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MILLER APPLICATION # 12652

Betsy Young nee Christie
Cherokee Co., Wauhillau, Oklahoma

Admitted. 
Duplicate application of # 1829, wife of MA # 1831, Charles Young.

*This is considered a supplemental application

Applicant made out former claim and sent on to department and afterward learned of these additional names to which she is heir, hence, submits this supplemental claim which should be joined with the former claim. 

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- Betsy Young
    Indian Name- Qua-ty

2. Residence-

3. Town and Post Office- Wauhillau

4. County- Cherokee Nation

5. State- Indian Territory

6. Date and Place of Birth- 1849-Goingsnake *(the other app. says 1856)

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:
This woman has already sent in some names and now has found more shares to which she is heir, which are as follows:

Ee-la-wi, maternal grandmother's brother
Da-wi, son of Ee-la-wi
Ga-le-lo-lu, daughter of Ee-la-wi
Li-di, daughter of Ee-la-wi
Tsu-li-squa-lu-dah, great uncle of applicant
Ca-no-skee-skee, maternal grandfather
Ka-ti, maternal great grandmother, maybe on 1851 roll, she came west with Cherokees
Ti-yo-nuh, great grandmother's brother
Oo-loo-tsi, great grandmother on father's side

8. Are you married? *(Has been written over to list the family members, the information must be on the other application.)

9. Name and age of wife or husband-*(Has been written over to list the family members, the information must be on the other application.)

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

Father- English name- Arch Christie
Indian name- Ar-chi Wa-ki-goo

Mother- English name- Ka-ti
Indian name-
Maiden name- Ka-ti Ca-no-skee-ski *(Caty Stealer/Gah-naw-skee-skee)

11. Where were they born?
Both parents born in Old Cherokee Nation

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time
Both parents living in Goingsnake District

13. Date of death of your father and mother?
Father died 1898, mother died 1900.

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

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

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

Father's side- BLANK
Mother's side- Ca-no-skee-ski, maternal grandfather, might have been dead in 1851

17. Where were they born? IN OLD CHEROKEE NATION.

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

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

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

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

Applicant does not know where Ee-la-wi lived in 1851, nor where his children lived. None of Ee-la-si's children left any children of their own except Da-wi who had one child, which also died without children.

REMARKS

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

Applicant made out former claim and sent on to department and afterward learned of these additional names to which she is heir, hence, submits this supplemental claim which should be joined with the former claim. [sic]Oo-loo-tu, great grandmother had Wa-hyah brother Eng. Wolf who may be on '51 roll but might have been dead. Tluh-da-tsi also brother of Oo-loo-tsi may also be on '51 roll, but may have been dead. Maybe on roll as Lion or Tiger, 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: Betsey 'X' Young

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 8th day of January 1907.

Signed: James Duncan, 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 John Duck and Richard M. Wolfe, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Betsy Young , who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 2 years and 2 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 Duck and Richard M. Wolfe

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 8th day of January 1907.

Signed: James Duncan, Notary public

* Transcriber notes

Betsy Young, listed as full blood Cherokee

Dawes Roll # 2037, Census Card # 731

Transcribed by Catherine Widener, 2003

 


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