Robert Rogers


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A signer of the treaty of New Echota and grandfather of famed Will Rogers. Robert Rogers moved with his wife, Sally Vann, to Indian Territory about 1837, and established a home about 1 mile northwest. He was killed in 1842 in a tribal feud as were many of the treaty signers following the forced removal of the Cherokees in 1838-39. He is buried near his home site about 1/2 miles north and 3/4 mile west of here. His widow later married a Virginian, William Musgrove.

- Oklahoma Historical Society, 64-1995


Directions:

Highway 59, 5 miles north of Westville, Oklahoma. Located across the street from the Old Babtist Mission Church built in 1888 and still in use.*


36.035330, -94.583662
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* Information from Lasr.net

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