Countryman, James T. (See Ward)— James Thomas, son of George Washington and Minerva (Ballard) Countryman was born in Delaware District July 26, 1874, and edu­cated in the Cherokee National Schools.

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Married at Fairland, September 6, 1894, Eve, daughter of Newton and Mary Lauderback, born June 26 1875, in Lafayette County, Mo.

They are the parents of: Eliza, born August 31, 1895; Lafayette, born September 8, 1897; Henry, born February 18, 1899; Samuel, born December 28, 1900, married Anna daughter of Hudson and Belle Layton, who have a daughter, Ruby Juanita, born January 5, 1921 ; Oliver, born September 8,1903, and Elmer, born January 10, 1909. Martha Ward, born February 22, 1819, married John Countryman, a white man. They were the parents of George Washington Countryman, who married Minerva Ballard.