Biographical Sketch of Mary Terry Parkinson

(See Grant) ——Addie Malinda Cobb, born September 9. 1870, educated in the Cherokee National schools and Female Seminary, married at Wagoner, June 4, 1891 Terry A. Parkinson, born May 12, 1866 in Coffey county, Kansas.

They are the parents of Rachel May, born May 1, 1892 who married James L. Williamson, and they have three daughters. Mary June, Helen Isabel and Bettie Rhea; Ruth, born August 28, 1893, married H. Roy Cunningham; Joseph Terry, born February 9, i895, married Leotis Pelsue; Isabel Jane, born October 20, 1896, married ,James David Garrison and had one daughter, Lotta Jane, born September 5, 1916. Mrs. Garrison died December 13, 1913; Addie Florence, born January 16, 1900, married March 6, 1919 Alexander Cowan, and have one child, Alex Parkman, born February 6, 1920; Bruce Cobb, born April 30, 1901; Evie, born July 19, 1902 and James Parkinson, born July 27, 1904.

Terry A. Parkinson is engaged in farming, stock raising and has extensive oil and realty holdings. Mrs. Parkinson is a home woman, a Presbyterian, Eastern Star, and President of the Arts amid Crafts Club. Mr. Parkinson is a Democrat and was elected County Clerk of Wagoner County in 1915-16, from which office he resigned in October 1917 and was elected to the lower house of time Legislature from Wagoner County in 1918.

Evaline, daughter of Alexander and Martha (Blythe) Clingan, was born in Bradley county Tennessee April 13, 1835, married December 15, 1857 Joseph Benson Cobb, born July 26, 1828 in Blount county, Tennessee. He died March 22, 1896, and she died November 17, 1918. They were the parents of Mrs. Addie M. Parkinson.


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

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