Location: Vinita Oklahoma

Biographical Sketch of Roswell Drake Hawkins

Hawkins, Roswell Drake (See Ghigau)— Roswell Drake, son of Adison Gregory and Ruth (Parks) Hawkins was born in Vinita March 27, 1891. Educated at Vinita and Kemper Military College. Married at Los An­geles, Calif. Aug. 21, 1911 La Donne Helen, daughter of Joseph and Mabel Paulet, born Aug. 15, in Centralia, Cook Co. Ill. They are the parents of Roswell Drake, Jr., born March 5, 1918 and Beverly Joyce Hawkins, born March 18, 1921. Mr. Hawkins is one of the prosperous young cattlemen of Craig County. Mrs. Ruth Hawkins is the daughter of Supreme Judge George Washington and Louise (Spriggs)

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Earl Galbreath

Galbreath, Mrs. Earl.—Carrie Choteau Cornatzer was born in Delaware District, February 18, 1872, educated at Vinita and Lawrence, Kansas. Married November 27, 1900, Benjamin F. Choteau, born February 18, 1861, in Johnson County, Kansas. He died January 20, 1903. Married Jan­uary 20, 1914, Earl, son of Edward and Anna Galbreath, born July 23, 1890, in Boone County, Missouri. Her son by her first marriage, Walter Choteau, was born August 4, 1902. Mr. Galbreath is a farmer near Big Cabin. Marie Therese Bourgeois, an orphan Creole of New Orleans, married Auguste Rene Choteau, a native of Southeastern France. Her son, Jean

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Charles Nichols

Fannie, daughter David and Sarah (Easley) Humphrey was born May 1, 1886 in the Cherokee Nation. Educated at Vinita and married at Vinita 4, 1918 Charles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nichols. They are members of the Methodist church and are farmers near Vinita.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Leroy S. Robinson

(See Grant) George Ella, daughter of R. A. and Edith Caroline (Rogers) Prather, was born on Beatties Prairie, January 15, 1869; was educated in Delaware District and the Female Seminary, graduating June 28, 1894. She married at Vinita October 29, 1895, Leroy S., son of William and Malinda Robinson. They are the parents of LeElla, born in April 1900; Carleton, born February 15, 1902, and Leroy Prather Rogers, born April 5, 1905. Leroy S. Robinson died April 26, 1911. Mrs. Robinson is a member of the Methodist church. LeElla Robinson graduated from the Vinita High School and the Northeastern State

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Heber Skinner

(See Grant and Ghigau)-John Brewer married Elizabeth Taylor, and their son George Washington Brewer married Cherokee Ratliff, and they were the parents of Nannie Ethel Brewer, born February 20, 1859. She married February 18, 1883, John Martin, son of Joseph and Martha (Fields) Riley, born January 16, 1851. Mrs. Riley died April 22, 1909. They were the parents of Mattie Riley, born July 25, 1880, at Tahlequah and she was educated at the Female Seminary and Howard Payne College, of Fayette, Missouri, graduating from the latter institution. She married at Vinita March 11, 1902, Heber Skinner, and they are the

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Chris B. Peterson

(See Hildebrand) -Lucinda, daughter of Benjamin J. and Delilah (O’Field) Hildebrand was born September 9, 1882. Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Female Seminary. Married at Vinita July 23, 1909 Pigeon Hanson and her resent husband is Christ B. son of Peter and Anna Mary Peterson. Her children by her first husband, are: John, born June 23, 1910, Woodrow, born June 2, 1913 and Loretta Hanson born July 2, 1916. By the present husband she has one daughter, Anna Laura Peterson, born May 12, 1920. Mrs. Peterson belongs to he Wolf Clan and her Cherokee name is Luski. Mr.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. William A. Parker

(See Oolootsa) Mary Ellen Chamberlin born at Vinita, April 23, 1893, educated in Vinita. Married at Nowata July 5, 1910 William A. Parker. They are the parents of Norman Eugene, born April 1, 1912; Billie born January 23, 1914; Viola May, born May 15, 1916 and Mary Jane Parker, born November 1, 1919. Mrs. Mary Ellen Parker is the daughter of Nelson Bucher and Sarah Viola (LeForce) Chamberlin.

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. J. F. Flippin

(See Grant)-Mary Lane Little, born June 24, 1875 in Walker Co., Ga., educated at Vinita. Married September 30, 1894 James Fugett Flippin, born January 8, 1870 in Demon County, Texas. They are the parents of Mary Theresa, born June 29, 1896; Ruth Aline, born January 1, 1902 and Rebecca Lane Flippin, born May 16, 1905. Mr. Flippin has been prominently identified with the Farmers Bank and Trust Co. from its inception. Joseph Martin, born in Charlottsville, Virginia in 1840, as a fur trader and planter he became quite wealthy. He held the following military offices in the revolutionary army: Captain

Biographical Sketch of Vann S. Chandler

(See Ward)-Vann S., son of Burgess Gaithor and Annie Eliza (Gunter) Chandler, born August 20, 1882,educated at William Halsell College, Vinita. Married at Vinita, June 1, 1912, Maude A. daughter of L. A. and Annie E. Williams. They are the parents of: Lawrence Stuart, born April 20, 1913 ; Wilma Gawdin, born July 25, 1915 and Burgess Chandler, born February 12, 1920. Mr. Chandler who is a younger brother of Hon. Thomas A. Chandler, Congressman from the First District of Oklahoma, is a dealer in hay, grain and machinery.

Biographical Sketch of J. D. Cox

(See Duncan)-James Duncan, son of Zeno and Rebecca (Duncan) Cox born August 7, 1886, educated in the Cherokee national schools. Married at Vinita September 27, 1913 May C., daughter of William and Minerva Shockey. They are the parents of: Riley, born March 11, Cora, born June 14, 1915; James Duncan, born June 17, 1917 and Lucile Cox, March 3, 1919. Mr. Cox is a farmer.