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Thomas Captain

Journal by PurvisLH

I am researching the many Tom Captain's out there. My great-grandfather was Tom Andrew Captain (1884); his father was Tom Captain (1854-born on the banks of the Kaw River); not sure his father's name; there is a Tom Captain (born @1864 who went to the Cherokee with the Bone family after he was orphaned by his father, John, in 1871) he mentions his step-mother Elizabeth so his mother must have died between 1864-1871 which was a turbulent time for the Shawnee or it could be one of the poly marriages. Now a John Captain has in his household a Tom Captain (born 1797 in Ohio) I suspect this may be one of my ancestors but do not have the link yet. There is a John M. Captain and another John Captain close to the same age. There is also a Baptiste Captain I need to find how he fits in the maybe 1790 or 1800 census.

Then there is DAN-UCK-AH Little Captain of the Absentee Shawnee.

I am a member of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe but my ancestors could have gone Eastern or Absentee or Cherokee-Shawnee. Actually Cora Jackson was Cherokee-Shawnee which has now become The Shawnee Nation.

At any rate if anyone has any clue that fits into this scenario, I would appreciate a reply. Thank you,

Lola H. Purvis

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on 2010-02-09 21:59:52

PurvisLH , from Jonesville, LA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2010. is researching the following names: CAPTAIN, HAMPTON, JACKSON and 2 other(s).

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