(See Oolootsa)-Martha Lucretia Scrimsher was born December 9, and married January 27, 1869, Frederick William Gulager, who was born March 14, 1844, in Washington, District of Columbia. They are the parents of William Martin Christian; Mary Elizabeth; Henry Gunter and John Delaney Gulager. Mary Elizabeth Gulager was born April 27, 1880, and graduated from the Cherokee National Female Seminary May 25, 1900.
(See Oolootsa)-Martha Lucretia, daughter of Martin Mathew and born December 9, 1845. Educated in the Cherokee Nation. Married January 27, 1869, Frederick William Gulager, born March 14, 1844 in Washington, District of Columbia. They are the parents of William Martin, Christian, Mary Elizabeth, Henry Gunter, and John Delancy Gulager. Mary Elizabeth Gulager was born April 27, 1880 and graduated from the Female Seminary May 25, 1900.
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