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Henry CLAY Chickasaw Freedman #483 #WarriorWednesday
Henry CLAY Chickasaw Freedmen #483 #WarriorWednesday M1186 Chickasaw Freedmen Card #483 front  CLAY, Henry & Isabella My research of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Freedmen of Indian
Territory over the years continually reminds me just how connected our
ancestor...
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Nellie CRAWFORD-TAYLOR Chickasaw Freedman #505
CRAWFORD, Nellie Chickasaw Freedwoman
#505 Born circa 1818-1822                 1               Dilsie
“DAUBRY”                 2               Nellie CRAWFORD                     b:
January 1822                                 3               Sephronia TAY...
Nellie CRAWFORD-TAYLOR Chickasaw Freedman #505
Nellie CRAWFORD-TAYLOR Chickasaw Freedman #505
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Watson BROWN #WarriorWednesday
Watson BROWN Choctaw Freedman #1205 Land Allotment Enrollment #3910 Historic Capitol Tushka-homa Choctaw Nation  Copyright 2018 Terry LIGON Living in the shadow
of the Choctaw Council House a freedmen leader emerged that challenged the
system of oppression ...
Watson BROWN #WarriorWednesday
Watson BROWN #WarriorWednesday
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Nathaniel date of death was November 21st 1935 as I’ve probably stated before, what I didn’t say is he was purported to have been murdered. There are two competing stories on the cause of his death. The first story dealt with three individuals who allegedly murdered him over gambling, which may have occurred at the
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Many people want to believe Native Americans and blacks have some sort of commonality when it comes to a history of oppression in the United States and on some levels that may be a true fact. In the case of the Five Slave Holding Tribes in general and the Chickasaw Indians specifically it is important to look at the facts.
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Isaac ALEXANDER CHIF#1433
#WarriorWednesday Isaac ALEXANDER CHIF#1433 Born in an unknown community in Mississippi, Isaac Alexander
was born to his parents Alec and Zilphia, in the 1820s.  They were slaves of Jim Colbert, of the
Chickasaw Nation.  The family came to
Indian Territory ...
Isaac ALEXANDER CHIF#1433
Isaac ALEXANDER CHIF#1433
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Eliza DYER Chickasaw Freedwoman Dawes Card #659
52 ANCESTORS in 52 WEEKS Eliza DYER Chickasaw Freedwoman Dawes Card #659 The intersection of freedmen families of Indian Territory
demonstrates just how inter-related we can be as a people. In my opinion my family
epitomizes this concept of intersection and...
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King BLUE, Chickasaw Freedman #135
Indian Territory History is Black History. Lest We Omit!  King BLUE, Chickasaw Freedman #135 The former slaves of the Chickasaw Indians once emancipated
by the Treaty of 1866 had an adversarial relationship with their former
enslavers, especially when it ca...
King BLUE, Chickasaw Freedman #135
King BLUE, Chickasaw Freedman #135
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Indian Territory History is Black History. Lest We Omit!
COHEE, Charles-Chickasaw Freedman #171 STEVENSON, Henry-Chickasaw Freedman #640 JAMES, William-Choctaw Freedman #127 Charles Cohee Courtesy of Evelyn NORWOOD Collection "The freedmen moved quickly to plan strategy concerning their
enrollment and allotment o...
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Seebell TILMON-EVANS-FREEMAN 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks
Seebell TILMON-EVANS-FREEMAN Maggie RILEY-TILMON-WRIGHT-VINEY Like most family historians/genealogist you come across that
one descendant or two that are just so elusive you want to give up ever
locating information on them and at various points in your res...
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