Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Nannie B. Shoemake

(See Grant and Foreman)-Nannie B., daughter of Joseph and Susan Francis (Foreman) Lynch, was born at Webbers Falls, and in the Female Seminary at Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She married Thomas H. Shoemake.

Susan Francis, daughter of Johnson and Elizabeth B. (Mann) Foreman, was born August 26, 1847; married May 23, 1866 John Raymond, a native of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He died November 27, 1873. She married December 23, 1874, Joseph Martin Lynch, born February 2, 1839. He was first lieutenant of Company “D”, First Cherokee Mounted Rifles, under Captain James M. Bell and Colonel Stand Watie. He was afterwards first lieutenant in Captain Clement Vann Roger’s Company. He was elected Senator from Canadian District on August 6, 1877, and again on August 1, 1887; and was elected Circuit Judge of the Southern Judicial Circuit of the Cherokee Nation August 6, 1883. And in 1889 he was elected to the Supreme Bench. He died January 14, 1890. He was the father of Mrs. Nannie B. Shoemake.



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

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top