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MILLER APPLICATION # 134

WATSON SPADE

b. 1869

Adair County, Proctor, Oklahoma

Admitted. Claimant was born in 1869. His mother and her parents enrolled by Drennen in 1851, Goingsnake District # 668. Claimant enrolled by Dawes Commission # 28564 as full blood.

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- Watson Spade

Indian Name- Ju-you-ha-de

2. Residence- Tahlequah District

3.. Town and Post Office- Proctor

4.. County- Cherokee Nation

5.. State- Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth- 1869 Cherokee Nation

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:

Mother-

Uncle-Bear Paw, my mother's brother who died without issue

Uncle-Black, my mother's brother

Aunt- Takey, my mother's sister

8.. Are you married? YES

9.. Name and age of wife or husband- Samantha Spade, 29 years old

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

Father- English name- Johnson Spade

Indian name- Ju-su-wa-la

Mother- English name- Has been erased. Quah-la-you-cah was written there.

Indian name- Quah-la-you-cah

Maiden name- Little Terrapin

11.. Where were they born?

Both parents born in North Carolina

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

Both parents in Goingsnake District, Cherokee Nation

13.. Date of death of your father and mother?

Father is living Mother: 1882

14.. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where- Don't know

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

Infant not named b. don't know d. don't know

Mose Spade b. don't know d. 1895

Aleck Spade b. don't know d. don't know

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

FATHER'S SIDE- Co-des-key (grandfather) *(Drennen Roll Group # 533-Goingsnake District as Coh-ta-ske also AKA Spade Watt)

Char-a-you-cah (grandmother) *(Drennen Roll- Group # 533-Goingsnake District as Char-a-you-cah)

MOTHER'S SIDE- Little Terrapin (grandfather) *(Drennen Roll Group # 668-Goingsnake District as Little Terripin)

Akey (Grandmother) *(Drennen Roll Group # 668-Goingsnake District as Akey Tarripin)

17.. Where were they born? NORTH CAROLINA

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

Goingsnake District, Cherokee Nation

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

1.. English name- Don't know; Indian name- Car-ne-yo-a *(Drennen Roll- Group # 533-Goingsnake District as Cah-ne-yo-a); Residence- Dead

2.. English name- Don't know; Indian name- Che-gee-le *( Ezekiel 'Che-kil-le' Spade); Residence- Dead

3.. English name- Don't know; Indian name- Se-nee-do; Residence- Dead

4.. English name- Don't know; Indian name- Wa-lee-sar; Residence- Dead

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

Enrolled for Cherokee Strip payment and for lands in 1901.

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

Grandfather on father's side Co-des-key

Grandfather on mother's side Little Terrapin

Father's name Johnson Spade

Mother's maiden name Little Terrapin

REMARKS

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

My grandfather on my mother's side was Little Terrapin. My grandmother on my mother's side was Akey. Ta-key, Black, and Bear Paw, my aunt and uncles on mother's side all died since 1851, leaving no heirs and all on the roll of 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: Watson Spade

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of September 1906.

M. K. Shannon, 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 Nancy Gritts and John Batt, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Watson Spade, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 35 years and 25 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: N. J. Redbird and N. B. Littlejohn

Signature of Witnesses: John 'X' Batt and Nancy 'X' Gritts

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 8th day of September 1906.

M. K. Shannon, Notary Public

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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. 134

1.. State you full name: Watson Spade

2.. Residence and post office: Proctor, Indian Territory

3.. County: Cherokee Nation

4.. State: Indian Territory

5.. Date and place of birth: In Goingsnake District, Cherokee Nation, March 11, 1869

6.. Are you married? Yes

7.. Name and age of wife or husband: Samantha Spade

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. Johnson Spade 6 years b. September 27, 1902

2. Jack Spade 14 months b. March 31, 1906

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

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.

Signed: Watson Spade

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of May 1907.

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 Arthur Sanders and Lincoln England who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Watson Spade, who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known him for 8 years and 30 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.

Witness to Mark:

Signatures of Witnesses

Arthur Sanders and Lincoln England

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of May 1907.

Hugh M. Adair, Notary Public

________________________________________________________________

Claims through...

Drennen Roll Family Group # 668-Goingsnake District

Little Terrapin

Akey Terrapin

Qua-la-you-cah

Ta-key

Black

Cah-sa-lah-we

Nelly

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GROUPED WITH....

MA. # 5389-Betsy Fogg *(nee Terrapin m. White Fogg)

MA # 5334-Jennie Terrapin *( Jennie 'Lin-nih' Watt/Fish/U-tsu-ti. She has filled out her miller application with the information that should be given for her husband, and not for her family line. A lot of records do show that her maiden name was Tarrapin. However, it is not. Some information from the application is for her family but most of it is from her husband's line. She was married to Thomas Terrapin aka John Terrapin. Thomas Terrapin is the first cousin to Watson Spade not Jennie. Jennie is my great great grandmother)

MA # 2698-Gabriel Terrapin *(1st cousin)

MA# 13714-Charlie Terrapin *(1st cousin)

MA# 12547-Charlie Fourkiller *(not sure of connection. This miller number could read # 42547, which would be for John B. Rymer, residence in Tennessee. I think the # 12547 is the correct one they wanted to list, however, I am not sure of how he does connect.)

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Watson Spade-full blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census # 1512-Goingsnake District as Wallis Spaid-10 yrs.

1896 Census Roll # 2023-Goingsnake District as Watt Spade

Dawes Roll # 28564, Census Card # 607 as Watson Spade-Goingsnake District-Stilwell

*Transcriber Notes

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

 


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