Topic: Dawes Roll

Decision Rendered Lemuel Welcome

Office Of The Assistant Attorney-General Washington, D. C., November 12, 1904 The Secretary Of The Interior SIR: I received by reference of July 22, 1904, with request for my opinion thereon, the record in the application of Lemuel Welcome to the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes for his enrollment as a Cherokee freedman by intermarriage. The applicant is a Negro, born in Ohio about 1855, who first went to the Cherokee country about 1870, and September 19, 1883, under a Cherokee marriage license, married Amanda Williams, who was identified on the 1880 authenticated roll of Cherokee freedmen. Her enrollment

Decision Rendered Mary Ann Riley

Office Of The Assistant Attorney-General Washington, D. C., August 31, 1905 The Secretary Of The Interior SIR: I received by reference of June 19, 1905, the record in the case of Mary Ann Riley and others, applicants for enrollment as Cherokee freedmen, with request for my opinion “whether the applicants in said case are entitled to enrollment.” The applicants are Mary Ann Riley, born about 1820; her daughter, Mary Hazelrig, nee Riley, born about 1855, for herself and minor children, William A., Jesse, Lacy, Alexander, Joseph E., James M. T., James L., and Fred; Mary Brown, nee Hazelrig, for herself

Decision Rendered James S. Long et al

Office Of The Secretary Washington, D. C., February 23, 1906. Commissioner To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. SIR: On January 19, 1905, the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes transmitted the record in the matter of the application for the enrollment of Lula F. Long, James S. Long, Joseph Long, and Forbis Long as citizens by blood of the Choctaw Nation, with its decision of January 19, 1905. dismissing the application of Lula F. Long and denying the application of James S., Joseph, and Forbis Long. The papers in the matter were forwarded by the Indian Office March

Decision Rendered Joe and Dillard Perry

Office Of The Secretary Washington, D. (7., February 25, 1905 Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: November 14, 1904, you transmitted report of proceedings had and additional evidence taken in the matter of the applications of Joe and Dillard Perry for their enrollment as citizens by blood of the Chickasaw Nation instead of Chickasaw freedmen. November 26, 1904 (Land 80819), the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, reporting in the matter, recommended that Joe and Dillard Perry be declared to be citizens by blood of the Chickasaw Nation, and that the Department direct the transfer of their

Decision Rendered Harry Still

Office Of The Assistant Attorney-General Washington, D. C., October 5, 1905 The Secretary Of The Interior SIR: I received by reference of September 15, 1905, the record in case of Harry Still, applicant for enrollment as a Cherokee freedman. The letter of reference states that: It appears that the supreme court of the Cherokee Nation on June 7, 1871, admitted the applicant to all the rights of Cherokee citizenship entitled under the treaty of July, 1800. Your opinion is requested as to whether the applicant is entitled to be enrolled as n Cherokee freedman by reason of the admission of

Decision Rendered in James M. Buckholts, et al

Office Of The Secretary, Washington, I). C., February 24, 1904 The Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: There is enclosed herewith a copy of an opinion of the Assistant Attorney-General for this Department of February 18, 11)01, in the matter of the application for the enrollment of James M. Buckholts, Rebecca Buckholts, and Alice Dwight, formerly Buckholts, which opinion has been approved by the Department. In accordance therewith your decision in favor of the applicants is hereby affirmed. A copy of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs letter of December 1, 1903, submitting the case, is enclosed.

Decision Rendered Frank London et al

Office Of The Secretary Washington, D. C., April 15, 1905 Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: The Department is in receipt of your letter of January 31, 1905, reporting on the Creek enrollment case of Frank London et al. On May 24, 1901, you decided that the applicants in said case were not entitled to enrollment. Your decision was approved by the Department on February 20, 1902. On May 25, 1904, the Department, having received a communication from Samuel Bonnell and Tobias McIntosh relative to said case, returned the record in the case, and you were

Decision Rendered Clay McCoy

Office Of The Secretary Washington, D. C., August 3, 1904 Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: June 8, 1904, you transmitted the papers in the matter of the application of Clay McCoy for enrollment as a citizen, by intermarriage, of the Chickasaw Nation. It appears that McCoy was married in 1895 to a citizen by blood of the Chickasaw Nation, in accordance with the laws of that nation; that his wife’s name is now borne upon the rolls of the Chickasaw Nation prepared by you and approved by the Department, and that they have resided continuously

Decision Rendered Ella Jones

Office Of The Secretary, Washington, D. C., August 9, 1904 Commissioner To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: On May 2, 1904, you transmitted, the record relative to the application of Ella Jones for enrollment as a citizen by intermarriage of the Choctaw Nation, including your decision of the same date, rejecting the applicant. In your decision you state that it does not appear that the applicant ” has ever been married in accordance with the laws, customs, and usages of the Choctaw Nation to a recognized and enrolled citizen of said nation.” Reporting October 22, 1903, the

Decision Rendered Emma McMenamin

Office Of The Secretary Washington, D. C., February 3, 1905 Commission To The Five Civilized Tribes Muscogee, Ind. T. GENTLEMEN: In accordance with the opinion of the Assistant Attorney-General of January 28, 1905 (copy enclosed), approved by the Department, the application of Emma McMenamin for enrollment as a citizen by intermarriage of the Choctaw Nation is hereby rejected. The case was submitted with your letter of October 31 and Indian Office letter of November 11, 1904. A copy of the letter of November 11, 1904, is enclosed. Respectfully, Thos Ryan, Acting Secretary. Office Of The Assistant Attorney-General Washington, D. C.,