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  • Peggy Family Research from Peggy. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto yesterday at 10:40PM

    I’ve always been told my Great Grandfather was Choctaw, his name was William Andrew Gore. Born 10-18-1894 in Hardy, Arkansas; died in 1956 in Fresno, California. Was married to Betty Pearl (Morton) Gore who was born 09-03-1895 in Arkansas, and died 10-06-1982 in Scappoose, OR. If someone could help me…

  • Hal Messner looking for information about my mother Bobbie Jo Jordan, born in Bryan County 1930 grand mother Cordie Jordan, grand father James Jordan from Hal Messner. 8 comments, most recently from Kari yesterday at 5:10PM

    Looking for my mother, grandmother,aunt, unkle…bryan county oklahoma late 1800s –Bobbie Jo Jordan(my mother) james earvan jordan(unkle) Edith Jordan(aunt) Cordie and james jordan(grandparents) my mother died when i was young, trying to just find out who I really am… The pictures are my unkle James Earvan Jordan and my mother…

  • Paige I need help with getting an old document from Paige. 8 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 19

    I am in need of my great grandmothers maiden name and nobody seems to know it. How can I get a copy of her birth or death certificate if I am limited on information?

  • Mary Ann Crenshaw Family history from Mary Ann Crenshaw. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 19

    I am trying to get some family history. My great Grandmother was an Indian princess and her Father was a Chief. Their last name was Martin. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  • Erin Johns Lemons/ Lemon from Erin Johns. 4 comments, most recently from Erin Johns on September 19

    If their is anyone that has any information on the Lemons/Lemon family please let me know. My fathers name is Paul Lemons, his mother’s name is Evelyn Lemons her mother was Lavada Louise Lemons, father was Oliver Wad Lemons

  • Lewis C Eades Family history from Lewis C Eades. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 19

    All I know is that my Great Grandmothers name was Jane Jack and My Grandmothers name was Rosie Berry, If anyone could point me in the right direction to locating my linage or genealogy, it would be greatly appreciated.

  • LM Gene White from LM. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18

    Full name is: Arnold Gene White, I think he’s in his 40’s-50’s and from or lived in Dallas, Texas. I was told he was full Choctaw. I’m hoping for some information on him. I’m his biological daughter adopted into a caucasian family when I was 6.

  • cassidy Birth certificate? from cassidy. 6 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18

    Hello I’m trying to obtain my CDIB and I’m running into a lot of trouble :( It seems the couple people that acknowledged native roots are very old. The main problem is the only thing I can find on where he was born is “chicksaw nation tribal ground” there for…

  • Claudette Elliott Searching for the Truth from Claudette Elliott. 4 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18

    I am on the search for my fathers paternal lineage. We never knew much growing up about his grandfather. I think i have finally cracked that code. My dad always said he had a grandmother who was Sioux (he couldn’t remember for sure). During my research, I believe I found…

  • Becky What is next? from Becky. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 18

    I was looking on my family tree and found that our family had requested to become part of the Choctaw Nation. The council acknowledged that we were direct descendent, but they are not on the DAWES Roll. Is there anything that I can do now?

  • Ronald Kingrey jubal Mancil from Ronald Kingrey. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 17

    Sorry lost the information I was sending you, Jubal is related to the Sweats,he was married to Ella Sweat and they are buried in Occupy No 1 located near Pitkin,La. Jubal is the son of Edward Mancil. Somewhere in this never ending story,we are descended from Aaron Dial ,who served…

  • Tammy Finding my family...ggm Mary Jane Grimes (Powers) from Tammy. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 16

    I’m told my fathers grandmother, Mary Jane Grimes was full blooded Choctaw and married George Thomas Powers (Pete Powers)??? Any help in finding lineage will be greatly appreciated!

  • Arthur Choctaw lineage? Claude Millard Fields from Arthur. 3 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 15

    My wife’s mother grew up believing she was a Choctaw descendant. It wasn’t spoken about a lot, so she is not exactly where she should focus. I spent the weekend on ancestry.com and have attached her family tree with names, dates, etc. My gut says it would be from her…

  • B R Pettigrew Edward Algie Ward Genealogy from B R Pettigrew. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 15

    My grandmother and uncle were on the last Choctaw rolls before they closed. Edward was the great-grandson of Samuel Bishop Ward. Grandmother’s maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Couch who was born in Van Buren, Arkansas. Am looking for this family. Would love to hear from any of you. Thanks so…

  • James Thornton Where should I go to prove heritage? from James Thornton. 8 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 14

    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!

  • Sandra Earl Sartin Information on Duck Sartin from Sandra Earl Sartin. 2 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 14

    My grandfather was Fred Sartin son of Johnny Sartin. Johnny wife my great grandmother Duck Sartin. I do not know her maiden name but she was said to have come from the Choctaws of Mississippi. I would to find out more about her. I to find out how much Choctaw…

  • Jaye P.O. Stover and Annie Hill from Jaye. 3 comments, most recently from rayson allen on September 13

    P.O. Stover was awarded Choctaw membership through a court case in 1897. He is not in the Dawes rolls, how can I find his enrollment number. Here is the case. I hope someone can help. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/oklahoma/tribes/consolidated_cases_askew_hill_bennett_choctaw.htm I found the card number but he wasn’t on the final roll. Is their…

  • Craig William R Walls and Louisa Teague > Mary C Walls from Craig. 13 comments, most recently from Craig on September 13

    I keep hitting brick walls, and I don’t know where else to turn… I am researching the Mary C Walls (1862-1931) family. Family oral history has suggests that she was, alternatively, half Native American (though not the phrase she used), and/or a Cherokee Bonded Servant. Family members stated that she…

  • Erin Johns Looking for info on gg grandmother from Erin Johns. 12 comments, most recently from suzanne hamlet shatto on September 13

    My gg grandmother name was Sarah Jackson Lemons maiden name Jackson. I dont have a birth or death date. My Grandmother (Evelyn Lemons) on my fathers side said she had a roll number and had land. I really dont have any info on that side of my family. My grandmother…

  • Sarah Looking for surnames Barker and Craighead from Sarah. 7 comments, most recently from nelda airington on September 12

    Hi, The name Barker would be a married name. I’m looking for a Mary Barker married to William Barker. The time would be 1830s- 50’s. Mary Barker had a daughter, also named Mary, born in 1845. She married Allen Craighead. Family legend says she was part Cherokee or Choctaw. One…