Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Patsy Pointer

(See Grant, Adair and Foreman) Martha Adair, daughter of Jesse Bushyhead and Cherokee Cornelia (Adair) Mayes was born January 10, 1875 and educated in the Female Seminary, from which she graduated in 1892.

She married December 16, 1900, Edwin Mooring Pointer, born June 17, 1868, in Monroe County, Arkansas. He graduated from Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee, and in Law Course in the same institution in 1897; was appointed District Clerk of Sequoyah County after Statehood. He died January 5, 1910.

The following children were boon from this union: Samuel Jesse, born November 15, 1901, and James David Pointer, born January 11, 1909.



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

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