Beginning Genealogy

The following items have been compiled to provide our researchers with information on beginning genealogy. Family Tree Guide – Finally a simple way to put your family tree online! Free Genealogy Charts Free Family Tree Chart Free Research Calendar Free Research Extract Free On Line Census Forms Free Correspondence Record Free Family Group Chart Free



Obtaining Veteran’s Records

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) is one of the National Archives and Records Administration’s largest operations. They are a central repository of personnel-related records, both military and civil service. They  provide service to Government agencies, military veterans, former civilian Federal employees, family members, as well as researchers and historians. Access to Records by Veterans, Next-of-Kin,



Indian War Chronology 1614-1893

The Indian Wars comprised a series of smaller wars. Native Americans, diverse peoples with their own distinct tribal histories, were no more a single people than the Europeans. Living in societies organized in a variety of ways, Native Americans usually made decisions about war and peace at the local level, though they sometimes fought as



John R. White Application Packet

John R. White is a white man, living in Indian Territory and married to a Choctaw woman.  He made application to the commission in the same manner as any Indian person.  Listed below are the pages from his application packet. These pages are provided to give you an idea of the type of information that



Enrollment for Cherokee Census Card D1

Enrollment for Cherokee Census Card D1 Name: Annie Wicket Type: Parent Sex: Female Name: Charles Wicket Type: Parent Sex: Male Name: Mary E Wicket Type: Doubtful Age: 40 Sex: Female Degree Indian Blood: 1/2 City of Residence: Muskogee NOTE: Transferred to Cherokee Card #7658 by order of Commission January 27, 1902 View Census Card Enrollment



Indian Census Rolls at the National Archives

These census rolls were usually submitted each year by agents or superintendents in charge of Indian reservations, as required by an act of July 4, 1884 (23 Stat. 98). The data on the rolls vary to some extent, but usually given are the English and/or Indian name of the person, roll number, age or date



How to Write and Manage a Genealogical Query

By Kathie M. Donahue, AG copyright 2009 When using Message Boards and Mailing Lists online, it’s important to understand that your readers need to know details about your research problem or question (query). Following are instructions for writing queries. If you follow these instructions, you will have greater and more appropriate responses to your queries.



Proving your Indian Ancestry

Research for American Indian ancestors begins just like any other search for ancestry you begin with what you know, Yourself! We have provided a useful tool to aid you in your research, Beginning Genealogy.  You have to do the basics before you can do the part you really want to do.  Working backwards does not



Choctaws west of the Mississippi Genealogy Research

This page is intended to help those in search of their Native American Ancestry where the Choctaws west of the Mississippi are concerned. It is presented here with the permission of Ruthie McLillan (Ruthie’s Genealogical Realm), who chose to close her site down, and allowed us the privilege of adding her content to our web



Native American Federally Recognized Tribes

Alabama Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama Arizona Ak Chin Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation Cocopah Tribe Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Community of the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona Gila River Indian Community of the Gila River Indian Reservation Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation Hopi



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