Surname: Walkabout

Biographical Sketch of Joseph Walkabout

Joseph, son of Jennie (Hendricks) Walkabout was born near Tahlequah in 1880 and educated in that city. He married in Tahlequah in 1904 Mary Cordery, and they are the parents of: Jennie, Eliza and Josephine Walkabout. Mr. Walkabout is a splendid representative citizen, has been Deputy Sheriff of Cherokee County.  

Biographical Sketch of John Walkabout

(See Conrad and Cordery)-John, son of Henry and Jennie (Hendricks) Walkabout was born October 11, 1887,. Married Jeanette Cordery, born August 6, 1889. They are the parents of: Johnnie, born August 4, 1910; Levi, born October 29, 1912, and Quinton R., born July 24, 1918. John Walkabout is the clerk of School District No. 32 of Cherokee County.

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