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( Applicants father and mother enrolled by Drennen in Delaware District # 706 under names of Joseph and Celia. Applicant also enrolled as 'Eh-se-ke')

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-Isaac Summerfield

Indian Name-Don't know

2. Residence-Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

3.. Town and Post Office-Spavinaw, Indian Territory

4.. County-Delaware District

5.. State-Indian Territory

6.. Date and Place of Birth-1850 Delaware 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:

Myself-Isaac Summerfield

My grandparents-John and Caty Summerfield

My parents-Joseph and Celia Summerfield

Sister-A-kie Summerfield

Uncles-Wat-ty and Qua-ne


8.. Are you married? Yes

9.. Name and age of wife or husband- Ta-ky 55 years old

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

Father- English name-Joseph Summerfield (Delaware District # 706)

Indian name-Don't know

Mother- English name-Don't know

Indian name-Ce-lia (Delaware District # 706)

Maiden name-

11.. Where were they born? Father-Old Nation Mother-Old Nation

12.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Father- Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory; Mother-Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

13.. Date of death of your father and mother? Father- About 1866; Mother-About 1887

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

Yes, in 1851 for the Dawes and same a the same all payments after.

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

A-kee b. abt. 1848 d. abt. 1867

Eh-se-ke myself b. 1850 d. Living

Lizzie (MA # 631) b. abt 1856 d. Living

Nelly b. abt. 1858 d. Living

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

Father's Side - John Summerfield; Don't know; Caty; Ca-ty

Mother's Side - Don't know; Don't know; Don't know; Don't know

17.. Where were they born? Old Nation

18.. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, IT

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

1.. English name- Father's side; Indian name-Watty and Qua-ne; Residence-Both dead, no children

2.. English name-Don't know the dates; Indian name- ; Residence-

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

Yes, 1851 and after times in Delaware District to 1893 and 4.

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).

These no.'s and pages are take from a roll from ? to be a entry of the roll of 1851. I don't know much about my people and can't explain what little I do know in English.

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:Isaac 'X' Summer field


C. M. Dunlap

Mollie Dunlap

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 1st day of October, 1906

Signed: J. J. Crawford?

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 Moses Ridge and Lacie Skah-gin-ne, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Isaac Summerfield , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known him for 50 years and 45 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.

Witnessess Signatures:

C. M. Dunlap Moses 'X' Ridge

Mollie Dunlap Lacie 'X' Skah-gin-ne

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 1st day of October, 1906

J. J. Crawford?

notary public

*Drennen Family Group # 706





Gah-taw-thun-ah *(This is Joseph's sister)

*Transcriber notes

*Drennen Family Group # 821

John Summerfield (Oo-la-yo-eh)




*Transcriber notes

*Isaac also has miller application # 5676 and # 13213, duplicates.

*Dawes Roll # 8769, Census Card # 3605

*Full Blood Cherokee

*Isaac also has an address of McDonald County, Southwest City, Missouri-not sure which one is correct.

Grouped with.

Miller applications.

# 631-Lizzie Summerfield, nee Skah-gin-ne (wife)

# 5673-Lizzie Summerfield, nee Skah-gin-ne (wife) duplicate

# 5675-Jennie Leaf nee Summerfield

# 5676-Duplicate of applicant-Isaac Summerfield-claimant

# 13213-Duplicate of applicant-Isaac Summerfield-claimant

# 13214-Lizzie Summerfield, nee Skah-gin-ne (wife) duplicate

# 13215-Nellie Ellick nee Summerfield (sister)

# 10585-Nellie Ellick nee Summerfield (sister) duplicate

# 10584-Jim Ellick (brother-in-law)

# 13360-Lesra/Leora Handle nee Summerfield (niece)

# 10961-Sallie Hicks nee Summerfield (1/2 sister)

# 34278-Jennie L. Hicks

# 16978-Annie Cordery nee Summerfield (1/2 sister)

# 16979-Jack and Pearl Wofford (Children on Annie Cordery nee Summerfield)

# 18468-Elizabeth E. Wofford (Child of Annie Cordery nee Summerfield)

# can't make out

Claims through.

Delaware District 706 and 821

# 28227-Jessie Summerfield

# 28237-Swimmer Summerfield


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