Surname: Cansdel

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Arthur E. Cansdel

(See Ghigau and Rogers)-Sarah, daughter of George Washington and Rachel (Rogers) Walker, born April 13, 1858. Married March 13, 1873,: William Martin, born June 17, 1830, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Their daughter, Armanda Nelia, was born August 28, 1882 She was educated in the Cherokee public schools, married at Nowata, 1899, Daniel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Anderson. They were the parents of: Nevin Thomas, Stanley Quay, and Lucille Dannie Anderson. Mrs. Anderson’s second husband is Arthur Ellsmere Cansdell. They are the parents of: Gay Marguerite and Jewell Cansdell.

1830 Map of Cherokee Territory in Georgia

Biographies of the Cherokee Indians

Whatever may be their origins in antiquity, the Cherokees are generally thought to be a Southeastern tribe, with roots in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, among other states, though many Cherokees are identified today with Oklahoma, to which they had been forcibly removed by treaty in the 1830s, or with the lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokees in western North Carolina. The largest of the so-called Five Civilized Tribes, which also included Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks, and Seminoles, the Cherokees were the first tribe to have a written language, and by 1820 they had even adopted a form of government