Biographical Sketch of Mrs. DeWitt Wilson

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(See Grant, Downing, Adair, Daniel and Wilson) DeWitt Clinton, son of Anderson Springston and Nancy Catherine (Daniel) Wilson was born January 7, 1859. Educated in the Cherokee National schools.

Married June 25, 1885 Mary Ellen, daughter of Dr. Walter Thompson and Mary Buffington (Adair) Adair, born November 1, 1864. She graduated from the Cherokee National Female Seminary June 29, 1881 and Kirkwood 1883.

They are the parents of: Lelia Stapler, born September 26, 18,99, and Clinton Wilson, born January 5, 1893. Lelia Stapler Wilson, who is an accomplished musician, is the wife of Leon L. Leslie.

Nannie Catherine Daniel, born January 12, 1835, married December 23, 1858 Anderson Springston Wilson, born in 1830. They were the parents of DeWitt Clinton Wilson. Anderson Springston Wilson died December 26, 1865. Mrs. Nannie Catherine Wilson married December 14, 1872 Henry Clay Barnes. She died December 10, 1889.

Joseph Martin, born near Charlotteville, Virginia in 1740, married Susannah Fields nee Emory, and they were the parents of John Martin, who married Nannie McDaniel. Martha, commonly called “Patsy” the eldest daughter of John and Nellie Martin, married George Washington, son of Walter, called “Black Watt” and Rachel Thompson Adair. Dr. Walter Thompson Adair, son of Walter and Rachel Adair, married Mary Buffington, daughter of Walter Scott, commonly called “Red Watt” and Nannie (Harris) Adair and they were the parents of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Wilson.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 28 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 28th, 2012

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