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Subject: Freedmen Project--Miller App.# 23790 Andrew Lynch, Clark, Martin, Kelly, Wh
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2005 22:48:08 EDT
MILLER APP.# 23790
Andrew Lynch, Clark, Martin, Kelly, Whitmere, Battles, Smith,Downing
PLEASE NOTE ALL RESPONSES TO QUESTION ARE IN CAPS.
Below are the questions asked on the Miller Applications I have sent you info
on in the Freedmen Project work. I hope to get at least two a week submitted.
For those of you who cannot afford these NARA applications, I would advise
that after you confirm it is your line, that you send for the packet, for
source proof. Remember geneology is nothing without documentation.
Application # 23790
Name of applicant--ANDREW LYNCH
No. of children--2
Reason-----NEPHEW OF # 879. MOTHER OF CLAIMANT ENROLLED IN 1851 BY
SIR IN RELATION TO YOUR LETTER AS A EASTERN CHEROKEE
I WAS ENROLLED BY THE DAWES COMMISSION
MY ROLL NUMBER IS 84.28 AS A FREEMAN
BUT JI ALL WASS ENROLLED AS A CHEROKEE AND MY WIFE THE SAME
MARY DOWNING THE ..... OF C N E
DOWNING A CHEROKEE BY BIRTH
MY MOTHER CENDY LYNCH A CHEROKEE BY BIRTH
ANDREW LYNCH SR
SPECIAL COMMISSIONER of the COURT of CLAIMS,601 Ouray Building, Washington
Sir,I hereby make application for such share as may be due me of the fund
appropriated by the ACT of CONGRESS, appoved June 30, 1906, in accordance
with the decrees of the COURT of CLAIMS of May 18,1905, and May28, 1906, in
favor of the eastern Cherokees. The evidence of identity is herewith
subjoined.Note: Answers to all questions should be short, but complete. If
you can not answer, so state.
Question # 1)
State full name:English name---ANDREW LYNCH
#2)Residence and Post Office---BLUEJACKET
#5)How old are you?---30YR Born:1877
#6)Where were you born?---CHEROKEE NATION
#7)Are you married?---I AM A WIDOWER
#8)Name and age of wife or husband---
#9)To what tribe of Indians do he or she belong?---
#10)Name all your children who were living on May 28, 1906, giving their ages.
#11)Give names of your father and mother, and your mothers maiden name before
Father- english name---ALLEN LYNCH
Mother- english name---CYNTHIA LYNCH
Maiden name---CYNTHIA CLARK
#12)Where were they born?
Father---CHEROKEE NATION WEST
Mother---CHEROKEE NATION WEST
#13)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at this time?
Father---SALINE DISTRICT,CHEROKEE NATION
Mother---SALINE DISTRICT,CHEROKEE NATION
#14)Date of death of your father and mother:
#15)Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other benifits? If
so, state when and were.
Answer--MOTHER ON ALL ROLLS MADE BY THE CHEROKEE SINCE HER BIRTH, CHEROKEE
#16)Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and residence if
Name:---EDWARD B. LYNCH
Name:---EMINA O. LYNCH
#17)State English name and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's
and mother's side, if possible.
Mothers side: JOHN CLARK
#18)Where were they born? --CHEROKEE NATION EAST
#19)Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?--SALINE DISTRICT,
CHEROKEE NATION WEST
#20)Give names of all their children, and residence, if possible:
Name:--WILLIAM A. SMITH
#21)Have you ever been enrolled for money, annuities, land, or other
benifits? If so, state when and were,and with what tribe of Indians.
ON ALL ROLLS MADE BY THE CHEROKEES SINCE MY BIRTH, CHEROKEE TRIBE
#22)To assist in identification, claiment should give the full English and
Indian names, if possible, of their parents and grandparents back to 1835.
Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist
in providing his claim.
Legal- Section )
I solemnly swear that the forgoing statements made by me are true to the best
of my knowledge and belief.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 31 day, of MAY, 1907.
Notary Public- signature--JASPER S MARTIN
My Commission expires:-- SEPT 15, 1907
(The following affidavit must be sworn to by two or more witnesses, who are
well acquainted with the applicant.)
Personally appeared before me CALVIN GREGORY and JAMES MARTIN, who being duly
sworn, on oath depose and say they are well acquainted with ANDREW LYNCH who
makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known for 10
years and 20 years, respectively, and know HIM to be the identical person HE
represents HIMSELF to be, and that the statements made by HIM are true, to
the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in
Witnesses to mark--CALVIN GREGORY
Signatures of witnesses--JAMES MARTIN
Subscribed and sworn to me, before me this 31 day of MAY, 1907
Notary signature--JASPER S. MARTIN
Notary commission expires--SEPT 15, 1907
NOTE: Affidavits should be made, whenever practicable, before a notary
public,or clerk of the court, if sworn to before an Indian agent or
disbursing agent of the Indian service, it need not be before a notary,