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Lieut Redbird Sixkiller
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1807
Death: Oct. 28, 1898

Born in Cherokee Nation. Served in Civil War as Troop Commander (Lieut.)for 3rd Indian Home Guard. His wives include Pamela Whaley, M/o Samuel Sixkiller; Lucas Sixkiller; and Rachel Jane(Knight): Marr. Caroline, M/o John Martin Sixkiller;& Caroline Elizabeth Sixkiller(J.L.Vann): Marr. Nannie Rattling Gourd, M/o Joseph Sixkiller; and married Elizabeth [Foreman] Sixkiller, m/o Elizabeth Sixkiller(Grass). His son, Samuel, served with his father in the Civil War; Sam. was later killed during his duty as a lawman in the 1880's in Indian Territory. Redbird was the son of (Rufus)Sixkiller and (Betsy)Gu-er-tsa Smith. 
 
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 Parents:
  Rufas Sixkiller (1776 - 1856)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Foreman Sixkiller (1825 - 1898)
  Permelia Whaley Sixkiller (1821 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Sixkiller (1842 - 1886)*
  Mary M. Sixkiller Holt (1843 - 1926)*
  Rachel Jane Sixkiller Knight (1848 - 1919)*
  Luke Sixkiller (1851 - 1925)*
  Martin Sixkiller (1856 - 1900)*
  Henry P. Sixkiller (1858 - 1890)*
 
 Siblings:
  Delaware Sixkiller (____ - 1864)*
  Blackhaw Sixkiller (____ - 1875)*
  Cricket Sixkiller (1806 - 1862)*
  Redbird Sixkiller (1807 - 1898)
  Frog Sixkiller (1827 - 1891)*
  Soldier Sixkiller (1830 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sixkiller Cemetery
Locust Grove
Mayes County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Mechling
Record added: Nov 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5935708
Lieut Redbird Sixkiller
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Lieut Redbird Sixkiller
Added by: Darren Woods
 
Lieut Redbird Sixkiller
Added by: Darren Woods
 
 
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~forever in our hearts~
- Christy and Chad Craft
 Added: Apr. 2, 2016
Thank you for your service. / The Indian Home Guard were volunteer infantry regiments recruited from the Five Civilized Tribes of Indian Territory to support the Union during the American Civil War.The leaders of all of the Five Civilized Tribes signed tr...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
A survivor of the 1872 so-called "Going Snake" massacre in Indian Territory. [Medal is the Civil War Campaign medal; first authorized in 1905 for the fortieth anniversary of the Civil War's conclusion. The blue and gray ribbon denotes the respective unif...(Read more)
- Wes T.
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
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