Guion Miller Roll record example

    Guion Miller Roll

    Records: 115,567Complete: 100%

    NARA M685. In 1906, Guion Miller was appointed by the U.S. Court of Claims to determine who was eligible for funds under the treaties of 1835-36 and 1845 between the United States and the Eastern Cherokee. An estimated 90,000 individual applicants from throughout North America are included within this publication. Within these applications are names of siblings, parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, and great grandparents, further establishing family relationships vital to affirming tribal connections.

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    "Records Relating to Enrollment of Eastern Cherokee by Guion Miller, 1908-1910" database with images Fold3 ( accessed November 26, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Guion Miller Roll
    Total Records
    115,567Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    Allen County Public Library logoAllen County Public Library
    Publication Number
    Record Group
    Published on Fold3
    26 Mar 2009
    Last Updated
    09 Apr 2014
    NARA M685. The Guion Miller Roll is perhaps the most important source for Cherokee genealogical research. Applications typically include Indian names, residences, dates and places of birth, marriage status, and names of spouses.