No. 18651         Action:   Rejected

Name Phillip Sizemore  and   X   children
Residence: Mounthope, W Va.
Remark: Sizemore "B"

Rec.   MAR 21 1907  

Commissioner of Indian Affairs,
Washington, D.C.

        I hereby make application for such shares 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, 1905
and May 28, 1906, in favor of the Eastern Cherokees. The evidence of identity is herewith subjoined.

  1. State full name–
        English Name:   Phillip Sizemore  
        Indian Name:     Not known   
  2. Residence:      Mount hope       
  3. Town and post office:    Mount hope    
  4. County:   Fayette  
  5. State:   West Virginia  
  6. Date and place of birth:   Wyoming Co. Wva  1878 
  7. By what right do you claim to share? If you claim through more than one relative living in 1851, set forth each claim separately:                    
      1 g  Ned Sizemore 
      2 g  George Sizemore 
      3 g  Ned Sizemore  
  8. Are you married?   yes  
  9. Name and age of wife or husband:      Lola chapman  Born 1884  
  10. Give names of your father and mother and your mother's name before marriage.
        Father—English Name:   not known  
    Indian Name:          X          
        Mother—English Name:   Seana Sizemore  
    Indian Name:     not known   
    Maiden Name:   Seana Sizemore  
  11. Where were they born?
        Father:   not known  
        Mother:   Wyoming  co. W Va  
  12. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?
        Father:   not know  
        Mother:   Not Living.  
  13. Date of death of your father and mother–
        Father:         X               Mother:   Living  

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  1. Were they ever enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits? If so, state when and where.   no  
  2. Name all your brothers and sisters, giving ages, and if not living, the date of death:
    Name    Born   Died
    (1)    James oun Sizemore     1876                
    (2)    Luveaney Jane Sizemore    1882                 
  3. State English and Indian names of your grandparents on both father's and mother's side, if possible.
      Father's side     Mother's side
      Not known       Ned Sizemore   
                             Not known  
                              Jane Workmin 
                              not Known 
  4. Where were they born?   Ned Sizemore born ash co. Nc Jane Workmin Born wyoming  co W Va
  5. Where did they reside in 1851, if living at that time?  Wyoming co. West Va.
  6. Give names of all their children and residence, if living; if not living, give dates of deaths: 
    (1)  English name    Seana Sizemore     Living 
    Indian Name      not known   
    Residence    Glen Jean WVa 
    (2)  English name    Owen Sizemore     Living   
    Indian Name   not known 
    Residence  White Sulphur Spring  WVa 
    (3)  English name    Calvin Sizemore     Living   
    Indian Name     not known  
    Residence    Sun W Va 
    (4)  English name    Cosby Sizemore     Living   
    Indian Name      not known  
    Residence     Sun W Va 
    (5)  English name    Jiney Sizemore     Living    
    Indian Name      not known   
    Residence     Nichalus co WVa 
    (6)  English name                                             
    Indian Name                       
  7. Have you ever been enrolled for annuities, land, or other benefits ? If so, state when and where:

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  1. To expedite identification, claimants should give the full English and Indian names, if possible, of their paternal and maternal ancestors back to 1835:           
    1 g  ned Sizemore a cherokee indian 
    2 g  George Sizemore the son of  1. Ned Sizemore
    3 g Ned Sizemore the son of George Sizemore 
    4 g  Seana Sizemore a dauther of  Ned Sizemore. 

(Under this head the applicant may give any additional information that he believes will assist in proving his claims.)

Ned Sizemore a cherokee indian Left north carolinar Between 1828 an 1836 & settle in the Eastern part GA. an his childern remain in the Western part of Nc. til abougt 1836 they Moved to Logan co. W Va. is know calls Wyoming co. WVa

NOTE –Answers should be brief but explicit: the words "Yes," "No," "Unknown," etc., may be used in cases where applicable. Read the questions carefully.

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

Subscribed and sworn to before me this   4th    day of   March   , 1907.
          L A Tully      
Notary Public
My Commission expires  Not Limited , 190   

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

Personally appeared before me  George Kyle   and   James Love  , who being duly sworn, on oath depose and say that they are well acquainted with   Phillip  Sizemore   who makes the foregoing application and statement, and have known   him   for   4   years and   7   years, respectively and know   him   to be the identical person   he   represents   himself   to be, and that the statements made by   him   are true, to the best of their knowledge and beliefs, and they have no interest whatever in   this   claim.

  Witnesses to Mark   Signatures of Witnesses
                         Geo. Kyle  
                         James Love  

Subscribed and sworn to before me this   20   day of   March   , 1907.
  James L Long  Notary Public  
Fayette County W. Va.     
Notary Public
My commission expires  Not Limited , 190   

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