When requesting information, please be specific on what rolls (ie., Old Settler Roll, Henderson, Miller Rejected, Etc.) you wish me to search, and the surname of the individual you wish for me to attempt to locate in the records.
Note: Lookup requests submitted that are not roll or resource specific will not be processed. Please post your non-specific queries on one of our Query Boards so that others searching your family line may respond.
US Census Rolls recorded between 1817-1924 (East of the Mississippi River)
1817 Reservations Rolls - Cherokees wanting a 640 acre tract in the East.
1817-1835 Emigration Rolls - Cherokees whom filed to emigrate to Arkansas.
1835 Henderson Roll - Cherokee Census for ALA, GA, TN, NC.
1848 Mullay Roll - Census for NC Cherokee remaining after removal.
1851 Siler Roll - Eastern Cherokee Payment Roll.
1852 Chapman Roll - Payment Roll based on Siler Roll.
1869 Swetland Roll - Authorizition of Payment for NC Cherokee
1883 Hester Roll - Eastern Cherokee Roll.
1908 Churchill Roll - Eastern Band Cherokee (Rejections etc.)
1909 Guion Miller East Roll - Eastern Cherokee Roll.
1924 Baker Roll - Current Membership Roll for Eastern Cherokee.
US Census Rolls recorded between 1851-1909 (West of the Mississippi River)
1851 Old Settlers Rolls - Cherokee Old Settlers living West prior to 1839.
1852 Drennan Roll - First Census after Trail of Tears.
1898-1914 Dawes Roll - Final Allotment Rolls.
1909 Guion Miller Roll - Entitlement Rolls for Allotments.
*Lookups are available for Dawes Roll "Plus" of 1898. These records contain the roll number, Miller Roll application number, ages & relationships. These are the final roll records for Cherokee Nation Citizens of Cherokee Blood.
**We also offer lookups in Guion Miller Roll "Plus" of 1909. These records contain information for those Cherokee on both Dawes & Miller Rolls, this includes applicants accepted and NOT ACCEPTED for claims against the federal government for treaty violations. These records are very valuable and include: Dawes Roll Number, Census Card Number, Degree of Cherokee Blood for each applicant and surname information.
When requesting a lookup please be specific on what names and records you desire a lookup on, and I will see what I can find. The Cherokee records are part of my private collection in my personal library, I do not obtain this information on-line so please don't write asking where on the internet I obtained my information.