Creek freedmen. Files: Statement of Mr. Tiger, who is a son of the principal chief of the Creek Nation and official interpreter in office of district agent, Holdenville, Okla. See Part III, Exhibit F, report March 3, 1909. This claimant is a Creek freedman, about 70 years old. He was inclined to take sides with the Snake faction and so failed to secure enrollment, he has five children, whose names are on the approved rolls of Creek freedmen. Number of claimants in this memorandum. 1.
Taylor, Alfred, et al. (including his children).
Choctaw and Chickasaw by blood. Files: Part III. report March 3, 1909. This man claims that his father was three-fourths blood Choctaw and that his mother was a full-blood Chickasaw. He says that he was, born in Mississippi. His statements show that he has led a nomadic life and that he did not reach the Indian Territory until about 1906. This family has no rights which entitle its members to claim at the expense of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations land, but, in view of the fact that they appear to be Choctaw Indians by blood, the United States should purchase for each 40 acres of land in Oklahoma, as was done in the case of the Choctaw-Chickasaw freedmen. Number of claimants in this memorandum, approximately 5.
Choctaw by blood. Files: See letter of January 30, 1909. on file in Indian Office from Charles Knapp, district agent, Hugo, Okla.. and affidavits filed therewith. From the above it appears that this claimant is a full-blood Indian, who speaks only the Choctaw language. The author of the affidavit is Mr. Samuel Jones, who was an interpreter at Mr. Knapp’s office. Claimant has a brother, Benson Thomas, a full-blood citizen of the Choctaw Nation, whose name appears upon the final approved rolls. It is said Wilson Thomas can not speak a word of English. His present residence not known. Several years ago he lived at Soper, Okla. No reason is known for his failure to secure enrollment, but it is supposed that he failed to make application within the time limit required by law. Number of claimants, 1.
Thompson (nee Sawanogee). Kizzie. et al. (including two brothers and a sister).
Creeks by blood. Files: Part III. report March 3, 1909. The principal applicant claims to be a full-blood Creek. She is 35 years old and speaks only the Creek language. She says that both of her parents were full- blood Creeks: that her father’s name was Sawanogee; that her mother’s name was Wynie; that her mother and brother were enrolled, but that her father died too early to be enrolled. It appears that the other persons named above are brothers and sister of Kizzie, and that they have never been enrolled. It further appears that the early residence of this claimant was in the Choctaw Nation, but that she has lived in the Creek Nation for the last 17 or 18 years. Probably she was a member of one of those families residing on or near the boundary line between the two nations sometimes in one and sometimes in the other. Number of claimants in this memorandum, 4.
Thompson, Martha (7-5918), Eaglestown, Okla.
Choctaw by marriage. File: Part I of report of March 3, 1909. “Applicant claims by marriage in 1874 with Robert Thompson, deceased: identified on 1893 and 1896 Choctaw tribal rolls. They have family of children on final roll by blood. Applicant has some Negro blood and denied by commission and decision affirmed about March 4, 1907, by department on this account. Same question involved as in case of Mattie Doak.”
Number of claimants on this memorandum, 1.
Tiger, Sunday (minor).
Creek by blood.
Number of claimants, 1.
Tomhka (Christian name unknown), (minor).
Choctaw by blood. Files: See memorandum of information obtained November 12, 1908, at Hugo, Okla., from Mr. Peter Hudson, special Choctaw delegate with Part I. Exhibit F. report March 3, 1909. This child lives at or near Lukfuta, Okla. She is the offspring of members of the Snake faction. Her father’s name was Otson Tomhka: her mother’s, Lucy Tomhka. The child was born prior to March 4, 1906, and survived that date for several months. The omission of her name was probably due to the fact that her parents belonged to the Snake faction, which was hostile to the enrollment of the people.
Number of claimants in this memorandum, 1.
Tubby (Tubbee), Sim.
Tubby, Neely Meely.
Tubby, Winner or Wimer.
Tubby, Annis or Annie.
Mississippi Choctaws or Choctaws by blood. Files: Part IV, Exhibit F, report March 3, 1909. It is alleged that the principal applicant Is a half-blood Choctaw and that the other applicants are her children, their father being one Sim Tubbee, who was identified as a full-blood Mississippi Choctaw, but who failed to establish proof of removal to the Choctaw Nation. The failure of the mother and children to be identified was probably due to the fact that they could not furnish the technical proof required of mixed-blood Choctaws or compliance with article 14 of the treaty of 1830 by their ancestors.
Number of claimants in this memorandum, 5.
Number of claimants, 1.
Files: Part II, Exhibit F, report March 3, 1909. (See also records of Commissioner to Five Civilized Tribes and Indian Office.)
Turnbull (Christian name not known).
Choctaw by blood. (Minor child of Ettie Turnbull.)
Number of claimants, 1.
Tustunuggee et al, i (including unnamed brothers and sisters).
Creeks by blood. Files: Part III, report March 3. 1909. The principal applicant, referred to above, was born about 11 or 12 months ago. Both parents were full-blood Creeks. Her father died some time since. Her mother has mi allotment as a Creek citizen. The claimant has brothers and sisters who have the same mother as herself, but a different father. This child speaks only the Creek language. Their failure to secure enrollment seems to have been due to misunderstanding, the matter having been left to a member of the Creek Council, who neglected to attend to it.
Number of claimants in this memorandum, approximately 5.