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  • Kevin M Annie Bell McDonald from Kevin M. 3 comments, most recently from jennyb on September 3, 2013

    My great-grandmother was named Annie Bell McDonald. Based upon the information I have, she was born in Mexia, Texas in 1894, but was living in the Choctaw Nation in 1900. She later moved to San Antonio, possibly around 1913. Her married name was Topping and then, later, Labenske. She died…

  • Terri Bohanon Bohanon or Bohannon from Terri Bohanon. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 2, 2013

    My name is Terri and my father James Lee Bohanon was born 12/4/1933. His parents were Claude Bohanon and Helen but I do not have records of when they were orn father grew up in Waco, Texas[ and he told us years ago that we were Choctaw. James had sisters,…

  • S. impson Impson...... Am I Choctaw from S. impson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 2, 2013

    I am just trying to find out if I am Choctaw Indian.i feel a strong calling to find out my Native American ancestors. I see the Impson last name used a lot relating to Choctaw Indian tribe. Thank you in advance for any insight.

  • loretta cash and texana lane from loretta. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 1, 2013

    cashier (cash) lane is my great-grandfather. we are trying to find out what percentage native American Indian we are. I have a 1900 census. ED 81 township 6 N range 15 & 16 Choctaw Nation6 (excl. Mc Alester Town), indian terr. fathers name Samuel, mothers name cassandra

  • David Borg Researching for possible adoption from David Borg. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 1, 2013

    I am trying to do some research regarding my ancestry and the possibility of adoption a child of indian blood. I am running into a few blocks probably because of my inexperience with researching this. I have gone through several of the links in other posts here but cannot find…

  • Holly Edmondson Edmondson/Sams Family History from Holly Edmondson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 31, 2013

    I am on here, looking into my family. I am searching for Mary “Polly” Sams who married Thomas Jefferson Edmondson Sept 16,1826 in Rheatown, Greene, Tn. I am trying to find out where I came from!

  • cal bramsen grandmothers from cal bramsen. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 30, 2013

    Hello Everyone , My Wifes mother would like to find out more about her grandmother, Rosa Whitehorse. She was somewhere around Enterprise, Alabama. Sure would appreciate any info. Where could she go to have a blood test done? Thanks. calcbram@yahoo.com

  • 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…