Sornborger, Samuel Henry
Creek County Oklahoma Genealogy ~ OKGenWeb



Samuel was born 1 October 1847 in Hudson, Michigan to Hamblen and Sarah Hume Sornborger. 

He married Ella May Chollette 7 January 1890 in Wahoo, Nebraska. He practiced law in Nebraska for 20 years and for 8 years was a district judge for 4 counties. In 1906 he and Ella came to Sapulpa where he practiced law. They built a home at 402 South Poplar which still stands today. 

His picture can be found in a book titled "Makers of Oklahoma" at the Oklahoma Historical Society in Oklahoma City. This was when he participated in setting up the state government prior to statehood in 1907. He died in 1917 and is buried in the Old Sapulpa Cemetery in Sapulpa.

Sources: Samuel's obituary and family sources.

Submitted by: Margaret Sornborger wife of grandson Richard Sornborger [email protected]

Old Sapulpa Cemetery, Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma

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