What ==source== is good for verifying spouse, children, ancestors & descendants of Nancy Allen (Cherokee Roll #15130).

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WikiTree profile: Nancy Allen
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The Nancy Allen on the Dawes Roll is not the Nancy Allen in the linked profile. You can see her Dawes card and application on Ancestry and Fold3.  The Nancy Allen on the Dawes was born Nancy Mitchell in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, about 1840.  She was the daughter of Reece Mitchell and Rachel Hildebrand.  She lived her entire life in the Cherokee Nation and married a white man named Charles Allen.  The 1883 Cherokee census lists children Lewis, Rachel, Mitchell, Cora, and Osker.   Dawes Roll only includes people who were living in Indian Territory between 1890 and 1907 (and who met the citizenship requirements of the various tribes involved).  The most detailed information is included in her application for the Eastern Cherokee payment, #5108.  That can be seen on Fold3.
by Kathie Forbes G2G6 Pilot (217k points)
edited by Kathie Forbes
Here is the information from the North Carolina death certificate for the Nancy Allen who died in Yancey County 26 Jul 1925:

Female

White

Birth 23 Mar 1838, Chester, South Carolina

Death place: Price's Creek,Yancey County, NC

Father: Joseph Celier

Mother: Barbara Breakfield

Spouse:  Nathan Allen

Nancy and Nathan appear with their children on the 1880 U.S. Census in Yancey County, in 1900 Nancy is listed as Jane Allen, a widow.

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