Dawes Enrollment Cards record example

Dawes Enrollment Cards

Records: 63,550 · Complete: 100%

NARA M1186. Enrollment cards were created by the Dawes Commission to record information about family groups within the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole nations. They list family relationships, degree of native blood, age, tribal enrollment, and other data useful to establishing family connections and Native American ancestry.

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"Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/69/dawes-enrollment-cards: accessed May 14, 2021)

Publication Title
Dawes Enrollment Cards
Total Records
63,550 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1186
Record Group
75
Published on Fold3
04 Jun 2009
Last Updated
15 Jun 2009
Description
NARA M1186. These enrollment cards are a census-like listing for members of five Native American tribes, 1898-1914.