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Miller Application # 20306

Ida Lloyd nee Edmonds 
Carthage, Missouri 

Cousin to Miller App. # 1171 - Lewis H. Scruggs 

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 - Ida Lloyd
    Indian name - Unknown   

2. Residence - Kendrick Town, Missouri in Carthage

3. Town and post office - Carthage

4. County - Jasper

5. State - Missouri

6. Date and place of birth - Arkansas

7. By what right do you claim? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set Forth each claim separately. 

Through my mother, Eliza Creech and her mother, my grandmother , C. J. Loveless who is a daughter of Ann Parker who lived in Carthage in 1851. Ann Parker, my great-grandmother was enrolled in 1896.

8. Are you married? Yes

9. Name and age of wife or husband - Sam Lloyd 40 years

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

Father - English name - John Edmonds
Indian name - 

Mother - English name - Eliza Edmonds later Creech
Indian name -
Maiden name - Eliza Herrell

11. Where were they born?

Father - Illinois Mother - Polk County, Missouri

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

Father - Illinois Mother - Carthage

13. Date of death of your father and mother-

Father - March 1875 Mother - Living

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


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

1. Emerson Tate (1./2 Bro.) b. 1861

2. Sarah Wood nee Edmonds b. 1868

3. Clarissa Nichols nee Edmonds b. 1871

4 John Edmonds d. August 1903

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

Fatherís side 

Motherís side
Emerson Herrell
Clarissa J. Loveless
(first Clarissa Herrell)

17. Where were they born? Grandfather born in Tennessee

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

Lived in Carthage, Missouri

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

1. English name - Sam Herrell
Indian name - unknown
Residence - Fredrick, Oklahom

2. English name - Lucy Hinkle
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

3. English name - Miza Rinehart nee Herrell
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

4. English name - James Herrell
Indian name -
Residence - Carthage, Missouri

5. English name - Eliza Creech
Indian name -
Residence - Kendreick Town, Missouri

6. English name - Peter Loveless
Indian name -
Residence - Purcell, Missouri

7. English name - Charles Loveless
Indian name -
Residence - Carter, New Mexico

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, for their paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1851.

Ann Stubblefield Scruggs-Parker, my great-grandmother who was born in 18 (11). (Date was hard to read.) East Tennessee where she lived until 1895, and my grandmother C. J . Loveless who was born in 1839.


Ann Stubblefield Scruggs Parker my great-grandmother was admitted and enrolled by the Dawes Commission in 1896 on the Cherokee Rolls, her roll number is 30824. 

Signed - Ida Lloyd

March 15, 1907 

Signed M. M. James (notary public)


Personally appeared before me A. M. Wallingford and E. C. Hiatt, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Ida Lloyd, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 18 years and 17 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.

Signed - A. M. Wallingford
Signed - E. C. Hiatt

March 15, 1907 

Submitted by Catherine Widener 

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