Biographical Sketch of Laura Alice Henry

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(See Grant)-Laura daughter of Ellis and Martha (Copeland) Buffington was born September 22.

Married December 26, 1871, Josiah, son of Jesse and Lucy (Love) Henry, born January 1, 1850. He was elected in November 1869, Solicitor of Cooweescoowee District appointed to the same office in by the Chief. Elected Councilor from Cooweescoowee District August 1, 1881 and August 2, 1897. He died Oct. 4, 1904 and she died Nov. 12, 1906.

They were the parents of Rosa Jane Henry, born August 10, 1883, educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and Female Seminary and E. E. Rector, born Feb. 27, 1873 Butler County, Kansas. They are the parents of Edna May, born Dec. 19, 1899; James Emmett, born Oct. 29, 1906; Josiah, born June 28, 1908 and Frances Rector born July 5, 1910. They are farmers near Claremore. They belong to the Methodist Church and he is a Mason. Mrs. Rector’s Cherokee name is Ay-ni. Josiah Henry son of Jess Henry was married 19, 1918 to Marie Potts and there was to them two children, Frances N. Henry born March 11, 1919 and Beman L. Henry born Oct. 22, 1920.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 21 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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