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.

Cherokee Allotment Contest Cases

No. Title. 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