EASTERN CHEROKEE APPLICATION OF MINNIE SHERIDAN PARSONS, 1908 Number 44891 (Abstract)

 

 

Full Name- Minnie Parsons, nee Sheridan

Indian Name-Nancy Alexander

 

Residence-Lula RFD 3

County- Banks

State-Georgia

 

How old are you? 22 Born Jan. 25 1886

Where were you born? Banks Co. Ga.

Are you married? Yes

Name of husband- Garney Parsons

To what tribe of Indians do you belong? Eastern Cherokee

 

Name all your children who were living May 28, 1906, giving their ages:

 

Paul Parsons 6 years Born May 22 1902

Ethel Parsons 2 years  Born June 27 1906

Rosey Parsons 9 months Born August 31 1907

 

Give names of you father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage:

Father-English Name Daniel W. Sheridan

Indian Name-None

Mother-English Name Rosley C. Sheridan

Indian Name- Nancy Alexander

Maiden Name-Rosley C. Goode

 

Where were they born?

Father-Hall Co. Ga.

Mother-Hall Co. Ga.

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?

Father Born June 10th 1851, Hall Co. Ga.

Mother Born June 1st 1855, Hall Co. Ga.

 

Date of death of your father and mother:

Father-about 1900

Mother-Still living

 

Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages and residences if possible:

1. Sinthy Lela Sheridan Born March 12 1876 Died 1896

2. Sallie L. Sheridan Born March 12 1879

    Hall Co. Ga.

3. Eulah E. Sheridan

   Hazel Oklahoma

4. Charlie L. Sheridan Born March 5 1884

    Banks Co. Ga.

5. Minnie E. Sheridan Born Jan. 25 1886

6. John F. Sheridan, Born Oct. 8 1889

7. Nellie A. Sheridan Born May 11 1895

8. Willie E. Sheridan Born Oct. 1 1897

 

State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible:

 

Father's Side                          Mother's Side

Abner Sheridan                            James Carmel Goode (Indian)

Terry Sheridan nee Morrias                Martha Goode nee Canada

 

Where were they born? North Carolina

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time-I believe in Georgia.

 

Claimant should give the full English  and Indian names of their parents and grandparents- Parents: Daniel W. Sheridan, a White man, Rosley C. Sheridan, nee Goode, Indian name Nancy Alexander. Grandparents: George Goode and Nancy Goode, nee Alexander, Cherokee Indian.

 

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

 

Transcribed 2004 by Jacqueline King