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MILLER APPLICATION # 18212

Levi Doublehead
Craig Co., Vinita, Oklahoma

Admitted. 
Grandson of MA # 1717, Wilson Muskrat. Claims through same source.

*(Wilson Muskrat has two miller applications # 1717 and # 16554)

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.

State Full Name:

English Name- William Boot, guardian of said Levi Doublehead, a minor
Indian Name-

Residence- 9 miles NW of Vinita

Town and Post Office- Vinita 
County- Cherokee 
State- Indian Territory 

Date and Place of Birth- 1887-Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory 

By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately: 

Eli Doublehead (E-low-wee)
Polly Doublehead
Sar-ne Doublehead
Henry Doublehead (Hen-ne-le)
Char-war-ne

Are you married? NO 

Name and age of wife or husband- NO 

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

Father- English name- Dick Doublehead
Indian name- Ti-goo-tee-ske

Mother- English name- Sallie Doublehead
Indian name- Sal-kin
Maiden name- Sallie Muskrat

Where were they born? 
Both parents born in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time. NO 

Date of death of your father and mother? 
Father died 1894, mother died 1888.

Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where- 
1894 Cherokee Strip payment, Saline District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory.

Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, give date of death- 
½ Brother- Bird Doublehead (on father’s side)

State English and Indian name of your grandparents on both father’s and mother’s side, if possible- 
Father’s side- Eli (E-low-we)Doublehead and Polly Doublehead

Mother’s side- Wilson Muskrat, Unknown

Where were they born? 
Cherokee Nation East, and Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory.

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? 
Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory.

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

English name- Isaac Doublehead 
Indian name-
Residence- Spavinaw, Indian Territory

English name- Annie Davis 
Indian name-
Residence- Spavinaw, Indian Territory

English name- Wutty Grass
Indian name- Wutty Grass
Residence- Dragger, Indian Territory

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

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

1894 Cherokee strip payment and 1902, enrolled by the Dawes Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Delaware and Coo-wee-scoo-wee Districts.

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: William Boot, guardian of said Levi Doublehead, a minor

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 25th day of October 1906.

Signed: David E. Smallwood, 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 Eliza Morris and Moses O’Fields, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with William Boot, guardian of said Levi Doublehead, a minor, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 18 years and 8 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: Eliza ‘X’ Morris and Moses O’Fields

Witness to Mark: Scott Lacy and Emma Fox

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 25th day of October 1906.

Signed: David E. Smallwood, Notary public

*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

Levi Doublehead, listed as full blood Cherokee

Dawes Roll # 28716, Census Card # 3222 as Levi Doublehead-Cooweescoowee District-Vinita, IT

1896 Census Roll # 1524-Cooweescoowee District as Lee Doublehead 

 


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