Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Minerva Wormington

(See Ross)- Minerva, daughter of Isaac Alexander and Susannah Coody (Ross) Wilson was born at Tahlequah on Tuesday June 1, 1886. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and Female Seminary. She married in 1914 at Tulsa, Frederick Wormington and they are the parents of Lorine Wormington, age six. Mrs. Wormington’s father was a gentleman of



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. E. W. Gish

(See Colootsa, Cordery, Adair and Gosaduisga) Martin R. Brown, born February 27, 1858 at Fort Gibson. Married May 9, 1888 Nannie C. McNair, born in 1866. They were the parents of Catherine Brown born in 1891 at Tahlequah, married in Oklahoma City in 1915, Emmett W. Gish. They are the parents of Dorothy Louise Gish,



Biographical Sketch of James Walker Reid

(See Thompson) A minister of the Presbyterian Church does not draw a large salary. Ordinarily he can by careful saving give his children a common school, high school or more rarely a university education, but it requires rare ability for a man to stay in the ministry through a long and useful life, generally stationed



Biographical Sketch of John S. Woodward

John S. Woodward, son of Jackson and Lizzie (Smith) Woodward, was born in Oklahoma in 1861 ; married in Oklahoma in 1875, Mary Fondren. They have one son, David 22 years old, who spent two years in France in the World War, where he was wounded and also gassed. John S. Woodward is a member



Biographical Sketch of Levi Tucker

Levi, son of William Tucka was married at Tahlequah in 1894 to Annie McKay, daughter of Alfred and Lucinda (Ketcher) McKay. They are the parents of: William, Ollie, Susie, Sallie, Eliza, Madison, Levi, and Mary Tucker. Mr. and Mrs. Tucker were educated in Tahlequah District and are representative citizens of Cherokee County.



Biographical Sketch of Marble Lewis Payne

Marble Lewis, son of William and Nancy Payne was born in 1850 in North Carolina. He married at Tahlequah in 1904 Mahala Wilson. They were the parents of Emma, Lula, Charles and William Payne. Mr. Payne’s children by his second marriage are Frank, Albert and Mary Payne. Mr. Payne is one of the progressive farmers



Biographical Sketch of Joseph Walkabout

Joseph, son of Jennie (Hendricks) Walkabout was born near Tahlequah in 1880 and educated in that city. He married in Tahlequah in 1904 Mary Cordery, and they are the parents of: Jennie, Eliza and Josephine Walkabout. Mr. Walkabout is a splendid representative citizen, has been Deputy Sheriff of Cherokee County.  



Biographical Sketch of John F. Thompson

(See Ghigau)-John Franklin, son of Caleb Starr and Matilda (Cordill) Thompson, was born November 20, 1853 in Union County, Georgia and educated in that State. Married in Georgia Aug. 13, 1876, Amanda C., daughter of Lewis and Catherine Little born Sept. 12, 1813 in N. C. They are the parents of: Lewis Caleb, born June



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. John Leafer

(See Conrad and Foreman)-Floren Frances, daughter of William H. and Letitia (Woodard) Foreman, April 2, 1881, educated in the Cherokee National schools in Tahlequah District. Married at Tahlequah in 1903 John Leafer. They are the parents of John and Lawrence Leafer. Mr. Leafer is a farmer near Tahlequah.



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Thomas P. Jones

(See Downing) -Rachel, daughter of Nicholas and Martha (Shirley) Byers, was born August 24, 1875. Married at Tahlequah March 1, 1896, Thomas Pinckney, son of William M. and Nancy Jones. They are the parents of: Bryan, born May 22, 1897; Polk, born October 30, 1898; Granville, born December 31, 1900; Nannie, born September 9, 1902;



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