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Nancy Ann Ritter Bayless
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1846
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1922
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA

Bureau of Indian Affairs
1896 Dawes applications
Filed: page No. 36 Date: Mar 12 1892
Tribe: Cherokee
Application Number: 824

Nancy was 1/2 Cherokee by blood.
NANCY ANN BROYLES (formerly Bayless, nee Ritter). On her application, Nancy Ann states her mother Jane Ritter was a Cherokee Indian whose maiden name was Jane Young. Nancy states her nephew, Major C. Loggins, and her niece, Delila E. Perse have both been enrolled as citizens of the Cherokee Nation through their lineage from Jane Young. Nancy Ann lists her address as Hartford, Arkansas, and signed the application on August 26, 1896. Witnesses: J. J. Louis, 50, and M. E. Louis, 48, both state they knew Jane Young, and knew Nancy Ann to be Jane Young's daughter. Witnessed in Sebastian County, Arkansas, August 31, 1896. J. D. Spaulding, J. P.

Nancy Ann lists her family as follows:
Nancy Ann Broyles age 50 Frances C. Franklin 30, daughter Elizabeth J. Hamlin 28, daughter George T. Bayless 26, son Emily S. Watson 24, daughter James R. Bayless 21, son Lelia A. Pearcefield 19, daughter Martha O. Bayless 17, daughter Sarah A. Bayless 13, daughter plus 13 grandchildren including J. W. Bayless, age 6.

Nancy is about 19 years of age younger than her sister Elizabeth Jane Ritter.

Nancy Ann Ritter was enumerated Sept. at the age 23 on the 1870 cenus taken at Township 12, Sanford County, Alabama which is now Lamar County, Alabama.

At the age of 34 Nancy was enumerated on the 1800 census at Hartford, Sebastian, Arkansas. She could not have been age 21 in Hartford, AR as stated on the photo of with her and her sister together. 
Family links: 
  Everett Ritter (1800 - 1890)
  Jane Young Ritter (1806 - 1879)
  James Monroe Bayless (1843 - 1885)
  Samuel N. Broyles (1841 - 1897)
  Francies Charlotte Bayless Franklin (1867 - 1950)*
  Elizabeth Jane Bayless Hamlin (1868 - 1921)*
  George Thomas Bayless (1870 - 1912)*
  James Robert Bayless (1874 - 1920)*
  Lelia Ann Bayless Percifield (1877 - 1955)*
  Sarah Alice Bayless Sloan (1883 - 1955)*
  Thomas Ledbetter Ritter (1826 - 1904)*
  Elizabeth Jane Ritter Thomason (1827 - 1885)*
  Robert T. Ritter (1829 - 1869)*
  William Young Ritter (1833 - 1918)*
  Isaac A. Ritter (1838 - ____)*
  Everett Bayless Ritter (1841 - 1920)*
  Charlotte Caroline Ritter Bayless (1843 - 1930)*
  Nancy Ann Ritter Bayless (1846 - 1922)
  James Henderson Ritter (1850 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Monroe Cemetery
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: May 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69845743
Nancy Ann <i>Ritter</i> Bayless
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Nancy Ann <i>Ritter</i> Bayless
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Nancy Ann <i>Ritter</i> Bayless
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