Isaac Folsom, Col, CSA, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

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About Isaac Folsom, Col, CSA, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

Rev. Israel Folsom was born on 1 May 1802 in Mississippi. He died on 24 Apr 1870 in Perryville, OK. He was buried in Old Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation. He was a Presbyterian Minister. He was a Cumberland Presbyterian preacher. He appeared on the census in 1831 in Sukenatakpa, Nosholi-Tubbi, MS with 8 in his family. He resided in 1835 in Blue Co., Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (I.T.). It is said that he was a handsome man, standing over six feet tall and muscled accordingly, a type of man found in those days among the Choctaws, especially those of white extraction. He was a leader of his Nation, and a delegate several times for his people in Washington. he was also President of the Grand Council of the Sixth Confederate Indian Nation in 1864, which communicated with President Jefferson Davis and pledged their loyalty to the "Stars and Bars." -------------------- Concerning Nathaniel Folsom's children, many of their birthdates are not known or are only guesses. It is not really known the order in which they were born, nor the mother to whom they were born. We know that I-Ah-Ne-Cha had 1 girl and 7 boys and that I-Ne-Chi-Hoyo had 10 boys and 7 girls.

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Isaac Folsom, Col, CSA, Chief to the Choctaw Nation's Timeline

1802
May 1, 1802
Mississippi
1820
1820
Age 17
MS, USA
1825
1825
Age 22
1830
1830
Age 27
1870
April 24, 1870
Age 67
Perryville, OK, USA
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Old Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation