Surname: Mayturn

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

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Walter Mayturn

(See Gosaduesga)–Minnie Eveline daughter of Charles A. and Minerva (Nelms) Roberson, was born Monday September 22, 1884. Educated in the Cherokee Public Schools. Married at Chelsea Oct. 15, 1901 Walter M., son of John and Esther Mayturn, born Nov. 7, 1874 in Iowa. They are the parents of Amos, born August 28, 1902; Minerva C., born October 28, 1904; Zona Belle, born October 1, 1906; Florence, born Sept. 1, 1909; Glenn, born Feb. 19 1913 and Alto, born June 8, 1915. Mr. Mayturn who is a progressive farmer near Bushyhead, is a member of the Woodmen of the World and