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[LA] WRIGHT-DAVIS Creole

My grandparents Joseph Wright born June 1, 1878 St. John the Baptist
La. and grandmother Sarah Jane Davis Wright born July 10, 1878
Orleans La both are of( Mixed race) Joseph
French\Indian\Spanish\Afro however, they were Creoles. Sarah my
grandmother was Cherokee\Afro. they were married Sept. 17, 1900 by
A.B. Harris in Orleans New Orleans (have their marriage License.

With the help of Pamela Blankenship she traced my grandmother Indian
Cherokee ancestors surname (Davis)back (Trail of Tears)to the
beginning of the year 1745 east of the Mississippi in Lumpkin
Georgia.

However, Pamela Blankenship was only able to find my
grandfather's ancestor Joe Wright on the Drennen Rolls for 1851
Saline District Group #411 which list his name only, I checked the
National Archive here in Chicago, on the Tahlequah Special Report
Joe Wright is listed by name only under Saline District Group #411.

I AM RESEARCHING MY GRANDFATHERS INDIAN ANCESTORY:AND I found him
on the 1880 Census Census oof St. John the Baptist with his parents
as follow:

Jos Wright born 1832 age 48 Black husb La. and Cora Grant wife born
1836 age 30, La. Jane daug born 1868 N. C. Cornilia daug born 1872
age 8 La. and my grandfather Joseph born 1878 La.

GGREATGRANDPARENTS JOE\JOS WRIGHT BORN 1795 N.C. TO J Wright born
1804 N.C. THE 1850 cENSUS SHOW THE FOLLOWING 3RD dISTRICT 4TH DAY OF
Aug, Orleans La. Jos Wright born 1795 Head Merch N.C. Mrs J. Wright
B-1804 wife age 48 F. N.C. Jane Wright Daug. age 30 N.C.
also show A.J. Wright Head B 1812 age 38 Merch N.C. and Mrs A.J.
Wright wife b-1816 Fem Va. and Jos Wright 8/months-male son born La
(Greatgrandfather)

I was told maybe they were Conchaw Redbones? I
know my mother and grandparents are Creoles.and are of a mixed
race, Afro\Indian\French. I was told that the French Creole was
know and the indian side would be Choctaw and that there was also a
Spanish Mexican connection through Texas possible via the Sabine
strip .

Any help you can give will be greatly appreciatly I have
been researching this since 1987 and have hit a brick wall.

information on Redbones and Cof La? and ...

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[LA] WRIGHT-DAVIS Creole
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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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