Slave Narrative of Della Fountain

Person Interviewed: Della Fountain Location: McAlester, Oklahoma Age: 69 I was born after de war of de Rebellion but I ‘member lots o’ things dat my parents told me ’bout slavery. My grandmother was captured in Africa. Traders come dere in a big boat and day had all sorts of purty gew-gaws — red handkerchiefs,



Slave Narrative of Chaney Richardson

Person Interviewed: Chaney Richardson Location: Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Age: 90 I was born in the old Caney settlement southeast of Tahlequah on the banks of Caney Creek. Off to the north we could see the big old ridge of Sugar Mountain when the sun shine on him first thing in the morning when we all



Biographical Sketch of Charlotte S. Rogers

Rogers, Charlotte S., Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1828. She was married in 1849 to Thomas R. Robinson, of Ferrisburgh, Vt. He died in 1854, leaving two children — William G. and Sarah R. William G. is a graduate of the medical department of the University of Vermont, also of the Bellevue Medical



Biographical Sketch of Henry Rogers

Rogers, Henry, Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1804, and died on September 16, 1876. He was prominent in establishing the post-office at the Center, and was its first postmaster. He was a large dealer in, and shipper of butter and cheese, and an active man in all town affairs. He was married in



Biographical Sketch of Isaac L. Rogers

Rogers, Isaac L., Middlebury, was born in Clinton county, N. Y., on June 27, 1845. His parents were Robert and Abigail (Allen) Rogers. He came with his parents to Addison county, Vt., in 1852, and settled in the town of Orwell, Addison county, Vt., where he conducted a lumber and saw-mill for some years. He



Biographical Sketch of Jasper Rogers

(See Grant)-Jasper, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Rogers, was born January 13, 1871, in Saline District. He married November 4, 1900, Rosa Bell, daughter of David and Mary Ellen (Chouteau) Fronkier, and she was born .July 11, 1880, in the Osage Nation. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers are the parents of Cecilia M., Emmet



Biographical Sketch of Thomas Rogers

(See Grant and Downing)-Thomas Lewis, son of Thomas Lewis and Nancy C. (Martin) Rogers, was born near Pawhuska, September 2, 1885. He was educated in that city. He married in 1917 at Joplin, Missouri, Bessie Barrett. He is the father of Thomas Lewis, born July 28, 1911; and Nancy Rogers, born April 24, 1914. Mr.



Biographical Sketch of Lewis Rogers

(See Grant, Ghigau, Duncan and Halfbreed)-Lewis, the son of Nelson and Rosa (West) Rogers, was born in Saline District November 14, 1840. His first wife was Josephine Landrum, and the second was Helen Ross. Lewis and Helen Rogers were the parents of Rosa, who married Benjamin Avant; and of Lewis Rogers, Junior. Mr. Rogers is



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. C. Rogers

(See Grant and Cordery)-Sallie Martin, born January 30, 1869, educated in the Cherokee public schools and Male Seminary. Married August 22, 1888 John Cicero Rogers, born September 9, 1861 in Washington County, Arkansas. They are the parents of Pearl Lottie, born June 18, 1889, Frank, born April 27, 1892; Hugh E. born June 5, 1894;



Biographical Sketch of William P. A. Rogers

(See Downing, Corand, Oolootsa)-William Penn Adair, of Clement Vann and Mary America (Scrimsher) Rogers was born at the Rogers homestead near Oolagah November 4, 1879. Educated at Kemper Military School, Booneville, Missouri. Married at Rogers, Arkansas November 25, 1908 Betty, daughter of and Mrs. J. W. Blake. They are the parents of: William Vann, born



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