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Now What? Cherokee Ancestry
6/12/2014
My great-grandmother was Cherokee. How do I find information about her?
Q. My great-grandmother was Cherokee. How do I find information about her?

A. At least you didn't say she was a "Cherokee princess." Family stories about American Indian ancestry are among the most common genealogy myths. Of course, your great-grandmother may indeed have been all or part Cherokee, but as you search for information about her, it's best to maintain a healthy degree of skepticism.
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