DAWES APPLICATION PACKET

Cherokee Census Card No. 271

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271
Department of the Interior
Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
FILED Jul 17, 1900

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Card No. 271

Is residence of husband established?  Yes
Is he identified on the rolls of 1880 and 1896?  Yes
Is the marriage of his parents established?  Think not
If admitted, is his admission satisfactory? [blank]
If intermarried, is marriage established?  Think not
Is residence of wife established?  Yes
Is she identified on the rolls of 1880 and 1896?  Yes
Is the marriage of her parents established? [blank]
If admitted, is her admission satisfactory? [blank]
If intermarried, is marriage established? [blank]
Were parties for whom application is made all living? [blank]

Are all the children who were living when the roll of 1896 was compiled and for whom application was made, identified
on said roll?  Yes

Birth affidavits filed since date of application _____ [blank]

New-borns enrolled since date of application _____ [blank]

Do the findings conform to the facts? Yes, but it is nowhere established that the marriage was under Cherokee law. It is true that the applicant says he was married under Cherokee law but the findings do not so declare.

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