Surname: Tell

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. W. W. Tell

(See Adair and Ghigau)-William Warren, son of Charles W. and Jennie E. Tell, was born April 1, 1860, in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada. Married June 1, 1899, Sarah Emily, daughter of Richard and Susannah Deborah (Goss) Welch, born February 25, 1874, educated at the Orphan Asylum. They are the parents of: Alice Carey, born March 10, 1901; Benjamin Goss, born May 17, 1904; Ruth Marguerite, born November 3, 1906; Daisy Oklahoma, born January 17, 1909, and Wilson Owen Tell born October 7, 1915. Mrs. Tells Cherokee name is Cha-ka-wa. She is a member of the Baptist Church. Without

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