Indian Pioneer Papers - Index
Indian Pioneer History
Project for Oklahoma
LDS Microfiche #6016976
Volume 111 - Cemeteries
Date: August 16th, 1937
Burial ground: Toney Burial Ground
Founded: before civil war
Abandoned: yet used by the Toney's
Present owner: Loan Company
Address: not known
Original owner: Katy TONEY
Number of graves: 25; marked graves: 10;
Condition: cared for
Legal location: McIntosh County - SW SW SW, Section 9, T 10N, R 18E
Field Workers: James S. Buchanan and Carl R. Sherwood
Toney Burial Ground
The Toney burial ground is a very old grave yard and is the family cemetery of
the Toney's, one of the oldest full-blood Cherokee families in that part of the
Old Cherokee Nation.
This burial ground was established by the
Toney's near the
time of the Civil War, the exact date not known. The daughter of Teesey GUESS,
Sallie, who married William FIELDS, whose name was Tu-noo-ie, to the Cherokees,
is buried in this place.
It is located on the allotment of Katy
Toney, one mile
east of Texanna.
Sallie, Tu-Noo-Wee, born Oct 1819 died Dec 3,
Note: Sallie Tu-Noo-Wee was the daughter of Teesey GUESS, and the
grand-daughter of Sequoyah.
Levi TONEY born Sept 10, 1861 died Dec 4, 1918
Betty TONEY born Jan 5, 1868 died Nov 8, 1886
Allice, daughter of W.F. and N. ROBERTS born Oct 4, 1882 died Sept 28, 1886
Submitted to OKGenWeb by Gay Wall.