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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|