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    1. [MN-FREEDMEN] MILLER APP.# 24895 Fred Robinson, Brown,
    2. Hi Everyone, PLEASE NOTE ALL RESPONSES TO QUESTION ARE IN CAPS. Below are the questions asked on the Miller Applications I have sent you info on in the Freedmen Project work. I hope to get at least two a week submitted. For those of you who cannot afford these NARA applications, I would advise that after you confirm it is your line, that you send for the packet, for source proof. Remember geneology is nothing without documentation. Page 1) Application # 24895 Action Taken- ADMITTED Name of applicant--FRED ROBINSON No. of children--X Residence--LENAPAH, OKLA. Reason---- GRANDSON OF # 557 AND CLAIMS THROUGH SAME SOURCE Page 2) SPECIAL COMMISSIONER of the COURT of CLAIMS,601 Ouray Building, Washington D.C. Sir,I hereby make application for such share as may be due me of the fund appropriated by the ACT of CONGRESS, appoved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decrees of the COURT of CLAIMS of May 18,1905, and May28, 1906, in favor of the eastern Cherokees. The evidence of identity is herewith subjoined.Note: Answers to all questions should be short, but complete. If you can not answer, so state. Question # 1)State full name: English name---FRED ROBINSON Indian name- #2)Residence--LENAPAH and Post Office-- #3)County--CHEROKEE NATION #4)State--INDIAN TERRITORY #5)How old are you?--23 Born--- 1883 #6)Where were you born? --CHEROKEE NATION #7)Are you married?--YES #8)Name and age of wife or husband--CARRIE #9)To what tribe of Indians do he or she belong?--CHEROKEE #10)Name all your children who were living on May 28, 1906, giving their ages. Name-- Age-- DOB-- #11)Give names of your father and mother, and your mothers maiden name before marriage. Father- english name-TOBE ROBINSON Indian name- Mother- english name-ELIZABETH Indian name- Maiden name-ELIZABETH BROWN #12)Where were they born? Father- CHEROKEE NATION Mother- CHEROKEE NATION Page #3 #13)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at this time? Father-DON'T KNOW Mother- #14)Date of death of your father and mother: Father--- Mother--- #15)Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benifits? If so, state when and were.--- #16)Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and residence if possible. Name--ARTHUR Born-- Died-- Name--GEORGE Born-- Died-- Name--NORA Born-- Died-- Name--LOLA Born-- Died-- Name--DELLA Born-- Died-- Name--TOLLIE Born-- Died-- Name--HANNAH Born-- Died-- Name--POLINE Born-- Died-- Name--OPAL Born-- Died-- Name--INUS Born-- Died-- #17)State English name and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's side, and mother's side, if possible. fathers side--- DON'T KNOW mothers side--- #18)Where were they born?--- #19)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?-- #20)Give names of all their children, and residence, if possible:-- DON'T KNOW English Name:---- Indian Name:--- Residence:---- English Name-- Indian Name:-- Residence:--- English Name:-- Indian Name:-- Residence:--- Page 4 #21)Have you ever been enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benifits? If so, state when and were,and with what tribe of Indians. ANSWER;--CHEROKEES AND DREW IN ALL CHEROKEE PAYMENTS, TAKEN MY ALLOTMENT IN SAID NATION #22)To assist in identification, claiment should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their parents and grandparents back to 1835.----- Remarks- Section) Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in providing his claim.------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------ Legal- Section ) I solemnly swear that the forgoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Signature- FREDERICK ROBINSON Subscribed and sworn to before me this ... day,of...... . Notary Public- signature--JOHN A. KIDD CommExp---NOV.19TH, 1908 Affidavit)-- (The following affidavit must be sworn to by two or more witnesses, who are well acquainted with the applicant.) Personally appeared before me WILLIE MURRELL and ELLIS GARRETT, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say they are well acquainted with FREDERICK ROBINSON who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known HIM for 10 years and 5 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. Witnesses to mark- Signatures of witnesses-- WILLIE MURRELL ALICE GARRETT Subscribed and sworn to me, before me this 12 day of JUNE, 1907. Notary signature---JOHN A. KIDD Notary commission expires-NOV. 19TH, 1908 NOTE: Affidavits should be made, whenever practicable, before a notary public,or clerk of the court, if sworn to before an Indian agent or disbursing agent of the Indian service, it need not be before a notary, etc.-------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------MY PERSONAL NOTE:Pages after that include letters written to the BIA about their claim. Some have additional papers, others do not. . Bright Star Freedmen Project

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