Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Mary E. Hanks
(See Downing, Oolootsa)-Robert Taylor, son of Robert Taylor and Margaret Ann Ward (Morgan) Hanks, was born January 9, 1840.
He married December 22, 1890 Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Robert and Jennie (Wright) Wafford, born September 7, 1864, and they were the parents of Roberta Inez Hanks.
Mr. Hanks was appointed Circuit Judge for the Southern Circuit of the Cherokee Nation, May 3, 1878, and was elected to this position on August 5, succeeding. He was elected a member of Council from Canadian District in 1879 and 1881; and was elected Clerk of the Council in 1885.
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. 7 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/biographical-sketch-of-mrs-mary-e-hanks.htm - Last updated on Nov 29th, 2012
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