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
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
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:
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
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