1854 Act of Congress Roll

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An Act of Congress of July 31, 1854 (10 Stat 333) Authorized the addition of 88 individuals whose names were omitted by Siler but who were included on the Roll prepared by Mullay.  This roll has been reproduced on roll 12 of National Archives Microfilm publication M685.

Names of Eastern Cherokees added to Siler Roll by Act of Congress.  Appropriation of July 1854 ~ Opinion of Attorney General June 1857.

Volume–Indian Appropriations–No.11 Page 143-144


There are only 3 pages to this Roll

Number Name Remarks Amount
5342 Pickens E. Ellis 54.76
7028 Mahala Hilliam
James
Kinford
Thomas
Nancy
daughter of Old Joseph, Alabama 464.10
7029 Matilda Elliott
Orethea
Mary J.
widow of James 278.46
7030 Caroline Johnson
Mary
Tobitha
Sarah H.
daughter of Matilda Elliot, Alabama 371.28
7032 Josiah E. Vaughn son of Mary Vaughn 92.82
7033 Geo. Elliott son of Old Joseph, Alabama 92.82
7661 William Killingsworth 92.82
7662 David Elliott
MarthaA.
Catharine
John
Richard
Joseph
Thomas
Son of Old Joseph 649.74
7663 Nancy Elliott
David
Louisa
Josiah
widow of Josiah; son of Old Joseph 371.28
7664 Matilda Dukes
William
Mahala
daughter of Mathew Killingsworth, Alabama 278.46
7672 Mathew Killingsworth
Henry
Martha
Mary
widower 371.28
7673 Mahala Killingsworth Daughter of Mathew Killingsworth 92.83
Name Rel Age Residence Amt. Rec’d.
Isabella Hicks 35 Gordon Co., GA 92.82
Mildred Hicks D 7 Gordon Co., GA 92.82
Joe Hawkins 30 Cherokee Co., NC 92.82
*Sy-ees-tah 75 Valley River, NC 92.82
Quaitsy 18 Valley River, NC 92.82
William Parrott 16 Alabama 92.82
Ann Sourjohn 43 Forsythe Co., GA 92.82
Mary Sourjohn D 18 Tennessee 92.82
Sally Writht
(or Sally Kell, wife of Andrew Kell and mother of Weeks Kell or Mix Kell on Siler Roll)
35 Union Co., GA 92.82
Jefferson Blaylock 18 Harrison, Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Joseph C. Cavis 25 Lumpkin Co., GA 92.82
Vileta Still (or Vilenta Field, daughter of Sandell Still) 16 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Jemima Thomas (daughter of Samuel Thomas) 18 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Alfred Thomas (son of Samuel Thomas) 16 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Samuel Thomas 45 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Nancy Thomas W 40 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Allen Thomas S 14 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Aaron Thomas S 12 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Warner Thomas S 8 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Hiram Thomas S 5 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Nancy Thomas D 2 Cherokee Co., GA 92.82
Peggy Mocking-crew 36 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
William Mocking-crew S 14 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Wm. K. Guerrineay 46 Scottaboro, GA 92.82
Edmund Fallen 42 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Jane Fallen W 41 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Nancy Fallen D 15 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Edmund Fallen Jr. S 13 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Jos. W. Fallen S 11 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82

*Spelling could be incorrect, not a clear picture to copy from.


Henry W Fallen S 9 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Susanna Fallen D 6 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Fre—ghaysen Fallen S 3 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Mary Jane Fallen D 1 Gilmore, Co., GA 92.82
Sandell Still M 45 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Rhonda Still D 13 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Tsippi Still D 11 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Cussana Still D 9 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Riley Still S 7 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Martin Still S 6 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Allen Still S 2 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Andrew Still S 1 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Margaret Still M 21 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Geo. Franklin Still S 4 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Cass Houston Still S 3 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Jos. W. Still S 1-12 Hamilton Co., TN 92.82
Mary Goen (daughter of Sandell Still 20 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Robert Goen S 2 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
John Fields (Son of Sandell Still 18 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82
Lydia Jane Fields D 1 Bledsoe Co., TN 92.82

A special thanks to Marilyn R. Finke, Reference/Preservation Staff, and the volunteers at the National Archives, Central Plains Region for their help and assistance in obtaining copies of this roll.



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