Location: Big Cabin Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Richard Lafayette Smith

(See Grant and Ward) Richard Lafayette, son of Frederick David and Charlotte Elizabeth (Fields) Smith, born September 7, 1899, educated at Big Cabin. Married at Big Cabin May 31, 1919, Minnie Carrie, daughter of Robert Louis and Caroline Emma (Schmidt) Steigleder, born March 11, 1900, in Booneville, Missouri. They are the parents of Louis Richard Smith, born March 2, 1920 and Milton Eldo Smith born Nov. 5, 1921. Mr. Smith is a farmer and breeder of Purebreed Hereford cattle and is a member of the I. O. O. F. Fraternity. Mr. Steigleder was born July 10, 1862, in Iowa. Mrs. Steigleder was born in Missouri April 2, 1871 and they were married in Booneville, Missouri, September 9,...

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Biographical Sketch of Samuel T. Elliott

(See Foreman) Samuel Talbert, son of Hiram and Collie (Whatenberger) Elliott was born in Delaware District July 5, 1894 and was educated in that district. Married at Big Cabin September 25, 1916 Geneva, daughter of A. W. and Minnie Blackford. They are the parents of: Magdelene Lenox, born March 17, 1918 and Garth Dalmond Elliott, born September 10, 1920. Mr. Elliott is a farmer near Big Cabin. Elizabeth, daughter of John Foreman married John Elliott, a White man. They were the parents of Archibald Elliott who married Rachel Smith and they were the parents of Hiram Thomas Elliott, born May 22, 1854 married January 7, 1882 Collie...

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Biographical Sketch of Pearl D. Hawkins

(See Grant and Harlan)  Ruth Jane, daughter of Ellis and Mary (Fields) Dick was born in Delaware District January 8, 1870. Married October 17, 1884, Charles Henry Hawkins, born in Lewis County, Missouri, October 16, 1860. They are the parents of Pearl D. Hawkins born near Catale, July 31, 1894. Married at Vinita October 27, 1917, Myrtle B., daughter of Andrew Oliver and Cora Pearl (Richards) Harlan, born July 26, 1894. He enlisted for the World War at Vinita May 26, 1918. Was Sergeant of Base Hospital No. 82. Sailed for France August 31, 1918. Was on the Toul front nine months. Landed in the United States June 8, 1919 and was discharged at Camp Pike on June 23. Mr. Hawkins is a farmer near Big Cabin. He is a member of the Modern Woodmen of...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Earnest George

(See Grant)-Ada, daughter of Joseph Lynch and Alice (Tucker) Thompson, born January 26, 1881, educated at Vinita and Female Seminary. Married at Vinita, December 8, 1909, Earnest George, born Nov. 26, 1881, in Cooper Co., Missouri. They are the parents of Mary Ellen George, born November 12, 1911. Mr. and Mrs. George are farming near Big Cabin. Mrs. Harriet M. Thompson wife of Joseph Lynch Thompson died Nov. 27, 1921. Stepmother of Ada Thompson, wife of Earnest E...

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Biographical Sketch of Fred Smith

(See Grant and Ward) Frederick David, son of Samuel and Louisa Jane (Ward) Smith was born on Spavinaw Creek, March 24, 1865, educated in Delaware District. Married on Lynch’s Prairie May 26, 1883, Charlotte Elizabeth, daughter of John Jefferson and Mary Pauline (Adair) Fields, born August 27, 1872, educated in Delaware District. They are the parents of: Frederick Eldo, born June 18, 1894, graduated from the Northeastern State Normal at Tahlequah in 1915 and Draughons Business College and married Miss Hazel Hubbard Nov. 27, 1917; Richard Lafayette, born September 7, 1899; Charles Julian, born September 24, 1903, married Opal Pearl Long; Samuel P. Smith, born August 4 1910. Mr. Smith is a farmer near Big Cabin and is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Mrs. Smith is a Rebecca. Richard, son of Ezekial and Mary Ann (Sexton) Fields married Elizabeth Blagg and they were the parents of John Jefferson Fields who married Mary Pauline...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Isaac Trout

(See Ghigau and Ward) Eva Lena, daughter of Edward Estel and Naomi Ann (Cole) Sloan was born near Big Cabin, May 7, 1890, was educated in Delaware District and Female Seminary. Married at Big Cabin April 16, 1908, Isaac Day, son of George Washington and Martha Ann (Parks) Trout, born at Big Cabin, February 1888, educated locally and at Male Seminary. They were the parents of: Eugene Albert, born May 11, 1909; Sue Gale, born: October 27, 1914; Gay Nell Groves, born January 7, 1917 and Creed Pershing, born: October 16, 1918. Mr. Trout is a prosperous live stock dealer at Big Cabin. Louisa Jane, daughter of George Howard and Mary (Carroll) Ward married Samuel Trout and they were the parents of George Washington...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Robert L. Madison

Niniya Jane, daughter of Cyrus and Lydia (Boggan) Cornatzer was born in Deleware District May 22, 1874 and educated in Kansas. Married at Vinita, November 16, 1892, Robert L., son of Isaac Gray and Elizabeth Madison, born October 8, 1861 in Hickory County, Missouri. They are the parents of Lydia, born April 6, 1894; Dabny Lee, born April 28, 1902 and Joseph Farris Madison, born May 22, 1904. Mr. Madison is a farmer and orchardist near Big Cabin. Cyrus Cornatzer, born in Johnson County, Kansas, February 10, 1852, married in March 1870, Lydia Boggan, born in Wadesborough, North Carolina, December 12, 1852. She died September 4, 1899. Cyrus C. Cornatzer lives in Vinita. He was the last Chief the Shawnee Tribe had before...

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Biographical Sketch of Logan Trout

(See Ward)-Logan, son of George Washington and Mary (Eaton) Trout, was born in Delaware District, April 8, 1876, and educated at Big Cabin and Male Seminary. Married near Grove October 8, 1894, Jennie, daughter of William and Sallie Walls, born March 22, 1879, in Berry County, Missouri. They are the parents of: George Washington, born January 1, 1898; Buford Lee born April 2, 1899; Edith M., born September 23, 1902, married J. F. Daniel; Thomas L., born Nov. 8, 1904; Veachel, born Dec. 25, 1907; Clinton, born May 6, 1909; Samuel, born February 16, 1916, and Warren Harding Trout, born May 6, 1921. Mr. Trout has conducted a mill and elevator at Big Cabin for fourteen years. He belongs to the Christian church and is a Woodman of the World. George Howard, son of Samuel and Sallie (Earwood) Ward, was born in January, 1801, married Mary Carroll, born in 1792 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died March 15, 1866. They were the parents of Louisa Ward, who married Samuel Trout and she was the mother of George Washington Trout, who married Mary...

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Biographical Sketch of John G. Cearley

(See Ghigau and England)-John Gordon, son of Edmond Jeptlta and Sarah Letitia (Thompson) Cearley, born in Georgia May 19, 1880, educated in that State and in the Cherokee Nation. Married at Neosho, Missouri, January 15, 1908, Gertrude N., daughter of John Wesley and Ida Josephine (Jenkins) Harris, born near Vinita, January 13, 1899. They are the parents of Howard Luther, born October 8, 1908; Kenneth Raymond, born November 16, 1910 and John Gordon Cearley, born June 28, 1914. Mr. Cearley is a farmer near Big Cabin. Nannie Rider married David Thompson. Their son, Caleb Starr Thompson, married Matilda Cordill and they were the parents of Sarah Letitia Thompson who married Edmond Jeptha Cearley. Arminda England married Elias H. Jenkins and they were the parents of lda Josephine Jenkins who married John Wesley...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Weinberger

Henry, son of Jacob and Rachel (Foreman) Weinberger, was born in the Cherokee Nation, June 12, 189 5 and his sister, Susan Frances, was born October 10, 1900. They live near Big Cabin. Henry enlisted May 25, 1918, was a first class private in the Medical Department and is entitled to wear a bronze victory medal. He was discharged July 8, 1919. Their mother died December 20. 1912 and their father died November 8, 1913. Catherine Nellie Weinberger, born September 22, 1893, is residing near Eldorado, Kansas. Rebecca Josephine Weinberger, born March 31, 1897, died July 18,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. H. McKisick

(See Ghigau, Conrad and Duncan)—Nellie Josephine, daughter of Johnson Thompson and Catherine Isabel (Garbarine) Landrum, was born in Delaware District, May 6, 1890 and educated locally. Married at Vinita, August 8, 1910, James Houston, son of Charles D., and Lydia Elizabeth McKisick, born May 30, 1882 in Benton County, Ark. They are the parents of Stephen Dean, born June 14, 1912 and Clark Douglas McKisick, born August 6, 1919. Mr. McKisick is a mill owner and operator at Big Cabin. Mrs. Kisick is a member of the United Brethren Church. John, son of James and Rebecca (Duncan) Landrum married Nellie Otterlefter and they were the parents of Johnson Thompson Landrum. Samuel Candy, a white man, married Catherine, a full blood of the Wolf Clan. Their son, Samuel Candy, married Elizabeth West, a white woman. They were the parents of Ollie Candy who married Hair Conrad and their daughter Elizabeth married Daniel Hopkins. Daniel Hopkins and Elizabeth Hopkins were the parents of Sarah Abigal Hopkins, born Jan. 7, 1839 married September 9, 1860, Stephen Gray Garbarini, born September 8, 1827 in Tureila, Italy. They were the parents of Catherine Isabel, born June 23, 1868, married April 1889, Johnson Thompson Landrum, born in t860. The word Garbarine in Italian, is, one who pleases by...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. George W. Jones

Annie Odette, daughter of L. Baxter and Frances P. (McGee) Prather was born in Cowskin Prairie, Delaware District, November 17, 1887, and educated in Female Seminary. Married at Vinita September 25, 1905, George W. son of Winfield Scott and Lillie D. (Fisher) Jones, born December 19, 1881, in Seneca, Missouri. They are the parents of: Fannie Lillie, born August 5, 1906; Sylvia Clovis, born February 9, 1908; Tracy Edwin, born May 29, 1909; Opal Ethel, born June 10, 1911; Othoe Harold, born April 13, 1913; Bertha Evelyn, born February 1, 1915 and George Henry Jones, born February 25, 1920. Mr. Jones is a farmer near Big...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. W. P Kelley

Fannie Viola, daughter of George and Lucinda (Jones) Wingfield, born December 8, 1 871. Married at Vinita, November 25, 1889, William P. son of John and Elizabeth Kelley, born June 26, 1864 in Texas Co. Mo. They are the parents of Lizzie Lueinda Kelley, born August 5, 1886. Married 1919 Stephen Edward Landrum, born July 18, 1895. He served in the World War from November 1917 to February 27, 1919. They are the parents of Willie Steve (girl) Landrum, born May 12, 1920. The Kelleys and Landrums are farmers near Big Cabin in Craig...

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Biographical Sketch of Hiram T. Elliott

Elliott, Hiram T. (See Foreman)—Hiram Thomas, son of Hiram Thomas, and Callie (Whatenherger) Elliott, born in Delaware Dist Nov. 26, 1892, educated locally and in Male Seminary. Married at Vinita, April 1, 1914, Minnie 3., daughter of Drewey and Margaret Trickey. They are the parents of: Rella born May 17, 1915; Eugene, born Mar. 20, 1917, and Maxine, born Feb. 10, 1918; Leroy Elliott, born Oct. 2, 1920. Mr. Elliott is a farmer near Big...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Joseph W. Adair

Adair, Mrs. Joseph W. (See Ross)—Cora Ann Sayers, born near Pryor, February 28, 1896. Married at Big Cabin, July 2, 1916, Joseph William, Son of Allen and Kittie Adair, born September 8th, 1891, in Harri­son County, Kentucky. They are the par­ents of Virginia Elizabeth, born August 22, 1918 and Allen Sayers Adair, born March 26, 1919. Mr. Adair is a farmer near Pryor. Henry Drew, son of Abner and Nancy Jane (Coody) Sayers was born March 9, 1862. Married October 5, 1892. Dora Thompson. born March 11, 1869 in Macom County, Missouri. Henry Drew died March 28,...

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