Location: Rogers County OK

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Barney D. Haddan

(See Grant)- Elizabeth Jane Fields, born February 13, 1880, educated at Hogan Institute. Married August 9, 1894, David Barney Haddan, born Jan. 28, 1866, in Neoshoe County, Mo. They are the parents of Thomas Elmer Franklin, born Jan. 19, 1898. Married Sept. 7, 1919, Lena May Williams, born Jan. 7, 1897 in Colon County, Texas and Marie Susan Haddan, born January 2, 1903, graduated from Pryor High Schol 1921 and married at Miami, Okla., June 29, 1921 Orum R. Garner born May 1, 1899 in Benton Co. Arkansas. Thos. E. F. Hadden, Jr., son of Thomas E. F. and Lena Mae was born Aug. 1, 1921 at Pryor, Okla. Mrs. Haddan is a member of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 50 of Pryor. Mrs. Garner is a member of this chapter also. David Barney Haddan is a successful farmer and stock raiser, a member of the Masonic lodge and I. O. O. F. of Pryor. He was elected County Commissioner of Mayes County, November 8, 1910. Henry Clay, son of Richard and Mary (Wilds) Fields was born October 21, 1844, Married in February 1861, Amanda Jane Rogers, born July 17, 1847 in Johnson County, Missouri. They were the parents of Mrs. David Barney Haddan, who is also the great, great grand-daughter of Richard Fields, Chief of the Texas Cherokees. Carrie R. Fields born March 31, 1886, educated at Pryor,...

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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 Nettle Hutchins

(See Ghigau and Sanders)-Nettle, daughter of Robin and Nancy Jane (Starr) Smith was born February 15, 1872 near Claremore. She was educated at West Point public school on Dog Creek and Female Seminary. She married May 10, 1891, Willard Edward Hutchins, born June 12, 1857 in Marion, Nebraska. They were to parents of: Lew Wofford, born May 17, 1892, Blueford Ralph, born Nov. 25th, 1893: and Ual Ross, born October 11, 1895: Ethel Dane, born October 14, 1897: Willard Beatrice Hutchins, born October 19, 1902. Nettie Hutchins Cherokee name is Chauouke and she belongs to the Wolf Clan. Her father Robin Smith was elected Councilor from Cooweescoowee District on August 5, 1867 and August 2, 1869. He died December 6,...

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Biographical Sketch of Dr. W. W. Bryan

(See Grant and Adair) -William Wear, son of Charles S. and Mildred (Wear) Bryan born September 7, 1868 in Cooper County, Missouri. Graduated from Western Dental College of Kansas City, Mo. Married at Vinita August 11,1892, Rachel Bell, daughter of William Henry and Eliza Jane (Bell) Mayes, born September 12, 1868. They were the parents of: Charles S. born July 14, 1896, and died Nov. 9 of the same year; Frances, born May 17, 1895 and died June 21, 1895; William Mayes born July 14, 1896 and died Nov. 9, 1896; Joe Cullus, born February 10, 1903, and Mamie Alexander Bryan born October 23, 1904. Dr. Bryan’s ability in his chosen profession was recognized by his being appointed by Governor Haskell as President of the State Board of Dental Examiners, a position in which he was retained for nine years. He is the Vice-President of the First National Bank of Claremore, the oldest banking establishment in Rogers County, chartered in 1895. Dr. Bryan is the owner of a model ranch of three hundred and twenty acres, adjacent to the City of Claremore, where he maintains a splendid and commodious country seat and specializes in pedigreed live stock. His shorthorn herd is one of the best in northeastern Oklahoma. With his gracious wife and charming children he dispenses an open hospitality that renders a visit to his home a memorable...

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Biography of E. D. Hicks

If you were fortunate enough to be able to see a copy of the Laws of the Cherokee Nation published in 1852 you could find on pages three and four, the first printed law of the Cherokee Tribe, promulgated on Sept. 11, 1808 at Broom’s Town. It has the approval of Enola or Blackfox as Principal Chief and Pathkiller as Second Chief. It bears the signature of Charles Hicks as “Sec’y. to Council.” Broom’s Town was the home of Chief Broom whose daughter Nancy, a member of the Wolf clan married Nathan Hicks, a white, man. Nathan and Nancy Hicks were the parents of Charles, William and Elizabeth Hicks who married James Vann, Richard Fields, Eliphas Holt and William Campbell. There were possibly other brothers and sisters, but their names are unknown. Charles Hicks was probably born in the decade between 1760 and 1770. It is not known when he was educated as there were no schools among the Cherokees during his boyhood. He joined the Church of the United Brethren at Spring Place and was baptized on April 10, 1813, at which time the missionaries, as was their wont, conferred upon him the middle name of Renatus, or the Renewed; Charles Renatus Hicks. When the constitutional act of May 6, 1817 was passed at Amoch it was signed by Second Chief Charles Hicks, but he failed as he...

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Biographical Sketch of John Adam Bible

John Adam, son of William Henry and Mary E. (Locker) Bible born October 13, 1872. Married at Claremore July 1, 1895 Ella, daughter of Freedom E. and Louisa (Hill) Brinker, born Nov. 1, 1877. in Shelby County, Illinois. They are.the parents of: Katie, born in Talala March 30, 1896 and Maude Bible, born May 8, 1900, married at Nowata, Charles A. Carter and is now living in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Bible are members of the church of God and are progressive farmers near Talala,...

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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 W. E. Sanders

(See Sanders, Scraper, Oolootsa, Ghigau, Adair and Duncan) -William Edward Sanders, born in Going Snake District, April 2, 1861. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married March 2, 1890, Sarah Catherine Scrimsher, born July 27, 1866. She died January 28, 1892. They were the parents of John Gunter Sanders, born April 23, 1891. Mr. Sander married at Adair in 1894 Etta Jane, daughter of Henry Harrison and Narcissa Jane (Duncan) Scraper born in 1871 in Salina District. She was educated at Worcester Academy, Vinita and Female Seminary. They are the parents of: William Edward, born October 24, 1896; Dewitt Clark, born ,tune 30, 1898; Henry K. born October 1, 1902; Connelly, born August 16, 1906 and Owen Bates Sanders, born Sept. 25, 1914. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders are Baptists. He is a Modern Woodman and a Mason. Blessed with a splendid earnest, honest personality, he has been chosen by good majorities by his fellow citizens for the following positions Sheriff of Cooweescoowee District elected August 3, 1885, August 1, 1887, and August 3, 1891; Senator from the same district, August 1, 1893; Sheriff of Rogers County, November 8, 1910; County Commissioner of the same county, November 5, 1918 and November 2, 1920. Mrs. Sanders’ father was the son of George W. Scraper and was Orderly Sergeant of Company D, Second In. than Home Guards, U. S....

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Biographical Sketch of Lulu Lipe

(See Oolootsa, Ross, Foreman and Riley)—Sarah Lulu Foreman, born March 15, 1875, educated at Oowala public school and the Female Seminary, from which she graduated in 1895. Married January 4, 1899 John Gunter Lipe, born December 16, 1864. He was educated at the Male Seminary and the University of Arkansas; engaged in the farming and cattle business; was a Mason, Elk, and Woodman of the World; he died May 20, 1913. Mr. and Mrs. Lipe were the parents of: Flora Foreman, born November 14, 1899; Ada Catherine, born August 27, 1901; Dewitt, born January 26, 1904; Lucy Campbell, born March 28, 1908 and Lulu Victoria Lipe, born August 27, 1912. Stephen Taylor Foreman, born at Park Hill, Tahlequah District, September 24, 1849, married April 28, 1874 Ada Carter McClellan, born at Cane Hill, Arkansas, Oc­tober 25, 1854. They were the parents of Mrs. Sarah...

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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 M. L. Patterson

(See Berry and Ghigau) —M. L., son of Thomas and Adeline (Berry) Patterson, was born December 21,1856, in South Carolina. Married July 14, 1890 Zonia, daughter of Albert and Sarah Dawson, born February 5, 1870 in Tarrant County, Texas. They are the parents of Sarah, born April 21, 1891; Martha, born January 1, 1893; Claude A., born March 6, 1895, served in the A. E. F. for two years in France as sniper; Edgar Dawson, born July 3, 1897, served for two years and six months on the battleship South Carolina in the navy; Thomas, born June 9, 1899; Roscoe, born December 24, 1893; Ola born July 17, 1907 Fredrick, born October 12, 1909, and Virgil V. born August 29, 1901. Mr. Patterson is a farmer near...

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Biographical Sketch of Clarence Graves

Clarence, son of Charles and Abbie (Guthrie) Grave, was born in Wyandotte County, Kas. Sept. 20, 1872. He married at Talala, Effie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Griffith. Mr. Graves has a splendid education especially along commercial lines. He has been prominent in the mercantile activities of Talala since almost the beginning of the town. His father was a native of Hancock, Washington Co., Mo., he being the son of a prominent attorney who died while on legal business in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Abbie (Guthrie) Graves was of Wyandotte and Shawnee...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Sue Austin

(See Cordery)-Sue, daughter of Charles Harris and Pearl Victoria (Haas) Sisson, born December 14, 1898, at Ft. Gibson; educated at Ft. Gibson, Muskogee and Claremore. Married at Claremore June 5, 1920 Ervin F. son of Henry and Sallie Austin. Mr. Austin is engaged in wholesale dry goods business at Clarmore. Thomas Cordery, an Irishman married Susannah, a full blood Cherokee of the Blind Savannah Clan. Their daughter Nannie married Parker Collins and they were the parents of Jennie Collins who married Charles Harris of Spartanberg district, S. Carolina Charles and Jennie Harris were the parents Narcissa, born in 1841, married George Sisson and Jesse Wolf. She died October 1898. Martha Elizabeth married Captain William Jackson; Sue F. married Alfred M. Charles Joseph and Truste Bird. George and Narcissa Sisson were the parents of Charles Harris Sisson, born December 26, 1859, educated in the Cherokee National schools and married at Ft. Gibson, December 4, 1893 Pearl Victoria Haas, born August 29, 1879 in Tupelo, Lee county, Mississippi. They are the parents of Charles Harris, born November 5, 1894: Jessie May, born July 31, 1896; Sue, born December 1898; Mary, born January 13, 1900 and Emma Pauline, born May 8, 1902. Charles Harris Sisson was appointed Circuit Judge of the Cherokee Nation in May 17, and was elected a member of the tribal council from Illinois District in Aug....

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Biographical Sketch of C. L. Harnage

(See Ghigau and Sanders) -Custis Lee, son of John Griffith and Emily Walker (Mayfield) Harnage was born June 30, 1867. Educated in Texas. Married at Vinita Jan. 29, 1899 Frances Catherine, daughter of Joseph Henry and Ruth Jane (Harlan) Hunt, born August 3, 1874. She was educated in Vinita. They were the parents of: Emma Ruth, born March 25, 1900; James Hall, born Jan. 10, 1902; Nannie Pauline, born Dec. 4, 1904, died Dec. 26, 1918; Lucile Dixie, born July 18, 1909; and Curtis Le Harnage, born Jan. 18, 1913. Mr. Harnage is a farmer and stockraiser at Talala. He is a member of the Masonic, I. O. O. F. and Knights of Pythias...

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Biographical Sketch of Jesse Henry

(See Grant)-Ghigovi married Love and Muskrat. All were full blood Cherokees. Her children by the first marriage were: Celia, married Messenger Tiger; Lucy, married Jesse, son of William Henry; Tahnee, married Thomas Henry Alexander: Nannie, married Rock Crutchfield and Annie Love married Whirlwind. Her three daughters, Olkiney, Ailsey and Alee Muskrat, died without descent. Jesse and Lucy (Love) Henry were the parents of Josiah Henry born January 1, 1850 married December 26, 1871, Laura daughter of Ellis and Martha (Cope) Buffington, born September 22, 1852. They were the parents of Jesse Henry, born September 16, 1875, educated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married Margaret Jeanette Allen nee Toole and they had two sons: Josiah, born Jan. 3, 1898 and William E. Henry, Feb. 3, 1901. Mr. Henry’s second wife Vernie Ream Crittenden is now deceased and had no children. Mr. Henry is a farmer...

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