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Miller Application # 13091

Mary Still nee Fogg/Killwoman
Sequoyah Co., Salisaw, Oklahoma

(She has three applications)

Admitted. 
Applicant's father under the name of 'Fog' enrolled by Drennen in 1851 in Flint District, Group #335. Her Uncle 'Bird' in-group #336, and her uncle, 'Law-win' in-group #337.

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- Mary Still
    Indian Name- Wateyah

2. Residence- Salisaw

3. Town and Post Office- Salisaw, Indian Territory

4. County- Sequoyah District, Cherokee Nation

5. State- Cherokee Nation

6. Date and Place of Birth- 1879, Flint District, 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:

Little Fog, my father
Young Bird, my uncle
Watt, my uncle *(Could read Want, instead of Watt)
Betsy Fogg, my great grandmother
Peggie, my great aunt
Runabout Fogg or Ut-cleakie, my great uncle
Joe or Jewie Fogg, my great uncle
Culelah, grandmother
Lizzie Fogg, aunt

8. Are you married? YES

9. Name and age of wife or husband- John Still, age 32 years. 

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

Father- English name- Little Fogg
Indian name- Oo-chute

Mother- English name- Jennie Tarpin *(She m. Thomas Terrapin)
Indian name- Linie
Maiden name-Lennie Fogg

11. Where were they born?

Father born in Cherokee Nation East
Mother born in Cherokee Nation West

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 died 1881, BLANK *(MA # 5334, as Jennie Terrapin)

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
Father 1851 Rolls and all rolls up to his death, mother on all rolls from Civil War up to present time.

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

John Fogg (Bro.) b. about 1861 or 1862 d. 1904
Charley Fogg (Bro.) b. 1866 d.
Bird Fogg (Bro.) b. 1877 d.
Bill Fogg (Bro.) b. 1870 d.
Sarah Acorn (Sis.) b. 1880 d.

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

Father's side- Don't know
Mother's side- Watt Oo-still (grandfather) and Culeelah (grandmother)

17. Where were they born? IN OLD NATION

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

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

1. English name- Jennie Tarrapin
    Indian name-
    Residence- Westville, Indian Territory

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where-
I am all rolls from birth up to present time.

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

REMARKS

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

I am Charley Fogg's sister and he has sent in the full list of names that I claim for. I can not get all names as I am not able to go see him, you can look over his claim and give me my part of his claims as I am entitled to them as much as him.

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: Mary Still

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22nd day of January 1907.

Signed: James Denton, 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 Ellis Starr and Sequoyah Panther, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Mary Still , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 28 years and 10 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: Ellis Starr and Sequoyah Panther

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 22nd day of January 1907.

Signed: James Denton, 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. 13091

1. State you full name: Mary Still
2. Residence and post office: Salisaw
3. County: Sequoyah
4. State: Indian Territory
5. Date and place of birth: 1888 Flint District, Cherokee Nation *(She is on the 1880 Census)
6. Are you married? YES
7. Name and age of wife or husband: John Still, age 34 years
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. Nellie 5 years b. 1902
   2. Pollie 3 years b. 1904
   3.

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

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: Mary Still

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 13th day of August 1907.


*Transcriber notes

This is my great grandmother

*Drennen Roll Group # 335-Flint District
Fog

*Drennen Roll Group # 336-Flint District
Bird

*Drennen Roll Group # 337-Flint District
Law-win
Mary Still listed as full blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census # 733-Flint District as Watiyah Killwoman-1 yr

1896 Census Roll # 1431-Sequoyah District as Mary Still-pg. 1103

Dawes Roll # 28441, Census Card # 8214, (D-1743)-Flint District-Stilwell , IT

d. 1850
b. Matoka Indian Cemetery, Washington Co., near Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Later m. George Morris b. 1880


Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003


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