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Looking for Cherokee heritage Rhoades

John Rhoades 1860 Census Henderson County NC-- Davidson River
1870, 1880 Transylvania County NC--Dunns Rock

John RHoades Born abt 1813 Born TN....Parents born SC
married Mary Hias born abt 1831 Born NC
Has children

James Hyat living with them born abt 1805--Could be her Dad. Born NC

John Rhoades marked as of color..Believed to be Cherokee

History....Cherokee Indian Agency Tennessee until 1835
Cherokee Council Oklahoma 1835.
The Cherokee asked to use their own leaders during the Indian Removal 1834-35
Transylvania County is where the Walton War was Fought...Walton GA commisioners where taken captive here.... Indian Lands, No mans lands..NC, SC, and GA wanted to govern these lands Western NC

Ancestors stories; *none proven yet*
He was on the trail of tears. He came here from Cherokee. He was a son of a chief. A pony came to the mountains to tell of his Father's death. His firstborn supposedly died..

*****Missing time******
Johns Rhoades' other children were born between 1852-1871
4 male children are not found between 1871 and 1899. Many sons are found in 1900 census.

Eastern Band of the Cherokees were created in 1874.

****Other information gathered from Message boards***** Nothing proven by records****

There was a John Rhoades who was of the Cherokee Council in Oklahoma. 1835. He had a son who left and have not found him on any census......Roots Web Message Forum