Arthur O. Phelps was in 1900 census located in Oklahoma Cherokee Territory. I am his grandson. I was told he was 1/2 Cherokee. He went on to become a Principal at a grade school in Altamont, KS.
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My third great grandmother had a sister named Wilmith Mahala Fields who married Jacob Foster and it has been said that Wilmith was removed from the Cherokee’s because of this marriage. I had alway heard growing up that there was Indian blood in our family. If Wilmith was a Cheokee indian, it is probable that