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NameAgeSexBlood Roll No.TribeCard No.
Mary E. Wilkerson 6F1/3229345Cherokee by Blood Search card 10278
    Note: Transferred from Cherokee Card #D1146
Asa Wilkerson 50M1/42883Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Margarett Wilkerson 47F1/22884Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Robert Wilkerson 22M3/82885Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Daniel Wilkerson 16M3/82886Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Lester Wilkerson 14M3/82887Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Margarett Wilkerson 11F3/82888Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Colbert Wilkerson 7M3/82889Cherokee by Blood Search card 1058
Oscar Wilkerson 8M1/832602Cherokee by Blood Search card 10902
    Note: Son of Leonard Wilkerson listed on Cherokee by Blood Card #7447
Ellen Wilkerson 42F1/428584Cherokee by Blood Search card 1100
Daniel Wilkerson 15M1/428585Cherokee by Blood Search card 1100
Ora Wilkerson 10F1/428586Cherokee by Blood Search card 1100
Lillie Wilkerson 8F1/428587Cherokee by Blood Search card 1100
Lena Wilkerson 5F1/428588Cherokee by Blood Search card 1100
Allen Wilkerson 3M1/833043Cherokee by Blood Search card 11125
    Note: Son of Leonard W. Wilkerson listed on Cherokee by Blood Card #7447; Date of death: Oct. 27, 1906
John Wilkerson 51MIWCherokee by Blood Search card 1712
    Note: Refused - marriage did not take place prior to Nov. 1, 1875
Sarah Wilkerson 38F1/84547Cherokee by Blood Search card 1712
Ruth Wilkerson 18F1/164548Cherokee by Blood Search card 1712
    Note: Marriage to John Hicks (non-citizen) on Sep. 29, 1901
Mary Wilkerson 15F1/164549Cherokee by Blood Search card 1712
Ellen Wilkerson 11F1/164550Cherokee by Blood Search card 1712
John Wilkerson 55M1/811210Cherokee by Blood Search card 4675
Rachel Wilkerson 10F7/1626653Cherokee by Blood Search card 4675
Lizzie Wilkerson 40F3/427742Cherokee by Blood Search card 4675
Louie Wilkerson 23M1/811363Cherokee by Blood Search card 4737
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #1383
Richard Wilkerson 36MFull12386Cherokee by Blood Search card 5164
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #520
Annie Wilkerson 32FFull12387Cherokee by Blood Search card 5164
Ella M. Wilkerson 8FFull12388Cherokee by Blood Search card 5164
Katie Wilkerson 6FFull12389Cherokee by Blood Search card 5164
Oliver C. Wilkerson 4MFull12390Cherokee by Blood Search card 5164
Esther L. Wilkerson 21F1/214089Cherokee by Blood Search card 5884
James Wilkerson 32M1/415253Cherokee by Blood Search card 6382
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #1788
Martha Wilkerson 26F1/1615254Cherokee by Blood Search card 6382
Leeler Wilkerson 4F5/3215255Cherokee by Blood Search card 6382
Andrew J. Wilkerson 2M5/3215256Cherokee by Blood Search card 6382
Ida R. Wilkerson 24FIWCherokee by Blood Search card 6383
    Note: Refused - marriage did not take place prior to Nov. 1, 1875
George W. Wilkerson 29M1/1615257Cherokee by Blood Search card 6383
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #824
Linzie H. Wilkerson 7M1/3215258Cherokee by Blood Search card 6383
Lewis E. Wilkerson 3M1/3215259Cherokee by Blood Search card 6383
Rena P. Wilkerson 2F1/3215260Cherokee by Blood Search card 6383
    Note: Date of death: Feb. 12, 1901
Hattie Wilkerson 1F1/3215261Cherokee by Blood Search card 6383
Thomas Wilkerson 34MIWCherokee by Blood Search card 6396
    Note: Refused - marriage did not take place prior to Nov. 1, 1875
Eliza C. Wilkerson 29F1/815298Cherokee by Blood Search card 6396
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #1958
John O. Wilkerson 6M1/1615299Cherokee by Blood Search card 6396
Barney L. Wilkerson 5M1/1615300Cherokee by Blood Search card 6396
Mattie E. Wilkerson 2F1/1615301Cherokee by Blood Search card 6396
Mary Wilkerson 27FIWCherokee by Blood Search card 6480
    Note: Refused - marriage did not take place prior to Nov. 1, 1875
George W. Wilkerson 49M1/815509Cherokee by Blood Search card 6480
    Note: See Cherokee by Blood Minor Card #2596
Cora Wilkerson 13F1/1615510Cherokee by Blood Search card 6480
Austin Wilkerson 10M1/1615511Cherokee by Blood Search card 6480
Maggie Wilkerson 8F1/1615512Cherokee by Blood Search card 6480

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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.