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Miller Application # 1168

Lydia Proctor nee Duck
Adair Co., Stilwell, Oklahoma

Applicant and her parents, Ned and Jinny Duck, were enrolled by Drennen in Flint District # 367.

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- Lydia Proctor nee Duck
Indian Name-Lil-la

2. Residence- Flint District, Cherokee Nation
3. Town and Post Office- Stilwell, Indian Territory
4. County- Flint
5. State- Indian Territory
6. Date and Place of Birth- Flint District, Cherokee Nation 1851
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:
Myself- Lydia Proctor nee Duck
Mother- Jennie Duck
Sister- Akie Car-coo-luse
Sister- Che-ga-you-e
Aunt- Nellie
Grandfather- Chu-qua-le-la-kie *( Adair/Adam 'Tsu-qua-lu-da-gi' Doublehead)
Grandmother- Su-wa-kee
Uncle- Chu-li-yer
Cousin- Te-cer-tos-si
Uncle- E-nah-tah-(?)
2nd cousin- *(can't read)
Aunt- Ah-lie

8. Are you married? YES
9. Name and age of wife or husband- Nelson Proctor, 57 years of age. *(MA # 1167)
10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage-
Father- English name: Ned Duck
Indian name- Na-die Car-wor-noo *(Duck=ka-we-nu)
Mother- English name- Jennie Duck
Indian name- Jen-nie Ca-wor-noo
Maiden name- Jennie Chu-qua-la-ta-gee *(Jennie Doublehead)

11. Where were they born?
Both parents born in Georgia.

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

13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father's death, unknown. Mother's death, unknown

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-
Er-sa-kee b. Unknown d. Unknown
Cah-clo-hee b. Unknown d. Unknown
Cah-lor-ner-skee b. Unknown d. Unknown
Rachel b. Unknown d. Unknown

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

Mother's side:

17. Where were they born? In Georgia
18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
In Flint District, Cherokee Nation

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

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
Enrolled for lands by the Dawes Commission. 

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



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

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: Lydia 'X' Proctor nee Duck

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 17th day of October 1906.

Signed: Hugh M. Adair, Notary Public


(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 Jim Sanders , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Lydia Proctor nee Duck, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 35 years and 20 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: John Housebug and James Sanders

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 17th day of October 1906.

Signed: Hugh M. Adair, Notary public


Grouped within

29666- Tawney Weavel nee Proctor *(daughter)
23210-Watt (Ridenhour?) *(son)
43251- Charlie Proctor *(son)

Drennen Roll Group # 365-Flint District

Cul-sti-e *(Could this be Su-wa-ker? or Step-Grandmother? Cul-sti-e m. 
Duck and then m. Char-las-tee-hee)


Drennen Roll Group # 366-Flint District

Tah-lah *(Ollie Duck, aunt)

Drennen Roll Group # 367-Flint District

Ned Duck *(father)
Jinny *(mother)
Lydia *(applicant)

Drennen Roll Group # 329-Flint District

Peter *(MA # 3484)

This grouping below, looks a lot like that same family group that is in Flint District # 367. I don't know the relationship between the families, if there is one. Anyone have any suggestions?

Drennen Roll Group # 300-Tahlequah District

Jinny Char-las-tee-hee
Lucy Char-las-tee-hee
Ah-wo-nee Char-las-tee-hee
George Char-las-tee-hee
Toocah Char-las-tee-hee

*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003.


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