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Anderson & Shepherd Cole Application

Here is a copy of a transcription for the Eastern Cherokee Application submitted by Anderson Cole:

" Recieved Aug, 1 1907

1. English Name: Anderson Cole

2. Town and post office: Ivyton

3. County: Magoffin

4. State: Kentucky

5. Date and place of Birth: Knox County, Ky Apr 25 1833

6. By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately? Through my Father Jack Cole and my myself .

7. Are you married? yes

8. Name and age of wife or husband: Elizabeth Antrobus born in 1848, years old 57 when she died.

9. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage.

Father
English name: Jack Cole
Indian name: Cherokee
Mother
English name: Peggy Higgins
Indian name: Cherokee
Maiden name: Peggy Higgins

10. Where were they born?
Father: Buncomb Co, North Carolina
Mother: Richmond Virginia

11. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
Father: Lee co Virginia
Mother: Richmond Virginia
12. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father: Mch 7th 1864
Mother: don't know
13. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? No

14. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living , the date of death:
i. Mary E. Cole
ii. Emanuel Cole
iii. Alvira Cole
iv. John Cole
v. Harrison Cole
vi. Elizabeth Cole Born Oct 1838
vii. Thomas J. Cole 1831

15. Sate English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible:
My grandfather was John C. Cole, my grandmother was Cuzzie Cole.

16. Where were they born? North Carolina

17. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at the time? Don't know.

18. Give names of all their children and residence, if living ; if not living, give dates of deaths:
Luana Cole, Ezekiel Cole, Jack Cole, Charles Cole, Wm Cole, Wils Cole date of Deaths all unknown to me Except Jack Cole died Mac 7th 1864
Sir:
I hereby make application for such share as may be due my minor children of the fund appropiated by Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees, and I ask that this be made part of my original application No. 31697
1. State your full name: Anderson Cole
2. Residence and post office: Ivyton
3. County: Magoffin
4. State: Kentucky
5. Date and place of birth: born April 25th 1833 Knox Co., Ky
6. Are you married: yes
7. Name and age of wife or husband: wife dead.
8. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong: Cherokee
9. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906:
1. W. J. Cole, age 18, 1889 May 30
10. Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where, and with what tribe of Indians: No
Remarks: signed Anderson Cole
16 Aug 1907
D B Galyer
My commission expires Mch 2, 1908
Affidavit

Personally appeard before me J. F. Atkeson and Augustus Arnett who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say they were well acquaninted with Anderson Cole who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for years and years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that the statements made by him are true, and they have no interest, whatever in this clain.
Signatures of Witnesses
J. F. Atkeson
Augustus Arnett
29th day of July 1907
Notary Public B W Higgins
Commision expires Mch 14th 1908
Affidavit:
Personally appeared before me J. W. Cole and Harrison Cole who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Anderson Cole who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 30 years and 35 years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that on May 28, 1906, he had the children living as above set forth, and that the statements made by him are true, and they have no interest whatever in this claim.
signatures of Witnesses,
J W Cole
Harrison Cole
16th Aug 1907

Anderson Cole, being duly sworn and examind, deposes says:
My name is Anderson Cole: I was born in Know Co., Ky in 1833: I claim my Indian blood thru my father. I make no claim thru my mother: she was of dutch and French Descent: my father was born in N.C. in 1827; my father died in 1862. I think it was in Buncombe C. in 1787: my father died in 1862. My father claimed his Cherokee Indian blood thru both his father and mother; I think my grandmother's maiden name was Cuzzie Anderson. I never saw the grandparents thru whom I claim: My grandmother thru whom I claim died before I was born so I have been told. I don't know when my grandfather died. He died in Lawrence Co. Ky,.
I am unable to trace my Cherokee ancestry back farther than my grandparents.
I have an older sister who if living at the present time would be over a hundred years old. She was born in Lee Co. Va.
In 1835 I think my grandfather lived in Lawrence Co. Ky. my grandfather came to Kentucky from Tenn before I was born.
In 1835 I think my father and I lived in Lee Co, Va. In 1851 I think my grandfather was dead. In 1851 my father and I lived in Lee Co. Va.
I heard that my father and I lived with the Cherokees as members of the tribe. At the time of my birth 1855 neither my father or grandfather lived with the Cherokees.
None of the Ancestors thru whom I claim were ever held in bondage. None of the ancestors thru whom I claim were ever enrolled. none ever received any money or land as an Indian. None of my relatives ever went to the Indian Territory and received land there as an Indian.
Each of the grandparents thru whom I claim were three quarter Cherokee. My father was always a voter. I have always been regarded in the community in which I lived as being of Cherokee and white parentage.
signed Anderson Cole

Shepherd Cole's ECA transcription
Here is a copy of my transcription of the Eastern Cherokee Application for Shepherd Cole. Take care~~~Laurie

" Recieved Feb. 1, 1907

1. English Name: Shepherd Cole

2. Indian Name: Cherokee

3. Residence: Gullett, Ky

4. Town and post office: Gullett

5. County: Magoffin

6. State: Kentucky

7. Date and place of Birth: Floyd County, Ky Feb. 24, 1849

8. By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately?
I claim through my Father Charles Cole and my Mother Charlotte Cole also myself Sheperd Cole

9. Are you married? yes, twice 1st wife Nancy J Cole born. Sept. 10, 1851 Sy and died Dec. 6, 1905

10. Name and age of wife or husband: Deemas Patrick born Jan. 6, 1870 last wife

11. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage.

Father
English name: Charles Cole died July 14, 1878
Indian name: Cherokee
Mother
English name: Charlotte Cole died Oct 23, 1898
Indian name: Cherokee
Maiden name: Charlotte Cole

12. Where were they born?
Father: Lee County, Va
Mother: Kentucky
Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
Father: On Licking River in Floyd, Co. Ky
Mother: On Licking River in Floyd, Co. Ky
13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father: July 14, 1878
Mother: Oct. 23, 1898

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? No

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living , the date of death:
i. Wallis Cole B. July 14, 1847
ii. Sheperd Cole b. Feb. 24, 1849
iii. Apperson Cole b. Mar. 10, 1851, d. July 1901
iv. Nancy Jane Cole b. Jan 13, 1853
v. Meredith Cole b. Apr. 25, 1855, d. Apr 24, 1881
vi. Page Cole b. Dec. 31, 1857
vii. Cam Cole b. July 22, 1862, d. unknown

16. Sate English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible:
Wm Campbel was my Father's Father Louana Cole was my Father's mother. William Cole was my mother's Father. Biddy Collins was my Mother's Mother.

17. Where were they born? unknown

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at the time? Louana Cole lived in Tenn. in 1851 and Wm Cole lived in Floyd Co., Ky in 1851.

19. Give names of all their children and residence, if living ; if not living, give dates of deaths:
Louana Coles brothers and sisters: English name: John Cole, Charles Cole, Nancy Cole, Margret Cole, Polly Cole. All dead date of death unknown except Nancy died Dec. 16, 1906.
Wm Cole borhter and sisters"
English name: Kizziah Cole, Tiney Cole, Oma Cole, Mima Cole, George Cole, Charlotte Cole, John Cole, Sookey Cole and Hiram Cole.

Sir:
I hereby make application for such share as may be due my minor children of the fund appropiated by Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees, and I ask that this be made part of my original application No. 31697
1. State your full name: Shepherd Cole
2. Residence and post office: Gullett, Magoffin Co., Ky
3. County: Magoffin
4. State: Kentucky
5. Date and place of birth: born Feb. 24, 1849 in Floyd Co., Ky
6. Are you married: yes, Twice
7. Name and age of wife or husband: 1st wife Nancy J. Cole b. Sept. 10, 1850
8. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong: Cherokee
9. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906:
i. Lois E. Cole, age 36, b. Sept 19, 1870 married G W Maddox 22 Dec 1887
ii. John Morgan Cole, age 25, b. Oct 23, 1881 marroed Emily Gullett 5 mar 1903
iii. Melsena(?) Cole, age 13, b. June 20, 1894
10. Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where, and with what tribe of Indians: No
Remarks:
I was married the 2nd time to Deemas Patrick Mch 1st. 1906. My Great Grand Father John Cole moved from North Carolina to Tennesse about 20 years ago or more. My grandfather William Cole came to Ky from Tenn about 100 years ago before 1830.
Affidavit

Personally appeard before me James M. Collins and Charles d Minix who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say they were well acquaninted with Shepard Cole who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 33 years and 16 years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that in May 28, 1906, he had the children living as the above set forth, and that the statements made by him are true, and they have no interest, whatever in this claim.
Signatures of Witnesses
James M. Collins
Charles Minix
15th day of July 1907
Notary Public E. M. Howard
Commision expires Jan 17th 1910

Affidavit:
Personally swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Shepherd Cole
29th Jan 1907
commision expires Mch 13th 1908 B. W. Higgins N.P. W.C
Witnesses: Nelson Salyer known 55 years and Whitaker known 25 years.

Shepherd Cole, being duly sworn and examind, deposes says:
My name is Shepherd Cole: I was born in Floyd Co., Ky in 1849: I claim my Cherokee Indian blood thru both my father and mother: my father was born in Lee Co., Va. in 1827; my mother was born in Kentucky, I don't know the county. in 1826: my father got his Cherokee blood thru his mother : my father's mothers maiden name was Luana Cole: my father was illegitimate child and took the name of his mother: I have been told by my grandmother that she was born in Tenn or N.C. I don't know county. I do not know the year in which she was born; Luana Cole got her Indian blood thru both her father and mother: Her fathers name was John Cole: I don't remember her mothers name. I've heard from my grandmother that my great grandparents as members of the Cherokee tribe in N. C. I do not know when they lived with them or in what County of N. C. I do not know when my great grandpartnets died.
My mother claimed her Indian blood thru her father who was a brother of Luana Cole, my grandmother.
In 1835 my father lived in Lee Co., Va and my mother lived Ky. In 1851 I and my parents lived in Floyd Co. Ky. None of my ancestors were ever enrolled that I know of: none ever recieved any Indian money or land as an Indian: none of the ancestors thru whom I claim were ever held in bondage.: none of the ancestors thru whom I claim ever had a Indian name that I know of:
My grandfather thru whom I claim was a three fourth Cherokee. My grandmother Luana Cole was also a 3-4 Cherokee. All my ancestors have always been regarded as Cherokee Indian and English descent.
My mothers father moved from Tenn. to Ky before 1835.
Signed Shepherd Cole
#42247 Easter Bailey is the great grand daughter of Luana Cole;
#41518 Fielden Collins is my second cousin. His grandfather Tiny Cole is the brother to my mother.
#39993 Dorcus Nickles gardndmother Sucky Nickles was my mothers sister
#34765 Newton Cole is my first cousin. His grandfather's name was William Cole. "

Valerie
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