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List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1376916177000
Classification: Census
Although the 1830s Indian Removals were among the saddest chapters in Native American-US relations, there was an underlying sense of order and command exhibited by each Tribal Chief, Mingo (Minko) and Town King affiliated with the Five Civilized Tribes. They kept meticulous census records on every legitimate citizen within the national domain, including their ethnic protectorate.
So important were the documents that each became the basis of the U.S. Government's own talley of these, the last of the Great Tribes within a final census gathered by a Federally Authorized Special Tribunal, known as the "Dawes Commission".

Each of the 1866 Treaties contained a mandate requiring the Secretary of the Interior to compile a census of the legal citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole Nations, for voting, General Council participation and political representation purposes.

Twenty-seven years later, the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes was appointed by President Grover Cleveland in 1893, to negotiate land with the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole Tribes. It is commonly called the Dawes Commission, after its chairman, Henry L. Dawes.

Tribal members were entitled to an allotment of land, in return for abolishing their tribal governments and recognizing Federal Laws. In order to receive the land, individual tribal members first had to apply and be deemed eligible by the Commission.

Thirty years later, in 1896, the first application process for enrollment began, but was declared invalid.

So, Thirty-two years later the Dawes Commission started all over again in 1898. People had to re-apply in order to be considered, even if they had already applied in 1896. The resulting lists of those who were accepted as eligible became known as the "Dawes Rolls." Their formal name is the “Final Rolls of the Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory”. The Commission accepted applications from 1898 until 1907, with a few additional people accepted by an Act of Congress in 1914.

Our list below, includes surnames from a number of Tribal and Census Rolls unique to Indian Territory (unless specified).

-The Henderson Roll-
Although not included in the present list of names, Ethnic Cherokees may also need to view the 1835 Henderson Roll to compare surnames with ancestors known the inhabit the Cherokee domain.
The reason is clear; the 1835 Henderson Roll Census lists some 1,959 persons of the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia; With 68 pages, it requested information of the head of families known to have been Full-Blood "Indians, Half-Breeds, Quadroons, Whites and Slaves,"
as well as "mixed Catawbas; mixed Spaniard; mixed Negroes" and "descendants of reserves." Also listed are intermarried wives of Cherokees.
The document listed intermarried wives of Cherokees.

Aaron; Abb; Abey; Abraham; Abrahams; Abram; Abrams; Adair; Adam; Adams; Add; Adkins; Agnew; Ahaisse; A-ha-la-lo-chee; A-ha-la-ko-chee; Ahaloke; Ah-ho-he; Aholoke; Ah-weep-ka; Aiken; Ailey; Aird; Alberson; Albert; Alberty; Alec; Aleck; Alecky; Alex; Alexander; Alfa; Alfred; Allen; Alley; Alice; Alicky; Allie; Alvis; Amanda; Ames; Amesta; Amey; Amos; Amy; Anderson; Andrew; Andy; Anna; Annie; Annoche; Anthony; Archibald; Archer; Archockee; Archole; Ard; Armstead; Armistead; Armstrong; Ar-sup-pe-ye; Arther; Arthur; Asbury; Aspbury; Atkins; Austin;

Baby; Bacon; Bailey; Baker; Baldridge; Ballard; Balleau; Banks; Barber; Barchequetubby; Barker; Barkus; Barnes; Barnett; Barnette; Barnsvell; Barnwell; Barrett; Barricklow; Barrow; Bassett; Bates; Batt; Battiece; Batts; Beams; Bean; Bear; Beard; Beaver; Beck; Becky; Belcher; Bell; Bemo; Benge; Bennett; Benson; Berry; Berryhill; Beryman; Bertold; Bethold; Betholf; Betsy; Bettie; Bias; Big; Billy; Binum, Bird; Birney; Bironi (in Trust); Bishop; Bizzell; Black; Blackburn; Blackstone; Blackwell; Blair; Blue; Blythe; Boatright; Boggs; Boiling; Bonham; Boone; Borgeaud; Boston; Bottley; Boy; Boyd; Bowlegs; Bowman; Brad; Bradberry; Bradford; Brady; Brashears; Brewer; Brewster; Briley; Brinkley; Brinton; Bristor; Broadnax; Brooks; Brown; Bruce; Bruner; Bruno; Bryan; Bryant; Buck; Buckner; Buddy; Buffington; Bull; Bumpus; Bunn; Burden; Burdine; Burgess; Burks; Burnett; Burney; Burns; Burris; Burton; Bushyhead; Butler; Bynum; Byrd ;

Cabbin; Caesar; Cahnotamah; Callahan; Camel; Campbell; Canada; Canard; Candy; Cannon; Captain; Carbechochee; Carbiticher; Carlina; Carnard; Carney; Carolina; Carpitche; Carr; Carral; Carruth; Carson; Carter; Cash; Cassida; Cassidida; Catcher; Catchoche; Cates; Ceasar; Cesar; Chambers; Charles; Charlesey; Charley; Charlie; Charty; Chase; Chatua; Cheadle; Checote; Che-da-ka; Cheelen; Cheeska;Chemutta; Chepaney; Cheparne (Heirs)-(Hitchite in Coweta); Che-pi-che; Cheponoska; Chico; Chi-Ke; Childers; Childress; Childs; Chippee, Chisholm; Chochee; Choharjo; Chookcharte; Chopco; Chopky; Chosey; Choteau; Chotka; Chotke; Chotkey; Choya; Chrisman; Chulma; Chumsey; Chupco; Chupcogee; Church; Cindy; Clarinda; Clark; Clayton; Cline; Clinton; Cloud; Clouds; Coats; Cobb; Cobbrey; Cockram; Co-e-see; Coeshshe; Coffee; Coffey; Cohee; Coker; Colbert; Cole; Coley; Colley; Colver; Concharty; Condella; Condulle; Conhecha; Conley; Conner; Co-nok-kee; Contaley; Coody; Cook; Cooney; Cooper; Cornelius; Cornells; Cosar; Cotcha; Coulston; Courtney; Cowake; Co-wok-o-chee; Cox; Cozen; Cozens; Crain; Crane; Cravat; Crayson; Criner; Crittenton; Cromwell; Cropland; Crouch; Crow; Crowell; Crump; Cudjo; Cudjoe; Cuff; Culley; Cully; Cumpsey; Cumseh; Cundy; Cunningham; Cunny; Cunsah; Curns; Curtis; Cynda; Cyrus;

Daily; Dan; Dandy; Daney; Daniels; Davey; David; Davidson; Davis; Davison; Dean; Deer; DeFlore; Deleny; Deloney; Dendy; Dennis; Denison; Derisaw; Devine;Deunenburg; Diar;Dicey; Dick; Dickson; Dillsa; Dinah; Dindy; Dixie; Dixon; Dod; Dodge; Doil; Dolman; Donaghey; Donegay; Dorsar; Doser; Douglas; Douglass; Downing; Downs; Doyle; Drain; Drake, Draper; Drew; Duff; Dunbar; Duncan; Dunford; Dunlap; Dunsey; Durant; Dusar; Dyal; Dyle; Dyer;

Eagle; Easley; Eastman; Easton; Eaton; Eby; Echoille; Edmond; Edmonds; Edwards; Eight; Elawee; Eliason; Eliza; Ellen; Ellis; Elochee; Elsa; Elsie; Elizabeth; Emartha; Emarthla; Emarthlar; Emathoge; Emmy; Emoche; Emory; English; En-le-te-ke; Epperson; Esbivell; Escoe; Es-ho-po-na-ka; Eskew; Esse; Estachuksehoke; Estomethla; Eubanks; Eunar; Eunasse; Evans; Everage; Everett; Ewing;

Factor; Fair; Fanny; Faro; Faster; Fay; Fee; Fekhoniye; Fendall; Fester; Fields; Fife; Fik-hith-ka; Fims; Findley; Finley; Fink; Fish; Fisher; Fitzgerald; Fixico, Fixics; Flanley; Flannagan; Fletcher; Flint; Flowers; Floyd; Flynn; Folsom; Ford; Foreman; Forman; Forrester; Foster; Fowler; Fox; Frances; Francis; Franklin; Frazier; Freedman; Freeman; French; Frenchman; Froe; Fry; Fryday; Fuller; Fulsom; Fuswa; Futcha-hoke; Futopeche;

Gable; Gaines; Gains; Galloway; Gamble (Heirs); Gano; Gardner; Garland; Garlands; Garmon; Garrett; Gas; Gaskine; Gates; Gautt; Gaylord; Geary; Geer; Gehorn; Gentry; George; Gerry; Gerty; Gess; Gibbs; Gibson; Gibsy; Giddens; Gilbert; Gillispie; Gilrap; Gladley; Glass; Glazebrook; Glover; Goat; Godfrey; Golden; Goldsmith; Gooden; Gooding; Goodman; Goody; Gordan; Gordon; Gormly; Graham; Grant; Gray; Grayson; Green; Greenleaf; Greenwood; Greer; Gregory; Gremit; Grey Eye; Greyson; Griffen; Griffin; Griffiths; Grigory; Griggs; Grimes; Grimmett; Griner; Grissom; Ground; Grundy; Guess; Gully; Gunter; Guy; Gwin

Hadly; Hagie; Haines; Halfbreed; Halford; Hall; Halls; Halt; Hamersley; Hamiel; Hamilton; Hammond; Hammonds; Hampton; Haney; Hanks; Hanna; Hannah; Hardage; Hardgray; Hardrige; Hardy; Harken; Harker; Harkins; Harlin; Harlon; Harnage; Harjo; Harjoche; Harper; Harris; Harrison; Harrod; Harveson (Heirs); Harvey; Hasup; Hat-ho-yar; Hatty; Hawk; Hawkins; Hayecha; Haynes; Hayes; Hays; Heard; Helterbrand; Henderson; Hendricks; Henne-ho-chee; Hennesy; Henny; Henricks; Henry; Hepsey; Herod; Herrods Hershey; Hesahoka; Hesohoka; Hickles; Hicks; Higginbottom; Hill; Hillard; Hilliard; Hills; Hilly; Hilterbrand; Hines; Hobbs; Hochifke; Hochstetler; Hockstetler; Hodge; Hodges; Hodgkins; Hoktochee; Hoktoke; Holata; Holatka; Holland; Hollins; Holloway; Holmes; Holt; Homer; Honesan;Hooks; Hoparne (Amos associated with this family); Hope; Hopkins; Hopoille; Hoppy; Hopwood; Horn; Hotubbee; Hotulke; House; Houston; Howard; Huche; Hudson; Huff; Huffpower; Hughes; Hulbutta; Hulhoke; Hulleah; Hully; Hulwa; Humdy; Humphreys; Hunley; Hunter; Huntley; Hutche; Hutke; Hutton; Hyatt;

*Note: (Haney Township established 10 miles northeast of the city of Seminole by Reverend Willis Haney in 1908. City lasted until 1916).

Icrimsker; Ida; Iley; Illiskarpan; IllisKarpar; In-char-we; Irons; Irving; Isaac; Isaacs; Isham, Ishmael; Ish-te-mamba; Island; Islands; Is-tal-li-ke; Ivey;

Jack; Jacksey; Jackson; Jacksy; Jacobs; Jakey; James; Jameson; Jamison; Janey; Jannati; Jarjoche; Jeff; Jefferson; Jemima; Jennetta; Jennie; Jessie; Jeuda; Jimmerson; Jimmey; Jimmie; Jimmy; Jimpka; Jimpsey; Joanna; Joans; Job; Jo-co-chee; Joe; Joel; John; Johnie; Johnoche; Johnsey; Johnson;Johnston; Jonah; Jonas; Jones; Jonoche; Jonoah; Jonasse; Jones; Joney; Jordan; Josey; Joseph; Joshua; Judy; July; Jumper; June;

Ka; Kamabe; Kambie; Kanard; Kane; Kaney; Katie; Katy; Kell; Kelley; Kelly; Kelso; Kemp; Kenah; Kendricks; Kennedy; Keno; Ke-pa-ya; Kernel; Ke-se-lar; Key; Keyes; Keys; Kibbett; Kidd; Kinarkey; King; Kingsberry; Kingsbury; Kinnard; Kinnona; Kirk; Kissie; Kith-lee; Knowles; Kotska; Krooms;

Lacy; Lake; Lamey; Lamkin; Lampkins; Lance; Land; Landivere; Landrum; Lane; Lanego; Lang; Langley; Lanie; Larne; Larney; Lar-tar-yohols; Lashley; Lasley; Latchie; Lathers; Lat-ho-Ke; Laughridge; Lawrence; Lawson; Leader; Leah; Leatherman; Lee; Leffard; Leflore; LeFlore; Lelusse; Lemore; Lena; Lendley; Lenox; Lester; Letka; Lewis; Libby; Lick; Ligon; Liley; Lilley; Lin; Lina; Lincoln; Lindsay; Lindsey;Linney; Litka; Little; Littrell; Livingston; Lizzie; Lodie; Lofton, Loftus, Logan; Loman; Loneon; Long; Lopka; Losata; Lott; Lottie; Lotty; Louie; Louisa; Lousanna; Love; Lovett; Low; Lowe; Lowesa; Lowine; Lowiney; Lowrey; Lowry; Lozana; Lucas; Lucina; Lucken; Luckey; Luckly; Lucy; Lula; Lumba; Lumsey; Lundia; Lundo; Lunnon, Lunsford; Lusoche; Luste; Luster;Lustey; Lynch; Lynn, Lyons;

Mackey; Madison; Mahale; Mahardy; Makin; Makins; Malina; Malone; Maltby; Malvern; Malvery; Manac; Mandy; Maney; Manly; Mann; Manning; Manuel; Marcum; Marcus; Marcy; Maria; Marks; Marpiyecher; Mar-see; Marsh; Marshal; Marshall; Marston; Martha; Marthla; Martin; Marty; Mary; Mason; Matoy; Mathews; Matthews; Matuth-hoke; Maude; Maul; Maxwell; May; Mayberry; Mayes; Mayfield; Mayo; Mays; Mayson; Maytubbe; Maytubby; McAfee; McAffee; McCain; McCann; McCarty; McCay; McClain; McClaughin; McClendon; McCleary; McClish; McCorrell; McCoy; McCulla; McCullough; McDermott; McDaniel; McDaniels; McDonald; McFarland; McGee; McGeisey; McGeisy; McGilbarry; McGilbra; McGilvary; McGilvery; McGirt; McHardy; McHenry; McIntosh; McKean; McKellop; McKinney; McKenzie; McKy; McLish; McMillan; McNac; McNair; McNiven; McSimms; McSims; Meahala; Mecco; Meicco; Meit-te-wi-ke; Meley; Melishkoche; Melisse; Melo; Melton; Meney; Merrican; Merriman, Mesale; Mesaley; Metetakee; Methews; Metton; Meyer; Micco; Mike; Miles; Miley; Milford; Miller; Millett; Milley; Millie; Mills; Milly; Milom; Milsey; Mimey; Mimms; Mims; Mina; Minas; Minda; Mingo; Minnis; Mintfield; Misselda; Missena; Missey; Missie; Mitchell; Mitchile; Mobley; Mogee; Mohuntubby; Mokoyike; Moleya; Mollie; Molly; Molton; Monacheke; Moncrief; Monday; Moniac: Monkah; Monroe; Montgomery; Moody; Mooney; Moore; Moppin; Morey; Morgan; Morris; Morrison; Morrow; Morton; Mosar; Moseley; Mosely; Moses; Moss; Mot-hoh-ye; Mot-hoh-ye-Silla; Mulcussey; Mulcy; Mulgusse; Mulleah; Mullen; Munds; Mundy; Mungo;Munn; Munnah; Mure; Murphy; Murray; Murrell; Murrill; Murrow; Musgrove; Musrat; Muthoye; Mye; Myers; Myles

Nail: Nance; Nancy; Nannie; Naner; Nar-Kof-te-chi; Napoeche; Napoleon; Narcome; Nash; Natukse; Nave; Neal, Neel; Neeley; Nehar; Neicco; Nellie; Nellsie; Nelly; Nelsey; Nelson; Ne-ma; Nero; Nevens; Nevin; Nevins; Newberry; Newby; Newell; Newman; Nicey; Nichols; Nims, Nitchey; Nitey; Nivens; Nix; Noble; Nocosille; Noel; Noelen; Nokoseka; Nokusile; Nolen; Nolitubby; Nomman; Nora; Norfer; North; Norwood; Noska; Nouubby; Nowell, Nuksokoche; Nunley;

Ogles; Ohar-hoye; Okfuska; Okfuskey; Okfusky; Olden; Oldham; Oldhom; Olinde; Oliver; Omayaye; Ore; Osborn; Osborne; Otheche; Overton; Owen; Ownes;

Pa-at-ge; Pack; Page; Palmer; Paney; Paris; Parish; Parker; Parks; Parlor; Parney; Parnoche; Parnosa; Par-nos-co-che; Parnoskey; Paro; Paroah; Parsosee; Passake; Patrick; Patten; Patterson; Patton; Paul; Pauntubby; Payne; Payton; Pea; Pearsey; Pearson; Pegg; Pendelton; Pendleton; Pender; Pennose; Pensina; Pensins; Peobe; Percival; PerCotche; Peoples; Perkins; Perry; Perryman; Peter; Peters; Peterson; Pettett; Pettit; Pettus; Petty; Phelps; Phena; Phenie; Philips; Phillips; Pickens; Pickett; Pierce; Pigeon; Pilot; Pippins; Pitchlynn; Plummee; Plummer; Pochuswa; Poe; Poldo; Poleon; Pollen; Polly; Polson; Pompey; Pond; Ponds; Ponkilla; Ponluste; Pon-no-kee-Tulsay; Poole; Porlar; Porter; Posely; Possuk; Post; Postoak; Pottey; Potts; Powell; Powers; Pratt; Preston; Preuilt; Price; Priddy; Primmer; Primous; Primus; Prince; Proctor; Pruitt; Puller; Pullotka; Puncho; Punka; Punluste; Putkeh; Pyles;

Quabner; Quinn;

Rabbit; Ragen; Ragsdale; Raiford; Ramsey; Randolph; Ranson; Rathingord; Rattingood; Ray; Rector; Read; Redfield; Redford; Redmon; Redmond; Redmouth; Reed; Reese; Reeves; Reid; Rentie; Renton; Renty; Reynolds; Rhoda; Rhone; Rice; Richard; Richards; Richardson; Richmond; Riddle; Rider; Ridge; Ridgeway; Riley; Rily; Ripley; Rivers; Roach; Roane; Robbins; Robin; Roberson; Robert; Roberts; Robertson; Robins; Robinson; Robison; Roby; Rodman; Rodville; Roe, Roebuck; Roff; Rogers; Rollen; Rop; Rorex; Rosanna; Rose; Rosella; Rosevelt; Ross; Rowe; Roy; Russell; Ryder;

Sa-che-meche; Safley; Sakoeka; Saketheche; Sakteke; Saley; Salina; Salinda; Sallie; Sally; Salma; Saloche; Salone; Sam; Samby; Samele; Sammah; Sammy; Samochee; Sams; Sampson; Samuel; Samuels; Sancho; Sanders; Sando; Sandridge; Sands (Heirs)-(Mathew Marshall, in trust for heirs of Vicey Sands); Sandy; Sanegan; Sanger; Sango; Sapalpake; Sapehunka; Sapkhohthe; Sarber; Sar-fut-chi; Sarney; Sasser; Saunders; Sawry; Scales; Scarborough; Scheriff; Scipio; Scott; Scruggs; Seabolt; Sealy; Sealey; Seaman; Sears; Seeley; Sefah; Segro; Seharney; Sehoka; Sehunka; Seitz; Selba; Selda; Sells; Selma; Sem; Semieteke; Seminole; Semissee; Semleteke; Sena; Se-ne; Sentevey; Serrell; Se-se-pui-che; Sevel; Severs; Sewel; Sewell; Sh-at; Shannon; Sharper; Shatubby; Shaw; Shawnee; Shell; Shelton; Shennon; Shepard; Sherman; Sherley; Shields; Shirley; Shoales; Shoals; Shoeape; Shortess; Shoto; Siah; Sic-Ke-tow-we; Sier; Sifax; Siglar; Sill; Silla; Sillah; Sim-e-di-ha-kee; Simena; Simkins; Simma; Sim-me-te-da-kee; Simmons; Simon; Simpson; Sims; Singer; Sissie; Sissy; Skeeter; Skelton; Skiff; Sladen; Slaughter; Sleadman; Smallwood; Smart; Smiley; Smilie; Smith; Sneed; Snow; Snowden; Sofely; Solomon; Sona; Sonny; Sookey; Soria; Sowanoke; Sowatske; Spainard; Spaks; Spaniard; Sparks; Spears; Speers; Spencer; Spiers; Spigener; Spigner; Spinger; Spring; Springer; Stafey; Stair; Stahaker; Stanfield; Standford; Stanford; Stanley; Stanton; Starnes; Starr; Staten; Steadham; Stendham; Steel; Stendham; Stephen; Stephens; Stephenson; Stepney; Steppe; Stevens; Stevenson; Stevison; Stewart; Stick; Stidham; Stim-mo-lut-Ke; Still; Street; Stone; Stop; Story; Stover; Stroud; Stroy; Stryker; Suc-car-see; Sugar; Sullivan (William Sullivan, in trust for heirs of Rachel Sullivan); Sumka; Summers; Sumpsey; Sunday; Sunny; Suppulpar; Sutton; Susanna; Susey; Susie; Suthoye; Su-wa-ke; Synche; Swindle;

Tab; Tahike; Takhike; Talmascy; Talmasey; Tamascy; Tanner; Tanyan; Tar-co-sar; Tar-ye; Tate; Tatum; Tayeche; Taylor; Tecumseh; Teller; Tena; Terrel; Terry; Te-tah-ke; Tewe; Tewee; Thahoyane; Thasate; Theodore; Thlocco; Thocco; Thomas; Thomson; Thompson; Thornton; Thorton; Thornsbury; Thorrip; Thorrup; Thorsbury; Thurman; Thursday; Tiger; Tikahche; Tilghman; Tillman; Tipkins; Tipton; Tittle; Ti-u-na; Toat-Kar-har-se; Tobey; Tobie; Tobler; Toche; Toles; Toliver; Tolliver; Tolmochusse; Tolomka; Tom; Tombs; Tommy; Tom-oke-lan; Toney; Torrence; Towns; Towers; Townsend; Towser; Tubby; Tulla; Tulsay; Tushka; Tote-ho-ye; Treplet; Trim; Triplet; Triplett; Trotter; Tuckaparche; Tucker; Tu-culate; Turnbull; Turner; Tustennuggee (Heirs, surname “Amos” assoc. with this name); Tustunnuc-Kee; Tutler; Twyman; Tyler; Tyner; Typer; Tyson;

Underwood; Upham; Ut-tley

Van; Vance; Vandivere; Vanley; Vann; Vannoy; Vare; Vaughn; Vaughner; Vee; Verner; Vincent; Vinson; Virgel; Vollen;

Wade; Wadsworth; Waitey; Wakkie; Walcot; Walden; Walf; Walker; Wallace; Wallas; Walls; Walner; Walter; Walters; Walton; Wamble; Ward; Ware; War-le-do; Warfield; Warfields; Warford; Warner; Warrior; Washington; Wasutke; Waters; Watie; Watkins; Watley; Watters; Watts; Watson; Watty; Weattie; Webber; Webster; Weely; Wellington; Wells; Welsh; Werta; Wesley; West; Wetley; Wetzell; Whaley; Wheat; Wheler; Whipple; Whitaker; White; Whitfield; Whitlock; Whitlow; Whitmire; Whitson; Whittaker; Wildcat; Wild Cat; Wilder; Wiley; Willea; William; Williamkee; Williams; Willamson; Willie; Willis; Wilkes; Wilkerson; Wilkinson; Wilkins; Wilsey; Wilson; Wims; Windon; Windom, Winey; Wining; Winslett; Winton; Wiresman; Wise; Wisner; Witlow; Wolf; Wolfe; Womack; Wood; Woodall; Woods; Woodruff; Woodward; Worley; Woryer; Wotko; Wow-owe; Wright; Wyatt; Wyetka;

Ya-fo-la-gee; Yakopuche; Yamie; Yanah; Yarber Yargee (in Trust for Harveson); Yarnah; Yates; Yekcha; Yocubby; Yohola; Yoholo; Yonger; Young; Younger; Youngs; Yowelle.

-Maiden or Married Names Also Recorded-
Beaver; Claxburn; Dunford; Elbridge; Elwood; Gooding; Hines; Jeffers; Leflore; Milton; Voyd; Waldron;

1832 Surnames Of Slaves In Mississippi Choctaw Settlements
(or Roads near Choctaw Agency)
Mushulatubbee-Nitakechi-Leflore Districts

Mushalatubbee District
*Gardner (at Nuchillip Creek)
*Garland (at Koatopa Branch)
*Nail (at Buckatunna Creek)
*Yates (at Pushcushpear Creek)

Nitakechi District
*Brashears (at Black Bluff-Tombigbee)
*Juzan (at Benachitta)
*Bond ( (at Tiyakya Bluff)
*Train (at Shoknach Creek)
*Mingomushulatubbe (at Ashukwa)

Leflore District
*Anderson (at Emoklasha, also documented as Emocklasha, Emochlusa, Imoklasha, Imoklusa, Mokalusa and Mochalusa-on the Chickasawhay River).
*Crevatt (at Big Black-east side)
*Captain Chatametaha (at Yazoo Valley)
*Tonabbe (at Hashabatalia)
*Folsom (at Trim Cane or Hebron, Hebrin)
*Walls (at Mayhew)
*Kincade (at Osherebi and Tombeebe)
*Pitch Lynn (at Robinson Road-4 miles from Columbus)
*Garland (at Robinson Road-3 miles from Columbus)
*Jones (at Oxnoxeby or Noxubee-6 miles Robinson Road)

Note: [Oxynoxeby adjoins prairie land of Levi Pickens, half-breed). Jones surname at several Choctaw Settlement Locations]

*McKinney (at Robinson Rd. 15 miles from agency)
*McIntosh (at Tombeebe)
*Brashears (at Luckenatcha and Suckenatcha)
*Buckles (at Suckenatcha)
*Johnson (land “belongs to Alexander Vaughn in Laflore’s line”)
*Moncrif (at Demopolis)
*Walker and Lewis (at same location, White man “Walker” on land belonging to “Lewis” “who works the farm”.
*Leader (Little Leader)-(at Sukenatha)

*Ward, Leflore, Linscomb and Nail-(Robinson Rd. 1 mile from agency)
[The above surnames reflect that of Choctaw Slaves in service to the United States Indian Agent in the Choctaw Nation].

*Daniel (Jacob Daniel’s “half-negro and half Indian wife” was not recorded as a Slave.)

Additional Slaves-Leflore District, unnamed townships

-1899 McKennon Roll of Mississippi Choctaw-

Senator McKennon’s Rolls documented Full-Blood and Identified Choctaws of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama.

The Indians identified by the Commission on the roll reported March 10, 1899 were summarily excluded by disapproval, rejection and termination of all McKennon enrollments without notification or explanation, although subsequent documentation contends that the African ancestry of their particular historic Choctaw forbears affected the descendants at issue, as the true cause of their disenfranchisement.

McKennon’s Choctaw (Mississippian) enrollees were also denied participation in a subsequent enrollment and, “therefore not included in the second roll of Identified Mississippi Choctaws, which was prepared by the Commission under the Act of July 1, 1902, and was based upon the hearings conducted in Mississippi in 1900, 1901, and 1902. On March 1, 1907, this roll was disapproved without notice to anyone, without a hearing and without considering the merits of the rights of the individuals enrolled who were not included in the subsequent roll.”

By Article 3 of the treaty of September 27, 1830 (7 Stat. 333), known as the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Choctaw Nation of Indians ceded to the United States the entire country possessed by them east of the Mississippi river, and agreed to remove beyond the Mississippi during the three years next succeeding. But, in view of the fact that some of the Choctaws preferred not to move, it was provided in Article 14 that each head of a family who desired to remain and become a citizen of the states should be permitted to do so, and should thereupon be entitled to a reservation of one section of land, with an additional half section for each unmarried child living with him over ten years of age, and a quarter section for each child under ten. If they resided upon said lands intending to become citizens of the states for five years after the ratification of the treaty, a grant in fee simple should issue, and it was further provided:

“Persons who do claim under this Article shall not lose the privilege of a Choctaw citizen, but if they ever remove are not to be entitled to any portion of the Choctaw annuity.”

“By another Article (19) reservations were provided for certain prominent Choctaws by name, [255 U.S. 373, 378] and for limited numbers of heads of families and captains.”

The mixed-blood Choctaws who elected to remain in Mississippi were provided for under Article 19, while the full bloods who remained and elected to become citizens of the state were provided for under Article 14; hence full-blood Mississippi Choctaws have always been called ‘Fourteenth Article claimants’. They did not live upon any reservation, nor did the government exercise supervision or control over them. No funds were appropriated for their support, though much land was given to them. Neither the Indian Office nor the Department of the Interior assumed or exercised jurisdiction over them, and they never recognized them either individually or as bands, but regarded them as citizens of the state of Mississippi, and the Department held it had no authority to approve contracts made with them.”

Deprivation of Nationality: A State Legislature Enactment

Ethnic (Black) Mississippi Choctaws
Unresolved Article 19 and Fourteenth Article Mississippi Choctaws

Ethnic (Black) Mississippi Choctaws were recognized by the “Choctaw Nation west, which had removed to Indian Territory”. They comprised a significant portion of a citizen class known as “Choctaw Freedmen” by the 1866 Treaties.

“Pending the negotiations of the treaty, the Legislature of the state of Mississippi passed an act, January 19, 1830, abolishing the tribal customs of Indians not recognized by the common law or the law of the state.” The right of the Fourteenth Article Mississippi Choctaws to citizenship in the parent tribe appears to have been recognized at one time by the Choctaw Nation west, which had removed to Indian Territory pursuant to the treaty [255 U.S. 373, 379].

On December 24, 1889, the Nation, through its Legislature, memorialized Congress, reciting that there were ‘large numbers of Choctaws yet in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana who are entitled to all the rights and privileges of citizenship in the Choctaw Nation,’ and requesting the United States government to make provision for the emigration of these Choctaws from said states to the Choctaw Nation. In 1891 a commission was provided for and funds appropriated by the Choctaw Council for the removal and subsistence of Mississippi Choctaws to the Nation, and during that year 181 were removed and admitted to citizenship.”

Aside from the primary Trail of Tears removal of Choctaws in Mississippi to Oklahoma, many subsequent Mississippi Choctaws removed in small family groups, from 1835 through 1850. Sadly, on the heels of the 1889 petition for the welfare of “large numbers of Ethnic Choctaws yet in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana entitled to all the rights and privileges of citizenship in the Choctaw Nation“, only 181 were relocated as promised.

Senator McKennon’s mandate was to record the remaining Mississippi Choctaws, but history reveals that the McKennon Rolls were terminated without notice to claimants who were kept in the dark about their status until after the closure of even the Dawes Commission Rolls. They were left to languish in place without provision or legal Citizenship.

Without Sanctuary: Ethnic (Black) Mississippi and Louisiana Choctaws never renounced their Choctaw Nationality and were never Naturalized as U.S. Citizens.

-Surnames of McKennon Roll Claimants-
Enrolled at Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1899-

Adam, Adams, A-ha-tubbee, Aikin, Alin, Allen, Amos, Anderson, Arkansas, Austin, Bachelor, Barney, Bell, Ben, Billey, Billy, Bob, Boley, Boon, Bowlan, Broke-shoulder, Burmingham, Calhoun, Camel, Charlas, Charlie, Chatham, Chitto, Comby, Cooper, Christon, Culberson, Cun-che-tubbe, Cuttie, Daniel, Dansby, Davis, Denson, Dixon, Dyas, Elan, Ellis, Emaline, Emi-yah-tubbee, Farbus, Farmer, Foley, Fortune, Franklin, Frenchman, Gibson, Golden, Gun-smith, Guss, Hampton, Handy, Haney, Harjo, Harper, Hattenstie, Hawkins, Hen-lar-bee, Henry, Hickman, Hill, Hinson, Hopson, Hotubbee, Hudson, Hunter, Isaac, Iisom, Isom, Jack, Jackson, Jacob, Jacobs, Jacoway, Jackoway, James, Jamison, Jasper, Jeff, Jefferson, Jenkins, Jim, Jim-Isaacs, Jimmie, John, Johnson, Johny, Jollis, Jones, Joshua, Kelly, King, LaFlore, Lee, Lewis, Louis, Ma-hat-sti-ah, Martin, Marris, Mashulaka, Mayer, McCormick, McMillan, Miller, Momon, Moore, Morris, Moses, Nail, Nelson, Nubbee, On-na-habbi, Parker, Pearson, Perry, Peter, Philip, Phillip, Pis-tubbee, Pis-sah-tee-chubbee, Polk, Porter, Post-oak, Primus, Random, Rasha, Robison, Rush, Sam, Scott, Sexton, Shoemaker, Simmons, Simon, Simpson, Smith, Sockey, Solomon, Stemona, Stephen, Stee, Stoliby, Sturdevant, Tecumseh, Thomas, Thompson, Tillis, Tom, To-ma-ha-tubbee, Tomby, Tookala, Tookolo, Too-nubbee, Tubbee, Tuf-fa-ma, Wah-ca-tubbee, Wait, Waiter, Wallace, Washington, Wedge, Weshock, Wesley, Wickson, Wiley, William, Williamson, Willis, Wilson, York;


Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1376926255000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1376926293000
My ancestor Minerva Polly was reported by family to be Cherokee. Is there no where to look for the information without costing so much. To find her parents would be wonderful. There are a lot of us that have hit that wall. Do you have the list and how much would you charge to look and see if she is there. Thanks for the list. It was great to see Polly listed. She married James Gilbert and was suppose to have denied that she was Cherokee. Apparently she could pass for white. Her daughter was Isabelle Blue that is another clue. Thanks for any direction. Deb

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1458447805000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Any
There were so many mixed Indian Europeans in what is now Alabama and Georgia in the 1700s, it is very difficult to determine your ancestors true tribe. Technically, Many historians believe the Creek, Chickasaw, and Choctaw and several other tribes are all of Cherokee Origin anyway. There are varying opinions on this. There are many more records and written documents available than I had imagined, with names, both Indian and European, on them. The problem is finding cross references. Its impossible without documented family oral history of it, and that makes it pretty challenging. Whats even more complicating is that many applicants were turned down if they were determined to be anything other than Cherokee. Location of hometowns recorded by the creeks would have given that away. As well, applicants were required to prove the presence of a relative at the final Treaty Signing in (Chattanooga?), I believe. (I mean really, did they all speak the English language fully?), IDK. So I would suggest you get a map of Indians tribe location in the Southeast and then try to match up where your family was living during that time, and see which tribes may have been living in the same general area. But then again people moved, so I wish you luck. I am a historian in Tennessee and I run into walls all the time. Best wishes with your story.

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1458480496000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1458518319000
Being a "Party to the Treaty" does not mean being present or having a relative present at the signing of a treaty, it means being covered by the provisions of a treaty, i.e. being a member of a tribe, living in a certain area, etc.

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1460651032000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Tucker and Calico/Callicott
Thanks for the information. I haven't worked on this part of the family in awhile. I have hit too many walls. I am also working on another wall on my Tucker side. I have a George Tucker born about 1811 in TN who married Feriby Violet Louise Cailico/Callicott in 1828. He then migrated to AR. He died in 1841 a few days after his wife. She died in childbirth.

Misleading Information

Posted: 1460799234000
Classification: Query

Unfortunately, the posting of lists of surnames that appear in Cherokee or other American Indian records can be extremely misleading, as many of them are very common English or European surnames.

Just because surnames that appear in these records match those of your family does not automatically mean your family is Cherokee /American Indian.

American Indian Records were created with a particular purpose, at a particular time and place.

You need to first document your own family as to when they lived and where they lived, before concluding they are Cherokee simply from a list of surnames that appear in Cherokee Records.

Kathy Roberts

Re: Misleading Information

Posted: 1460799770000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Foleno, rose and barnett
How do you go about finding out if they were registered? My grandpap is 1/2 Cherokee my mom is a 1/4. His dad is full ilitain. Which makes me believe my grand papa mom had to be full or her mom full in order for my grandpap to be half right? Anyway I can't find info on her and nobody seems to know she were Indian except her best friend which is my step grandma and she doesn't know much. She said she does remember her saying that her mom is Native American. I'm just wondering why others didn't see to know that.

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1480133066000
Classification: Query
Hi there, Minerva Polly appears to be my great great grandmother, and I was wondering if you had found any further information on her? I can't seem to find much and have not yet checked any of the Native Am. rolls, but I thought I would give it a shot to see if you knew anything else!

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1480165825000
Classification: Query
Where and when did Minerva live? You need to use conventional genealogy to trace her family back to the Cherokee Nation pre-Removal, and then look for them in the 1835 Census and other records.

Re: List: Cherokee Surnames Henderson Roll Indians of Color

Posted: 1480174087000
Classification: Query
I do not know her parents, so it is hard to trace her. She married her first husband thru a marriage service. James Gilbert died before the census of 1840. I was able to get that he was born in Illinois from Isabel where she list her dad was born in Illinois. Since I am not sure that information is correct I haven't been able to confirm it. I have no idea how old he was when he died.
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