Country Music Singer and Songwriter
- 2nd Great-grandfather of Carrie Underwood — 5th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- William Luke
- Tennessee McNelle
- Birth Date:
- ABT 4 Jan 1874
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- Spouse Name:
- Nancy J. Whisenhunt
- Marriage Date:
- 27 Aug 1892
- Marriage Location:
- Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Stanton M. Luke (Ahnentafel No:14 )
In the 1900 U.S. Census taken in the Indian Territory of the Cherokee Nation in what is now Oklahoma, under the section titled Special Inquiries Relating to Indians, Thomas Luke is listed as being 7/8ths blood Cherokee with his father being mixed blood and his mother being full blood. Thomas's children are listed as 15/16ths blood Cherokee indicating Thomas's wife Nannie is also a full blood Cherokee. Her birthplace is listed as the Indian Territory.
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Sources for Thomas Luke
- 1 Federal Census, OK, McIntosh County, 1910, Beck, E.D. 65, Sheet 6B, Image 12 of 41.
- 2 Federal Census, Indiana Territory, Cherokee Nation, 1900, Township 11, E.D. 189, Sheet 13A, Image 24 of 27.
- 3 Federal Census, TX, Coryell County, 1880, E.D. 25, p. 25, Image 25 of 60.
- 4 Oklahoma Marriages, 1870-1930, Marriage record for Thomas Luke and Nannie Whisenhunt.
- 5 Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936, 1913, Porum, OK, School census record for son Stanton Luke, gives birth date as 29 JUL 1902.
- 6 U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Draft registration for Thomas Luke.