Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Clarence L. Samuel
(See Adair, McNair and Downing)-Carrie M. Mayes born January 27, 1880. Graduated from Howard Payne College, Fayette, Missouri, in 1891.
Married January 29, 1909 Clarence L. Samuel, born March 23, 1876. They are the parents of: Clarence L born December 26,1909; Martha Elizabeth born March 10, and Samuel Charles Samuel, born Feb. 22, 1916 and died May 9, 1917.
David Vann, born January 1, 1800, married Martha McNair, born September 1. He was murdered on December 23, and his widow died in March 1875. They were the parents of: Clement Neeley brilliant attorney, Lieutenant Colonel in the Confederate service and Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation; Nicholas Byers; David Lucullus; Mary Delilah graduated in the second (1856) from Female Seminary, married George W. Drew and Joel Bryan Mayes twice elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation; Charles Avoy; Joseph Lewis and a Elizabeth Vann born at New Hope October 4, 1852, married Nov., 9, 1871 ,1 Houston Mayes, born May 11, 1845, She died Dec. 27, 1907. Samuel Houston youngest brother of Chief Joel Bryan was elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation August 5, 1895.
Chief Samuel Houston and Martha Eliza. (Vann) Mayes were the parents of William Lucullus, Dr. Joseph F. and Carrie M. the subject of this sketch.