Your James W. Pinyan was born about 1849 and was married to M.L. Anderson b. 1859.
His parents were Jeptha Pinyan and Nancy Darnell. Cherokee application # 29020 with number 5181 will give documention. Look at # 29021 and 29022 also. It looks like they had a total of 10 children 1.Robert Pinyan born 1877 2.James Oscar Pinyan b. 1880 3.William N. Pinyan b. 1882 4.Walter Pinyan b. 1886 5.Evy Pinyan b. 1888 6.Levi R. Pinyan b. 1890 7.George W. Pinyan b. 1894 8.Laura Pinyanb. 1896 9.Lula Ann Pinyan b. 1897 10. Tinie Pinyan b. 1900