James Plyant in GenealogyMagazine.com wrote about “Cherokee-White Intermarriages: Citizenship by Intermarriage in the Cherokee Nation” from testimony taken in Indian Territory. The magazine has made those documents free to download.
You can access the article and downloads here.
For white people to qualify for citizenship, they had to have been married into the tribe prior to 1877 although other white people appeared on the 1896 Cherokee Census Roll as intermarried at that time.
How do I find out if my family name is on the Indian registry? My parents on my mother and father’s side were of Indian decent. Their last names were Lincoln/mother, Farrow/father. My father’s mother was full Indian.
Call the tribe.
My great uncle, John Hyett married a Cherokee woman named Louisiana, is there any paperwork for this marriage
I found a great great grandmother On an 1880 Census in wright Missouri She is marked with an I and it says ( part Indian) in the box next to her name in this census, on this particular census she is living in the next house over to one of her daughters who is marked white and a few houses down from another one of her daughters also marked white on all other census before this one the whole family was marked white. I also can not find a maiden name for this women would she have been written down anywhere else if she had been marked on that census? I am going crazy trying to find her!
I am a quarter Cherokee..my mother’s mom was full blooded Cherokee..How do I found out anything
Get a genetic test done, I’m waiting for mine to come from ancestry.com now myself. Costs around 100 bucks to get done. My mother is Italian, full blood, meanwhile my father’s almost full blood Cherokee Native American
I hope you’ll upload your DNA file to FamilyTreeDNA too and join the American Indian project.
My mom was adopted and so she did not know her maternal parents she is clearly Indian in her blood.i don’t want her to live without her heritage . Can give suggestions us suggestions in what we should do
This page has lots of information for you: https://dna-explained.com/native-american-dna-resources/
Hello I have the names Thibodeaux, Lastrapes, Lagard, Mericer,Chaisson, Gerard, Michel, Witz, Masse, Declouet, and Gibert in my family . My great great grandmother was native american in Louisiana. Can anyone assist me ? My family are from St. Martinville, Lafayette, and some Alabama.
Look for information on Brigman family. And Odom
My. Name cruits hubbard i go john hatcher my mother cummings and too lowery and landrums i think you kin too us
Is there anyway I can speak with Mrs. Roberta Estes. Is she still actively involved with this research? I don’t see any recent posts of her since 2019?
Please contact me if you’re still a actively researching and your willing to share more information.
Thanks for your Blog☀️
Mark T. Evans
Yes, I am still involved. WordPress changed the format which makes posting new articles difficult.