Hannah Rebecca "Nikitie"
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||Hannah Rebecca "Nikitie"
||(date is an estimate based on the known date of birth of her daughter)
||to Gabriel Arthur
Her nickname was spelled either Nikitie, Nakitie or Knickty.
- Here is a note about Mary Hannah Lester found on the Internet that mentions Hannah Rebecca "Nikitie": "This is Mary Hannah LESTER. Wife of Leander ROBERTS b 9 Nov 1889, Panther, WV d 9 Aug 1943 Valsetz, OR, brd. Mntn View Cem. Tacoma, WA s/o Jacob; md 1 May 1915, Chehalis, WA. Mary Hannah LESTER b 10 Feb 1895, Davy, McDowell Co. WV, d 22 May 1968, Aberdeen, WA brd Mtn View Cem, Tacoma, WA, d/o "Mac" "Tice" Matthias Abner LESTER & 2nd wf Nancy REED (1st wf was Mary ENGLAND). Mathias LESTER, s/o Thomas LESTER & Mary SMITH s/o Abner H. LESTER & Rebecca WHITT s/o William Calvin LESTER md Rachel Rebecca BISHOP s/o Abner Alexander LESTER & Martha ARTHUR d/o Gabriel ARTHUR md Indian woman This is prob "Cherokee Woman" who many Lester descendents claimed as their Cherokee ancestor when seeking Cherokee allotment in 1907. She may have been named "Nikitie" as several Lester daughters were named generations later. Knickty (Indian). "Nikitie" Tradition was that his Indian woman was a scout for General Washington. " (source: Rodney Veitschegger). 
- Hannah Rebecca Nikiti (Cherokee) and Gabriel Arthur