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Eliza J. Coney nee Seabolt

Craig Co., Vinita, Oklahoma

Admitted: Applicant claims through her father, who was enrolled by Drennen in Flint District, 526, under the name of William Seabolt. See Misc. Test. P. 2881

Commissioner of Indian Affairs

Washington, D. C.


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- Eliza Jane Coney

Indian Name- Unknown

2. Residence- Vinita

3.. Town and Post Office- Vinita

4.. County- Cherokee Nation

5.. State- Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth- December 21, 1851, Flint District

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:


My father- William Holly Seabolt

My grandmother- Eliza Seabolt

My Uncles and aunts- Juliette Taylor, Elizabeth and Lucinda Campbell, Joseph Rogers, John Loony, Francis Marion, Emoline and David Riley Seabolt, and Sallie Pigeon, nee Seabolt.

My great uncles and aunts- Pleasant, Richard, Joseph and John Rogers and Catherine Elders nee Rogers

8.. Are you married? Have been

9.. Name and age of wife or husband- George Coney, deceased

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

Father- English name- William Hully Seabolt

Indian name- Not known

Mother- English name- Sallie Seabolt

Indian name- Not known

Maiden name- Sallie Campbell

11.. Where were they born? Both parents born Cherokee Nation East

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

Both parents residing in Flint District

13.. Date of death of your father and mother?

Father died 1851 Mother died March 4, 1870

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

On emigrant Cherokee payroll of 1851.

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

William Trott dead

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

FATHER'S SIDE- John and Eliza Seabolt nee Rogers

MOTHER'S SIDE- William and Jennie Campbell

17.. Where were they born? CHEROKEE NATION EAST

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

19.. Give names of all their children, and residence, if living; if ot living, give dates of deaths

1.. English name- Juliette L. Taylor, nee Vann b. May 18, 1826

Indian name- died without descent

2.. English name- Susan Ross, nee Vann b. July 21, 1821, Indian name- dead

3.. English name-Elizabeth Campbell, died without descent

4.. English name-Lucinda Campbell, died without descent

5.. English name-Joseph Rogers Seabolt, died without descent

6.. English name- William Holly Seabolt, my father, dead

7.. English name-John Loony Seabolt, died without descent

8.. English name-Francis Marion Seabolt, died without descent

9.. English name-Sallie Pigeon, nee Seabolt, died without descent

10.. English name-Emeline Seabolt, died without descent

11.. English name- David Riley Seabolt, died without descent

12.. English name- Nannie Catherine Starr, nee Seabolt, Salisaw, Indian Territory *(MA # 13697)

13.. English name- Martha Bark, nee Seabolt, Salisaw, Indian Territory *(MA # 13693)

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

On Cherokee authenticated pay roll of 1880 and am a Cherokee Allottee.

21. To expedite identification, claimant should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their

paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835.

My grandfather, John Seabolt and William Campbell, lived in the Cherokee Nation, East, in 1835.


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

My grandmother, Eliza Seabolt, had the following brothers and sisters who died without descent, Pleasant, Richard, Joseph and John Rogers. Catherine Elders, nee Rogers. Aunt Juliette Taylor's first husband was Jarrette Bell.

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: Eliza Jane Coney

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29th day of October 1906.

Signed: John H. Crutchfield,Notary Public


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

Personally appeared before me W. C. Chamberlain and Oliver Bigby, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Eliza Jane Coney , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 30 years and 24 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.

Witnesses Signatures: W. C. Chamberlain and Oliver Bigby

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 29th day of October 1906.

John H. Crutchfield, Notary Public

Misc. Test. P. 2881 30176-Eliza Blair: (Nee Harkins, b. 1865)*

"I am 42 years of age; was born in the Indian Territory; I claim Cherokee blood through my mother. I have some Chickasaw blood. I have always lived in the Cherokee Nation and have drawn Cherokee money. I have never gotten any Chickasaw money. I am a Cherokee Allottee. I have always affiliated with the Cherokees. My mother drew some Indian money. My mother is 65 years old now and lives about four miles from here. My mother filed an application as a Starr. She was living in 1852 and drew some money then. She is an immigrant."

Signed: Eliza Blair, Salisaw, Oklahoma

September 17, 1908.

Drennen Roll Group # 526-Flint District

Liza Seabolt *(Eliza Seabolt nee Rogers, grandmother of applicant)


William *(Father of applicant)









Eliza Jane Coney nee Seabolt- listed as Cherokee

Dawes Roll # 8682, Census Card # 3572

13442-David Barke

13693-Martha A. Barke nee Seabolt

13697- Katie Starr nee Seabolt

13996-Louella Barke

15011-Martha A. Barke nee Seabolt (duplicate)

15012-Louella Barke (duplicate)

29952-Florence Elizabeth Starr nee Lawrence

28077-George Coney

30176-Eliza Blair nee Harkins


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