I am also a decendant of Raleigh Harvel-Morgan Leathers (A.K.A. Rolla HM Leathers, RHM Leathers...)Born:12/22/1833TN
and his wife Margaret Pauline Lipps-Leathers Born:1835.
My branch is that of their daughter.
Margaret Francis Leathers-Yeager Born:2/22/1860AR.
Her brother John Riley Leathers, other brother James Anderson Leathers, her mother, herself and many many others all applied for free indian land in OK. Claiming to be Cherokee. MILLER-GUION ROLL#'s: 33610,33611,33612,33613,... Application # 817
They were all denied land. Why? No idea yet.
Raleigh Harvel-Morgan Leathers' parents were;
James Alfred Leathers Born: 1775 S.C. Died:7-3-1838 TN
Margaret ? Vinson Born: 1795 S.C. Died in AR
Married in 3-22-1816 S.C.
I believe this is the same James Alfred whom was married to a woman named Elizabeth A. Forrester
married 10-12-1799 N.C.
Margaret Vinson's parents were James Vinson and Martha Unknown last name?