Ernest V. Schrimsher biography

Ernest Vivian, son of John Gunter and Juliette Melvina (Candy) Schrimsher, was born July 24, 1875 near Claremore. Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Male Seminary. Married at Nowata in 1902 Susie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Phillips.

Educated in the Cherokee public schools and Female Seminary, from which she graduated June 27, 1895. They are the parents of Maxine and Oleta, twins; John Gunter, Grace, Stephen, and Virginia.

Mr. Schrimsher is a Mason. He served as postmaster of Collinsville during the incumbency of President Wilson.

Source: Emmet Star, History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore (Oklahoma City: 1921), p. 651.