Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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  • JD Woods Jordan Folsom and Charley Williams from JD Woods. 6 comments, most recently from rayson allen on October 8, 2013

    I’m requesting info on my cousin, Jordan Folsom, Jr. and the father of Charley Williams, my 2rd great grandfather, and a slave who was owned by Henry Nail Folsom

  • P Boyd Britton from P Boyd. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 7, 2013

    Looking for help – My gggrandfather was listed in the Grooms Marriage Records, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. His name was John Christopher Britton. The record shows: J.C. Britton, 34, Coalgate, CN, IT to Brown, Effie J, 24 Coalgate, 11 Nov 1896. I was told that John was killed in a…

  • joe gallagher surname? from joe. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 5, 2013

    Hello. I am interested in my choctaw ancestry. It appears that my great great grandfather was loren gallagher? Im curious is there is anymore choctaw realation and how and irish name like gallagher made it into the choctaw tribe way back then. Thanks

  • Melissa Judd Choctaw Groom Index from Melissa Judd. 4 comments, most recently from Melissa Judd on October 5, 2013

    My grandparents marriage is listed on the groom index for the Choctaw nation, does that mean they were Choctaw or just living there as settlers? Their names are listed as G. J. Brown and Sarah Adaline Wilson. I appreciate any info anyone can offer.

  • LESLIE CORDELL JACKSON PINKNEY JONES from LESLIE CORDELL. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 4, 2013

    Searching for either JACKSON PINKNEY JONES OR MINNIE ELNORE JONES. Both are from township 6. anyone with information please contact me at, JACKSON P. JONES WAS BORN IN MISSISSIPPI IN 1861.

  • Rhonda Thompson McCreight Weaver/Selsor family photos from Rhonda Thompson McCreight. 8 comments, most recently from Rhonda Thompson McCreight on October 4, 2013

    In going through boxes of old photos I have found photos of the weaver family one person named jack. My great great aunt jo Ada had married into this family. I have no other info in the names of any family members. I can be reached at for inquiries.

  • Rosalie von Henner The 1900 Census for Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (Oklahoma) from Rosalie von Henner. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on October 4, 2013

    My Grandmother is 1/8th Indian and have always wondered what tribe she was from. On I have come across the fact she was born in Township 5, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.(This is from the 1900 census) She was Lillie M. Brown born in Oct. 1899 and the census lists…

  • Christine Myers Looking for more information on Margaret Elizabeth Lee Harris from Christine Myers. 5 comments, most recently from rayson allen on October 2, 2013

    Halito! Looking for more concrete information on my ancestry going back from Margaret Elizabeth Lee Harris. I have found conflicting information online. I think it would be really wonderful to connect to any of my relatives, distant or not. Please feel free to post and perhaps we can exchange information.

  • Donna Muse Dawes Roll from Donna Muse. 6 comments, most recently from Donna Muse on October 2, 2013

    Hello my name is Donna I was born in Louisiana I’m trying to obtain my CDIB Card I have my great grandmothers roll # & card # but I have no idea how to get the info from the Dawes records I have tried I can find her name &…

  • Kimberely Born along the Red River from Kimberely. 7 comments, most recently from Pamela on October 1, 2013

    Please help! I am researching my great-great grandma, based on information her adopted name is Martha Drucilla “Mattie” Williams, however, there are no documents proving or disproving said adoption. According to family, she was born along the Red River in Ringgold, Montague Co. Texas, approximately 1871. Died in Weatherford Texas,…

  • Linda Kay Culberson Josiah Daniel Culberson from Linda Kay Culberson. 3 comments, most recently from Linda Kay Culberson on September 30, 2013

    Thank you, Suzanne, for all the information. It was very helpful and much appreciated. I can not, however, find a date of death for Josiah Culberson. I have an approximate death year of 1922, but I cannot verify this date. How would I find information on any children of Josiah?…

  • Christine Tracing from Christine on September 30, 2013

    Urgent that I find out how much Choctaw blood is in our family. We always thought we were Creek and Cherokee. Any idea how we can find this information?

  • peggy Richard Moore - My Choctaw grandfather from peggy on September 30, 2013

    I’m looking for any information regardng my grandfather who died in Texas during the ’40’s. I have reason to believe that he resided in in Oklahoma during his lifetime. I have a photo of him and from his appearance,was most likely full Choctaw. Where do I begin? Thank you in…

  • aiahninchi ohoyo the correct way of spelling.... from aiahninchi ohoyo. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 27, 2013

    halito have been doing some intense research in my choctaw dictionary and discovered something…. my grandmother’s name is NOT spelled aiahnichih ohoyo…it is spelled AIAHNINCHI ohoyo…or ‘respected, favored woman’…would like to know if this is correct…if so, i apologize for perpetuating the incorrect usage…

  • K. Cotner Info on John Cain/Cane/Kane info included from K. Cotner. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 24, 2013

    I am trying to locate any information on a family member named John Cain/Cane/Kane. Here is what I know and has been passed down thru the family. Family history says that at one time he was chief of the Choctaw nation. He was my great grandfathers grandparent. My grandfathers name…

  • cmfoster3 Anyone Have Anything??? - Percy Leroy McDougal from cmfoster3. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 24, 2013

    I’m wondering if a Cherokee or White family would be living in the Choctaw Nation in 1900; see following for background … if someone can help me with clarification and any historic / background information that would be great – oh, and of course if any of the below details…

  • Marcia Long Richard & Caroline Edwards from Marcia Long. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 23, 2013

    I have some information about Richard Carroll Miller who was married to Caroline Miller Edwards.Richard was born in 1842 and died in 1929. Caroline Miller Edwards was born in 1853-1854 and died in1904 they are burried iin Wynnewood Oklahoma.

  • Dana sedgwic-Hickey heritage of course ;-) from Dana sedgwic-Hickey. 35 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 21, 2013

    I’m trying to find out more about my families pass. I have always been told that our ancestors walked the trail of tears. It would mean a lot to me and my father to find our link to this pass. What I know is my father’s grandmother was named Mary…

  • Dianna Gay Gay from Dianna Gay. 14 comments, most recently from rayson allen on September 18, 2013

    I’m looking for any information on my heritage.My grandfathers name was Presston Clifton Gay.His mothers name was Caroline Palmer.

  • Rhonda jean moore Tribal membership from Rhonda jean moore. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18, 2013

    I am wanting to know what is the minimum about of indian blood needed to declare indian heritage or tribal membership?