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MILLER APPLICATION # 17072

Ellis Harlan
Christie, Oklahoma

(Brother to # 2693, Lucinda Harlan, and claims through the same source. Son of Silas Harlan, # 6491 and enrolled as such.)

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-Ellis Harlan
    Indian Name-Ge-wah-gah

2. Residence - Goingsnake District

3. Town and Post Office- Christie, Indian Territory

4. County- Cherokee Nation

5. State- Indian Territory

6. Date and Place of Birth - Goingsnake District, 1895

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:

Aggie Harlan-mother
Lydia England-grandmother on mother's side
Guity Hummingbird-aunt
Lucinda Hummingbird-aunt
Sarah Hummingbird-aunt
Iclosen Hummingbird-uncle
Willie Hummingbird-uncle

8. Are you married? No

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-Silas Harlan
Indian name-Dah-dea-you-lah

Mother- English name-Aggie Harlan
Indian name-A-gie Gie-sta-gie
Maiden name-Aggie England

11. Where were they born?

Father-Goingsnake District
Mother-Goingsnake District

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

Father-Not born in 1851
Mother-Goingsnake District

13. Date of death of your father and mother?

Father-living; Mother-1886

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

1895, 1904, Goingsnake District

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

Eli Harlan b. 1878 d. living
Lucinda Harlan b. 1881 d. living
Nancy Harlan b. unknown d. Unknown

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

FATHER'S SIDE
Ellis Harlan 'Gie-sta-gie'
Lucy Harlan 'Lu-sie Gie-sta-gie'

MOTHER'S SIDE
George England 'Char-gie Oo-ga-wah-duh'

17. Where were they born? North Carolina

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

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

1. English name-Guity Hummingbird; Indian name-'Ga-die'; Residence-dead, time unknown
2. English name-Lucinda Hummingbird; Indian name-'Jin-sie'; Residence-Goingsnake District
3. English name-Iclosena Hummingbird; Indian name-'Ah-claw-se-nie'; Residence-Goingsnake District
4. English name-Willie Hummingbird; Indian name-'We-lie'; Residence-
5. English name-Peggy Fourkiller; Indian name-'Wa-gie'; Residence-Goingsnake District
6. English name-Mary Fourkiller; Indian name-'Ma-lie'; Residence-Goingsnake District

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
1895, 1904, Goingsnake District

Witness

Signed-

Ellis Harlan

Dawes Roll # 25534, Census Card # 501 as Ellis Harlan-Goingsnake District-Baron, IT

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2002

 


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