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NameAgeSexBlood Roll No.TribeCard No.
Annie Caldwell 37F1/1630794Cherokee by Blood Search card 10359
    Note: Married to Guss Caldwell listed on Cherokee Card #R1210; 1290
Isaac E. Caldwell 13M1/3230795Cherokee by Blood Search card 10359
Elsie F. Caldwell 11F1/3230796Cherokee by Blood Search card 10359
Francis A. Caldwell 6M1/3230797Cherokee by Blood Search card 10359
Tule Caldwell 3M1/3230798Cherokee by Blood Search card 10359
Lula Caldwell 9F1/832624Cherokee by Blood Search card 3994
John L. Caldwell 19M1/6424418Cherokee by Blood Search card 4101
Mariah F. Caldwell 15F1/6424419Cherokee by Blood Search card 4101
    Note: Marriage to Charles Whiteday (Cherokee by Blood Card #3021) on Sep. 4, 1903; See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #660
Benjamin M. Caldwell 13M1/6424420Cherokee by Blood Search card 4101
Joella M. Caldwell 11F1/6424421Cherokee by Blood Search card 4101
Annie Caldwell 35F1/16Cherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Elsie F. Caldwell 9F1/32Cherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Guss Caldwell 32MIWCherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Isaac E. Caldwell 11M1/32Cherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Francis A. Caldwell 4M1/32Cherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Tule Caldwell 1M1/32Cherokee by Blood Search card 6240
    Note: Cancelled - transferred to Cherokee Card #D1021
Annie Caldwell 3F1/322211Cherokee by Blood (Minors) Search card 2090
John J. Caldwell 53M263Cherokee by Intermarriage Search card 4101
    Note: Transferred to Cherokee Intermarried Card #263
Corrine Caldwell 11F1259Cherokee Freedmen Search card 493
    Note: Marriage to Henry Wright (non-citizen) in 1907
Sallie Caldwell 9F1260Cherokee Freedmen Search card 493
Lucy Caldwell 23F1532Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 370
Macy Caldwell 10F1533Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 371
Blanche Caldwell 6F1534Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 371
George Caldwell 3M1535Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 371
Effie Caldwell 2F1536Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 371
Matilda Caldwell 44F2874Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Thomas Caldwell 15M2875Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Richard Caldwell 13M2876Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Houston Caldwell 11M2877Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Eliza Caldwell 7F2878Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Gattis Caldwell 4M2879Chickasaw Freedmen Search card 661
Willie Caldwell 29M1/22719Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
Mary Ann Caldwell 24FFull2720Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
Clarissa Caldwell 6F3/42721Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
Nancy Caldwell 4F 3/42722Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
    Note: Deceased
Mycie Caldwell 2F3/42723Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
Molcy Caldwell 2F3/42724Choctaw by Blood Search card 1026
Maria Caldwell 43F1/414415Choctaw by Blood Search card 4336
Thomas Caldwell 15M1/814416Choctaw by Blood Search card 4336
Marion L. Caldwell 13M1/814417Choctaw by Blood Search card 4336
Margaret Caldwell 11F1/814418Choctaw by Blood Search card 4336
Wilson Caldwell 2M3/4418Choctaw by Blood (New Borns) Search card 438

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About this Database

This database lists individuals who applied for the Dawes Roll and membership in the Five Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek), and Seminole. Enrollment for the Dawes Rolls began in 1898 and closed in 1907.

I have found my ancestor in the database. What now?

Once you have located your ancestor on the roll, look up their census card and enrollment packet. You can do this at the Research Center or use subscription websites (such as Fold3.com and Ancestry.com). You may also order a copy of a packet from the Research Center. Order online | Order by mail

About the Dawes Rolls

Census Cards

Census cards list the enrollee's name, age, sex, blood quantum, tribe, place of residence, and roll number. In general, the age shown on the census card is the age of the individual around 1902. Members of the same household are typically listed on the same card. Those listed as "newborns" and "minors" were born after enrollment began in 1898 but before March of 1907, and are listed on a separate card. Census cards may also reference earlier rolls.

Blood Quantum, Freedmen, Intermarriage, and Adopted Citizens

Tribal associations are listed as "by Blood," "Intermarriage," or "Freedmen." Intermarriage means the person was married to a citizen of the tribe. You may also see "IW" for intermarried white, or "A" for adopted. Freedmen are individuals who were formerly enslaved by one the Five Tribes. The term is also used to describe their descendants. Although there was intermarriage between Blacks and Indians, the Dawes Commission enrolled people of mixed heritage as Freedmen, and indicated no blood relation to the tribe.
Learn about more Freedmen history.

Mississippi Choctaw include individuals who did not remove to Indian Territory with the rest of their tribe in the 1830s. Mississippi Choctaw who were deemed eligible for the roll were listed as "identified." To be admitted to the rolls, these individuals were ultimately required to remove to Indian Territory.
Learn more about Mississippi Choctaw records.

Delaware enrollees may be listed on Delaware cards or as an "Adopted Delaware" on Cherokee by Blood cards.
Learn more about Delaware Cherokee records.

Enrollment and Allotment Packets

Enrollment packets provide details about the individual and their family, including marriage, birth, and death information. They may include transcripts of interviews with family members or neighbors and correspondence regarding the enrollment.

Allotment packets contain information about the individual's land allotment, plat maps, correspondence, and other documents. Enrollment and allotment packets vary in length from a single page to more than 100 pages. Please note that while Creek application packets are not available, you may still order allotment packets.

Maps of Tribal Nation Land

These maps depict tribal nation boundaries, districts, township/range survey lines, and present-day county lines. Click on the icons below to view a larger map in PDF format.

Help and Research Tips

What information do I need before I search?

You will need to trace your way back to a direct ancestor who was living in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) during the enrollment period, 1898–1906. If the individual was a married woman, you should look for her under her married name.

I cannot locate my ancestor in the index. What should I do now?

Look for your ancestor on the 1900 US census. If your ancestor did not live in Indian Territory it is extremely unlikely they will be on the rolls. If they were living in Indian Territory check the available lists for rejected Dawes applications. Consider the possibility your ancestor belonged to another tribe or preferred not to be recognized as Indian.

For further information about tribal citizenship, contact the tribe directly.