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William Allie Arledge

Birthplace: twin; [cem records say 1848] Oneco Township, Stephenson Co. IL (twin)
Death: October 16, 1899 (54)
[cem records say 1895] Catoosa, Rogers Co, Indian Territory, OK; Bur. Denbo Cem.) [flu epidemic] (Victim of the flu epidemic in 1894-5)
Immediate Family:

Son of William G. Arledge and Emeline Humphries
Husband of Ada ??? and Sarah Arledge
Father of Margaret [Maggie] Remington; James Samuel Arledge; Albert H. Arledge; Ada Arledge; Ida Arledge and 3 others
Brother of David Patterson Arledge; Samantha Jane Arledge and James Albert Arledge

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About William Allie Arledge

Please see document attached as a photo image: from Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Marriage, Citizenship and Census Records, 1841-1927 on Ancestry.com. First, a list of ten citizens petition the clerk of the District Court in the Cherokee Nation to permit William Arledge, a "citizen of the United States," to marry Sarah Simpson, a Cherokee citizen, vouching that he is of good moral character. Marriage liense duly granted by J.M. Ross, Clerk of the Saline District of the Cherokee Nation, and wedding performed by J.B. Mayes, Judge on 31 January 1878.

Please see http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/v006/v006p299.html for the changing laws regarding the intermarriage of white and Cherokee citizens.

Sarah Arledge is found in census records of Indian Territory, along with her children:

1883, Cooweescoowe District, 1883, Citizens of Cherokee Nation by right of Cherokee blood

2159 Sarah Arledge 28 2160 Ada Arledge 5 2161 Maggie Arledge 2

"Pay Roll by right of Cherokee Blood, Cooweescoowee District":

Arledge, Sahna (corrected as Sarah, sort of) 30 Ada 7 Maggie 5 John A. 2.5 James S. 3 months

1890, Cooweescoowee District of Cherokee Nation:

  • William Arledge a (adopted) White, 44 m Farmer; yes can read, yes can write, yes married; 2 dwellings 3 other structures 1 farm 75 acres enclosed 40 acres in cultivation $800 value of improvements 450 bushels of corn 20 bushels of Irish potatoes 5 bushels of sweet potatoes 600 fruit trees 57 hogs 23 cattle 8 horses 150 domestic fowls 3 plows 1 machinery plow; 1 farm wagon, one clock, 1 newspaper, 1 sewing machine, 2 bee stands
  • Sarah Arledge 36 native; yes can read, yes can write, yes married
  • Ada Arledge 11 native
  • Maggie 8 native
  • John S. 6 native

Cherokees by Blood, 1893, Cooweescoowee District:

  • Sarah Arledge 40
  • Ada 14
  • Maggie 11
  • John 9
  • Maud 2
  • Clarie 2 days
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William Allie Arledge's Timeline

December 18, 1844
twin; [cem records say 1848] Oneco Township, Stephenson Co. IL (twin)
December 2, 1878
Catoosa, Cherokee Nation, OK.; enrolled member of Cherokee Tribe
January 10, 1880
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK
September 14, 1881
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK [registered with the Cherokee Tribe]
October 31, 1883
Cooweescoowee District, Indian Territory, OK.; enrolled member of Cherokee Tribe; HOH 1920 Howell Co, Missouri; HOH 1930 Grant Co, LA with children John and Mamie--whre are other children? Farmer
April 5, 1886
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK
November 14, 1887
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK
February 13, 1891
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK
June 15, 1893
Catoosa, Indian Territory, OK