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From: "Alli :\)" <>
Subject: Re: [CherokeeGene] Alli: Arkansas and Missouri Cherokee
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2012 00:56:42 -0700
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If you go back to my original post, I was talking about MY family :)

I have a Thomas Thompson N.C. (as far as i know right now) Married Delphia
whose maiden name is currently unknown.
They had 3-4 kids......Elizabeth Thompson (my triple great grandma), David
Thompson, James Thompson & possibly another girl whose name is unknown but
my Dbl. great grandma mentions her in a letter.

Elizabeth Thompson married a James Adams (Jr) who was born in East Tn. they
had several kids, one of them being my dbl. great grandma Martha Malinda
Adams who was born in Tn. in 1838. They moved when she was 11 to Ark or Mo
(have to look in my records)

Martha then married a Samuel Phariss who was born in 1824 in Tn. (yes, there
was a big age difference). They had a ton of kids in Mo & Ark before moving
to Okla. & had more.

Those are the Thompson's i'm referring to & looking for. I haven't even
began to start on David & James. I know that by 1907 that one of those boys
had been dead for 30 yrs. so i don't know if they started their own family
or not.

I know what our family history is & know that based on some documents i have
found, our chances of having Cherokee blood is high....but the proof is
sporadic & I have a lot of holes to plug..

Good luck on your search. My dad & husband worked with a man with the last
name of Beaver, I don't recall his tribal connection, but i'll ask my hubby
if he recalls or my mom as she's in touch with his wife & can ask her.

Alli :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pauline Schwarz" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2012 3:48 PM
Subject: [CherokeeGene] Alli: Arkansas and Missouri Cherokee

> Hi Alli,
> I believe my ancestors (Beavers) who came to Arkansas in 1817 are what
> you
> are talking about.
> They did not move on to Oklahoma but remained in Arkansas. Frustrating
> not
> to find any
> information on them. GG grandfather born in about 1825 in Ark.
> according to
> 1850 census.
> Great grandmother was born in Ash Flat, Arkansas 1853, and was according
> to
> family a
> Cherokee. She was Nancy Mariah Beavers who married Lewis Thompson (not
> believed to be indian.)
> He was from Illinois. Her parents were J. W. born in Arkansas (or M.)
> Beavers and Phoebe (maiden name unknown)
> born in Tennessee. 1850 Census report does not have race marked for
> anyone
> on the page.
> Nancy Mariah Beavers Thompson is buried in Spring Creek Cemetery near
> Calico
> Rock, Arkansas.
> I have a picture of her gravestone and have visited the grave site.
> No way to find anything more. Members of the family have searched for
> many
> years. I just remember my father telling us
> we were part Cherokee when we moved to Oklahoma City from Kansas City,
> MO.
> when I was about 8 years old.
> Pauline Harris Schwarz

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