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by bailey12
Sat Dec 26, 2015 10:49 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Pinn Family, Cherokee???
Replies: 1
Views: 2145

Pinn Family, Cherokee???

I recently discovered a great-great-great-great-etc uncle on my biological mother's side in mid 1700s-early 1800s. His name was Raleigh Pinn, and I read that he was part Powhatan, part Cherokee. I was able to verify the Powhatan but as for the Cherokee, it seems to come from the lore of his descenda...
by bailey12
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:34 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Burden Family=Cherokee?
Replies: 2
Views: 3199

Burden Family=Cherokee?

I found out something interesting just now. This is for anyone with any knowledge of Cherokee genealogy- was Thomas Burden {born abt. 1764, in VA or NC and died in 1870 in Greens Fork, Randolph, Indiana} part Cherokee? This family was listed as mulatto. His wife was named Priscilla Timbers. One of h...
by bailey12
Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Cherokee Adair Family
Replies: 3
Views: 4451

Cherokee Adair Family

I found out yesterday that I have a DNA match with a person that triangulates with John Adair (1753-1815) as the common ancestor. I also learned that the Adair family had some Cherokee ties. However, it is a bit unclear to me how John Adair fits into this picture. Let me explain: First, there are co...
by bailey12
Sat Sep 12, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Native American
Topic: Possible Descent from Pocahontas {Advice?}
Replies: 5
Views: 4379

Possible Descent from Pocahontas {Advice?}

Late last week I found two DNA matches on AncestryDNA who are direct descendants of Pocahontas through her son Thomas Rolfe. They both share a common Bollings line. Yesterday, I found a third match on AncestryDNA with this same line of descent from Pocahontas. I'm adopted and my birth family is mixe...
by bailey12
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Sherrill/Perkins Family
Replies: 2
Views: 4431

Re: Sherrill/Perkins Family

Thank you. My email address is baileyedsallparr@yahoo.com

I'm still sorting out which line I'm descended from. It could take a while but please send whatever information over that you think would help. Thanks again! I really appreciate it!
by bailey12
Thu Aug 13, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Sherrill/Perkins Family
Replies: 2
Views: 4431

Sherrill/Perkins Family

Does anyone here know which descendants of William Sherrill might have been part Cherokee/Native American? I have two Sherrill matches from Maryland on AncestryDNA. One of them is descended from Richard Perkins, born 1710 in MA who married Mary Sherrill, the daughter of William Sherrill and Margaret...
by bailey12
Wed Aug 12, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: What should I do?
Replies: 2
Views: 2460

Re: What should I do?

Mine was #183 and it was combined with my match to the Michigan Native population, which contained many Cherokees.
by bailey12
Tue Aug 11, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: What should I do?
Replies: 2
Views: 2460

What should I do?

I got my results back on my Special Cherokee Match panel yesterday. Based on my results, I was told it looks probable I have at least some degree of Cherokee ancestry {"somewhat likely" as stated in the report, in "significant amounts"}. What should I do with this information? I ...
by bailey12
Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Cherokee DNA Match Help
Replies: 13
Views: 7977

Re: Cherokee DNA Match Help

Okay, that's what I thought, about 2-3 weeks.
by bailey12
Wed Aug 05, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Cherokee
Topic: Cherokee DNA Match Help
Replies: 13
Views: 7977

Re: Cherokee DNA Match Help

Thanks, I'm still waiting on my results so you helped clarify a few things for me. I was also born in the Commonwealth but I live now in Michigan.

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