well I have two reasons for asking this . one thing I need to know is do you have approx date of when they got to IN or OH? it says william was born in OH around 1850's . so I don't know which family he connects to or when they got there to OH. I have a sort of inside track on a large party of cherokee that went to OH .
and I am told that my william skinner probably native , but compared to my great grandma he wasn't as much as she was and only the german was brought up in my grandpa's lines of shiner/mossman ( immigrant germans) m. skinners .