Statement showing the disposition and present status of Creek 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.

History of Creek 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.
131 Jacob Beams, guardian of Mitchell Beams, v. Solomon Taylor, for himself and as guardian of Albert Taylor Feb. 29, 1904 Affirmed 5/26/1904 Affirmed 7/16/1904 Case closed Aug. 8, 1904
203 Millie A. Smith, guardian of Joseph B. Smith, jr., motion to v. Willis Cully. Sept. 28, 1900 motion to reopen denied May 5,1905 Affirmed Oct.30, 1905 Affirmed Dec.23, 1905 Case closed Jan. 26, 1906
297 Nancy Taborn, guardian of Susie Taborn, v. Robert Nero. Jan. 28, 1902 Affirmed Mar.27, 1902 Dismissed Oct. 4, 1905 Case closed Oct. 18, 1905
360 W. E. Gentry, guardian of Nora Lerblance v. Leona Graves. Oct. 3, 1902 motion to reform judgment denied Sept 29, 1904 motion to review denied Feb. 8, 1905 Appeal dismissed Nov. 1, 1905 Case closed Nov. 21,1905
597 Moses Deer, for his wife, Ellen Deer, v. Polly Sawyer, as natural guardian of Amanda Sawyer, a minor. Feb. 29, 1904 Affirmed April Affirmed July 14, 1904 Case closed Aug. 8, 1904
605 James Sapulpa, administrator of estate of Willie Nukmellee, deceased, v. Noah Frank, Jeff D.Walker, on behalf of his minor child, James Dutcher Walker, inter 14-Jul-03 Affirmed in part and relinquishment allowed as to remainder, Mar. 5, 1906 Case closed Mar. 9, 1906 by waiver of right to further appeal
622 Henry M. Harjo, for his minor daughter, Alice Harjo, v. Robert Bruner Mar. 30, 1904 Reversed July 25, 1904 Affirmed Jan. 19, 1905; motion to review denied Mar. 30, 1905; motion to refer to Attorney-General denied July 1, 1905. Case closed July 24, 1905
700 Cuffy Mclntosh v. Louis Ballard and Lucy Smith, as sole heirs of Mary Ballard, deceased. Apr. 22, 1904 Affirmed June 2,1904 Affirmed July 18, 1904 Case closed Aug. 8, 1904
719 Ross Hawkins v. Ellen Hawkins Mar. 11, 1905 Reversed Oct. 26, 1905 Affirmed Mar. 24, 1906 Case closed Apr. 7, 1906
722 Peggy Woodward v. Susanna Wiley, nee Jackson 24-May-04 Affirmed Oct. 10, 1905 Case closed Oct. 28, 1905
738 Artra Snccd, father and natural guardian of Theodore Sneed, v. Eveline Duff, as representative of heirs of Edith J. Duff, deceased. Oct. 6, 1903 Affirmed Apr. 15, 1904 Affirmed June 7, 1904 Case closed July 8, 1904
759 Mary J. Burnette, mother and natural guardian of Myrtle Burnette, a minor, v. Josephine Berry and Adesta Berry, and J. H. Berry as father and natural guardian of Louisa Berry and Spire M. Berry, minors, as heirs of Frances Berry, deceased. 25-May-04 Affirmed July 26, 1904 Affirmed Sept. 21, 1904; motion to reform final judgment denied Dec. 13,1904 Closed Jan. 29, 1905
772 Hagar Tiger v. Jacob Gooden Dec. 7, 1904 Contestants withdrawal allowed Oct. 9, 1905 Closed Oct. 17. 1905
786 John Barnwell, as guardian of Delia Logan, a minor, v. Thomas M. Smith, as natural guardian of Martin W. Smith, a minor Aug. 23, 1904 Appeal dismissed Oct. 18, 1904; motion to reconsider granted Nov. 25,1904; Commissioner affirmed Oct. 24, 1905; motion to reconsider denied Dec. 16, 1905 Affirmed decision of Oct. 24, 1905, on Apr. 16, 1906. Closed May 14, 1906
803 Fannie C. Trent, a minor, by Chancy Trent, her mother and natural guardian, v. Theney Watson, a minor, by Vina Watson, her mother and natural guardian 14-Jun-05 Affirmed Dec. 8, 1905 Closed Jan. 15, 1906
808 Robert Ponds v. Warrior Rentie Nov. 5, 1904 Affirmed Oct. 5, 1905 Affirmed Nov. 22, 1905 Closed Dec. 15, 1905
832 Mildred Porter, a minor, by her father and natural guardian, William A. Porter, v. Sissie Haikey, a minor Dec. 21, 1905 Affirmed Feb. 19, 1906; motion to review denied Mar. 30, 1906 Closed Apr. 14, 1906