Biographical Sketch of E. E. Adair

Adair, E. E. (See Adair and Ghigau)— Edward Everett, son of John Thompson and Penelope (Mayfield) Adair.

They are the parents of: Jessie Alice Adair born May 20, 1880 married Moses Frye Sanders, they had one daughter, Mary Lou­venia Sanders, born November 16, 1904.

Mrs. Sanders died and the daughter has been reared by Mr. and Mrs. Adair; Cherokee April 15, 1853, married June 29, 1879 Rachel Louvenia Twist, born May 25, t859. Cornelia Adair, born September 26, 1883, married Hoolie Sanders. She died September 11, 1907.

The third and fourth daughters of Mr. And Mrs. E. E, Adair where Sarah Ruth, born Aug 23, 1886, died May 21, 1894 and Elizabeth M. Adair, born Septem­ber 18, 1891 ,died August 3, 1893.

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Edward Everette Adair was elected Clerk of Sequoyah District August 3, 1885. Elect­ed Councilor from the same district August 1, t887 and August 5, 1895. During the former incumbency he was one of the “In­mortal fourteen” that sustained Chief Joel B. Mayes in his effort to get a better rental price for the Outlet. Mr. Adair is engaged in farming and stockraising, takes an active part in movements of public welfare and ranks among the leaders of his community.



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

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