Guion Miller Roll

Records: 115,567 · Complete: 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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Fold3, Guion Miller Roll (/title/81/guion-miller-roll : accessed December 6, 2019), database and images,

Publication Title
Guion Miller Roll
Total Records
Records: 115,567 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
Allen County Public Library logoAllen County Public Library
Publication Number:
M685
Record Group:
75
Published on Fold3
March 26, 2009
Last Updated
April 9, 2014
Description
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.