Henry, son of Jacob and Rachel (Foreman) Weinberger, was born in the Cherokee Nation, June 12, 189 5 and his sister, Susan Frances, was born October 10, 1900. They live near Big Cabin. Henry enlisted May 25, 1918, was a first class private in the Medical Department and is entitled to wear a bronze victory medal. He was discharged July 8, 1919. Their mother died December 20. 1912 and their father died November 8, 1913. Catherine Nellie Weinberger, born September 22, 1893, is residing near Eldorado, Kansas. Rebecca Josephine Weinberger, born March 31, 1897, died July 18, 1899.
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