The Baker Family's Genealogy Pages
The Seminole Heritage
In 1860, of father, Chofege, also known as, Eco Feke and mother, Holochete, both of " K " tribal town in the Seminole Nation, a son was born.
He was called KN Kinkehee, later to be called Kinkehee Nathan Baker, Seminole Roll #1549.
KN Kinkehee was respected and liked by the members of his tribe. He was a Band Chief and a Councilman under Chief Hulbutto and Chief Brown. He made many trips to Washington in behalf of his people.
Kinkehee was a prosperous farmer and aquired money and livestock. He was involved in laying out the township of Wewoka. His farm was located seventeen miles north of Wewoka, in section 29-11-8. At his death in 1907, it was here he was laid to rest.
Kinkehee married a Seminole woman from " K " tribal town, called Nina. They had two sons. David Baker, Seminole Roll #1550, born 1883 and Billy Baker, Seminole Roll #1551, born 1890.
David Baker died, date unknown, without having children. Billy Baker married a Creek woman, named Susie Williams, Creek Roll #6643, and they had four children. This family will be discussed in the" Creek Heritage" part of this story.
Kinkehee would later marry a Creek woman, named Rebecca Jane, and they would have eight children.
The Creek Heritage
The beginning of this part of the story takes place long before the time of enrollment and allotment of the members of the Creek Tribe living in the Indian Territory.
Tusekiah Micco, also known as "Neddie" and "Old Man Conner", was a Creek Indian. He took a Seminole wife,name unknown, and they had a son called William Conner,enrolled as a full-blood Seminole Indian,Roll #213.
At a later date, Tusekiah Micco took a Creek wife, name unknown, and they had four children named below.
A daughter, Thlesothle, also known as "Betty", a full-blood Creek Indian, who died before the enrollment and allotment of members of the Creek Tribe. She had three children. One of her son's was Jackson Barnett, reported at his death as being the "world's richest Indian."
A daughter, Jenny,a full-blood Creek Indian,who died, having no children.
A son, Thomas Conner, a full-blood Creek Indian, Roll #8593. He died in 1901. He had four children.
A daughter, Hannah, also known as "Hannah Williams Wolf", a full-blood Creek Indian, Roll #6641. She died in the year 1900.
It is here that our story picks up again. According to our research of various census cards, Hannah was from the Creek tribal town of Tuckabatchee,also spelled " Tukanba'tci."
Hannah took as a husband, Barney Yahola, a full-blood Creek Indian, Roll #5820,from the tribal town Arbeka. They had a daughter named Rebecca Jane in the year 1871. Rebbecca Jane was a full-blood Creek Indian, Roll #5833. She would become the second wife of KN Kinkehee.
Hannah also had another husband,name unknown to us so far. They had two children. A son, Nathan Williams,a full-blood Creek Indian, Roll #6637 and a daughter, Susie Williams, a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #6643. Susie would become the wife of Billy Baker, Kinkehee and Nina's son.
Kinkehee Nathan & Rebecca Jane Baker
Their eight children are listed below.
A son, born 1893, a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #5834. Eldo died at 12 years of age, leaving no children.
A son, born May 23,1894,a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #5835. Butler married Elsie Lenora Remy and they had 12 children.
A daughter, born 1896,a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #5836. Maude Ann married Noah Dunn. They had no children.
A daughter, born 1898,a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #5737. She died in 1900,still a small child.
A son, born 1900,a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #5838. He died,still a small child.
A son,date of birth unknown,a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #303. He married Ernestine,maiden name unknown.They had a daughter named Terra Jean.
A son,date of birth unknown. Also known as "Uncle Boss", a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #304.He never married and left no children.
A daughter,date of birth unknown.Born a full-blood Creek Indian,Roll #,unknown at this time. She married a Seminole Indian named Jimka Larney and they had 2 children.
It is our understanding that the Indian tradition is for the children to take the tribe of the mother.
This page is still under construction. I'm working on the linking pages for individuals and will have them up as soon as possible.
I want to thank Eulala Pegram for all the wonderful information she has sent me concerning this family. Also my thanks to Lance Hall. Lance, the papers you sent me were a virtual treasure chest of information.