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Miller Application # 1723

Fanny E. Chandler nee Sharp

Ogeechee, Oklahoma

Admitted

Claims through mother, Eliza B. McKee, 1188 Chapman,

Grandmother - Rebecca Morris, 1180 Chapman

Grandfather - Gideon Morris, 1184-Chapman

Grandfather - Gideon Morris also in 1835

Great-grandmother - Nancy Ka-ta-te-hee

Commissioner of Indian Affairs

Washington, D. C.

Sir: I hereby make application for such share as may 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- Fanny E. Chandler

Indian name-

2. Residence-

3. Town and post office- Ogeechee

4. County- Cherokee Nation

5. State- Indian Territory

6. Date and place of birth- July 28, 1855 Cherokee County, North Carolina

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.

I claim through Nancy Ka-te-he, her children and Grandchildren and relations said Nancy Ka-te-he being the mother of my grandmother, Rebecca Morris nee Ka-ta-he.

8. Are you married? yes

9. Name and age of wife or husband: Benjamin T. Chandler age 60

(researcher note- married Benjamin T. Chandler. He died February 27, 1904-?)

10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother’s name before marriage-

Father

English name - Edward P. Sharp

Indian name - Cos-ti-yuh

Mother

English name - Eliza B. Sharp nee McKee nee Morris

(transcriber note: Eliza B. Morris was also married to John A. McKee before 1842)

11. Where were they born?

Father- North Carolina- county unknown

Mother- Macon County, North Carolina

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?

Both Cherokee County, North Carolina

13. Date of death of your father and mother-

Father- September 24, 1876; Mother- February 3, 1871

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land or other benefits? If so, state when and where:

Mother enrolled for payment of 1852 in North Carolina also in Cherokee Nation in 1870. Father

Enrolled in 1870 also for payment of 1874 in Cherokee Nation West.

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, the date of death-

1. William J. McKee October 26, 1841 Living

2. Mary A. McKee January 6, 1844 April 1867

3. John W. Sharp July 16, 1853 Living

4. Fanny E. Sharp (self) July 28, 1855 Living

5. Rebecca T. Sharp November 4, 1857 Living

6. Cornelia C. Sharp April 9, 1861 Living

16. State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father’s side and mother’s side, if possible.

Father’s side Mother’s side

White adopted Gideon Morris Sr.-adopted

Parents unknown Rebecca Morris nee Ka-te-he

17. Where were they born? In Cherokee Nation, North Carolina

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

In Old Nation, in Cherokee County, North Carolina

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

1. English name - Eliza B. Morris (mother) d. February 1871

Indian name - Li-zeh

Residence - died in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

2. English name - John Calhoun Morris d. about 1865

Indian name -

Residence - died in North Carolina

3. English name - Harry R. Morris d. about 1866

Indian name-

Residence - died in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

4. English name - Drew Maxwell Morris d., 1877

Indian name -

Residence - died in Cherokee Nation

5. English name - Evalina or Avaline Brady nee Morris d. 1859

Indian name -

Residence - died in North Carolina d. 1858

6. English name - Gideon Morris

Indian name - Not known

Residence - Died in North Carolina

7. English name - Caroline Morris d. 1861

Indian name - Not known

Residence - Died in North Carolina

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where.

On all rolls made since 1870-Am enrolled on rolls made by Dawes Commission and for allotment of land.

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

The names of my paternal or maternal ancestors prior to my grandfather and grandmother is Unknown to me.

Remarks

I also claim as next of kin to Kah-naw-ski-ske or Stealer. Also Robert Love, also James Root or Oo-naw-stah-te, also Thompson Kil-chu-li, also Wah-chu-che (‘Grasshopper), also Che-squah-uh. These are brothers and near relatives to my great-grandmother, Nancy Ka-te-he. Also Jin-ni Ka-te-he

Signed Fannie E.. Chandler

October 20, 1906

Sam F. Campbell (notary public)

________________________________________________________________

Affidavit

Personally appeared before me Martha Evans and Lena Goins, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Fannie E. Chandler, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 35 years and 10 years, respectively, and know her to be the identical person she represents herself to be, and that the statements made by her are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in her claim.

Witness Signature

J. W. Chandler

Martha (X) Evans

William J. McKee

Lena Goins

October 20, 1906

________________________________________________________________

Supplemental Application for Minor Children

Special Commissioner of the Court of Claims,

601 Ouray Building, Washington D. C.

Sir: I hereby make application for such share as may be due my minor children of the fund appropriated by the 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. 1723

1. State your full name - Fannie Eliza Chandler

2. Residence and post office - Ogee-chee Indian Territory

3. County - 2 District

4. State - Indian Territory

5. Date and place of birth - 1856 Cherokee County, North Carolina

6. Are you married? Yes

7. Name and age of wife or husband - Benjamin T. Chandler age 60

8. To what tribe if any does he or she belong? Cherokee

9. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906-

1. John William Chandler 17 1890

2. Benjamin Edward Chandler 14 1893

3. Ethal May Chandler 11 1895

4. James A. Chandler 25 1881

5. Rebecca C. Chandler 24 1883

6. Jeanette B. Chandler 20 1887

7. Oliver K. Chandler 22 1884

10. Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-

1893 Goingsnake District Cherokee Nation

REMARKS

My maiden name Sharp. Mother’s Eliza B. Sharp nee McKee nee Morris. Grandfather - Gideon Morris

Grandmother - Rebecca (Na-Keh) Morris nee Ka-te-he.

Signed Fannie Eliza Chandler

May 25, 1907

Second sheet of Miller application…….

No. 1723

Name- Fannie E. Chandler

With No. 24457 - Ida C. Flint (niece)

Remarks- Grouped herewith are no’s….

11194 - John W. Sharp (brother)

23040 - James A. Chandler (son)

24796 - Oliver K. Chandler (son)

26154 - Edward Sharp (nephew)

30621 -

26925 - Rebecca C. Walkingstick (daughter)

30621 -

33414 -

24797 - Jeannette C. Chandler (daughter)

1725 - Cornelia C. Chandler (sister)

1727 - Rebecca T. Angel (sister)

2038 - Charles Deal

2072 - William H. Russell

6243 - John H. Deal

6262 - Victoria E. Lemaster

8016 - Joseph Deal

8080 - Robert Lee Deal

2070 - Joseph H. Morris (cousin)

22205 - William W. Deal

2069 - Ellen Morris

2071 - Land Morris

3046 - Thaddeus M. Morris (cousin)

18527 - William G. Morris- res. California or Nevada

24424 - William I. Angel (nephew)

8088 - Thomas D. Moore

18887 - Sarah Deal

23038 - Claude A. Chandler (nephew)

2072 - Wilson E. Morris (cousin)

There are others but can’t read them

Submitted by Catherine Widener

 


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