Old Settler Chiefs

Chiefs of the Cherokee Old Settlers

Col. John Bowles, 1795 – 1813
Takatoka, 1813 – 1818
Tahlonteskee, 1818 – 1819
John Jolly, 1819 – 1838
John Rogers, 1838 – 1839
John Looney, 1838 – April 22, 1839 and July 1839 – September 1839, when the Old Settler (Western) Cherokee signed an agreement with the Eastern Cherokee, and the Cherokee Nation’s 1839 Constitution was signed into agreement.