Amy Mahayia McCurtain

Amy Mahayia McCurtain

Birth
Death 10 Oct 1872 (aged 65–66)
Burial Kinta, Haskell County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 20363945 · View Source
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Age 66 years.

From her stone:

Born in Miss. Married Choctaw Chief Cornelius McCurtain and came over Trail of Tears. Mother of 6 and 3 were Chiefs. Jack, Edmond and Green McCurtain. Recorded in archives of Okla. Hist. Soc. and referred to as "McCurtain Dynasty". For they led their people for over 50 years.

Mahayia (On and On) was the granddaughter of the historical and beautiful Indian Maiden Sho-Ma-Ka, of the extinct Sha-Chi-Homas Indian Tribe. Sho-Ma-Ka's life is one of the most colorful stories in the annals of the five civilized tribes. This is recorded in the National Archives.

Donated by Grandson of Green McCurtain
George W. and Sara Scott
Kinta, Oklahoma



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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 8 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20363945
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amy Mahayia McCurtain (1806–10 Oct 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20363945, citing San Bois Cemetery, Kinta, Haskell County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .