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Nancy L Burns Hanvey

James C Wood James C Wood

posted on March 4, 2012

I’m looking for any information on Nancy L Burns, she was my great great grandmother..

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 4, 2012

this is a very common name. no dates, no location, no children, no spouse in this post. and i don’t know if burns is a married name or a maiden name.

there are two on the dawes roll 1896-1906 and they are of different ages.

Dawes Card Information

tribe last first middle age sex blood card roll misc type
Choctaw Burns Lizzie 0 F 2678 P
Choctaw Burns Mary 0 F 2678 P
Choctaw Burns Tom 0 M 2678 P
Choctaw Burns Thomas 16 M FULL 2678 NR IRON BRIDGE BB
Choctaw Burns Nancy 37 F FULL 2678 NR IRON BRIDGE BB
Choctaw Burns Jack 39 M FULL 2678 NR IRON BRIDGE BB
Choctaw Pashontema 0 F 2678 P
Choctaw Shruby Wilson 0 M 2678 P
p=parent
bb=by blood

Dawes Card Information

tribe last first middle age sex blood card roll misc type
Choctaw Burns Nancy 0 F MCR7250 P
Choctaw Miller William G 0 M MCR7250 P
Choctaw Miller Edwin B 18 M 1/32 MCR7250 SULPHER SPRINGS TX MCR
Choctaw Miller Martin G 57 M 1/16 MCR7250 SULPHER SPRINGS TX MCR
Choctaw Richmond Virginia 0 F MCR7250 P

MCR=mississippi choctaw refused. most of the mississippi choctaw were not enrolled.

and it appears that there is another nancy burns on the 1900 census.

1900 United States Federal Census about Nancy Burnes
Name: Nancy Burnes
[Nancy Mooney]
[Nancy Burns]
Age: 20
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1900: Township 9, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s Name: Thomas Burns
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William Thomas Burns, Burnes 27
Nancy Burnes 20
Martha Mooney 22
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 9, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1850; Enumeration District: 76; FHL microfilm: 1241850.

there is another nancy burns, no middle initial, in the 1900 census.

Name: Nancy Burns
Age: 30
Birthplace: Kansas
Home in 1900: Township 22, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s Name: John Burns
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John Burns 30
Nancy Burns 30
Stella Burns 11
Myrtle Burns 8
Lula Burns 6
Henry Burns 2
Roy Burns 8/12
Sampson Gallemore 61
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 22, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory; Roll: 1844; Enumeration District: 22; FHL microfilm: 1241844.

all of these nancy burns in the census are married, and none with a maiden name.

1910 census, no middle name, this is a maiden name.
Name: Nancy Burns
Age in 1910: 7
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: Joe Burns
Father’s Birthplace: Georgia
Mother’s name: Emma Burns
Mother’s Birthplace: Arkansas
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Joe Burns 35
Emma Burns 26
Robert Burns 8
Nancy Burns 7
Bertha Burns 5
Lace Ella Burns 2
Walter Burns 9/12
0
James Knight 19
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas; Roll: T624_1535; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0098; Image: 223; FHL microfilm: 1375548.

a married name:
Name: Nancy Burm
[Nancy Burns]
Age in 1910: 51
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Home in 1910: Sans Bois, Haskell, Oklahoma
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Jack Burm
Father’s Birthplace: Oklahoma
Mother’s Birthplace: Oklahoma
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Jack Burm 50
Nancy Burm 51
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Sans Bois, Haskell, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1254; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0094; Image: 434; FHL microfilm: 1375267.

Name: Nancy Burns
[Nancy Burnes]
[Nancy Mooney]
[Nancy Burnes]
Age in 1910: 32
37
Birth Year: abt 1873
1873
Birthplace: Alabama
Home in 1910: Machire, Haskell, Oklahoma
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Thomas Burns
Father’s Birthplace: Alabama
Mother’s Birthplace: Alabama
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Burns 36
Nancy Burns 32
37
Ethel Burns 7
Bylah Burns 5
8
Calvin Burns 1
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Machire, Haskell, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1254; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0092; Image: 357; FHL microfilm: 1375267.

since i don’t know whether any of these are your relative, i am going to stop searching.

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 1930 are available, although the 1890 census was largely destroyed. the 1940 census will be public information in 2012.

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

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 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

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.

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.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

James C Wood James C Wood

posted on March 4, 2012

Nancy Burns my great great grandmother was her maiden name. She married Samuel T Hanvey they had a son named William (Bill) Hanvey, He married Alda Reynolds and they had a daughter named Ella wich is my grandmother… I am at somewhat of a disadvantage because my granmother was the only one that had any information about names and dates and she died before I could get much information from her. I do not know anything about Nancys mother and father. The only other thing I know is that they moved back and forth from Tipah county Ms. and Oklahoma a few times. I also know that My great great grandfather is burried in Atoka Ok. and my grandmother was born in Caney Ok. I wish I had more Information but that is all I have…..

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 5, 2012

nancy burns m. samuel t. hanvey
william/bill hanvey m. alda reynolds
ella hanvey

you have to start with what you know, gather documents, then go backward in time. you have to get your birth certificate and see what it says about your parents. then get your parents’ birth certificates and see what it says about their parents.

you don’t give a date of death for ella. her cemetery record might help. maybe it’s on findagrave.com or interment.net.
death certificate from state vital records?
an obituary. you might be able to get this through interlibrary loan. see your local public library for this.

no spouse, no location, no dates for ella.

this is where you should start, in my opinion.

from ancestry worldconnect records:
Samuel Teague Hanvey
Birth 1844 in Abbeville Cty, South Carolina, USA
Death 1913 in Atoka Cty, Choctaw, Oklahoma, USA

Nancy Loutitia Burns
Birth 1853 in Texas
Death 1920

but someone else says something different:
Samuel Teague Hanvey
Birth 29 Dec 1844 in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, USA
Death Jan 1923 in Russellville, Franklin, Alabama, USA

Nancy Louticia Burns
Birth 1 Jan 1853 in Trinity County, Texas, USA
Death Jan 1923

James William (Bill) Hanvey
Birth 7 Nov 1878 in Mississippi
Death Dec 1925
Alda Josephine
Birth SEP 1894 in Alabama
Death MAR 1929

josephine might be a middle name.

it appears to me that these entries are lightly documented and you could help the people who have posted about your family if you get documentation.

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 5, 2012

ok, this is why samuel’s birthdate is so uniform. don’t know if he is living with a grandmother.
1850 United States Federal Census about Samuel Hanvy
Name: Samuel Hanvy
Age: 4
Birth Year: abt 1846
Home in 1850: Savannah River Regiment, Abbeville, South Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Family Number: 444
Household Members:
Name Age
Margaret Wilson 54
Samuel Hanvy 4
Margaret Hanvy 3
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Savannah Regiment, Abbeville, South Carolina; Roll: M432_848; Page: 28B; Image: 63.

but there is a samuel t. hanvey living here.
Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 11, Carroll, Georgia; Roll: M432_63; Page: 11B; Image: 27.

but in 1860, no samuel hanvey records. the name is probably misspelled significantly.

Name: Samuel Hanvey
Age in 1870: 21
Birth Year: abt 1849
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1870: Long Cain, Abbeville, South Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Abbeville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Mary A Hanvey 30
Samuel Hanvey 21
Solomon Hanvey 1
Hannah Hanvey 11
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Long Cain, Abbeville, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1481; Page: 268A; Image: 534; Family History Library Film: 552980.
but no other samuel hanvey.
now i am wondering if this is the same samuel hanvey in 1850. have to check dates of the census and see if it is possible for him to travel.

and in 1880, nothing again.
nothing in 1900 census.

you should check the native census records, in case he was living on a reservation.
somewhere, he married nancy.

bear in mind too, there were outlaws that went west, not happy with the civil war stuff. some went to texas, which was the frontier.

Name: Samual J Hanvey
[Samual T Hanvey]
Age in 1910: 65
Birth Year: 1845
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1910: Spring Valley, Colbert, Alabama
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse’s Name: Nancy Hanvey
Father’s Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother’s Birthplace: South Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Samual J Hanvey 65
Nancy Hanvey 56
Mary Hanvey 37
Joseph Hanvey 18
Carrie Hanvey 12
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Spring Valley, Colbert, Alabama; Roll: T624_8; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0016; Image: 398; FHL microfilm: 1374021.

i don’t know about that texas idea for samuel hanvey. i think it is more likely he was on a native reservation.

the children were b. AL.

26

Hanvey, Samuel T.
Confederate Artillery
12th Battalion, Georgia Light Artillery

Hanvey, Samuel T.
Confederate
1st Regiment, Georgia Regulars

Name: Samuel T Hanvey
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Georgia
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Georgia 12th Heavy Artillery Battalion.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records

Name: Samuel T Hanvey
Enlistment Date: 3 Jul 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Georgia
Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, Georgia 1st Infantry Regiment on 07 Mar 1861.
Sources: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865

no pension record, though.

Regiment: 1st Infantry Regiment Georgia
Date of Organization: 1 Mar 1861
Muster Date: 26 Apr 1865
Regiment State: Georgia
Regiment Type: Infantry
Regiment Number: 1st
Regimental Soldiers and History: List of Soldiers

Regimental History

Battles Fought
Fought on 15 Oct 1861.
Fought on 5 Apr 1862 at Yorktown, VA.
Fought on 15 Apr 1862 at Yorktown, VA.
Fought on 28 Apr 1862 at Yorktown, VA.
Fought on 30 Apr 1862 at Yorktown, VA.
Fought on 15 Jun 1862 at Seven Days Fight, VA.
Fought on 15 Jun 1862 at Seven Days Fight, Richmond, VA.
Fought on 26 Jun 1862 at Seven Days Fight, Richmond, VA.
Fought on 29 Jun 1862 at Peach Orchard, VA.
Fought on 1 Jul 1862 at Malvern Hill, VA.
Fought on 6 Jul 1862 at Harrison’s Landing, VA.
Fought on 25 Aug 1862 at Rappahannock Station, VA.
Fought on 30 Aug 1862 at 2nd Manassas, VA.
Fought on 5 Sep 1862.
Fought on 14 Sep 1862 at Crampton’s Gap, MD.
Fought on 15 Sep 1862 at Williamsport, VA.
Fought on 17 Sep 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
Fought on 18 Oct 1862 at Bourbon County, KY.
Fought on 20 Mar 1863.
Fought on 1 May 1863 at Rapidan Station, VA.
Fought on 17 Jun 1863 at Thoroughfare Gap, VA.
Fought on 20 Feb 1864 at Ocean Pond, FL.
Fought on 13 Mar 1864 at On Board Steamer “Don”, Atlantic Ocean.
Fought on 15 Jun 1864 at Golgotha, GA.
Fought on 5 Jul 1864 at John’s Island, SC.
Fought on 7 Jul 1864 at John’s Island, SC.
Fought on 9 Jul 1864 at John’s Island, SC.
Fought on 22 Jul 1864 at Sheffield, GA.
Fought on 22 Jul 1864 at Oxford, GA.
Fought on 16 Dec 1864 at Triune, TN.
Fought on 16 Dec 1864 at Nashville, TN.
Fought on 21 Dec 1864 at Savannah, GA Hospl.
Fought on 21 Dec 1864 at Savannah, GA.
Fought on 22 Dec 1864 at Savannah, GA.
Fought on 25 Dec 1864 at Pulaski, TN.
Fought on 4 Feb 1865 at Salkehatchie, SC.
Fought on 6 Feb 1865 at Salkehatchie River, SC.
Fought on 6 Feb 1865 at Midway, SC.
Fought on 9 Feb 1865 at SC.
Fought on 1 Mar 1865 at Cheraw, SC.
Fought on 2 Mar 1865 at Cheraw, SC.
Fought on 3 Mar 1865 at Cheraw, SC.
Fought on 4 Mar 1865 at River’s Bridge, SC.
Fought on 4 Mar 1865 at Cheraw, SC.
Fought on 5 Mar 1865 at Cheraw, SC.
Fought on 16 Mar 1865 at Smithfield, NC.
Fought on 18 Mar 1865 at Bentonville, NC.
Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Petersburg, VA.
Fought on 20 Apr 1865 at Macon, GA.
Fought on 21 Apr 1865 at Macon, GA.
Fought on 30 Apr 1865.
Fought on 8 May 1865 at Athens, GA.
Fought on 17 May 1865 at Hartwell, GA.

Regiment: 12th Heavy Artillery Battalion Georgia
Date of Organization: 29 May 1862
Muster Date: 9 Apr 1865
Regiment State: Georgia
Regiment Type: Heavy Artillery
Regiment Number: 12th
Regimental Soldiers and History: List of Soldiers

Regimental History

Battles Fought
Fought on 11 Aug 1862 at Huntsville, TN.
Fought on 18 Jun 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA.
Fought on 27 Jun 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, GA.
Fought on 28 Jun 1864.
Fought on 23 Jul 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 2 Sep 1864 at Jonesboro, GA.
Fought on 19 Oct 1864 at Strasburg, VA.
Fought on 30 Oct 1864 at Decatur, AL.
Fought on 25 Mar 1865 at Fort Stedman, VA.
Fought on 3 Apr 1865 at Richmond, VA, Hospital.
Fought on 8 May 1865 at Athens, GA.

there is a land record for william o. hanvey, 3 Jan 1896, state of alabama.

indian census records here:
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/census/
i don’t know if it will cover the area.

a marriage license for burns and hanvey needs to be found.

you might be more successful trying to find the children on the census, i don’t know.

if one of the children is alive 1/1/1937, you can ask for their social security application. this will tell you the parents, location and dates.
http://www.ssa.gov/foia/html/foia_guide.htm
i usually go from the death backwards in time to the birth.

James C Wood James C Wood

posted on March 5, 2012

Thank you very much, You have helped me alot. After reading this post I started to remember some more names like Carrie Hanvey and Joseph Hanvey wich are Sam and Nancys other children, My grandmother Ellas aunt and uncle… I did find records and a grave site for Sam T Hanvey in atoka along with a story about how he died from the local mueseum and library.. I now know That they where living in caney Ok pre 1916. I forget to say my grandmother was born in 1916. I am going to keep looking. You have given me some great information and advice. I didn’t have much to go on and you realy helped me. My goal is to find out Who Samuel T Hanvey and Nancy (Burns) Hanvey was. I hope I can find out more about them.
James C Wood

suzanne hamlet shatto suzanne hamlet shatto

posted on March 6, 2012

is this one of the children?
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcolber/marriage-apps-1910-13-KZ.htm
COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA
MARRIAGES

MARRIAGE APPLICATIONS
1910 – 1913
K through Z

Contributed Dec 2006
by A. Mitchell

This is the first marriage license application book in Colbert County, Alabama.
It was for white marriages only. The corresponding marriage licenses were
recorded in Marriage Books “H” and “I”

Colbert County, Alabama Marriage Application Book 1, 1 June 1910 – 24 May 1913
Surname Given Name[s] Age Ht. Wt. Born Occupation Mar. Relig. Residence License Page Spouse Remarks
Reynolds Alva 17 5’5" 119 AL 1 Prot Colbert Co., A13 Jul 1911 199 James W. Hanvey Wit: R. R. Reynolds, father of girl -
present & consents to marriage p. 486 (Bk H)
i am not positive p.486 (Bk H) goes with this marriage record.

Reynolds Frank 21 5’9" 134 AL Farmer 1 Prot Tuscumbia, AL 6 Nov 1912 381 Carrie May Hanvey
Vandiver Miss Sallie 19 5’5" 140 AL 1 Bapt Colbert Co., A 7 Dec 1912 398 Joseph Hanvey

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcolber/marriage-apps-1910-13-KZ.htm

Hanvey Miss Hattie Wilson, John W. 4 Mar 1906 Spring Valley, AL Cook, R. H., JP 26 Bndsmn: John W. Wilson, P. N. Wilson

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~alcolber/marriage.htm

NOTE : In order to obtain marriage records from
Colbert County, AL, you must write to:

Colbert County Probate Judge
P.O. Box 47
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(256) 386-8542

Include the following information in your written request:
Name of bride and/or groom
A date of marriage. Even an estimated date
is preferable to no date at all.
Marriage Book and page number if known.
$4.00 for certified copy OR $1.00 for regular copy

cemetery record
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ok/county/atoka/BentleyCem.html

same record, with a link back to the atoka county cemetery page on rootsweb.
http://www.okcemeteries.net/atoka/bentley/bentley.htm

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hanvey&GSiman=1&GSst=38&GRid=55379280&

if you find an obituary, you could probably post it at atoka county, OK rootsweb.com website and you might be able to post it on the findagrave website. people like pictures of the gravestone also.

i think the MOWA tribe is still enrolling (and doesn’t appear to be federally recognized) and it looks like nancy burns came from that area.
http://www.mowa-choctaw.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MOWA_Band_of_Choctaw_Indians
http://alabamamounds.wordpress.com/the-mowa-choctaw-indians-alabama/