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Indian Pioneer Papers - Index

Indian Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma
Name of burial ground: Old Burial Ground [Perryman]
Present owners:
No. of graves:
No. of marked graves:
Condition of stones:
Condition of premises:
Location: South Utica Ave., Tulsa, OK, one block south of 31st Street
Field Worker: Wm. T. Holland

(Burial Ground Form Works Progress Administration Indian-Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma)
Vol. 56, pg 403

This Indian burial ground is located at South Utica Ave., Tulsa, [OK] one block south of 31st Street.  This is principally used by the Perryman and Beaver families, Creek Indians.  As is well known, the Perryman family was very prominent in the affairs of the Creek Indians and in public affairs in general.

Below are the names of various ones buried here and the dates of birth and death:

John H. Perryman (child), b. Sept 9, 1872, d. Aug 1, 1883
George B. Perryman, b. Apr 17, 1848, d. Apr 21, 1899
J. G. Perryman, b. apr 24, 1840, d. Mar 8, 1889
     Rachael Perryman is also buried here but doesn't have a separate marker.
     Rachael was the wife of George B. Perryman.
Legus Perryman, Chief of the Creek Nation is buried at this place all tho his grave isn't marked, but location of it is known by Dave Beaver, whose family is buried at this burial ground.
Porter Perryman, last elected Chief of the Creeks is buried here. <?>

Submitted to OKGenWebyby Sharron Ashton <Ashtonbooks@aol.com> 04-1999. 
Also see Perryman Clearing House