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Sallie Stop nee Terrapin

Peggs, Oklahoma

Admitted. Applicant probably mistaken about being enrolled as Sa-le Tuck-see. Applicant enrolled with her mother Takee-Tarrapin, father Terapin, brother Joseph and wife Ya-ka-nee, and other brothers and sisters. Skin Bayou District # 156.See Misc. Test. P. 3333.

Grouped with MA # 2754, Ollie Terrapin.

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- Sallie Stop

Indian Name- Sar-lee Tuck-see Oo-na-see

2. Residence- 2 miles South of Peggs

3. Town and Post Office- Peggs, Indian Territory

4. County- Cherokee Nation

5. State- Indian Territory

6. Date and Place of Birth- Born 1846 Saline District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

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 own self- Sar-le

My father- Tuck-see Oo-na-stee

Mother- Tar-gie

My sister- Si-unts (not sure of last part of name, could be Sar-we-gee)

My brother- Claw-yah-cah

My sister- A-wee

My brother- Chee-qul-lah-da-gee

My nephew- Ger-gie Yian-ju-whi-yah

My nephew- Ju-lee or wah

My cousin- Nu-gie-coo-ger-di-ges-sky (hard to make out the spelling of this name)

My cousin- Ju-wa-ger-gar Caw-gu-di-gu-sky

My cousin- Ca-dee Caw-gu-di-gu-sky

My cousin- Dee-gaw-nee-te Ju-gor-cluch

My cousin- Oo-yah-lee-gaw Ju-gor-cluch

8. Are you married? WIDOW

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-

Indian name- Tuck-see Oon-stee

Mother- English name-

Indian name- Tar-gie

Maiden name- Tar-gie Scoo-goo-har

11. Where were they born? BLANK

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

13. Date of death of your father and mother? Father died about 1861, and mother died January 1894.

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

Yes, emigrant 1851 and mother all Cherokee per capita payments, Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

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

Jesse Tuck-see Oo-na-stee b. abt 1834 d. abt 1879

Si-unts (sp?) b. abt 1837 d. abt 1859

Che-yoh-la b. abt 1840 d. abt 1861

A-wee b. abt 1843 d. abt 1866

Sar-lee b. abt 1846 d.

Ju-qul-lee-da-gie b. abt 1849 d. abt 1861

Ar-lie b. abt 1852 d. Living

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

Father's side: Too-na-nay-loh and Chun-wa-gu-yu-gar

Mother's side: Scoo-goo-lar and Di-yoh-nee

17. Where were they born? North Carolina

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Said to be dead.

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

1. English name- ; Indian name- Je-nee Too-na-nay-lah; Residence- Died about 1865

2. English name- ; Indian name- Caw-gu-de-gu-sky Too-na-nay-lah; Residence- Died about 1864

3. English name- ; Indian name- Ju-yo-clunt Too-na-nay-lah; Residence- Died about 1864

4. English name- ; ndian name-Lu-see Scor-goo-hor; Residence- Died about 1864

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

Yes, emigrant 1851 and per capita payment, Saline District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory and final roll by Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes

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

Ollie Terapin, Peggs, Indian Territory is my sister. Annie Welch of Tahlequah, Indian Territory and James Tarapin, Bartlesville, are my brother, Jesse's daughter and son.


(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: Sallie Stop

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7th day of November 1906

Signed: ?. F. Baily, 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 Bond and Sam H. Downing , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Sallie Stop , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 4 years and 25 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 Bond and Sam H. Downing

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 7th day of November 1906.

Signed: (?). F. Bailey, Notary public

Misc. Test. P. 3333

Application # 2753-Sallie Stop

Sallie Stop being first duly sworn, deposes and says:

"My name is Sallie Stop. I live at Peggs, Oklahoma. # 28998 is my Dawes Commission number. I received immigrant money. Sarle Tuck-see was the name under which I was enrolled. I was living in Skin Bayou at that time, 1851. My father's name was Tuck-see or Tarpin. My mother's name was Ta-ke. My oldest brothers name was Joseph, and his wife's name Ya-ka-nee. I had a brother name Claw-yah-cah, one named Chee-qul-lah-ta-kee, sister named Ave. My name is Sally. See Skin Bayou # 156

Signed: (typed Sallie Stop, no signature)

Subscribed and sworn to before me at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, this 30th day of September 1908.

Harry C. Black,

Assistant to Special Commissioner,

U. S. Court of Claims

Drennen Roll Group # 156-Skin Bayou district

Joseph Tarpin or Cho-see (brother)

Ya-kin-nee Tarpin (sister-in-law)

Tarpin (grandfather)

Takee Tarpin (grandmother)

Claw-yah-cah Tarpin (brother)

Ave Tarpin (sister)

Sally Tarpin (self)

Chee-qul-lah-ta-kee (brother)


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