Blueford Sixkiller- Guion Miller Application # 5723   -Admitted

Postal Address is Kansas, Okla – Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory

Claims through parents Blackhaw & Diana, & brothers William & Ko-tah-na (G.S. #216)

 

Commissioner of Indian Affairs,  Washington, D. C.

SIR:

       I hereby make application for such share as may be due me of the fund appropriated by the Act of Congress approved June 30, 1906, in accordance with the decrees of the Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees.  The evidence of identity is herewith subjoined.

 

1. State full name—

            English name:  Blueford Sixkiller

            Indian name:   U-li-s-ga-s-di

2. Residence:  Goingsnake District, Cherokee Nation

3. Town and post office:  Kansas

4. County:  District 5

5. State:  Indian Territory

6. Date and place of birth:  Delaware District, Cherokee Nation  1855

7. By what right do you claim to share?   If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately: 1. my father Blackhawk Sixkiller Ka-ni-gu Su-da-la-die-hi, 2. my mother Da-ye-ni, 3. my brother Willie Wi-li, 4. my brother Go-ta-ne, 5. Grandfather Sixkiller U-li-s-ka-s-di, 6. Grandmother Sixkiller, 7. my mothers father U-yer-s-gi, 8. mothers mother Gu-da-yi, 9. Great grandmother, 10. Great grandfather, 11. my great aunt Jennie, 12. my aunt Suesi Sixkiller Su-sa-ne, 13. my mothers brother De-ga-so-tsi, 14. my uncle U-na-nu

 

8. Are you married:  yes

9. Name and age of wife or husband:  Anni  about 59 years old

10. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother’s name before marriage.

            Father—English name:  Blackhawk Sixkiller

                          Indian name:    Ka-ni-gu Su-da-la-di-hi         

Mother –English name: 

              Indian name:  Da-ye-ni

                          Maiden name:  Da-ye-ni

11. Where were they born?

            Father:  unknown

            Mother:  unknown

12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?

            Father:  Delaware District, Cherokee Nation West

            Mother:  Delaware District, Cherokee Nation West

13. Date of death of your father and mother—

            Father:    1877                  Mother:   1881

14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits?  If so, state when and where:  My father and mother were enrolled 1852 Delaware or Goingsnake District

15. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, the date of death:

 

                        NAME.                                         BORN.                                                DIED.

1. Wi-li                         unknown                                 unknown deceased

2. Go-ta-ne                              1850                                        1877

 

16. State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father’s and mother’s side, if possible:

                                  FATHER’S SIDE                                  MOTHER’S SIDE

                        Sixkiller  U-li-s-ka-s-di                      father  U-yer-sgi

                                                                                                Gu-da-yi

           

17. Where were they born?  unknown

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?  Goingsnake or Delaware District, Cherokee Nation West

19. Give names of all their children, and residence, if living; if not living, give dates of deaths: unknown

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits?  If so, state when and where: I have been enrolled for small payments and strip payment 1894

 

            I solemnly swear that the foregoing statements made by me are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

                                                (Signed)  Bluford Sixkiller

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12  day of  Dec.   1906

           

The Affidavit is witnessed by  John Snell  , having known  Blueford Sixkiller  for 17 years, and  Daniel Russell   for 8 years.