Biographical Sketch of Mrs. C. L. Lane

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(See Downing, Corduroy, Oolootsa.)-Maude Ethel Rogers, 1 November 28, 1869, educated at Female Seminary, and Howard Payne College, Fayette, Missouri.

Married October 4, 1891, Captain Lane Lane, born November 26, 1867, in Red River County, Texas. He graduated from “Kemper Family School,” Booneville, Missouri, June 8, 1887, and conducted a drug store in Chelsea for thirty years.

They were the parents of: Estelle, born September 20, 1892; Ethel Lindsay, born October 19, 1894, graduate of Chelsea High School and Northwestern State Normal at Tahlequah in 1918; James Gunter, born 12, 1897; and Lasca Gazelle Lane, born June 19, 1905.

Clement Vann Rogers, born in the Western Cherokee Nation, January 11, 1839, educated at Baptist Mission, Going Snake District, and Male Seminary. Married in 1858 Mary America Scrimsher, born October 9, 1839, and settled on Caney River in Cooweescoowee District.

Was Captain of Co. C First Cherokee Mounted Volunteers and senator from Cooweescoowee District in the Confederate Cherokee Council from 1862 to 1865. Settled on the Verdigris River after Civil war. Elected Judge of Cooweescoowee Dist. Aug. 5, 1877; senator from the same District August 4, 1879, August 1, 1883, August 7, 1899, and August 3, 1903.

Elected as a member of the Cherokee Commission to negotiate with the “Dawes” Commission for the final disposition of the Cherokee Nation. Elected a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention from the Sixty-fourth District on November 6, 1906. Rogers County, Oklahoma, was named for him.

Mrs. Mary America (Scrimsher) Rogers died May 28, 1890, and he died October 28, 1911. They were the parents of: Sallie Clemantin, Robert Martin, Maude Ethel, subject of this sketch, May and William Penn Rogers.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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