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

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Birthplace: Mississippi
Death: Died in Perryville, OK, USA
Place of Burial: Old Boggy Depot, Choctaw Nation
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Folsom, Sr. and Ahnichi ohoyo of Okla Tannap, Younger sister
Husband of Susan Folsom
Father of Sampson Folsom, Colonel, CSA
Brother of David Folsom, Col. , Chief to the Choctaw Nation; Lucretia (Lucy) Wall; Capt. Jeremiah "Jerry" Folsom; Polly Folsom; Shame Folsom and 17 others
Half brother of Rebecca Krebs and Molly Folsom

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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."

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

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