History of Chickasaw Allotment Contest Cases

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Table showing the disposition and present status of Chickasaw 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.

No.
Title.
Decided by Commission or Commissioner.
Action of Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Action of Secretary of the Interior.
Status on May 31, 1906.
16Daniel Hayes v. Julia F. Brashears and W. II. L. Campbell, intervener26-May-04Affirmed Oct. 6, 1904Affirmed Dec. 8, 1905Pending before the Secretary of the Interior on motion for review and rehearing
19 ConAdam Sealey v. Walter Marion Stidham, a minorOct. 15,1904Reversed Oct. 31,1905Remanded Jan. 25, 1906Pending before Commissioner
28Emily Keno, for her minor child, Lizzie Keno, v. Frank Fillmore, by his father and natural guardian, Benjamin Franklin Fillmore18-Jun-04Affirmed Oct. 12, 1904Closed Nov. 30, 1904
29Julius Askew v. Sallie SharpAug. 24. 1904 motion for rehearing denied Mar. 14, 1905Affirmed Jan. 9, 1900Affirmed May 3, 1906Awaiting further action of parties
34Mordecia B. Donaghey v. George ColbertJan. 12, 1905Affirmed Sept. 26, 1905Affirmed Mar. 21,1906Motion for review fi1ed Apr. 23, 1906
59Susan Harris, as mother and natural guardian of Jackson Emerson, a minor, v. Riley Davis, as father and natural guardian of Annie Davis, a minorApr. 27, 1904Affirmed Oct. 20,1904Closed Dec. 12, 1904
63Bessie Jewel McKinney, a minor, by her father and natural guardian. Charley McKinney, v. Juanita Perry, a minor, by her mother and natural guardian, Annie Perry2-Jul-04Reversed Dec. 5, 1904Commission affirmed Mar. 13, 1905Closed Apr. 27, 1905
72Marietta E. Oliver v. Annie Bell Scroggins, a minor, by her guardian, Nettie Chandler26-May-04Affirmed Sept. 2, 1904Affirmed Jan. 27, 1905Closed Mar. 13, 1905
74Thomas J. Oliver, a minor, bv his mother, Marietta E. Oliver, v. Nettie ChandlerApr. 20, 1905Affirmed Oct.7, 1905Affirmed Dec. 21, 1905Closed Feb. 20, 1906
86Sarah Wright v. Siney Homma, a minorAug. 22, 1904Affirmed Jan. 11, 1905Affirmed Jan. 27, 1905Closed Mar. 3, 1905
92Vicey Steward v. Albert JohnstonMar. 15, 1904Appeal dismissed June 4, 1904Closed July 20, 1904
104Bartholomew Lane, jr., v. Ophelia ApalaJan. 24, 1905Affirmed Dec. 6, 1905Pending on appeal as to part before the Secretary of the Interior
187 ConEmma A. Watkins v. Charles Holmes GoodingJan. 12, 1905, in favor of contestant. 17, 1905, rescinded Feb. 6, 1906, and decision rendered in favor of contestee.Affirmed Sept.13, 1905Affirmed Nov. 17, 1905; decision of Nov.Pending before the Secretary of the Interior on motion for review
197John B. Jacobs v. Rosic Townsley, a minor16-May-05Affirmed May 1, 1906Awaiting further action of the parties
221 ConEmily Kemp v. Josephine ReichertAug. 24, 1904Reversed Dec. 3, 1904Commission affirmed in part and cause remanded for further hearing as to remainder Nov. 17, 1905Pending before the Secretary of the Interior
236J. B. Hill, by his mother. Nellie B. Hill, v. Frank Reynolds, a minorJan. 3, 1905Affirmed Dec. 11, 1906Commission affirmed in part and cause remanded for further hearing as to remainder Nov. 17, 1905Pending before the Secretary of the Interior
256Nelson Wolfe v. Willie Shoemaker27-May-04Affirmed Aug. 8, 1904Closed Sept. 22, 1904
301Henry Factor, by his next friend, Jemima Kemp, v. Napoleon BryantNov. 23, 1904; motion for rehearing and review denied May 17, 1905Appeal dismissed Mar. 1, 1906Affirmed Apr. 25, 1906Awaiting further action of the parties
334Penelope Catherine Kemp v. Jesse James Turnbull, a minorJan. 30, 1905Reversed Oct. 14, 1905Appeal dismissed Jan. 9, 1906; decision of Oct. 14,1905, affirmed; motion to review denied Apr. 21,1906Awaiting further action of the parties
363E. B. Johnson v. Bryan Goklsby, a minorJan. 12, 1905Affirmed Dec. 30, 1905Affirmed May 2, 1906Awaiting further action of the parties
493Sam Tildon Colbert v. Hudson FrazierOct. 18, 1904Affirmed Dec. 21, 1904Closed Feb. 9, 1905
639 ConEllen Sullivan, a minor by her legal guardian, Daniel Sullivan, v. Frances MelvilleJan. 12, 1905Affirmed Jan. 5, 1906Appeal dismissed May 4, 1906Awaiting further action of parties
726W. J. Leslie v. Christian Frederick EbischDec. 9, 1904Reversed Sept. 16, 1905Modified Jan. 30, 1906Pending before the Secretary of the Interior on motion to rehear and review
731Lela Dunigan, administratrix of estate of Ethel Jennie Belle Dunigan, deceased, v. Sarah Wilburn, a minorApr. 6, 1905Affirmed Mar. 9, 1906Pending be fore the Secretary of the Interior
943Eula Barker, by her attorney in fact, Vester T. Tinsley, v. Alberta Carter, a minor8-May-05Affirmed Apr. 2,1906Pending be fore the Secretary of the Interior
950Anderson Holton, by his legal guardian, Israel Sharkey, v. Campbell JamesApr. 20, 1905Affirmed Mar. 8, 1906Affirmed May 14, 1906Pending be fore the Secretary of the Interior on motion to review
1069 ConWillie Kaney v. Estella Kemp, a minorApr. 6, 1905Affirmed Mar. 15, 1906Pending before the Secretary of the Interior
1202Catherine Byars v. Nettie Francis Carter27-May-05Affirmed May 3, 1906Awaiting further action of parties
1324 ConJohn Alexander v. Frank R. Stidham18-May-05Affirmed May 7, 1906Awaiting further action of parties
1383 ConWillie Ilassell v. Jerome Ervin QuincyMar. 27, 1905Granted contestant's motion to dismiss contestee's appeal, Mar. 14, 1906Closed May 3, 1906
1392Rosa Lorina Finley, a minor, v. Martha G. Self, a minorApr. 6, 1905Affirmed Mar. 23, 1906Pending before Commissioner of Indian Affairs on motion to rehear
1575 ConWillie Fisher by his legal guardian, Frank A. Bonne v. Louis Pebsworth, a minorJune 19 1905Affirmed May 22, 1906Awaiting further action of parties
1609Mamie Reynolds, by her father and natural guardian, Darius Reynolds, v. Lonzo E. Caraway, a minor29-Jun-05Affirmed May 23, 1906Awaiting further action of parties


MLA Source Citation:

United States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Laws, Decisions and Regulations Affecting the work of the Commissioners to Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1906. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 31 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/history-of-chickasaw-allotment-contest-cases.htm - Last updated on Mar 27th, 2013


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