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Welcome to Our Heritage. Hope you have a good time and if you have any questions
please leave a message. Have a great time and here is a little more about where
my Ancestry Started:
I started out by wanting to get more information on my grandma Rushie Darlene Brock-
I knew I had because of the Cherokee blood running through her veins, and I have
always carried on the Tradition, Me and My family go to the Lebanon Indiana Pow Wow
August, the third week-end, we dance and have a great time-its like a family
reunion for my family.
This is the time of the year we all get together. If at all possible we camp out,
dance with the beat of the drums and have a piece of mind and feel free.
I found out so much. I still think I'm dreaming. When I first went to a Pow Wow in
the early 80's I cried and my grandmother was there in the circle with me I felt at
peace for the first time in my life
Here is a little of what I have found out with help from our family and a whole bunch
more of the family was looking also, we all found the same info.
Brock side of the Family:
Aaron Brock was 1/2 Cherokee Indian and he married a full blooded Cherokee Indian. He
lived in Cumberland County, Virginia, and came to Knox county, later Harlan county,
He married Susan . Children of Aaron Brock and Susan are:
1. Jesse Brock. Born 8 DEC 1751 Cumberland County,Virginia . Died 13 OCT 1843 Wallins
Creek,Harlan County, Ky..
2. Mahala Susannah Brock. Born 1749 Cumberland County,Virginia. Died 1820 Clay
3. George Brock. Born Bet. 1753-1762 Shenandoah County,Virg inia. Died JAN 1839
Washington County, Indiana.
4. Reuben Brock. Born 1754 .
5. Mary "Polly" Brock. Born 28 OCT 1757 Virginia. Died 28 F EB 1855 Harlan County,
6. James Brock. Born Bet 1759-1760 Virginia. Died SEP 183 1 Cumberland County,
7. Aaron Brock. Born 1748 Virginia.
He married Rhoda Sizemore. Born 1783 TN. Died Perry Co. KY.
The Indian Chief for whom Red Bird Creek in Clay County was named is known as a
member of the Whitetop Laurel Band of Cherokees from North Carolina. He was a great
hunter and allured by the game in this remote region. He finally took up residence on
the creek that bears his name at the mouth of Jacks Creek in this county. He came to
his death by the abarice of the "pale face". There lived with him a crippled Indian
named Willie. This man dressed the skins which Red Bird brought to their wigwam and
looked after the culinary department of their house.
Some hunters from North Carolina, greedy and unscrupulous, came to the wigwam and
murdered Willie. Then they secreted themselves and awaited the return of the brave
chief who had long before buried his tomahawk and for years had been living in peace
with the white man, and as he approached his crude castle the bullet of an assasin
laid him in the dust. They threw his body into a hole of water nearby which is still
called "Willie Hole", and from which John Gilbert and others took him and buried him.
One tradition is that he was sitting on the bank of a creek fishing when he was shot
and that he fell into the creek."
He was also known as Cutsawah Brock, Cherokee name for Red Bird. He signed a treaty
with Dillon Asher at Harlan Co., KY. He lived before 1799 at Clay Co., KY; according
to a historical marker which read;
Chief Red Bird was a legendary Cherokee Indian for whom this fork of the Kentucky
River is named. He and another Indian, Jack, whose name was given the creek to the
south, were friendly with early settlers and permitted them to hunt in the area.
Allegedly they were killed in battle protecting their furs, and the bodies thrown
into the river here. The ledges bear markings attributed to Red Bird.
1966, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways #908. He
immigrated before 1815 to Red Bird, Harlan Co., KY; The first Aaron, Reuben's son,
married an Indian named Susan, who was from the Cherokee Nation in the Carolinas, and
when son Jesse (Revolutionary soldier) was granted land, Aaron and Susan moved with
him from South Carolina to Kentucky.
(A note on Rootsweb by a Silas Begley, a Sizemore descendant, disputes the whole
story that Aaron Brock was Chief Red Bird.)
Aaron married Susannah Caroline (Brock) before 1748 in Virginia. (Susannah Caroline
(Brock) was born in 1725 in Cherokee Nation, Carolinas and died after 1760 in Clay
RED BIRD ~ The Indian chief for whom Red Bird Creek in Clay County was named
was probably a Cherokee from Tennessee or North Carolina. Like others of his
race, he was a great hunter and allured by the game in this remote region he
finally took up his residence on the creek that bears his name at the mouth of
Jack's Creek in this county. He came to his death by the avarice of the "pale
face." There lived with him a crippled Indian named Willie. This man dressed
the skins which Red Bird brought to their wigwam and looked after the culinary
department of their house. Some hunters from North Carolina, greedy and
unscrupulous, came to the wigwam and murdered Willie. They then secreted
themselves and awaited the return of the brave chief who had long before buried
his tomahawk and for years had been living in peace with the white man, and as
he approached his crude castle the bullet of an assassin laid him in the dust.
They threw his body into a hole of water nearby which is still called "Willie's
Hole," and from which John Gilbert and others took him and buried him. One
tradition is that he was sitting on the bank of a creek fishing when he was
shot and that he fell into the creek
theres plenty of more.
there is many versions of what happened, but of course we do not know because we
were not there
Cram side of the Family: due to come soon
Farris side of the family: due to come soon
62 Deceased Ancestors- BALL -
Ball, Annabell, Born in Dont Care, Died in Texas
- BROCK -
Brock, George, Born , Died Jun 17 1998 in Rockcastle County Hospital, Mount Vernon.
Brock, James, Sr, Born 1777 in Cumberland Co Virginia, Died 1840 in In Harlan Co Kentucky
Brock, James Floyd, Born Jun 26 1875 in Harlan County, Kentucky, Died Sep 05 1875 in Forrester Creek, Harlan County Kentucky
Brock, Jesse, Born Dec 08 1751 in Cumberland Co Virginia, Died Oct 14 1843 in In Harlan Co Kentucky
Brock, John, Born 1828 in Harlan Co Kentucky, Died Oct 1870 in Forrester Creek, Harlan Conuty Ky
Brock, Lavina Osborn, Born Feb 22 1858, Died Aug 27 1925
Brock, Rev William Worth, Born Feb 22 1853, Died Nov 25 1928
Brock, Rev. James, Jr, Born 1805 in Laurel Co Ky, Died 1880 in Laurel Co Ky
Brock, Rushie Darlene, Born Mar 08 1914 in Harlan County Kentucky, Died Oct 22 1969 in Resthaven Cemetery,Maricopa County Az.
- BROCK-CHEIF REDBIRD -
Brock-Cheif Redbird, Aaron, Born Aug 21 1721 in ?/Va or Tn or NC, Died 1811 in Clay County Kentucky
- CAMERON -
Cameron, Emily Jane, Born 1643 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Died 1695 in Little, Roanoke, Virginia, United States
- CRAM -
Cram, Artilia Jane, Born Sep 17 1933 in Rockastle County, Kentucky, Died Sep 03 2011 in Waynesboro Memorial Gardens, Tn
Cram, Cody Michael, Born Sep 17 1986 in Arizona, Died Apr 16 1987 in Arizona
Cram, Frank, Sr, Born Sep 05 1910 in Macon, Illinois, Died Jul 1983 in Anderson Indiana
Cram, Frank Eugene, Born Aug 11 1932 in Indiana, Died May 26 2010 in Waynesboro Memorial Gardens, Tn
Cram, Larry Dewayne, Born Jan 30 1963 in Indianapolis, Died Sep 01 2007 in I-69 fatal accident
Cram, Richard, Born Feb 03 1933, Died 2008 in Greemwood Indiana
Cram, Sidney, Born Nov 22 1831 in New York, Died Feb 22 1884 in Salem Il
- CRAWFORD -
Crawford, Sarah, Born 1818 in North Carolina, Died in Laurel Kentucky
- DAVIS -
Davis, Isreal (twin), Born Jun 04 1925 in Columbiana County, Ohio, Died Jan 09 1873 in Spring Valley, Minnesota
Davis, Rosa, Born Sep 13 1873 in Mauston, Wisconsin, Died Sep 07 1935 in in Jamestown Indiana
Davis, Susan, Born Sep 01 1848 in Carrol County Indiana, Died Oct 12 1931 in Bethany, Moultrie County, Illinois
Davis, Susan Caroline, Born 1730 in in Cherokee Nation NC., Died 1760 in in Clay County Kentucky
- FARRIS -
Farris, Alene, Born Sep 23 1938 in Ky, Died Sep 23 1938 in Ky.
Farris, Clara Bell, Born Jan 25 1909 in Harlan County, Kentucky, Died Sep 26 1998 in Plainfield, In, Maple Hill Cemetery
Farris, Daniel, Born Nov 26 1915 in Harlan County, Kentucky, Died Apr 01 1991 in Wilson St. Pierre Chaple of the Chime
Farris, Daniel JR, Born Mar 12 1943 in Stanford Kentucky, Died Oct 1987 in Indiana, Washington Park East
Farris, George, Born in Rockastle County, Kentucky, Died in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Farris, George Wilson, Born Aug 1875 in Rockcastle, Kentucky, Died Oct 29 1948 in Brodhead, Kentucky
Farris, Greenwood, Born 1796 in Lincoln Kentucky, Died Dec 25 1856 in Laurel Kentucky
Farris, Henry, Born 1670 in Little, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, Died 1761 in Richmond, Wise, Virginia, United States
Farris, Ian Esom, Born 1640 in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Died 1679 in Little, Roanoke, Virginia, United States
Farris, Isham, Born 1751, Died 1846
Farris, Isham Isom, Born Jan 02 1751 in Lunnenburg Co, Virginia, Died Mar 14 1848 in Laurel, Kentucky, United States
Farris, James Esom, Born 1722 in North Carolina, United States, Died Jun 14 1814 in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
Farris, John, Born 1840 in Caldwell Co Kentucky, Died 1880 in Rockcastle Co Kentucky
Farris, Ruby Jewell, Born Feb 27 1937 in Kentucky, Died 1943 in Kentucky
- GIBSON-CRAM -
Gibson-Cram, Edith Josephine, Born Oct 23 1914 in Indiana, Died Feb 20 1988 in Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield, In
- HAWKINS -
Hawkins, Mary Elisa, Born ABT Mar 15 1910 in Ind., Died in AZ.
- HOWARD -
Howard, Elizabeth, Born 1804 in Kentucky, Died 1900 in Kentucky
- HOWARD-BROCK -
Howard-Brock, Rebecca, Born Mar 16 1756 in Cumberland Co Virginia, Died 1841 in In Harlan Co Kentucky
- JOHNSON -
Johnson, Margie Clementine, Born in N.C., Died in Johnson City Tn
- LANCE -
Lance, Elbert Gainard, Born Apr in N.C., Died 1966 in Johnson City Tn
- MALCOLM -
Malcolm, Susanna Leullen, Born 1725 in Lunnenburg Co, Virginia, Died Jun 14 1814 in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
- MCGUIVER -
McGuiver, Alicia, Born 1673 in Glomorozon, Wales, Died 1744 in Lunenberg, Virginia, United States
- OSBORN -
Osborn, Elizabeth, Born 1773 in North Carolina, Died May 16 1859 in In Harlan Co Kentucky
- OVERBAY -
Overbay, Arlene, Born May 17 1877 in Kentucky, Died Feb 18 1934 in Brodhead, Kentucky
- OVERBEY -
Overbey, Arlenia or Orlena, Born in Rockastle County, Kentucky, Died in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
- PING -
Ping, Estil, Born Feb 14 1906, Died Sep 1978 in Plainfield, In, Maple Hill Cemetery
- PITTENGER -
Pittenger, Rebecca, Born Feb 20 1825 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, Died Jan 14 1873 in Carroll County Indiana
- POLLY SAYLOR -
Polly Saylor, Mary A, Born Dec 17 1829 in Forrester Creek Carlan Co Ky, Died May 30 1919 in in Crab Orchard, Lincoln Co., KY
- PRESCOTT -
Prescott, Lisa, Born , Died 1969 in Arizona
- PROFFIT -
Proffit, Mary Lou, Born Jun 25 1918, Died Oct 28 1990 in Indiana, Jordan Gray Funeral Home Burial at Washington Park East
- ROBBINS -
Robbins, Sarah M, Born 1840 in Tennessee, Died 1880 in Rockcastle Co Kentucky
Robbins, Virginia Maxine, Born Dec 26 1922 in Kentucky, Died Sep 15 1999 in Pheonix Arizona
- SKAGGS -
Skaggs, Clarence Mason, Born Jun 19 1922, Died Dec 18 1999 in Vevay Indiana
- STEPP -
Stepp, Nancy Jane, Born Jan 04 1871, Died Apr 17 1941
- TINCHER/WRISTON -
Tincher/Wriston, Shirley Jean, Born Feb 06 1936 in Beckley,WV, Died Apr 06 1978 in Indpls.In
- WESTERN -
Western, Curtis Earl, Jr, Born Jan 17 1971 in Johnson City Tn., Died Jan 19 1973 in Johnson City Tn
- WOODS -
Woods, Thomas Henery C, Jr, Born Dec 18 1932 in Knightstown, In, Died Dec 24 1997 in Apache Jct. AZ.
Woods, Thomas Henery Carlton, Sr, Born ABT Mar 12 1910 in Ind., Died in AZ
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