Surname: Springston

Genealogy of the Cherokee Springston Family

Instructions on how to interpret this information 11 Nancy.   William Springston 1112 Ruth Springston. John Foreman and George Wilson 111213 Johnson Foreman. Elizabeth B. Mann 2 William Wilson. Malinda Chisholm nee Wharton, Mary Thornton nee Sanders and Eliza Hyles nee OK 3 Mary Wilson. James Audrain 4 Elizabeth Wilson. Austin Copeland, Thomas C. Thomas and Gilbert Holcomb 5 Archibald M. Wilson. Delilah Starr nee Johnson and Rebecca McNair Wilson nee Riley 6 Rebecca Wilson. ______Wilharm, Samuel McKinney and Andrew McKinney 7 Alexander Drumgool Wilson. Rebecca McNair Riley 8 George W. Wilson. Carmalita_____ and Elsie Davis 9 Ruth Wilson. Walter Copeland,

Biographical Sketch of John L. Springston

(See Foreman) Anderson Springston was born October 13, 1814, and married Sallie Elliott. He died March 15, 1866, and Mrs. Sallie Elliott died in December 1876. Their son John Leah Springston was born October 13, 1844, he served in Company 1, Third Indian Home Guard during the Civil War. He married March 8, 1885 Alice Carey Springston nee Gray, who was born December 31, 1861 in Georgia. Their son William Boudinot Springston was born October 28, 1886 in Tahlequah; was educated in the National schools of the Cherokee Nation. He married at Fort Smith, Arkansas, December 25, 1915, Lula, daughter

Biography of John L. Springston

John L. Springston is the son of Anderson Springston, half-breed, and Sallie Elliot, daughter of Jack Elliot, a white man, who married a quarter Cherokee. Anderson Springston was born in Tennessee, and after coming to this nation practiced law in the Delaware and Tahlequah districts. John L., the subject of this sketch, was born October 1845, and educated at the public schools, Delaware district. About the time he was ready to enter the Upper Alton Academy, the war broke out, and he joined the Indian Home Guards, Third Regiment, Company I, under Col. M. A. Phillips, Federal army. He entered