Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Samuel Hildebrand

(See Hildebrand) -Fannie, daughter of Frank and Agnes (Foster) Fritz was born in Cooweescoowee District October 8, 1879. Educated at Carlyle and Haskell Institutes. Married at Vinita February 24, 1900 Samuel, son of Benjamin and Delilah (O’Fields) Hildebrand, born February 14, 1880. Educated in the Male Seminary. They are the parents of Agnes; born February



Genealogy of the Cherokee Hildebrand Family

Instructions on how to interpret this information 11 John Hildebrand. _____and Susannah Womancatcher 1112 Michael Hildebrand. Nannie Martin 2 Peter Hildebrand. Elizabeth Harlan OK 3 George Hildebrand. Susannah Graves 4 John Hildebrand. Micatiah Terrapin 5 Sarah Hildebrand. Blackcoat and Youngwolf ________ 6 Nannie Hildebrand. Hiram McCreary 7 David Hildebrand. Elizabeth McCarty 8 Mary Hildebrand. ______Hambright



Slave Narrative of Morris Sheppard

Person Interviewed: Morris Sheppard Location: Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Date of Birth: November, 1852 Age: 85 Old Master tell me I was borned in November 1852, at de old home place about five miles east of Webbers Falls, mebbe kind of northeast, not far from de east bank of de Illinois River. Master’s name was Joe



Mary “Polly” Beck Hildebrand Kesterson

Mattie Dial Hughes

Mary “Polly” Beck was born about 1820 in Georgia. She was the last child of Jeffrey Beck, III and Susannah Buffington. Mary was my 2nd great grandmother. Jeffrey died when Mary was a young child and Susannah then married Surry Eaton on 11 March 1824 in Hall Co., GA. Mary married Aaron Downing, date unknown. When



Death at the Beck Mill

Beck Mill in 1920

One day Zeke dropped by to visit his sister Elizabeth. He was surprised to find her and her children alone and hungry with not much of anything in the house to eat. He learned that her husband, James Kesterson, had deserted her and their children. He took Elizabeth and her children to live with other



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