Guion Miller Application of
Isaac Dow Harwell [Rejected]

My notes are in [brackets] - Roger Harvell

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No. 18751-3

With No. 16199


I. D. Harwell

Bertha Hammonds

J. S. Harwell

[RDH Note: Bertha and J(ames) S. children of Isaac Dow Harwell.]


No. 18751




I. D. Harwell

For share of money appropriated for the Eastern

Cherokee Indians by the Act of Congress approved

Jun3 30, 1906, in accordance with the decrees of the

Court of Claims of May 18, 1905, and May 28, 1906.



Rec MAR 22 1907


[Cannot read the signature on this paper]


Commissioner of Indian Affairs,

Washington, D.C.


I hereby make application for shuch 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: I.D. Harwell

��������������� Indian name: Nancy Ann Payne

2. Residence: City

3. Town and post office: Cleburne

4. County: Johnson

5. State: Texas

6. Date and place of birth: Pulaski Giles county Tenn.

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: Claim through my mother Nancy Ann Payne.

8. Are you married: Yess [sic]

9. Name and age of wife: Maden [sic] name Annie E. Davis now Annie E. Harwell age 46 years.

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

��������������� Father -English name: James N. Harwell

��������������� ������������ Indian name: ---------

��������������� Mother - English name: Nancy Ann Harwell

��������������� ������������ Indian name: Nancy Ann Payne

��������������� ������������ Maiden name: Nancy Ann Payne

11. Where were they born?

��������������� Father: Columbia Mury [sic] County, Tenn.

��������������� Mother: East Tennessee dont know the county.

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

��������������� Father: Giles County, Tenn.

��������������� Mother: Giles County, Tenn.

13. Date of death of your father and mother -

��������������� Father: about 1883���������� ��������������� ��������������� Mother: about 1881


14. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits?If so, state when and where: No

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

��������������� ��������������� NAME�� ��������������� ��������������� BIRTH��� ������������������������������� ��������������� DEATH

��������������� (1) Elizbeth Harwell ��������������� ��������������� about 1840���������������������� ��������������� about 1900

��������������� (2) Mary Hanna Harwell�� ��������������� ���������1842���������������������� ��������������� �� "���� 1862

��������������� (3) W.A. Harwell���������������� ��������������� "����� 1844���������������������� ��������������� Stil living

��������������� (4) Maranda Harwell���������������� "����� 1846������������� ������������������������������� �� "���� 1902

(5) Jones Harwell " 1848 " 1906

��������������� (6) I. D. Harwell (applicant)����������� �������� 1852���������������������� ��������������� Alive

��������������� (7) Anne A. Harwell����������� ��������������� �������� 1853���������������������� ��������������� Died 1890

��������������� (8) Mattie Harwell��� ��������������� �������� 1858���������������������� ��������������� Stil living

��������������� (9) 2 Boys died when small

��������������� (10) Noah Harwell����� ��������������� about 1867���������������������� ��������������� Stil living

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

��������������� Ambrose Harwell������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� Thomas Payne

��������������� Polie Brown������������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� dont know my grandmother's side

������������������������������� ������������������������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� mother's maden name

17. Where were they born? I think they was Born in North Carolina, grand father - granddmother's side place of birth not known.

18. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time? Giles County Tenn.

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

��������������� (1)��������������� English name: James N. Harwellabout 1883.

��������������� ��������������� Indian name: ______

��������������� ��������������� Residence: Lawrence County, Tenn.

��������������� (2)��������������� English name: Hanna Harwell, Giles County Tenn.

Grand mother dont know how many brothers and sisters Gran Mother had.

��������������� ��������������� Indian name: ______

��������������� ��������������� Residence: ________

��������������� (3)��������������� English name: _____

��������������� ��������������� Indian name: _______

��������������� (4)��������������� English name: _____

��������������� ��������������� Indian name: _______

��������������� (5)��������������� English name: _____

��������������� ��������������� Indian name: _______

20. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits?If so, state when and where. No.


21. To expedite identification, claimants should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835:

Grand father on my mothers side was named Thomas Payne

Remarks. Mother had 4 sisters and 3 Brothers Salina Payne died in Henderson Co. Tenn.

[RDH Note: This last entry was lined through and initialed M.N.B <M.N. Bauldwin below>]



(Under this head the applicant may give additional information that he believes will assist in proving his claims.)

My Mothers brother Cake* Payne I remember well looked very much like an Indian and talked like an Indian. My Mother has a sister who looks very much like an Indian. Who live in Williamson county, Texas.

[*RDH Note:This given name is very hard to read, looks like "Cake", could be Carl.I have two brothers of Nancy Payne that this might be.One is William C. and one is Thomas C.I have no information on what either of these middle initials stood for.]


Note. - Answers should be brief but explicit; the words "Yes," "No," "Unknown," etc., may be used in cases where applicable.Read the questions carefully:

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

��������������� ��������������� (Signature) I D Harwell

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 16th day of March , 1907.

��������������� My commission expires

June 1st �����, 1907��������������� ��������������� M. N. Bauldwin ���Notary Public.



(The following affidavit must be sworn to by two or more witnesses who are well acquainted with the applicant.)

Personally appeared before meJ. M. Longand J. N. Bauldwin , who, being duly sworn, on oath depose and say they are well acquainted with I. D. Harwell, who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known�� himfor2years and2��� years, respectively, and knowhim to be the identical personwhorepresentshimselfto be, and that the statements made byhim are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in�� hisclaim.

������������������������������� ������������������������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� Signatures of Witnesses

������������������������������� ������������������������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� J M Long

������������������������������� ������������������������������� ������������������������������� ��������������� J. N. Bauldwin


Subscribed and sworn to before me this�� 16�� dayof March, ���1907.

My commission expires

June 1st , 1907����������������������������������� M N Bauldwin ���Notary Public.


in and for Johnson County, Texas.


Note. - Affidavits should be made, whenever practicable, before a notary public, clerk of court, or before a person having a seal.If sworn to before an Indian agent or disbursing agent of the Indian service, it need not be executed before a notary, etc.



No. 18751��������������������������������������� Action�� Reject

Name I. D. Harwell�� and�� children.��� Residence Cleburn Texas

Reasons: Cousin of 16199.


[RDH Note: It appears that Isaac application was reject because his cousin, applicant # 16199, had been rejected before.No idea who that applicant was at this point.]