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Miller Application # 20308

James Herrell 
Carthage, Missouri 

Cousin to Miller app. # 1171 - Lewis H. Scruggs
Minor Children - 
John Herrell -16 years
Glen Herrell - 18 years 

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 - James Herrell
    Indian Name - Unknown

2. Residence - Carthage, Missouri

3. Town and Post Office - Carthage

4. County - Jasper

5. State - Missouri

6. Date and Place of Birth - 
Carthage, Missouri February 7, 1860

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 mother Clarissa J. Loveless who first married my father Emerson Herrell, later married J. Loveless and through my grandmother Ann Parker whose maiden name was Stubblefield later married Scruggs then Parker.

8. Are you married? Yes

9. Name and age of wife or husband - Alice Herrell

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

Father - 
English name - Emerson Herrell
Indian name - Had none

Mother - 
English name - Clarissa Herrell 
later Clarissa Loveless
Indian name - Unknown
Maiden name - Clarissa Scruggs 

11. Where were they born?

Father - Russellville, Tennessee 
Mother - Jefferson City, Missouri 

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

Father - Carthage, Missouri 
Mother - Carthage, Missouri

13. Date of death of your father and mother?

Father - June 4, 1864 
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. Eliza Creech b. 1840?
2. Louis Herrell b./ 1848
3. Lucy Hinkle b. 1850
4. Miza Rinehart b. 1855
5. Peter Loveless (1/2 brother) b. 1866
6. Charley Loveless (1/2 brother) b. 1868 

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

Fatherís Side 

Motherís Side
Louis Scruggs
Ann Parker first Scruggs

17. Where were they born?
Louis Scruggs born in Virginia, Ann Stubblefield Scruggs Parker was born in Tennessee 

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 - Jesse Haden Scruggs dead
Indian name - Unknown
Residence -

(2) English name - James Scruggs dead
Indian name -
Residence -

(3) English name - Miza Scruggs later m. Hale dead
Indian name -
Residence -

(4) English name - Clarissa J. Loveless, first m. Herrell
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

(5) English name - Louis Scruggs dead
Indian name -
Residence - 

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

Submitted by Catherine Widener
Info only... this is not a complete application. 


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