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No. 31942         Action:   Rejected

Name Sidney Hicks  and 6 children
Residence: Pyramid KY
Remark: Sizemore Case "B"


Special Commissioner of the Court of Claims,
601 Ouray Building, Washington, D.C.

        I hereby make application for such 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, 1895
and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees. The evidence of identity is herewith subjoined.

  1. State full name–
        English Name: Sidney Hicks,
        Indian Name:  None
  2. Residence and post office:  Pyramid
  3. County: Floyd
  4. State: Ky
  5. How old are you? 42Born1866
  6. Where were you born?Floyd County
  7. Are you married? Yes
  8. Name and age of wife or husband:  Emra [Emery] Hicks age 43 yrs
  9. To what tribe of Indians does he or she belong?  None
  10. Name all your children who were living on May 28, 1906, giving their ages:    
    Name. Age. Born.
    (1)Sally Hicks 21 1886
    (2)Fair Hicks 15 1892
    (3)Emeline . . . 13 1894
    (4)Marthy Jane . . . 10 1897
    (5)Dugglas Day . . . 8 1899
    (6)Dan Hicks 5 1902
    (7)David Hicks 2 1905
  11. Give names of your father and mother, and your mother's name before marriage:     
        Father—English name: Dougless Oney
                     Indian name: None
        Mother—English name: Susanna Oney
                      Indian name: None
                      Maiden name: Susanna Sizemore
  12. Where were they born?
        Father: Floyd Co Ky.
        Mother: Floyd Co.

  1. Were did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
         Father:Floyd Co Ky
         Mother:Floyd Co Ky
  2. Date of death of your father and mother:
  3. Were they ever enrolled for money, annuities, land or other benefits? If so state when and where,
    and with what tribe of Indians:No
  4. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and residence if possible:
    Name.    Born.        Died.
    (1) Wm. Oney 1870   Living
          Polly Wilson 18??   Living
    (2) David Oney 1873   Died 1889
          Wootson Oney 1878     "  1900
    (3) Martha Spence 1867   Living
    (4) Hiram Oney 1867   Living
  5. State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible.
      Father's side     Mother's side
                 English Wm. Sizemore.
  6. Where were they born?  Floyd Co Ky
  7. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?  Floyd.
  8. Give names of all their children, and residence, if possible:
    (1)  John Sizemore Ashland Ky RFD #1.
    (2)  Wm Sizemore Prestonsburg Ky.
    (3)  Susanna Oney Danleyton,
    (4)  Hiram V. Oney Dead,
    (4)  Wood Sizemore Kayford WVa.

  1. Have you ever been enrolled for money, annuities, land or other benefits? If so, state when and where, and with what tribe of Indians:No Not that I know of
  2. To assist in identification, claimant should give full English and Indian names, if possible, of their parents and grandparents back to 1835:  Blackhawk, (Chief)

(Under this head the applicant may give any additional facts which will assist in proving his claim.)

My Mothers claim is #22149.

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

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22 day of July 1907.

D.M. Allen        
Notary Public.for Floyd Co Ky.

My commission expires
March 1st 1910

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

Personally appeared before meMrs Rebecca Allen and Matilda Gearheart who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with Sidney Hicks who makes the foregoing application and statements, and have known her for 35 years and 30 years, respectively, and know her to be the identical person she represents herself to be, and that the statements made by her are true, to the best of their knowledge and belief, and they have no interest whatever in said claim.

  Witnesses to Mark   Signatures of Witnesses
D.M. Allen   Rebecca Allen
              Matilda Gearheart

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 22 day of July, 1907.

My commission expires
March 1st , 1910

D.M. Allen
Notary Public          
for Floyd Co Ky

NOTE.–Affidavits should be made, whenever practicable, before a notary public, or clerk of the court, if sworn to before an Indian agent or disbursing agent of the Indian service, it need not be executed before a notary, etc.

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