Charles Edward STEWART Immigrated from Ireland 1800/1860. Married Cherokee woman that had been on the "Trail of Tears" relocation probably as a young teenager. Name unknown. Had two or more sons, Charles Edward Jr. (my gfather), other name(s) unknown.
Charles Edward Jr. married Della Ann BROOKS from TX, around 1885/90. They had 8 children and farmed 14 miles west and 2 miles south of Walters, Cotton County, OK, until 1924. Charles and Della are buried in the Walters Cemetery. My father, the youngest of the eight. said that his dad and brother must have received such good farmland because they were half Cherokee. He also mentioned other uncles but no names. His siblings were James D., Charles E., E. V. (Bud), L.Z. (Babe) Oma Y., Monta M., Emma A. and my dad, Ona L., Except for Babe who worked in the oil fields in the Texas/Oklahoma area, the rest moved to California and most worked in the Bakersfield/southern California area.