Surname: Klaus

Biographical Sketch of William H. Klaus

(See Sanders and Ward) -William Henry, son of Robert and Polly (Sanders) Klaus, was born on Grand River, opposite the mouth of Horse Creek, on February 28, 1874. Educated in Worcester Academy, Vinita. Married at Vinita November 17, 1895, Charlotte, daughter of Isaac Marshall and Sarah Elizabeth (Nidiffer) Mode, born March 18, 1877, in Delaware District, and educated at Willie Halsell College, Vinita. They are the parents of: Jesse Henry, born Oct. 4, 1896, and Anna Mae Klaus, born September 12, 1905. Mr. and Mrs. Klaus are farmers, near Vinita. Isaac Nidiffer married Lucy Arthur and they were the parents

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