Topic: Cherokee

Biographical Sketch of William P. A. Rogers

(See Downing, Corand, Oolootsa)-William Penn Adair, of Clement Vann and Mary America (Scrimsher) Rogers was born at the Rogers homestead near Oolagah November 4, 1879. Educated at Kemper Military School, Booneville, Missouri. Married at Rogers, Arkansas November 25, 1908 Betty, daughter of and Mrs. J. W. Blake. They are the parents of: William Vann, born October 20, 1911; Mary Amelia, born May 18, 1913 and James Blake Rogers, born July 25, 1915. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Shrine and Elk fraternities. He is a member of two clubs the Lambs and Friars. Commencing in the theatrical profession as

Biographical Sketch of John E. Duncan

(See Grant, Downing, and Duncan)-John Ellis, son of Reverend Walter Adair and Martha (Wilson) Duncan, was born March 26, 1861; educated in the Cherokee Nation. Married January 1, 1890, Susan Elizabeth, daughter of and Catherine (Emory) Carselowry, born July 30, 1873. They are the parents Ellis Crowell, Robert Stewart, Kathleen Nana, Albert Carselowry, Walter Abercrombie, Johnnie May, and Charles D. Duncan. Mr. Duncan was elected Clerk of Tahlequah District in 1893 and was the last elected High Sheriff of the Cherokee Nation.

Biographical Sketch of Richard J. Scott

(See Thompson and Sanders)-Richard John, son of Starling and Jennie (Thompson) Scott, was born at Fort Gibson March 20, 1852; educated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married at Vian July 26, 1893, Susie Florence, daughter of George Wesley and Caroline Elizabeth (Sanders) Choate, born November 21,1872. They are the parents of Caroline Early, born July 12, 1896; Susie J., born August 3, 1899, Arthur Lee, born April 21, 1903; George Sanders, born December 20, 1906; Perry Owen, born May 8, 1909, and Richard John Scott, Jr., born October 26, 1915. Mr. Scott’s Cherokee name is Noxie, and belongs to the

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Jesse A. Barbre

(See Ghigau, Foreman and Adair)-Phoebe Montana, daughter of Thomas Lafayette and Josephine (Pace) Rider, was born December 28, 1885, and educated at the Female Seminary. She married Jesse Albert Barbre, and they are the parents of William Albert Barbre. Mr. Barbre is one of the most prominent contractors and insurance men of the State, his office being at Muskogee. He was the campaign manager for Governor J. B. A. Robertson and helped to pile up the largest majority that had ever been secured for any Governor in the State of Oklahoma.

Biographical Sketch of Connell Rogers

(See Grant, Oolootsa and Duncan) Connell, son of Andrew Lewis and Cherokee America (Morgan) Rogers, born September 19, 1850 in Tennessee. Married February 5, 1878 Florence Nash born August 29, 1848. She died February 21, 1886. They were the parents of: Gertrude Whitman, born July 11, 1879 and Ella Coffin Rogers, born March 13, 1883. Mr. Rogers married June 17, 1891 Kathleen Aurora daughter of Jeter Thompson and Keziat (Moore) Cunningham, born February 17, 1871. Educated in Worcester Academy, Vinita and Female Seminary. They are the parents of Marion Sevier, born July 8, 1892; Lewis Byrne, born December 27,1895 served

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. James M. Pierce

(See Cordery) Nancy Jane, daughter of Albert and Louisa (Cordery) Anderson, was born January 1, 1882; and married August 23, 1896, James Madison Pierce, born December 13, 1877, in Hall County, Georgia. They were the parents of Gertrude: James Clayton and Earl B. Pierce. Mr. Pierce is one of the wealthiest cotton farmers of the Muskogee-Fort Gibson section, owning and operating hundreds of acres of valuable land, and several cotton gins.

Biographical Sketch of Dr. J. H. Gainer

(See Ghigau and Oolootsa)-Cynthia, daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Jennie (Taylor) Pack, married Daniel Harmon and they were the parents of Emma Henrietta, Jennie, Laura, Elizabeth, McGilbra, Benjamin Franklin, and Lena Modesta Harmon. Lena Modesta Harmon was born October 23, 1885, and married Dr. John Harris Games, born April 29, 1870 in Washington County, Arkansas. He graduated from the Memphis Hospital Medical College in 1906, and is at present practicing medicine at Warner, Oklahoma. They are the parents of Daniel Benjamin, born September 26, 1910; Helen Elizabeth, born September 8, 1912 and Dorothy Gaines, born April 28, 1916. Gaines was

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. William J. Schuth

(See Ghigau) Eva Stella, daughter of Franklin Wallace and Catherine (Fetrick) Craig was born January 7, 1883 and educated at Welch. Married at Welch March 28, 1900 William J. son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schuth. They are the parents of: Walter J., born July 1, 1903; William Craig, born September 6, 1910. Elzy Ivan, born June 16, 1917 and Gyneth Wayne Schuth, born July 24, 1920. Mr. and Mrs. Schuth are members of the Christian Church. He is a state highway supervisor. She is a Rebecca and during the war, was President of the Pleasant Valley Red Cross Association

Biographical Sketch of Arabella Southerland

(See England) David England married Susan A. Conner, and were the parents of Arminda England, born November 25, 1831. She married William England, Isaac Scrimsher, and Elias Jenkins. She died December 27, 1879. Her children by her first husband were as follows: Mary Arabella and Abram Meek. Arabella was born September 9, 1857 in the Delaware District; educated in the Cherokee National schools; and married in March 1874 Beatty’s Prairie. Enoch S. Southerland Their children all died in infancy. Her sister, Sophronia, married Zan Main, Lewis Rogers, and Dr. J. A. Nolan. Her half sister Ida J. Jenkins, married John

Biographical Sketch of Thomas P. Hickey

(See Grant and Ghigau)-Lucinda, daughter of John and Margaret (Bean) Gott, was born August 12, 1854. Married Thomas Preston, son of Henry H. and Rachel Jane (Fields) Hickey, burn September 15, 1853. They were the parents of Nannie Belle, Edna Earl, George Henry, Nellie Myrtle, Rachel Cherokee, William Bevelly, John Walter, Richard Carter, and Mary Lucinda Hickey.