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From: leonetti81/14/08 10:25 PM 
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I was adopted, but found my birthmother, her grandfather was full cherokee, I am having a terrible time finding their registration anywhere.  For my kids I'd love to prove our heritage.  Any ideas?  My son seems to think there is a DNA test that will identify our region of heritage.  I'd appreciate any help to happily become a member of this nation!


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From: Coconut Queen (JEANNE2469) DelphiPlus Member Icon1/15/08 10:20 PM 
To: leonetti8  (2 of 7) 
 2370.2 in reply to 2370.1 

Have you searched the Dawes Rolls?  If not, do a google search on "Dawes Rolls;" there are many sites that will help you. 

Cyndi's List is also an excellent resource for researching genealogy and history.  The link is  Cyndi's list also has an entire section devoted to Native American resources.  The link to that section is

RootsWeb is another excellent resource.  It's web address is One of the very useful sections of RootsWeb is the message board section.  They have message boards on surnames, states and ethnic groups, including Native Americans, just to name a few.  I have gotten alot of help and information by posting queries on different message boards.

Also, do a google search on "Pitter Seabaugh" and scroll through the items (there are lots of them) this search brings up.  She has done a substantial amount of research on the Cherokee and genealogy.

You're in for a fascinating journey.


Aloha, Jeanne

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From: ctj20101/16/08 10:39 AM 
To: leonetti8  (3 of 7) 
 2370.3 in reply to 2370.1 

Good morning...

And welcome to our forum (such as it is)...


Good luck and best wishes as regards your search!


Take care...




From: ctj20101/16/08 2:29 PM 
To: leonetti8  (4 of 7) 
 2370.4 in reply to 2370.1 

When and where?

I. e.,   more general (not necessarily specific)  details,  and at least I am make a good guess,  about certain things...


Good luck!




From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon1/23/08 6:59 PM 
To: leonetti8 unread  (5 of 7) 
 2370.5 in reply to 2370.1 

Hi J;

All good suggestions by Jeannie. HEre is the link for the Dawes Rolls. This is where I found my relatives.

I think the DNA test that is going around is a bunch of hooey. : ) Hope you find your relative. Any help we can be, let us know.





From: Cherokee21 DelphiPlus Member Icon1/23/08 7:30 PM 
To: leonetti8 unread  (6 of 7) 
 2370.6 in reply to 2370.1 


I have some links and info on this Web page. Some links need updated, but most are still active.

Good luck.



From: ctj20101/23/08 11:15 PM 
To: leonetti8 unread  (7 of 7) 
 2370.7 in reply to 2370.1 

Good evening,  poster...

But,  please accept my belated apology,  because I mistakenly referred to this forum as being dormant,  when I had been referring to another one instead...

These are good people...

It's just that good people also have their share of bad misunderstands too...

Otherwise good luck with your search!


Take care...




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