Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Cleo Hail

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(See Ghigau and Sanders) -Margaret, daughter of John Bell and Delilah (Roach) Smith was born at Tahlequah Oct. 4, 1895, educated in Tahlequah District and Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas.

Married at Tahlequah March 9, 1918, A. Cleo, son of John and Mary Hall, born near Tahlequah in 1897.

They are the parents of Morris Hail, born Jan. 26,1920. Mr. Hail is a farmer near Tahlequah.

George, son of Joshua and Almira (Harlan) Roach married Nannie Pritchett and they were the parents of Delilah (Roach) Smith. George Roach was elected Sheriff of Tahlequah District August 1, 1887. Reverend Samuel Smith, the paternal grandfather of Mrs. Margaret Hail was elected Executive Councilor in 1867; Delegate to Washington, 1867, 1868, 1869 and 1870; Senator from Saline District August 5, 1877, August 1, 1881, August 6, 1883; Assistant Chief August 1, 1887, Senator from Saline District August 1, 1893 and August 5, 1895. He was President of the Senate during the latter term.



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. 1 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-mrs-cleo-hail.htm - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012


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