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Location: Chelsea Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Frankie F. Heady

(See Ghigau) Frankie Folsom, daughter of John H. and Lulu (Boynton) Kendall was born at Chelsea August 11, 1836. Educated in Nowata High and Cincinnati C. C. M. graduating from the former in 1906 and the latter in1908. Married at Independence, Kansas March 17, 1911 Frank son of J. B. Heady, born at Watova. They are the parents of J. B., born February 4, 1912; Byron Leroy, born October 2, 1914; Mildred Marie, born February 4, 1917 and died October 23, 1918; James Ewing, born September 17, 1918 and Jeanne Eileen Heady, born November 23, 1920. Mrs. Heady is a member of the Presbyterian church. Mr. Heady is the foreman of the St. Vlair Oil Refinery at...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. C. L. Lane

(See Downing, Corduroy, Oolootsa.)-Maude Ethel Rogers, 1 November 28, 1869, educated at Female Seminary, and Howard Payne College, Fayette, Missouri. Married October 4, 1891, Captain Lane Lane, born November 26, 1867, in Red River County, Texas. He graduated from “Kemper Family School,” Booneville, Missouri, June 8, 1887, and conducted a drug store in Chelsea for thirty years. They were the parents of: Estelle, born September 20, 1892; Ethel Lindsay, born October 19, 1894, graduate of Chelsea High School and Northwestern State Normal at Tahlequah in 1918; James Gunter, born 12, 1897; and Lasca Gazelle Lane, born June 19, 1905. Clement Vann Rogers, born in the Western Cherokee Nation, January 11, 1839, educated at Baptist Mission, Going Snake District, and Male Seminary. Married in 1858 Mary America Scrimsher, born October 9, 1839, and settled on Caney River in Cooweescoowee District. Was Captain of Co. C First Cherokee Mounted Volunteers and senator from Cooweescoowee District in the Confederate Cherokee Council from 1862 to 1865. Settled on the Verdigris River after Civil war. Elected Judge of Cooweescoowee Dist. Aug. 5, 1877; senator from the same District August 4, 1879, August 1, 1883, August 7, 1899, and August 3, 1903. Elected as a member of the Cherokee Commission to negotiate with the “Dawes” Commission for the final disposition of the Cherokee Nation. Elected a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention from the Sixty-fourth...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Leon C. Merritt

.—(See Grant and Halfbreed).—Hope Eva Bowman, born December 20, 1887, educated at Pryor and Female Seminary. Married July 8, 1900 Leon C. Merritt. They are the parents of Fern Aileen, born September 20, 1907; Naomi Leon, born June 11, 1910; Timothy Clarence, born October 20, 1913 and Alice Inez Merritt, born December 13, 1919. Leon C. Merritt is an automobile dealer at Chelsea. Mrs. Merritt is a member of the Christian church and the Woodmen’s Circle, Eastern Star and Rebecca orders. Her parents were James Earl and Jane Ida (Wilson) Bowman, the latter is the daughter of Gilbert and Eleanor Ophelia (Hicks)...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. W. F. McSpadden

(See Carter and Riley)-Serena Carter Parrott, born at Silverlake in Cooweescoowee District March 25, 1870, educated at the Cherokee Orphan asylum from which she graduated June 17, 1886. Married February 17, 1889 William Fair (son of Rev. T. K. B. and Elizabeth (Green) McSpadden) born December 25,1856 in Dalton, Georgia. They are the parents of: Zoe, born November 15, 1889,educated at Chelsea and Female Seminary, from which she graduated May 29, 1907, married December 26, 1911 Earl Preston Whitehill; Floyd Carter, born August 19, 1891, Roscoe Conklin, born September 19, 1893; Zella Christine; born September 21, 1897; Alma, born March 8, 1900; William Fair, born December 9, 1902; Clinton, born June 10, 1905; Roger, born June 26, 1907 and Clarence Allen McSpadden, born December 11, 1913. Earl Preston and Zoe Whitehill are the parents of Christine May, born September 18, 1915 and Earl Preston Whitehill born March 14, 1920. William Fair McSpadden is a farmer and Vice-President of the Bank of Chelsea. Earl Preston Whitehill is the Field Superintendent of the Lyons Petroleum Company. Mrs. William Fair McSpadden is the daughter of William P. and Diana (Carter) Parrott and first cousin to Congressman Charles D....

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Biographical Sketch of Cicero, J. Strange

(See Grant, Ghigau, Oolootsa and Adair)-Cicero James, son of William and Samantha (Boss) Strange was born February 8, 1874 in Georgia and educated in that state. Married at Chelsea December 24, 1894, Mary Bright, daughter of John Polk and Emily Jane (Walker) Drake, born January 28, 1878. They are the parents of: Mary Emma, born September 30, 1895; John Drake born February 13, 1895; Janie Anna, born April 5, 1900; Ella, born Feb. 11, 1902; Lulu Euphemia born June 26, 1904; Frank J. born February 27, 1906; Charles, born Jan. 4, 1909; Florence, born Sent. 17, 1916 and Margaret Strange born July 3, 1919. Emily Jane, daughter of Timothy Meigs Polk Drake and they were the parents of dry Bright (Drake)...

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin F. Sparlin

(See Grant, Palmour) -Benjamin, son of Oliver and Mattie Sparlin was born in Oklahoma Nov. 17, 1885. Married at Claremore, Okla. November 9, 1914, Mary L. Sparlin, daughter of B. F. and Amandie Palmour born Oct. 23, 1887 in Georgia. They are the parents of Amy Gazelle, born March 12, 1917 and William Sparlin, born June 10, 1920. Mr. Sparlin is a farmer near...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Woodley Phillips

(See Grant and Oolootsa)-Maude Hoyt McSpadden, born at Chelsea, Cherokee Nation, March 15, 1885, educated at Chelsea and the Female Seminary, from which she graduated June 9, 1903. She married April 3, 1905 Woodley Gail Phillips, born in Crawford Co. Penn. May 15, 1877. They are the parents of Joel Arthur, born February 6, 1906 who died Dec. 13, 1914; Donald Mortimer, born Oct. 12, 1908; Ross Marvin, born Apr. 16, 1912; Lawrence Gail, born Mar. 22, 1916; Paul McSpadden, born March 25, 1918. Woodley Gail Phillips of English decent was among oil operators coming into Oklahoma from Pennsylvania in September 1902. Connected with Cherokee Oil and Gas Co., one of the pioneer companies of the...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. R. C. Woods

Lelia LeVander Mizel born at Chelsea, April 14, 1890, educated at Chelsea and Female Seminary. Married October 19, 1910, Raymond Charles Woods, born December 15, 1885, in Labette County Kansas. They are the parents of: Charles Edwin, born April 26, 1912; Lois Evelyn, born August 29, 1914 and Raymond Woods, born February 13, 1921. Mr. Woods is the son of Oscar E. and Clara Woods, and Mrs. Lelia LeVander Woods is the daughter of John LeVander and Susan Lillie (McIntosh) Mizer; the latter, the daughter of John Ross McIntosh, the last Chief Justice of the Cherokee...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Harry J. Witz

(See Daniel)-Julia Inez Scudder, born January 21, 1892, educated at Chelsea. Married October 25, 1916, Harry J., son of Albert and May Witz. She belongs to the Methodist church and is an Eastern Star. Mr. Witz is connected with Chelsea Oil Refinery. Mrs.Witz is the daughter of W. H. H. and Margaret...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. G. Moore

(See Cordery and Daniel).—Stonewall Jackson Rogers, born March 21, 1867, married in July 1890 Mary Kelly, born June 30, 1870 in Tennessee. She died in February 1907, and he died Septem­ber 13, 1907. They were the parents of Frances Leeper, born in Cleveland, Tennessee, September 1, 1892, educated at Chelsea, Northeastern State Normal, and the University of Tennessee; married at Sapulpa, Oklahoma, November 4, 1916 Joseph Gar­land Moore; Robert Kelly, born January 26, 1895; Mary Louisa, graduate of Chelsea High School, 1919; Henry Curtis, born January 30, 1903, graduate of the Chelsea High School May 1921, and Rebecca Mc­Nally Rogers born June 19, 1904. Joseph Garland and Frances Leeper Moore are the parents of Eugenia Graeme, born August 4, 1918 and Joseph Garland Moore, born September 4,...

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Biographical Sketch of J. B. Milam

(See Oolootsa and Grant)—Elizabeth Peach McSpadden, born August 27, 1883 at Chelsea, Cherokee Nation, educated at Chelsea and the Female Seminary at Tahlequah, from which she graduated June 9, 1903. Married April 6, 1904 Jesse Bartley Milam, born March 10, 1884, graduated from the Metropolitan Business College, Dallas, Texas, May 24, 1902; President of the Bank of Chelsea, and was appointed as one of the three members of the Sta1e Banking Board in 1920. Mr. and Mrs. Milam are the parents of: Hindman Stuart, born April 16, 1907; Mildred Elizabeth, born May 10, 1910, and Mary Ellen, born May 16, 1916. Mrs. Milam belongs to the Methodist church, is an Eastern Star, and a member of the Delphian Club. Florence Ellen Hoyt, born November 2, 1858 in Pennsylvania, married April 8, 1879 Joel Cowan McSpadden born April 6, 1850 in DeKalb county, Ala. He died at Albuquerque, N. M., June 16, 1898, interment at Chelsea cemetery June 24, 1898. They are the parents of Elizabeth Peach (McSpadden) Milam. Joel Cowan McSpadden was the son of Reverend T. K. B. and Elizabeth (Green) McSpadden. Jesse Bartley is the son of William Guinn Milan and Sarah E. (Couch)...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Walker Milam

(See Oolootsa, Cordery, Downing and Grant)—Maude Irene McSpadden, born April 5, 1896, educated at Chelsea, and A. & M. College at Stillwater, graduated from the Chelsea High School in 1916, married at Chelsea May 19, 1917 William Walker Milam, born July 26, 1896. educated at Chelsea, Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri and Oklahoma University. He served in the army during the World War; he is president of the Milam Oil Company, is a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner. Mr. and Mrs. Milam are the parents of: William Thomas, born June 19, 1918, and Walker Mortlock, born January 24, 1921. Robert Rogers, a quarter-blood Cherokee married Sallie Vann, an eighth-blood Cherokee, born January 23, 1818. He died July 4, 1842 and she died May 28, 1882. They were the parents of Clement Vann Rogers, born January 11, 1839, married Mary America Schrimsher, born October 9, 1839. She died May 28, 1890 and he died October 28, 1911. He was the oldest member of the Oklahoma State Constitutional Convention, and Rogers county was named in his honor. Clement Vann, and Mary America Rogers were the parents of: Sally Clementine, married John Thomas McSpadden; Robert Martin, died aged seventeen; Maude Ethel, married Captain Lane Lane; May, married John Matthews Yocan, and Frank Stine; William Penn Rogers, the celebrated comedian and movie actor. John Thomas and Sallie Clementine McSpadden are the parents of...

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Biographical Sketch of Oscar Lyle McSpadden

(See Grant and Oolootsa)—Oscar Lyle McSpadden, born November 2, 1892 educated at Chelsea; married September 1920, Georgia Craig. Mr. McSpadden is engaged in stock raising for the firm of Milam & McSpadden near Magdalena New Mexico, where he has taken active part in the upbuilding of the community; he is a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner. Attended Business College in Coffeyville, Kas. Was in the stock business prior to going to New...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. John R. McIntosh

Maria L. Seguichy, born in Salina District of the Cherokee Nation, educated at the Female Seminary and Bacone University; taught school in Cooweescoowee and Delaware Districts; married at Chelsea, January 25, 1891 John Ross McIntosh, born Feb. 26, 1866. They are the parents of. Beatrice N., born December 14 ,1891, married Paul W. Fry, and Ethel R., born December 21, 1902, married Roy Johnson. The proper name of Seguichys is Cummings. But as is often the case, the Cherokee name was universally used. Mrs. McIntosh’s maternal grandfather was Joseph Powell, brother of Captain William Powell of the United States Army (1839). Her brother Joseph R. Sequichy was editor of The Cherokee Advocate 1897-8. He died August 4, 1920. Mrs. McIntosh’s name is Waleeah. John Ross McIntosh was elected member of the Council from Cooweescoowee District August 2, 1897 and was elected by that body as Speaker. He was elected Treasurer of Rogers County in November 1920. His Father, John McIntosh, who died July 17, 1916 was the last Chief Justice of the Cherokee Nation. Mr. and Mrs. McIntosh speak both the English and Cherokee language with more than ordinary...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Victoria Belle Manifee

Victoria Belle Manifee, born August 14, 1881, educated at Chelsea, married July 29, 1900 John L. Manifee. Mr. Manifee died Feb. 13, 1905. From this union was born the following children: Leah, born May 20, 1901 and George, born September 2, 1904. Mrs. Manifees father John G. McIntosh, last executive chief of the Cherokee Nation died July 17, 1916. Her brother John R. McIntosh is the Treasurer of Rogers...

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