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From: "Shelta R. Shrum" <>
Subject: Re: [TNMACON] Several Surnames- NA heritage
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 19:02:53 -0600
Good stuff, thanks for sharing.
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Subject: [TNMACON] Several Surnames- NA heritage
> There are many other surnames below besides Hargis. I am sure the below
> is well known knowledge but will post anyway. Richard Hargis's wife,
> Jacobs was suppose to be full bloodied Cherokee Indian.
> The following was put together by Randy East but was given to me by
> The following individuals submitted applications for money which was
> appropriated by the Eastern Cherokee Indians by an Act of Congress
> 30 June 1906 in accordance with the decrees of the Court of Claims of 18
> 1905 and 28 May 1906. All of the these applications trace their descent
> Jennie Jacobs, Cherokee.
> Hargis, Felix Grundy
> Hargis, Marion Fernando Satterfield
> Hargis, Dora Hatton
> Hargis, Jackson Washington McLeary
> Hargis, Ida I.
> Hargis, Agnes M.
> Hargis, William L.
> Hargis, Eason Howell
> Hargis, William Abner
> Hargis, Antom Odell
> Hargis, Thomas Jefferson
> Hargis, Hugh Flippin
> Hargis, Robert A.
> Hargis, Charles Franklin
> Hargis, Nancy Ann
> Hargis, Harvey F.
> Brooks, Luke Thomas (my great great great grandfather)
> Brooks, Charles F.
> Brooks, Willliam A.
> Brooks, Wilson M.
> Brooks, James O.
> Brooks, Thomas B. (my great great grandfather)
> Brooks, Albert Curtis
> Brooks, Groner
> Brooks, John H.
> Brooks, John R.
> Parker, Daniel W.
> Parker, Wain Franklin
> Woodmore, Allie
> Tuck, Martha Elizabeth Brooks (d/o of John A. & Mahulda Hargis Brooks)
> Massey, Irvin E.
> Williams, Nathaniel M.
> Williams, Sarah Lewis Tuck
> Williams, Hershell H.
> Crowder, Joanna Brooks & John W.
> Crowder, Sarah T. Brooks & Wesley N.
> Massey, Susan Coatney Tuck
> Oldham, Leomia
> Kirby, Alvis M.
> Kirby, Martha Josephine Brooks
> Smith, Ora Lee Brooks
> Gregory, Martha Frances
> Dewese, Mattie S. Brooks
> Jenkins, John H.
> Below is from "Cherokee By Blood- Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in
> United States Court of Claims 1906-1910" compiled by Jerry Wright Jordan.
> 15926. Leonia Oldham, Dixon Springs, Tenn
> Rejected. See Special report herewith:
> The applicant in her application states that she was born in Trousdale Co.
> Tenn. in 1881, that she claims her right to participate in the Eastern
> Cherokee Fund through her father, J.W. McL. Hargis, application #159828,
> was born in Macon County , Tenn. in 1852. Her father has also applied for
> participation in this fund. He sets forth in his application that he
> his Cherokee blood through his father., Jackson W. Hargis, who was born
> 1817 in Smith Co. Tenn. Jackson W. Hargis, the grandfather of Leomia
> claims his Cherokee blood through his mother, Jennie Hargis, whose maiden
> name was Jennie Jacobs.
> Martha E. Tuck, application #41393, a first cousin of the father of Leomia
> Oldham, states that she was born in Macon County, Tenn. in 1853, that she
> claims her Cherokee blood through her mother, Malinda Hargis, who was a
> daughter of William Hargis, who was a son of Jennie Jacobs. Attention is
> called to the conflicting statesments in application #41393 and #15828.
> The following grounds are given for the rejection of this claim.
> 1. Neither the applicant nor any of the ancestors through who she claims
> Cherokee blood were enrolled on any of the Eastern Cherokee Rolls.
> 2. The grandfather of the applicant was born in 1817 in Smith Co., Tenn.
> one hundred miles from the Eastern Cherokee Domain in 1835-6.
> 3. No evidence is submitted with this claim which would tend to show that
> applicant is a descendant of the Eastern Cherokees who were parties to the
> treaties of 1835-6 and 1846.
> EXCEPTION Case. Rejected. Total number of exceptions filed in this
> Original recommendation renewed.
> Dora H. Hargis
> J.W. NIch. Hargis
> Ida I. Hargis
> Agnes M. Hargis
> Wilson L. Hargis
> (the page ends here and this is all the info I have)
> By no means, does this rejection mean Jennie Jacobs was not a Cherokee
> Indian. Only that the descendants did not prove their case very well and
> not meet the guidelines. By the way, I have very light blond hair and blue
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