Peter Folsom, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

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Peter Folsom, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

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Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Death: Died in Skullyville, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Folsom; Yokahti, Choctaw and Unknown Choctaw Folsom
Husband of Elizabeth Folsom and Ellen Mckey
Father of William Folsom; Allen Folsom; Peter Folsom, Jr.; Susan Frances Folsom; Sophia Folsom and 2 others
Brother of Jeremiah Folsom; Unknown Robinson; Watt Folsom; Nathaniel Folsom; George Folsom and 2 others
Half brother of "Watt" Edward Washington Folsom; George Folsom; Abigail Viser; David Folsom; Margaret "Peggy" Garland (Folsom) and 2 others

Occupation: Baptist minister
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Peter Folsom, Chief to the Choctaw Nation

In 1846, Peter Folsom was elected chief of Mosholatubbee District for four years. He was a student of Choctaw Academy in Kentucky, son of Col. David Folsom. He is often listed as being the son of Edmund and Yokahti, but this is incorrect. "History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Natchez Indians" By Horatio Bardwell Cushman says concerning his death that his brother Judge Loring Folsom was now the only living son of David and Rhoda Nail Folsom.

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Peter Folsom, Chief to the Choctaw Nation's Timeline

1812
1812
Mississippi, United States
1830
1830
Age 18
1845
1845
Age 33
1848
January 1848
Age 36
1850
1850
Age 38
1852
1852
Age 40
Richmond County, New York, United States
1862
1862
Age 50
Skulleyville, Choctaw Nation
1885
April 9, 1885
Age 73
Skullyville, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, United States
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