Biographical Sketch of J. T. McSpadden

(See Oolootsa, Downing and Cordery)—Sallie Clementine Rogers, born in Bonham, Texas, December 16, 1863. Educated in the Cherokee public schools, and Cherokee Orphan Asylum; married December 16, 1885 John Thomas McSpadden, born March 15, 1852 in DeKaib County Alabama.

They are the parents of: Clement Mayes, born December 20, 1 880, graduated from Kemper Military School, Boonville, Missouri May 29, 1902, died in California August 20, 1912; May, born July 21, 1891, graduated from the Female Seminary May 29, 1907, married Charles Walton Poole; Herbert Thomas, born October 1. 1893, graduated from the Male Seminary May 31, 1910, served during the World War in the Rainbow Division; Maude Irene, born April 5, 1896, graduated from Chelsea High School 1916, married William Walker Mi­lam; Helen, born April 11, 1899, graduated from the Chelsea high school class of 1917: Pauline Elizabeth, born September 13, 1901, Graduate Chelsea High School class of 1922 and Maurice Rogers McSpadden, born April 10, 1905.

John Thomas McSpadden, a successful stockman and farmer is the son of Reverend T.K.B. and Elizabeth (Green) McSpadden. Mrs. Sallie Clementine McSpadden is the daughter of Clement Vann and Mary America (Scrimsher) Rogers. Clement Rogers was a captain in the Confederate Cherokee service, senator and District Judge of the Coowescoowee District and a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional convention which named Rogers County in his honor.


DeKaib County AL,

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

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