Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Tip C. Mayes

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(See Grant, Foreman, England, and Adair).—Flora May, daughter of John Wesley and Ida Josephine (Jenkins) Harris, born at Vinita, July 25, 1887, married at Vinita March 3, 1908, Tip Cicero. son of George Washington and Susie E. (Martin) Mayes, born June 1,1874, Educated at Male Seminary and Bacone University, Muskogee. He is a member of the Masonic lodge at Pryor.

George Washington, son of Samuel and Nancy (Adair) Mayes, born November 5,1824, married May 21, 1846 Charlotte Bushyhead, born March 16, 1830. She died January 23, 1878 and he died October 28,1894. They were the parents of George Washington Mayes, the father of Tip Cicero.

Joseph Boswell Harris, born in Durand. Winnebago County, Illinois, November 17, 1837, served during the civil war in Co. H, Seventy-fourth Illinois Infantry. Married August 27, 1866, Rachel Putney. She died November 23, 1911 and he died May 23, 1921. They were the parents of John Wes­ley and Ulalah May (Harris) Lukenbill, who died in 1889. John Wesley Harris was elected County Commissioner of Craig County, September 17, 1907.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 20 January 2015. - Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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