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About Oo-na-du-to Bushyhead Stuart

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Story of John Bushyhead Posted 01 Mar 2011 by mayco82 ID: I15646 Name: John Oo-Notota Bushyhead 1 Sex: M Birth: 1763 in Reser, Tennessee Death: DEC 1838 in Fort Wayne, Arkansas-Oklahoma state line _ELEC: 1809 Cherokee Tribal Council Event: Comment 1 Superintendent of Indian Affairs Note: All Bushyhead's originated with John Stuart when the Cherokee gave him that name. Stuart was called "Bushyhead" because of his bushy head of blonde curly hair.

Source from the Family sheet from Mildred Tuley, Old Cherokee Families, Notes of Dr. Emmet Starr, Vol. 3, Grant, by Hampton and Baker page 1, Cherokee Emigration Rolls 1817-1835 page 14, and Cherokee Notes by James M. Carselowey:

Bushyhead signed the Rolls from Mouse Creek with a family of 8 persons as # 627 on 17 December 1818 and took payment for commutation but is not shown as having actually gone to OKlahoma however Carselowey says he did. Mildred said that John (Oonodutu) was the only child of John Bushyhead Stuart and Susannah Emory. Name has also been shown as Oonodertu and Oonoditu. 1835 Cherokee census shows him at Mouse Creek, Tennessee. In the household are one fullblood & five halfbloods. A farm and two farmers, one mechanic, two weavers, three spinners. Three read English and five read Cherokee. Bushyhead was 1/8 Cherokee. Bell shows his birth date as ca. 1777. Unnumbered page in back of Starr's book gives indian name as Oo-notota, says Capt. Stuart was Oo-no-du-tu and John Stuart was Oo-no-dut. A letter from William Holland to ABCFM on 15 Apr 1828 describing new members of the United Brethern (Moravian) Church in Tn shows Bushyhead as 45 to 50 yearsold, a full blood, speaks little English. Was once very sinfull and full of vice. This puts his date of birth between 1783 and 1785. This letter is in issue # 8 & 9, Fall 1992 & Spring 1993 of Cherokee Family Researcher. Page 30. Nancy Foreman Bushyhead shown on Drennen Tahlequah 132.

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Oo-na-du-to Bushyhead Stuart's Timeline

1767
1767
Old Cherokee Nation, Georgia, United States
1804
September 1804
Age 37
Old Cherokee Nation, Tennessee, United States
1808
1808
Age 41
1810
1810
Age 43
1812
1812
Age 45
Tennessee, United States
1814
1814
Age 47
1819
May 1819
Age 52
Old Cherokee Nation
1819
Age 52
1835
1835
Age 68
Arkansas, United States