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Census Card Packet #949

BIRD FOGG

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

COMMSSION TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES

BUNCH, INDIAN TERRITORY

August 2, 1900

In the matter of the application of BIRD FOGG for enrollment as a Cherokee by Blood. Being duly sworn and examined b Commissioner Needles, through Richard L. Taylor, only served? as interpreter, he testified as follows:

What is your name? A. Bird Fogg

How old are you? A. 25

What district do you live in? A. Flint

What is your post office? A. Stilwell

How long have you lived in Flint District? A. I was born and raised there.

What is the name of your father? A. His name is just Fogg

Is he living? A. He is dead

Is your mother living or dead. A. Living

What is her name? A. Joanna Rowe

Are you married? A. No, sir, not married

Are you a full blood? A. Yes, sir, a full blood

Did you ever have any other name besides BIRD FOGG? A. I think it was registered as John Fogg.

(On 1896 roll, page 585 (hard to read the page number), # 716, Bird Fogg, Flint District. On page 582, # 1510, Bird Fogg, or Roe, Flint District.)

The name of Bird Fogg appearing upon the census roll of 1896 as well as the upon the pay roll of 1894, and he being duly identified by page and number as indicated in the testimony, he is ordered duly enlisted for enrollment as a :Cherokee citizen by blood, he appearing to be a full blood Indian.

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Brice C. Jones, being duly worn, says that as stenographer to the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes he reported the testimony of the above named witness, and that the foregoing is a full, true and correct translation of his stenographic notes.

Signed: Brice C. Jones

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 3rd day of August 1900

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

Bird Fogg full blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census # 730-Flint District as Young Bird Killwoman-4 yrs.

Dawes Roll # 27239, Census Card # 949 as Bird Fogg-Flint District-Stilwell, IT

Miller Roll # 11476, app. # 9913

Translation- Tsi-s-qua=Bird

aka Young Bird Fogg

If anyone is related to this line, I would LOVE to hear from you. This is my direct line. Catherine Widener catz@kcisp.net

Some of the Fogg's migrated to Washington Co. and Sequoyah Co.

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MILLER APPLICATION # 9913

BIRD FOGG

Stilwell, Oklahoma

(Admitted. Brother of 6240, Charley Fogg)

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-Bird Fogg

Indian Name-Ge-squah Oo-cuh-ha-duh

2. Residence-Flint District

3.. Town and Post Office-Stilwell

4.. County-Cherokee Nation

5.. State-Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth-1875 in 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-Fogg *(Oo-cuh-ha-luh)

Mother-Chaw-coo-wee *(Joanna Rowe nee Duck)

Uncle-Bird

Uncle-Lar-wah-nuh

Uncle-Good Money

Great Aunt-Caw-he-na

Great Aunt-Che-cow-ie

Aunt- Te-tah-tee-as-kie

Grandmother-Yatsey Duck *(listed on Drennen as Yatsey Dick, # 438-Flint District)

Aunt-Lizzie

Uncle-Te-le-se

Uncle-Ah-dah-na-ste-lee

Uncle-Ge-squa-ne-duh

Uncle-Wah-la-lu

Aunt-Se-ne-de-se

Aunt-Qua-de-se or Betsy

Aunt-Se-lee

Great Grandfather-Wah-las-kee

Uncle-Cuh-le-duh

1st cousin-Dar-gee-a-luh

Great Grandmother-Gar-duh-yu-e

Grandfather-Ah-ne-gah-ya-de-he

Great Aunt-Aa-lly

Great Aunt-Quah-le-yu-gar

8.. Are you married? Not married

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-Fogg

Indian name-Oo-cuh-ha-duh

Mother- English name-Joanna Rowe

Indian name-Chaw-coo-wee

Maiden name-Joanna Duck

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

12.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Father-Cherokee Nation; Mother-Cherokee Nation

13.. Date of death of your father and mother? Father-1881; Mother-1904

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

They were both on the roll of 1851 for money.

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

Charley Fogg b. 1866 d. living

Will Fogg b. Unknown d. living *(should be ½ brother)

Sarah Fogg nee Acorn b. Unknown d. living *(should be Acorn nee Fogg)

Mary Still b. Unknown d. living *(Should be Mary Still nee Fogg)

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

FATHER'S SIDE

Ah-de-ga-yah-de-ha-grandfather

No English name

Unknown-grandmother

MOTHER'S SIDE

Duck-grandfather

Car-wo-nu

Yatsey Duck-grandmother

No English name

17.. Where were they born? In Old Nation

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 not living, give dates of deaths

1.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Ah-de-na-ste-lee; Residence-Dead, date unknown

2.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Ah-ge-luh-ne-gar; Residence-Dead, date unknown

3.. English name-Unknown; Indian name- Ge-squah-ne-duh; Residence-Dead, date unknown

4.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Wah-lalu; Residence-Dead, date unknown

5.. English name-Unknown; Indian name- Se-ne-de-se; Residence-Dead, date unknown

6.. English name-Betsy; Indian name-Qua-de-se; Residence-Dead, date unknown

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

Have been on rolls since roll of 1874 for moneys and land by the Dawes Commission in the 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.

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: Bird Fogg

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of January 1907

Signed: M. K. Shannon

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 N. J. Redbird and G. W. Redbird, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Bird Fogg , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 10 years and 10 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.

Signatures of Witnesses:

N. J. Redbird

G, W. Redbird

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 8th day of January 1907.

M. K. Shannon

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.9913

1.. State you full name: Bird Fogg

2.. Residence and post office:Stilwell

3.. County:Cherokee Nation

4.. State:Indian Territory

5.. Date and place of birth:July 7, 1875 Flint District, Cherokee Nation

6.. Are you married? No

7.. Name and age of wife or husband:

8.. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong?

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

1. Gibb Fogg Age: b. February 20, 1902

10.. Where they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so state when and were and with what tribe of Indians.

For land 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.

(Signature) Bird Fogg

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 1st day of June 1907.

AFFIDAVIT

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

Personally appeared before me Joe M. Lynch and Sam Shell who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Bird Fogg, who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 15 years and 20 years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be and that on May 28, 1906, he 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: Signatures of Witnesses

Joe M. Lynch

Sam Shell

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 1st day of June 1907.

W. David

Notary Public

*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2002, a Fogg descendant

Bird 'Young Bird' Fogg

Full blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census # 730-Flint District as Young Bird Killwoman-4 yrs.

Dawes Roll # 27239, Census Card # 949 as Bird Fogg-Flint District-Stilwell

This family went by the surname of Killwoman on the 1880 Census, later it was changed to Fogg.

 


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