Cherokee County

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Cherokee County
County Seat - Tahlequah
Capital of the Cherokee Nation
 

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Sellers Mission Cemetery

Picture by: Danna Mullens Reese
7/19/2009

This cemetery is on the Qualls Road between S. Burnt Cabin Road and W. Stone Chapel Road off highway 82 going to Tenkiller.
Cannot give the exact mileage marker at this time.  The Mission has a Church as well. Also, on the same road is the White Oak Cemetery.

Following information was furnished by:  Linda Peck

Buster Robert Risenhoover b. 09 Apr 1889  d.1 Oct 1940;
E. R. Risenhoover  b. 12 Feb 1925 d. 11 Feb 1927;
Maggie Carr b. 30 July1919 d. 22 Aug. 1922. 

Also, there might be Grover Bishop,(1894-1980) a quite colorful gentlemen of Cherokee Co.  He was the depty/sherriff back in the 1903"s and reputed to be very effective lawman bringing in outlaws. Reportedly killed more outlaws than Wyatt Earp.  There are several stories(whether true or not) and books regarding him.  Beside him is his wife, Carrie,  and a woman who lived with Bishop taking care of him and his wife for several years.
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This page last modified:04/29/10
 

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