Biographical Sketch of Lola Garrett Bowers

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Bowers (See Grant and Daniels)—Lola Garrett, born November 29, 1887, educated in the Cherokee public schools and the Female Seminary from which she graduated June 1, 1905. She was an instructor in the Pryor schools in 1905-6 and in the Female Seminary in 1907-08;

Married at Muldrow Dec. 9, 1909, E. M. Bowers, born April 10, 1875.

They are the parents of Genevieve Elizabeth, born July 13, 1911; Jane Rhea, born August 28, 1914 and Mary Ann Bowers, born Oct. 4, 1918.

Mrs. Bowers is a member of the Baptist church. Mr. Bowers is promi­nently connected with the banking interests of the Citizens Bank and Trust Company of Pryor and of the state.

Ellis Buffington, an eighth blood Cherokee, married Catherine Daniel, a quarter blood Cherokee. He died in June 1858, and she died November 20, 1867. They were the parents of Ezekial Buffington, born Aug­ust 7, 1811, married September 19, 1868 Louisa Newman, born May 14, 1817, in Tennessee. He died January 4, 1864, and she died February 15, 1898. Their daughter Mary, married Jerome Lorenzo Greer, and they were the parents of Elizabeth Ann

Greer, born August 30, 1856, married March 17, 1875, James Robert Garrett, born June 29, 1850, in Carroll County, Tennessee. She died May 15, 1902, and he died January 9, 1918. They were the parents of Mrs. Lola Bowers.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 22 December 2014. - Last updated on Nov 28th, 2012

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