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Indian Applications for Wallen / Walden / Young / Thompson
Posted by: Bev (ID *****9149) Date: June 04, 2003 at 10:52:41
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Please contact me if this is your line.

When applying for a roll number in the Indian Nation, a person had to give personal information, including parents/grandparents/siblings... I have found several Wallen / Walden applications, and I will post the information that the applicant gave. If the info isn't given, the applicant left it blank.

My Wallen family also used the name Walden; not only has Walden been found on papers, but also on a tombstone.

Cherokee Application for Sherman Walden:

Residence: Peggs, I.T.
County: Cherokee
State: Ind Ter
How old are you? 40
Born: 1867
Where were you born? In state of Ark
Are you married? Yes
Name and age of wife or husband: Nancy Walden age 26
To what tribe does he/she belong? White
Give the names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage:
Father: John Walden
Mother: Nancy Walden
Mother's maiden name: Nancy Young
In what state were they born?
Father: Tenn
Mother: Alabama

Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land or other benefits? No

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

1. Jerry M. Walden
2. James Walden, Leflore I.T.
3. George Walden, dead
4. John T. Walden, Leflore I.T.
5. Millie Walden, Peggs I.T.
6. Bett Walden, Summerfield I.T.
7. Rebecca Walden, dead8
8. Marinda Walden, Peggs I.T.
9. Fannie Walden, Peggs I.T.

State English and Indian names of grandparents:
Mother's side: John Young and Millie Young

Where were they born? Youngs in Alabama

Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
In state of Ark

Give names of all their children and residence if possible:
1. John Young, Lone Star, Ark
2. Jim Young, dead
3. Tom Young, New Hope, Ark
4. Anderson Young, Rocky, Ark
5. Dave Young, Umpire, Ark
6. Nancy Ann Young, Lone Star, Ark
7. Jake Young, Hadley, Ind Ter
8. Mack Young, dead
9. George Young, dead
10. Evans Young, dead

(My mother Nancy Walden nee Young; Grandfather John Young, Grandmother Millie Young, Great Grandfather John Thompson.

Signed and dated 28th day of June, 1907

(The application was denied) This family probably belonged to the Choctaw tribe, but applied to the Cherokee.


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