Surname: Sandifer

Biographical Sketch of Bert E. Sandifer

(See Sanders) -Celia Margaret Walkley born March 29, 1882 married November 30, 1902 Bert E. Sandifer, born Sept. 1, 1881. They are the parents of: William Franklin, born September 17, 1903; Robert Lee, born January 23, 1905; Owen Haskell born August 18, 1907; Alice Catherine born November 11, 1912 and Margaret Elizabeth Sandifer born August 31, 1914. James Chambers, born June 11, 1831 married April 12, 1851 Catherine Hendricks born May 3, 1829. He was elected to Council front Cooweescoowee District August 1, 1887. He died December 16, 1897. Mrs. Catherine Chambers died Feb. 8, 1912. Their daughter Alice Jane

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