EASTERN CHEROKEE APPLICATION OF EULAH SHERIDAN GOWDER  1908 (Abstracts)

 

Full Name: Eulah E. Gowder, nee Sheridan

Indian Name: Nancy Alexander

 

Residence and post office: Hazel Okla.

County: Seminole

State: Oklahoma

How old are you? Age 32 Born Dec. 16 1876 Banks Co. Ga.

Are you married? Yes

Name of husband: Stephen Gowder

 

Name all your children who were living on May 18, 1906, giving their ages:

 

1. Clarence M. Gowder 13 years Born Nov. 5 1894

2. Delos S. Gowder 11 years Born Aug. 18 1896

3. Anderson W. Gowder 9 years Born June 27 1898

4. Floyd R. Gowder 8 years Born Oct. 15 1899

5. Earnest F. Gowder 5 years Born May 23 1903

6. Glenn H. Gowder  Born Dec. 8 1906

 

Father's name- Daniel Wilburn Sheridan

Mother's name- Rosley C. Sheridan

Indian Name-Nancy Alexander

Maiden Name-Rosley C. Goode

 

Where were parents born? Hall Co. Ga.

 

Father's birth Born June 10 1851 Hall Co. Ga.

Mother's birth Born June 1 1855 Hall Co. Ga.

 

Death Date of father-about 1900

Mother still living

 

Name your brothers and sisters, giving ages and residence if possible

 

1. Sinthey Lela Sheridan Born March 12 1876 Died 1896

2. Sally L. Sheridan Born March 12 1879

        Hall Co. Ga.

3. Mattie A. Sheridan Born May 16 1881

        Hall Co. Ga.

4. Charlie L. Sheridan Born March 5 1884

        Banks Co. Ga.

5. Minnie E. Sheridan Born Jan. 25 1886

        Banks Co. Ga.

6. John F. Sheridan Born Oct. 8 1889

7. Nellie A. Sheridan Born May 11 1895

8. Willie E. Sheridan Born Oct. 1 1897

 

 

All information the same as in the application of Rosley C. Goode Sheridan

 

Dated 13 May 1908

 

Signed Eulah E. X her mark Gowder

 

Affidavit signed and witnessed by Jim A. Harris and J. J. Hughes and notarized by W. M. David(?) NP presumably in Seminole County Oklahoma

 

Contributed by Dr. Ralph Ray (RalphRay@aol.com)

 

Transcribed 2004 by Jacqueline King

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