finding too many possible records. there are other people with this name living in oklahoma at this time.

the tribe has an excellent information to help you. it is found under genealogy


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

suzanne hamlet shatto

Beth Thompson Beth Thompson

posted on February 27, 2015

Sir, somewhere else you might consider checking is the site FAMILYSEARCH.ORG. this is through the LDS Church or possibly check the site