Adair

Biographical Sketch of Oscar F. Adair

(See Adair, Ghigau and Foreman)-Oscar Fitzaland, son of John Thompson and Penelope (Mayfield) Adair, was born March 8, 1848. Married February 3, 1875 Mary Catherine, daughter of Augustus and Mary Ann (Bigby) Rider, born April 20, 1859. They were the parents of Mary Louvenia; Wenona; William Penn; Sarah Ruth; John Lafayette; Rose Ada; and Walter …

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The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and …

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Biographical Sketch of John M. Adair

Adair, John M.-(Oolootsa and Adair)- John Martin Adair, born at Fort Gibson, June 3, 1858. Attended Shurtleff College. Served in Troop L. First United States Volunteer Cavalry’ in the Spanish American War. This regiment was known as the “Rough Riders and his commander was Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Captain Allyn Capron, Captain of Troop L was …

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Biography of T. M. Adair

T. M. Adair, a well known farmer residing thirteen miles east of Delaware in Nowata County, was born in Flint district, now Adair County, on the 2d of September, 1882. His paternal grand-father, Walter Scott Adair, better known as “Red Watt” Adair, was a Cherokee emigrant from Georgia. Adair County was named in his honor, …

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Genealogy of the Cherokee Adair Family

Instructions on how to interpret this information 11 ____ Adair 1112 John Adair. Ga-ho-ga and Jennie Kilgore                   |A47 2 Edward Adair. Elizabeth 111213 Samuel Adair. Margaret Deeson and Edith Pounds 2 Walter Adair. Rachel Thompson.                               |A48 OK 3 Charlotte Adair. Stephen Ray 4 Edward Adair. Martha Ritchie 5 John Adair* 6 James Adair 7 Thomas …

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Biographical Sketch of Timothy M. Adair

(See Grant, Adair, Launders, Downing and Ghigau)-Timothy Meigs, son of Hugh Montgomery and Martha L. (Johnson) Adair was born at Stillwell September 2, 1882. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married at Nowata April 16, 1906. Martha daughter of Thomas Didymas and Joanna (Pitt) Saunders, born at Braggs December 28, 1885. She died Feb. 10, …

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Slave Narrative of Selie Anderson

Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson Person Interviewed: Selie Anderson Location: Holly Grove, Arkansas Age: 78 Occupation: House girl “I was born near Decatur, Alabama and lived there till I was fifteen years old. Course I members hearin’ em talk bout Mars Newt. I named fur my ma’s old mistress—Miss Selie Thompson and Mars Newt Thompson. Pa …

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Massacre at Howard’s Well and Other Depredations – Indian Wars

Closely following the outbreak of the Cherokees and half -breed renegades at Whitemore‘s, Barren Fork, came on attack by a similar party of Indians, half breeds, and Mexicans combined, on a train of supplies, en route to Fort Stockton, at Howard’s Well, near old Fort Lancaster. The facts of this one of the most inhuman massacres …

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