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MILLER APPLICATION # 822

Lizzie Jackson nee Chu-wa-loo-ky/Tsoo-wa-looke (Tsu-wa-lu-ki)
Washington Co., Bartlesville, Ok

Admitted. 
Claimant’s parents, her sisters and brother enrolled by Drennen in 1851, Saline # 642.

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.


State Full Name:

English Name- Lizzie Jackson (DC # 26579)
Indian Name- Lee-see Jack-sin-ee

Residence- About six miles South of Bartlesville, Indian Territory

Town and Post Office- Bartlesville 
County- Cherokee Nation 
State- Indian Territory 

Date and Place of Birth- Cooweescoowee District, Cherokee Nation, 1852 

By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately: 

Tsoo-wa-loo-ke *(father)
Quar-lea-yoo-kah *(mother)
Wee-le *(Brother, Willie)
Na-ke *(Sister, aka Aggie)
Betsy *(Sister)
Hogshooter Bear Sittingdown *(Uncle)
Lydia Hogshooter 
Susan Hogshooter 
Charlotte Walker *(Drennen Roll Saline # 640)
Erne-dor-ner *(Drennen Roll, Saline # 640)
Sequor-yer *(Drennen Roll, Saline # 637)
Caty *(Drennen Roll, Saline # 637)
Ned *(Drennen Roll Saline # 651)
Charlotte *(Drennen Roll Saline # 651)
Sa-tor-ke *(Drennen Roll Saline # 651)
Peter *(Drennen Roll Saline # 651)
Ski-ar-too-kah *(Drennen Roll Saline # 652)
Ar-le *(Drennen Roll Saline # 652)
Che-law-se *(Drennen Roll Saline # 652)
Six Killer *(Drennen Roll Saline # 647)
Sail-lie *(Drennen Roll Saline # 647)
Wee-kie *(Drennen Roll Saline # 647)
Ar-nar-wa-ke Hawkins *(Drennen Roll Saline # 647)
Standing Crain *(Drennen Roll Saline # 655)
Ah-ye-kee
Kah-la-ques-ee
Ti-ule-se-ne
Jesse Thompson (Second husband) *(Possibly Drennen Roll Saline # 220?)
Kah-ki-lows-tah

*(There are two or three names I can not make out at all.)

Are you married? My third husband is dead. 

Name and age of wife or husband- Jackson, died 7 years ago. 

Give names of your father and mother, and your mother’s name before marriage- 

Father- English name- Had none
Indian name- Tsoo-wa-loo-ke

Mother- English name- Had none
Indian name- Quat-la-yoo-kah
Maiden name- Quar-la-yoo-kah Hogshooter

Where were they born? 
Both parents born East of the Mississippi River in Old Cherokee Nation.

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time 
In Present Cherokee Nation.

Date of death of your father and mother? 
Father died about 1855 or 1853. Mother died in 1869.

Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where- 
They and their family drew money in the payment made to the Emigrant Cherokees in 1852 and are on that roll.

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

Wee-lee Tsoo-wa-loo-ke d. 1871
Na-ke Tsoo-wa-loo-ke d. Nov. or March 1889 *(month hard to read)
Eve Tsoo-wa-loo-ke d. 1871
Betsy Tsoo-wa-loo-ke d. Don’t know

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

Father’s side- Not known
Mother’s side- Susan Hogshooter (GM), and Hogshooter (GF)

Where were they born? 
Must have been born East of the Mississippi and died there or on the road to this country.

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? NOT KNOWN 

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

English name- Hogshooter Bear Sittingdown, date of death unknown 
Indian name- Sequah-ne-yoh-ih
Residence-

English name- Charlotte Walker, date of death unknown 
Indian name- Kel-lut-lee A-do-he
Residence-

English name- Had none 
Indian name- Sequoyah, died during the late war.
Residence-

English name- Sixkiller, date of death unknown 
Indian name- Su-da-le-te-he
Residence-

English name- Had none 
Indian name- Kah-la-ques-ee, date of death unknown 
Residence-

English name- Had none
Indian name- Ti-ule-se-nee, date of death unknown
Residence-

Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
I HAVE DRAWN IN ALL PAYMENTS MADE DURING LIFE EXCEPT THE OLD SETTLER PAYMENT OF 1893.

To expedite identification, claimant should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835.

In my opinion the majority of these name appear on the census roll of 1835, but do not know for sure. This is the clearest statement I can give.

REMARKS

(Under this head the applicant may give additional information that he believes will assist in proving his claim).

Please observe that the name of these people appear on the Cherokee Emigrant pay roll of 1852. In Saline District, page 318, No. 642 Tsoo-wa-loo-ke No. 640, Sixkiller no. 655. Standing Crain no. 637. Sequoyah no. 651, Ned, no. 652, Ski-ar-too-kah. I mearly remember that these people are my aunts and uncles and that is about all.

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: Lizzie ‘X’ Jackson

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 10th day of October 1906.

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 Thomas J. Ellis Sr. and Susan Trottingwolfe, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Lizzie Jackson, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 5 years and 5 years, respectively, and know her to be the identical person she represents herself to be, and that the statements made by her are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in her claim.

Witnesses Signatures: Thomas J. Ellis Sr. and Susan Trottingwolfe

Witness to Mark: John C. Simmons or Sparrow

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 10th day of October 1906.

Signed; 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. 822

State you full name: Lizzie Jackson 

Residence and post office: Bartlesville, Indian Territory 

County: Northern District 

State: Indian Territory 

Date and place of birth: 1852 in Indian Territory 

Are you married? NO 

Name and age of wife or husband: 

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

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

1. Newton Thompson 14 years b. October 13, 1892 (DC # 26581)

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

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: Lizzie ‘X’ Jackson


AFFIDAVIT

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

Personally appeared before me Lincoln Trottingwolfe and Susan Trottingwolfe who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Lizzie Jackson, who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known her for 25 years and 20 years, respectively, and know her to be the identical person she represents herself to be and that on May 28, 1906, she had the children living as above set forth, and that the statements made by her are true, and they have no interest whatever in her claim.

Signatures of Witnesses: Lincoln Trottingwolfe and Susan Trottingwolfe

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of May, 1907.

Signed: Anna K. Wheeler, Notary Public

* (Mary Alice Goss nee Mayes, I beleive claims to be the niece of Lizzie Jackson. I don't know how they could be, needs to be checked into. Maybe it is a typo from the 'Cherokee by Blood' book, not sure.)


*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

Lizzie Jackson listed as full blood Cherokee

Dawes Roll # 26579, Census Card # 4224 as Lizzie Jackson-Cooweescoowee District-Bartlesville, IT

1896 Census Roll # 2574-Cooweescoowee District

m. Whale Downing
m. Jesse Thompson
m. Jackson

Drennen Roll Group # 637-Saline District

Se-quor-yer
Caty

Drennen Roll Group # 639-Saline District
Hogshooter Bear Sitting down
Lydia Hogshooter
Susan

Drennen Roll Group # 640-Saline District

Charlotte Walker
Er-ne-dor-ner

Drennen Roll Group # 642-Saline District

Tsoo-wa-loo-ke
Quar-le-yoo-kah
Wa-le
Na-ke
Eve
Betsy

Drennen Roll Group # 647-Saline District

Six Killer
Sail-lie
Wee-kie
Ar-nar-wak-e Hawkins

Drennen Roll Group # 651-Saline District

Ned
Charlotte
Sa-tor-he
Peter

Drennen Roll Group # 652-Saline District

Ski-ar-too-kah
Ar-le
Che-larw-se

Drennen Roll Group # 655-Saline District

Standing Crane (alone)

 


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