Cherokee Nation

Biographical Sketch of Martin R. Brown

Commonly called by his Cherokee name Tuxie, was a very prominent citizen of the Cherokee Nation. Elected clerk of the Illinois District in 1881; elected a member of the Board of Education of the Cherokee Nation in November 1886, and Superintendent of the Male Seminary in 1894. Mr. and Mrs. Brown are now deceased.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Lee Cook

Nannie, daughter of Clark and Lydia (Smith) Swimmer, was born in the Cherokee Nation. Educated in Cherokee National schools. Married at Webbers Falls in 1898 Lee Cook. They are the parents of: Andrew, who served three months in the World war; Glenn, and Evaline Cook. Mr. Cook is a farmer.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Clarence M. Lechner

Mary A. daughter of Chester and Etta (Nair) Taylor born January 31, 1896 in the Cherokee Nation. Educated in the Cherokee National schools. Married at Claremore April 22, 1912 Clarence M. son of William and Mary Lauchner, born Nov. 11, 1890 in Craig County, Okla. They are the parents of Chester Francis, born August 26, …

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Biographical Sketch of Nicholas B. McNair

(See Sanders, Cordery and McNair) -Nicholas B. McNair, born May 1, 1859, educated in the schools of the Cherokee Nation. Married in December 1877, Rachel, daughter of Thomas and Nannie (Sonicooie) Sanders, born in 1849. They were the parents of: Oscar, born October 22, 1878; Clement, born January 28, 1830 and Etta McNair, born August …

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Biographical Sketch of James Highland

(See Ghigau)-James Highland born February 19, 1877 is the son Michael and Nellie (Smith) Highland, the former a native of Dublin, Ireland and the born at Webber’s Falls, Cherokee Nation. James Highland was educated in the Cherokee public schools and Willie Halsell College, Vinita, Married at Vinita, September 8, 1910 Belle, daughter of William Alma …

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. A. M. Belcher

Belcher, Mrs. A. M. (See Cordery and Grant)—Cora Mary, daughter of William Davidson, and Mary Jane (Baumgarner) Clingan was born at Gibson Station, Chero­kee Nation May 12, 1878, educated at the Female Seminary, and Cottey College, Ne­vada. Missouri; married at Wagoner Novem­ber 21, 1911, Rev. A. M. Belcher, born February 22, 1867 in Bluntsville, Ala. …

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Biographical Sketch of William. N. Clark

(See Scraper, Ward and Grant)-William N., son of Judge George Washington and Lydia A. (Scraper) Clark, was born April 3, 1866, educated in the public schools of the Cherokee Nation, and graduated from Male Seminary June 25, 1885. He married September 26, 1894, Lilla John, daughter of De Hardiman and Anna (Wilson) Flournoy, born April …

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