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  • Carol Richardson Louise and James Henry Smith from Carol Richardson on January 24, 2013

    I have information regarding the maiden name for Louise Smith. Louise married James Henry Smith. Louise was born in 1898 in Missouri. James Henry was born 1897 in Oklahoma.

  • Dewayne Hardin DNA TEST from Dewayne Hardin. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 24, 2013

    My Great grandfather was a Choctaw from st.Louis. I am a 57 year old black man and I see the choctaw do not recognize black people as being part of their nation, only whites. Maybe it is part of the way blacks were treated when they were only slaves even…

  • Jim Byrd Is Armstrong Roll available online? from Jim Byrd. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 24, 2013

    Or do I have to go to one of the NARA offices that has a microfilm to see it? I often see this microfilm referred to as A-39, I have the same question about A-40, the Choctaw Emigration Lists.

  • Ronald Covington Mary Adams, Alabama from Ronald Covington. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 23, 2013

    My Great-Great-Great-Grandmother, Mary Adam’s exact date of birth is unknown, as she was adopted by the Adams family when she was lost by her family on the Trail of Tears. I was researching my family and found your web site. I see you were speaking of information I might be…

  • Debra Miller Denied Dawes roll number from Debra Miller. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 23, 2013

    My ancestors were denied a roll number. I have a copy of the application and the denial letter. I laso have a copy of the family lineage. They were from Mississippi, but were living in Choctaw County, OK in 1903 when they applied. After reseraching, I feel that their denial…

  • Gina Busby genealogy from Gina. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 20, 2013

    My father recently passed away and in his things I found his father’s birth certificate. It list that his father, my great grandfather, was Choctaw. I am having a lot of trouble tracking any more family genealogy after that point on that side of my family. I think at some…

  • Xonia Searching for my great grandfathers family from Xonia. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 18, 2013

    I have been searching for my great grandfather’s family. I finally found his date of birth and nationality. His name is Franklin M. Cox, born July 11, 1894. By the age of 22 he had married Nita Crosson in Mena, Arkansas. I do not know if his parents move to…

  • Josh Martin Cox family connection. from Josh Martin. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 17, 2013

    I am researching my family lineage and believe that I have found my three times great grandfather Caleb Cox in the Dawes Rolls under Minor Choctaws by Blood. The problem I am having is that he is listed as only one quarter Choctaw and his parents and their parents all…

  • Lesha Delaney Cleo Phillips from Lesha Delaney. 3 comments, most recently from Charlene Phillips on January 13, 2013

    Hello, I am looking to find out how my great grandmother is related to Jennie Phillips# 27941, James Phillips # 27942. My great grandmother’s name is Cleo/Cleorie Phillips (1905-1962). The government offered my family land, and my great-grandmother turned them down, because she believed that it was not enough for…

  • Justin Walker Thomas Hays, Alexander Hays from Justin Walker. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 13, 2013

    I am trying to find more information about Thomas Hays (b. 1866, believe in Ft. Smith, d. 1945 in Dougherty), son of Alexander and Jennie Hays. Thomas is half Choctaw (listed on the Dawes rolls) and half Chickasaw. Not sure between Alexander and Jennie who is Choctaw and who is…

  • Jennifer Finley Crews-Phipps Family from Jennifer Finley. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 12, 2013

    When I was young my Grandmother, Mary Jane Crews Hall(born in Texas), told me that she had found a picture of her cousin, Dutch Crews, in the newspaper. He was at an Indian POW WOW in Oklahoma. He was dressed in Indian attire. She told me that she was Choctaw…

  • Jeanette Gibson Family information from Jeanette. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 10, 2013

    My husband is a member of the Choctaw Nation. I’m doing some research into more extended generations of his family? Some of the people you might recognize is Nicey Waters(1847-1910) Who is his great great grandmother and Reuben Gibson (1845-1902). Some of the ancestry on ancestry.com I believe is inaccurate…

  • April Relatives of Mary Marie Avery (Ingram) Holdenville Ok from April. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 8, 2013

    I’m looking to trace my heritage I only know as far back as my Grandma Marie! I need a little help! If there is anyone who knows my grandma let me know. My fathers name is John Avery.

  • tincanbaby seeking info from tincanbaby. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 8, 2013

    How does one find out a name for a Coctaw male? My grandmother had a child that was fathered by a Choctaw. We have never been able to find out his name. My great grandmother’s name was Mary Jane Williams, my grandmother’s name was Lillian Williams, the baby’s name was…

  • ms morgan looking for information on Gosdin/James from ms morgan. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 7, 2013

    my great great grandmother was lucy ann harris/gosdin and great grandmother was sarah/sallie ann gosdin james have been told lucy ann came from alabama they settled in bosque county texas they were supposed to be choctaw

  • kelly looking for relatives from sam williams and laura c.williams from kelly. 3 comments, most recently from Russell Lewis on January 7, 2013

    My grand maother is paralee vanderslice tate, her mother laura clemetine williams vanderslice. My mother and I are looking for relatives and if there are any pictures and stories etc.

  • alfreda Want to make contact with fathers family from alfreda. 3 comments, most recently from alfreda on January 7, 2013

    I have been searching and searching for my father who’s name is Hampton “Sonny” Williams and maybe finally found something. However, I need confirmation. He may have been married to the late Frances Williams. His sister’s name is Lydia, that’s all I know of any family. In 1988, he and…

  • Ben John d. Carney was my great grand father from Ben. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on January 6, 2013

    All I know is his name He had 2 sons and a daughter my grandmother her name is Lillie mae carney

  • william horton looking for mary fisher, buck from william horton. 3 comments, most recently from Nichole on January 5, 2013

    hello…i just found this great bunch of folks today and thot i’d better join right up with ya’ll….i’ve been looking for my g-g-granma MARY BUCK, who had a son named EMANUEL FISHER….she had other children named BUCK, also, who were younger, so i am assuming her maiden name was FISHER,…

  • Patty He always told others he was French from Patty. 13 comments, most recently from Patty on January 4, 2013

    My grandfather died in 1994 at the wonderful age of 95. He was a wonderful man and a mystery to me. I heard so many different stories about him, but we lived in California and he here in Arkansas, so I really didn’t know much other than he was my…