Hello , my name is Ashley Thirsty Vann. I am the associate genealogist at Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. I am a member of Goingsnake District Heritage Association and Genealogical Speaker Guild, Oklahoma Chapter for Trail of Tears Association. I love researching on my family tree. My family include the following surnames: Thirsty, Nix, Bearpaw, Fixin, Dreadfulwater, Dick, Springwater, Hyder, proctor, kingfisher, Chewey, Connelly (VIAN OK), Christie,Downing,Tecumseh,Foreman, Crowder, McCarter, Quinton,Tucker, Hogshooter,Jumper, Ford, watermelon, fields and Ross, Tincup, Chopper. If you know someone of the following families please leave a message, I would like to find out more information.