There were three Cherokee applications for the Guion Miller Roll.A father and two children all claiming through the same source.They also mention the Vernon family through their mother.I found two Applications to the Thomas Vernon that was mentioned.The Vernons had also traveled to Cass Co. Ind. The question still remains about the ancestors of the James Helton married to Catherine Satterfield.
William H Helton, claim number 28878 Rejected Has 4 children from Fulton Co. Indiana. 56 years old born Feb. 20 1851 in Cass Co. Ind. Married to Wilhelamina Helton
His children. Marvin Helton 24 b. June 5, 1883 Alta Helton 21 b. July 14 1885 Emma Helton 20 b. Feb 17, 1887 Katie Helton 18 b. Dec 19,1888 Benjamin Helton 15,b. Mar 20, 1892 Glenn Helton 13, b. Jan 21, 1894 Rachel Helton 8, b. Sept 6 1899 Wilhelamina Helton 6, b. March 8 1901 William Helton 6. B. Twin
Father was John Helton b. in Ohio died in June of 1864 Mother was Susan Vernon b. Darke Co Ohio died Oct 1884
Brother and Sisters. Jane Young b. April 1853Logansport Ind. Alvin Helton b. April 1855 lives at Logansport Ind Saranna Hildebrandt 1858ditto Charles Helton b. Oct. 1860 Monticello Ind John Helton b. abt 1862 died Franklin Helton b. abt 1865died
Grand Parents James Helton married Catherine Satterfield James Helton was said to be 1/2 Cherokee Thomas Vernon claimed to be 1/2 Cherokee
James Helton and Catherine Satterfield Children: Charles Helton John Helton Mariah Helton William Helton Jackson Helton Eliza Reading nee Helton
Marvin Helton of Indiana 32667 Fulton Co. Ind. b. June 8 1883 Cass Co. Ind Claim is to GGrandfathers James Helton and Thomas Vernon
Not Married Father is William H Helton Mother is Wilhelamina Herr Children: Alta Helton July 14, 1885 Emma Helton Feb 17, 1887 Katie Helton Dec. 18, 1888 Hazen Helton July 18 1890 died in 1897 Benjamin Helton March 20, 1892 ____Helton June 21st 1894 Rachel Helton Sept 6, 1899
Fathers side:John Helton and Susan Helton Mothers side:Peter D. Herr and Emaline Herr Father John Helton born in Ohio Mother Susan born in Dark CO. Ohio Peter Herr born in Germany. Emaline Herr born in PA. In 1851 Helton's lived in Cass Co. Ind and Herr's lived in Allen Co. Ind
Children of Peter Herr Wilhelmina Helton Mary Showalter Etta Snyder Lillie King (dead) Lewis Herr Elizabeth Herr Lived in Cass Co Ind. Lillie King lived in Miami Co. Ind Mary Showalter lives in Carroll Co. Ind. Names of ancestors back of great grandparents unkown.
Alta Helton claim number is 33,668 Fulton Co. Ind. b. July 14 1885 Cass Co. Ind Claim is through James Helton and Thomas Vernon both are 1/2 Cherokee Indian. *The restHer claim reflects the information on the other two apps.
Additional Notes for this family: Corresponding applications to the Eastern Band of Cherokees Guion Miller are James Marion Vernon app. number 37,601 Sarah M Vernon app. number 43,195
Thomas Vernon was the son of Nathaniel Vernon. Thomas was b. 1786 March 4th and d. OCt 27 1858.
We would love for a couple of Heltons to DNA test out of this line.Hope this helps. Mike