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  • bobbie yulanda morris finding my family history from bobbie yulanda morris. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 29, 2013

    I am looking for information on how to find if my grandfather was enrolled with Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He left Oklahoma and moved to Mississippi. I am lookinf for any relatives of Pat Morris and William H. Morris.

  • Johnetta F. Dalton Finding relatives and getting role number from Johnetta F. Dalton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 29, 2013

    Have a family number 554 this was attached to the names of Joseph W Davis dob 1778 and died on the Choctaw Reservation between 1850 and 1860mayb in GA…he was married to Dulcinea Williams who died on the Reservation in 1860maybe attached to VA

  • kimberly help from kimberly. 4 comments, most recently from Victoria Lynn on August 28, 2013

    i am looking for information on a women named Eula. Her maiden name was Tarbutton and she married into the lyons family we beleive that she was choctaw or chippewa. We are trying to find out which tribe she belonged to we also know that she was born in arkansas…

  • Shannon Dorsett Mary Hamilton from Shannon Dorsett. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 28, 2013

    I am looking for information on Mary hammans (1/2 Choctaw) who was born in Tennessee about 1854 and married w h c Fritts and died in De Leon Texas about 1948. She had a daughter named Maude and I believe 3 other children I don’t know who her parents were…

  • Scott Surratt Mayfields from Scott Surratt. 8 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 24, 2013

    I have researched my relatives and can’t find anyone that has a Dawes roll number. I think that one of my great uncles is buried at Yarnaby Cemetery in Bryan county. His name is Charles (Chas) Mayfield 1868-1947. I know he was born in Tennessee and had a sister(my great…

  • Tinamb Brooks history from Tinamb. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 23, 2013

    Hello, I was recently looking at Ancestry and found my great grandfather & grandmother and noticed some of my great grandmothers siblings had a birthplace of Indian Territory. Their names are Morgan & Ada Brooks (1876). It shows Latimer, Oklahoma and then Indian Territory. I was told I have Choctaw…

  • Billy Birdsong Family name from Billy Birdsong. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 22, 2013

    I am trying to find more information on my Great Great Grandfather. Birdsong Died approx. 1850, Lived at township Nine in Arkansas, before the move to Oklahoma. If anyone can help me discover more,send me in the correct direction, etc. I would greatly appreciate it.

  • JazMynn Choctaw Heritage information from JazMynn. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 22, 2013

    my great great grandmother was a full blooded Choctaw woman. Her name can be found in the dawes rolls and I own a copy of her enrollment card with the approval stamp on it. my only issue is, because she was born before 1902 there is no birth certificate and…

  • Aundrea Vann Smallwood from Aundrea Vann. 7 comments, most recently from Aundrea Vann on August 22, 2013

    My maternal great grandmother was Clettie Smallwood Cherry. Her parents were Filmore Smallwood and Hattie Harris. Filmore’s parents were Robert Smallwood and Viny Nash. I found Filmore and Robert’s census cards. Robert is listed as being Choctaw by blood and has no one else listed on his census card because…

  • taylorfowler2012 Are my ancestery Indian?? from taylorfowler2012. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 22, 2013

    I have been researching my family the last few days and found out that some of them lived in Indian Territory. The names of the ones I have came across so far are Alva Elmer Shanks(1884-1930, born in Arkansas) and Alfred Taylor Shanks (1857-1930 born in Ohio) on township 17,…

  • Anona Pettry ASHFORDS IN THE CHOCTAW TRIBE from Anona Pettry. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 21, 2013

    I’M LOOKING FOR SURNAMES ASHFORDS ESPECIALLY IN LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI. I HAVE INDIAN BLOOD AND LOOKING FOR THE ASHFORD IN MY FAMILY. JAMES LONG ASHFORD WAS MY GGRANDFATHER AND CLARA BELLE FORBES WAS MY GGRANDMOTHER. THANKYOU..ANONA

  • KAREN STONECYPHER Stephens v. Cherokee Nation, 174 U.S. 445 (1899) from KAREN STONECYPHER. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 21, 2013

    Are you familiar with this US Supreme Court case? My family is in this case. What can you tell me about this case and the actions that could be taken by the family now.

  • Dawn Choctaw Heritage from Dawn. 5 comments, most recently from Dawn on August 18, 2013

    Halito, My Greatgrandfather was J A Denton. He came from Mississippi and was Choctaw. I cannot find any information about his parents or siblings. I know my grandmother was registered on the Dawes Roll, but may have been rejected. Can anyone help me know how to learn more about my…

  • Mary choctaw heritage from Mary. 7 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 17, 2013

    Hi My name is Mary, My Great Grandmas name was Sally Mariah Bell. She was married to John Carlos Bell. I was told that my Grandma lived on a reservation and was Choctaw indian. She had a daughter named Roxie Mae Bell. I am interested in finding out if I…

  • Rosemary Macauley Great Grandfather Golden-how do learn more? from Rosemary Macauley. 4 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 17, 2013

    My great grandfather was full blood Choctaw, Mr. Golden from Oklahoma. He was living in Texas, married, and had five daughters Millie, Rose, Ada, Clara, and Nan. My Grandmother, Millie, was born approximately 1884-86 and my mom in 1912. I have always been interested in my heritage, but I little…

  • Teri Liles Minnie Eaton Reynolds from Teri Liles. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 17, 2013

    I’m trying to find more information about Armentia (Minnie) Eaton (married named Reynolds) and her parents. A birth certificate would be most helpful or anything to point me in the right direction. She was born in November of 1879, married Simeon Reynolds and moved to Texas before the Dawes. It’s…

  • Debra Bennett Burnham Nancy Bohanan/Bohannan/father william Bohanan/Bohannan from Debra Bennett Burnham. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 16, 2013

    looking for papers to prove the Choctaw bloodline I have found a lot on ancestry but need more William Bohanan was married to a full blood Choctaw indian women and that is what it says on the marrage papers I need documentation of her now William is listed as Choctaw…

  • kathy mitchell Lampkins/Pigg family ties from kathy mitchell. 2 comments, most recently from Aline McGintey on August 16, 2013

    to Rebecca Chapman…and Matt Laxton family. i would like to have further conversation with you both. it seems we are on the same path. i just received a pic of Docia/Doshie with the Barker/Bateman family when she was about 7. if you see this please email at puppy002@frontier.com.

  • Kimberly Dawn Myers James Brown & Pearl Jones from Kimberly Dawn Myers. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 15, 2013

    Hello, I am in need of some information that could help find some unknown family in Oklahoma and surrounding areas. My great grandpa was James Earl Brown, worked as part of the railroad gang in Oklahoma. My great grandma was Pearl Jones (Brown). My grandmother was Joann Brown (Howe), her…

  • Dana K Adoption from Dana K. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 15, 2013

    My family was told that my great grandmother was full blood Choctaw but was adopted by a white family when she was young.. Where would one start trying to find this type of information? Are adoption records kept? Thank you for any help.