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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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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.