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Washington Co., Evansville, Arkansas

Admitted. Sister of MA # 1689, Nellie Humanstriker nee Daniel.

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- Jennie Daniel; Indian Name- Jue-yah-sa-he Dah-ne-lee

2. Residence- Flint District, Cherokee Nation

3.. Town and Post Office- Evansville, Arkansas

4.. County- Washington

5.. State- Arkansas

6.. Date and Place of Birth- 1855, Flint District, Cherokee Nation

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:

Father- Daniel Arch

Uncle- Dave Cow-see-lou-wee

Grandfather- Arch Oo-see-nu-tah

First cousin- Dah-nah-e-sky, Ga-no-gah, Go-le-tse *(this looks like three different people)

Father's aunts child- Tsa-ni

Father's uncle- Tsu-qua-lo-ta

Aunt- Jennie or Tsi-ni

Father's uncle- Do-nah-wee

8.. Are you married? NO, SIR

9.. Name and age of wife or husband-

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

Father- English name- Daniel Arch

Indian name- Di-li-ni A-tse

Mother- English name- Sallie Arch

Indian name- Sa-li A-tse

Maiden name- Sallie Jack *(Her father is Jack Goback)

11.. Where were they born? Both parents born East of the Mississippi River in Old Nation

12.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Both parents residing in Flint District, Cherokee Nation

13.. Date of death of your father and mother? Father died the time of the war. Mother is still living *(MA # 1930)

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

Enrolled 1851 Cherokee Nation

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

Adam Daniel b. 1851 d. about 1877

Dick Daniel b. 1853 d. about 1897

Jennie Daniel b. 1855 d.

Arch Daniel b. 1857 d. Unknown

Nellie Daniel b. 1859 d.

Willie Daniel b. 1861 d. 1862

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

FATHER'S SIDE- Arch and V-si-gi

MOTHER'S SIDE- Oo-see-nu-tah and Ah-li

17.. Where were they born? East of the Mississippi River in the Old Nation

18.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Flint District, Cherokee Nation.

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

1.. English name- ; Indian name- De-dah-kee-yos-ky; Residence- died about 1884

2.. English name- ; Indian name- Gah-look-ey; Residence- died about 1882

3.. English name- ; Indian name- Ge-yans-ta; Residence- death unknown

4.. English name- ; Indian name-Sa-li A-tse; Residence- Flint District, Cherokee Nation

5.. English name- ; Indian name-Oo-gah-we-yah; Residence- died about 1864

6.. English name- ; Indian name- Ail-sie; Residence-died about 1899

7.. English name- ; Indian name- Oo-do-la-dah-nah; Residence- death unknown

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

Enrolled by Dawes Commission. Enrolled for strip payment in Cherokee Nation

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



(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.

Witness to mark: John Muskrat

Signed: Jennie 'X' Daniel

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30th day of October 1906

Signed: J. R. Flinn, 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 John Muskrat and S. J. Starr, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Jennie Daniel, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 20 years and 20 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: John Muskrat and S. J. Starr

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 30th day of October 1906.

J. R. Flinn, Notary public


February 10, 1909

Jennie Daniel

Evansville, Arkansas


In the matter of the application which you have filed for participation in the fund arising from judgement of the Court of Claims in favor of the Eastern Cherokees, please state whether or not you were enrolled by the Dawes Commission. If so, under what name were you enrolled and what was the number of your enrollment.

An early reply will be appreciated and in answering refer to MLS # 1916-1698.

Very Respectfully,

Special Commissioner


Evansville, Arkansas

February 20, 1909

Guion Miller

Special Commissioner

Washington D. C.

Dear Sir:

I now ans. your request in notifying you that I was enrolled by the Dawes Commission as Jennie Daniel and my roll number is 18935.


Jennie Daniel

Jennie Daniel, listed as full blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census # 436-Flint District as Jennie Daniels-22 yrs,.

Dawes Roll # 18935, Census Card # 8112

*Transcriber notes. Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

Drennen Roll Group # 512-Flint District

Daniel *(applicant's father)

Sarah *(applicant's mother)

Adam *(applicant's brother)


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