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Bettie Love Ligon
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1865
Death: Nov. 21, 1912

Bettie was the daughter of Chickasaw Robert Howard LOVE and enslaved woman, Margaret Ann (COLBERT) WILSON.

She is known for being the lead litigant of Equity Case 7071, a lawsuit seeking to transfer approximately 2000 people with similar claims of "Indian ancestry" to the Dawes Allotment Rolls as "Chickasaw by Blood" or "Choctaw by Blood." 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Howard Love (1818 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  William Hadley Ligon (1856 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Ligon Douglas (1884 - 1912)*
  Nathaniel W. Ligon (1886 - 1935)*
  Clarence Ligon (1892 - 1919)*
  Gladys Ligon Nero (1895 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  May Belle Love Washington (1863 - 1887)*
  Bettie Love Ligon (1865 - 1912)
  Joe Netachache Love (1879 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hickory Cemetery
Woodford
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Terry Ligon
Record added: Jun 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38067473
Bettie <i>Love</i> Ligon
Added by: Terry Ligon
 
Bettie <i>Love</i> Ligon
Added by: Terry Ligon
 
Bettie <i>Love</i> Ligon
Added by: Terry Ligon
 
 
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- Virginia Brown
 Added: Jul. 3, 2015
When your grandson, my father began telling me about his "Indian" grandmother I was not a believer at first. From the years I've researched your personal story, I have not only learned much about you, my grandfather and a host of others with this unique h...(Read more)
- Terry Ligon
 Added: Jun. 9, 2009
 
 
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