Biographical Sketch of John Wright Alberty

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Alberty, John Wright-Born July 26, 1834. Married April 15, 1852 Clara West nee Buffington, born 1825.

She died July 1864 and he died August 29, 1905.

They were the parents of Bluford West Alberty and Ellis B. Alberty, May 1854, died Dec. 1, 1880, Mose Alberty, April 1857, died Nov. 14, 1891, Joseph Vann Alberty, July 1860, living, Elizabeth Jane, April 1863-April 1867.

John Wright Alberty was a member of Captain George H. Starr’s company in the Confederate Cherokee Mounted Rifle Regiment. He was elected Chief Justice of the Cherokee Nation in 1883.




MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-john-wright-alberty.htm - Last updated on Nov 28th, 2012


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