This may be of interest to you. In the Eastern Cherokee Application # 19922 that was in signed 1907 (Guion Miller Roll ) for George Rogers/Rodgers- residing in Surry Co NC, he states his mother is Lucy Newman, daughter of Winston Newman and names his father as George S Rogers; grandfather as Robert Rolin Rogers. He also states that his grandfather Rogers was one half Cherokee. I did this abstract from the original application images online at footnotedot com.
I once had all the early Newmans on my tree back in 1997 but lost several yrs of research and then pared down the tree branches when I redid it.I am probably responsible for adding all those Newmans into on neat family back when but now I see it is not yet clear who the parents are for Winston, Elam and all-I do know by studying the Cherokee rolls and such that Lucy Newman and George Rodgers had at least eleven children - only one is in question in my mind and he claimed to be a son in his Cherokee roll (perhaps for monetary gain) or he may have been but was not shown in census as such- deb