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Location: Rogers County OK

Biographical Sketch of Frank R. Sullivan

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Grant and Cordery)-Frank Robert, son of James and Mary Claremore April 5, 1878. Educated at Yellow Springs, Cooweescoowee District. Married Daisy Bishop. They were the parent; of James Bradshaw Sullivan, born June 10, 1897, Mr. Sullivan married June 2, 1900, Peggy Stop born in 1875 and educated at Catoosa. They are the parents of: Andrew Leerskov, born February 8, 1914, and Mary Belle Sullivan, born June 24, 1916. Mr. Sullivan is a farmer near Claremore. James, son of George and Elizabeth Ann (Rogers) Sullivan was born in Georgia April 23, 1849. Married Mary Ann, daughter of George Washington and Elmira (Gardinhier) McPherson, born November 19, 1846. She died in 1883 and he died June 25, 1901. Susan, daughter of John and Nannie (Fields) Crutchfield married James Stopp and they were the parents of Mrs. Frank...

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Biographical Sketch of Stephen G. Maxfield

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Stephen G., the son of Jenkins Whiteside and Kate (Hastings) Maxfield, was born in 1873; was educated in the public schools of the Cherokee Nation. He married at Claremore in 1894, Ada, the daughter of Joseph Shockey. They are the parents of Grace, Cora, Pauline, Almeda, and Woodrow Maxfield. Mr. and Mrs. Maxfield are members of the Methodist Church. He is affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Knights of...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Rachel Caroline Eaton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ward) -Nannie Elizabeth Williams was born April 8, 1851. Married May 17, 1868 George Washington Eaton. He had served the confederacy in Company B, Morgan’s Battalion, Texas cavalry under Captain Boggs and Lieutenant Charles Morgan. Mrs. Eaton died September 21, 1896. Mr. and Mrs. Eaton were the parents of: Rachel Caroline, James Calvin, Martha Pauline and John Merrit Eaton. Rachel Caroline Eaton graduated from the Female Seminary in 1888 and from several other institutions of higher education and is the possessor of the degree of Mistress of Arts. She married James Alexander Burns, from whom she was divorced. She was the author of the scholarly “John Ross and the Cherokee Indians”. She was elected Superintendent of Public Instruction of Rogers County in 1920. James Calvin Eaton is a prosperous farmer near Oolagah. Martha Pauline Eaton graduated from the Female Seminary in 1897 and married James Morning York who was elected Assessor of Rogers County in 1918. John Merrit Eaton graduated from the Male Seminary in...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. George H. Freeman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Grant) Ruth Jane, daughter of Ellis and Mary (Fields) Dick was born in Delaware District January 8, 1870, and was educated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married October 17, 1884, Charles Henry, Hawkins, born in Lewis County, Missouri, October 16, 1860. They are the parents of Emma Lee Hawkins, born near Catale, February 18, 1898. Married at Claremore, September 12, 1919, George H. son of John and Martha Freeman, born February 15, 1896. They are the parents of Paul Lawrence Freeman, born August 2, 1920. Mr. Freeman served in the World War in Company H, 56th Infantry. Honorably discharged at Fort Sheridan, February 28,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. George W. Durall

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ghigau) Franklin Wallace, son of Samuel and Eliza (Harlan) Craig born in Missouri, March 15, 1854. Married November 8, 1878 Catherine Fetrick, born January 13, 1854 in Shelby County, Missouri. He died February 23, 1894. They were the parents of Edna Earl Craig, born June 8, 1880, educated in Female Seminary. Married at Claremore August 5, 1897 George Wesbroford, son of Benoni S. and Anna Durall, born October 23, 1878. They are the parents of: Benoni Franklin, born June 3, 1898, married October 6, 1918 Georgia Ann Brown, has one daughter, Mary Joe Durall, born June 20, 1920; George Raymond born July 14, 1900 married October 4, 1918 Corna Cass and their daughter, Marjorie Ann was born October 13, 1920; Jack Leroy, born January 15, 1910; Harvey Robert, born September 11, 1915 and Edna Virginia Durall, born July 14, 1918. Benoni Franklin Durall enlisted and was at the officers training camp. Mr. and Mrs. Durall are members of the Methodist Church. He is a Mason and she is an Eastern Star. Mr. Durall is in the loan and insurance business at...

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Biographical Sketch of Pearl D. Hawkins

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (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 Joseph L. Gibbs

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Conrad)-Joseph Lewis Gibbs born April 29, 1864 in Mattoon, Illinois. Married August 20, 1891 Eliza Gourd born December 28, 1873 near Claremore. They are the parents of: Charles A. born January 9, 1894 and Joseph Scott Gibbs born May 6, 1896. Joseph L. Gibbs is the proprietor of one of the best curio stores of the southwest, with his ability he specializes in American made articles, coins and Navajo blankets. Mrs. Joseph L. Gibbs is the daughter of John R. and Artemissa (Beavert) Gourd. The former now deceased was born August 5, 1850 married in 1872 Artemassa Beavert born January 4, 1357. John R. Gourd was elected August 5, 1895. Onai a full blood Cherokee of the Bird Clan married Hamilton Conrad whose father was a Hollander and his mother a Scotch woman. Their oldest son was Rattlinggourd Conrad, but all of his descent in the male line was always known as Rattlinggourd’s or Gourds, instead of Conrad. Rattlinggourd and Polly (Toney) Conrad were the parents of: Jackson and Daniel Rattlinggourd. The former was born in 1809, married Elsie Wilson, born in 1808. He died April 10, 1885 his wife had died on the fourth day of October of the previous year. He was elected judge of Tahlequah District August 5, 1867 and August 7,...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Frankie F. Heady

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (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 James McLain

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ghigau) James, son of Calvin and Charlotte (Martin) McLain married Elizabeth J. Kennedy, born June 22, 1875, and Lulu Breeden. By the first marriage there was born: Henriette J. and Sarah Vivian McLain, and by the second marriage, Haskell, Etta, Cora, Woodrow, Calvin, Charlotte and Lucy McLain. Mr. McLain was educated at the Orphan Asylum. He is a member of the A. F. T. A., which is one of the best indications of a man’s respectability and responsibility. He a farmer near...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Margaret Lipe

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Thompson, Thorton and Ooolootsa)-Margaret Emma, daughter. of Richard and Elizabeth (Thornton) Thompson was born at Fort Gibson, January 2, 1849. Married at Fort Gibson August 29, 1873, to Clark Charlesworth, son of Oliver Wack and Catherine (Gunter) Lipe, born near Tahlequah, March 10, 1847, He died May 25, 1901. They were the the parents of Howard, born May 19, 1873. Died September 19, 1875. Herman Vann, born February 19, 1876, married Mary Iris Smith. John Caspar, born November 27, 1878, married Annabel Price. DeWitt Clinton born November 22, 1881 and died August 19, 1901; Beulah, born May 25, 1884 married George Smith. Clark Charlesworth, Jr., born November 15, 1887, married Lucy Sellers; Clarence Lipe born July 9. 1891. Clark Charlesworth Sr. was a member of Captain Benjamin Weisner Carter’s Company. He was elected Clerk of Cooweescoowee District, August 6, 1877 and August 4, 1879. Elected Clerk of the Council in November 1885. Mrs. Lipe conducts a successful stock farm near Sageeyah, on the old Homestead settled in...

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Biography of Mrs. Ada C. Foreman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Foreman and Riley) -Reverend Stephen Foreman was born October 22, 1807, married March 27, 1834, Sallie W. Riley. He was ordained a Presbyterian Minister September 25, 1835; and was elected Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation, October 11, 18.44; Executive Councilor in 1847 and 1855 and was clerk of the Senate in 1867. Mrs. Foreman died August 6, 1861; and he died December 8, 1881. They were the parents of Stephen Taylor Foreman, born at Park Hill September 24, 1848; and married April 28, 1874 Ada Carter, daughter of Sarah and White McClellan, born at Cane Hill, Arkansas on October 25, 1853. He died January t, 1891. Mrs. Foreman is now a resident of Claremore, Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Foreman were the parents of Sarah Lula, who married John Gunter Lipe; Jennie McClelland, who married David Jesse Faulkner; Ada Laura; Victoria Lipe, who married Stephenson Kennedy; Taylor Worcester and Perry Ashbrook Foreman. Ada Laura and Perry Ashbrook Foreman are now deceased. Taylor Worcester Foreman was born near Oowala, Cooweescoowee District on July 6, 1888; was educated at Oowala and the Male Seminary. He enlisted in the U. S. Army as a private in 1909; was commissioned Captain of Infantry August 15, 1917 and assigned to the 327th Field Artillery, detailed as...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. C. L. Lane

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (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...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Albert Lewis

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Hendricks), Hettie, daughter of Henry and Mary (Hendricks) Walkabout was born at Tahlequah. Oct. 19, 1879. Educated at Park Hill Mission. Married at Inola May 29, 1902, Albert son of Ira H. and Sarah E. Lewis, born Aug. 14, 1879 in Washington County, Ark. They are the parents of Grace E. Lewis born Aug. 21, 1903; Ira A. born June 2, 1905; Beatrice, born Oct. 17, 1906; Velma born April 28, 1909; Mildred born Feb. 18 1913; Edgarita, born Jan. 3, 1916; Hilda; born Sept. 13, 1916; and Vernon, born April 10, 1919. Mrs. Lewis’ Cherokee name is Ahniwake, They are Methodists and Mr. Lewis is an oil producer and farmer and a member of the Yeoman...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Ford Smith

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ghigau and Hildebrand)-Eliza, daughter of Henry and Margaret (Patrick) Fry, born February 15, 1866. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools and Female Seminary. Married at Tahlequah February 15, 1882 to Warren Alonzo, son of Alonzo and Sarah Westover, born March 22, 1844 in Illinois. He died November 28, 1896. They were the parents of: Willard W. born February 14, 1883; Thomas H. born December 11, 1885; Lelia Etta, born August 23, 1887; Josephine M. born January 27, 1890; Warren Ferdinand, born May 28, 1892 and died Feb. 28, 1913. Mrs. Eliza Westover married at Oolagah August 6, 1897 to Ford Clement, son of James G. and Amelia Smith born April 10, 1866, in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of: Lewis Clement, born May 4, 1898 and James Reagar Smith, born February 12, 1901. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are farmers near Wann, Okla. Their three sons were in service in the World...

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Brown

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Albert, son of John T. and Lou (Griggs) Brown, was born in Muskogee in 1887. Educated in the public schools. Married at Claremore in 1908. Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Carter. They are the parents of : Juanita and Gabriel. Mr. Brown is a farmer and a member f the A. H. T....

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