African-Native American Genealogy Forum
Looking at the Case of Ike Rogers
Ike Rogers was a former Civil War soldier, US Deputy Marshal, and prominent Cherokee Freedman. Among many accomplishments, Rogers was involved in the capture of Cherokee Bill.
That action would eventually lead to the revenge killing of Rogers by Cheorkee Bill's brother, Clarence Goldsby. Genealogist Nicka Smith is a direct descendant of Ike Rogers and has been following some new leads into the story of her ancestor, and also the incidents pertaining to the subsequent murder by Clarence Goldsby. For more information, see link below.