Biographical Sketch of William Penn Sevier

William Penn, Son of John and Eliza (Potts) Sevier, born Aug. 1874, educated at the Orphan Asylum.

Married at Tahlequah, Ida E., daughter of Robin and Darky Emily Penn, born May 1, 1875.

They are the parents of Alma E. Sevier, born March 25, 1903.

Mr. Sevier, who is at present a salesman, is one of the best interpreters among the Cherokees and is one of the few Cherokee typesetters. It is thought that there are not more than three in the tribe, if that many. His ancestors, his great grandfather was of Scotch descent who came to America in early days. In his line of chronology runs that of Seviers, Morgans and Kings.


Surnames:
Sevier,

Topics:
Biography, Cherokee,

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

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