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From: Jean Mayfield Cuevas <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] 1860 census instructions - Opalzone
Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2002 14:30:05 -0500
I haven't heard of the LANGSTONS having any Indian blood, but I do know
that the folks on which side my DENTONS fall claim Indian heritage. It may
be through their DENTONS or it may be through their BALLARDS or FERGUSONS. ??
At 11:04 AM 3/8/02 -0700, you wrote:
>Now, is this List full of the most knowledgable folks or what? I appreciate
>this so much.
>So........judging from #5, regarding the enumerations of Indians, it appears
>to me that this Martha was in all probability born to a mixed race family,
>but obviously carried the Indian gene characteristics. Her father; the
>Denton may have been the Indian........there are Dentons on the Dawes in
>Oklahoma. And as I recall, the origins of these Dawes enrolled Dentons were
>Arkansas, but it was not Izard Co. Have to look at that a little closer.
>Non-taxed Indians? Slaves? Sounds that way. The Shawnee and the Cherokee
>both had slaves.
>I tend to think that if she were a full blood that even if her Denton father
>had passed away, that hse would have already migrated to Indian Territory
>with her widowed mother and brothers by 1860.
>When Kathryn Langston returns to the List, I think I need to at least follow
>up with Joyce's question of Jane Denton Smith being a Langston by birth.
>Certainly interesting. But, the Langstons were not Indian. Right, Jean?
>It could be the Denton father? Or Martha was adopted?
>Anyway, thanks so much for these instructions. I suppose without seeing an
>original copy, that I would have no way of knowing whether the 1 beside baby
>Rebecca's names was a 1/12 or 1 year. My bet is that it was supposed to be
>a 1/12 and I have just found a new gggrandfather..........other than
>Jonathan Denton. But, now whether it is John Denton or James Denton is
>Goodness, but this can get complicated sometimes, can't it?
>Thanks again for taking the time to post this valuable information.
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