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Miller Application # 13290

Mary Johns nee Beaver
Adair Co., Bunch, Oklahoma

Rejected. CREEK. 

Sister of MA # 13130, Lesley Beaver. 
See Misc. Test. P. 3991 and 4030.

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- Mary Johns
Indian Name- E-cha-cah

2. Residence- Flint District

3.. Town and Post Office- Bunch

4.. County- Cherokee Nation

5.. State- Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth- March 1878, Flint District

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:

Heir of my father-Mohawk Beaver
my father's uncle- Big Ah-lee-char
Big Ah-lee-char's mother- Chah-wah-you-cah
Big Ah-lee-char's daughter- Naky and Ah-gah-tee-yah
Naky's daughter- Che-ke-eh and Katie and son, Kah-lee-sto-gah
Ah-gah-tee-yah's daughter- Gah-de-tlo-ah and son Oo-dee-tlee-gy

8.. Are you married? YES

9.. Name and age of wife or husband- Wilson Johns

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

Father- English name- Mohawk Beaver
Indian name- Me-hah-gah or Oo-hah-lu-gy

Mother- English name- Mollie
Indian name- Mah-lee
Maiden name- Mollie Simmons

11.. Where were they born?
Father born in Flint District. Mother born in Sequoyah District.

12.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time
Father resided in Flint District. Mother resided in Sequoyah District.

13.. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father died April 7, 1903, mother still living yet.

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

Cherokee Emigration payroll of 1851. Cherokee strip payment of 1894 in Flint District.

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

Lucinda Ice b. December 1870 d.
Ella Thrower b . September 1872 d.
Washington b. October 1874 d.
Lesley b. July 1883 d.
Dar-nie b. August 1885 d.
Annie Vann b. February 1887 d.
Ah-lee-cher b. March 1890 d.

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

Father's side- 
Runabout (Ah-lee-tee-sky)
(don't know English name) Cah-lee-so-ya-sky

Mother's side-
Father-don't know
(don't' know English name) I-go-lee-che

17.. Where were they born? OLD CHEROKEE NATION EAST

18.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? FLINT DISTRICT

19.. Give names of all their children, and residence, if living; if not living, give dates of deaths
1.. English name- Mohawk Beaver
Indian name- Me-haha-gah or Oo-ha-lu-gy
Residence- Flint District

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

Cherokee Strip payment of 1894 in Flint District, enrolled by Dawes Commission and an a Cherokee Allottee.

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


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.13290

a.. State you full name: Mary Johns
b.. Residence and post office: Bunch
c.. County: Cherokee Nation
d.. State: Indian Territory
e.. Date and place of birth: about 1882 in Flint District
f.. Are you married? YES
g.. Name and age of wife or husband: William Johns
h.. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong? CREEK
i.. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906:
1. Maggie Johns 2 years b. June 23, 1905
2.
j.. 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 by Dawes Commission in July 1906.

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.

Signed: Mary 'X' Johns

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 15th day of June 1907. 

Mary McDonald nee Beaver listed as full blood

Dawes Roll # 19574, Census card # 8424 as Mary John


*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003.

 


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