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    1  Casear Bruner, Seminole Band Leader  - Angela Walton-Raji
    Caesar Bruner has a fascinating history that goes back to the years before removal. His family was both Creek and Seminole, and he became leader of a band from Seminole Freedmen that still bears his n..

    2  Re: Minnie Allen - Creek Freedman - Norma
    I believe in this case, the mother of Minnie died so no choice but the Creek nation for the family. Rachael Grayson was the mother of Daniel Grayson, Creek freedmen, cc#873 and Rachael is also, cc#831..

    3  Re: Native American Roots - andrea green
    Thank you...

    4  Minnie Allen - Creek Freedman  - Angela Walton-Raji
    An interesting case comes from the Creek Nation where Minnie Grayson Allen applied in front of the Dawes Commission for enrollment. She lived in the Chickasaw Nation in the town of Stonewall, I. T. He..

    5  Re: Native American Roots - Angela Walton-Raji
    Hello Andrea, Not sure what you mean exactly--but in general, standard genealogy methodology is what you need to practice. Document your line from the present, through your parents, grandparents, grea..

    6  Native American Roots - andrea
    How can one authenticate their Native American roots?..

    7  The Stevenson Families of the Chickasaw Nation  - Angela Walton-Raji
    One of the more complex and fascinating sets of family lines comes from the Stevensons who were Freedmen of the Chickasaw Nation. The challenge in researching these families stems from the fact that s..

    8  Re: N M HOWARD, slave, Autauga Co, AL, 10 Oct 1864 - jochisa
    Also, for the record "Secers?" in the transcription of this document is "Lewis," hence, "Lewis Tyus."..

    9  Re: Manuel Jefferson - Bev
    Hi, Can you provide me some info regarding Manuel, Silas, and John's children? Do you know their names?..

    10  Re: N M HOWARD, slave, Autauga Co, AL, 10 Oct 1864 - jochisa
    For the record, there is a 16 year old named Buck HOWARD in the 1870 US Federal Census for Autauga Co, AL. So, it appears that this slave's name was Buck Howard and NOT Buck Mason. "Mason" a..

    11  Update - birth father found also.  - Regina
    She has also found her birth father simply amazing. Check out the story...

    12  Re: Robertson & Baxter Families of MD - Daniel Pianto
    New email address is robertsondfp74@gmail.com I feel my ancestors were Ervin Robinson and his wife Eleanor Young. From Falmouth, Barnstable Massachusetts. USA. Frank Robinson their son obviously was n..

    13  Re: N M HOWARD, slave, Autauga Co, AL, 10 Oct 1864 - jochisa
    There was a 6 year old slave named "Buck" who first belonged to Mark Howard, Autauga Co, AL and father of Nehemiah Milton (N M) Howard. Some time after Mark Howard died in 1852, "the Ne..

    14  N M HOWARD, slave, Autauga Co, AL, 10 Oct 1864  - jochisa
    My note: It is unclear if the slave's name is "Buck Mason". or if the slave's name is "Buck" and "Mason" is what he was being hired for or his occupation. The "M&quo..

    15  The Cutchlow Family of the Choctaw Nation  - Angela Walton-Raji
    From the community of Brazil in the Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, we find the family of Matilda Cutchlow, an elderly woman in the Choctaw Nation. Decades earlier, she was once enslaved by Choctaw ..



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