Location: Rogers County OK

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. W. F. McSpadden

(See Carter and Riley)-Serena Carter Parrott, born at Silverlake in Cooweescoowee District March 25, 1870, educated at the Cherokee Orphan asylum from which she graduated June 17, 1886. Married February 17, 1889 William Fair (son of Rev. T. K. B. and Elizabeth (Green) McSpadden) born December 25,1856 in Dalton, Georgia. They are the parents of: Zoe, born November 15, 1889,educated at Chelsea and Female Seminary, from which she graduated May 29, 1907, married December 26, 1911 Earl Preston Whitehill; Floyd Carter, born August 19, 1891, Roscoe Conklin, born September 19, 1893; Zella Christine; born September 21, 1897; Alma, born March

Biographical Sketch of W. E. Sanders

(See Sanders, Scraper, Oolootsa, Ghigau, Adair and Duncan) -William Edward Sanders, born in Going Snake District, April 2, 1861. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married March 2, 1890, Sarah Catherine Scrimsher, born July 27, 1866. She died January 28, 1892. They were the parents of John Gunter Sanders, born April 23, 1891. Mr. Sander married at Adair in 1894 Etta Jane, daughter of Henry Harrison and Narcissa Jane (Duncan) Scraper born in 1871 in Salina District. She was educated at Worcester Academy, Vinita and Female Seminary. They are the parents of: William Edward, born October 24, 1896; Dewitt Clark,

Biographical Sketch of Lulu Lipe

(See Oolootsa, Ross, Foreman and Riley)—Sarah Lulu Foreman, born March 15, 1875, educated at Oowala public school and the Female Seminary, from which she graduated in 1895. Married January 4, 1899 John Gunter Lipe, born December 16, 1864. He was educated at the Male Seminary and the University of Arkansas; engaged in the farming and cattle business; was a Mason, Elk, and Woodman of the World; he died May 20, 1913. Mr. and Mrs. Lipe were the parents of: Flora Foreman, born November 14, 1899; Ada Catherine, born August 27, 1901; Dewitt, born January 26, 1904; Lucy Campbell, born March

Biographical Sketch of Cicero, J. Strange

(See Grant, Ghigau, Oolootsa and Adair)-Cicero James, son of William and Samantha (Boss) Strange was born February 8, 1874 in Georgia and educated in that state. Married at Chelsea December 24, 1894, Mary Bright, daughter of John Polk and Emily Jane (Walker) Drake, born January 28, 1878. They are the parents of: Mary Emma, born September 30, 1895; John Drake born February 13, 1895; Janie Anna, born April 5, 1900; Ella, born Feb. 11, 1902; Lulu Euphemia born June 26, 1904; Frank J. born February 27, 1906; Charles, born Jan. 4, 1909; Florence, born Sent. 17, 1916 and Margaret Strange

Biographical Sketch of M. L. Patterson

(See Berry and Ghigau) —M. L., son of Thomas and Adeline (Berry) Patterson, was born December 21,1856, in South Carolina. Married July 14, 1890 Zonia, daughter of Albert and Sarah Dawson, born February 5, 1870 in Tarrant County, Texas. They are the parents of Sarah, born April 21, 1891; Martha, born January 1, 1893; Claude A., born March 6, 1895, served in the A. E. F. for two years in France as sniper; Edgar Dawson, born July 3, 1897, served for two years and six months on the battleship South Carolina in the navy; Thomas, born June 9, 1899; Roscoe,

Biographical Sketch of Clarence Graves

Clarence, son of Charles and Abbie (Guthrie) Grave, was born in Wyandotte County, Kas. Sept. 20, 1872. He married at Talala, Effie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Griffith. Mr. Graves has a splendid education especially along commercial lines. He has been prominent in the mercantile activities of Talala since almost the beginning of the town. His father was a native of Hancock, Washington Co., Mo., he being the son of a prominent attorney who died while on legal business in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Abbie (Guthrie) Graves was of Wyandotte and Shawnee extraction

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 C. L. Harnage

(See Ghigau and Sanders) -Custis Lee, son of John Griffith and Emily Walker (Mayfield) Harnage was born June 30, 1867. Educated in Texas. Married at Vinita Jan. 29, 1899 Frances Catherine, daughter of Joseph Henry and Ruth Jane (Harlan) Hunt, born August 3, 1874. She was educated in Vinita. They were the parents of: Emma Ruth, born March 25, 1900; James Hall, born Jan. 10, 1902; Nannie Pauline, born Dec. 4, 1904, died Dec. 26, 1918; Lucile Dixie, born July 18, 1909; and Curtis Le Harnage, born Jan. 18, 1913. Mr. Harnage is a farmer and stockraiser at Talala. He