John was a registered Cherokee on the Dawes Indian Roll (full-blood).
Father of: (with Margaret "Maggie" Taylor) • James Daniel Overtaker (1888-1902) 14yo • Nellie Mae (Overtaker) Boggs - 69yo
Father of: (with Julia (Walker) • ♥ Fannie (Overtaker) Shanks Seaton - 77yo • Ruth Margaret "Mag" (Overtaker) Kemp (1899- ) (1/2 Cherokee) • Carnell "Emma" (Overtaker) Gragg - 65yo
(In a typed interview registering his daughters, Fannie & Maggie on Dawes Cherokee Indian Roll in Aug, 1900. John stated he was 40 yrs old, his mother was Annie Overtaker who had died about 10 yrs earlier, and father Charles Overtaker had died during the war approx 1963).