Surname: Stoke

General Henry Leavenworth

Peace Attempts with Western Prairie Indians, 1833

What was known as the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek was entered into in Mississippi with the Choctaw Indians September 27, 1830; 1Kappler, op. cit., vol. ii, 221. pursuant to the terms of the treaty, in 1832 the movement of the Choctaw to their new home between the Canadian and Red rivers was under way but they were in danger from incursions of the Comanche and Pani Picts 2Called by early French traders Pani Pique tattooed Pawnee, and known to the Kiowa and Comanche by names meaning Tattooed Faces. [U.S. Bureau of Ethnology, Handbook of American Indians, part ii, 947.]

Biographical Sketch of U. S. G. Stoke

Stoke, U. S. G.; mfr.; born, Tyrone, Pa., May 9, 1865; son of William and Margaret Wentz Stoke; public school and business college education; married, Cleveland, Dec. 29, 1887, Rose M. Lange; began as mill foreman for Woods-Jenks Lumber Co.; mill foreman W. I. Lindsay; mill foreman Mills-Carleton Co., mill No. 2; 1902, formed stock company as the Lindsay Fence Co.; first as vice pres. and treas.; now pres. and treas.; member Chamber of Commerce, Builders’ Exchange, and National Union.