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Joel Bryan Mayes
Birth: Sep. 8, 1833, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1891, USA

Born in Bates Co.,Georgia; Graduate,Cherokee Male Seminary; Civil War service, CSA, Quartermaster, lst Indian Brigade, then Captain of Cherokee Mounted Volunteers. Judge, North Circuit Ct.,Cherokee Nation. Later elected Supreme Court Justice, Cherokee Nation. Elected 1887 as Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation, despite strong opposition from other Cherokee factions. Served until his death in 1891. Husb. of Martha J.Candy; marr(2) Martha M.McNair; marr(3) Mary Delilah Vann. Son of Samuel Mayes, Sr. & Nancy Adair of the Cherokee Nation. 
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  Martha J. Candy Mayes (____ - 1857)*
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Tahlequah Cemetery
Cherokee County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Jan 28, 2001
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