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  • Roxsan Young Help with family ties from Roxsan Young on September 11, 2010

    This was a friend of my grandfathers (Carl Jarnagin) in Caney Oklahoma in 1936. I’ve been told he joined the service. Does anyone recognize him? My grandmother met with him again at a parade in Caney (1986), they were dear old friends. My mother only remembers that he was Choctaw….

  • Brenda sweeney history-geneology from Brenda sweeney. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 11, 2010

    my great grandmother’s name was mollie patterson she was married to thomas sandford kitchen they resided at the choctaw indian nation in 1900 wondering if anyone can give me some information on this. thanks for any help

  • Amanda Brousseau Martin from Amanda Brousseau. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 10, 2010

    Hello All! I am looking to find out more about my mother’s lineage. Her maiden name is Martin. My great great grandmother was 100% choctaw. Would anyone have any suggestions on how and where a good place to start would be?

  • Sally Scott Cherokee or Choctaw from Sally Scott. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 8, 2010

    I am researching my great-great grandmother Martha A. Overstreet born 1866 in Oklahoma. She married William H. Flynn Nov. 20, 1883 in Sebastian Co., Arkansas. On the wedding certificate it states that they were living in Scullyville, Choctaw Nation. The family story is that we have Cherokee ancesters through Martha…

  • Tracy DeVore Questions from Tracy DeVore. 5 comments, most recently from Tracy DeVore on September 8, 2010

    First, I’d like to say hello to everyone and wish you all luck in your research. I have a few questions (of course!). Like many others, I’ve been told I have Native American heritage. Also like many others, I’ve been unable to verify this. First of all, I am told…

  • kim cone Miles Hagen Anderson family from kim cone. 5 comments, most recently from skittergitchy on September 7, 2010

    Hi I am great granddaughter of Miles Hagen Anderson and I am trying to just find out what Indian Tribe Miles was from. He left my great grandmother Sara Ida Cannady with 5 children one day I was never heard of again. My great aunt Leona Pearl Anderson was born…

  • Sabrina Myres Family History from Sabrina Myres. 3 comments, most recently from Sabrina Myres on September 5, 2010

    I am trying to find out about my family history. My grandmother was born in Kosicusko, MS June 20, 1904(Allie Huffman)but they were moved to Hattiesburg, MS per the Census. She always told me about my GGG grandmother Easter or Ester Armstrong but there are not records for her. Can…

  • Walter Beaver Looking for father Walter Norman Beaver from Walter Beaver. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 5, 2010

    I am searching for my father, his name is Walter Norman Beaver, he was married to my mother in San Jose, Ca. Her name is Mildred Martin. He is approximately 64 or 65. I have not had any contact since the early 70’s. If you have any information please let…

  • Clydene Florence M. Phillips m. James Lee Taylor, Choctaw Nation from Clydene. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 4, 2010

    My Grandmother’s parents were James Lee and Florence M. Phillips Taylor, I doubt that Florence M. Phillips was ever enrolled, although she was NA, because she was born 1858 in Poinsett Co., AR. At some point in time Florence M. Phillips was in the Choctaw Nation and married first to…

  • james BEN H. DWIGHT from james. 3 comments, most recently from Clydene on September 4, 2010

    HE WAS CHIEF OF CHOCTAW. HE WAS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER. I WOULD LIKE TO FIND MORE FAMILY.

  • Dewey Carl Dickinsom I MADE A AN ERROR ON MY LAST NAME" DICKINSON" from Dewey Carl Dickinsom. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 1, 2010

    Please correct the spelling of my last name it is DICKINSON- NOT-DICKINSOM CAN THIS BE DONE SINCE I JUST STARTED THE ACCOUNT

  • mira Heritage Book from mira. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 31, 2010

    Historical Society of Forsyth County is publishing a heritage book. All people who are residents of the Forsyth County Georgia and/or who have roots in this county are encouraged to submit an article on their family history. http://www.historicforsyth.com/

  • D Robertson Need help with birth certificate Lindsy Cann from D Robertson. 3 comments, most recently from D Robertson on August 31, 2010

    Hello, my great grandmother was born on the Choctaw Nation according to the records I have found. I have found her on the Dawes roll and need to get her official birth cert to apply for CDIB card and to go further with putting family history together. Her info is…

  • James Thornton Where should I go to prove heritage? from James Thornton. 4 comments, most recently from Jonathan S. Chilton on August 26, 2010

    My grandmother was supposedly half Choctaw indian, I am trying to prove this officially…how should I go about doing so?? I was hoping to maybe get some financial aid but I need to figure out how to prove that I am 1/8 Choctaw. Thanks for your help!

  • julie how to begin from julie. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 26, 2010

    I am trying to do some research on my cultural history and lineage with the Choctaw nation. I have never done this, what is the best way to begin such a search?

  • Kim Lee Looking for help in locating Gibson and/or Caldwell lineage in Oklahoma from Kim Lee. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 26, 2010

    I’ve been trying to research some family heritage on my children’s father’s side. The hard part is their grandmother was born at home with a midwife. She didn’t have a SS# until later in life and only had to have her siblings prepare a letter stating they were there during…

  • PAUL MATHEWS ASSISTANCE from PAUL MATHEWS. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 24, 2010

    MY GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER WAS CHOCTAW INDIAN. I KNOW WHERE SHE WAS BORN AND EVEN HAVE A ROLL NUMBER FOR HER…DOES THE CHOCTAW NATION HAVE SOME SORT OF ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IN HELPING LOCATE BIRTH CERTIFICATES OF ALL THOSE IN LINEAGE TO ME?

  • Meicy Eveline or Everlean Mae Doss from Meicy. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 24, 2010

    Eveline or Everlean Mae Doss born 1881, Philadelphia Mississippi. There is a story in my family that Everlean, my Great Great Grandmother, as a young woman shamed the tribe because she gave refuge to a run away slave, Joe Doss, which was against the law. Everlean later married Joe Doss…

  • Joyce LOOKING FOR AN OK TRIBAL MEMBER from Joyce. 2 comments, most recently from Larry Battiest on August 24, 2010

    HALITO, I AM LOOKING FOR A LARRY BATTIEST. I MEET HIM AT BACONE BACK IN 1977 AND HE LEFT FOR DURANT. DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN LOCATE HIM?

  • Katie Jacobs Julia Althea Callway from Katie Jacobs. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on August 23, 2010

    Looking to find the birth parents of Julia Althea Callaway (my great grandmother). My grandfather (Charles Roy Heaton) told me that she was adopted by George D Callaway and Nora Bell Lenhart (maiden name). According to the 1900 Census Julia was born in 1897 in Missouri, but lived in Coalgate…