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  • Tuwana Vining Re: Information about my grandfather Fred Elmer Vining from Tuwana Vining. 8 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 18, 2012

    He is my paternal grandfather whom I never met. He had my dad Donald, and my two aunts Patricia and Laura Jean with my grandmother Georgia. He has since re-married and lived with them in OK. I know he was born in 1923 and passed away in 2007 in Collinsville,…

  • Shane Hutcheson Choctaw heritage? from Shane Hutcheson. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 16, 2012

    My great-grandmother was named Eva Long. I have been told by my dad that she was full blooded Choctaw. So this would make me a quarter, I think. I was just curious if I could get some info about the last name, and what percentage of Choctaw, that I have…

  • Ronda Lewallen-Huff from Ronda. 3 comments, most recently from Ronda on April 15, 2012

    I am seeking information about my Great Grandfather and Great Grandmother. His name is John Wesley Lewallen; her name is Ellen Francis Huff. They married on 7/4/1897. Thanks very much!

  • Sally A Fortuna Sally Mable Poole from Sally A Fortuna. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 14, 2012

    I am the grandaughter of Sally Mable Poole and I have searched for a mother or father for her but cannot find one.. She did claim her mother was full blood Choctaw, but not finding anything to solidify this claim.. If someone knows or heard or has any info on…

  • Tarita Proving heritage. from Tarita. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 13, 2012

    Who do I contact to find out about proving my heritage to Ben Dwight who was the Choctaw Chief from 1929 until his death in 1953?

  • Evelyn Dee Hayter Trueblood Family from Evelyn Dee Hayter. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 13, 2012

    Any one with information about the Trueblood family please e-mail me. My Grandma was Evelyn Doris Trueblood Daughter of Roy Gilbert Trueblood. she was born August 17, 1919

  • Jennifer Bennett Six Town Choctaw , from Jennifer Bennett. 3 comments, most recently from Mike Ledbetter on April 10, 2012

    I have been researching my family heritage, and have a copy of some court papers where John E. Shockley, son of Nancy Shockley, one-half Choctaw, was asking for acknowledgement with the Choctaw Nation. In the papers I ran across the mention of his aunt Huldah, bearing a mark known as…

  • Glenna Dameron Finding someone who died before the Dawes was finished from Glenna Dameron. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2012

    I am looking for my Great grandmother Lavina Powell. She died just a few years before the Dawes was finished and is not on it except where she is listed as the mother of my grandmother and great uncle(so she was clearly a Choctaw woman). She also does not appear…

  • Stacey Kusik LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON MY MOM'S GRANDPA from Stacey Kusik. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 10, 2012

    My mom’s grandpa is Joseph Anderson according to the Dawes roll he is registered has number 907. I do not know how to find out if this information is correct.

  • Linda Bates looking for information on great grandmother Minnie Lynn from Linda Bates. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 9, 2012

    All i know is that she was choctaw and lived in Oklahoma when she married John Wallace from Ireland. My mother just turned 90 and her mother was born in 1900-1902. Minnie was born probably 20 years prior?

  • April Baker Sealy Barcelona and Caledona Ledbetter - choctaw/chickasaw? from April Baker Sealy. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 9, 2012

    My grandmother’s mother was named Barcelona/Barcelonia and was called Bassia, Barshie, and her sister Callie/Caledonia. Their dad was James Ledbetter. My grandmother said she was Choctaw, and nicknamed one of her sons Choc – and indeed, her children all appeared to have Indian heritage. We know she spent time in…

  • QChahtachoctaw Anyone with the surname Williams, Battiest, or Ishteatabu? from QChahtachoctaw. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 7, 2012

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  • MaryLea Sunshine Mattie Cummin(gs) Ramage Hollister from MaryLea Sunshine. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 7, 2012

    Hello! Can anyone tell me more about Mattie Cummings (or Cummins) Ramage Hollister? She was my great grandmother on my fathers side. His name was Lee Davis II, his mother’s name was Nancy Leona Ramage Davis Mangrum, and her mother was Mattie. Mattie was born in MS and died in…

  • MaryLea Sunshine Descendants of John & Lonnie Cummins from MaryLea Sunshine on April 7, 2012

    Please contact me via facebook. We are cousins, though several times removed. My great grandmother was Mattie Cummins Ramage Hollister, on my fathers side. It would be nice to chat. You can find me on facebook, MaryLea Sunshine.MY profile pic is of Princess Fiona. Happy Easter!

  • Robert Best finding information on my great grandmother from Robert Best. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 7, 2012

    I am trying to find information on my great grandmother. She was born “in Choctaw Nation” on 2-13-1872. Her name was Francis (Fannie) Allen. She married John Gilbert Shipp. He was born 8-3-1864 in Jacksonville Texas. Is there a place I can find out more about her, where she was…

  • judypabusby Help?? Looking for Bivens Family from judypabusby. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 5, 2012

    Hello, I am looking for the family of Shirley Anne Bivens, born March 15, 1935. Her mothers name was Beatrice Anne Brawley. born May 12, 1905. Shirley Anne Bivens was my Mother. She had 5 children, 2 girls and 3 boys, by 2 marriages. I was told that they were…

  • Randy White Mullin Family Search from Randy White. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 5, 2012

    I am trying to find out about my childrens family history. I was adopted when I was 7 days old and have no history other than my adoptee parents. So history is important. When Marys mother died she had never mentioned the tribe to her. My ex wite is Mary…

  • ROBIN FINSTAD WAS MY GRANDMOTHER ON THE TRAIL OF TEARS from ROBIN FINSTAD. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 4, 2012

    I WAS TOLD BY MY AUNTS ON MY FATHERS SIDE THAT HIS MOTHER WAS ON THE TRAIL OF TEARS.WELL I GUESS IM TRYING TO FIND OUT HOW MUCH INDIAN I AM SENCE SHE WAS FULL BLOOD CHACTAW,PEOPLE ASK ME ALL THE TIME ARE U INDIAN ? THEY SAY I LOOK…

  • Mary king HOW TO STEPS from Mary king. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 2, 2012

    I was told when my mom died that my father was Edwin B. Dewight and I was wondering how to find this out and where do I get the information. Any help would be appricated.

  • Julie Marriage Certificates? from Julie. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on April 1, 2012

    I’m researching my husband’s family and am told that his great-grandparents (William Craft and Susan Adella Templeton) were married Jan 1 1900 in Indian Territory, Choctaw, OK. I’m hoping to find an actual certificate to support this but am not sure where to look….Can anyone advise me? thx, Julie