Re: William Pitchlynn Okla IT
WILLIAM BOYKIN PITCHLYNN, Choctaw, born June 29, 1823 to JOSEPH C. PITCHLYNN.
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WILLIAM attended the Choctaw Academy in 1838 - 1840.
HE was married four times.
First wife was RHODA BURNEY. Chicldren by this wife were:
1JOSEPH B. PITCHLYNN
2LOUISA PITCHLYNN, born July 12, 1847, died April 17, 1919, married to ROBERT VAN CROWDER and SAMPSON WILLIAM.
Second wife of William was ALICE. Their children were:
Third wife was EMMA MC LISH. Their children were:
7MELVINA PITCHLYNN, born Jan. 3, 1869, died June 9, 1937, married FRITZ SITTEL and PRESTON S. LESTER.
9JOSEPHINE PITCHLYNN, msrried JOHN W. JAMES, and 2nd to ANDREW.
Fourth wife was HANNAH KREIGER or HANNAH SWITZER. Their children were:
10WILLIAM BOYKIN PITCHLYNN, born October 1882, died March 30, 1927, maarried MINNIE WILSON
11PRICILLA PITCHLYNN, born Jan. 10, 1884, died Nov. 15, 1969, married SAMUEL W. LOWERY
12IDA PITCHLYNN, born April 26, 1886, died Feb. 19, 1965, married ALEX SORRELS
13LEONA PITCHLYNN, born April 19, 1889, died April 28, 1981, married ANDREW B. ALLEN
Sources of this info:
WHO WAS WHO AMONG THE SOUTHERN INDIAN 1698 - 1907, by Martini
Choctaw Dawes Cards 1459, 4597
CHOCTAW ACADEMY, pages 97 - 104