Location: Claremore Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Clem R. Musgrove

(See Grant and Downing)—Clement Rogers, son of Francis and Clara Elizabeth (Alberty) Musgrove, born February 14, 1882 near Oowala. Educated at Oowala and Male Seminary, married at Claremore December 25, 1905 Veta L., daughter of Jonas F. and Rosa L. Harris. They are the parents of: Dorothy L., born July 1, 1909 and Edwin H. Musgrove born September 16, 1912. Clement R. Musgrove is an Elk. He was appointed County Clerk of Rogers County, May 3, 1920, and elected to the same position in November 1920.

Biographical Sketch of Rosa Gazelle Lane

Rosa Gazelle, daughter of Dr. Andrew Jackson Lane born March 27, 1851 in Giles County, Tennessee graduated from the University of Louisiana in 1874, married December 25, 1877, Lucinda F. Journeycake nee Elliott, born April 14, 1852 at Leavenworth Kas. He died Oct. 31, 1896; Lane born Jan. 31, 1882 near Oowala, Cherokee Nation. She was educated at the Oowala public school, Female Seminary, graduating June 9, 1903, Lexington, Mo. and Petersburg, Virginia. Taught school several years and elected City Clerk of Claremore in 1921. She is a member of the Claremore Eastern Star Chapter and P. E. O. Sisterhood,

Biographical Sketch of William T. Alberty

Alberty, William T. (See Grant and Downing)—William Towers Alberty, born No­vember 25, 1888. Enlisted in the world war in September 1917. Assigned to the Nineteenth Division, 358th Infantry as team­ster. Sailed for France June 20, 1918, was in the offensive operations at St. Mihiel and Argonne Forest and after the Armistice was with the Army of Occupation, returned to the United States in June 1919 and was discharged at Camp Paike on the twenty-second of that month. Married at Clare­more, June 28, 1920, Elizabeth, daughter of Grant and Nannie Barker, born May 11, 1902 in Minifee County, Kentucky. They are

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. D. J. Faulkner

Faulkner, Mrs. D. J. (See Foreman, Riley, Adair, Grant and Ghigau)—David Jesse, son of assistant Chief David McNair and Rachel Louvenia (Adair) Faulkner was born Jan. 2, t874, educated in the Cherokee public School and Male Seminary. Married October 31, 1900 Jennie McClellan Foreman, born at Oowala November 12, 1878, she was educated at Oowala and graduated from Female Seminary June 1, 1898. They are the parents of Tiana, born September 11, 1901; Oolootsa, born July 12, 1903; Frank Foreman born December 23, 1905; Ada McClellen, born March 2, 1910; David Famlyn, born January 30, 19 12; Taylor Adair, born

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. John Sortore

Jennie, daughter of Pink and Susie Allen was born near Claremore March 1, 1888 educated at Justice public school. Married Oct. 28, 1902 John, son of John and Mary P. (Herd) Sortore. They are the parents of: Mabel Clair, born March 14, 1904 and Minnie Carmel Sortore, born September 4, 1907. Mr. and Mrs. Sortore are members of the Christian Church and are farmers, near Claremore. Mr. Sortore who is by profession an engineer is a member of the Woodmen of the World fraternity.

Biographical Sketch of Walter S. Crittenden

(See Ghigau, Sanders, Adair and Gosaduisga)-Walter Starr, son of George Washington and Martha Jane (Starr) Crittenden, was born in May, 1868; educated in the Male Seminary. He married Rachel P. Vann, nee Henry, daughter of Archibald and Polly (Sanders) Henry. Her first husband was Edward Bruce Starr, born April 2, 1850, and died April 18, 1882. Mr. and Mrs. Crittenden are members of the Methodist church and are farmers near Claremore, Oklahoma.

Biographical Sketch of A. N. Starr

(See Ghigau, Sanders, Adair and Gosaduisga) Edward Bruce, son of Joseph McMinn and Delilah (Adair) Starr, was born April 2, 1850, and married Rachel Pauline Henry. His death occurred on May 18, 1882. They were the parents of: Ida Martha, born October 6, 1874; Archibald Noon, born June 3, 1877, and Susan Delilah Starr, born April 3, 1880. The middle name, Noon, in Mr. Starr’s name is from the Cherokee name “noona”, meaning potato. He married in July, 1897, Mary Pauline Terrell, born April 13, 1880; and they were the parents of: Thomas Andrew, Toney Bryan, and Edward Bruce Starr.

Biographical Sketch of Ernest V. Schrimsher

(See Ghigau, Oolootsa and Adair) Ernest Vivian, son of John Gunter and Juliette Melvin a (Candy) Schrimsher was born July 24, 1875 near Claremore. Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Male Seminary. Married at Nowata in 1902, Susie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Phillips. Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Female Seminary, from which she graduated June 27, 1895. They are the parents of: Maxine and Oleta, twins; John Gunter, Grace, Stephen and Virginia. Mr. Schrimsher is a Mason. He served as postmaster of Collinsville during the incumbency of President Wilson.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Walter W. Shaw

Mary, daughter of John and Nellie (Conkle) Bullette, was born at Claremore October 24, 1886. She was educated in Lexington, Missouri Baptist Female College and Lindenwood Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, graduating from the latter institution. She married in 1906 at Claremore, Walter W., son of Charles and Ida (White) Shaw, born November 21, 1880 in Owego, New York. They are the parents of Walter W., Jr. born April 17, 1907, and Martha Helen Shaw, born August 7, 1908. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw are members of the Presbyterian church. He is a Mason. He was elected County Judge of Rogers County,

Biography of John Gunter Sanders

(See Ghigau, Sanders, Oolootsa and Adair)-John Gunter, son of William Edward and Sarah Catherine (Scrimsher) Sanders was born at the Sanders homestead, southwest of Claremore Mound on April 23, 1891. He was educated at Claremore Public Schools, A. and M. College, Stillwater, Okla, and Henry Kendall College, Tulsa, Okla. Gentlemanly and reserved Mr. Sanders is one of the foremost and most progressive members of his tribe. Of distinguished lineage it is but naturel that he should take a leaders place in the councils of the Cherokee. His father was born in Going Snake District April 2, 1861, just as the