|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1845|
|Death: ||Jul. 11, 1945|
Obit, Cherokee County Democrat Star, 7/19/1945
Mrs. Margaret Chair Dies
Mrs. Margaret Chair, one hundred year old resident of the Briggs Community, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lydia Speaker on Wednesday, July 11th.
Mrs. Chair was born on March 5, 1845 in the Flint District, which is now known as Adair County, in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory. She has been a member of the Baptist Church since a young girl and has lived in this section of the country all of her entire life. She was a charter member of the Indian Baptist Church in the Briggs community. She has been in failing health for sometime.
Her husband and five children preceded her in death. She is survived by one son, James Chair, Pastor of the Indian church; one daughter, Mrs. Lydia Speaker, fifteen grand children, thirty five great grand children and several great-great grand children.
Rev. J.A. Hogg of the First Baptist Church officiated at the funeral which was held in the Indian Baptist Church at Briggs, with Rev Acore of Stilwell and Rev. Justus, pastor of the Indian Baptist Church of Tahlequah assisting. Burial was on Saturday, July 14, at 2:30 P.M. in the Briggs cemetery under the direction of Reed-culver Funeral home.
Lydia Speaker (1898 - 1983)*
Note: Recorded in "Our People and Where They Rest" Vol 10
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