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MILLER APPLICATION # 1718

Sallie Muskrat nee Fool
Muskogee Co., Webbers Falls, Oklahoma

Admitted. 
Cousin to Lena Smallwood nee Boggs, (MA # 1667) and claims through same source. 
Also see MA # 13899, Duplicate of 1718.(Sallie Muskrat nee Fool)

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- Sallie Muskrat
Indian Name- Tso-go-hi

2. Residence- 7 miles SE of Webbers Falls

3. Town and Post Office- Webbers Falls
4. County-
5. State- Indian Territory
6. Date and Place of Birth- Born in Sequoyah District in 1845
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 mother- Annie Fool
Sister-A-le, Ge-di, E-gi, Tso-go-hi, E-le-si
Brother- A-nuv-gis-ki
Aunt- Ge-di, 
My mother's twin brother- Ga-lv-da-qua-nv
Da-ye-ni (might be Ge-di's daughter)
Da-gi
Uncle- Oo-du-la-de-nv, Oo-le-se-go-gi-dv, Go-na-ge

8. Are you married? Yes
9. Name and age of wife or husband- Wilson Muskrat, age 61
10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage-
Father- English name- William Fool
Indian name- De-da-nv-ski

Mother- English name- Annie Fool
Indian name- E-ne Fool
Maiden name- E-ne Tsu-we-(ya) (yo-nv)

11. Where were they born?
Both parents born in Old Nation

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time
Both parents residing in Sequoyah District in the Cherokee Nation

13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father died in 1863, mother died 1875

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

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, give date of death-
A-le Fool b.--; d. 1862

Ge-de b.--; d. 1852

E-ge b.--; d. 1865

El-se b.--; d. 1863

Tso-go-he b. 1845; d.

A-nv-gi-ske b.--; d. 1852

16. State English and Indian name of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible-
Father's side:
I don't know (grandfather) and Tsa-wa-yu-ga (grandmother)

Mother's side;
Yo-nv Tsu-wi-ya (grandfather) and Que-de-se (grandmother)

17. Where were they born? In Old Nation
18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
Some of them living in Sequoyah and some died before that.

19. Give names of all their children, and residence, if living; if not living, give dates of deaths
1. English name- William Fool (my father); Indian name- De-da-nv-ski; Residence- in Sequoyah District, Cherokee Nation
2. English name- not known; Indian name- Qua-la-yu-ga Fool (175 FL?, written in margin); Residence- in Sequoyah District, Cherokee Nation
3. English name- Jennie Fool; Indian name- Tse-ne Fool; Residence- Sequoyah District, Cherokee Nation

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
Enrolled in 1851, and 1875, 1880, 1883, 1886 and strip money in 1894.

21. To expedite identification, claimant should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835.
I cannot remember

REMARKS

(Under this head the applicant may give additional information that he believes will assist in proving his claim).
You will find the names on the old records-enrolled in 1835, 1851.


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: Sallie 'X' Muskrat

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 26th day of October 1906.

Signed: James M. Edwards, 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 Stan W. Davis and Evan Grover, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Sallie Muskrat , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 20 years and 15 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: Stan W. Davis and Evan Grover

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 26th day of October 1906.

Signed: James M. Edwards, 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. 1718.

1. State you full name: Sallie Muskrat
2. Residence and post office: Webbers Falls
3. County: Cherokee Nation
4. State: Indian Territory
5. Date and place of birth: Sequoyah District age about 64 
6. Are you married? Yes
7. Name and age of wife or husband: Wilson Muskrat, age 63
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, 1906:
1. Lydia Butler age 35 years b. 1872
2. Malinda Toney age 29 years b. 1878
3. Eliza Wilkerson age about 23 years b. 1884
4.
5.

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

Witness to Mark: Jesse Locust and Malinda Toney

Signed: Sallie 'X' Muskrat

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27th day of May 1907.

Signed: R. S. Reed, 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 Jesse Locust and Malinda Toney who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Sallie Muskrat , who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known her for 7 years and 29 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.

Witness to Mark:

Signature of witnesses: Jesse Locust and Malinda Toney

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 27th day of May 1907.

Signed: R. S. Read, Notary Public


LETTER ATTACHED TO MILLER APPLICATION # 1718

Vinita, Indian Territory
January 29, 1907

Commissioner of Indian Affairs

In addition to claims for Eastern Cherokee No. 2459*.

Claims an interest in my grandmothers

Nancy Glass-English; Ancy Glass- Indian

Aunts-
Ail-leke and Ya-kin-nee
( the rest, I cannot read)

Signed: Nellie Boot

*(MA # 2459-Nellie Boot nee Glass)


Drennen Roll Group # 208-Skin Bayou District

Anny Fool *(mother)
Caty
Akey
Cho-co-a *(I believe this is Sallie, herself)
Ah-ne-gee-skee
Alesy
Wutty or Betty 

*(I also list a Betty or Wutty Fool and Richard Fool as siblings to Sallie. I notice she does not list them. So maybe they are not her FULL siblings, maybe siblings.)

*Transcriber Notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

 


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