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where would someone look for family's information that where native american? i was told that names could have been changed from native names to become american names? and where would i find marriages and birth certificates or their equal?

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on 2011-03-18 22:43:28

loveable357 has been a Family Tree Circles member since Oct 2010. is researching the following names: WHITTEN, BIBBY, GAGNE and 1 other(s).

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by edmondsallan on 2011-03-18 23:37:17

thats a tricky one . I don't think I can answered it correctly - Regards

by ngairedith on 2011-03-19 00:02:23

If one cannot reply with helpful, researched answers that actually give the poster some enlightning information on their original query then best not to answer at all. Leave it to those who can

by edmondsallan on 2011-03-19 00:43:49

thank you Ngairedith thats a very nice thought . I hope you will answer it or someone else as it is not nice to get no answer at all and wonder if anybody else cares or wants to assist you ' I wish I did know everything so I could assist an enquiry like this instead of the other way like you mention .Till next time -- kind regards - Regards

by maxine06 on 2011-03-19 01:05:06

I have searched for the Indian that my husband has through his great grandfather. I did know the tribe, it is Choctaw. Their nation is in Durant, Oklahoma. I looked it up on the internet, got the phone number and called them to ask questions. They were very kind to help me.
they have a Dawes Rolls, where this lists the members names and their cards showing their membership number, % of blood etc. Now if you go to other web sites and put in American Indian forum you will most likely find information for all other tribes. Not sure if this site has Indian information. If you know the tribe, say for example Cherokee
I would suggest you google in Cherokee nation. I think it is now in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Hope this helps you, feel free to email me here and ask questions.
Good luck
Maxine

by edmondsallan on 2011-03-19 01:29:07

thank you for going a bit further and giving it to us I have those rolls an details which i searched . However I felt I did not have the right info to assist you . - Regards

by monticollie on 2011-03-19 04:59:51

There are actual family trees in books by Emmett Starr for Cherokees. You can find information online regarding them.

by loveable357 on 2011-03-22 01:56:29

thank you maxine06, as being a truck driver i might just check cherokee nation, that is what i belive my relatives are, thanks all

by 1bobbylee on 2011-03-23 17:31:55

Thank you Maxine06 and Monticollie. Subscribers came through again! Be patient and wait. They usually come through with valuable researched information. Thanks. My great grandmother (As told to me by my grandmother and my observing her photo portrait) seemingly had an average blood content. I was wondering where to look. You both have kindly given it. I have info to work with. Thank you.

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