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History of Cherokee Allotment Contest Cases
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Table showing the disposition and present status of Cherokee allotment contest cases appealed from the decisions of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes, and in which decisions on said appeals have been rendered, from July 1, 1904, to May 31, 1906, inclusive.
Decided by Commission or Commissioner.
Action of Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Action of Secretary of the Interior.
Status on May 31, 1906.
|4||Winfield Williams and Sarah A. Williams v. David Taylor||Oct. 1, 1903||Affirmed Aug. 29, 1904||Affirmed Apr. 4, 1905||Closed May 20, 1905|
|26||Mintie Barlow v. Mary Brown||14-Jun-04||Affirmed Aug. 25, 1904||Affirmed Jan. 12, 1905||Closed Feb. 24, 1905|
|27||John M. Ingram, as father and natural guardian of Georgia L. Ingram, a minor, v. Lizzie Tarepen||17-May-04||Affirmed Sept. 3, 1904||Affirmed Apr. 15, 1905||Closed May 20. 1905|
|45||James Terrapen, for his wife, Betsy Terrapen, v. Joel M. Eaton||Dec. 10, 1904||Affirmed Aug. 26, 1905||Closed Nov. 27, 1905|
|52||Mary Jane Kuhn v. Emma Ross, a minor||Sept. 28, 1904||Affirmed Mar. 1, 1905||Closed Mar. 29, 1905|
|61||Mary E. Alcorn v. Walter Buford, a minor||31-May-04||Appeal dismissed Oct. 9, 1905||Closed Nov. 27, 1905|
|96||Susie C. Gray v. Joe C. Lindsey||31-May-04||Affirmed Dec. 10, 1904||Closed Jan. 20, 1905|
|121||Fannie C. Akin, as mother and natural guardian of Strange W. Akin, a minor, v. Winnie Landrum||Sept. 28, 1904||Affirmed Dec. 22, 1904||Closed Apr. 24, 1905|
|138||Jesse Cochran, for his minor son, John Cochran,v. David Taylor, sr||20-Jun-04||Modified Sept. 3, 1904||Closed Nov 15, 1904|
|140||William P Patterson v. Max Stewart, a minor||Dec. 10, 1904||Affirmed Feb. 27, 1906||Closed Apr 6, 1906|
|143||Ruth B. Lynch v. Lanexa J. Kerr||Mar. 16, 1905||Affirmed Aug. 18, 1905||Closed Nov 27, 1905|
|184||Lora Adair, for her minor son, Olney M. Adair, v. Amelia A. Lee||Apr. 15, 1905||Affirmed Mar. 7, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|206||John Reese, by Nancy Reese, his mother and natural guardian, v. Betsy Reese, a minor||Sept. 28, 1904||Affirmed Feb. 19, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|251||Nancy Andoe v. Carrie B. Jordan||Feb. 4, 1904||Affirmed Feb. 27, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|301||Mary E. Simmons v. Lavinia A. Duckworth||Feb. 4, 1905||Modified Feb. 7, 1906||Closed Apr. 6, 1906|
|319||Samuel Keys by Victoria M. Keys, his mother and natural guardian, v. Bessie B. Shaw||Dec 10 1904||Affirmed Aug. 26, 1905||Closed Nov 22, 1905|
|325||Patsie Ross by Stick Ross, her father and natural guardian, v. Melvina N. Leerskov, a minor||Feb. 2, 1905||Affirmed Feb. 26, 1906||Closed Apr. 4, 1906|
|329||Annie Klaus v. Lucile Donohoo||Feb 4 1905||Affirmed Mar. 2, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|332||Rosa Blackwell v. Sterling P. Parks||Apr 15 1905||Affirmed Aug. 25, 1905||Closed Nov 27, 1905|
|361||Fred A Kerr v Sam Shell||Dec. 10 1904||Reversed Feb. 7, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|362||Bruce Garrett v. Napoleon F. Thomas, a minor||Apr. 15, 1905||Affirmed Mar. 3, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|428||Belle Baldridge by Columbus Baldridge, her father and natural guardian, v. Stephen E. Dawson, a minor||Feb. 23, 1905||Affirmed Feb. 26, 1906||Closed Apr. 6, 1906|
|597||Ethel Grimmett by Henderson Grimmett, her father and natural guardian, v. Stephen E. Dawson, a minor||Apr. 15 1905||Affirmed Mar. 2, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|549||Fred A Kerr v Huckleberry Shell, a minor||Apr. 15 1905||Reversed Feb. 7,1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|597||Jonathan Whitmire v Mary E. Payne and Sarah J. Bird, intervener||Oct 4 1905||Reversed and case reopened Jan. 9, 1906||Pending before Commissioner|
|629||Moses Daugherty, her father and natural guardian, v. Nancy A. Miller, a minor||Oct 30 1905||Affirmed Jan 19, 1906||Closed Mar. 22, 1906|
|641||Dot F Trott v George A Gilstrap||Mar 16 1905||Affirmed Feb 24, 1906||Pending before the Secretary of the Interior|
|710||Jefferson Lewis v Albert Lee Evans, a minor||Oct. 4, 1905||Affirmed Apr. 24, 1906||Awaiting further action of the parties|
|830||Ella E. Heady, by her husband, Joshua B. Heady, v. Samuel Bob, a minor||16-May-05||Affirmed July 22, 1905||Modified and rehearing ordered Oct. 21, 1905||Pending before the Commissioner|
|1020||Mary A Choate v Anna C Nave||Dec. 10 1904||Affirmed Sept 19, 1905||Pending before the Commissioner|
|1139||Florence Wilson, by Rachel Wilson, her mother and natural guardian, v. Sarah Hart||Apr. 19, 1905||Contest dismissed Jan. 19, 1906||Case closed Jan. 19, 1906|
|1228||William H. doherty, his father and natural guardian, v. John C. Welch||Apr. 25, 1905||Affirmed Mar. 9, 1906||Case closed Apr. 21, 1906|
|1284||Lewis Ross v. Susan Leoser||5-Jun-05||Affirmed May 7, 1906||Awaiting further action of parties|
|1439||Luvinia Downing v. Emmett M. Adair, a minor||Aug. 30, 1905||Affirmed Feb. 24, 1906||Pending before Secretary of Interior|
|1441||William W. Duncan, by J. T. Sheffield, his guardian, v. Ellis A. Akin, a minor||19-Jun-05||Affirmed May 5, 1906||Case closed May 31,1906|
|1591||Joseph M. La Hay v. Effie Denton as administratrix of the estate of Frank Denton, deceased||19-Jun-05||Affirmed May 7, 1906||Awaiting further action of parties|
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