John W BLAIR David Colbert MERRYMAN Walter Green MERRYMAN Gipson VAN MERRYMAN Abraham Abel H MERRYMAN Mary J F MERRYMAN William Henry MERRYMAN Lavena MERRYMAN Leo Earl MERRYMAN Baby Boy MERRYMAN Mary BREVARD Mini tree diagram
Cordelia Ellen BLAIR

Cordelia Ellen BLAIR1,2,4

20th Aug 18581,2,3,4 - 1st Mar 19062,1,4

Life History

20th Aug 1858

Born in Illinois.1,2,3,4

about 1874

Married David Colbert MERRYMAN in Arkansas.1,3

29th Sep 1876

Birth of son Walter Green MERRYMAN in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.5,6,4,7,2,8

6th Jan 1878

Birth of son Gipson VAN MERRYMAN in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.9

28th Aug 1883

Birth of son Abraham Abel H MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.1,9,10,11,4

Feb 1886

Birth of daughter Mary J F MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.1,4

15th Apr 1888

Birth of son William Henry MERRYMAN in Spiro, Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.1,12,4,13

about 1889

Birth of daughter Lavena MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory

before 1891

Death of daughter Lavena MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.3

29th Mar 1891

Birth of son Leo Earl MERRYMAN in Kully Chaha, Sugar Loaf, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.14,12,15,1,4,2,14

1894

Birth of son Baby Boy MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory

1895

Death of son Baby Boy MERRYMAN in Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.3

21st Jun 1904

Death of son Walter Green MERRYMAN in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.5,5,2

1st Mar 1906

Died in Bengal, Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory.2,1,4

after 1st Mar 1906

Buried in Peachland Cemetery, Bengal, Latimer County, Oklahoma.2

Notes

  • U.S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes,1898-1914
    1899, Sugar Loaf County, Choctaw Nation, P O Bengal, Card (Field)#2879
    1 Dawes' Roll #8455, Merryman, 49 (in 1899) David C, Age 46 Male,Birth Abt 1850, 1/8, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #14560;  Fath W P MerrymanDead Non Citz, Moth Annie Merryman Dead Skullyville
    2 Dawes' Roll #W.915 Merryman, Cordelia E, 45 [sic] (in 1899) Wife,Age 38 [sic], Female, Birth Abt 1858, Intermarried White, 1896 SugarLoaf Co #14806;  Fath John W Blair Dead Non Citz, Moth Mary Revard1896 Non-Citz
    3 Dawes' Roll #8456, Merryman, Abraham, 18 (in 1899) Son Age 15, MBirth Abt 1881, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8519, Fath #1, Moth #2
    4 Dawes' Roll #8457, Merryman, Mary J F, 16 (in 1899) Dau Age 13, FBirth Abt 1883, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8520, Fath #1, Moth #2
    5 Dawes' Roll #8458, Merryman, William H, 14 (in 1899) Son Age 11, FBirth Abt 1885, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8521, Fath No 1, Moth No 2
    6 Dawes' Roll #8459, Merryman, Leo E, 11 (in 1899) Dau [sic; Son] Age8, F [sic; Male] Birth Abt 1891, 1/16, 1896 Sugar Loaf Co #8522, FathNo 1, Moth No 2
    7 W.1314, Merryman, Ora, 16 [in 1899] Wife of No 3, Age 16, F IW BirthAbt 1883; [no prior registration] Fath John Graham Non Citz, MothOrminda Graham Non Citz
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    Notes:
    Record as to enrollment of No 7 forwarded Department, Mar 14, 1906;Record returned.  See opinion of Assistant Attiorney General of March15, 1906 in case of Omer R Nicholson
    No 2 on 1896 roll as Cordelia Merryman
    No 4 on 1896 roll as Mary
    No 5 on 1896 roll as Wm H
    No 3 is now the husband of Ora Merryman on Choctaw card #S807 Sept 24,1902
    On Aug 10, 1902 No 7 was married to No 3
    No 7 originally listed for enrollment on Choctaw Card D807 sept 24,1902:  transferred to this card Feb 1, 1905.  See decision of Jan 16,1905
    For child of Nos 3 & 7, see NB (Mar 3-05) Card #137
    For child of Nos 4, see NB (Mar 3-05) Card #589
    Enrollment of No 2 hereon approved by the Sec of the interior Aug 3,1904
    Enrollment of Nos 1,3,4,5,6 hereon approved by the Sec of the interiorJan 17, 1903
    Enrollment of No 7 hereon approved by the Sec of the interior Mar 14,1905
    No 7 P O LeFlore, IT
    Date of application for enrollment 6/19/99 #1 to 6

    1900 Federal Census, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, 7 June,Township 4, District 94, Page 16B, House/Family #4
    Merryman, David C  Head Indian Male Feb 1853 47  Married 26 years  IndTerr Tenn Miss Farmer Owns Farm
    Merryman, Cordellia Wife W F Aug 1858  41  Married 26 years  4children/2 living IL IL IL
    Merryman, Abel Son Ind M Aug 1883  16 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrIllinois Farm Laborer
    Merryman, Mary Dau Ind F Sept 1886  14  Single Ind Terr Ind TerrIllinois
    Merryman, Henry Son Ind M Nov 1888  12 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrIllinois Farm Laborer
    Merryman, Leo Son Ind M Nov 1891  9 Single Ind Terr Ind Terr Illinois
    Merryman, Izora Niece [granddaughter?] Ind F Jan 1900 4mos Single IndTerr Ind Terr Texas

    David and Cordelia's son Walter Green Merryman is living next doorwith his family.  IN their household the last child is Walter's4-month-old daughter, though she is reproetd as their niece.  Izora'smother Lula Poteet Merryman died in childbirth on 18 January 1900.Walter's wife in this census is Mary Millus Anderws Lewis, widowedtwice.  Walter and Mary married on 25 February 1900 in Talihina,Choctaw Nation, later Le Flore Coutny, Okalhoma.

    1900 Federal Census, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, 7 June,Twonahip 4, District 94, Page 16B, House/Family #5
    Merryman, Walter G  Head Indian Male Sept 1874 25  Married 6 years  MOTN TN Farmer  Rents Farm
    Merryman, Mary Wife Ind [should be White] F Sept 1873  46  Married 6years  4 children/2 living Ind Terr Ind Terr Illinois
    Merryman, John Son Ind M Aug 1894 5 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrMissouri/Texas
    Merryman, Zado Dau Ind F Oct 1897  2 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrMissouri/Texas
    Andrews, Perry Step-son W M Nov 1891  8 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrMissouri
    Lewis, Jesse Step-son W M Nov 1897  2 Single Ind Terr Ind TerrMissouri

    Cordelia E. Merryman
    Birth Aug. 20, 1858
    Death Mar. 1, 1906
    Burial Peachland Cemetery, Bengal, Latimer County, Oklahoma
    Created by MillieBelle Aug 18, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #40807968,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Merryman&GSiman=1&GScid=99214&GRid=40807968&

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