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  • Chris Bob and Motsey James from Chris. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 8, 2011

    I am looking for information on Bob and Motsey (Maitsey) James. They had two sons, Geon b. 1873 and Reuben b. 1881. I believe Motsey died in 1901. I am going by the assumption that they were from Mississippi. Other that their Dawes card and enrollment number i have not…

  • Denise Hill Samuel Owen "Mocassin Owen" Standridge from Denise Hill. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 4, 2011

    I’m researching my ancestors on my Grandmothers side and was told that Samuel Owen “Mocassin Owen” Standridge was on the Trail of Tears. How do I find out more and or validate this information?

  • TreyMoran Choctaw's named Moran from TreyMoran. 10 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 4, 2011

    We recently found out that my Great Great Grandfather was Choctaw. His name was William Moran. His parents were Moreoja Moran (1830 Manitoba, Dakota Territory) and Mary (1832 Manitoba, Dakota Territory) The story is he killed a man in a bar, fled, swam across the Red River to Texas where…

  • Debra McIntyre Herron family geneology from Debra McIntyre. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 2, 2011

    Hello. My grandfather, Curtis Wilson Herron was born in Ennis, TX., in 1906. His father, Wilson Herron, was born in the 1800’s in either OK, or, TX. According to my grandfather who is now deceased, our family originated in the Choctaw Nation in OK. Wilson Herron was a minister, and…

  • Diane I am looking for the E.E. Williams and Nancy Ellen Hurt Wiliams Family, Barnes Connection from Diane. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 1, 2011

    Please, I would be so grateful to hear if there is anyone who can provide information regarding Choctaw Mahala Barnes, not showing on Dawes but certain she is Choctaw. Mahala is mother of Nancy Ellen Hurt Williams, was married to William Hurt . Thank you.

  • Ashley Orange Need Info on Ida Jane Byrd from Ashley Orange. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on March 1, 2011

    Here’s what I know about her based on passed down knowledge. She was supposedly half or full Choctaw and she married Joe Cephus Orange. I really want more info about her. All I have is Orange family history.

  • Jonathan S. Chilton William M. Spring and Jane LeFlore Spring from Jonathan S. Chilton on February 25, 2011

    Sometime back I came to this fork-in-the-road and I had to make a decision whether Greenwood LeFlore was a grandfather or not. After research I concluded that contrary to some listings he is not. The confusion is that he indeed did have a daughter name Jane G. LeFlore and we…

  • Tina Kekoolani Gilman John ANTHONY CHU CHU NEEDLES from Tina Kekoolani Gilman. 3 comments, most recently from Tina Kekoolani Gilman on February 22, 2011

    My great grandfather goes by the name of chu chu gilman and heis also john needles this is from the information i got from my cousin, he was from natchez louisiana before he came from they say our great grandfather is a chu chu he is ffrom a tribe i…

  • Katie Jacobs Cherokee Vindicator and George D. Callaway from Katie Jacobs. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 22, 2011

    My great-great grandfather according to census data was George D. Callaway, the co-owner of the newspaper the Cherokee. My great grandmother Julia Althea Callaway was listed as his daughter but my grandfather told me that she and her brother Lawrence were adopted by this George D. Callaway and a Nora…

  • Derek K. Rodgers, Sr. RODGERS' family members from Derek K. Rodgers, Sr. on February 22, 2011

    I have been researching the Rodgers family genealogy for over 15 years and found the below family members. My question is, “are they registered Choctaw Indians?” Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. My email address is DKRodgers37@yahoo.com My Great-Great Grandparents: Choctaw Rodgers Margaret 0 F MCR4526 P Choctaw Rodgers Paton…

  • Laura Catherine Turner Branam and Rose families from Laura Catherine Turner. 5 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 22, 2011

    I am looking for info on John Branam born about 1850 & his wife Elizabeth Rose born around 1854. They were my great great grand parents. They were from the Sale Creek, Hamilton county Tennessee area. Iknow they also lived near Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. I was told that Elizabeth also…

  • Amber McGuire Need Help from Amber McGuire. 5 comments, most recently from Amber McGuire on February 21, 2011

    Hi my name is Amber and I have been researching my family history and come across my three great grandfather Thomas Dillon. He is on the Dawes roll at age 14. How do I find out that is indeed my ancestor and if it is does that make me eligiable…

  • Elizabeth Brothers HALES from Elizabeth Brothers. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 21, 2011

    The Hales who are listed as 1/16 on the Dawes rolls came or some stayed in GA and then moved into Alabama in the latter 1800’s where the name was changed to the Cherokee roll name of Hale on my grandmom’s records. Would like to get more stories to see…

  • janet chapman Ida Reid or Reed from janet chapman. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 20, 2011

    I am researching my family history. So far I have most of my father’s side, but my mother’s side is missing. She died many years ago, and all I have been able to find out, is that she was adopted in 1926 in Hardin County Texas. I recall that she…

  • William Henry Reed Family Searching Julie Re: Tabita Teed-msg was dated 8 Aug. 2010 from William Henry Reed Family. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 19, 2011

    Messages from Julie rss feed Julie Seeking info on Great Grandmother Tabitha Reid Julie started a new discussion in Genealogy on August 8, 2010 I am seeking info on my maternal great or great-great Grandmother, who I am told was full blood Choctaw. Her maiden name was Reid or Ried….

  • Catherine Bailey Folsom Family from Catherine Bailey. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 19, 2011

    Hello there my name is C.J.Bailey I have been doing some research on my gggrandmother’s family and have discovered that she was related to the Folsom’s her grandmother was Edith Folsom Maddox she was married to Bethel Maddox and they lived in Holmes County Florida,and was a descendent of Chief…

  • ElGray Evans Family from ElGray. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 18, 2011

    I found on" Footnotes" a packet #MCR 6747 containing Henry Evans, Lucinda Evans and Sallie Ann Duff who says she is 1/4 Choctaw. Is this a rejected roll? I can not find them on the Dawes final roll on this site. Also a census card #6539 for Millie Ann Ledford…

  • Marcie Renee Reed Family History from Marcie Renee Reed. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 17, 2011

    Hello. I am trying to learn more about my family history. My paternal Grandfathers name was James Dalton Reed. He was born and raised in Oklahoma on a reservation. I am in the process of finding out more information.

  • Vicki Jelinek Family History from Vicki Jelinek. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on February 17, 2011

    Hello, I am trying to find my family history. All members of my family who would know any information are deceased. My grandfather lived in northern Wisconsin and his name was Laverne Hagen. Can someone please help me? I would greatly appreciate any information whatsoever! Thanx.

  • Gil Jones Edward Allen Box Choctaw heritage? Or Willis Cornelius Jones? from Gil Jones. 5 comments, most recently from srchr62 on February 16, 2011

    I am researching Edward Allen Box and his daughter Rebecca Box Jones. There is a story that says that Rebecca was 1/2 Choctaw and I am trying to find documentation of that, if it is factual. If anyone has information or can point me in a good direction it would…