Marble Lewis, son of William and Nancy Payne was born in 1850 in North Carolina.

He married at Tahlequah in 1904 Mahala Wilson.

They were the parents of Emma, Lula, Charles and William Payne. Mr. Payne’s children by his second marriage are Frank, Albert and Mary Payne.

Mr. Payne is one of the progressive farmers of the Tahlequah vicinity, is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and has been a member of the local school board several times. His Cherokee name is Lu-ie-us-te-na and he belongs to the Wolf Clan.

William Payne, the son, is a Spanish American war veteran.