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  • Kara Brooks Looking for information on maternal grandmother from Kara Brooks. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 29, 2011

    Family lore says that my maternal great-grandmother, Martha Pleasant, was a full-blooded Choctaw. Her third marriage, from which I descend, was to Silas Day (or Dea/O’Dea/O’Day), an Irish immigrant. Her daughter Sunday Missouri Day is my maternal grandmother. Hoping for assistance in my search?

  • MaDonna (Brown) Sharp Indian Tribe from MaDonna (Brown) Sharp. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 29, 2011

    I have all my family information that lead me to a 3rd great grandmother being a full blooded Cherokee. What would be the best way of finding out if she was actually in a tribe. Her name was Isabella Calhoun born 1817 and died 1893 Pulaski Co., KY. She married…

  • William Jason Luster Looking for information on Henry and Ludy Luster from William Jason Luster. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 29, 2011

    I’ve been trying to trace my family tree, but I get stuck at my great grandfather because he was a Choctaw Indian and i cant get much information on him. I just know that he was born around 1865 and lived in McNairy County, Tn in 1930. He owned a…

  • EMC Grandmother living on Choctaw Indian Reservation from EMC. 10 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 29, 2011

    Hello

  • Troy Ward Any descendants of the Bennets and Lowerys? from Troy Ward. 5 comments, most recently from Kent L. Reeves on September 26, 2011

    My name is Troy Dale Ward. My Choctaw lineage goes back through the Bennetts to the Lowerys who came from Mississippi. I am trying to learn more about my family’s history. My Great Grandfather was Clifford Anderson Bennett, and his mother was Lucy Ann Lowery, married to Thomas Bennett. The…

  • tria koihomma robinson ANGLIN/ROUNTREE AND JOHNSON SURNAMES from tria koihomma robinson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 24, 2011

    I AM IN THE PROCESS OF REASERCHING MY FAMILY TREE. I AM HOPEFUL ONE DAY I WILL BE ABLE TO ENROLL. MY GREAT GRANDPARENTS WERE EDGIE ROUNTREE AND JAMES ANGLIN. THERE IS A MARRAGE RECORD FOR THEM FROM STEWART COUNTY TENNESEE IN 1890. MY GREAT AUNT MARY ANGLIN WAS LISTED…

  • Delores Callahan Correct birthdates of Beams family from Delores Callahan. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 24, 2011

    I am searching for the correct birthdates for Isom Beams and his wife Mary Johnson; their son, George Washington Beams was born in 1868 in Indian Territory and died in 1933 in McAlester, Ok. The only birthdate I have found for Isom is Mar 28, 1899 with deathdate of May…

  • Jean Parker Lyman Bohannon from Jean Parker. 4 comments, most recently from Darlene Bohanon Fields on September 24, 2011

    I am looking for info on Lyman Bohannon, born approx 1850 and died 7/30/1896. He was married to Mary Scott Barham and Sarah (Sadie) Durant (Durrant?) The Bohannon name can be spelled several different ways, we have also found it as Bohanon and Bohanan in our family. He had a…

  • Sam J Gibson Jr Henry, Charles M and Morris, Emma from Sam J Gibson Jr. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 21, 2011

    My 2x’s Great Grandparents, Charles M Henry & Emma Morris, are listed as being married in the Choctaw Nation. They are also listed on the 1910 & 1920 US Census as residing in McCurtain, OK. I’m looking for any information that would confirm that they were Native American. Thank You!…

  • pj hedrick Ellam Ancestors from pj hedrick. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 21, 2011

    My great-great grandmother was said to be a daughter of a choctaw indian chief (that was what I was told anyway). I have a photo of her and she is definitely an indian (I would say choctaw or cherokee). Her name was Mary Ellam and she was born in Mississippi…

  • Tina Looking for Carroll family from Tina. 3 comments, most recently from Tina on September 20, 2011

    I am looking for anyone in the Carroll family. My son would like to register, but we need to find his Grandfather. Last known to live in California. We need more information on his Great Grandfather. His name is Gilbert Michael Carroll. Apparently he was born in Oklahoma, but not…

  • Ruthie Searching for my roots from Ruthie. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 19, 2011

    I am looking to learn about my father. I never knew him. The only things I know of him are from my mother, who died some years back, and from my father’s obituary. His name was Harold Guess. My mother’s maiden name was Ida Mae Garrett, and according to her,…

  • Sharon C. Drake/Six/Atchison from Sharon C. on September 19, 2011

    My Grandmother’s Name was Bessie A Six born in 1902 on the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Her parents were Martin U. Six and Josephine Elizabeth Drake. My Grandfathers name was Elmer Atchison, born in 1900 in the boston mountains of Arkansas. I have always been told that we have Indian…

  • Rena Pickering Shackelford/Jones from Rena Pickering. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 17, 2011

    Looking for information Mattie Jane Jones who married Stephen J Shackelford. Mattie may have been a choctaw. Stephen J was a Methodist minister of early Indian territory. rena

  • Olin Monks Monks family from Olin Monks. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 17, 2011

    I am son of Marvin Monks his father was John Monks. John Monks married a Choctaw Indian women and I am trying to track down information on this. Over the years history was lost by each generation. Anyone that may have information on this please email it to me. I…

  • Mary Campus Kemp/Martin family tree/Amado Campus from Mary Campus. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 17, 2011

    There is an Amado Campus (born c. 1867 Nuevo Leon, Mexico) listed on the Kemp/Martin family tree on ancestry.com. Amado might be my husband’s grandfather. Any information about Amado Campus would be deeply appreciated. Thank you for any help you might be able to offer.

  • Terrilyn Woodfin The Summers/Thompson Family from Terrilyn Woodfin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 17, 2011

    Okay so I am trying to locate my Choctaw heritage….the problem is hidden information! Some say the name is Summers which I haven’t been able to locate and some say it’s Thompson which I have seen a few but am not sure if it’s the right one. The name I’m…

  • Terrilyn Woodfin The Summers/Thompson Family from Terrilyn Woodfin on September 15, 2011

    Okay so I am trying to locate my Choctaw heritage….the problem is hidden information! Some say the name is Summers which I haven’t been able to locate and some say it’s Thompson which I have seen a few but am not sure if it’s the right one. The name I’m…

  • Sean Pritchett Riddle family relative from Sean Pritchett. 3 comments, most recently from Sean Pritchett on September 15, 2011

    Hello, I am researching my family history and want to know more about some of my relatives with Choctaw ties. My Grandmother is Lois Gotcher of Sherman, TX. Her maiden name is Riddle. I believe her Father’s name was either John or James Riddle. She was born in the early…

  • Trey102594 Bloodgood Family Tree from Trey102594. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 15, 2011

    Hi I am trying to find out my ancestry as far as my native-american side is concerned.I do not have access to my family tree and would like to know how much Choctaw is in me and is there a chance for scholarships to college?I am 17 and a junior…