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MILLER APPLICATION # 8325

Price Catcher and 5 children. 
Residence: Eucha, Okla. 

Admitted.
Applicants father ws enrolled by Drennen in Del. Dist. #782
May be entitled thro De-gah-ne-ye-ske Del. 782

Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Washington, D. C.

Sir:
I hereby make application for such share as me be due me of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decrees of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees. The evidence of identity is herewith subjoined.

1. State Full Name:
English Name-Price Catcher
Indian Name- De-ger-war-lo-de-s-ske
2. Residence-Delaware Dist.
3. Town and Post Office-Eucha
4. County- Dist. 5
5. State-Indian Ty.
6. Date and Place of Birth-- Delaware Dist. 1856
7. By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately:
(1) Father 2. Mother 3. G. M. Lu-sik G. F( De-ser-ni-he 5. Great G. F.) Ju-le-s-de-ly 6. Great G. F. ) Ser-dah-ler-gar 7. Aunt Ole-jeh-kee 8. Aunt Su-kee 9. Uncle Ger-leh-wi-s-kee 10. Uncle War-leh-s-kee

8. Are you married?Yes
9. Name and age of wife or husband-Nancy
10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother’s name before marriage-

Father- English name-Unknown
Indian name- De-gar-ni-yeh-ske
Mother- English name-
Indian name-Dah-ni-si
Maiden name- De-ser-ni-he

11. Where were they born?
Father- Old Nation East 
Mother-Old Nation East 

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time
Father- Deleware Dist. 
Mother- Deleware Dist

13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father- 1863 
Mother-1902

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
They were enrolled on 1851 Roll Deleware Dist. Mother all payments since 1851 encluding strip payment 1894 Deleware Dist.

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, give date of death-
Half Brother John Parchmeal born unknown and living.
All died when brothers and sisters small. (Whole)

16. State English and Indian name of your grandparents on both father’s and mother’s side, if possible-
Father’s Side 
Unknown 

Mother’s Side
De-ser-ni-ke
Incy
In-si

17. Where were they born? Old Nation East

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Deleware Dist. West.

19. Give names of all their children, and residence, if living; if not living, give dates of deaths

(1) English name-
Indian name-Oli-jeh-kee Died 1860
Residence-
(2) English name-
Indian name-Su-kee Died 1859
Residence-
(3) English name-
Indian name-Ger-leh-ni-s-skee Died 1858
Residence-
(4) English name-
Indian name-War-leh-s-kee Died 1869
Residence-


20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
I have been enrolled for bread money Deleware Dist. Strip payment 1894 Deleware Dist.

21. To expedite identification, claimant should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their
paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835.

REMARKS
(Under this head the applicant may give additional information that he believes will assist in proving his claim).




Note: Answers should be brief but explicit: the words ‘yes’ , ‘no’, and ‘unknown’ may be used in cases where applicable. Read the questions carefully.

I solemnly swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Signed:Price (his mark) Catcher
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27 day of Dec. , 1906
Signed: J. T. Carroll
Notary Public

AFFIDAVIT
(The following affidavit must be sworn to by two or more witnesses who are well acquainted with the applicant.)

Personally appeared before me Osie Hogshooter and Peter James , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Price Catcher , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 25 years and 30 years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that the statements made by him are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in his claim.
Witnesses Signatures:
Osie Hogshooter
Peter James


Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 27 day of Dec., 1906
J. T. Carroll
Notary public




Supplemental Application for Minor Children

Special Commissioner of the Court of Claims,
601 Ouray Building, Washington, D. C.

Sirs,
I hereby make application for such share as may be due my minor children of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, if favor of the Eastern Cherokee, and I ask that this be made part of my original application 
No. 8325

1. State you full name: Price Catcher
2. Residence and post office: Eucha
3. County: Dist. 5
4. State: Indian Ty.
5. Date and place of birth: Deleware Dist. ind. Ty. 1857
6. Are you married? Yes
7. Name and age of wife or husband: Nancy Price age about 32
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. Jer-s-gar-yo-hih Catcher age 17 born 1890
2. Si-nar-s-der Catcher age 15 born 1892
3. Gar-do-yo-eh Catcher age 13 born 1894
4. Yo-neh-qua Catcher age 10 born 1897
5. Jih-nar-sar Catcher age 7 born 1900

10. Where they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so state when and were and with what tribe of Indians.
3 of them are on the roll of 1894 strip payment in Deleware Dist with Cherokee Tribe.

REMARKS
(Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in proving his claim.)


I solemnly swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Signed:
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 


AFFIDAVIT

(The following affidavit must be sworn to by two or more witnesses who are well acquainted with the applicant)

Personally appeared before me Osie Hogshooter and Joe James who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Price Catcher , who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 30 years and 25 years, respectively, and know to be the identical person represents to be and that on May 28, 1906, had the children living as above set forth, and that the statements made by him are true, and they have no interest whatever in his claim.
Witness to Mark: 
OSIE HOGSHOOTER
GEORGE (his mark) MILLER 
Signatures of Witnesses
OSIE HOGSHOOTER
JOE (his mark) JAMES
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 26 day of Aug, 1907
J. T. Carroll
Notary Public



March 2, 1909

Price Ketcher
Eucha, Okla.

Sir:

With further reference to your application for participation in the Eastern Cherokee Fund, kindly advise this office if you and your five children were enrolled by the Dawes Commission. If so, inform us under what name you were enrolled adn the numbers of your enrollment.

It is important that you answer this letter at once. In your reply refer to SAF, #8325
Very respectfully,

Special Commissioner.


In re #8325 and #8326-653

Honorable Guion Miller,

Special Commissioner,

Washington, D. C.

My dear Mr. Miller:

Price Catcher is present and states, "Nancy Catcher is my wife. I have five children. Their names are, Chuh-skah-yo-ih or Josiah, or Proctor Catcher, 19 years old, See-nah-stah, a girl, 15 years old, Gah-daw-yo-eh, 13 years old, Yah-na-quah or Big Bear, 10 years old, Che-nah-sah, 7 years old." I am sometimes known as Guh-wee-see-duh or Parch Corn."
(See Daws Commission #20690-20694 and also #32328-9)

Very respectfully,
Frank D. Ryan
Assistant to the Special Commissioner of the U. S. Court of Claims.


[Transcribed by Katy Pitts, July 2003]
 

 


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