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Miller Application # 20311 

George Herrell
Carthage, Missouri 

Cousin to miller app. # 1171 - Lewis Scruggs 

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 - George Herrell
    Indian Name - unknown

2. Residence - Carthage, Missouri 

3. Town and Post Office - Carthage, Missouri

4. County - Jasper

5. State - Missouri

6. Date and Place of Birth - Carthage, Missouri

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:

Through my father - James Herrell and my grandmother Clarrissa J. Loveless who first married Emerson Herrell who is my fatherís father. My great-grandmother Ann Parker whoís maiden name was Ann Stubblefield who later married Scruggs, then later Parker.

8. Are you married? No

9. Name and age of wife or husband -

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

Father - English name - James Herrell
Indian name - unknown

Mother- English name - Alice Herrell
Indian name - None
Maiden name - Alice Douglas 

11. Where were they born?

Father - Jasper County, Missouri 
Mother - Putnam County, Missouri 

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

Father - Not born yet 
Mother - born in 1855 

13. Date of death of your father and mother?

Father - Living 
Mother - Living 

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where:   No 

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

1. Bert Herrell b. 1886
2. Bertha Herrell now Kinsley b. 1886
3. Rose Herrell now Serby b. 1889
4. John Herrell b. 1891
5. Glen Herrell b. 1895

16. State English and Indian name of your grandparents on both fatherís and motherís side, if possible:

Fatherís Side 
Emerson Herrell 
Clarissa Loveless who first 
Married my grandfather Emerson
Herrell, later married J. Loveless

Motherís Side
Eliza Douglas
John Douglas

17. Where were they born?

Grandfather Emerson Herrell was born in ? 

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? 
Carthage, Missouri 

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

(1) English name - Eliza Creech
Indian name -
Residence - Kindrick Town, Missouri

(2) English name - Louis Herrell
Indian name -
Residence - Fredrick, OK

(3) English name - Miza Rinehart
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

(4) English name - James Herrell
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

(5) English name - Peter Loveless
Indian name -
Residence - Purcell, Missouri

(6) English name - Charles Loveless
Indian name -
Residence - Carter, New Mexico

(7) English name -
Indian names -
Residence -

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where:   No 

Submitted by Catherine Widener


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