Location: Tahlequah Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of William A. Meek

(See England, Grant and Daniels)-David England married Susan A. Conner. Their daughter Arnlittda England married William England, Isaac Scrimsher and Elias H. Jenkins. Her daughter, Alta Berilla Scrimsher, born November 24, 1855, died Sept. 8, 1885; married January 20, 1873 Abram Meek born September 27, 1851 in Vandalia, Illinois. Died April 15, 1907. Their son William Alvin Meek was born November 7, 1880. Educated in Male Seminary at Tahlequah and Draughon’s Business College, Oklahoma City, graduating from the latter July 21, 1904. Married August 8, 1909, Ada, daughter of Henry and Emma Jane Donelly, born June 24, 1890, educated in

Biographical Sketch of Henry C. Meigs

(See Grant and Ross) Henry Clay Meigs, born at Park Hill, Tahlequah District November 16, 1841, married January 11, 1868, Josephine L. Bigelow, born August 27, 1843, in Flint District. Mrs. Meigs died January 15, 1895. They were the parents of Caroline Few, Annie Stapler, Robert Henry, James McDonald, Alice Maud, and Josephine L. Meigs. Mr. Meigs who served in the Confederate Service in 1861-2, is a grandson of Chief John Ross, has many of the amiable traits of his distinguished ancestor. He was elected clerk of Illinois District August 1, 1893, and Judge of the same District on August

Biographical Sketch of Jessie E. Cochran

(See Foreman and Gosa-du-i-sga) -Jesse Edward Cochran was born March 28, 1895. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married at Tahlequah May 15, 1915 Carrie, daughter of George and Addie Dawson, born Aug. 9, 185. They are the parents of Maurice, born March 3, 1916; Frances born Oct. 5, 1918 and Willard Cochran, born May 9, 1921. Mr. Cochran is a farmer near Grand River. Amos Thornton married Minerva Foreman and they were the parents of Mary Ellen (Thornton) Cochran born February 14, 1857. She died, February 16, 1899. She was the mother of Jesse Edward Cochran.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Rebecca M. Swain

(See Thompson and Riley)-Joseph Polstrom, born February 11, 1834, in Birmingham, Alabama; married November 16, 1863 in Bayou Menard, Susan Rebecca Wilson, who was born July 19, 1846, at Fort Gibson. They were the parents of Rebecca McNair Polstrom, born August 19, 1864 on Bayou Menard, and was educated in the Female Seminary at Tahlequah. She married December 27, 1879, John son of George and Nancy (Cramer) Swain, born October 5, 1833 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War in Company E, Fourth California Infantry. He died April 6, 1920. Mr. Swain was

Biographical Sketch of John R. Hastings

(See Grant, Foreman and Ward)-William Archibald Yell Hastings was born March 8, 1842 in Benton County, Arkansas. He served in Company H, First Cherokee Mounted Rifles, under Captain John Thompson Mayes, during the Civil War. He married February 2, 1864, Louisa J. Williams, nee Stover, born April 8, 1840. Mrs. Hastings died Feb. 7, 1918. Mr. Hastings died April 28, 1919. They were the parents of John Rogers, William Wert, and Charlotte Delilah Hastings. Charlotte Delilah Hastings married Samuel Grant Victor, and is now deceased. John Rogers Hastings was born on Beattys Prairie August 1, 1865, and was educated in

Biographical Sketch of A. Frank Adair

(See Grant)-Arthur Frank, son of John Lynch and Mary Jane (Jeffreys) Adair was born August 28, 1858, educated in Male Seminary. Married at Tahlequah September 1, 1886 Mollie Elizabeth Miller, born February 22, 1868. They were the parents of: Arthur Lynch, born May 11, 1891 and Owen Lewis Adair, born March 18, 1893. Rachel, daughter of Jeter and Nancy (Martin) Lynch married Thomas Benjamin Adair and they were the parents of John Lynch Adair who married Mary Jane Jeffreys a native of Virginia.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Albert Lewis

(See Hendricks), Hettie, daughter of Henry and Mary (Hendricks) Walkabout was born at Tahlequah. Oct. 19, 1879. Educated at Park Hill Mission. Married at Inola May 29, 1902, Albert son of Ira H. and Sarah E. Lewis, born Aug. 14, 1879 in Washington County, Ark. They are the parents of Grace E. Lewis born Aug. 21, 1903; Ira A. born June 2, 1905; Beatrice, born Oct. 17, 1906; Velma born April 28, 1909; Mildred born Feb. 18 1913; Edgarita, born Jan. 3, 1916; Hilda; born Sept. 13, 1916; and Vernon, born April 10, 1919. Mrs. Lewis’ Cherokee name is Ahniwake,

Biographical Sketch of Madison Sanders

(Raper, Sanders and Ghigau)-Madison, son of Jesse and Caroline (Catron) Sanders born in 1848. Married in 1875, Louisa, daughter of James and Nancy (Raper) Holland, born February 24, 1859. They are the parents of. Caroline, married Ellis R. Alberty; Cynthia, married William Isaac Johnson; Jesse; James S.; Thomas Blair; Elizabeth; John Henry; Geneva, married Thomas .Johnson and Parnett, Carl and Maggie Dee Sanders. Madison Sanders was elected Sheriff of Tahlequah District in 1879 and 1881. Carl D. Sanders was in the World War 7 months 7 days, Co. K. 12th Inf.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. W. P. Phillips

(See Grant, Daniel, Ghigau and Adair)-Jane Anna, daughter of James Allen and Johnanna Bell (Buffington) Thompson was born November 17, 1873. Educated in the Cherokee National schools and Female Seminary, from which she graduated June 29, 1893. She married at Tahlequah January 9, 1895 William Penn, son of M. H, and Josephine Phillips born December 14, 1869. Educated in Delaware District and Male Seminary. They are the parents of: Lulu Bell, born October 14, 1895. Educated in Kendall College, Chicago and New York, graduating from the former; Dewey, born March 27, 1898 and had the same educational advantages as did

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Cleo Hail

(See Ghigau and Sanders) -Margaret, daughter of John Bell and Delilah (Roach) Smith was born at Tahlequah Oct. 4, 1895, educated in Tahlequah District and Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas. Married at Tahlequah March 9, 1918, A. Cleo, son of John and Mary Hall, born near Tahlequah in 1897. They are the parents of Morris Hail, born Jan. 26,1920. Mr. Hail is a farmer near Tahlequah. George, son of Joshua and Almira (Harlan) Roach married Nannie Pritchett and they were the parents of Delilah (Roach) Smith. George Roach was elected Sheriff of Tahlequah District August 1, 1887. Reverend Samuel Smith, the