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  • Kay Williams Family from Kay. 5 comments, most recently from Jason on January 12

    I have been trying to research my family myself but I always seem to hit a wall. My great grandmother’s name is Myrtle Combs-Williams born 1893 in Oklahoma and was married to Frank Allen Williams born in Iowa 1890. I have been told by many family members that she is…

  • KDavis Morning Star mystery from KDavis. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 12

    I am trying to decipher something my grandfather told my mom before he died. He said his grandmother, we believe because my mom cant remember exactly what he said her relation was, had a Choctaw name of Morning Star. It was said that she was at some point taken as…

  • Catalina M. Rodriguez Please Help bring Closure from Catalina M. Rodriguez. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 11

    I was looking at some of my husband family pictures, and noticed that my mother in law grandmother looked Indian. She explained that or is believed she was half Indian and her great grandmother was full. I found her great grandmother in the 1900 census, which stated she was born…

  • Hunter Green Newton C. Cannon (Choctaw in North Carolina?) from Hunter Green. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 10

    My third great grandmother’s brother, Newton C. Cannon, applied for enrollment into the Choctaw Nation on Sept. 3, 1896 but his application was denied. I personally have a copy of his application. I even have a copy of his son’s birth certificate, which states his race as Indian. On Newton’s…

  • Malinda Jane Blanton Blanton Family from Malinda Jane Blanton. 4 comments, most recently from Richard Blanton on January 8

    Hello, im trying to find out my fathers heritage-blood line is. My father is Billy Ray Blanton Aug.15, 1934 and his parents are William (1899-1963) & Frankie Monroe Norton Blanton (10-06-1904 to 11-19-1989. Im just trying to find out who my relatives were and what our family blood line is…

  • Larry D. Jefferson attemtping to track family line mothers side from Larry D. Jefferson. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 8

    my mothers side from what I am told is from the Choctaw Nation, I have sent a pic attachment along with this message of my great grand mother Jesse May Henry born in North Carolina and died in 1957 in Philadelphia, I am told she was married to Ashbury Henry;…

  • Max Beal Attempting to verify Choctaw family member from Max Beal. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 7

    Hello. My family, on both my mother’s and father’s sides, can be traced back to Oklahoma. They actually both moved out this way during the dust bowl. Ever since I was younger, I have been told that my great grandmother on my father’s side was full-blooded Choctaw. My great grandfather’s…

  • Shelly (Harris) Davis Want to know more family - blood line: Moore, Folsom, Quaid, Long, Smith, Amos, Staggs, Harris.... from Shelly (Harris) Davis. 6 comments, most recently from Angela on January 5

    Anyone out there??? My mother did a fantastic Christmas gift to me and my siblings…GENEALOGY report. It’s awesome!!! My GGGGGGGrandfather John Moore (Silas Ebenezer Moore’s father) born and raised in MS – full blood Choctaw Indian. GGGGGGGrandmother Nancy (Folsom) Moore (Silas Ebenezer Moore’s mother) born full blood Choctaw, died in…

  • Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Searching for info on Louisa (Louise) Higdon Edwards born abt.1858 from Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family. 3 comments, most recently from Lindsey Petkus on January 4

    I had some time ago sent inquires regarding the family members of Russell Z Edwards born 1890 in Canadian, OK or ArK. Son of Silas C Edwards and step-son of Sarah Jane Pryor King Edwards (mother of Choctaw Native American’s Ila and Eva King). I went to visit his grave…

  • ROY VENABLE PLEASE HELP - I,M WORKING ON MY FAMILY TREE from ROY VENABLE. 3 comments, most recently from NAD on January 4

    LOOKING FOR MY GANDMOTHERS GRANDMOTHER HER MAIDEN NAME – NANCY FIELDS AND HER MARRIED NAME IS NANCY TAYLOR – I JUST RECIEVED THIS INFO., FROM SOMEONE ON ANCESTRY.COM – BUT I DON,T KNOW HOW TO DECIPHER IT – COULD SOMEONE PLEASE HELP GET ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION ? THANK…

  • Dee Lela/Lena ? Hamilton from Dee. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 4

    I have been searching for my grandmothers ancestry for years and I think she was from the Choctaw tribe. I do know that she was a full blood indian woman who resided either in Polk County, Trinity County, or Houston County in 1910. I found a marriage certificate between her…

  • Jessie Turtle Woman My link to Pushmataha & the Andersons from Jessie Turtle Woman. 16 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 4

    I am a professional genealogist. I have been researching my families and am now ready to seek more of my Momma’s clan from Lamar County, Miss. They were from the Rabbit Creek area. Choctaw descendants from the Pushamataha through the Andersons. My g-g-grandma was Nancy Jane Anderson, a Choctaw woman….

  • Denise Pruitt My grandmother's CHOCTAW name from Denise Pruitt. 4 comments, most recently from Denise Pruitt on January 2

    I accidentally posted Cherokee on my previous discussion as we were just searching for my husband’s ancestry. Sincere apologies. My paternal grandmother was a Choctaw that was adopted by Marie Virginia Larpenteur and Sosthene Darcy. Lived in Catahoula Louisiana. DOB 5/16/1892, death 1/1982. Married name Anna Darcy Drivon. Looking for…

  • Denise Pruitt Finding my grandmother's Cherokee name from Denise Pruitt on January 1

    Hello, I recently found out that my paternal grandmother was Choctaw and adopted by Marie Virginia Larpenteur and Sosthene Darcy. They lived at some point in Catahoula Louisiana but I am not certain if this was her birthplace. I am looking for her Native American name and any additional information…

  • Judy Griffis Sarah James Hallmark from Judy Griffis. 8 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 31, 2014

    I have been trying to track down some information about the parents of Sarah. She married John Bose Hallmark Jr and was a Chickasaw Indian Territory US Marshall in stonewall Oklahoma. But Sarah’s parents are who I’m looking for. On ancestry, lots of folks have her mom as Virginia Caledonia…

  • Shantesa Ortiz Looking for other family members of my great great great grandfather from Shantesa Ortiz. 3 comments, most recently from Shantesa Ortiz on December 31, 2014

    Hello, my name is Shantesa and I have been searching through Ancestry for my relatives. I recently came across a document that stated that his father was Choctaw Indian and his mother African. My ancestors name was Washington White or Washakie White born in the 1840’s . If anyone has…

  • DMorse Krebs Hickman Depree from DMorse. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 31, 2014

    I am trying to find any information about my 4th and 5th great grandmothers.Victoria or Vallary Ann Depree (Hickman) born Nov 25, 1819 in ARK. and (Sarah) Ann Delight Hickman ((Krebs) born in either ARK or MISS. I have found them listed in some family trees on Ancestry but the…

  • Wade Durant Durant Surename dead ended..........HELP PLEASE! from Wade Durant. 9 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 31, 2014

    So here’s where I’m at after months of research. My Dad: Jimmy Ray Durant 1/2 Chactaw Born Mar 20th 1937 – Died Oct 13th 1973 My Grandfather: Denison Durant Fullblood Choctaw AKA Dennison D. or Dan Born Nov 28 1906 or 1908 Died Apr 23 1980 in Mccurtain, Haskell, OK….

  • Mr Durant Searching Heritage from Mr Durant. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 31, 2014

    I am trying to discover my heritage from my father side. He pasted away several years ago and I have not been connected with his side of the family since and have no idea how to begin. His name was William Durant (Born in St. Louis, MO) His father’s name…

  • Robert Eugene Williams eddy williams from Robert Eugene Williams. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 30, 2014

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