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Jessie Juanita (Warneta) McClain

Jessie Juanita (Warneta) McClain, daughter of George W. Boyd, was Born April 18, 1895 in Skullyville County, Indian Territory. She received her education at Skullyville and St. Ann’s Academy in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She married Howard Brady and they had one daughter, Lois Lavenia. She later married Edgar J. Woodruff.

Lois Lavenia Brady, daughter of Jessie Juanita McClain and Howard Brady, was born in Spiro, Oklahoma and received her education in the Spiro city schools. She married Paul Champion, Sr., and they had two sons, Paul James and William George. She later married Herman E. Davenport, an engineer, and they now live in Spiro where she operates a business

              Susan Moncrief McClain married a Mr. Monks after the death of

James McClain. They had one daughter, Susan. Susan Monks, daughter of Susan Moncrief and Mr. Monks, was a half sister of James, Frances Eugenia, Mary Ann, Sophia, Lila, and George W. McClain. She married Frank Battles.

Submitted by: Barbara Jean (Tibbits) Byrtus Information is from “Our Choctaw Heritage” published for the family in 65 by Vivian Catherine Tobler Robinson. This was 32 years ago so there have been many, many changes in the families since then.

Sources Carter, The Territorial Paper of the United States Foreman, Removal of Indians to the West Toulmins, Digest of 1823 Wright, The Chronicles of Oklahoma Gideon, History of Indian Territory Alabama Department of Archives and History Georgia Department of Archives and History Tennessee Department of Archives and History

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