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Guess Family of Kentucky

Journal by CherokeeBeauty

I am of the Guess family in Kentucky. My grandmother's name was Ruth Ophelia Guess. My name is LeAnn, And i am researching my family history. So far i have found Cherokee indian desent, irish desent, and Mexican desent. However i am still researching the Cherokee desent, Looking for documents to further proove what i have found.
Also i have seen a document stating that John Guess is on the Muster rolls, and particapated in the 1707 Marine "War of Spanish Succession, and i am looking into that as well.

Surnames: CRUCE GAINES GUESS WARD
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on 2006-12-15 09:29:11

CherokeeBeauty , from Kansas ( Mother's Family from Ky) USA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Dec 2006. is researching the following names: GUESS, WARD, CRUCE and 2 other(s).

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by marylhofer on 2007-01-21 18:53:23

Hi! I too am researching my Guess/Cherokee connections. my nancy guess born abt. 1787 in Ky.
was reported by many distant Guess connections to have been full Cherokee. Also related or married into to Sequoyah's Guess family. her son matthew Guess was reported to be a Cherokee guide and interpreter. there is also land deeded to him from the tribe. Mary
hofers@olypen.com

by CherokeeBeauty on 2007-01-22 10:14:50

Here are some of the family names i have.

Name: William W GUESS
Given Name: William W
Surname: Guess
Sex: M
Birth: 1755
Death: Apr 1833 in Orange Co, NC

Father: Joseph GUESS

Marriage 1 Anne WILSON
Married: 9 Dec 1795
Children
Mary GUESS b: 1796 in Orange Co, NC
Rebecca GUESS b: 12 Feb 1798 in Orange Co, NC
John Wilson GUESS b: 12 Jan 1800 in Orange Co, NC
Thomas Carl GUESS b: Abt 1803 in Orange Co, NC
George Wilson GUESS b: 1804
Elizabeth GUESS b: 1805 in TN
Moses W GUESS b: 1810 in Orange Co, NC
Margaret GUESS b: Bet. 1810 - 1830
Sarah GUESS b: Bet. 1810 - 1830
Nancy GUESS b: 1816 in Orange Co, NC
James Wilson GUESS b: 1818 in NC
Frances GUESS b: 1820 in Orange Co, NC
Joseph GUESS b: 1824 in Orange Co, NC
William Wilson GUESS b: 1828 in NC

Does any of them sound familiar to you? And could you email me the information in which you speak of, mabe i can find the connection.
my email is cherokeebeauty@earthlink.net

by dora_coffman on 2007-02-15 01:27:12

Maybe this will help some of you. I am not a guess, just trying to help out.
An image file for page 306 is available at:
http://media.nara.gov/media/images/35/21/35-2075a.gif
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CENSUS YEAR: 1898-1914 TITLE: Native American TRIBE: Five Civilized Tribes
MICROFILM#: M1186-1 QUANTUM: Cherokee, By Blood
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PG# LN# ROLL_NO. LAST_NAME FIRST_NAME REMARKS
306 78b 26598 Guess Albert
306 79b 26599 Guess Eliza
306 80b 26600 Guess Susie
306 81b 16640 Guess George
306 82b 16641 Guess Betsy
306 83b 18495 Guess Watie
307 1 18496 Guess Susie
307 2 18497 Guess Willie
307 3 28447 Guess Sequoyah
307 4 28448 Guess Poliy
307 5 28449 Guess Jessie M.
307 6 30542 Guess Victoria
307 7 19689 Guess George

by paulagaines on 2012-01-13 02:01:22

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