my Gparents Levi Lankford son of Silas,and Mary(Ma-Le)Seitz Lankford brn abt 1859 Warren/Grundy Co TN.Levi was believed to be 1/4 Shawnee 1/4 Cherokee,married Rhoda caroline Vaughan/Vaughn,she was brn abt 1870 Coffee Co Tn,both died Harlan co KY.
Believe to be Prudence Choate Dykes wife of Isham Dykes brn abt 1775 TN,and possible sister to my GGGmother Elenor Choate/Shote Seitz full blood Cherokee.
My GGmother Mary(Ma-le)Seitz Lankford brn abt 1822 Indian Terr of TN. Mary was 1/2 Cherokee Indian,daughter of Eleanor Choate/Shote,and William Bost Seitz/Sitz,brn in the now areas of Marion/Warren/Grundy/Sequatchie Co's of TN,died abt 1910 Etowah Co AL.
L to R, Gmother Nancy Manverva Bond Chadwick,and her daughter Mary Chadwick Fiorini.
L to R my father Rufus Albert Chadwick,uncles,Thomas Tom Chadwick,William Bill Chadwick.