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Comingdeer Rosin

Marble, Oklahoma

(Admitted. First cousin of # 4205, Dick Porter, and claims through same ancestors. Father of applicant, Yer-noo-lo-sat, or

Yer-we-lor-se, enrolled in 1851, Illinois District Group # 160, Drennen Roll.) *From Cherokee by Blood Vol. 6

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-Comingdeer Rosin

Indian Name- 'Ah-we-dah-yar-e'

2. Residence- Illinois District, Cherokee Nation

3.. Town and Post Office-Marble

4.. County-Cherokee Nation

5.. State-Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth-Illinois District, Cherokee Nation age 23

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:

Yer-woo-lo-sah, as my father *(Humantracker, listed as Yer-we-lor-sah, on Drennen Roll)

Chu-way-stuh-doe or Muscle, as my uncle *(listed as Chee-wa-ste-tor on Drennen Roll)

E-yar-ne, as my aunt

Quaitsey, as my aunt

Sul-a-kee-kee, as my great grandfather *(or Turtle)

Co-te-ca-we, as my great grandmother

Ah-mar-yer-ha, as my grand uncle

Che-goo-we, as my grandmother

Nick-e, as my grandfather

8.. Are you married? NO

9.. Name and age of wife or husband-

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

Father- English name-Unknown

Indian name-Yer-woo-lo-sah or Humantracker

Mother- English name-Unknown

Indian name-A-ley

Maiden name-Nee-kee

11.. Where were they born? Father-Cherokee Nation East; Mother-Illinois District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

12.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Father-Illinois District, Cherokee Nation; Mother-Born after 1851

13.. Date of death of your father and mother? Father-Died about 1885 *(1/2 brother, Swimmer Rosin, says he died in abt. 1882); Mother-Died about 1893

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

Father-1880, 1883, 1886 Cherokee Nation

Mother-1880, 1883, 1886 Cherokee Nation

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

Swimmer Rosin (1/2 Brother)

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


Sul-e-coo-ke or Turtle





Nee-ky or Nick-e




17.. Where were they born? Cherokee Nation East

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

Mother's side: Goingsnake District, I think

Father's side: Illinois District, Cherokee Nation

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

1.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Yer-woo-lo-sah or Humanstriker *(father, listed as Yer-we-lor-sah on Drennen); Residence-Illinois District, Cherokee Nation Died 1885

2.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Chu-way-tah-doe or Muscle *(uncle, listed as Chee-wa-ste-to on Drennen); Residence-Illionois District Died about 1887

3.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-E-yar-ne *(aunt); Residence-Illinois District Died about 1888

4.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Quaitsey *(aunt); Residence-Illinois District Died about 1876

5.. English name-Unknown; Indian name-Che-a-ler-ter *(aunt, mother of Dick Porter); Residence-Illinois District Died about 1863

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

1883, 1886, 1894, Cherokee Nation

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: Comingdeer 'X' Rosin

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30th day of January, 1907.

Signed:J. D. Wagle

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 Young and Frank Kennedy, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Comingdeer Rosin, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 10 years and 10 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.

Witnesses Signatures:

John Young

Frank Kennedy

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 30th day of January 1907.

J. D. Wagle

notary public

*Transcriber notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2002

Comingdeer Rosin

Full Blood Cherokee

Dawes Roll # 25866, Census Card # 8889


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