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  • April Bradley Henry William Robertson from April Bradley. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 5, 2012

    I am new to this and would love any assistance in finding out what I need to do, hence forth. Henry was my paternal great-grandfather, roll# FHL-1851777. Thank you to whoever can be of any assistance.

  • Debra Bennett Burnham looking for family of Nancy Rivers Bohannan/Bohanon from Debra Bennett Burnham. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 4, 2012

    I have Nancy in my family tree she is choctaw i also have a pic of her and her father married and choctaw women and all it says on the marrage certificate is married to Indian woman choctaw full blood.well Nancy married a marler and had an son named David…

  • shaine Jincy McKinney from shaine. 19 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 4, 2012

    Great grandmother. Jincy McKinney-Lewis She was on the freedmen roll with her husband nip. But all of the documents I have on her second guesses myself. Does anyone have any other info on her or her parents? They were slaves of Jesse McKinney.besides ancestry, I cant find info on Jincy…

  • Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family Edwards Family Search from Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family. 11 comments, most recently from Higdon / Collier / Edwards / Harris / King Family on October 3, 2012

    Hello! I am searching for family members related to my son’s grandmother Rosamond Edwards Harris. Her father’s name was Russell Edwards (married to Stacy Johnson) and his father’s name was Silas (Liem)Edwards (married to Sarah Pryor). Silas had two brothers Joe and Merle.

  • Teresa Bennett Bennett's from Mississippi from Teresa Bennett. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 3, 2012

    I have some of the info you sent me. Here is what I have. My grandfather was Clifton Mcgown Bennett m/ Gladys Blackmon. His father was Pryor Bennett m/ Wilfrada (Sallie) Mitchell,His father was Benjamin Franlkin Bennett m/Mary Jane Mitchell, also was m/ to Rachel Mayfield. His father is believed…

  • Teresa Bennett Bennett/Choctaw Wife from Teresa Bennett. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 3, 2012

    I am searching for the Indian wife of Pryor or Prier Bennett and also the Wife of Benjamin Franklin Bennett from Pearl River County or Hancock County, Mississippi. I have a lot of Indian relatives but not info. Can anyone fill in the blanks. Thanks!

  • Brit Reed Adopted Out in 1988, Looking for Realitives. Daughter of Dianna Lee Burghart and Michael James (L) Culver. from Brit Reed. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 3, 2012

    My name is Brit Reed. I was adopted out at 5 months of age in 1988. I am looking for my relatives or any information about them. At the moment I am not enrolled. My maternal grandparents are Mary Elaine Burghart and Tom Henry Burghart. I am the daughter of…

  • Carolynn Ramsey Judge James Thompson and family from Carolynn Ramsey. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 2, 2012

    We are trying to establish the relationship between Judge James Thompson (1829-1884), Chief Justice of the Choctaw Supreme Court and Treasurer of the Choctaw Nation, and JRA or John R A Hendry (1814-1895) or his wife Mary Jane Fuller Hendry (1829-1906) of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Judge Thompson’s obituary in 1884…

  • Sandra Looking for information on some ancestors from Sandra. 3 comments, most recently from Tif on October 2, 2012

    I’m looking for information on my Native American ancestors. My mother’s mother was born on a reservation in Oklahoma (according to the family tree information I have, the city/town was Qusa) on January 27, 1923. Her parents were Alfred W. Combs, who was born April 17, 1891, in Plato, Texas…

  • Micah Irwin/Southward Geneology from Micah. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 1, 2012

    Hello I am trying to solve a family story about us being choctaw. My Pawpaw (as we were raised to call him) told me and my siblings that our great great grandma was 3/4 choctaw. Now my family settled texas/ oklahoma for years and I sketched the family tree but…

  • mary Sanders Looking for the Heritage for Toney Rowe Johnson on the tribal tree? from mary Sanders. 20 comments, most recently from mary Sanders on September 30, 2012

    Greetings My name is Pastor Mary A. Sanders, I was born an inidan either with the Choctaw, or Cherokee, or Creek tribe. My Dad was born 1/2 Choctaw my mother was born 1/2 of Choctaw and Cherokee tribe. My Grandmother Maggie Myrtle Brown I believe was born a Choctaw, as…

  • Lauren A. Lots of info and dead ends from Lauren A. . 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 30, 2012

    Hello my name is Lauren Wilson and I’m 26 years old. My aunt has done extensive research on our family and I want to pick up where she left off. This is the information have so far: My maternal line My great, great, great, Amanda Brown b. 1806 d.1929 Her…

  • Carole Shanahan Gibson/Hawkins Choctaws? from Carole Shanahan. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 30, 2012

    My great grandmother’s name was Sarah Gibson. Her father was born in Kentucky or Tennessee, and his name was Hawkins Gibson. I find the two names intertwined a lot, even in the Choctaw Obits. Her mother’s name was Salley. I have Native American DNA. Would love to find the tribe…

  • Debbie Looking for information on Alfred H Cypert or his wife Icy O. Clark from Debbie. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 27, 2012

    I was searching the web for Icy Oma Clark and came across the obit section on the Choctaw Nation website. It has her daughter, Sarah E. Taylor, (which would be my grandmother’s sister) listed. I have been searching the Dawes and do not find anyone listed but feel she may…

  • keaton Descendant from keaton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 27, 2012

    Hi, I’m currently an enrolled member with Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. My mother’s father was enrolled with the Absentee Shawnee tribe, my mother, siblings and myself were able to apply for descendant status with the Absentee Shawnee tribe. I received a letter stating I am not an enrolled member but a…

  • Sandra Phelps Information from Sandra Phelps. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 26, 2012

    am trying to trake my liniage to the choctaw. I have researched on Ancestry.com, but do not really understyand what to look for to link my family to the nation. I called The Choctaw Nation and was told to find the CDIB. What? Where is that located? I was also…

  • jessicalewis2 My grandfather's father from jessicalewis2. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 26, 2012

    I am expecting & i’m ue any day now. i want to know more about my ancestery for my family’s peace of mind an so i can tell my daughter about her grandfather. His full name is James Arhur Lewis. My father told me he was registered on the dawson…

  • Tere Alice Mineola "Minnie" Provence (Province ?) from Tere. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 26, 2012

    Does anyone know a family of this last name. I’m still looking for information on my maternal grandmother Alice “Minnie” Provence, Grayson, Pharr.

  • Josie Rees Lucy Hathcock from Josie Rees. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 25, 2012

    Good afternoon, I’m hoping someone can help me. My great great grandmother was renamed as Lucy Hathcock when the US govt put her in a reservation. However, she never registered her name on the Dawes Rolls. I’m looking to get financial assistance for college and was hoping someone could help…

  • Shauna Blakeley looking for surname Blakeley, Swinney, Clark, Thomas, killingsworth from Shauna Blakeley. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 23, 2012

    I am desperately trying to fill in the blanks in my family history. I was told that our family was ashamed of our heritage and the records of our tribal affiliations were destroyed. I am proud of my heritage and I want to find what was lost and teach my…