Cherokee by Blood, Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1910, Vol. 7, Applications 16746 to 20100, compiled by Jerry Wright Jordan, Heritage Books Inc., 1991, p. 45.
17016. KATIE GERTY, Webber Falls, Okla.
by Tom Gerty, Gdn.
Admitted. Claims through grandmother enrolled as Nancy Starr. Great Uncle and aunt enrolled as William and Mary Starr. Can. #89. Enrolled with #17017. Misc. Test. P. 4405.
MISC. TEST. P. 4405. #17016 - Minnie Harris:
"I know Tom Girty. His fathers people were old settlers. His mother was an emmigrant. Her maiden name was Nancy Starr. She was daughter of James Starr. I do not know when James Starr died. I never saw him. Nancy Starr had a brother by the name of Tom Starr. His wifes name was Caty. See Can. #88. She had a brother William that was older than her, and she had a sister Mary. See Can. #89. She had a sister POolly Starr, Rachel Starr and a brother James Starr. Se Can. #91, 93 & 94. They all lived in Can. District."
SIGNED: Minnie Harris, Porum, Okla., Mar. 26, 1909.
[For Roll information see App 17017.]
17017. Tom Gerty, Webber Falls, Okla.
Admitted. Father of #17016. Claims same source.
ROLL P66 #12214 FCT COMM #17606 - Tom Girty- 32
1221518721 - Jennie (wife) - 20
12216- Katie (dau) - 2
Cherokee by Blood, Records of Eastern Cherokee Ancestry in the U.S. Court of Claims, 1906-1910, Vol. 8, Applications 20101 to 23800, compiled by Jerry Wright Jordan, Heritage Books Inc., 1992, pp. 254-255.
22043. Dan Girty and 6 children, Webber Falls, Okla.
Rejected. Applicant's mother is an old Settler. See Old Settler Roll, Can. Dist. Group 109. See Misc. Test. at Vian, Okla., March 17, 09 of applicant also Ned Girty, #22044 p. 3970-3971.
MISC. TEST. P. 3970. No. 22044-22043 - Ned Girty... through Wallace Thorton... interpreter:
"My name is Ned Girty; my post-office is Vian, Okla.; I am about thirty-six years old; I have a child Tommy Girty; his mother is a white woman. My mother's name was Ga-ha-gust; she was a sister of Wilson Girty; I do not know what relation she was to Buck Girty but think he was her brother; my mother's father was named John but I do not remember the rest of it; my mother's father always said that his father was a white man; I do not know who my father's mother was but think she must have been a Cherokee."
SIGNED: Ned "X" Girty, Vian, Okla., Mar 17, 1908.
MISC. TEST. P. 3971 No 22043 - Daniel Girty.. through wallace Thornton, interpreter:
"My name is Daniel Girty; my post-office Webbers falls,Okla.; I am about forty years old; my father's name was Snake Girty; I have heard Wilson Girty is a kinsfolk of mine - he is still living; I have also heard that Jack Girty is a kinsfolk of mine; I have always heard my father say that his father was an Irishman; Ka-ha-gust was my mother; I do not know who her mother was but I think her name was Je-naw-sa; I am enrolled by the dawes Commission; my mother was born in Candian [sic] District; my mother died eight or nine years ago; she was about fifty-seven years old when she died; I do not know who my mother's father was; I never heard my mother say who her father was; I did not know at the time that I made out my application who my mother's mother was but I have found out since who she was; I think that my mother's mother was born in Canadian District; my mother was about fifty-seven when she died; Wilson Girty was my mother's brother; my wife was a white woman."
SIGNED: Daniel "X" Girty, Vian, Okla., Mar 17 1909.
22044. Ned Girty and 1 child, Vian, Okla.
Rejected. Applicant is a brother of Dan Girty #22043 and is rejected for reasons specified in his case.