Ben F Smallwood, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

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Ben F Smallwood, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

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Son of William Smallwood
Husband of Annie Smallwood
Father of Mary Jane Griggs; Lorinda James; Michael Smallwood and Amelia Frinzell / McMurtrey

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About Ben F Smallwood, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

Ben F. Smallwood succeeded Thomas McKinney, taking the oath of office in October of 1888 and serving until 1890. He was the son of William Smallwood. His grandfather was Elijah Smallwood, a white man from South Carolina, who went to Mississippi and married Mary LeFlore, a sister to Thomas LeFlore. Ben F. Smallwood’s father William Smallwood had studied at Choctaw Academy. He was a member of the Council in 1863. He married Annie Burney, a Chickasaw woman. He lived at Lehigh, Indian Territory and died there December 15, 1891 and is buried there.

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Ben F Smallwood, Chief to the Choctaw Nation's Timeline

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December 24, 1852
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Choctaw, Oklahoma, OK, USA
1891
December 15, 1891
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