Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Walter Mayturn

(See Gosaduesga)–Minnie Eveline daughter of Charles A. and Minerva (Nelms) Roberson, was born Monday September 22, 1884. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools.

Married at Chelsea Oct. 15, 1901 Walter M., son of John and Esther Mayturn, born Nov. 7, 1874 in Iowa. They are the parents of Amos, born August 28, 1902; Minerva C., born October 28, 1904; Zona Belle, born October 1, 1906; Florence, born Sept. 1, 1909; Glenn, born Feb. 19 1913 and Alto, born June 8, 1915.

Mr. Mayturn who is a progressive farmer near Bushyhead, is a member of the Woodmen of the World and has been a member of the District School Board for over seven years.

Minerva, daughter of Lewis and Mary (Denton) Nelms was born in the Cherokee Nation in July 1858. Married May 6, 1878 Charles A., son of Samuel and Elizabeth Roberson, born May 27, 1859 in Muscatine, Iowa.


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

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