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Genealogy: Cherokee Genealogy

Cherokee Genealogy

To search the Guion Miller and Dawes/Freedman rolls, visit: NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL): www.archives.gov

Dawes Rolls can also be searched at Access Geneology

The Cherokee Heritage Center has a genealogist available to assist in researching Cherokee ancestry for a fee. Call 918-456-6007 visit www.cherokeeheritage.org.

Those tracing an ancestor who came from Tennessee, Georgia, eastern Alabama or the South Carolina area may want to correspond with: 

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Genealogy assistance  https://ebci.com

The Muskogee Public Library, 801 West Okmulgee in Muskogee, Okla., may be able to help. Call 918-682-6657. It contains most of the Cherokee Dawes applications and the Miller Roll applications, as well as additional federal census records. 

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