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Miller Application #4512

Anderson Ketcher 
(Tickah-nee-skee) 

Eastern Cherokees 

Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 
Washington D.C. 

Sir: 
I hereby make application for such share as may be due me of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees. The evidence identity is herewith subjoined. 

1. State full name: 
    English name: Anderson Ketcher nee Tickah-nee-skee 
    Indian name: Tickah nee skee 

2. Residence: Going Snake District, Cherokee Nation 

3. Town and post office: Barron 

4. County: Goingsnake 

5. State: Indian Ter. 

6. Date and place of birth: In Going Snake District C. N. March 6, 1832. 

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: 

Father Dick Tickahneeskee Mother Alcey Tickahneeskey; Sister Jane Tickahneeskee, Aunt Jennie Easkey; Uncle Robin Easkey; Grandfather Tickahneeskee; Grand mother Sallie Tickahneeskee. 

8. Are you married? Yes 

9. Name and age of wife or husband: Rachel Tickahneeskee--age 50 years. 

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

Father
English name: Dick Tickahneeskee 
Indian Name: Tickahneeskee 

Mother
English name: Alcey Tickahneeskee 
Indian Name: Alcey 
Maiden Name: Alcey Easkey 

11. Where were they born? 

Father: In Georgia 
Mother: In Georgia 

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

Father: In GoingSnake District, C. N. 
Mother: In GoingSnake District, C. N. 

13. Date of death of your father and mother: 

Father: May 14, 1866 Mother: Jan 1, 1866 

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

Unknown 

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

Name Born Died 

1. Jeff Tickahneeskee Unknown Living 
2. Sallie Tickahneeskee Unknown Unknown 
3. Jane Tickahneeskee Unknown Unknown 
4. Ahley Tickahneeskee Unknown Living 
5. Patsey Tickahneeskee Unknown Unknown 
6. Ellis Tickahneeskee Unknown Living 
7. John Tickahneeskee Dec. 1860 Living

16. State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, If possible: 

Father's Side 
Tickahneeskee 
Sallie Tickahneeskee 

Mother's Side
Easkey
unknown

17. Where were they born? In Georgia. 

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time: In GoingSnake Dist. C. N. 

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

(1) English name: Susy Easkey 
Indian name: 
Residence: 

(2) English name: Nancy Easkey Dec'd. 
Indian name: 
Residence: 

(3) English name: Peggy Easkey Dec'd. 
Indian name: 
Residence: 

(4) English name: Jennie Easkey Dec'd. 
Indian name: 
Residence: 

(5) English name: Precia Easkey Dec'd. 
Indian name: 
Residence: 

(6) English name: Robing Easkey Dec'd. 
(7) English name: Andrew Easkey Dec.'d. 

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annutities, land, or other benefits? If so , state when and where. 
Enrolled for lands by the Dawes Commission. For monies drawn in 1874, 1880, 1885, 1894. 

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

Remarks: None 

Signed by Anderson Tickahneeskee 

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

Subscribed and sworn to me this 3 day of Dec., 1906. 

My commission expires Nov. 21, 1908 
Hugh M. Adair 
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 John Housebug and Charlotta Fletcher, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Anderson Tickahneeskee, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 10 years and 40 years respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that the statements made by him are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in his claim. 

Witness to mark. 

John Housebug 
Charlotta Fletcher 

Signatures of witnesses 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 3 day of December 1906. 

My commission expires Nov. 21, 1908 
Hugh M. Adair 
Notary Public. 

EASTERN CHEROKEE 

4512 

Supplemental Application for Minor Children 

Special Commissioner of the Court of Claims, 
601 Ouray Building, Washington, D.C. 

Sir: 
I hereby make application for such as may be due my minor children of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906 in favor of the Eastern Cherokees, and I ask that this be made part of my original application No. 4512 and 4513. 

1. State your full name: Anderson Ketcher. 
2. Residence and post office: Barron. 
3. County: Cherokee Nation. 
4. State: Ind. Ter. 
5. Date and place of birth: In Goingsnake Dist., C. N. March 6, 1852. 
6. Are you married? Yes 
7. Name and age of wife or husband: Rachel Ketcher or Tickahneeskee 
8. To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong? Cherokee 
9. Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 2906. 
Name: Age: Born: 

(1) Robert E. Ketcher 19 Nov. 1890 
(2) Lena Ketcher 15 April 9, 1892 
(3) Elmira Ketcher 10 Sept 28, 1897 
See also # 26715 and 26716 

10. Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where, and with what tribe of Indians: For lands by Dawes Com. Monies drawn in 1894. 

Remarks: 

(under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in proving his claim.) 

Myself and wife and children are taken: as you will see by numbers at top of claim. 

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

Anderson Ketcher 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21 day of June 1907. 

Hugh M. Adair 
Notary Public 
My commission expires Nov. 21, 1908. 


Affidavit 

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

Personally appeared before me W. P. Patterson and John L. Allison who, being duly sworn on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Jefferson Tickahneeskee who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 12 years and 20 years, respectively, and know him to be the identical person he represents himself to be, and that on May 28, 1906, he had the children living as above set forth, and that the statements made by him are true, and they have no interest whatever in his claim. 

Signature of Witnesses: 

W. P. Patterson 
John L. Miller 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 20 day of June 1907 

Hugh M. Adair 
Notary Public 
My commission expires Nov. 21, 1908. 


Submitted by Kathy Pitts

 


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