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(Admitted. Applicant enrolled by Drennen in 1851, Delaware District Group # 288.)

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-Ta-kee Summerfield

Indian Name-Ta-kee

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-1851 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:


Parents-Oosar-we and Quah-la-you-cah

Sisters-Na-le and Quate-se


Uncles and Aunts-Dave-se, Lancy, Sa-ke, A-ke, Chah-le, I-chan-nee, and Cah-nel-sa

8.. Are you married? yes

9.. Name and age of wife or husband- Isaac Summerfield (MA# 630-56 years of age

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

Father- English name-Don't know

Indian name-Oo-sar-we

Mother- English name- Don't know

Indian name-Quah-la-you-cah

Maiden name-Quah-la-you-cah

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-abt. 1863; Mother-abt. 1870

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

Yes, 1851 Delaware District. Don't know of any others but if there (?) any payments...too hard to read...

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

Na-le b. d. Don't know, dead

Quat-se b. d. Don't know, dead

David b. d. Don't know, dead

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

Father's Side Mother's Side

Oo-ha-loo-ka Coo-tau-keas-ke

Dar-ne Tah-ne-la

17.. Where were they born? Old Nation

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

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-Te-yaw-steas-ke-dead; Residence- No children, don't know death date

2.. English name- ; Indian name- ; Residence-

3.. English name-Mother's side; Indian name-Dave-se, Lucy, Sa-ke; Residence-All dead, no children

4.. English name-Don't know date of deaths; Indian name-Also, Mose-uncle; Residence-I-chan-nee-tah and Cah-nel-sa

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

Yes, in 1851 and ever since to 1894.

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: Ta-kee 'X' Summerfield

Attest to Witness

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 , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Ta-kee Summerfield, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 40 years and 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 herclaim.

Witnessess Signatures:

C. M. Dunlap Moses 'X' Ridge

Mollie Dunlap John Ridge

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

J. J. Crawford?

Notary Public

Duplicate Miller Applications-# 13216 and # 5677

Dawes Roll # 8770, Census Card # 3605

Full Blood Cherokee

1880 Cherokee Census-Delaware District # 1431 as Takey Kayhawah-20 yrs.

m. Isaac Summerfield

Drennen Roll Family Group # 288-Delaware District







Drennen Roll Family Group # 248-Delaware District




Drennen Roll Family Group # 271-Delaware District



Drennen Roll Family Group # 92-Delaware District

Wah-le (alone)

Drennen Roll Family Group # 625-Delaware District




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