Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Moshulatubbee District

MOSHULATUBBE

1830 - 1834 During Removal 1834 - 1836 New District Choctaw Nuggets by Pat Starbuck

This was copied from a headstone at Hall Cemetery near Cameron, Oklahoma. It was placed by the Oklahoma Historical Society in 1965.

Chief Moshulatubbee Amosholi-T-vbi “Warrior Who Perseveres” Born 1770

Chief Moshulatubbee of Northern district, Choctaw Nation in Mississippi, received his name as a young warrior. He was dignified in bearing, of fine physique, steady and thoughtful in disposition. As Chief he was noted for his orders banning liquor traffic and drinking in his county. He strongly favored education, and a mission school (ABCFM) was located at this prairie village near the Natchez Trace in 1824. Moshulatubbee was o­ne of the three head chiefs who signed the early Choctaw treaties with the United States, including that at Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830, which provided for the removal of the Choctaws from Mississippi. He had high hopes in coming west with his people in 1832, and made his new home in LeFlore County. He died at his home and was buried nearby, his grave covered in unmarked stones. The region from the Arkansas River to the Winding Stair Mountains was called Moshulatubbee District in law books of the Choctaw Nation, 1834 to 1907.

Joseph Kincaid 1836 - 1838

John McKinney 1838 - 1842

Nathaniel Folsom 1842 - 1846

Peter Folsom 1846 - 1850

Cornelius McCurtain 1850 - 1854

David McCoy 1854 - 1857