Biographical Sketch of Mrs. George W. Mitchell

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(See Grant, Downing, and Foreman)-George W., son of George W. and Mary A. Mitchell, was born in Bloomfield, Arkansas, December 26, 1852;

Married Susan Cherokee, daughter of Stephen and Polly C. (Beck) Hildebrand.

They were the parents of Dr. Robert L., born April 10, 1876; Levia L., born July 7, 1878; Savola L., born April 5, 1881; Claud S., born May 16, 1883.

After the death of Mrs. Susan Cherokee Mitchell, Mr. Mitchell married, on June 13, 1886, Martha J. Horn, born March 17, 1862.

They are the parents of Lee R. Mitchell, born December 11, 1888; Joseph F. Mitchell, born February 10, 1891; Clay A. Mitchell, born April 1, 1895; Beulah V. Mitchell, born October 7, 1897; George W. Mitchell, Jr., born June 25, 1899; Ross B. Mitchell, born January 10, 1902; and Foreman Drew Mitchell, born September 7, 1904.

Mrs. Martha J. Mitchell is the daughter of John Horn, born August 3, 1823, and died in 1888. Her maternal grandmother, Elsie Hicks, who married Jeremiah Horn, a white man, was the daughter of “Chief” Charles R. Hicks.

George W. Mitchell was a member of the Cherokee National Board of Education from 1895 to 1897.

Stephen Hildebrand married Mary, daughter of Jeffrey and Sallie (Downing) Beck and they were the parents of Mrs. Susan Cherokee (Hildebrand) Mitchell.

Martha J. Mitchell was a grand daughter of Dr. Bark and Rachel Foreman and a daughter of Susan Horn.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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