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Indian tribes in around Louisiana in 1800,also indian tribe information for Vernon and Rapides Louisiana

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Re: clifton choctaw

Posted: 9 Feb 2012 9:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Since yours was the last message on this site, I will reply to you. I think that I have made a discovery in one of my VA families that could impact your geneology. You will need to check out the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 census records of Rapides Parish. Look for Rachel/Rachael Clifton and Edward W. Tyler. I have read that Rachael's husband was Daniel; however, she continued to use the name of Clifton even though she is living with Edward W. Tyler and she has several sons with the last name of Tyler. If you have ancestry, it's easy to check these census records.
In the census records, Rachel Clifton is listed as M as well as her children. In most census records, an M stands for Mullato, but it could probably be anyone with mixed race ancestry. Let me know if anyone would like to check into what I have found. If I am correct, this man would be the son of Edmund Tyler and Sarah Calthrope who was the daughter of Charles Calthrope and Eleanor Clifton. As you will see, the names run in the Calthrope/Tyler families. Edward had a brother named Jeremiah Tyler.
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Earlene Laney 6 Dec 1999 2:29PM GMT 
shirley 12 Dec 1999 2:58PM GMT 
hoehand 24 Mar 2000 11:53PM GMT 
RuthieBartlin... 25 Nov 2000 5:57PM GMT 
sheilawest741 17 Jun 2009 2:46AM GMT 
Mjohns039 9 Feb 2012 4:00PM GMT 
TRACEY TYLER 23 Jan 2013 11:03PM GMT 
Karen Lewis 20 Jul 2014 5:27AM GMT 
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