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Biographical Sketch of James T. Countryman

Countryman, James T. (See Ward)— James Thomas, son of George Washington and Minerva (Ballard) Countryman was born in Delaware District July 26, 1874, and edu­cated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married at Fairland, September 6, 1894, Eve, daughter of Newton and Mary Lauderback, born June 26 1875, in Lafayette County, Mo. They are the parents of: Eliza, born August 31, 1895; Lafayette, born September 8, 1897; Henry, born February 18, 1899; Samuel, born December 28, 1900, married Anna daughter of Hudson and Belle Layton, who have a daughter, Ruby Juanita, born January 5, 1921 ; Oliver, born September 8,1903, and Elmer, born January 10, 1909. Martha Ward, born February 22, 1819, married John Countryman, a white man. They were the parents of George Washington Countryman, who married Minerva...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Mary Jane Bachtel

Bachtel, Mrs. Mary Jane (See England, Ghigau and Hildebrand) —Mary Jane, daugh­ter of William and Arminda (England) England was born on Honey Creek, Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, December 30, 1848. Her first husband was James Franklin Williams, born July 30, 1844 and died November 8, 1873. They were the parents of: Joseph Lowrey Williams, born November 30. 1866; Genevieve Shanahan, born Decem­ber 28, 1868 and Martha Jane Sanders, born April 9, 1871. Mrs. Williams second hus­band was William Habish, who died October 3, 1883. Their daughter, Louise, born June 23, 1878, married George T. Harrell. Mrs. Habish’s third husband, Daniel Bachtel, was horn August 14, 1845 and died March 22, 1897. They were the parents of: Daniel Lorenzo, born May 28, 1887; Otis, born September 9, 1889 and Elza Bachtel, born March 2, 1891. Daniel Lorenzo Bachtel was a member of Headquarters Co. 332, Quarter Masters Corps having entered service June 27, 1918 was in service overseas from July 26, 1918 to July 18, 1919 as sergeant. Discharged at Camp Pike, July 30, 1919. Elza Bachtel entered service June 27, 1918. Member A. E. F. August 22, 1918 to June 22, 1919. Assigned to Company 165 Depot Brigade July 2, 1918. Appointed Corporal March 14, 1919. Discharged at Camp Pike, July 5,...

Biographical Sketch of Hiram T. Elliott

Elliott, Hiram T. (See Foreman)—Hiram Thomas, son of Hiram Thomas, and Callie (Whatenherger) Elliott, born in Delaware Dist Nov. 26, 1892, educated locally and in Male Seminary. Married at Vinita, April 1, 1914, Minnie 3., daughter of Drewey and Margaret Trickey. They are the parents of: Rella born May 17, 1915; Eugene, born Mar. 20, 1917, and Maxine, born Feb. 10, 1918; Leroy Elliott, born Oct. 2, 1920. Mr. Elliott is a farmer near Big...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. E. Caywood

Caywood, Mrs. J. E. (See Grant and Foreman)—Mary Elizabeth, daughter of William and Eliza Jane (Proctor) Born, born July 21, 1882, educated in Delaware District and Female Seminary. Married at Vinita July 4, 1900, John Edward son of Stephen M. and Nancy Ann Caywood, born Aug. 30, 1872 in Hickory Co., Mo. They are the parents of William Marion, born June 30, 1901; Walter, born Aug. 1, 1903; and Thelma Emma born November 3, 1909. Mr. Caywood is a farmer near Big Cabin. Mrs. Caywood is a member of the United Brethren church. Jeremiah Born, a white man, married Elsie, daughter of Chief Charles Li. Hicks and their son, John Born, born August 3, 1823 married Jane July and they were the parents of William Born, born December 24. 1855, married March, 1878, Elsie Jane Proctor and they were the parents of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth...

Biographical Sketch of Darius E. Ward

(See Ward and Oolootsa) -Darius Edwin, son of James and Esther Susan (Hoyt) Ward was born on Beatties Prairie, Delaware District, November 23, 1854. Educated in Nazareth Hall, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Married at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania November 20, 1875 Sarah Caroline, daughter of Mrs. John Ritter, born September 27, 1857 in Bucks County, Penn. She died February 29, 1896. They were the parents of Minnie Esther, born September 2, 1876, married Boone Forst Cray; Jay Herbert, born February 10, 1879, James Darius, born October 20, 1880, Hindman Hoyt, born December 14, 1885 and died June 13, 1906; Sidney Rueds, born January 19, 1888; Gertrude Irene, born July 31, 1889; Ruth Edna born June 22, 1893; Sarah Ruby, born February 3, 1896. Mr. Ward married August 9, 1897 Mary Murphy nee Hester, born July 1, 1870 in Davidson County, Tennessee. They were the parents of Martha Ann born Nov. 14, 1898. Mr. Ward is a cabinet maker. He belongs to the Holly clan and his Cherokee name is Keetoo-wha-gi. Is P. S. R. of Knights of Pythias, a member of the Moravian Church, was Secretary of the “Old Settlers” Commissioner, elected a member of the Cherokee Board of Education November 15, 1900 having previously been the Inspector of the building of the Female Seminary on the part of the Nation. Was County Commissioner of Cherokee County...

Biographical Sketch of Leander Woodall

(See Woodall)-Leander, son of James Tuck and Elizabeth (Perdue) Woodall, was born in Delaware District February 8, 1876, educated at Ketchum. Married in Arkansas, February 22, 1906 Jessie, daughter of John L. and Malinda Berry. Mr. Woodall is a farmer near Ketchum, he is a member of the A. H. T. A. which means that he is a supporter of good...

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