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  • katycw Where do I go from here? from katycw. 4 comments, most recently from R. E. McLellan on April 11, 2013

    I was so pleased when I found my possible Indian heritage. The information attached from Ancestory.com indicates that my 3rd great grandmother was born on and or around the Choctaw area in Mississippi and married her husband in Pearl River. I have no idea how to research further, any guidelines…

  • Renee (Zortman) Hundt Alice Carolie Goodrich? from Renee (Zortman) Hundt. 3 comments, most recently from Ashley Bains on April 10, 2013

    Alice Carolie was born December 29, 1865 probably in Missouri. She married Jonathon Jeremiah Zortman and had many children. She died in Bloomington, IL in 1957. Her adopted parents were Hubbard & Jan Goodrich. Since I don’t know her birth name, I can’t find a birth certificate or record. In…

  • mark stubbs Any help would be appreciated from mark stubbs. 3 comments, most recently from mark stubbs on April 10, 2013

    I am at a road block. I am trying to find Stella Nora Phillips she was full blooded Native American born in 1901 Latimer county Oklahoma according to censes reports from 1920’s which are the oldest I have found ( ancestry, family tree ect ) I have spent a lot…

  • Stephen C. Reed Henry Holley from Stephen C. Reed. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2013

    I am trying to find a Henry Holley born 1885 in Indian Territory. Parents were John Holley and Nancy Kilburn.

  • Sandi Garcia Grandmother from Sandi Garcia. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2013

    All my life i have known i had indian blood in me. I always thought it was great.For many years i have tried to do research on both sides of my family. Right now,i would like to do research on my paternal grandmother. Her name was Mary Eggar Pope. She…

  • Atochabsh Gentry sir name from Choctaw County Mississippi from Atochabsh. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2013

    I am looking for information on Elijah K. Gentry, said to be a Choctaw chief from Choctaw Country Mississippi. If you have any information you can send it would be appreciated.

  • Sandi Garcia Grandmother from Sandi Garcia on April 9, 2013

    All my life i have known i had indian blood in me. I always thought it was great.For many years i have tried to do research on both sides of my family. Right now,i would like to do research on my paternal grandmother. Her name was Mary Eggar Pope. She…

  • Wilson Edwards My great grandmother Sarah E Littleton approx 1862 to 1918 from Wilson Edwards. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 9, 2013

    My great-grandmother Sarah E Littleton, lived from approximately 1862 to 1918. I have always been told that she was full blooded Choctaw and lived in Mississippi. She was married to my great-grandfather William Thadeous Edwards. I would like to be able to know more about her and my heritage through…

  • Jim Byrd A useful resource for tracing ancestry from Jim Byrd. 2 comments, most recently from Jonette Byington Dunlap on April 6, 2013

    A while back, I found a book “Tracing Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians Prior to Removal” by Rachel Mills Lennon. The author has ancestors in five different tribes, including Choctaw. The book mentions several Choctaw-related record collections I was not aware of. It turns out that a…

  • Luanne King Looking for they Shirey's from Luanne King. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 6, 2013

    Hi , my Mother had Choctaw blood , her Name was Barbara Shirey , I found some Shirey’s on the Dawes rolls , card #2215, an Edmund F Shirey & 4 other Shirey’s as well. How do I find out if theses are the Shirey’s I would be related too?…

  • Smithdaughter Mogulusha from Smithdaughter. 4 comments, most recently from Sa-sipoknih on April 5, 2013

    What does Mogulusha mean? Is it a chief’s name? Just trying to clarify some family history.

  • Sa-sipoknih Mogulusha from Sa-sipoknih on April 5, 2013

    Spelled various ways as Mogulusha, Mogolusha, Imoklasha, Limoklasha, Itimoklasha – the last two suggested by Dr. Ian Thompson of Choctaw Nation Historical Preservation as being the oldest while Mogolusha seems to be the most common in gov’t documents. The name refers to two places in MS, one designated as “old.”…

  • R. Tucker 1884 to 1907, White doctors in Choctaw Nations from R. Tucker. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 4, 2013

    I am in the process of writing a family history book. I have family history stating that my great grandfather applied and received acceptance from the Choctaw Council to be a doctor for the Choctaw Nations. He and his family moved near Doaksville, Choctaw Nations, Indian Terriorty. I have read…

  • Cecilia Wayne County, Mississippi--Collins, Holston and related families from Cecilia. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 2, 2013

    I am trying to make a connection between my ancestor’s English names and possible tribal connections. I was told that my English ancestors settled in Wayne County, Mississippi, in the 1830’s after the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit. This is confirmed by census records. I cannot make the connection to the…

  • Bob Thompson Tennessee McCann, and Jensie Beams from Bob Thompson. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 29, 2013

    Would appreciate any information on these two grandmothers – history, events,etc. They are my 2X and 3X grandmothers.

  • Teresa Redden Crow Albert Redden from Teresa Redden Crow. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 28, 2013

    I am trying to get information on my great grandfather, Albert Redden. The information I have is Residence: 1900 Township 6, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. Birth: JAN 1864 in Blanco, Texas. Death: 09 JAN 1946 in Hamilton, Texas. His father: Acey James Redden; Mother Eunice Cayce. Would like to know…

  • phunnicutt More Info on Choctaw Family History Please from phunnicutt. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 28, 2013

    I am trying to find more info on my Indian heritage. My ancestors daughters marriage is listed on the Choctaw marriage index. Their name is Tom & Lucy Markham and were in Garvin county, OK in 1900. The marriage took place on 3 July 1898. How would I go about…

  • R. E. McLellan Dawes Census Cards & Application Packets from R. E. McLellan on March 26, 2013

    I come across a lot of folks interested in these and think they must write to the National Archives in DC. The Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City has these. Also, there is a site online where you may download them. It is a paid website and located at www.fold3.com….

  • Eden Springs Holden Gate May from Eden Springs. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 24, 2013

    I am researching my relative named Holden Gate May who was supposedly an orphaned Choctaw who came out of Henry County, Tennessee, and later moved to Massac County, Illinois. Does anyone have any information about him, or can anyone verify his Choctaw lineage? Thank you in advance for your help….

  • Nancy Pary Lee "Pearlie" Jones from Nancy. 3 comments, most recently from Nancy on March 23, 2013

    We have been researching my husband’s great grandmother Pary Lee “Pearlie” Jones with little success. He grew up understanding she was Native American. We have a birth date of 1853 in Arkansas, death 1927 in NC. We can’t find anything on her parents, and other ancestors beyond. Seems she sometimes…