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  • patricia monday finding my heritage from patricia monday. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 25, 2011

    i left a message couple weeks ago on the phone. wanted to touch base. my grandfather was nathaniel hershel monday, grandma violet gertrude caudell. both are deceased. i would like to know more about my heritage and possibly apply for a tribal card. my grandpa was born there i believe….

  • Larry W McNeeley Looking for any help with my family Tree . from Larry W McNeeley. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 23, 2011

    I just recently met my 95 year old great aunt and she told me about her child hood , she told me my great grandma was Choctaw and that they moved to Arizona from Indian Territory . I am trying to find out Who in My family was Choctaw and…

  • Quitha family tree from Quitha . 5 comments, most recently from Quitha on December 22, 2011

    Hello I am doing the my family tree. I was told that my family has choctaw blood lines. My great grand mother name was dob nov 1908 and she died in idabel. Feb 1978.Bertha( surname..Edmond or edmonds)(Washington (Choctaw blood line) she was born in Isabel ok. And she was married…

  • Patricia DeSpain George Monroe Thompson from Patricia DeSpain. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 20, 2011

    My friend has Choctaw blood in her family but they haven’t been able to make a definitive connection to an ancestor on the rolls in order to apply for membership. Here’s hoping someone out there already has this information and would like to share with us. Great Grandfather: George Thompson…

  • Sharon Horan Finding Elsie "Little Blue Hen" Beams from Sharon Horan. 3 comments, most recently from jordan on December 19, 2011

    I am just starting the research of my Choctaw heritage. My grandmother is Arlie Mae Anderson (born 6/14/1905) on the Dawes’ Roll #128. I have a copy of a Homestead Patent #25282 where she received 100 acres in Choctaw Nation on November 11, 1908. Her Gr.Gr.Grandfather was Chief Hoomastubbe (174-1809)…

  • JPMartin B B Wainscot from JPMartin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 15, 2011

    I see my grandfather (Melvin Wainscot) and great grandfather (Benton Boone (B B) Wainscot) with a case number 5087 on Applications for Enrollment, but I do not see them on the Dawes list. I also see my great grandfather again as as B B Womscott with a Choctaw Case Number:…

  • connie woods family history from connie woods. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 15, 2011

    my great grandmothers name was hester naylor and ive heared a couple stories about her and her sister being some kind of princess and also that i had a great great uncle whom was hung bye judge roy bean how do i find out this stuff?

  • Blake Would Like Help from Blake. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 15, 2011

    I would like to know how to find out more about my Choctaw relatives. I have found my great great grandfather’s name on the 1910 census. His name was Joe Arther and he was listed as Choctaw. His wife’s name was Nancy. I searched the Dawes Roll but did not…

  • ta wa hna HOPEING FOR HELP ON QUESTION from ta wa hna. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 15, 2011

    HELLO, I AM TRYING TO FIND PROOF ON PAPERS, SHOWING MY CHOCTAW BLOOD. I DECEND FROM THE KRIEGER AND LOWERY LINE OF CHOCTAW’S. I CANNOT FIND A BIRTH RECORD FOR MY GRGRGRANDPARENTS. HOW DO I PROVE MY BLOOD IF THERE ARE NO RECORDS? THANK YOU TA WA HNA

  • Bonnie Fuller Availability of records from Bonnie Fuller. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 11, 2011

    Helping a friend with his family history….trying to find a death record for someone who died in the Choctaw Nation, Oak Lodge, soon after the 1900 census. Does anyone know how to find if such records exist and how to access them? Thank you.

  • Lindlay Tonubbee from Lindlay. 6 comments, most recently from Cheyenne Seleah Murray on December 9, 2011

    My mother and I have recently discovered that we are Choctaw Indian (my mother was adpoted at birth). We are very excited about the discovery but are wanting to know more about our history. Can anyone tell me anything about the Tonubbee’s?

  • Sandra Merchant Sockey, Alexander and Potts from Sandra Merchant. 3 comments, most recently from Sandra Merchant on December 7, 2011

    Ada Belle (Merchant) and Forbes Benton Potts had three children for whom they were guardians: Moses and Josephine Sockey, and James Alexander. I am working on the family history and would like to know what became of these children. Ada Belle was my husband’s grand aunt, though he never had…

  • TJ Wilson How to prove my connection Stribling from TJ Wilson. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 6, 2011

    Hello, I grew up being told that my family, on both sides, were Cherokee. In an attempt to document this, I found out, at least on my fathers side, that we are actually Choctaw. I still believe there is a Cherokee connection on my mothers side, as my families migration…

  • sharon Durant Cheif Jimmy Durant from sharon Durant. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 6, 2011

    Hello my name is Sharon, Daughter of Cheif Jimmy Durant of Oaklahoma. That is all I know my mother never gave me information about my father because of issues they had and she had. I never knew my father or his family. He was Cheif Jimmy or William maybe Durant…

  • abbytuter information on BRANDON SAM family from abbytuter. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 6, 2011

    My son, Coleman, is now 3 his father Brandon Sam is part of the Choctaw Nation. I have been trying for 3 years now to register my son. I feel it is benificial to his future and the Choctaw Nation. Unfortunately I have had no Luck.. the only think I…

  • Tylene Vowels(Nichols) Nichols from Tylene Vowels(Nichols). 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on December 2, 2011

    I am interested to learn more about my heritage. My grandfather was Floyd Nichols and my father is Gary Nichols. My grandfather used to say we are part Choctaw and Cherokee. I would love to be able to trace back my heritage. Any help? Thank you.

  • Niya Lee Want to know more information about My Family... from Niya Lee. 6 comments, most recently from Larry Green on December 2, 2011

    We are on the Dawes Roll 1330 and 1331, Our Family Last Name is Guess. My Grandfather was born in Pushmataha County, and the reason is because his grandmothers mother moved to Oklahoma after she was given to Slave master Bill McCoy, from Original Slave Master Greenwood LeFlore. My family…

  • Mozelle Garner any records on Johnnie Bowman? from Mozelle Garner on December 2, 2011

    I am told my ancestors were owned and sold by Johnnie Bowman of Choctaw (McAlester, Oklahoma) to Russell Allen.

  • Ronnie Adams Smokey Wison my grandfather from Ronnie Adams. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 30, 2011

    I was never allowed to know my grandfather because of bad feeling between my mom and him. However I did see him two times when I was very young. Now most of my family are gone and I am old and would just like to know if there are any…

  • TMitchell (CATO) CATO FAMILY LINE (Oklahoma) from TMitchell (CATO). 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on November 30, 2011

    I know I’m going to sound like a lot of other people, but I have become quite interested in knowing more about my family. My great grandmother was born Maggie Virginia Cato in 1913. She married Harris Clinton Butler (an African American) and had daughters and a son: Juanita, Mary,…