Biographical Sketch of Chas. J. Allton

(See Cordery and Carter) Thomas Cordery, an Irishman, married Susannah, a full blood Cherokee of the Blind Savannah Clan. Their daughter, Susie, married John Mosley. John and Susie Mosley were the parents of Sarah Ruth Mosely, born in 1841, married October 16, 1864 Lewis Clark Ramsey, who served during the Civil War in Captain Benjamin Winner Carter’s company. After his death Mrs. Ramsey married January 5, 1877 Ezekial Taylor.

Lewis Clark and Sarah Ruth Ramsey were the parents of Susan Elizabeth Ramsey, born December 7, 1866. She was educated at the Cherokee Orphan Asylum and Female Seminary.

Married at Oowala July 31, 1888 Joseph Morgan Alton, son of David and Eliza (Billingsley) Alton, born July 31, 1856 in West Virginia. They are the parents of: Percy Samuel, born May 25, 1893, married Cherokee Jones;

Charles Joseph Allton born Dec. 29, 1897. Married Aug. 2, 1919, Pearl Jane Hansen born in 1898.


Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921

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