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  • 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.

  • alp3082@hotmail.com Mandy Ella Parker from alp3082@hotmail.com. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 14, 2013

    I have been told that my great grandmother was Choctaw. I have no information about her parents however and I am stuck. I know she was born in Arkansas around 1885. Does anyone have any information that may help me?

  • Donita B holden family from Donita B. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 13, 2013

    trying to find out if I do have choctaw in the family . I was always lead to believe it was cherokee . But there has been different information coming out . From what I know which is not much, due to births at home and stating different race on…

  • kym Peaton geneolgy from kym. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 13, 2013

    Trying to find out any information on any of the Peaton’s. I was told that we have native American blood in our lines but nobody will discuss it. I am trying to research the family history and hitting a dead end.

  • John F Moon Need help finding relatives from John F Moon. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 11, 2013

    Hi, I am trying to see if my family have any indian ancestry. My relatives on the Moon and the Jackson side say we do Cherokee from a gg grandfather Preston Jackson b.in 1862 died in 1927. His mom was Mary Williams born in 1846. His wife was named Flora…

  • mikayla cunningham I have Proof, but not from the Dawes Roll from mikayla cunningham. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on August 11, 2013

    One of my ancestors, Jock Jenkins, was a full blood Choctaw from the Madison County Mississippi tribe. I have an 1830-1831 census that proves he was a Choctaw. We also have my family tree book that has all of my ancestors. He applied to be a citizen in 1831, which…

  • Victoria Looking for my Great grandma - Flosilla Wiliams Johnston from Victoria. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 11, 2013

    I just found out my great grandmother’s name. I always knew she was Indian, however I didn’t have her name. I would like to find out more information about her. I know that her name was Flosilla and I think Williams was her last name before she married Obediah Benjamin…

  • psycleck Minnie Mathis from psycleck. 5 comments, most recently from barbee on August 10, 2013

    I am trying to find information about my great grandmother. Her name was Minnie Mathis. Married name would be Stone. I think she was born around 1888 in either southern Oklahoma or northern Texas. I have been told she was full blood Choctaw and would like to find her roll…

  • Judith Williams Horton Calvin Albert Roden and Sallie (Molly) Smith from Judith Williams Horton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 10, 2013

    My grandfather, Neal Albert Roden, told me that his mother, Sally Smith was Choctaw, but she died when he was very young. I can’t find any mention of her in official records. She would have been born around 1860-1875, possibly in Lawrence Co, Alabama. Other possibilities would be Mississippi or…

  • Delores Callahan George Washington Beams from Delores Callahan. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 10, 2013

    I am researching Beams ancestry. George Washington Beams was born 3/24/1868 in Indian Territory, Ok., he died 10/26/1933 in McAlester, Ok. He married Sallie Holloway around 1895. All the information I have found shows him to be the son of Isom Beams and Mary Johnson, however, the birth date for…