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Our Native American Roots

Updated February 22, 2003

Nancy M Kessler

nannu@webtv.net

My hubby's side of the family that we know of is Cherokee, Irish and German on his paternal side of the family:
Surnames connected to this side of the family are:

Green
Kessler
Barnett
Ketchum
Murphy
Bashore
Coil
Newhouse
Louden/Lwden/London
Settle
Victor
Tankersley
Turner
Hammond
Again

The maternal side of the family is Scots-Irish, Dutch, French, German and Cherokee. The surnames for this side of the family are:

Rotan/Wroten/Wrotan
Oliver
Bass
Smith
Jones
Gray
High/Hock
Patten/Patton
Coble
Davis
Milligan
Schaeffer

My paternal line is Scottish and English
The surnames for this group is:
Pelton
Westover

My maternal line is French and German. Part of the family was from the Alsace-Lorraine area of France and Germany. When they migrated to the US they came thru New York or Maryland and then travelled to Saint Louis , Mo. The surnales for this side of the family are:
Brennell ( Bruennelli--old world spelling)
Rapp (Rabb/Raab --old world spelling)
Schulte
Simon



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