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James H. Johnson (1793 - 1868)

James H. Johnson was a Cherokee Indian chief, Skillet Head.

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Mary Meredith MP (1752 - 1823)

Mary Crews Birth 1752 Death 1823, Stokes Co NC Age: 71 Father Hardy Crews Mother Phoebe Dooche (Gooche) Spouses 1James Meredith , b ca 1747 From James MEREDITH, Jr. born about 1747, L...

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Anna Hubbard MP (1747 - 1812)

Anna Crews Birth 1747 Father Hardy Crews Mother Phoebe Dooche (Gooche) Spouses 1Joseph Hubbard Birth1751 Marriage1770 Notes for Joseph (Spouse 1) Joseph Hubbard (b.1751) appeared in an ...

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Ka-ti (Catherine) . Kingfisher MP (c.1752 - 1828)

Kati was born about 1752 and died sometime after 1793. She was married three times. Her first marriage was to Samuel Candy. They had one son, naming him Samuel Candy, Jr who was born about 1768. Her ...

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NN, of the Doochee MP (deceased)

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Phoebe Crews MP (1730 - 1801)

Phoebe Dooche (Goochee) was reported to be full-blooded Cherokee family from Descendants of Hardeman "Hardy" Crews Generation No. 1 1. HARDEMAN "HARDY"3 CREWS (EDWARD2, ARTHUR1 CREWS/CRUES) was...

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Unknown Springston (c.1740 - d.)

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Tame Doe, of the Wolf Clan MP (c.1716 - c.1760)

Tame Doe was born about 1700. Tame Doe's father was Chief Amahetai MoyToy MA'TAYI' Pigeon of Tellico "Trader Tom" Carpenter (Ani'-Wa'ya = Wolf Clan (Quatsy)) II and her mother was Nancy Aganunitsi Shaw...

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Skayagustuegwo Fivekiller, the Raven of Chota MP (1712 - 1755)

Per Spartanburg Co Court deed 150 acres on the North Tyger River from Patrick Marsh to Francis Ward Anakwanki Skayagustuegwo Fivekiller / Francis Ward, who was the Raven of Chota ------------------...

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Savannah Tom "Moytoy III" Carpenter (c.1680 - 1711)

Savannah Tom Moytoy III Carpenter Click to view Savannah Tom Moytoy III Carpenter in the family tree View timeline for this person's branch of the family tree Savannah Tom was born in 1680 in Chota, ...

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Oshaqua Moytoy (1686 - 1754)

His parents were killed in 1698 by Creek Indians. He was adopted by "Trader" Tom Carpenter, the 2nd Moytoy, & his wife Nancy. He was taught to read, speak and cipher English by his stepfather. He mar...

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Nancy, of the Shawnee MP (1664 - c.1732)

Nancy Blood: Chalakatha Member of the Wolf Clan Born 1664 in Running Water (Tennesseee) Married 1678 to Moytoy ll (Trader Tom Carpenter ll) Mother of: White Owl Carpenter-Raven (Moyto...

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Ounaconoa Muskrat MP (1716 - 1757)

(2) Ounaconoa Muskrat AKA Moytoy (1716 aft 1757). She was 1/2 Shawnee-Cherokee, the daughter of Swan-Wahehti Hop (Shawnee) & Oshaqua MUSKRAT (Cherokee). They had both been adopted by "Trader" Tom Car...

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Zachariah Downs (c.1795 - d.)

According to an "affidavit" signed by "Chief John Ross" he was well acquainted with Zach Down - or Zach Downing and was acquainted with his father who was a Cherokee Indian by Blood. Zack Downing was a...

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Ollie Nionee Oconostota, Ani'-Wa'Ya (Wolf) Clan MP (1720 - 1800)

Nionee Ollie "Ani" wa 'ya" Paint Clan Oconostota was a Natchez living in a town of refugees from that tribe who had settled among the Overhill Towns on the Little Tennessee River. She appears only rare...

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Ni-ki-tie "Hannah Rebecca" Arthur (c.1731 - c.1834)

Full blooded Cherokee. Rumored to be a scout for General George Washington. Carolinas Cherokee Nation? GABRIEL ARTHUR WAS A SURVEYOR IN WV MOUNTAIN AREA. HE MARRIED NIKITIE A CHEROKEE WOMEN AND S...

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Dr. Emmet Starr MP (1870 - 1930)

Death of Dr. Emmet Starr From the Claremore Progress, of February 6, 1930: A man familiar with the early days in Claremore, a student, is dead. Reference is made to Dr. Emmet Starr who was found de...

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Isaac Bushyhead (c.1808 - 1843)

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Capt. Richard Fields (c.1744 - 1849)

Richard Fields : adventurer in the Indian trade Who is Richard Fields? He was born c.1744 and came to South Carolina (from England or Virginia) with his father Richard Fields by 1754. Richard F...

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Ruth West MP (1815 - 1869)

Ruth was the daughter of Captain George Fields and Sarah (Coody) Fields. She was born in Cherokee Nation East. She married John W. West and they had eight children: William Mosley, George Rider, Mart...

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Susanah Downing MP (c.1720 - 1752)

(Ben M. Angel notes: The first permanent photographic print was developed in 1826, about three quarters a century after this person died. The photograph is not associated with this profile.) Full Blo...

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Nancy Crittenden MP (1744 - 1815)

Per Emmet Starr's History of the Cherokee Indians, 1921, Nannie was the fourth child of Major Downing but the order is unconfirmed. In findagrave.com, memorial #26803328 (Maj John B Downing), Darlene J...

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Bluford West (1808 - 1845)

Nationality: Clan: Ani'-Wa'ya= Wolf Clan(Nanye'hi) --- Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Feb 9 2015, 20:13:10 UTC

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Elizabeth Kingfisher Hildebrand (1793 - 1826)

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Nellie Starr (c.1806 - 1847)

Nellie Starr is listed on the Trail of Tears List:

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Betty Kitegista (c.1738 - 1793)

i. BETTY4 KITEGISTA, b. Abt. 1738; d. June 12, 1793. Notes for BETTY KITEGISTA: (Source: John P Brown, Old Frontiers, (Reprint edition, 1971, by Arno Press, Inc), 386.), b. c 1738; d. June 12, 1793...

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James Starr, Sr. (1796 - 1845)

Biographical Sketch of the Family of Thomas Starr (1813-1890) By Phil Norfleet A white man named Caleb Starr (1758-1843) was the patriarch of the Starr family. He was of Quaker parentage and had ...

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Sarah "Sallie" West MP (c.1788 - 1837)

From Find A Grave Memorial# 40408275 Sarah (sic: Sallie) was the daughter of Ellis Harlan & Kati Kingfisher, and the granddaughter of Nancy Ward, Nanyehi, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee. She married...

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John William West MP (1811 - 1867)

From Find A Grave Memorial# 5638285 : John W. West was the son of Jacob and Sarah (Harlan) West. John and his wife, Ruth (Fields) West traveled from Tellico Plains, TN to Indian Territory in the ea...

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Narcises/ Rebecca BREWER, Cherokee (1740 - 1834)

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Raven of Hiwassee (c.1712 - c.1761)

RAVEN OF HIWASSEE Child of Moytoy. Born: probably about 1710. He was also called King of the Valley and Raven of the Valley. He was the principal leader of the Valley Towns, and was one of the most inf...

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Cabin Smith (1747 - 1836)

Cabin Smith was a full-blood Cherokee, of the Paint clan.   Under the treaty of 27 February 1819, he was granted a reservation (other than where he lived) of 640 acres, to be laid off...

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Bud Adams (1923 - 2013)

Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, Jr. (January 3, 1923 – October 21, 2013) was the owner of the Tennessee Titans, a National Football League franchise. He was instrumental in the founding and estab...

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Mary Emory of Ani'Gilâ'h Long Hair Clan MP (c.1728 - c.1765)

For more information be sure to read the "The Abraham Hembree Data Project" by Larry Petrisky. You can find it online at the link below. -------------------- Mary was a tribal member and aristocr...

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Susannah Catherine, of the Deer Clan (c.1742 - d.)

Name: Susannah Catherine - of the Deer Clan Sex: F Event: Misc 6 JUN 2006 Change Date: 25 JUN 2006 Marriage 1 Dutsi Tachee -Paint Clan Children 1. Has Children "Scar The Law -Sky Buck" RI...

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Da-Tsi (Tah Chee) "Dutch" Carpenter MP (c.1738 - c.1787)

More About DA-TSI: Blood: 3/4 Cherokee Clan: Ani'-Wa'ya = Wolf Clan (Peggy Scott?) Emigration: 1828, to Texas from Arkansas ttp://www.genealogy.com/users/h/i/c/James-R-Hicks-VA/BOOK-0001/0021-0005.html...

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E-li-si (1740 - d.)

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Jesse (Rev.) Bushyhead MP (1804 - 1844)

: Perhaps no character in all Cherokee history was more revered and respected by his people than was Jesse Bushyhead , who was born in southeastern Tennessee in September 1804. The family home was si...

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Ostenaco Outacite "Mankiller" of Settico, Cherokee Emissary to England MP (c.1703 - 1780)

Ostenaco Born c. 1703, Died c. 1780 Nationality: Cherokee Ostenaco (Ustanakwa, or "Big Head") , who preferred to go by the warrior's title he earned at any early age, "Mankiller" (Utsidihi), al...

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Meli Ward, (Full Blood Cherokee) Adopted (1774 - 1825)

Meli Ward (Full Blood Cherokee) was the 3rd great grandmother of Charles Hardin Holley, known in the entertainment world as Buddy Holly . ------------------ Nancy Ward took Meli (a full blood Chero...

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Col. Pathkiller, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation (from 1811–1827) MP (1742 - 1827)

Pathkiller From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pathkiller, (c 1749 to 8 January 1827), was a Cherokee warrior, town chief, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He also served as a colonel ...

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Ludovic Grant MP (1696 - c.1758)

Ludovic Grant is listed by some sources as a clan chief of the Grant clan in Scotland in 1710. He joined the Jacobite rebellion in 1715, which sought to restore James II as King of England. He was capt...

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Standing Deer Bailey MP (c.1755 - 1775)

died in childbirth Links to James Red Wolf, she was Cherokee and died giving birth to her 4th child, leaving him to raise them. Married Ellinipsico Cornstalk, b. 1748, Shawnee Nation, OH ...

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1st Lt. Redbird Sixkiller (USA), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation (c.1823 - 1898)

Redbird Sixkiller was born in the Cherokee Nation East in Georgia. In 1837, he and his wife, Pamelia Whaley, were informed that they were to be forcibly removed from Georgia and relocated to the Indi...

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Wah-Li (Polly) Otterlifter Vann MP (1746 - c.1835)

Birth: 1746 in Cherokee Nation East, Death: UNKNOWN in Oklahoma. Fullblood Cherokee from the Paint Clan of Cherokees. # 1443, Refn 443. Cherokees were a Matriarchal society. Other names for Wah Li we...

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John "Cherokee" Vann III MP (1746 - 1806)

Notes for JOHN CHEROKEE VANN III: Moravian Journals, 12/20/1806; refers to Polly Terrapin's husband as having died of Small Pox at Hightower. Presumably, this was John "Cherokee" Vann. His father, Jo...

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Sister of Raven Wa-Wli Vann, Wild Potato Clan MP (c.1726 - 1819)

Go to for a succinct and incredible history of the Cherokee. Sister of Raven died just before the Cherokee language became written (The Cherokee syllabary is a syllabary invented by Sequoyah to write t...

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Chief Great Eagle Carpenter (1702 - 1741)

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Wurteh Tawsee Fox "She who Carries the Sun" (1705 - 1764)

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Senator Clement Vann Rogers, CSA MP (1839 - 1911)

Clement Vann Rogers (1839–1911) was a Cherokee senator and judge in Indian Territory. Rogers was a Confederate veteran and served as a delegate to the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Rogers ...

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Tsu-nu-lv-hv-s-gi (1779 - d.)

Tsu-nu-lv-hv-s-gi was an adopted child of Drowning Bear and Ni-gu-da-yi. Other than the year of his birth, no other information is known of his life before being adopted.

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Jennie (Che-gail-a-teh) Yo-nu-gv-ya-s-gi (1829 - c.1882)

1848 Mullay roll: #470 as Che-gail-a-teh 1851 Siler roll: Wolf Town, Haywood Co, NC, fam# 53, roll# 581 as Che-ul-lut-tuh 1852 Chapman roll: Wolf Town, Haywood Co, NC, fam# 53, roll# 581 as Che-ul-...

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Wilsoneh Oguma (Oocumma, Oo-kum-muh) (1825 - 1882)

1848 Mullay roll: # 469 as Wilsonih 1851 Siler roll: Wolf Town, Haywood Co, NC, fam# 53, roll# 580 1852 Chapman roll: Wolf Town, Haywood Co, NC, fam# 53, roll# 580 1869 Sweatland roll: fam# 56, r...

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John Welch O-gu-ma (Oocumma) (1782 - 1837)

From James Hicks: Miller application# 16252 for John's granddaughter, Maggie Reed nee Oo-kum-mah, gives the name of her grandfather as John Welch aka Oo-kum-mah. Was this a full blood namesake of the...

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Oocumma "The Badger" Attakullakulla (c.1739 - c.1792)

Hated the whites. More About THE BADGER: Attended 1: November 1788, Eustinali council Attended 2: June 1792, Estinawa council Blood: 3/4 Cherokee Clan: Ani'-Wa'ya = Wolf Clan (Peggy Scott?)...

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Sam (Sam-mih) Owl (c.1802 - d.)

Chapman Roll 1851 Birdtown, Haywood County, NC [another transcriber wrote Wolftown] 862. Sam-mih (or Sam Owl) 53 [6206? 15841] 863. Wo-te-yoh-ih 40 w [15841] 864. Ar-chih 16 s [15841] [another ...

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U-gu-ku (Oogookoo The Owl) (deceased)

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John (Tsi-na-qui) Owl (c.1796 - 1877)

Family went on Trail of Tears to Oklahoma but returned to NC 1851 Chapman Roll in River Valley, Cherokee County NC 1870 Census Cherokee Co, NC (Murphy) age 90 1848 (listing from papers Lloyd Owle...

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Caulunna, the Raven of Chota MP (1676 - 1741)

CAULUNNA Born: before 1676. The English word for Caulunna was Raven. He was the leader of the Seven Clans, and went to England in 1730. Ile was killed in battle in 1741. His sister, Quatsis or Quatie, ...

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Melba? MP (c.1730 - d.)

Said to be the daughter of Attakalluka and Nione, but her mother could have been a Choctaw woman. Links

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Black Fox (c.1720 - d.)

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Turtle at Home . MP (c.1758 - c.1814)

Turtle-at-Home, or Selukuki Wohelengh, was a Cherokee warrior and leader, brother of Dragging Canoe and one of his chief lieutenants during the Chickamauga wars. In the beginning and the later years, h...

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Kan-Ne-Qua-Tes-Ke Crittenden MP (1768 - 1850)

James "Kan-Ne-Qua-Tes-Ke" Crittenden (son of Charles Crittenden and Nancy Downing) was born 1770 in Georgia, and died 1850 in Ahmacolola River,Lumpkin,Georgia,USA. He married KO-TO-KA-YA. Children of...

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Mary Shine "Yun" (1772 - 1835)

Ani Yun Wiya = The people in Cherokee (NC) Anigatogewi or Wild Potato Clan

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Dr. James Robert Adair MP (c.1709 - c.1783)

James Adair was born ca 1709 in County Antrim, Ireland and died, probably in Cherokee Nation East, around 1783. Will 21 Oct. 1766, proved 4 Nov. 1782 Parents: said to have been a member of the Fitzge...

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PFC Charles George, Medal of Honor (1932 - 1952)

Charles George (August 23, 1932–November 30, 1952) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat on November 30, 1952, during the Korean War. He was fatally w...

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Ernest Edwin Evans, CMDR MP (1908 - 1944)

Ernest Edwin Evans (August 13, 1908 – October 25, 1944) was an officer of the United States Navy who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in W...

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Jack C Montgomery, 1lt MP (1917 - 2002)

Jack C. Montgomery (July 23, 1917 – June 11, 2002) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his ac...

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Alexander McGillivary, Principal Chief of the Upper Creek (Muscogee) MP (1750 - 1793)

Alexander McGillivray (December 15, 1750 – February 17, 1793) was a leader of the Creek (Muscogee) Indians during and after the American Revolution who worked to establish a Creek national ident...

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April "Tikami" Hop (1690 - 1744)

April "Tikami" Hop (meaning: April Water ) was born 1690 in Chota, Cherokee Territory (present day Tennessee) and died in 1744 in Upper Hiwassee, Cherokee Territory (present day Tennessee) Parents: M...

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Whiteman Killer Watts (deceased)

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Stillwell Sa-wa-nu-gi (deceased)

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Stand Watie, Brig. General, CSA, Principal Chief MP (c.1806 - 1871)

Stand Watie (1806-1871) Born at Oothcaloga in the Cherokee Nation, Georgia (near present day Rome, Georgia) on December 12, 1806, Stand Watie's Cherokee name was De-ga-ta-ga, or "he stands." He als...

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Joseph Vann, Principal Chief MP (1798 - 1844)

Joseph H. Vann, (11 February 1798 – 23 October 1844). He was a Cherokee leader who owned Diamond Hill (now known as the Chief Vann House), many slaves, taverns, and steamboats that he operated o...

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Richard Baxter Choate, Principal Chief for a day MP (1863 - 1937)

--- from A history of the state of Oklahoma Vol II by Luther B Hill A.B. 1910 Richard B. Choate. A native of the Cherokee nation and a resident of Bunch, Adair county, since his boyhood days, Richa...

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Edward M Fry, Chief for 1 day (deceased)

Chief for 1 day: June 23, 1923

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Andrew Bell Cunningham, Principal Chief (1869 - 1906)

Chief for 17 days. Listed on the 1880 CN Census: ;DE, 639; 1890 CN Census: Tahlequah, 1982; Dawes Roll: card# 5858, roll# 14029; Miller Roll: Tahlequah, OK, ap# 27674, roll# 9028; Blood: 1/8 Cherokee; ...

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Samuel McDaniel Fox Taylor, CSA, Principal Chief MP (1818 - 1883)

Confederate Chief -------------------- Judge Samuel McDaniel Fox TAYLOR b: 3 FEB 1818 in Cherokee Nation East Name: Samuel McDaniel Taylor Birth: 3 FEB 1818 in Cherokee Nation East, Tennessee...

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John Spears, Confederate Chief (deceased)

Confederate Chief

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Smith Wa-de Wa-ki-gu Christie, Union Chief MP (c.1812 - 1902)

About Christie, Smith Nickname Watt, b. 1817 Union Chief 1863 Cherokee Name: Wa-de Wa-ki-gu. Cherokee Evaluations of 1836 lists Watt Christie as 24 yrs. old and living on a farm at the mouth of the...

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Thomas Ah-yes-takie Peggs, Major, CSA, USA, Civil War Chief (1806 - 1866)

Pegg, Thomas (Ah-yes-takie) A Major of the 2nd Reg Cherokee Mounted Rifles, CSA (also known as Drew s Regiment & First Reg); after the Battle of Pea Ridge in AR, switched to the Union Side as Capt., ...

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Charles J Hunt, Principal chief for a day (1876 - d.)

Charles J Hunt Cherokee Chief for 1 day Charles John Hunt Birth: 1876 Parents: Joseph Henry Hunt, Ruth Jane Harlan Siblings: Frances Catherine Harnage (born Hunt), Jane Lulu Hunt, Natha...

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Oliver P Brewer, Jr., Principal Chief (1871 - d.)

Oliver Hazard Perry Brewer was known as Chute. He attended Cherokee Nation schools and the Cherokee Male Seminary. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1893. When his father died, he took ov...

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William W. Hastings, Principal Chief (1866 - 1938)

William Wirt Hastings (December 31, 1866 - April 8, 1938) was a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma. Born on a farm in Benton County, Arkansas, near the Indian Territory boundary, Hastings moved with h...

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Chief Black Fox MP (c.1745 - 1811)

Black Fox (Circa 1745-1811) was born about 1746 in the Cherokee village of Ustanali, in the Lower Towns area (found today in northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, and their adjoining areas of sou...

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Chief William Abraham Hicks MP (1769 - 1837)

William Abraham Hicks (1769 - 1837?, age 68) became Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation in 1827 after being elected to succeed his older brother, Charles R. Hicks, the longtime Second Principal Chie...

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Big Tiger, Principal Chief (c.1770 - d.)

Big Tiger (1824-1828); principal chief of the faction of those in the Nation following Whitepath's teachings inspired by the Seneca prophet Handsome Lake.--------------------Big Tiger (1824-1828); prin...

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Chief Charles Renatus Hicks MP (1767 - 1827)

Charles Renatus Hicks (23 December 1767 - 20 January 1827, age 59) was one of the most important Cherokee leaders in the early 19th century and the first non fullblood to be chosen as Principal Chief o...

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William Holland Thomas, Principal Chief MP (1805 - 1893)

Adopted by Chief Yonaguska Drowning Bear. Drowning Bear called him Wil-Usdi or "Little Will." -------------------- Birth parents of William Holland Thomas were Richard Thomas and Temperance Calvert...

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Nimrod Tsaladihi Jarrett Smith, CSA, Principal Chief MP (1837 - 1893)

Nimrod Jarrett Smith (1837–1893), or Tsaladihi, was the fourth Principal Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. His father was the Valley River landowner Henry Smith, one of the wealthie...

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Stillwell Saunooke, Principal Chief (deceased)

Stillwell Saunooke Principal Chief (1891-1895)

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Salonitah, Flying Squirrel Oo-co-la-hoh (1796 - 1884)

Flying Squirrel, Chief Chief Bet. 1870-75: Principal Chief of CN East. Listed on the 1848 Mullay Roll: # 173 as Flying Squirrel (Cheif of Paint Town); 1851 Siler Roll: Paint Town, Haywood Co., NC, fa...

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Lloyd Dah-si-ki-yah-gih Romulus Welch, I, Principal Chief MP (c.1840 - c.1880)

Principal Chief of NC: 1875-1880. Cherokee Name: Dah-si-ki-yah-gih. Nickname: Shoeboot Find A Grave Memorial# 14012015

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Jesse Tse`si-ska`tsi Reed (Reid), Principal Chief MP (deceased)

Jesse Reed ( Reid) (1899-1903) Aka: Scotch Jesse , Chief of Eastern Bank of Cherokees. Cherokee Name: Tse si-ska tsi .

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John Goins Welch, Principal Chief (deceased)

John Goins Welch Principal Chief (1907-1911)

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Andy Standing Deer, Principal Chief (deceased)

Andy Standing Deer Principal Chief (1895-1899)

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Joseph A Saunooke, Principal Chief (deceased)

Joseph A. Saunooke Principal Chief (1911-1915)

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Bird Saloloneeta, or Young Squirrel, Principal Chief (deceased)

Bird Saloloneeta, or Young Squirrel, Principal Chief (1903-1907)

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John A Tahquette, Principal Chief (deceased)

John A. Tahquette Principal Chief (1927-1931)

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Jarret Blythe, Principal Chief (1886 - 1977)

JARRETT BLYTHE Chief of the Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee. 1931-1937 Promoted route through the Qualla Boundary Chief Blythe descended from a line of Cherokee leaders, most promi...

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