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Biographical Sketch of Edward Sunday

Edward, son of William Mary Sunday, was born in 1856 and on account of the Civil war he was not able to attend school but being a man of more than ordinary natural intelligence he has not made a splendid citizen but has accumulated a comfortable competency.

He married in 1872 Nancy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wilkerson.

They were the parents of: Jennie, born September 5, 1875; William E., Lulu, married John Asa Polson; Edward A., married Rebecca Bible.

Edward Sunday’s second wife was Margaret Sanders nee Garner and their daughter Ellen Sunday born October 2, 1888 and married Charles P. Morgan.

Not having had the opportunity of gaining an education himself, Sunday has given each of his children splendid education; all being graduates. His son, William E., is one of the most substantial business men in Rogers County.

Edward Sunday was elected a member of the Cherokee National Council, August 1, 1887 and was later the first Mayor of Oolagah in which town he now resides.

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