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Re: Splitlog Family

Posted: 12 Mar 2003 6:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: splitlog
Lillie-
Have no idea what happened there. The computer had a "burp", I guess.
So happy to hear from you, I wondered if there were any other Splitlogs out there. My Mathias Splitlog had a son named Alex, so he may have named him after his brother. He also had a son, Richard, who was my great grandfather.
Mathias Splitlog built a town in the Delaware District of Indian Territory (Oklahoma) after settling in that area. He had a mill, school, wagon factory, post office and in the 1890s build a church. He became fairly wealthy and was well respected in this area. He became chief of the Seneca Indians in the 1890s. Their reservation is in the northeast corner of Oklahoma. He served inthe Union Army in the Civil War. as my grandmother, who was partly raised by Mathias and his wife, Eliza Charloe Barnett, remembered his army uniform hanging in the closet at their house. The church that he built is now on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located at Cayuga, Oklahoma. There is nothing left there of the town now but the church and the family cemetery. You can read some about Mathias at

http://www.cayugamission.org

Would be happy to compare notes on our Splitlogs.

Nancy
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
nuckollsn 30 Dec 2002 4:08PM GMT 
marthavo1 13 Mar 2003 12:34AM GMT 
nuckollsn 13 Mar 2003 12:57AM GMT 
nuckollsn 13 Mar 2003 1:04AM GMT 
Meagan N. Split-Log 23 Jan 2006 8:31PM GMT 
markussivrais 27 Nov 2008 3:30AM GMT 
jpiercefields... 17 Mar 2009 5:34PM GMT 
julielynnharp... 16 Nov 2010 4:06AM GMT 
nuckollsn 16 Nov 2010 5:53PM GMT 
julielynnharp... 16 Nov 2010 8:10PM GMT 
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