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Biographical Sketch of Jesse Henry

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(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 Claremore.


MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 August 2016.
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- Last updated on Nov 26th, 2012

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