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Biographical Sketch of George W. Harlan

(See Ghigau)-George Washington, son of David M. and Rebecca (Vannoy) Harlan was born in the Cherokee Nation August 10, 1856 and educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married in Delaware District May 30, 1873, Sarah Jane, daughter of Whitten and Nannie Cecil, (the former a native of Kentucky and the latter of Virginia) born July 3, 1855, in Crawford County, Illinois. They are the parents of: William Lee, born September 12, 1874, married Lucinda Ballard and Minnie Belle, born September 1, 1877 and married W. A. J. Trotter. Mr. Harlan is a farmer near White Oak. The Harlans, who in the seventh and eighth centuries were known in the Bard’s sons as Herelingas and Harlungi were located in Brisach Castle in...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Bert F. Thompson

(See England) -Maggie L., daughter of William Garrett and Eliza (Scrimsher) Williamson, was born May 1, 1880. Educated in Worcester Academy, Vinita, and Female Seminary. Married near White Oak June 13, 1898, Bert F., son of Nathaniel and Zerilda Thompson. They are the parents of: Albert Louis, born Aug. 13, 1900; Harley C., born Nov. 22, 1904; Mabel Aline, born Oct. 15, 1908; Velma Viola, born Jan. 13, 1911, and Jaunita Thompson, born Sept. 2, 1913. Mr. Thompson is a farmer and stockman, near Centralia. Maurice, born February 19, 1918. Baby, born Nov. 8,...

Biographical Sketch of William Lee Harlan

Harlan, William Lee (See Ghigau and Grant)—William Lee, son of George Washington and Sarah Jane (Cecil) Harlan was born in Delaware District, September 12, 1874. Married March 29, 1904 Lucinda, daughter of William and Charlotte (Mayes) Ballard, born near Carey’s Ferry on Grand River June 11, 1879. She graduated from the Female Seminary June 29, 1899. They are the parents of: Grace Leota. born July 4, 1905; Vanney, born July 27, 1907; Jewell Bernice, born March 12, 1913 and William Lee Harlan, born July 20, 1920. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan are members of the Methodist Church. He is a farmer and stockraiser near White Oak. William, son of Archibald and Anna (Fields) Ballard born in Delaware District May 29, 1852 and educated in that District. Married December 26, 1871 Charlotte Mayes, born August 6, 1851. They are the parents of Mrs. Lucinda (Ballard)...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Chris B. Peterson

(See Hildebrand) -Lucinda, daughter of Benjamin J. and Delilah (O’Field) Hildebrand was born September 9, 1882. Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Female Seminary. Married at Vinita July 23, 1909 Pigeon Hanson and her resent husband is Christ B. son of Peter and Anna Mary Peterson. Her children by her first husband, are: John, born June 23, 1910, Woodrow, born June 2, 1913 and Loretta Hanson born July 2, 1916. By the present husband she has one daughter, Anna Laura Peterson, born May 12, 1920. Mrs. Peterson belongs to he Wolf Clan and her Cherokee name is Luski. Mr. Peterson is a farmer, near White...

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