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    1. Freedmen Project--MILLER APP.# 19011 Hayward Rowe, Brown, Ross, Rodgers, Taylor
    2. Freedmen Project--MILLER APP.# 19011 Hayward Rowe, Brown, Ross, Rodgers, Taylor, Mayfield 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 one 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 #--19011 Action Taken--ADMITTED Name of applicant--HAYWARD ROWE No. of children--5 Residence--TALALA,OKLA. Reason---NEPHEW OF #557 AND CLAIMS THRU 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-HAYWARD ROWE Indian name- #2)Residence--NEAR TALALA I.T. #3Town and Post Office--TALALA I.T. #4)County--4 RECORDING DISTRICT #5)State--INDIAN TERRITORY #6)Date and place of birth?--ON GRAND RIVER FEBY 28" 1859 NEAR TAHLEQUAN I.T. #7)By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more then one relative living in 1851,set forth each seperately: FOR MY MOTHER JUNA BROWN AND MY 1,2 SISTER ABBIE SPUNA BOTH NOW DEAD. #8)Are you married?--YES #9)Name and age of wife or husband----LUCINDA ROWE NEE ROGERS AGED 41 YEARS #10)Give names of your father and mother, and your mothers maiden name before marriage. Father- english name---DANIEL ROWE OR ROSS Indian name-- Mother- english name--JUNA ROWE Indian name--- Maiden name--JUNA BROWN #11)Where were they born? Father--ON GRAND RIVER I.T. NEAR TANLEQUAN Mother--ON GRAND RIVER & NEAR TANLEQUAN I.T. #12)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at this time? Father--ON TUE SAID GRAND RIVER NEAR TANLEQUAN I.T. Mother--ON TUE SAID GRAND RIVER NEAR TANLEQUAN I.T. #13)Date of death of your father and mother: Father--IN 1887 Mother--IN 1885 Page 3) #14)Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benifits? If so, state when and were.--MY MOTHER WAS ENROLLED ON 1851 AND SUBSEQUENT ROLLS AND DREW GRASS HOPPER MONEY #15)Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and residence if possible. Name--FRANK KEYS 1/2 BROTHER Born--1862 Died--LIVING NEAR REDLAND IT Name--ABBIE SPUN 1/2 SISTER Born--1865 Died--DIED IN 1872 #16)State English name and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible. Fathers side:JESS ROWE CELIA ROWE Mothers side:--RACHEL BROWN GRANDMOTHER STEPHEN TAYLOR GRANDFATHER #17)Where were they born? Fathers side:--PATERNAL GRAND PARENTS IN GEORGIA Mother's side;--MATERNAL GRAND PARENTS IN GEORGIA #18)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?-- PATERNAL GRAND PARENTS IN I.T. MATERNAL GRAND PARENTS NEAR TAHLEQUA I.T. #19)Give names of all their children, and residence, if possible: Note: NONE OF MY GRAND PARENTS WERE OF INDIAN DESCENT EXCEPT MY GRAND MOTHER RACHEL BROWN.AND THIS IS A LIST OF HER CHILDREN. English Name:--ABBIE BROWN LIVING IS NEAR 100 YEARS OLD Indian Name:-- Residence:--LENAPAN I.T. English Name:--GEORGE H BROWN LIVING Indian Name:-- Residence:--LENAPAN I.T. English Name:--CY BROWN DEAD DIED BEFORE THE WAR Indian Name:-- Residence:-- English Name:--SALLIE BROWN LIVING Indian Name:-- Residence:--IN CALIFORNIA POST OFFICE UNKNOWN English Name:--PERRY ROSS LIVING Indian Name:-- Residence:--CLAREMORE I.T. JUNA BROWN& MYMOTNER DIED IN 1885 #20)Have you ever been enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benifits?-- AM A CHEROKEE FREEDMEN ALLOTTEE AND AM ON THE 1880 AUTNENTICATED ROLL AND OTHER ROLLS Page 4) #21)To assist in identification, claiment should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their parents and grandparents back to 1835,---- MY GRAND MOTHER WAS RACHEL BROWN WHO LIVED IN 1835 --------------------------------- Remarks- Section) Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in providing his claim.-- MY UNCLE GEORGE H BROWN NOW LIVING AT LENAPAH I.T. IS ON THE REGULAR CHEROKEE ROLL OF 1880 AND IS A CHEROKEE ALLOTTEE. ------------------------------------ Legal- Section ) I solemnly swear that the forgoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Signature---HAYWARD HIS X MARK ROWE Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21 day,of MARCH, 1907. Notary Public- signature--JOHN E. PUNKION My commission expires: DEC. 21, 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 J.G.LIPER and E.Y.BASS, who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say they are well acquainted with HAYWARD ROWE who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known for 20 years and 15 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--J.G.LIPER E.Y.BASS Signatures of witnesses--J.G.LIPER E.Y.BASS Subscribed and sworn to me, before me this 18TH day of MARCH,1917. Notary signature---JOHN E.PUNKION Notary commission expires---DEC 21,,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. ADDITIONAL PAPERS WITH THIS APPLICATION ARE; ------------------------------------------------------------------- SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION FOR MINOR CHILDREN 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 my minor children of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress appoved June 30,1906, in accordance with the decree of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906 in favor of the Eastern Cherokees, and I ask that this be made part of my original application No.19011 1) State your full name:--HAYWARD ROWE 2) Residence and Post Office:--TALALA 3) County:--CHEROKEE NATION 4) State:--INDIAN TERRITORY 5) Date and place of birth:--NEAR TAHLEQUAH I.T. IN FEBY 1860 6) Are you married?--YES 7) Name and age of wife or huband:--LUCINDA ROWE AGED 40 8) To what tribe of Indians, if any, does he or she belong?--NONE 9) Names of all your children who were living on May 28, 1906: Name--PERRY ROWE Age--18 YEARS Born--OCT 1888 Name--LEWIS ROWE Age--15 YEARS Born--AUG 16 1891 Name--ALBERT ROWE Age--14 YEARS Born--APRIL 8 1893 Name--RACHEL ROWE Age--7 YEARS Born--FEBY 22 1900 Name--AGGIE ROWE Age--5 YEARS Born--FEBY 21 1902 10) Were you ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where, and with what tribe of Indians:---ALL ARE CHEROKEE ALLOTTEES REMARKS-- (Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in providing his claim.)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I solemnly swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Signature--HAYWARD HIS X MARK ROWE Subscribed and sworn to before me this 15 day of JUNE 1907. Notary Signature--JOHN E. PUNKION My Commission expires--DEC 21, 1908 Other Signatures to mark are: JOHN PUNKION GEORGE MAYFIELD -------------------------------------------------------------- Add:Stamped Letter to the Court of Claims: SEPT 22, 1909 COFFEYS VILLE KANSAS SEPT. 19,1909 MR GUION MILLER SPECIAL COMMISSIONER SIR AS I AM THE DAUGHTER OF HAYWARD ROWE AND HAVE RECIEVED MY NOTICE TO THE EASTERN CHEROKEE ENROLLMENT AND MY PAPER HAVE NOT BEEN RECIEVED ANY AT ALL AND THEY SAY WE ALL HAVETO HAVE THEM BEFORE WE CAN DRAW THE MONEY AND I HAVE RECIEVED MINE KNOW WILL YOU BE SO PLEASE AS TO SEND PAPERS AND SISTERS AND BROTHERS NAMES HAYWARD ROWE PARRIE ROWE LOUIS ROWE ALBERT ROWE RACHEL ROWE AGGIE ROWE WHITCH PLEASE SEND TO MY A DRESS ELLA MAYFIELD 910 MINIS ODA ST. COFFEYS VILLE KAUS Bright Star Freedmen Project 2005

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