Re: Lt. Col. Sim Folsom--Doaksville
Referance material;Vol 4 pg 340 O.H.S.-- Bio Col David Folsom-married Rhoda Nail (1/2 Choctaw) at a early day by Abt.1813-
Peter Pitchlynn & David Folsom were to set up with the aid of missionaries the Choctaw school's in M.s & Indian Territory-the boys school in Kentucky was closed in 1842-the new Spencer Academy was opened in 1844.
I think he Sim Folsom at age 16 attended school at this time.
David Folsom had a public house and a blacksmith shop in Doaksville.Vol 14 pg 71 O.H.S.
1870 (see page 517)
Sim Folsom and his brother Henry lived lived or by Doaksville with one store and a blacksmith shop,
J Hudson served in the same Company in the Civil War. (Below)
Native Amerian census 1885 Choctaw Nation Kiamitia County.Ark
#425 Simpson Folsom Sr. Age 57 M.I Kiamitia
#426 Olive C Folsom age 17 F.W.Cit by marriage Kiamitia
#427 Simpson Folsom Jr. Age 21 M.I Kiamitia
He signed on the Dawes list at age 71 in 1899 # ROLL 3842 CARD #1395--1/2 Choctaw M BB
he has a dau ROLL#4245 Aurilla B Folsom (Oakes) 1/2 Choctaw age 47 with a son David ROLL#4246 and husband George W Oakes ROLL#4244 all card 1511
mother and father are on Aurilla enrollment cards--Garland is 1/2 blood & Simpson 1/2 blood
nextcard son 2nd wf-
Grover C Folsom roll # 3843 1/4 Choctaw age 10 card # 1395
He died at age 73,but he filled all the infor out--he was born in 1828.
80% chance he went to the Spencer Academy--60% chance- he owned the blacksmith shop- Doaksville.