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Wallace Roll

The Wallace Roll of Cherokee Freedmen in Indian Territory was created due to the citizenship of many ex-slaves (freedmen) being disputed by the Cherokee Tribe. To the freedmen, the ability to establish their status was important, not only for the sharing of the Cherokee lands, but also the payments and annuities the Cherokee Tribe was to receive in the future. A series of investigations were conducted by John W. Wallace, 1889-1890; Leo E. Bennett, 1891-92; Marcus D. Shelby, 1893; James G. Dickson, 1895-96; William Clifton, William Thompson, and Robert H. Kern, 1896-97. These investigations resulted in the Cherokee Freedmen Rolls known as the Wallace Roll, and the Kern-Clifton Roll.

A schedule of names of Cherokee freedmen created by Special Agent John W. Wallace. Individuals on the schedule were entitled to share with the Shawnee and Delaware in the per capita distribution of $75,000, appropriated by Congress in October 1888, and issued under the supervision of his office. Because of discrepancies, additional supplements were added. In 1896-1897 the Kern-Clifton Roll was created to fill in the omissions of the Wallace Roll. Genealogists not finding their Cherokee ancestor in the Wallace Roll, should search the Kern-Clifton Roll to insure that this ancestor was not one of those originally omitted by Wallace.

Many names appear more than one time in a district, and some appear in all districts.

The following search enables you to search our Wallace Rolls.

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Wallace Roll

wdt_IDWallIDwallaceCherokeelastfirstagesexresidencecliftonremarksdeathoffice
1011AlbertyJerry51MCooweescoowee1AuthenticatedNULL1
2122AlbertyRuth46FCooweescoowee2AuthenticatedNULL2
3234AlbertyNoah22MCooweescoowee4AuthenticatedNULL3
4345AlbertyMoses20MCooweescoowee5AuthenticatedNULL4
5456AlbertyJohn18MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL5
6567AlbertyCarrie16FCooweescoowee6AuthenticatedNULL6
7678AlbertyJosh Jr.14MCooweescoowee7AuthenticatedNULL7
8789AlbertyEmma12FCooweescoowee8Emory on Clifton RollsNULL8
98910AlbertyMillie11FCooweescoowee9AuthenticatedNULL9
109100AlbertySarah9FCooweescoowee10AuthenticatedNULL10
1110110AlbertyFred8MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL11
1211120AlbertyBertha7FCooweescoowee11AuthenticatedNULL12
13121311AlbertyJosh41MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL13
1413140AlbertyEaster6FCooweescoowee2394AuthenticatedNULL14
15141514AdairRobert20MCooweescoowee15Born after Mar. 3, 1883 #14291 in 1884, #14705 in 1893NULL15
16151615AdairWilliam25MCooweescoowee16AuthenticatedNULL16
171617476AmsteadLewis36MCooweescoowee51AuthenticatedNULL17
181718478AmsteadMiss28FCooweescoowee1067AuthenticatedNULL18
19181916BeckWilliam20MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL19
20192017BeckJosie32FCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL20
21202118BirdSophia31FCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL21
22212219BirdWilliam14MCooweescoowee21AuthenticatedNULL22
23222320BirdHenry11MCooweescoowee19AuthenticatedNULL23
2423240BirdJesse8MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL24
2524250BirdAnna7FCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL25
26252621BrownAbbie40FCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL26
27262722BrownJesse57MCooweescoowee584AuthenticatedNULL27
28272823BrownLucinda38FCooweescoowee585AuthenticatedNULL28
29282924BrownSarah23FCooweescoowee586AuthenticatedNULL29
30293025BrownAnderson20MCooweescoowee587AuthenticatedNULL30
31303126BrownJesse Jr.18MCooweescoowee588AuthenticatedNULL31
32313227BrownWillie16MCooweescoowee589AuthenticatedNULL32
33323328BrownPolly14FCooweescoowee590AuthenticatedNULL33
34333429BrownL. B.11MCooweescoowee591AuthenticatedNULL34
3534350BrownBecky8FCooweescoowee592AuthenticatedNULL35
36353630BuffingtonMitt35MCooweescoowee2469Daughter of Eliza RoseNULL36
37363731BurgessWm.37MCooweescoowee33AuthenticatedNULL37
38373832BurgessSarah35FCooweescoowee34AuthenticatedNULL38
39383933BurgessAnderson Jane16FCooweescoowee35AuthenticatedNULL39
40394034BurgessMaria11FCooweescoowee36AuthenticatedNULL40
4140410BurgessCharlotte9FCooweescoowee37AuthenticatedNULL41
4241420BurgessCharley6MCooweescoowee0Born Mar. 8, 1883 #'s 14708,14291,7031 in 1891NULL42
43424336BrownIsrael26MCooweescoowee46AuthenticatedNULL43
44434437BurgessMinta26FCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL44
454445479BowlesSusan46FCooweescoowee724AuthenticatedNULL45
464546483BoudinotAlexander45MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL46
474647484BurgessWm.16MCooweescoowee0AuthenticatedNULL47
48474838ChambersCharles55MCooweescoowee591AuthenticatedNULL48
49484939ChambersCaroline38FCooweescoowee592Died 1891 See ???? L. C. Bennett ???NULL49
50495040ChambersJohn W28MCooweescoowee2153AuthenticatedNULL50

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