Location: Claremore Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Dr. W. W. Bryan

(See Grant and Adair) -William Wear, son of Charles S. and Mildred (Wear) Bryan born September 7, 1868 in Cooper County, Missouri. Graduated from Western Dental College of Kansas City, Mo. Married at Vinita August 11,1892, Rachel Bell, daughter of William Henry and Eliza Jane (Bell) Mayes, born September 12, 1868. They were the parents of: Charles S. born July 14, 1896, and died Nov. 9 of the same year; Frances, born May 17, 1895 and died June 21, 1895; William Mayes born July 14, 1896 and died Nov. 9, 1896; Joe Cullus, born February 10, 1903, and Mamie Alexander

Biography of E. D. Hicks

If you were fortunate enough to be able to see a copy of the Laws of the Cherokee Nation published in 1852 you could find on pages three and four, the first printed law of the Cherokee Tribe, promulgated on Sept. 11, 1808 at Broom’s Town. It has the approval of Enola or Blackfox as Principal Chief and Pathkiller as Second Chief. It bears the signature of Charles Hicks as “Sec’y. to Council.” Broom’s Town was the home of Chief Broom whose daughter Nancy, a member of the Wolf clan married Nathan Hicks, a white, man. Nathan and Nancy Hicks

Biographical Sketch of John Adam Bible

John Adam, son of William Henry and Mary E. (Locker) Bible born October 13, 1872. Married at Claremore July 1, 1895 Ella, daughter of Freedom E. and Louisa (Hill) Brinker, born Nov. 1, 1877. in Shelby County, Illinois. They are.the parents of: Katie, born in Talala March 30, 1896 and Maude Bible, born May 8, 1900, married at Nowata, Charles A. Carter and is now living in Kansas City, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Bible are members of the church of God and are progressive farmers near Talala, Oklahoma.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Sue Austin

(See Cordery)-Sue, daughter of Charles Harris and Pearl Victoria (Haas) Sisson, born December 14, 1898, at Ft. Gibson; educated at Ft. Gibson, Muskogee and Claremore. Married at Claremore June 5, 1920 Ervin F. son of Henry and Sallie Austin. Mr. Austin is engaged in wholesale dry goods business at Clarmore. Thomas Cordery, an Irishman married Susannah, a full blood Cherokee of the Blind Savannah Clan. Their daughter Nannie married Parker Collins and they were the parents of Jennie Collins who married Charles Harris of Spartanberg district, S. Carolina Charles and Jennie Harris were the parents Narcissa, born in 1841, married

Biographical Sketch of Jesse Henry

(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

Biographical Sketch of Thomas D. Bard Jr.

(See Cordery, Foreman and Blackburn)-Thomas Dunn, son of Thomas Dunn and Laura (Rogers) Bard, was born Oct. 4, 1880 in Dalton, Georgia. Educated in the Cherokee National Schools and Willie Halsell College. Joined the “Rough Riders” but mustered out on account of defective vision. Married at Claremore January 2, 1910, Elizabeth Belle, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Cherokee (Wisner) Prather, born July 29, 1889. They are the parents of: Jennie May, born Nov. 29, 1910; Jackson Rogers, born June 21, 1912 and Thomas Dunn Bard Ill, born May 24, 1915. Elizabeth Belle was educated at the Female Seminary and was

Biographical Sketch of John M. Taylor

(See Foreman) –John Manchester, son of James Madison, born April 18, 1818, and died January 7, 1907, and Addle (Manchester) Taylor was born Aug. 14, 1860, in Cherokee County, North Carolina, and was educated in the Cumberland Presbyterian College, Louden, Tennessee, and at Atlanta, Georgia. Married at Claremore, Thursday, February 23, 1893, Bertha E. McCutchan, daughter of Samuel and Margaret McCutchan, born November 29, 1872, at Redoak, Charlotte County,Virginia and was educated in Missouri. They are the parents of Blaine Samuel, born June 25, 1894; Robert Clinton, born July 24, 1897; served during the World war in the Medical Corps;

Biographical Sketch of Benjamin F. Sparlin

(See Grant, Palmour) -Benjamin, son of Oliver and Mattie Sparlin was born in Oklahoma Nov. 17, 1885. Married at Claremore, Okla. November 9, 1914, Mary L. Sparlin, daughter of B. F. and Amandie Palmour born Oct. 23, 1887 in Georgia. They are the parents of Amy Gazelle, born March 12, 1917 and William Sparlin, born June 10, 1920. Mr. Sparlin is a farmer near Chelsea.

Biographical Sketch of Lew Wofford Hutchins

(See Ghigau and Sanders)-Lew Wofford Hutchins born May 1892 educated at Claremore. Married at sea, June 6, 1916 Emma Lea Clarke, July 26, 1892 in Jackson, Tennessee are the parents of: Lew Wofford, born 13, 1917 and Jetnette Lea Hutchins, July 14, 1918. Lew Wofford Hutchins is the son of Willard and Nettie (Smith) Hutchins former born June 12, 1857 in Marion, Nebraska and married May 10, 1891 Nettle Smith, born February 15, 1872. Emma Lea Clarke is the daughter of Richard Emma (Lea) Clarke, the former April 26, 1848 and married February1879 Emma Lea, born January 19, 1846. Richard

Biographical Sketch of Mary Theresa Reed

(See Grant) —Mary Theresa Flippin daughter of, J. F. and Mary Lane (Little) Flippin and grand-daughter of William and Theresa Lane (Davis) Little was born at Verdigris, June 29, 1896, married at Claremore September 3, 1915 A. F. Reed born April 10, 1893 in Arkansas. They are the parents of: Elizabeth Ann, born October 26, 1916 and James Franklin Reed, born November 24, 1919. Mr. Reed is assistant cashier of the Farmers Bank and Trust Co. of Claremore.