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  • D. Ryan 1836 deeds signed by 6 Choctaws from D. Ryan. 12 comments, most recently from marian watson on November 14, 2013

    While searching for my ancestors in Ms. courthouses, etc, I came across, in Scott Co., a deed dated 1836 in Jasper Co., Ms. and signed by six Choctaw. We took a digital pic of the two pages. The first is a bit difficult to read; but the second, with the…

  • Clarence Rodney Duff 9355 Winnie Baker from Clarence Rodney Duff. 4 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 12, 2013

    Hello all, I have recently traced my family tree to the Dawes roll. My grandmother’s grandmother was Winnie Baker roll# 9355. I would love to know where I can find more information on her. Any advise is appreciated. Am I to far down the gene pool to be a distant…

  • Amanda Gary A Little Girl Called Moon Noon from Amanda Gary. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 12, 2013

    We were told stories of our Grand Grand Grand Mother. My mother called her Momma Moon Noon. Her name was said to be Victoria Raymond. What I have uncovered from my research is that my great great grandmother was Choctaw she,her mother and sister were stolen from Oklahoma and sold…

  • Casey Issac Nelson from Casey . 4 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 12, 2013

    Issac Nelson was my great grandfather. I am looking for any and all kinds of information on him and also his wife, Emma Francis Choates. Issac had 2 wives, Emma Francis Choates, my great grandmother. And Ella Clark. My grandfather was James Choates Nelson.

  • Julie Burns-Foster I need help..please from Julie Burns-Foster. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 11, 2013

    Hello..I’m trying to trace my family history and I have tried many times with no luck. Where do I start?? Thanks

  • Harold Littlejohn William C. Weaver family from Bokchito - Blue - Durant from Harold Littlejohn. 6 comments, most recently from Harold Littlejohn on November 11, 2013

    My name is Harold Littlejohn. My mother’s mother was Myrtle Weaver (born about 1905 – about 1925.) Her father was William C. Weaver (born about 1868 – died year unknown) On the 1910, 1920 and 1930 federal censuses, everyone in the family was listed as “white.” On the 1940 census…

  • Rosemarie Levi Wilkin(s) from Rosemarie. 7 comments, most recently from Rosemarie on November 11, 2013

    Hello! I’ve been attempting to trace my ancestry back to Levi Wilkin as his name has been brought to my attention by family members. I’ve heard that Levi added an “s” to the end of his surname. I found Levi and much of his family in the Dawes rolls and…

  • Linda Kay Culberson Josiah Culberson from Linda Kay Culberson. 7 comments, most recently from Cindy Hamil on November 10, 2013

    I am in need of information about Josiah Culberson, born to James S. and Eliza Culberson, born December 7, 1898.He was born in Oklahoma Indian Territory. Please contact me at oilfaze@hotmail.com. Thank you for any information.

  • LaKisha David Lina (B: 1856) and Susie (B: 1890) from LaKisha David. 8 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 10, 2013

    Hello, Thank you for any assistance you provide in helping me to know my family members. I’m searching for three people and I’ll start with the youngest first. Susie Jones, born about 1890: I’m not sure where she was born, but by 1910, she was living in Rapides, Louisiana and…

  • Jeffery Keefer Looking for family history from Jeffery Keefer. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 9, 2013

    Im trying to find out more about the history of my Choctaw heritage.All I know as of now is that my great great grandparents on my moms side were full Choctaw. my great great grandmother was registered in philadelpia,ms and her name was Peggy Zoe Therell. Other family names related…

  • Doug Frizzell Gardners on the Trail of Tears from Doug Frizzell. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 9, 2013

    My wife’s 3rd great grandfather, Jeremiah Gardner (1790 – 1850) and his son William A. Gardner (born Oct 1828 along the Tom Bigby River) were on the Trail of Tears. Are there any records available that may say exactly which one of the forced marches they were on? Is there…

  • Ron Huckabay Dawes Roll Number Shows MCR from Ron Huckabay. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 8, 2013

    My wife is going through the process of obtaining a CDIB card. Her ancestor’s roll number has a MCR next to it which I understand means Missippi Choctaw Rejected. Does that preclude her from being enrolled into the Choctaw Nation, and preclude her from obtaining a CDIB card? My wife’s…

  • Debbie George Perkins 1819-1886 from Debbie. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 8, 2013

    I’m trying to find out who the parents of George Perkins (1819-1886) were. George Perkins was a Choctaw officer most likely born in MS. He married Jane Folsom. I have seen some family trees on Ancestry.com that list Nimrod Perkins and Betsy Laughing Water as parents to a George Perkins…

  • Jon Dee Wright The Durant Family Line from Jon Dee Wright. 11 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 7, 2013

    I am looking for any and all information regarding my Durant Family Line and if I have any Durant Cousins in Oklahoma. Starting with me here is my line; Jon Dee Wright Member of The Choctaw Nation to Curtis W. Wright Member of The Choctaw Nation to Reno Cecil Wright…

  • Clyde William Thompson Looking for information on the Thompson Family from Clyde William Thompson. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 7, 2013

    Hello I am looking for family members of the Thompson Choctaw Tribe, if you have any information I woulf greatly appreciate the info…

  • Jan Arrington Independent Genealogy Research from Jan Arrington on November 6, 2013

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  • Krystle Help Nichols/Lankford family. from Krystle. 14 comments, most recently from Krystle on November 6, 2013

    Hi. I am interested in learning my heritage. I have been recently searching my great grandmother’s side and I think I have found a few things of interest. I see that she was born in “Choctaw Nation”. Now, looking online has been a little tedious. My great grandmother’s name was…

  • Grams Bell Family Cherokee County, AL from Grams. 6 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 5, 2013

    My family has always claimed that we have Native American blood. My 3rd ggf, John (M or N) Bell lived as early as 1840 in Cherokee County, AL. He owned 88 acres and owned slaves. Since I don’t find any earlier connection of his family to NA, I wonder if…

  • Jennifer P. Luther James Prince from Jennifer P.. 4 comments, most recently from Jennifer P. on November 4, 2013

    Hi, I’m looking for information on my great-grandfather. All I know is he was born on a Choc Taw reservation in Oklahoma around 1898, and his name was Luther James Prince. I was wondering if anyone has any advice on how to find a birth record or other information. He…

  • Joannine Dawes 1896 from Joannine. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on November 4, 2013

    How do you go about finding the final decision on an Appeal granted to a case? A little background While researching my Indian heritage I came across the Dawes 1896 application on my Great Grand mother. There is lost of confusion on the spelling of her last name. Ranges from…