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Indian Pioneer Papers - Index

Indian Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma
LDS Microfiche #6016976
Volume 111 - Cemeteries

Cemetery - Cherokee
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; inscriptions: 4
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, 1905 
   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.