African-Native American Genealogy Forum
Rufus A. Givens, Black Watchmaker of Muskogee
Rufus A Givens is a long forgotten watchmaker who lived and worked in Muskogee for many years. He came to Indian Territory around the early 20th century and lived there working as a watchmaker and jeweler for several decades. He was not a Freedman, but one of his daughters married into a Creek family of Berryhills. His story is a fascinating one. Read more at the link below.