Elizabeth Hunt <I>Gunter</I> Schrimsher

Elizabeth Hunt Gunter Schrimsher

Birth
Marshall County, Alabama, USA
Death 14 Feb 1877 (aged 72)
Verdigris, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 8753818 · View Source
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Elizabeth Hunt Gunter (Cherokee) was born at Gunter's Landing, AL, the daughter of John Gunter II, son of John Gunter & Amy Tillotson, and Catherine Risingfawn, daughter of Gi-go-ne-li; she had the following siblings: Samuel, Aky, Martha J., Edward, John III, and Catherine Gunter.

She married on 22 Sep 1831, Martin Matthew Schrimsher, son of James Schrimsher, who was born in 1806 in Blount Co., TN, and died in 1865.

Their children include: Susan J. Schrimsher Adkisson, John Gunter Schrimsher, Elizabeth Alabama Schrimsher Adair Bushyhead, Sara Catherine Schrimsher; Mary America Schrimsher Rogers (mother of Will Rogers),and Martha Lucretia Schrimsher Gulager (grandmother of actor Clu Gulager).

She is listed on the 1851 Drennan Roll: Tahlequah, 374 as Elizabeth Schrimsher; burial: Feb. 18, 1877; Clan: Red Paint Clan (Gi-go-ne-li). She died in the Cooweescoowee Dist., Cherokee Nation, IT.



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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Hunt Gunter Schrimsher (Sep 1804–14 Feb 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8753818, citing Gulager Family Cemetery, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .