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Stephen P. Hildebrand
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Birth: 1816
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1867
Delaware County
Oklahoma, USA

From The Cherokee Tracer vol. 5 #4 Fall 1995 page 110
He is on a list of Cherokees Certificates & presented by Gov. Bytler for a years subsistence--which on comparing with the payments made by the Disbursing
Agents, are found to stand as follows--viz.
#14 S. P. Hildebrand-no certificate 3 in family [Stephen, wife Mary Potts and oldest dauthter Susan born abt 1843 or 3rd person may have been a slave when they moved west in 1838. This was a late payment] Paid $75.00 Amount due $24.99
Treasury Department
2nd Auditors Office
June 1844

Transcribed from National Archives Microfilm Publications: Microcopy No. 574, Roll 32- Special Files of The Office of Indian Affairs 1807-1904. File 154.
Abstract payments made by Crittenden. From The Cherokee Tracer, Vol 1, #4, Fall 1991, page 109.
Year and quarter
1838-4th quarter
Stephen P. Hilderbrand, 3 in family $60.00 Transportation no subsistence
[Do not think that oldest daughter was born yet in 1838 so other person may have been a slave.] They are listed next to Reese T, Mitchell who married Rachel Hildebrand sister of Stephen and it is very possible that they came west together in a small wagon train. It is also possible that Josh Patrick who married Eliza Hildebrand may have also traveled west with them along with other Hildebrand family members.
Stephen P. Hildebrand first married Mary Potts and had two daughters. She died abt.1848 and then he married Mary Beck. He and his second wife had two daughters also. Julia Ann Hildebrand and Susan Cherokee Hildebrand. He went west to Indian Territory now OK with first wife and his sisters and their families in 1839.
He married 2nd in 1851 and moved to Flint Creek and built a Flour mill with Jeremiah Clinton Towers who was married to his wife's aunt Elizabeth Buffington Towers. He did not serve in the Union Army in the Civil War. He stayed on the creek and ran his mill. He died there in 1867 and is probably buried there. There are few grave markers on the Beck-Hildebrand Cem at the Mill. 
Family links: 
  Michael Hildebrand (1781 - 1863)
  Nancy Martin Hildebrand (1778 - 1837)
  Mary Beck Kesterson (1820 - 1872)*
  Margaret Catron (1811 - 1882)*
  Stephen P. Hildebrand (1816 - 1867)
*Calculated relationship
Joseph Beck Family Cemetery
Delaware County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Willora Glee Krapf
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73099456
Stephen P. Hildebrand
Added by: Willora Glee Krapf
Stephen P. Hildebrand
Added by: Willora Glee Krapf
Stephen P. Hildebrand
Added by: Willora Glee Krapf
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- DMLeForce
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013
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- Goddess
 Added: Aug. 31, 2011

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