Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Minnie Tinker

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Minnie, the daughter of Henry and Mary (Walker) Spybuck was born in Bird Creek, a few miles south of Skiatook. She was educated at the Quaker Mission, two miles north of Skiatook and is a member of that church. She married at Hill Side, Okla. in 1903 Richard Tinker who is a member of one of the most prominent Osage families.

They are the parents of Henry Franklin, born Feb. 25, 1907; George Edward, born Aug. 6, 1912 and Thomas Jefferson Tinker, born Aug. 15, 1917.

Mr. Tinker is a farmer and a member of the Modern Woodman of America. Mrs. Tinker is a Shawnee, a member of two of the most prominent families of that tribe, as the Walkers have been as noted in the history and councils of the tribe as were the Spybucks.



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


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