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MILLER APPLICATION # 7657

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-ISAAC HUMMINGBIRD
Indian Name-GAR-LUH-LAH-DE WAH-LA-LU
2. Residence-GOING SNAKE DISTRICT
3. Town and Post Office-STILWELL
4. County-CHEROKEE NATION
5. State-INDIAN TERRITORY
6. Date and Place of Birth--1862 CHEROKEE NATION I.T.
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:

MY FATHER WILLIAM HUMMINGBIRD, MY UNCLE, AH-CLO-SE-NIE, MY AUNT, DAR-GEE, MY AUNT LYDDA, MY AUNT, JENSIE, MY AUNT SARAH, MY AUNT, GOO-DAH-YE, MY GRANDFATHER ON FATHER'S SIDE HUMMINGBIRD, MY GREAT UNCLE WILSON.

8. Are you married? YES

9. Name and age of wife or husband-AMANDA HUMMINGBIRD (7696)

10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother’s name before marriage-
Father- English name-WILLIAM HUMMINGBIRD
Indian name-WA-LIE WAH-LA-LU
Mother- English name- POLLY SCOTT
Indian name-WA-LIE OO-WA-LAH
Maiden name-UNKNOWN

11. Where were they born?
Father- OLD NATION EAST Mother-OLD NATION EAST

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time
Father- CHEROKEE NATION I.T. Mother-CHEROKEE NATION I.T.

13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father- 1863 Mother-LIVING

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
MY FATHER WAS ON THE CHEROKEE PAY ROLL OF 1851 FOR MONEY IN THE CHEROKEE NATION I.T. MY MOTHER WAS NTO ENROLLED.

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, give date of death-
JOSHUA HUMMINGBIRD 1/2 BRO, BORN UNKNOWN LIVING
JACOB HUMMINGIBRD 1/2 BRO, BORN UNKNOWN LIVING
CHARLOTTE ADAIR 1/2 SISTER BORN UNKNOWN LIVING
FRENCH SCOTT 1/2 BRO, BORN UNKNOWN DIED 1905
HUCKLEBERRY SCOTT 1/2 BRO, BORN UNKNOWN DIED 1904
DAN SCOTT 1/2 BRO BORN UNKNOWN LIVING

16. State English and Indian name of your grandparents on both father’s and mother’s side, if possible-
Father’s Side Mother’s Side
HUMMINGBIRD UNKNOWN
WAH-LA-LU UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN UNKNOWN
UNKNOWN DAH-YA-NIE
17. Where were they born? OLD NATION EAST

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? CHEROKEE NATION I.T.

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-CLO-SE-NIE
Residence-DEAD, DATE UNKNOWN
(2) English name-UNKNOWN
Indian name-DAR-GEE
Residence-DEAD, DATE UNKNOWN
(3) English name-LYDDA
Indian name-LEE-DIE
Residence-DEAD, DATE UNKNOWN
(4) English name-JENCIE
Indian name-JE-NE-SIE
Residence-DEAD, DATE UNKNOWN

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

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:
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
Signed:
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 , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known for years and years, respectively, and know to be the identical person represents to be, and that the statements made by are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in claim.
Witnesses Signatures:


Subscribed and sworn to before me on this

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. 7657

1. State you full name: ISAAC HUMMINGBIRD
2. Residence and post office: STILWELL
3. County: CHEROKEE NATION
4. State: INDIAN TERRITORY
5. Date and place of birth: BORN IN 1862, IN CHEROKEE NATION I.T.
6. Are you married? YES
7. Name and age of wife or husband: AMANDA HUMMINGBIRD, AGE 43, YEARS (7696)
8. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong? EASTERN CHEROKEE
9. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906:
1. STAND HUMMINGBIRD AGE 18 YEARS BORN 1889
2. ROGERS HUMMINGBIRD AGE 16 YEARS BORN 1891
3. LIZZIE HUMMINGBIRD AGE 10 YEARS BORN 1897
4. ISAAC HUMMINGBIRD AGE 7 YEARS BORN 1900
5. ELIZA HUMMINGBIRD AGE 3 YEARS BORN 1894

10. Where they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so state when and were and with what tribe of Indians.
STAND & ROGERS WERE ENROLLED FOR MONIES IN 1874, THE OTHERS WERE TOO YOUNG THEN.

REMARKS
(Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in proving his claim.)
THEY WERE ALL ENROLLED FOR LANDS BY THE DAWES COMMISSION AND ARE ALL EASTERN CHEROKEES.

I solemnly swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Signed: ISAAC (HIS MARK) HUMMINGBIRD

Submitted by Kathy Pitts, September 2003.

 


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