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  • 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…

  • Yvonne Thompson SARAH Jane Choate from Yvonne Thompson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 23, 2012

    I’m trying to enroll in the tribe and have not been able to get information. My cousin was able to get her card and I was wondering if the information she used to obtain her card could be used to enroll. Her father and my mother were siblings, their father…

  • Emily Schubert Sara Wiggins Meadows from Emily Schubert. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 21, 2012

    Hello! Looking for any information on Sara Wiggins Meadows my great great grandmother who may be Choctaw. She married an Irishman named James Meadows and had a daughter Gertrude Williams who had my grandpa Clarence Williams. I am seriously lacking any more details and not sure where to go next….

  • Terrie Weaver Hamilton Just getting started from Terrie Weaver Hamilton. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18, 2012

    Hello, I am just getting started with the indian history information. I have a great grandfather James Melton Woods. Dawes # 23670 p. 382. Census # 2921. I am really not sure what do do next. Will someone please help me?Thanks

  • Jim Byrd Looking for some marriage/divorce information from Jim Byrd. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18, 2012

    Minerva Mekatubbee (Dawes #887) was married to William Eddie Forbis (Dawes #5702), and had a daughter Nancy with him in 1889. The marriage didn’t last long, and in 1896 she shows up as being married to Allen Watson (Dawes #887). I looked in the packet for #887 for more details,…

  • Bryan Johnson Looking for information on Harve Counsel Danner from Bryan Johnson. 3 comments, most recently from Media Shockley on September 16, 2012

    I am looking for any information on my great grandfather and his parents. His name was Harve Counsel Danner married to Mary Gertrude Wofford. His parents were John Robert Danner, Mother Etta Rigsbee or Rigsby. They had 7 Children. Do not no all names. My grandmother is Emma Irene, Artie…

  • David L Parrish Mingo/Apushim Pushmataha from David L Parrish. 6 comments, most recently from David L Parrish on September 16, 2012

    I just found out that Mingo/Apushim Pushmataha was my 5th great grandfather and I am trying to find all the information about him and any realtives I may still have. I am related to Mary “Running Deer” Shacklefoot as well. Any help would be appriecated. I am trying to make…

  • Michelle Blood Quantum Tests from Michelle. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 14, 2012

    How would i go about getting information for applying for benefits? my grandmother was half choctaw and half cherokee her mother was choctaw and her fater was cherokee. My father was the from the same descent but would never claim it and it wasn’t on his birth certificate.And was told…