Susan Tolbert (Scott) Kerr biography

Susan Tolbert, daughter of John Tolbert and Amanda Cherokee (Duncan) Scott, was born in Delaware District May 11, 1873, educated in that District. Married at Seneca, Missouri, May 20, 1892, Thomas, son of Alexander and Matilda Kerr. They are the parents of Ollie May Kerr, born November 22, 1894, married November 27, 1912, J. C. Carr, and has one daughter, Lena May Carr, born September 23, 1919. Mr. Kerr is a farmer, near Vinita.

Charles Duncan, a Scotchman, married about 1784, Dorcas, a full-blooded Cherokee, of the Deer Clan. Their son, John, married Elizabeth Abercromby, and they were the parents of Charles Gordon Duncan, born June 3, 1825, and married Stinia Eaton, born February 7, 1825. They were the parents of Amanda Cherokee Duncan, born in Going Snake District, July 26, 1850. Married December 16, 1869, John Tolbert Scott.

Source: Emmet Starr, History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore (Oklahoma City, Okla.: 1921), p. 641.