Southwest Oklahoma Genealogical Society

Southwest Oklahoma
Genealogical Queries

Genealogical queries with connections to Southwest Oklahoma are published free of charge to members and non-members alike on our Web page. To make your query more effective, include dates, places and full names whenever possible. The query may also be published in our quarterly, The Tree Tracers and The Lawton Constitution "Tree Tracers," a newspaper genealogy column written by one of our charter members, Aulena Scearce Gibson. Queries published in the newspaper and the quarterly must include a postal address. You may E-Mail your queries to the address listed at the bottom of this page or Snail Mail them to: SWOGS, P.O. Box 148, Lawton, OK 73502-0148. Please include an SASE if a copy of the quarterly or newspaper query is desired.

Southwest Oklahoma Web Queries

- BUEHLER, BEELER, FUCHS, VELKER - Seeking information or pictures on the Henry Buehler/Beeler family b. 1857 in Germany and Mary Fuchs b. 1874 in Russia. Both lived in Bessie, Washita Co., OK. Also seeking additional information about George C. Fuchs b. 1855 in Germany, and wife Sophia Velker b. 1858 in Russia, I think. Both lived in Bessie for several years before moving to Oregon or Washington state later in life. Donna Moore, 3025 SW 128th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73170, ph# 405-691-5927, E-mail:

- HIX, BROCK - My grandfather, Parker E. Hix, was born 1 Mar 1902 somewhere in Oklahoma. His father was William A. Hix born in 1871 in Texas. William, son John H. born in 1900/01 in Oklahoma, and Parker, were in Ft. Cobb Twp., Caddo Co., OK in 1910. Who was the mother of John and Parker? William re-married to Mrs. Ophelia Brock and they were still in Caddo Co. in 1920. Lorraine Hix, E-Mail:

- BAKER, TOLBY, BURLESON, BAIL - Seeking information on Thomas Baker born 1858 in Indian Territory. Father is unknown. Mother was Elizabeth C. Bail. She married ____ Baker, ____ Tolby, and John Burleson in 1868 in Grayson Co., TX. Thomas may have been adopted by Burleson. Elizabeth died in 1902 in Vinson, Harmon Co., OK. Shauna Davis, P. O. Box 400, Eckert, CO 81418

- DANIEL, ROGERS, WITT - Seeking information about the Thomas B. Daniel Family: Thomas B. Daniel, born 1859, in Georgia, married Sonora Rogers, born 1858, Jackson, Madison Co., Tennessee. They married about 1882. They had the following children: Eliza, Thomas F., Luke Medford, Myrtle Octavia, Lula Mae, Hattie O., Mary Ellen, Sudie O., Arvil W., and Wilma Ellen. Myrtle Octavia Daniel married Albert Edward Witt 21 Nov 1911 in Lawton, Comanche Co., Oklahoma. They had a daughter, Pauline. Terry Ann Larson. E-mail:

- MCKINDLEY, NOELL - George Alexander McKindley, born 1854 in GA, was married to Martha Jane Noell in Georgia. She was born in 1857 in Georgia. They lived the later part of her life in Mangum, Greer, OK. Martha died 8/23/1905 and is buried in the Riverside cemetery at Mangum. I'm looking for any information on either. He may have farmed or been a merchant. Harriet Garnett. E-mail:

- MULLENIX - I am looking for info on James Thomas & Racheal Jane Mullenix. listed in the 1910-1920-1930 census in Tillman Co. Ok. 1930 has R J living in Fredrick city. James Thomas must have died between 1910 - 1920 census as Racheal was living either alone or with a nephew. J T was a cobbler. D. Mills. E-mail:

- WHITEHEAD - Looking for information on a family of Martin A. Whitehead who married Lydia Ann around 1919 probably in Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma. Martin was born 25 Mar 1865 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana and first appears in Hobart in the 1910 census as a single person farming. He is listed in the 1920 & 1930 census's for Hobart, Kiowa Co., OK as married to Lydia Ann (No last Name) farming. Their marriage was probably around 1919 in the same area. I would really appreciate any help to determine Martin & Lydia's death dates, cemetaries buried in, any children they had, living relatives, etc. Paul Whitehead, 102 Netherland Ln., Simpsonville, SC 29681.

- WHATLEY, HINSON - John Cicero Whatley was born in Pike Co., GA. He married Vivian (Vicie) Ann Hinson in AL in Oct. 1880. By 1896 they had moved to Texas. He was a farm laborer. They moved to Chattanooga, Comanche Co., OK, around 1922-1925. He died 18 Jun 1927, and is buried in the Chattanooga cemetery. Seeking information on this family. Patricia Butterfield, 329 W. Weber High Dr., Pleasant View, UT 84414. E-mail:

- WEBB,WHITEHEAD - Looking for information on family of Frank Webb, buried in Amber Cemetery, Grady Co. 1987. His father, Wallace b: 1902, Rome, Ga., and his mother Louise Whitehead that lived in Chickasha in 1987, his brother James Whitehead, sister Nadine Raffoul of Houston, Tx. Wanza Merrifield, 808 Sugar Maple, Ponca City, OK 74604. E-Mail:

- GRAVES, BEDNARIK, COOKE, FISH - Looking for information on the family of Viola Graves, who lived in Lawton, Oklahoma from 1910 to 1938. Her daughter Edna Graves, married Mr. Leo Bednarik. Her son, Raymond Edward Graves, married Inez Cooke of Duncan. Also interested in communicating with Ms. Ruth Fish, who may have known the family during this time. Rick Graves. Email:

- WRIGHT, KILLINGSWORTH, GILLIAM, HUKILL, DUNCAN - I am looking for information on any of the above family surnames that resided in Oklahoma (particularly Mangum,Greer Co., OK). The Ladessa Cotton Gin that was located 5 miles south & 1 mile west of Mangum, OK, was owned for a time by my great, great grandfather: Richard Phillip Wright (b. Mar 1868 in TN & died in Mangum, OK 1951). Believe he may have sold it; but in either case, it burned down around 1936. Would like any historical information on this cotton gin if possible. Richard Phillip Wright was married to Ida Maretha Killingsworth and they had the following children: Ruby Z Wright b. 1891; Otis E Wright b. 1893; Ethel Mae Wright b. 1895; Horace V Wright b. 1897; Edith Z Wright b. 1900; Floyd Wright b. 1903. I have virtually NO information on these ancesters except for Ethel Mae Wright - she married my great grandfather, Marvin Wiley Gilliam (son of Brice Hinche Gilliam and Carrie Jo Davis) in Quanah, TX. The Gilliam's also owned and operated businesses in Mangum, OK (would like to know which ones / pics if possible). My grandfather, Howard Marvin Gilliam (son of Marvin Wiley Gilliam and Ethel Mae Wright) lived with my Grandmother, Alene Fern Duncan Gilliam (daughter of Mary Susie Hukill Clements Duncan & Richard Columbus Duncan) on 505 S. Pennsylvania in Mangum, OK for numerous years. They too owned a small store directly to the right of their house on the corner by their house. Any historical information, newspaper articles, official documents, obits, people to call for help, questions, answers, would be greatly appreciated.
Tonya Gilliam Adams, 80 Wild Road, Van Alstyne, TX 75495, E-Mail:

BURT, JONES, STONE - Searching for descendants of Frank Burt, Jr. 1880-1935 and Vina Jones 1884-1918. Married 24 Dec 1902 Chickasaw Nation IT. Children were Ray, Fred, Roy, Ruth and Viola. Frank, Vina, Fred, Roy and Viola are all buried in the Highland Cemetery. This family was on the Lawton COMANCHE OK Census in 1910 and 1920. Trying to establish parents of Vina Jones as James Jones b May 1855 TN and Katie Stone b July 1860 TX. Vina's siblings were Lillie Gertrude, John, Samuel Hampton, Nelson Murphy, Rosa, David Edward and Lucy. Any information re this family would be appreciated.
Shirley Hood, 606 118th St. South, Jenks, OK 74037, E-Mail:

REID, KIRTLEY, POWELL - I am looking for my greatgrandmothers family. Her name was May Reid born in 1892. She married Larence Kirtley divorced and remarried Grant Powell. She died in Oregon in 1985. She had 4 children Paul, Marie, Arnold, and Herman. I would appreciate any information on her or her family. I am also looking for information on the Kirtley family from around Tilley, and Sayre. Thank You, Paulana.

RAINES, PRUITT, LOCKE, ROBINSON - Thomas A Raines b 1872 in Tennessee marr. May Pruitt Locke (who had a son George Locke,called Duke on the 1910, Erick Township, Beckham Co., OK census. Who was her first husband? She was b 1872 at Sherman, Grayson Co., TX. Who were her parents? They were married 22 Jan 1903 in Greer County and had two childern Leroy Raines b 22 Oct 1902 and Jean M Raines b 11 Apr 1907. May must have passed away between 1908 and 1916 as Thomas remarried to Mrs Anne Robinson 14 March 1916 or were they divorced? Thomas and Annie are found in 1920 in Mayfield, Buffalo Twp, Beckham Co., OK. Then in the 1930 census in San Juan Co., NM. Who was Annie Robinson's first husband and who were her parents? There was a William Robinson with wife Annie in 1900 census with three childern, Dorrier age 1, Georgia age 4 and Thelma R age 7. Could this be the Annie Robinson who Thomas Raines married in 1916. What happened to her childern and husband? Did she lose them in the 1905 tornado there at that time. It hit Lock, Oklahoma south of Greer. Is there still a Lock, Oklahoma? Any help on any of these families and surnames is greatly appreciated.
Barbara Bittel, 3315 Borrossa St., Greeley, CO 80634, E-Mail:

SHEPPARD, BLANTON, REEVES - Frank Sheppard b 1/4/1867?, d 3/6/1911 in Ryan, Jefferson Co., OK where he is buried with WOW tombstone. He married Effie Blanton b 11/15/1877, d 1/7/1950 in Wichita Falls, TX. They had: Letha, Frances, Lucille, Grace, Mary, Oma, and my father, Charles Raymond b 8/5/1910 in Ryan, d 5/7/1944 in Wichita Falls. Effie re-married to B. T. (Pat) Reeves. The family lived in Ryan and Waurika area. Any information on this family would be appreciated.

HARRIS, LONG, MULDROW - I am looking for any information on James Lathon (Layton) Harris. I think he was born abt 1890 in Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. He married Effie May Long and I think she was born abt 1895 in Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. The only child that I've found so far is Luther Roy Harris (1917-1991), he married Thelma May Muldrow (1916-1998). Any information on this family would be greatly appreciated.

TUCKER, CHAPMAN - Searching for any information on George R. Tucker and Martha Ellen Chapman who were married Nov. 1, 1877 in Hill County, TX. Martha Ellen was my Great Aunt. Have found absolutely no information since their marriage except a source titled 'A HISTORY OF OKLAHOMA - 1908 by Luther Hill' which indicates that Martha Died in Duncan, OK. Have no information as to when, where buried, or any surviving family. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Glen Hamilton, E-mail:

WATTS - Looking for information on a lady that lived in Lawton, Oklahoma around 1956 by the name of Mary Ruth Watts. Her birthday was March 14, 1933. I am not sure if Watts was a maiden or married name. At the time, she had a son born in May,1952 (?) and a daughter in July, 1954 (?). They lived west off 11th street on "D" or possibly "G" avenue in 1956 in small white frame house for a while. Although this may not be true -that "redheads" ran in that family tree. Please reply about any Watts living around Lawton, Oklahoma in 1956. Diane Atkins, E-mail:

NOBLE, BAILEY, McDANIEL, ROBERTSON - Joseph, Priscilla, and Rufus A. Noble are found in the 1900 Grady County, OL census (Alex twp.). Joseph and Priscilla had four children:Lee (f), Ida Mae, Tom, and Rufus. I cannot find Lee (b 1868-1879) (may be her middle name). She may have married a man named Bailey. Also need marriage record for Jim (or Geo. James) McDaniel and Ida Mae Noble who lived near Ada abt. 1900. Rufus Albert Noble married Florence Roberson in Ada 5 Nov 1902. She was 16 and he was 22 years of age. I would like to contact her family as there was a daughter (Alma) born to them, but Florence died when Alma was about two years old. Any information appreciated.
Linda Noble Murphy, 46 Country Hill Circle, Sherman, TX 75090, E-mail:

POLLY - I am interested in any information on the Polly family in Lone Wolf, Kiowa co., Oklahoma, deceased or living. Other than the last name, the only other information I have is that these would be people that are all or part Chippewa. Any info would be appreciated.
Jeannie Hodges Orofino, Idaho, E-Mail:

SWAFFAR - I am looking for information on the families of John Washington Swaffar and his son Benjamin Franklin Swaffar. Both men are supposed to be buried in Altus, Jackson Co.
Teresa MOODY, E-Mail:

WEBB - Trying to locate a David Webb who graduated from Lawton High School in 1957/58. His father was not living at the time and his mother and he lived on Garfield Street in South East Lawton. He entered the army in Dec 1958 and was discharged in 1962. Last known location was Detroit, Michigan. He and my brother joined the army on what was known as the "Buddy System" at that time.
Marcy O'MALLEY, 14 SW 45th St Lawton OK, 73505, E-Mail:
HUSBAND, SNIDER - I would like to obtain information on my grandfather, Claude Rufus Husband of Harmon County, Oklahoma and his family. I believe he died in 1969 in Hollis, Oklahoma. He was married to the former Ruby Snider whose mother was Martha Snider, also of Oklahoma.
Karen PILAND, E-Mail:

McCARLEY - I am looking for any information on the Leonard Wilson McCarley, Charles Perry McCarley and Ballard Fulton McCarley families. They were in the Chickasaw Nation, I.T. on the 1900 census, then in Kings Township, Stephens Co., OK on the 1910 census. Interested in more precise locations of the households, and information on the Methodist church L. W. reportedly had built on his place.
Dege DIDEAR, 20750 SW Rock Creek Rd., Sheridan, OR 97378, E-Mail:

THOMPSON, BATES - I am doing research on James Marion Thompson, born 1871 MO and died in 1950. He was buried in the Buffalo Cemetary in Beckham Co., OK. I am also researching James wife, Mary Ella Bates, born 1881 and died in 1963. We believe that Mary Ella was born in Montague Co., TX. Any information would be appreciated.
William SOLKO, E-Mail:

BROXTON - Looking for information on Robert and Jennie Maud Broxton, who lived around Altus, Jackson Co., OK. They had 10 children: R. B., Eugene, Hazel, Jack, Clarabell, Ruth, David, Rernice, Gloria and Beveriee (Bill).
Jerry Broxton, E-Mail:

FOLLOWILL, CROUCH, RAGLAND - Looking for information on family of my great grandfather,Robert F. Followill born 1847 IN and died in 1940 and is buried in the Vicksburg Cemetery in Custer Co., OK. Robert married Margaret Ann Crouch born 1862 in IL and died in 1925 and also buried in Vicksburg Cemetary. They had four children: Sylvia; Charles M.(Mitch) born 1894 MO who married a Hannah?; Josie Margaret born 1898 IL who married John Henry Ragland in 1923 in Topeka, KS and died in 1983 in Denver,CO. Josie and John had six children and were my grandparents.; Walter H. born 1902 in OK and died in 1920 and buried in the Vicksburg Cemetary. Who were Robert and Margaret's parents? What happened to Sylvia and Charles?
Anna DANIELS, E-mail:

VALENTINE, SKAGGS - My ancestors W.H. Valentine, wife Mary & son James were in Indian Terr., Stephens Co. in 1890 by permit. I know my grandparents James Marion Valentine & wife Arla (Skaggs) were in Dewey Co. by 1896 & back in I. T. by 1899. James Marion was b. 1864 MO. His father W.H. was born appx. 1827 Ark. Seeking information on this family while in Indian Territory. Any help so appreciated.
Karen E-mail:

CONWAY, MARR, IRICK, KEHOE - Oscar Clay Conway married Ophelia Ann Marr in 1891, Ryan, I.T. They moved to Sugden where Oscar constructed and operated the cotton gin. He died of cancer in January 1912 leaving his wife and five children (Oscar Constant, Laura Ina [who married Laff Irick of Sugden], Roscoe Jennings "Doc", Lela Estelle and Cecil Marr "Connie". Also living in the area were his in-laws, John Columbus and Martha Catherine Hankins Marr; and a sister in Ryan, Mary Margaret (Mrs. John Lawrence) Kehoe (the local blacksmith). I'm seeking any information on the Conway/Marr families during the years at Sugden/Ryan. Dates of arrival at and departure from the area will be most helpful. Any "stories" will be sincerely welcomed.
Judy Conway,1901 East Rose Rd., Marlow, OK 73055, E-mail:

BOND, DERRICK, DUNN - Martha A. Bond was born in 1818 KY and died in 1882 at Sulpher Springs, Benton Co., AR. She married Rufus Derrick, a Methodist minister. They were in Benton Co., MO in 1850. Her parents may have been from NC. Martha and Rufus moved to IL during the Civil War, then back to Benton Co., MO after the war, then to Benton Co., AR, along with four other families. She is buried at Butler Creek Cemetery. Her son, my maternal grandfather, William Abraham Derrick lived in Duke Twp., Greer Co., Okla. Terr. in 1900. He was a Methodist minister and is one of the pioneers honored at the memorial in Mangum. Martha's daughter, Jane Derrick, married Jim Dunn. They reportedly lived in the Mangum area around 1900. Also there were members of the Bond family in the region at that time, but Martha is the only Bond family member known to us. Who are the other members of Martha's family?
Joe POWELL, 331 Juniper, Atwater, CA 95301 E-mail:

BRODGON, KIDD, MILLER - I am searching for information on the family of Green Watt Brogdon and Alice Felicia Kidd. They had three sons, Walter, Francis, & Buddy. They lived in Lawton, Ok and I believe Green Brogdon died somehwere in the 1952-1954 range. Alice later married Floyd Miller, after his death she remained a widow. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Cheryl HOLLAND, 6 Circles Edge, Wichita Falls, TX 76302 E-Mail:

JONES, ROBERTS, STEVENS - John Thomas "Tom" Jones and wife Nancy E. Roberts lived in Decatur, Wise Co., TX in 1860 next door to a Hesikiah Jones and a Frances Jones. In 1870 they were still there, only living next door to a Mary Roberts. Nancy E. Jones' obituary, dated 1907, lists the following children as living in Oklahoma: Mary Stevens of Waurika (Jefferson Co.) and Ben Jones of Hollis (Harmon Co.). Would appreciate information on these people and their descendants.
Cindy MILLICAN, 2716 Barton Creek Dr. #2721, Austin, TX 78735, E-Mail:

BOATMAN, FIELDS - Looking for information on Robert Mark Boatman, born 5/23/1902 in Washita County. Father was Robert Taylor Boatman, mother was Anna Laura Fields Boatman; both came from St Joseph Mo.
Joseph Boatman, E-Mail:

PURCELL, HICKS - I am looking for information on Earl L. Purcell or Hattie Hicks. They lived in Altus, Jackson Co., and were married. Earl Purcell was born in 1882 and died 1956 in Altus. Hattie Hicks was born in 1889 and died in Altus in 1964. They had 3 sons that I know of: Joseph, Oscar, and Percy. I would appreciate any information.
Joanne LEE, 2625 Cherokee Strip, Altus, OK 73521 E-Mail:

VALENTINE, SMITH - I am searching for my grandfather James Marion Valentine who was b. in MO in 1863. On his marriage license (he married Arla Viola Skaggs) in Dewey Co. OK in 1896, it lists his parents as William H. Valentine & Mary J. Smith. William H. was b. in Ark. in apx. 1827 per the 1880 census of Wise or Montague Co., TX. There were also three daughters listed, Sarah, Emma and Rosa. By 1890 they were in Indian Terr., Chickasaw Nation, around Duncan. The sisters were not with William, Mary & James in 1890. I believe James had a brother named Robert, but cannot confirm this. By 1900 I cannot find William & Mary, but James & family are in now Stephens Co. around the Velma, Alma, and Fox areas. By 1909 they were back in Dewey Co. & by 1915 they were in Caddo Co. He died in 1915 near Binger, OK. I have searched for this family for many years & have only found a little info on William. I wonder why they moved so much, and would love to find some history on them.
Karen E-mail: pearlval@aolcom

HARRIS - I am searching for info about Willa Harris who was born 24 Sep. 1894 and died May 1977 Duncan, Stephens Co. Ok. I think she was a school teacher. She never married. Her father may have been Richard Harris. Need to know if she had brothers and sisters and any thing else about this person.
Donnie RABY, E-Mail:

FORNOFF, MILLER - I am trying to track down info a Margaret Fornoff, who married a George Miller on feb 27, 1897 in Nebraska. They moved to Oklahoma sometime. She died on 26 Sep 1941 in Tuttle, Grady Co., OK. We do not know any children or descendants. Would appreciate help on this family.
Mark McKEE, P.O. Box 1814, Fremont, NE 68026, E-Mail:

HUNTER - I am searching for any information on my g.grandparents, William M. and Lizzie Hunter. They were on the 1910 census, Jefferson Co., Ryan. At one time he was the town marshall at Ryan. I have written Ryan for cemetery listings but they have not responded. They lived at one time with their daughter, Ethel, in Cotton Co. but I don't have any information on them as to where they were at their deaths.
LEDBETTER - Looking for anything on William Tate (W. T.) LEDBETTER. He supposedly died in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK on 2/5/1921, but he was buried in Frederick, Tillman Co. in Hackberry Cemetary. Trying to find any paperwork on this person. If you can help, please do. Thank you.
Kristi Ledbetter, E-Mail:

BRISCOE, WALKER, VICK - I'm looking for any information about the family of John Franklin BRISCOE and his wife Telitha Vasti VICK. They are my great grandparents. My grandfather was James Herbert BRISCOE b. 9-14-1893 in Hess, OK, d. 12-25-1966 in Altus, Jackson Co., OK. He married Euna Verna WALKER b. 1-1-1885, d. 8-2-1979 in Altus, OK. Her parents were William Wesley WALKER (4-11-1865 to 4-4-1944) and Georgia Ann ODOM (4-16-1898 to 1951). I have been told by family members that John Franklin and Telitha BRISCOE had several children other than James Herbert, including a son named George, but details are sketchy. Any information about any of these family members is greatly appreciated.
Dale Briscoe, 1521 S.W. Avens St., Port St. Lucie, FL 34983, E-Mail:

LIVINGSTON, COOPER, LITTRELL - Am looking for names and information on children of Jennie L. (Livingston) Cooper and Leize Cooper. Also am searching offspring of George W. Littrell and Martha P. (Livingston) Littrell who lived near Comanche (Stephens County) circa 1890-1920+. All are buried in Old Fairlawn Cemetery there.
Steve Livingston, E-Mail:

JAMES, FOSTER - Seeking information on Robert James, also know as Bobby Ray James. Born July 29 1945. Son of Flora Foster and step-son of the late Merlen Foster both of Waurika, Jefferson Co., OK. I believe Robert has two brothers, Stephen Foster and Michael Foster. Also a sister who I think is named Angie. I found a Robert James who died in Phoenix, AZ on June 20 1998 on the SSDI. I would appreciate any information.
Jeanne FEUERBORN, P.O.Box 441, Lexington, OK 73051 e-mail:

TILLOTSON/TILLERSON, GROSS - I would like to exchange information on the children of Charles Franklin TILLOTSON/TILLERSON and Armilda GROSS. Their sons were Charles Washington b. 1865 and Clayborne Price b.1862. Charles settled in Nellie, Stephens Co., OK. He is buried in the Bailey Cemetery, Grady Co. OK. His known children were Delphey, Linney, Meadow, Elmer, Joe, and Nellie.
Shelley Cain WAY, 1001 SW 1st St. Wilson, OK 73463, E-Mail:

SCOTT, HASTINGS, MILLER, RHODES, BUCKMASTER - I am searching for information on a James Jefferson Scott b. 1868 Iowa or Missouri and Married Rosa Dell Hastings Oct. 25, 1891 Russell, Lucas, Iowa. They moved to Indian Territory and won land in the land lottery. Their farm was in Caddo county, near Ghost Mountain. There they had Harry (m. Emma Miller), Walter (m. Gracie Rhodes- my grandparents), Frances (m. Hayden Buckmaster), Roxie (died as a child). Any information on James would be appreciated as I have hit a brick wall and can advance no further.
Pamela TRULY, E-Mail:

O'HAGAN, MORRIS - Seeking information on a Rebecca J. O'Hagan (maiden name unknown) born in 1843 NC and died in 1923 in Comanche, Stepehns Co., OK. I think she had relations to a Mrs. Rice Morris. She lived in SW Oklahoma for over 10 years before her death.
Amy FOX, 11315 Kirwin Ln., Choctaw, OK 73020, E-mail:

MOORE, SIMMONS - Seeking information on the family of John A. Moore born 1872 TN and Mary Simmons born 1880, married 1897 at Pikeville, TN. They had nine children: Delcie born 1898, Flora born 1900, Clifford Patrick born 1902 TN and died 1961 Duncan, Stephens Co., OK, Mary Ethel born 1905, William born 1907, Mattie Mae born 1911, Joe Elvie/Elvis born 1913 and Jess Willard born 1915.
Charles N. FERGUSON, 811 S. Market, Shawnee, OK 74801

STILWELL - Seeking information on "Jack" Stilwell (legal name Simpson Everett Stilwell). He was United States Commissioner at Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK from 1894 to 1898. In the 1870s and 1880s he was a deputy U.S. Marshal and worked in and out of old Anadarko during those years.
Roy YOUNG, E-mail:

ALLMON, THOMPSON, HARRIS - John M. Allmon and his first wife, Harriet Thompson Allmon homesteaded near Carter, at that time located in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma Territory, in 1897. They were married in AR and homesteaded in Benton Co. They had ten children, Eliza, Jenny, William C., Alice J., Lucy M., Thomas C., J. Mac, Riley W., Franklin G. and Jeanette. John was born in 1856 in MO, the son of Canada Allmon and Elizabeth Cromwell, and died in 1924. After Harriet's death in 1910, he married Mattie Connally. Burrel Reuben Harris (b. TX 1862) and Mary Ann Dement Harris moved to that same area with their children about 1900. They married in 1891 in Caldwell Co., TX and had nine children, Caldora, Winnie, Margaret, Marjorie and Ethel, all born in Texas, and Willie Jean, Zuna May (Jerrie), James R. and Rosalie (Dorothy), all born in Carter. Burrell and Mary Ann are buried in Rose Hill cemetery in Okla. City. Franklin Allmon and Caldora Harris married in 1909 and had Claud, William and Mary Francis who died in infancy. Who are the parents of Harriet Thompson and Burrel Harris? Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Lorraine Allmon PROVINE E-Mail:

BAILEY - I am interested in getting more information on Katharine (Katie Rice) Bailey who died in Stephens County Okla June 1991. She was born 6-7-1901 to Rice Jabus Bailey.Her dad may be my great-grandad's first son. Thanks for all help.
Talley Bailey,

DOBBS, BRADLEY, ARD - I am seeking information on a Addie BRADLEY DOBBS, who was married to Issac Denton DOBBS in 1907 and lived in Marlow, Stephens Co., and Lawton, Comanche Co., Ok. between 1912-1917. He and Addie had 3 daughters, Nora Belle, b. 29, March 1911, died at Marlow, Ok. 22 Aug. 1917; Ellen May , b. 25, July 1914, Sterling Ok; and Ruby Frances, b. 24 Juy 1917, Marlow Ok. Issac Denton DOBBS, was a traveling preacher, and a veteran of the Civil War, Co. B. 70th Regiment Illionis Infantry, and Co. J. 58th Regiment, Illinois Volunteers. He was born in Vandalia Layfatte Co. Ill. He died 1 Jan. 1917 in Marlow and is buried in the Denton Cemetary. Following Issac's death, Addie remarried to a G.W. ARD. We do not know where exactly. Maybe in Marlow or the surrounding areas. We are trying to locate that marriage.
Rose Higgins, 965 Terry Dr., Newark, AR 72562, E-Mail:

CAMPBELL, McCUBBINS, KERSEY, WELLS, BEVINS - I am hoping to gain any knowledge of family members who lived in the Beckham County area in the 1900's. Hugh and Maude(McCubbins) had eight children, Sidney, Nona marr. Kersey, Mellie marr. Wells, Nina marr. Bevins (she died young in an auto accident and I was told she had twin daughters that survived her), George, Horace, Arch and William. I know the history of George, Arch and William, yet I would like any info that could help me locate long lost cousins.
Colleen Saia, E-Mail:

PAINTER, WHISENANT - Seeking info. on father of Hugh Alexander Painter, DOB 4-1-1899. We understand his name was Jim (probably James)-died 9-16-99. We have info. on his mother, Mattie Whisenant. 1900 census shows Hugh and Mattie in Greer Co....Hugh was my grandfather and said that he was born in Montague Co., Tx, but recently, we have info., that he might have been born in Okla. Any help would be appreciated. Roger Painter, E-Mail:

HOUK, O'NEAL, KIZER - I am looking for information on John Nelson Houk who was born in 1868, and whose family supposedly migrated from PA>TN>OK. He married Ora Annie May O'Neal and lived in Sentienel, Washita Co., OK in the early 1900's. My mother, Chloe Emma (Houk) Pafford was born in Sentinel in 1904 and attended Cordell Christian College for a short time. Her Aunt Emma O'Neal married Henry Kizer. My mother moved to California in 1924 (?).
Arland PAFFORD, E-Mail:

LEWIS, LANCASTER, BARKER - Seeking information on Cynthia Ann Lewis b 9 Mar 1848 Morgan Co., KY, d 22 Nov 1935 Sterling, Comanche Co., OK. She was the daughter of James C. and Prudence Barker Lewis. She married Henry Harrison Lancaster 8 Aug 1867 Washington Co., AR.
Charles N. FERGUSON, 811 S. Market, Shawnee, OK 74801

LANCASTER - Seeking information on John James Lancaster b 1 Oct 1872 Jackson Co., GA, d Sterling, Comanche Co., OK.
Charles N. FERGUSON, 811 S. Market, Shawnee, OK 74801

MOORE, SIMMONS - Seeking information on Clifford Patrick Moore b 20 Nov 1902 TN, d 10 May 1961 Okla. City, OK, buried Duncan, Stephens Co., OK. He was the son of John and Elizabeth Simmons Moore.
Charles N. FERGUSON, 811 S. Market, Shawnee, OK 74801

CLARKSON, ELLIS - I am trying to find out more info. on my grandfather and his family. Dr. William H. Clarkson and Lizzie DevaEllis Clarkson lived in Blair, Jackson Co., OK, and are buried there. I can't seem to find any records on them. Also can't find any marriage license for Sumpter Clarkson and I know he was married twice.
Holly CARLIN E-Mail:

WILLIAMS, CURRIE - Jefferson Davis William was born in 1862 and died 20 Jun 1920 and was buried in the Frederick, Tillman Co., OK cemetery. He married Annie Currie and they had several children, one of whom was A.E.. A.E. was the father of H.A., my father. Information on this family would be appreciated.
Sammy Hugh Williams, E-Mail:

FULENCHEK, GILES, PASSMORE, TIPTMANN - Seeking information on Thomas Fulenchek, son of Joseph Franklin Fulenchek and Johanna Tiptmann, who married Fannie M. Giles on Dec. 29, 1923 in Mangum, Greer Co., OK.
Kathleen WEAVER, E-Mail:

DYCUS - The Dycus family was living in the area of Archer Co., TX in 1889 and 1890 and may have moved to Greer Co., OK or an area neaby. One of the Dycus was a judge for Archer County.
Kathleen WEAVER, E-Mail:

READER/REEDER, WRIGHT, TAYLOR, NEY, MORRIS, LAND - Looking for descendants of Jehu and Alice Wright Reader. Alice was the daughter of Robert and Louisa Taylor Wright. After coming from KY, Robert and Louisa lived and died in Grady Co., OK. Where are they buried? Jehu and Alice had three children: James Guy marr. Nannie M. Ney born MO, ch: S.E. or Haol? E., Cecil C., Robert L. and Ruth; Mark born abt 1887 KY died Jan. 1973 Yukon, Canadian Co., OK, marr. Grace Morris, step-children Mildred and George Morris; William Haden born 1889 Dexter, Cooke Co., TX died 4/10/1966 Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, bur. in Letitia Cemetery, marr. Clara Land born 1890 NM, ch: Juanita, Verna, Vayda, Beatrice, Wilma, Richard, Harvey, and Clarence. Jehu died about the time the last child was born. What happened to Alice? Jehu was a brother to my grandfather. I have a lot of information on my line of Reeders.
Joyce Reeder, 167 Reeder Rd., Russell Springs, KY 42642 E-Mail:

MONCRIEF, PARKS, CRENSHAW - Looking for any information or photos on my great-great-grandfather, "Judge" Drury Moncrief born 1850 AL. He moved to Wace, McLennan Co., TX in 1869 and married Miss Elizabeth (Kissy Lee Bird) Parks in 1876. They had 5 sons and 2 daughters. After Elizabeth's death in 1886, he married Miss Emma Crenshaw in 1888 and they had one daughter. The Moncrief family moved to Lawton, Comanche Co., OK in 1907. He held several city and county positions, including deputy sheriff and bailiff. In 1927 he was elected a Justice of the Peace and held this position until his death on 5 Feb 1935. At the time of his death, his son, Drury, Jr., was Chief of Police in Lawton.
Albert M. GRECO, 5943 Glen St., Stockton, CA 95207, E-Mail:

RUSSELL, MONCRIEF, WHALEY - Looking for any information or photos on my great-great-grandfather, John Ransom Russell born 1871 in Waco, McLennan Co., TX, died 1956 in CA. In 1892 he married Lula Florance Moncrief, the daughter of Drury Moncrief. They had 14 children. Sometime between 1901 and 1903 they moved to Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. They lived in the areas of Lawton, Cache, and Chattanooa until about 1913. They moved to Coalinga, CA in the 1920s, I think, then later to Woodlake, CA. John's parents were Benjamin Franklin and Nannette/Nancy?/Nannie Whaley Russell. I am trying to discover the name of the Sheriff Russell who had a shoot-out with an escaped outlaw in the Oklahoma badlands. My Grandfather, Mel, son of John, gave this clipping to my mother when I was very young and said it was his uncle.
Albert M. GRECO, 5943 Glen St., Stockton, CA 95207, E-Mail:

DITTERLINE, BROWN, RUSSELL - Looking for information on my Grandmother Juanita A. Ditterline, born 15 Sep 1904 in TX, possibly Waco. Her parents both died in an accident probably around 1907. She remembers her father had bright red hair (Dutch ancestry) and her mother had long black hair (Cherokee). After their death she stayed with an aunt named Brown in New York City for a short time. She was later placed in an orphanage at Waco, which burned down years later. Juanita married Mel Russell, son of John Ransom Russell. The Russell family lived in Comanche Co., OK. Does anyone have any knowledge of the Ditterline family or these events?
Albert M. GRECO, 5943 Glen St., Stockton, CA 95207, E-Mail:

GLENNY, McCLINTIC - Mrs. R.J. Glenny was named in her father, George W. McClintic's obituary who died 21 Aug 1903 in McPherson Co., KS. At this time it states that she lived in Lawton, OK. Where did she die? Where is she buried?
Diane K. McCUNE, 10868 N. Riverside Dr., St. Louis, MI 48880, E-Mail:

SHELBY, McKINNEY - Jesse McKinney and Sarah Shelby are believed to have been married in Comanche Co., Ok in 1901. Does anyone know of relatives of the couple who might have remained in the Oklahoma area?
Terence D. THOMPSON, P.O. Box 3174, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, E-Mail:

WELLS - William H. Wells died in Comanche Co., OK 16 Oct 1916 and the body was shipped to Arkansas. No local obituary was located. Does anyone have information about this person?
Joe COFFIELD, 1557 N. Forest Hts., Fayetteville, AR 72703, E-Mail:

RING, TURNER - Charley Ring born 1860 Schuyler Co., MO, died 1928 Custer Co., OK. In 1890 at Centerville, IA he married Mattie Turner born 1869, died Mayes Co., OK. Both are buried in Carmen, Alfalfa Co., OK. Relatives and writing a family book and would appreciate information.
Patricia Ann RING ROMERO, 6844 East 53rd Pl., Tulsa, OK 74145

ARONHALT - My great-uncle, Tensley C. (T.C., "Gotch") Aronhalt was a Pvt. 1st Class in WWII. He supposedly had a military burial near Altus, Jackson Co., OK. Can anyone help me find his grave?
Carolyn ROBINSON, E-Mail:

SUMMERS, FISHER - Fred Shaw and Carrie (Fisher) Summers settled in near Lawton or Elgin, Comanche Co., OK about 1901 from Gallia Co., Ohio. They had four children, Emory Francis, Fern Margueritte, James Harvey and Anna McGuffin. I believe Fern and James were born in Oklahoma. Grandfather was a farmer and raised cotton. They lived in Oklahoma until around 1910 or 1912. Information on this family would be appreciated.
Harold AULT, E-Mail:

CLEMONS - Looking for history of the James Garland Clemons family of Duke, Jackson Co., OK.

CHASTAIN, KINION - William Bailey Chastain married Mathilda Kinion. Their children were William Benjamin, Earl, Ted, Daniel, George, Paul and Hazel. Ted was born in Clinton, Custer Co., OK--don't know where the rest were born. Believe that William Bailey went by Bailey at times. Does anyone recognize this family?
Vivian A. Chastain, E-Mail:

MARTIN, PARKER - Myrtle Martin, mostly Cherokee, married a man named Parker. Their children included Ida, Ruby, Opal, Dimple, Inez, Roy, Den and Albert. Family believes they came from southwestern Oklahoma. Does anyone recognize this family?
Vivian A. Chastain, E-Mail:

WILSON, GIVENS, SMITH, WORSHAM - William Grant Wilson, b. Jan. 03, 1840, MO, married Mary Ann Givens, b.Nov. 03, 1845, MO, Nov. 15, 1866, Grayson Co., TX. They moved to the Chickasaw Nation in 1890. I need information on their children: Annie Elizabeth, b. March 16, 1868, TX, d. Nov 08, 1964, Tulsa, OK, married to a Worsham, abt. 1891 in TX or OK Terr. I know they had one daughter Bernadine, b. abt. 1905, OK Terr., they later lived in TX. & OK. Martha B. (Mollie), b. May 10, 1874, TX, D. Dec. 05, 1905, Grady Co., Rush Springs, OK, married Tipton Craig Worsham, b. Jan 11, 1868, KY. They are on the 1900 Soundex in Chickasaw Nation and have 6 children listed. Oscar A., March 03, 1877, TX, d. probably befoe 1927,married to Rose L. (?), b. Oct 16, 1871, (?), d. May 23, 1909, Grady Co., buried in Oak Hill Cemetary, west of Minco, Grady, Co. Arthur W., b. Sept 23,1879, TX, married early 1900's in TX or OK Terr., lived in Grady Co. 1907-1920. Della Mae, b. June 23, 1881, TX, d. Sept 17, 1904, Garvin Co., Rush Springs, OK, married to U.A. Smith, Dec. 23, 1903, Canadian Co, OK. Callie Leota, b. March 19, 1885, Garvin Co., married Harry Howard Taylor, Dec 22, 1907, Grady Co.
Pat Wedman, E-Mail:

SCHELL, LUCAS - I am looking for information on the Joseph Edward Schell family. Their son, my grandfather, was Leonard E., and lived south of Gould, Jackson Co., OK. He married Mary Stell Lucas and their children were Pearl, Virgil and Harlan. I believe he is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Any information would be appreciated.
Karen SNELL, E-Mail:

GOODRUM, HILL, BROWN, SAVAGE, SPLAWN, GROVES - Seeking the burial place of John Linus and Susan Pearl Goodrum. We know John died between 1902 and 1950 in Terral, Jefferson Co., OK. A telegram sent from Waurika Aug. 8, 1950 advised Susan was very low. They had 8 children. Daughter Charley married Plato Durham Splawn and had a son Linus William who became blind and was raised by his grandmother, Susan Goodum, and he lived in Terral and Ryan. Annie Faye married Frank Hill and had at least two daughters. Henrietta married Preston Savage. Mildred married Elvin Brown and had three boys, I think. They attended school in Terral, one at about age 14 in 1939, the other two, about 8 adn 11, in 1946. On a school picture it is hand printed Wilburn-Hill. Jewel married Melton Groves. Any information will be appreciated.
Peggy TUCKER, E-Mail:

DOBBS, BRADLEY - Looking for information on Isaac Dobbs who married Addie Bradley. They lived in Marlow, Stephens Co. sometime between 1914 and 1919. They had two daughters born in Marlow, Ell in 1914 and Ruby in 1917-18. He was supposed to be a Cherokee traveling preacher. Any help would be appreciated.
Judy PALMER, 3400 Financial Center Way, Buford, GA 30519, E-Mail:

RADNEY - Seeking information on John T. Radney born 1911, died Sept. 1958 and buried in Riverside Cemetery, Mangum, Greer Co., OK. Cause of death was a gunshot wound in Comanche Co. I believe he lived in Comanche Co. I am also interested in William J. Radney and Thomas Radney. My Radney lines were first in Georgia, then Texas, and in Greer, Jackson, Comanche and Ellis Counties in Oklahoma. They were in Oklahoma beginning about 1862. Interested in any Radney family as most of us are connected in one way or another.
Linda Radney, 1813 Dove Creek Dr., San Angelo, TX 76901, E-Mail:

PARKER - Looking for information about Jesse Parker and wife (name unknown). He was born in 1850, died in Dec 1931 and was buried in Red Oak cemetery near Hammon, Roger Mills Co., OK, however, there is no tombstone. They had 2 daughters and 3 sons, one of whom was my grandfather, William Riley Parker, born 1881 and died 1937.
Donnie Jesse SMITH, 3502 Meadow Dr., Amarillo, TX 79109, E-Mail:

WORLEY, LOWDERMILK - My parents, Edgar Carlisle Worley and Pearl Lowdermilk Worley, maintained a diary of a road trip they took in April of 1931 in which they mention that they stopped to visit "Uncle" Linus Laudermilk at Hinton, Caddo Co., OK, and "Uncle" Walter Worley at Cache, Comanche Co., OK. I have reason to believe this may be Walter C. Worley, father of Coral E. Worley. Any information about these three people would be appreciated.
Robert O. Worley, P.O. Box 250, Port Angeles, WA 98362, E-Mail:

DANIEL, ROAM, WALKER - I am looking for information on Willy Lee Daniel born in 1888 and had siblings Paul, Floyd, John, Edna and Ethel. He married Esther Mozelle Roam in 1916 in Bethel, McCurtain Co., OK. She was born in 1897 in Mattoon, Coles Co., IL. They had two children before their divorce, Floyd Marvin and Dorothy Pauline, both born in Eldorado, Jackson Co., OK. His brother, Floyd, married Geneva Alene Walker in 1920 in Quanah, Hardeman Co., TX.
Patricia Groom, 300 W. Robles Ave. K-3, Santa Rosa, CA 95407, E-Mail:

McCONNELL, STEPHENS - Elbridge Richard McConnell and Martha Isabell Stephens were both born in 1883. Their five children were Clarence, Dovie Mae, Doss, Harold and Denver. In 1950 the family resided in Grady Co., OK. Doss died in Alex, but the other children may have moved away from Oklahoma. Looking for descendants and other family information.
Cheryl CRAMER, 6803-143rd St., SW, Edmonds, WA 98026, E-Mail:

GILL - Searching for Sarah Gill born about 1911, brother of George Gill born 1909, both in Waurika, Jefferson Co., OK. They were placed in the Cornish Orphan's Home in Cornish, OK. Sarah was said by George to have been adopted by a doctor in Kansas City prior to 1915. George was transferred to an orphanage in Prior Creek in 1915. Any information concerning Sarah or this family would be appreciated.
Ted Gill, E-Mail:

CALVERT, CURRIE - Looking for information on Marshell Don Calvert and his wife, Georgia Ann Currie. Their children were Trudy Myrtle b May 1901, Delmer Leon b March 1903, and Callie Alma b 1905, all born in Ryan, Jefferson Co., OK. Any information on these individuals would be appreciated.
Dona Calvert PORTER, E-Mail:

HUMPHREYS, TEETER, HENDERSON - Seeking information on my great-grandparents, Herbert Elbert Humphreys b 1889 d 1976, marr. Fleeta Teeter. They had at least two sons: Elbert Glenn b 1915 d 1964, and Billy L. Herbert's siblings were Marvin (later of AZ), and Kate Henderson Humphreys. Herbert and Fleeta may have been merchants in Grandfield, Tillman Co., OK, possibly owning a clothing store. Any information at all would be appreciated.
Melissa Humphreys DOUCETTE, E-Mail:

MORGAN, HENRY - Looking for any information on John Allen Morgan (b. TN) and Susie May Henry who lived and died in Erick, Harmon Co., OK. they had four children, Claude, Billy, Jean, and Ruby. Who were the parents of John Allen Morgan?
Bity Morgan, P.O. Box 769, Peculiar, MO 64078, E-Mail:

STONEBARGER, HAAS - Abraham Stonebarger died about 1900 and may be buried in Caddo Co., OK. His wife was Deborah Ellen (Haas). Their grandson, Albert Lilburn Stonebarger died in 1926 and is buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Caddo Co. They moved to Caddo Co. (then Kiowa-Comanche-Apache Reservation, O.T.) in 1889, then in 1891 they moved to Lehigh, I.T. (now Coal Co.), and in 1892 to Cottonwood, Cherokee Nation. Abraham and Deborah could also be buried around Cottonwood. What are the cemeteries around Cottonwood and Lehigh? Would like to find their graves.
Norma Stonebarger WHITE, E-Mail:

SKINNER, VINEYARD - Joseph and Clara Skinner were living in Montague Co., TX in 1880. Their daughter, Eliza I. was born about 1880 in TX. The family had moved to around Terral, Jefferson Co., OK by 1912 when Eliza's son, Clarence William Vineyard was born. Eliza died three months later. Where are Eliza and Clara buried? What was Clara's maiden name? She was Chickasaw Indian. Clarence is my father. Information on the Skinner and Vineyard families would be appreciated.
Elizabeth Vineyard HOOSER E-Mail:

BURNETT, ACKER - Looking for the parents of William David Burnett b Oct 1828 in TN, d Aug 1917 and bur in Jester Cemetery in Greer Co., OK. His son, Zimirriah V., and wife, Mary T. (Aker), are also buried there.
Cynthia McMULLEN, Rt 3, Box 621, Huntington, TX 75949

McCOWN, SWANK - Looking for a burial site and more information on George W. McCown. He was born in 1840 in Red River Co., TX, and died in 1929. He served during the Civil War in the 34th Texas Cavalry. According to his pension application, he moved to Oklahoma about 1891. He was living in Purdy, Garvin Co., OK in 1916 when he rreceived his pension. In 1922 he had his address moved to Rush Springs, Grady Co., OK. He mentions that Congressman F.B. Swank is his nephew. I need information on this man.
Cynthia McMULLEN, Rt 3, Box 621, Huntington, TX 75949

BURK, VALENTINE - Frank Pierce Burk born 1896 (TX?) married Helen Valentine in OK in 1917/18. Had a son, Harold, on 8 Jan 1918. They divorced before 1920. He died in Mountain View, Kiowa co., OK in May, 1966. Seeking date of divorce from Helen, place of birth, occupation, remarriage, other children. Harold is my husband's father. Any information appreciated.
G. WILSON, E-Mail:

SMITH, BRADY - Looking for information about Louise (Brady) Smith that lived in Ryan, Jefferson Co., OK in the 1920s and '30s. She would have been born about 1860 and was listed as a surviving sister living in Ryan in my great-grandfather's 1937 obituary. In the 1920 census we found a "Lulu B." married to a James Smith in Ryan who might be the one.Tips are greatly appreciated.
G.D. WILSON, E-Mail:

BARR, BLACKFORD - My grandfather, Charles Clyde Barr, was born in 1903. In 1916 he was adopted by his maternal uncle, Jacob H. Blackford. I believe that they lived in Snyder, Kiowa Co., OK. He and my grandmother, who was also from Snyder, were married in 1929. He was married once prior to this and rumor is that there were children. Will appreciate information on these families and will be glad to share.
Gerald L. INKELAAR, E-Mail:

BURTON, LUCKETT, SALMON - Would like any information on a George Luckett who married Harriett A. Burton b 1852, d 1919, bur Old Fair Lawn Cem., Stephens Co., OK. They had at least one daughter, Osa Ola Mae b 1882, d 1972. She married Charlie Salmon and had 9 children. Am willing to share information.
Jeanna LOWE, Ph#: 325-625-3536, E-Mail:

BRAGGS, CARTER - William Braggs was born about 1879 in Camden, Ouachita Co., AR to Washington and Mary Carter Bragg. He was found in Frederick Twp, Tillman Co., OK in 1920 with 4 children, Mary b 1908, Wilbert/Wilburt b 1910, Dellie b 1912 and John b 1913, and a new 20 year old wife, Leah. The children were all born in TX per the census. The children's mother (name unknown and said to be from LA) came for them and took them after 1920. Nothing else is know of these children. William had 7 more children with his second wife, living in the Muskogee and Boley, OK areas. Would like to know what happened to those four children.
Charlesetta Braggs, E-Mail:

ATWOOD, CONDER, WYMAN, HUDSON, ELDRED - Looking for descendants of Louketta Conder (b 1859, d 4 Oct 1930 in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK). She married Mark Atwood and had four children: Roy, Blanche, Maude and Flossie. I have no information on Roy or Flossie. Blanche (b ca 1889/91, d ca 1978/80 in Chickasha) married Forrest Hudson and lived in Chickasha. They had 6 children: Mildred, Myrtle, Dorothy, Ruby, Betty and Arthur. Maude married Delbert Eldred (d Jan. 1951 in Enid, Garfield Co., OK). They had Loretta, Berniece, Delbert and Marquis. My grandmother, Martha Ann Conder Wyman lived and died in Illinois.
Merle G. McCONNELL, 2145 Fleurie Lane, Braselton, GA 30517, E-Mail:

BLACK, CLARK - Seeking information on Robert A. Black born 1846 died in Custer Co., OK, and Samantha Clark Black born 1847 died abt 1892-4 in MO. Their children were: John b 1867, Martha E. b 1871, George b 1874, Samuel b 1876, Robert A. b 1880, Zettie D. b 1882 Barry Co., MO, William b 1886, James Oliver b 1887?, Mary Lucy Cindy or Lulu or Lucinda b 1889 in MO. This last one is my grandmother and I have heard her name several ways. She married in Custer Co., OK in 1913.
Barb ENDORF, E-Mail:

RODGERS, RUTLEDGE, McGEE - Looking for Rodgers and Rutledge in Chickasha or Alex, Grady Co., OK. This is my husband's side of the family. His grandmother was Emma Jane McGee Rutledge.
Mrs. Rodgers, E-Mail:

WATSON, WILLIAMS, COX, SULLIVAN, BRITTAIN, FITES, WILSON, FULLERTON - I have uncovered a will of B.L. Watson dated 30 Dec 1926. He was the father-in-law of Cleo Brittain Watson, Lawton DAR Regent 1938-39. He names his wife, Elizabeth M., and sons and daughters; J.T., J.D., W.H., B.R. and J.B., Laura E. Williams, Lee Nora Cox and Mary E. Sullivan. Witnesses are C.L. Wilson, Ollie Fite and ?.E. Fullerton. There are original signatures. Will be glad to send the will to any family member that wants it.
Sue McADOO, E-Mail:

SNAPP, FURGSON - Grandchildren looking for ancestry of Cecil Ayton Snapp, born 1910 at Duke, Jackson Co., OK, died at Siloam Springs, AR. His parents were Harrison Lee Snapp and Elizabeth Furgson. He was a long-time Oklahoma Highway Patrolman.
Glen KEY, E-Mail:

FIETZ, GRANT, DENT - Seeking information on Adolph Fietz (1894-1975) and Mary Grant Fietz (1899-??) who were residents of Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. Mary Fietz was the daughter of Dennis B. (1861-1942) and Cora Elizabeth (1868-1945) Grant of Lawton. Also seeking information about Mrs. George H. Dent, who was the granddaughter of Cora Grant. Cora Grant was my great-aunt. Would like to get in touch with any descendants.
Sylvia INMAN, E-Mail:

ROBY, CHAPMAN - I am looking for my grandfather, John Hamilton Roby, who I believe was buried in Altus, Jackson Co., OK, sometime after 1925. He married Jessie Earl Chapman, who I was told changed her name from Edna to Jessie. John H. may have had a sister named Merie. My father, John Derwood Roby was born in McCamey, Upton Co., TX in 1925. I would like to find this side of my family I have never known.
Sandra Roby Martin, E-Mail:

PITCOCK, MANN - Looking for my great-grandfather, Willian Jasper Pitcock b 1834 in Monroe Co., KY, married about 1876 in Montague Co., TX, Sarah Mann b abt 1851 in MO. They are in Grayson Co., TX in 1880 and in what was the Kiowa-Comanche Reservation, Okla. Terr., in 1900. They had two children, Barbara and William on that census. Where are William J. and Sarah buried?
Charles A. CLAY, E-mail:

NEELEY, ALLEN, WHITE - Joshua P. and Pairlee Neeley lived around Cloud Chief/Cordell, Washita Co., OK in the late 1800s and early 1900s. They had 9 children. Joshua died in 1920 at Ft. Supply, Woodward Co., OK. Pairlee died in New Mexico. She was married twice before. First to a Mr. Allen and may have had one child, then to James A. White and had four children. Mr. White got custody of the children in a divorce. Who are these children and what happened to them?
Debbie HINES, 611 East Clay St., Cordell, OK, E-Mail:

ALLEN, McDANIEL, EHRESTINE, REED, THREILKELD, HALL - Looking for my great-grandfather, Dr. John Bunyon Allen, who married? sometime after his wife, Evalina McDaniel Allen, died in 1924. He then moved somewhere in southwest Oklahoma. I don't know if he married before or after moving from Quapaw, Ottawa Co., OK, where he practiced medicine. His children at the time of Evalina's death were: America Ehrestine of Dayton, OH, Floyd of Arkansas, KS, Laura Reed of Big Heart, OK, Florence Threilkeld of CA, Grover of Jopkin, MO, and Canzaley Hall of Quapaw. Would appreciate information on this family.
Remona TURNER, 544 Castle St., Modesto, CA, E-Mail:

BROCK, RECTOR, HARDBARGER, WOOD, HAINEY - Looking for information on the children of John and Fannie Ida (Rector) Brock. Their children were: Elmer b 1891, Viola b 1894, Albert b 1897, Dovie b 1898 and John b 1900. Fannie is listed as a widow on the 1900 census at Brock (Carter Co.) Chickasaw Nation, I.T. Two of the children are living in other people's households by 1910 as Albert was with relative, Mattie Hardbarger near Erick, Beckham Co. and Dovie was adopted by Ella Wood and was in Love Co. Ella later married Leonard Hainey. I believe Fannie may have re-married after John's death.
Neysa TAYLOR BLUBAUGH, 4538 Durango, Enid, OK 73703, E-Mail:

DODD, COLLINS, KITE - Seeking information on my grandmother, Victoria Asenath (Collins) Dodd, who I think died about 1920 and was buried in Hollis, Harmon Co. My mother was born in Harmon Co. There may be a number of Dodd, Collins and Kite people buried in Hollis.

LEE, HALL - I am looking for information on Joseph Newton Lee born in 1873 in TX. He married Sarah Catherine Hall in 1899. Not sure when they moved to Okla., but he died in Dec. 1914 in Cache, Comanche Co., OK of scarlet fever. They had several children: Ruby Cordelia, Lena May, Clarence Milton, Minnie Clorene, William Addison and Edgar Allan. Would like to verify Joseph's death date and find out where he is buried. Any information appreciated.
Kristin L. Hancock, 22539 Pinewood Place, Tomball, TX 77375, E-Mail:

COSPER, COLE - I am seeking the burial place of Sarah Angeline Cole Cosper born abt 1847 and died in Feb 1897. She is supposed to be buried in an unmarked grave in Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK. Her husband is buried in the Mt. View cemetery. Does anyone know of a family cemetery in this area where she might be buried?
James Cosper, E-Mail:

PHIPPS, McMICHAEL, COX, NEWMAN - Jonce "John" Phipps married Annie Cox. They moved to Kiowa County, OK from Virginia in the early 1900s. One of their children was my great-grandfather, Estel Joe Phipps, born 1904 in Mt. View, Kiowa Co. Estel married Martha Mariah McMichael in Hobart, Kiowa Co., in 1929. Martha was born in 1911 in Mt. View to Frantz "Frank" and Cora Newman McMichael. Frank and Cora moved to Kiowa Co., OK in the early 1900s from Kansas. Would appreciate information on these families.
Tonia Miller, E-Mail:

CHILTON, JONES, MOORE - Seeking information on the descendants of my grandfather's older brother, Samuel High Chilton, born 1859 in Franklin Co., TN, and died 1914 near Norman, Cleveland Co., OK. He and his family supposedly farmed in the Rush Springs, Grady Co., area. Samuel's parents were T.L. Chilton and Mary Magee Jones. Mary died in 1877 in Montague Co., TX, but T.L.. and his third wife, Mattie Moore, lived around Rush Springs in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Mattie is said to have died in the Rush Springs area before 1910.
Penny Chilton, 1007 Sharpsburg Dr., Huntsville, AL 35803, E-Mail:

DUNNING - Seeking information about my great-grandfather, James Ezra Dunning and other family. He was born in 1840 in Spencer Co., IN and died in 1922, place unknown. Last known address was in Wheeler Co., TX in 1911 when he applied for a Confederate pension. Some of his children, William, Ike and Lena, may have lived and died in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK.
Cecil T. Dunning, 11220 View Valley Rd., Rockwood, IL 62280, E-Mail:

CAMPBELL, MOON - My grandfather, William Albert Campbell was born in Hobart, Kiowa Co., OK in 1910. I am seeking information on his parents, William Stokes Campbell and Nettie Carr Moon.
Gary Ripon, E-Mail:

TUMLINSON, WRIGHT - My grandfather, William Wiley "Bud" Tumlinson, was born somewhere in southwestn Oklahoma. Around 1920-24 he married my grandmother, Patty Della Wright. His first marriage was also to a Wright, but can't locate her name. She was killed in an accident around 1920. Any help would be appreciated.
Susan Tumlinson Silas, E-Mail:

BAUGH, SMITH, NULL - Searching for a lost relative, "Baby Girl Baugh," born in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK, between 1926 and 1927. She was put up for adoption. We don't know if it was a legal adoption, but we do think she may have been adopted by a Smith family. They may have listed her birth name under "Baby Girl Null." Any information would be appreciated.
Ken & Carrie PURDY, 978 E. 110 North, Heber City, UT 84032, E-Mail:

FUCHS, VOELKER, BEELER/BEALOR - My grandfather, George C. Fuchs, died in Sept. 1948. His obit listed a sister living in Okla., we think in or around Gotebo, Kiowa Co. George and his wife, Sophia Voelker, came to America from Yagodnaya, Russia in 1898, first going to Kansas and then to Oklahoma in about 1902. They had an older daughter, Maria Mary, who married a Beeler/Bealor and was living in the 1950s near Gotebo. I would appreciate any information on this family, especially on the sister and daughter, Mary.
L. HERTH, E-Mail:

HOSETOSIVET/HOSETOSAVIT, HERWANNEY, LARGE - Seeking information on my great-grandparents, Hosetosavit and Herwanney, members of the Comanche Indian tribe. Hosetosavit was born in 1884/6, son of Tatchemoechevit born 1855 and Werzueyah born1849. He had a brother, Outsse/Oatssee born 1876. Herwanney was born in 1889 and was the daughter of Herwanney born 1867. Hosetosavit has the given name of Robert on the 1917 Comanche census. He and Herwanney had three children on that census. Lillie born 1909, Eva born 1912 and Alfred born 1916. Alfred may have been Malfred. They also had a son Levi. Lillie/Lillian, my grandmother, married Fred Large, a Shoshone from Wind River, WY. Malfred and Levi married into the Mescalero Apache tribe and moved to that tribal area.
David DAVALOS, Stebbins, AK, E-Mail:

CAIN, PICKENS, HEWITT, DEGROSS - Need information on George Cain, wife Armilda Degross/Degrass. His son, William Marion Cain, was married in Oscar, Jefferson Co., OK to Alice Picken (dau. of Nathan Picken and Rosa Hewitt) in 1906.
Shelley Cain WAY, 1001 SW 1st St., Wilson, OK 73463, E-Mail:

COX, ADAMS - Seeking information on George Cox who died at Olustee, Jackson Co., OK in Feb of 1973. I believe he is a cousin of my father. The connecting family name is Adams.

PEARL, GRANT - Looking for information on Cora E. Pearl b 1868 and her husband, Dennis B. Grant. Believe they came to Lawton in the early 1900s. Family records show that Cora was still living in Lawton in early 1945. Part of that time they were living at the Indian School. They had two children, Francis S. b 1897 and Mary D. b 1899. Cora was my great-aunt and would like to know death dates and if there are any descendants.
Sylvia INMAN, E-Mail:

PARKS, MARLER, NICHOLSON - Looking for stories and information about William Eugene and Clemmie Parks, who lived in Lawton from about 1900 to 1940. Also about James Alonzo and Mary Isabelle Marler, who were early settlers in Lawton around the same time. And any information about Joseph Dennison "Den" Nicholson, who lived in Tipton, Tillman Co., in the 1920s.
Stephanie Parks, E-Mail:

CAINES - Charles A. Caines b 1855, d 1916 Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, and wife Josephine b 1853 Chicago, IL, d 1944 Supply, Woodward Co., OK, were 1901 pioneers of Lawton. Both are buried in Highland Cemetery in Lawton. They were affiliated with the First Baptist Church. She taught school in Wisc. before moving to Okla. They had at least one son, Floyd. Their farm was 5 miles west of Lawton where his parents homesteaded. Would appreciate any information on them.
Ken CURRELL, 9154 Rich Rd., Maysville, MI 48744

EDWARDS/HAND, GRAVES/THOMSON, HENDRIX/ARMISTEAD, TRUMP/MARTIN, EDWARDS/DIGGS, MARAT, NICHOLSON - The Oklahoma Society United Daughters of 1812 is trying to locate relatives of former members. These members, called Real Daughters, had fathers who served in the War of 1812. The Society wishes to place markers or insignias on their tombstones. They are Mrs. L.J. Edwards (Mary Hand) in Norman 1918; Mrs. Graves (Ellen Thomson) in Ryan, OK 1916; Mrs. Francis M. Hendrix (Eliza Susanna Armistead) in Sayre, OK 1918; Mrs. Cornelius Trump (Mary Ellen Martin) in Blackwell 1925; Mrs. Daniel Marat in Okla. City 1929; Miss Isabell Nicholson in Okla. City 1931. Please contact the Registrar for the Jacob White David Chapter Nona Quinn, Rt 2 Box 87, Geronimo, OK 73543 or E-mail:

WEBB, FRANKS - We have lost track of a Deborah Sue Webb when she married into Franks. Am interested in updating our family tree. We think she is still living in the Chattanooga/Lawton area. Believe she married in 1992 or 93.
John Webb, E-Mail:

HINES, BARNARD, ARRINGTON, YOUNG, BYRUM - John and Willie (Barnard) Hines are in Frederick, Tillman Co., OK on the 1910 and 1920 census. John was a cotton buyer and served as County Assessor. John was born in 1858 in Marshall Co., MS. He and Willie were married in 1882 in Sebastian Co., AR. They had two daughters, Nora Jane, who married Dr. J.E. Arrington, and Bettie Emma, who married Raymond Young, and one son, Charlie Clinton. Clint may have worked for T.P. Byrum in the cleaning business, who was some kin to the Hines. John died in 1943 and Willie died in 1948 and are buried in the Frederick cemetery. Would appreciate any information on this family.
Katharina Hines, E-Mail:

HEATLEY, ELLIS, McCAIN - Coleman Heatley had two children, Henry Braxton and Douglas. Henry Braxton Heatley marr. Sarah Callie McCain and they had 8 children: Douglas, Henry Coleman, Alpha, Charley, Clara, Melvin Ray, Ollie and Jewel. Henry Coleman Heatley was born in 1900 at Breckenridge, Stephens Co., TX and died abt 1963 at Duncan, Stephens Co., OK. He marr. Osie/Ocia Ellis. Most of these people lived in southwest Oklahoma around Duncan, Rush Springs, Marlow, etc., or Breckenridge, TX at some time in their lives. Would appreciate information on this family line.
Allen WHEATLEY, E-Mail:

WOODS, CLARK - Searching for descendants of George Thomas Woods born 1891 and maried Molly Francis Clark in 1915. George lived and raised his family around the Granite, Greer Co., OK area. I think he worked for the State. Their children are: Helen Bernice born 1917; Bertha born 1918; James Thomas b 1919; Warren Milburn born 1921; Lydia Bell born 1922; and Dortha Louise born 1932. George is my uncle.
Loyd Woods, P.O. Box 1049, Rush Springs, OK 73082, 1-580-476-3857, E-Mail:

GRIFFITH, NIPPER - Looking for information on William Uriah Griffith and his wife, Mary Catherine Romine Nipper. William was a Presbyterian minister who had small churches in the Lawton and Grady Co. areas. I am sure he had a church at Ninnekah in Grady Co., but not sure of other towns. He was orginally from N.C., she from GA, and they migrated to Indian Territory in the early 1900s. Their oldest son, Charlie, had a store in Chickasha. Both eventually moved to Calif., and died there. Their youngest son, Art, became a wrestling coach at Okla. A&M. Any information would be appreciated.
Bradford Griffith, E-Mail:

SPARKS - Seeking census or family record of Samuel J. Sparks. He is #37374 on the Guion roll of 1909. I believe he lived in Harmon Co.
Mrs. Geneva WOLFF, 1516 Shenandoah Dr., Cedar Park, TX 78613, 1-512-258-5354, E-Mail:

MORRIS, WILLIAMS, BENTLE, PHILLIPS, BURGESS - Albert L. Morris made the Cherokee Strip Run in 1893 and then from Van Alstyne, TX. Was in Maguin Twp., Greer Co., in 1900. No info after that. Need death and burial record. He was the oldest child of William M. and Josephine Burgess Morris. After William's death, Josephine and younger children lived in Grayson Co., TX and then came to OK. She is buried in Red Hill Cemetery at Hammon, Roger Mills Co., OK, as is her brother, Joshua Burgess. Albert's brother, Sylvester M. was in Washita Twp., Custer Co. in 1900. He and his two wives, Effie Williams and Mallei Bentle, are buried in Red Hill Cemetery. Sylvester died in 1949. Would like his obituary. Brother, Marion Charles was born about 1874 and may have died in mid-1880s. Brother, Jonathan Marvin was in Custer Co. in 1900. He may have later moved back to Texas as he is buried in Fort Sam Houston Cemetery. Sister, Jane Combs Morris, married Sam Phillips. Jane and Sam are buried in Red Hill Cemetery. Jane died 11 Nov 1948. Would like her obituary. Their only child, Bert, died in May 1980 and SS death benefit was paid to someone in Elk City, Beckham Co., OK. These families supposedly lived in Sayre, Canute and Elk City. Why are they buried at Hammon? Any information on these families will be appreciated.
Cheryl Morris, British Columbia, Canada, E-Mail:

SCEARCE, SCARCE - Seeking others with either surname as both are pronounced the same and probably are related to same ancestors. Interested in starting up the publication of the Scearce/Scarce Newsletter again if there is enough interest.
Aulena Scearce GIBSON, E-Mail:

GEORGE, STIMMEL - Edwin A. George was stationed at Fort Will near Lawton, OK in 1917. He was married 17 Nov 1917 in Lawton to Lena Stimmel of Kansas City, MO. Does anyone know who the children of this marriage were?
Yvonne George MOSES, 2132 N. Summit Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187

LAFON, NEW - William L. LaFon b 1847 in Lewis Co., MO married 1875 in TX Emma New b 1856 in KY. They were in Headrick, Jackson Co., OK in 1910 and had the following children: Edward b 1876, Lora M. b 1880, Lillie Balthrope b 1883 (my grandmother), William Ernest b 1885, Emma b 1886, Vera b 1888, Infant b abt 1889-92, Infant b abt 1889-92, Lillard b 1893 and Eugene b 1895. Seeking death dates for William and Emma.
Linda Baker, E-Mail:

BLACKMORE, WHISENANT - Mary Elizabeth Blckmore was born in 1844 in Blountsville, Sullivan Co., TN and died in 1910 in Hollis, Harmon Co., OK. Her husband was John William Hugh Whisenant who died in 1898 in Hollis. Seeking information on Mary's parents, siblings, children, cause of death, etc. I was told she may have Indian blood, but uncertain. Will appreciate any information.
Stacey THORNTON, E-Mail:

HENDRIX, SUGGS - Seeking information about the Hendrix family who lived in Comanche Co., OK in the early 1900s. They lived north of Walters, now Cotton Co., and later in Lawton. Seborn Asberry Hendrix died 25 Dec 1914. His wife, Alvira, died in Lawton in 1933. They had three sons, James Wesley, Howard O. and Barney Watson Hendrix, and one daughter, Bertha Ethel. Barney, who was my wife's grandfather, was born in 1897 and married Climie Lee Suggs in 1923 in Fannin Co., TX.
Paul Deschenes, 290 Elm St., Keene, NH 03431, E-Mail:

STEWART, BROOKS - I'm looking for information on ancestors and descendants of Charles Edward Stewart b 1860 and Della Ann Brooks b 1869 TX. They had a farm 14 miles west and 2 miles south of Walters, Cotton Co., OK. It was sold in 1924 and they lived with various children, primarily in Calif., until their deaths. Charles died in 1940 and Della in 1943 and both are buried in Walters cemetery. They had eight children: James D., Charles E., E.V. "Bud," L.Z. "Babe," Oma W., Monta M., Emma A., and Ona L. (my father). All of them have passed away. Charles' father was also named Charles Edward, was from Ireland, and married to a Cherokee woman. She had been on the "Trail of Tears" relocation. I have no idea what her name was. She was always referred to as "Grandma" by my father. I don't know where they are buried. Will appreciate any information on this family.
Don Stewart, P.O. Box 3261, Columbia Falls, MT 59912, E-Mail:

McCOWN, COMPTON, GRACE - I am looking for the family of George W. McCown. He was born in 1840 in Texas, the son of William and Elizabeth Compton McCown. He married Nancy E. Grace in Fannin Co., TX in 1863. According to the 1880 Milam Co., TX census, they had the following children: William F. b ca 1864, Henry b ca 1866, James b ca 1873 and Charles b ca 1879. According to a letter from his gr-niece, "after over twenty years in Milam County, he moved to Rush Springs (now Grady Co.), Indian Territory."
Cynthia McMULLEN, Rt 3, Box 621, Huntington, TX 75949

LABOON, ASKEY - I grew up in Marlow, Stephens Co., OK. I have information to share on the Labon family of Chickasha, Grady Co., Askey family, and a few others.
Gloria KERN, E-Mail:

BARBER, COKER, COOK - I am seeking information on the mysterious disappearance of my grandfather, Hardy Jay Barber, from the Altus, Jackson Co., OK area in 1910-11, at approx. age of 38. he left home on a cattle buying trip with $3000 and never returned. His remains were finally discovered and identified 7 years later. It was rumored he was killed by the Cook gang, an outlaw gang and train robbers. His life, we were told, was once spared by Bill Cook after he had been ordered to take Hardy Barber into the woods and kill him. Cook let him go on this occasion, Bill Cook had known him growing up. I was also told Hardy was a law enforcement officer, but we can find no record of this. Hardy left a widow, MaryElla (Coker), and five children. Can anyone shed any light on this?
Betty Sue -------, E-Mail:

HAMRICK, CROWELL - Does anyone know about the Hamrick family buried in the Davidson, Tillman Co., OK cemetery? The Crowell (Crouell) family members buried there are related to me, but wondering about the Hamricks.
Zia Crowell MILLER, Victoria, TX, E-Mail:

REID, FURLOW - Searching for information on the John W. Reid family. John b 1853 GA marr. 1875 Ella Virginia Furlow b 1860 AR and homesteaded in the Saddle Mountain and Meers area in Comanche Co. The Reid's children were Eula Augusta, Hix, Annie, Eddie and George. Ella Reid died in 1936 and is buried in the Green Valley cemetery. Do not know where John Reid is buried. Will appreciate information on this family.
Deborah Gallaher, E-Mail:

MORLAN, REESE, KIRBY - My grandmother, Mary Jane Reese was born in 1911 in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK to Frank Reese and possibly Nancy/Narcy Kirby. Mary Jane marr. Ernest Morlan in 1928 in Tupelo, Coal Co., OK. Frank and Nancy were marr. in 1910 in Lawton. Family story says Mary Jane's mother is a direct descendant of Quanah Parker. However, nothing can be found to substantiate this claim. Mary Jane seems to have had at least one brother, named James E. Reese b abt 1916 per 1920 census. No other information is known. Will appreciate information on this family.
Bill Morlan, E-Mail:
TURNER, WATSON - Seeking descendants of Thomas Dozier Turner and wife, Mattie Martha A. Watson. He was born in 1846 in Marion Co., GA and died in 1917 in Binger, Caddo Co., OK. They had 18 children: 1. William b 1869 Bibb Co., GA d 1871, 2. Henry Clay b 1871 TX d 1934 m Richie Johnson, 3. James Monroe b 1872 TX d 1960 m Susa Carnelia Simmons, 4. Elizabeth b 1874 TX d 1958 m Jim Roberson, 5. Benjamin Franklin b 1875 McLennan Co., TX d 1941 Stockton, CA m Maud Josephine Zackery, 6. George Washington b 1877 McLennan Co., TX d 1965 m Joshie Williams, 7. Andrew Jackson b 1878 McLennan Co., TX d 1961 m Edna Woods, 8. Isham b 1880 McLennan Co., TX d 1880, 9. Thomas Dozier, Jr., b 1881 Bell Co., TX d 1968 Kaufman Co., TX m Lula Odessa Simmons, 10. Mattie Martha b 1882 McLennan Co., TX d 1969 m Buck Moore, 11. Rylie b 1884 McLennan Co., TX d 1893, 12. Ervin b 1886 McLennan Co., TX d 1973 m Elsie McLaughlin, 13. Lillie Belle b 1888 McLennan Co., TX d 1963 CA m Oscar Will Finney, 14. Earlie May b 1890 d 1977 m Edwin R. Loring, 15. Fred b 1891 d 1974 m Birdie Myrtle Wesson, 16. Anna Laurie b 1892 d 1984 m 1. Fred Smith, 2. Frank Holmes, 17. Chesly Arnold b 1895 d 1949 m Lodie Viola Wesson, 18. Oran Moran b 1898 d 1977 m Oma Del Martin. This was a large family and we know that a lot of the descendants lived in Oklahoma.
Elaine Turner, RR 1 Box 89-C, Harwood, TX 78632, E-Mail:

MORGAN, MULLINAX, PATTON - John (or W.D.) and Minnie C. Mullinax Morgan moved to the Duncan, Stephens Co., OK area from Illinois in 1903/4. According to famly lore John took a load of grain to town one Saturday and never returned. His empty wagon was found, no team and no body. What really happened to John Morgan? Minnie remarried to John Grant Patton in 1907. How did she do this without proving his death? My grandmother, Clara, was their only child to live to adulthood and she died when my Mother was very young. The 1900 Jefferson Co., IL census shows John was born in PA, but the 1910 shows Clara's father was born in NJ. Are there newspaper articles or court records that could shed some light on this mystery?
Peggy COOPER, 2149 Marsalis, Abilene, TX 79603 E-Mail:

SUNDERMAN - G. August and Lucinda Sunderman were in Betina Twp, Beckham Co., OK on the 1920 census. They moved to OK from TX between 1910 and 1920. Both were born in Jackson Co., IN. In 1920 they had son, Herman, 43, and four grandchildren, Lucy, Carlina?, Amiel/Emil? and Nina? living with them. Have obituary from 1925 which has Lucinda in or around Erick, Beckham Co., OK. Lucinda died in 1930 in Tonkawa, Kay Co., OK. At that time there were four daughters in Oklahoma: Mary Tyarks, Sayre, Beckham Co.; Minnie Martin, Wewoka, Seminole Co.; Annie Stringfellow, Sayre; and Emilie Martin, Wetumka, Hughes Co.; a daughter, Lucinda Harsa in Sioux City, IA; and son, Herman, in Tonkawa. Would like to correspond with family of any who are related to this family.
Frank SUNDERMAN, 400 Shannon Rd., Papillion, NE 68046-2026 Ph# 402-339-1598

PHILLIPS, KING - Seeking information on Joseph H. and Martha Leeann Phillips who were living in Tillman Co., OK in 1910. I am told they are buried there. Their sons were Mack (Mcfowley), Samuel and Joseph D. I was also told Mack's son, Stanley A., lived with Mack's in-laws, the King family. Also need info on a person called Boogie Phillips.
Danny Phillips, E-Mail:

CHAMBERS, JOHNSON - My grandparents, James Chambers born 1846 GA, and Emily Johnson born 1850 GA, married about 1864. They had seven children in GA; Caroline, Sherman, Calvin, Mary, Albert, Walter and Edd. After moving to Montague Co., TX they had Mack and Audie. After a few years there, they moved to Marlow, Stephens Co., OK (then Chickasaw Nation, I.T.) around 1900. Mack Chambers was my father.
Claude Chambers, 12802 Panda Lane, Manchaca, TX 78652, E-Mail:

SCIVALLY, MARTIN, WATTS, GREEN - Looking for information on my GGrandfather, James Calvin Scivally. and his wife, Martha Ann Martin. He was a Methodist preacher in 1884. He was also a Mason and a Texas Ranger and fought the Indians. He died in 1932 in Mangum, Greer Co., OK. They had ten children, six of whom are, Eunice, James Hardy, Mazeppa Guy, Andrew, Oscar, and my grandmother, Ural who married Emmett Watts. Ural and Emmett had seven children, one of whom was my mother, LaVena who was born in 1916 in Duke, Jackson Co., OK. She married Mr. Green. I know there is a booklet that tells something about James Scivally. Who were their other children? Also seeking information on Emmett Watts ancestors.
Janet ARICIU, E-Mail:

JAMISON, ROSS - Seeking information on my great-uncle, William Kiscellus Jamison, who was on the Itawamba Co., MS 1860 census as 13 years old. He was the son of Thomas Jefferson Jamison and Susan Eliz. Ross, who also had Sherman, James, Rubin W. (my grandfather), Laura and poss. Elizabeth. Kiscellus left MS for the West, and is known to have lived in Kinney, southwest of Snyder, Kiowa Co., OK. Rubin wrote letters to this area in theh 1950s. Does anyone know anything about this family?
Misty LEWIS, E-Mail:

DUCKWORTH, CUTRELL - George Thomas Duckworth and his wife, Dora (Doris) Cutrell, were in Custer County, OK in 1900, where their daughter, Nora Alice was born. Seeking more information on this family.
Christopher DEE, E-Mail:

DUNCAN, ROWLAND, PAYNE, WALTERS, WEST, ANDERSON, HILL - Seeking information on henry Philip Hart Duncan born 1843 in Coffee Co., TN and possibly died 1908 in Duke, Jackson Co., OK. His wife (1st wife?), Martha Rowland, died in 1884 in TN. Their children were: Mary Ivena m. John Douglas Duncan, Ambrose Ganaway m. clementine Payne, Granville Yates m. Mollie Walters and moved to TX?, Daniel Bates m. Lula West and moved to TX?, Katherine Elizabeth m. H.N. Walters, Martha Bell m. Robert E. Anderson, Thomas Rowland m. Josie Hill and moved to Hill Co., TX, and Harriett Marinda m. Adam Hamilton Duncan and moved to Los Angeles, CA. Where is Henry Philip Hart Duncan buried and did any of his children move to Oklahoma with him?
Martha Duncan MORRIS, Wheaton, IL, E-Mail:

HEWITT, BRADLEY - Seeking information on Margaret M. Hewitt born 1865 in AR, married Enoch Dempsey Bradley. They moved to Grady or McClain Co., OK in 1912. Margaret died in 1912 in Grady Co., and is buried in Clopton Cemetery at Newcastle, AKA "the old Indian cemetery." Any information or leads greatly appreciated.
Ollie Rivers, E-Mail:

BLAIR, VANCE - Jack Blair died at Duke, Jackson Co., OK about 1939/40. He married a Vance. His sister, Della, married Willis T. Vance and also lived there several years before moving back to Wichita Co., TX. Jack and Della were the children of Leroy Jackson Blair from Lipan, Hood Co., TX. They were my great-uncle and aunt. Also had great-uncle Rob or Robert Blair who died in Okla.
Wanda Blair RUBY, 2032 Mosby Rd., Hernando, MS 38632, E-mail:

DANIEL - Thompson B. and Luella Daniel lived in Eldorado, Jackson Co., OK the first half of this century. Their son, John C., was born in Goodlet, hardeman Co., TX before 1900. According to John's birth certificate, Luella was born in 1867/68 in MS. Thompson's family is in Dallas Co., TX in 1860. Who are Luella's parents and siblings?
Don (Donas) Daniel, E-mail:

REED, SMITH - Am looking for death and burial information on Warner Reed born 1882 OH and d 1898 Hydro, Caddo Co., OK. Story says he died in a hunting accident. His parents were Thomas Jefferson Reed and Martha Elizabeth Smith.
L. LANG, E-mail:

McDONALD, PARKER, BOND, MARCHBANKS - Am searching for data on my grandfathers. James Henderson McDonald and his family lived in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK during the years 1900-1943, his approx. death year. His wife was Emma Parker. He was one of the principals in McDonald-Doughty Wholesale Grocery Co. in Chickasha. Last residence address was on Minnesota St. My maternal grandfather, Dr. Stephen Homer Bond was a pioneer dentist in Chickasha during the years 1900-1947, when he died. His wife was Mary Bessie Marchbanks. Last residence address was on 17th St.
Jim McDonald, 2604 Thomas Dr., Austin, TX 78708, E-mail:

SMITH, ROACH - Looking for descendants of Alford Virgil Smith who died at Mangum, Greer Co., OK. He was born in 1868 in Bibb Co., AL and Married Sarah Addie Roach there in 1888. The family moved to Henderson, Rusk Co., TX before finally making their home in Oklahoma.
Rickey Owens-Smith, E-Mail:

NOLL, DAVIS, FLOYD, CAMERON, JULIAN - Looking for descendants of Monte Layman Noll. He married Mary Louise Davis and they had five children: Nina (1903-1986) m. Marvin Cameron (1903-1977), had two children-Jeannie and Leva Mae; Mary m. Edward Julian (1899-1977); Phillip; Thelma; and Eulalia Florence m. Ralph Hendrix Floyd. All except Eulalia lived in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK.
Suzette MAY, E-Mail:

STEPHENS - My father, Lonnie Cecil Stephens was born 13 Jul 1900 in Purcell, Chickasaw Nation, I.T., and died in 1962 in Wash. His father was Addison Beatty Stephens born TN, died in 1925 in Okla. City and buried in Tuttle, Grady Co., OK. The family lived around Chickasha and Tuttle. I can't find them on the Grady Co. 1910 or 1920 census. Information on this family would be appreciated.
Barbara Stephens BARTZ, E-Mail: Sea-abd-Sun@worldnet.attnet

HARRIS, OWENS - Searching for descendants of Benjamin Franklin Harris. He and family went to Stephens Co. (then Chickasaw Nation, I.T.) in 1883 where dau. Lillie F. was born in December. They were back in Texas in 1888, and then in Stephens Co. again in 1890 when Nancy L. was born and were still there for the 1900 census (Township 3 [Loco], Pickens Co., Chickasaw Nation), where he was listed as a mail carrier. Benjamin was born in 1855 in Lauderdale Co., MS and married Kiziah J. Owens in Freestone Co., TX in 1875. Their children were: William Tyler, Nora B., James, Lillie F., Benjamin F., Nancy L., Dora M., Carrie C., and Mose E. What happened to them after 1900? His brother, Henry was also in Stephens Co. from 1892 until his death. Some of Henry's grandchildren still live in the Loco area, but the ones I have talked to know nothing of Benjamin. Does anyone have information on this family?
Ann Harris, 1913 Berkeley Ave., Austin, TX 78745-4904 E-Mail:

KILLIAN/KILLION/KILLYON, WHITE, BROWN - Hallie Killian marr. George White possibly mid-1890s. Was told she was born in Fairfield, Freestone Co., TX around 1881. Who were her parents? She and George and one child were living in Ellis Co., TX in 1900 census. Hallie apparently died before April 10, 1910 census of Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. Known children were Milton and Eara, others possibly died in infancy. George White could have been born in Waxahatchie, Ellis Co., TX around 1870s. His brother, Woodard, marr. a Mary or Mamie. They and one child, Maggie, born 1913, lived in Lawton after 1920. George's sister, Ollie, marr. L.S. Brown and lived in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK until her death (date unk.). One son, Ezra, had a daughter named Mayme or Mamie Brown. Seeking information or correspondence with descendants of these families.
Ruthann PATTERSON, 650 Dexter, Colo. Springs, CO 80911-2542. E-Mail:

PHELPS, PALMER - Looking for information on Caddo Phelps who lived in western Oklahoma in early 1900s, and had at least one son, Ray Phelps, who lived in Verden, Grady Co., OK. Ray married Norma Palmer in Okla. City in the 1930s, and had two daughters, Wanda Jean and Betty Jo. Ray later married Mary _____, and moved to Verden where they opened a small grocery store. Who was Ray's mother?
Roger D. PHILLIPS, E-Mail:

HUTCHINSON, MARTIN, HENDERSON, KUSER - John A.(b. 1832 Obion Co., TN) and Lucy/Luci A. (Martin)(b. 1837 Hickman Co., KY?) Hutchinson brought their eight children to Eldorado, Jackson Co., OK, around 1895 from somewhere in Mayfield, Graves Co., KY. Some of the children were: Margaret, John, Mariah, Dora m. a Henderson, Alexandrew F., Charles M., and Clarence Odice. Clarence married Allie Kuser whose parents were Jeremiah S. and Mary D. Kuser, also of Eldorado. I have the Kuser family history, but need more information about the Hutchinson family.
Debra LOWE, 302 Pleasant Park road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 5M8. E-Mail:

FLESHER, GROSS, GREEN, FORD - My grandparents, Harrish Flesher and Emma Gross were married in 1892 in Greer Co., TX, now Greer Co., OK. Her aunt, Ellen Gross, married Franklin Green in Morgan Co., IN. They went to Coles Co., IL, Miller Co., MO, and I believe he is the Frank Green in the 1890 census of Cimarron Co., OK. Emma Gross's parents were Samuel and Sarah Ford Gross who were marr. in Morgan Co., IN and also went to Coles Co., IL, Miller Co., MO, TX and then to Okla. Samuel died in 1894 in Moore, Cleveland Co., OK. Have never found Sarah Gross in the 1900 census or where she died about 1904-1906. Some say she died while living with her son, John, in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, others say living with son, Thomas, in Kiowa Co., OK. Any clue would be appreciated.
Ellen BYRNE, E-Mail:

CALVERT, SCROGGINS, JOHNSON, DEWLISS, GOLDEN, MILLER - Seeking information on Henry Calvert born around the late 1850s in Texas. He married Mary Elizabeth Scroggins in Wise Co., TX in the early 1880s. They had a son, William Cleave born abt 1883 in Wise Co. Henry died around 1886 in Wise Co. Mary Elizabeth then married a Johnson and they moved to Okla. around 1895. Her parents were Andrew and Malissa Scroggins, who also had Margaret,, Feobra, Amanda, Robert Lee, Samuel, and Theodoria, all born in Wise Co. Feobra married charles Dewliss in 1888 in Wise Co. William Cleave married Letty Elizabeth Golden andhad Hester, Gussie (my husband's mother), Lorene, Arnold, Hilda May, Marie, Haskell, Inez, Mary Elizabeth and Lahoma Dell, all born in Garvin and McClain counties, OK. Gussie married Woodrow Lee Miller in 1934 in Pauls Valley, Garvin Co., OK, and had Orville Lee, Bobby Wayne, Billy Ray and Carl Herbert, all born in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, except Orville, who was born in Pauls Valley.
Faye Miller, Rt 1 Box 46-D, Cache, OK 73527, E-Mail:

HENDRICKSON - I am seeking information on Fred William Hendrickson, born in Stephens County in 1924. He died on Long Island, NY in 1984. He was my father. Any information would be helpful.
David Michael Hendrickson, 777 Dunlavy #1103, Houston, TX 77019, E-Mail:

CHAPMAN, LIVINGSTON, NARR - I am looking for information on William Jones Chapman born 1906 in Montague Co., TX , died in 1961 at Clinton, Custer Co., OK and is buried in Memorial Park Cemetery in Okla. City. He was the son of Lawrence Larkin and Delia Melvina (Livingston) Chapman. William was the youngest of four sons, and has one sister that I know of, Gwen Chapman Narr, who would now be 93-97 years old. Her last known address was in Eufaula, McIntosh Co., OK four years ago. Any information would be appreciated.
Nina LADON, 505 N. 2nd, Marlow, OK 73055, E-Mail:

STOTT, BAKER, HOBSON, RICHARDSON, WIRT/WERT, GREEN - Seeking information on or living relatives of Mike and Rebecca Jane Stott, who lived in Waurika, Jefferson Co., OK. They were born circa 1865 and were from Miss., and moved to Okla. after 1900. Rebecca Jane, my great-grandmother, died in 1936 and is buried in the Waurika Cemetery. Prior to her marriage to Mr. Stott, she was married to James Monroe Baker, who died in Miss. about 1892. They had four children, then she and Stott had nine or ten children. Two of the Baker children were Lulu who married Bob Muse and lived in Frederick, Tillman Co., OK, and my grandmother, Susie Francis Baker Green, who lived to age 107 in Booneville, Prentiss Co., MS. Seven known Stott children are Oscar b 1893; Dora b 1899 and married a Hobson; Joe b 1896; Janie b 1899 and married Kendrick Richardson; Creighton/Crayton/Craton b 1896 and married Irma; Gertrude b 1890 and married Lewis/Louis Wirt/Wert; and Lee Ann b 1891 and married a Shawn (first or last name?)
J.R. Green, Phone 601-566-2904, E-Mail:

COTTINGHAM, TRIBBLE - Searching for information on John Wesley Cottingham born 1856 in Wallaceburg, ARK and died 16 Apr 1922 in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. He married Francis Ophelia Tribble in 1800 and had four children, Lula Isabella, Ethel, Susie and Hugh Wendell.
Mary PEDERSEN, P.O. Box 215, Clay Center, KS 67432, E-Mail:

SHEPHERD, THRALL - William Raymond Shepherd was born 1884 in Moniteau Co., MO, and died 1965 in Okla. City, OK, the son of William M. (b 1854 IL) and Frances Thrall (b 1856 NY) Shepherd. William R.'s obituary stated that services were held in Snyder, Kiowa Co., OK, and Okla. City. He was employed in Okla. City at a supply company about 15 years and had been a manager of city hotels, motels and apartments. He was survived by his wife, Madge. What was his connection to Snyder? Did he formerly live there? Did he have family there?
Raymond E. Shepherd, E-Mail:

SCHMIDT, KOHN, KOEHN - Seeking informatin on Jacob B.P. Schmidt and Maria/Mary Kohn/Koehn were married in Kansas. They were somewhere in Oklahoma by 1896 when their son, Joel was born, and in Shirley township, Grady Co., OK in 1910 and 1920 census. Their children were Hannah b 1890, Emelie? b 1891, Joel J. b 1896 in Okla. and died 1964?, William J. b 1893, Frey?, a daughter, b 1910 and Henry J. b 1911. Living with them in 1910 &1920 is Lena Koehn, the step-mother of Mary, who died in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK in 1928. Helena (Lena) Jantz Koehn died in Chickasha in 1928. Jacob Schmidt died in 1941.
Michael A. KAEHN, Victoria, B.C., E-mail:

DUTTON, OGILBEE - My great-uncle, William R. Dutton, from Ohio, was reported to be the first postmaster of Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. He married Ella Ogilbee in W. Alexander, PA in 1884, and a few years later moved to Anadarko. Later they moved to Foraker, Osage Co., OK, where Ella was postmistress and William was elected a senator of Oklahoma. He published a newspaper called The Foraker Tribune. Can anyone confirm these facts?
Carole Dutton MALISIAK, E-Mail:

CAMPBELL, RANSOM - My grandmother who raised me, Flura Campbell, was born in 1907 near Ryan, now Jefferson Co., then Chickasaw Nation, Ind. Terr. Her parents were Henry Jackson Campbell and Mary Eliza or Louisa Ransom Campbell. They came from East Tenn. sometime before the birth of their child and stayed a few years afterwards. She says she was born in a log cabin by an older Native American woman. Around 25 years ago, she came back to Okla. to a funeral of a cousin, Lonnie Campbell. I wonder if I have relatives there and am curious why they left East Tenn. to come to Oklahoma.

WELLS, BUTLER - Seeking information on Otto Wells. He is on the 1895 Comanche Indian census alone, on the 1905 as age 36 with wife, Mary P. age 34, dau. Mattie Rosy age 10 and son, Alfred Morrison age 7, and on the 1917 as Otto Wells (Koom mah ro so) born 1869, dau. Winona born 1909, son Charles Ellis born 1914, son Otto, Jr. born 1916. Mary P. Hunter (Wells) born 1870 is listed separately and Alfred Morrison Wells born 1897 is listed separately. At some point, Otto Wells had a wife names Laura Butler of the Caddo tribe.
Jean E. Butler, E-Mail:

HAAS, BEATY, HILL, HARPER, STAUBUS, MOSES, BLACKWOOD - Clarence Edward Haas ws a pharmacist and became Clerk of Court of Tillman County, Okla. When Clarence died he had been the Clerk for 40 years. His wife was Myrtle Beaty. His children were Leona marr. a Hill; Mildred G. (Mickey) marr. a Harper; Willa Jean marr. a Staubus; and Clarence, Jr. Clarence, Sr., was the son of Karl Haas and Eliza Moses, who had come from Blacksburg, SC to Harrah, Oklahoma Co., Okla., in the early 1900s. Karl was the son of Adam Haas and Canzada Blackwood of Blacksburg, SC. What happened to Clarence and Myrtle's children? Is there an Adam Haas family Bible? Who were the parents of Adam Haas?
Sandra Elliott, E-mail:

HERRON - Seeking information about the Herron family living in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK 1920s or so. They had lived in Arkansas. Buck H. Herron died Jan. 1930 in Lawton. His wife, Ella? died Jan. 1930 while visiting her brother in Tulsa.
Patricia J. Herron, 155 S. Fairbanks, Sanger, CA 93657

EDDY, BUTLER, GASPER - Gertrude Eddy born 1906 Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, baptised on 11 Nov 1906 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Lawton, with sponsors August and Gertrude Gasper, was the daughter of George Eddy and Emma Butler, according to certifical of baptism. Gertrude also went by the name of Paula G. Eddy in later life and lived in Chicago, according to her social security card of 1939. There is indication that the baptismal record was incorrect and that someone taking the place of Father Lamb incorrectly recorded the birthplace as Lawton, but it should have been Apache Mission. George and Emma had three children when Gertrude was born, Ed, Bernice born 1904 and Irene born 1905, three or four after Gertrude, Marguerite, Mary born 1907, Helen, and possibly Pat. If you have information about this family, please contact me.
Susan BRADY, 2051 Murphy Ln., Moab, UT 84532, E-mail:

ANDERSON, EDWARDS, LAVELLE - Looking for additional information about John Green Anderson and his wife, Arena Victoria (Edwards), who were living in or near Linwood, Pickens County (now Jefferson Co.), Indian Territory in 1904. She later married ______ Leavelle. Looking for any information including burial locations.
Grover Anderson, 1523 S. 28th, Quincy, IL 62301, E-Mail:

PETTLE, ROLFING, DAVIS, MONTGOMERY - I am researching my great-grandfather, John Pettle, who was 1/2 or 1/4 Choctaw. He was raised by the Rolfing family in Cordell, Washita Co., OK or Clinton, Custer Co., OK. He married Alma Davis and had nine children. Faye Pettle was the youngest girl and my grandmother. She married O.P. Montgomery and lived in Ardmore, Carter, OK most of her life. She died in 1990. Any information about John Pettle's heritage appreciated.
Brett Alison FISHER, E-mail:

SMITH, WILSON, BOBO - Looking for any information on Ruth (Rutha) Smith, wife of Elijah Thomas Wilson. I believe she died in Delhi, Beckham Co., OK in 1898, but I am not sure. She was the mother of Minnie S. (1872-1928), Mark (1876-?), Jimmie R. (1877-1962), William (1878-?), Nettie (1881-1965), and Maggie (1882-?). This family, excluding Ruth, was listed on the 1900 census in Mangum, Greer Co., OK. Jimmie R. married Willie (possibly James William) Bobo. Their daughter, Callie Mae, says she was born in an Indian dugout about 13 miles north of Sayre, Beckham Co., OK on April 6, 1902. Supposedly Willie had left his wife shortly before Callie was born. Would appreciate any information on these families.
Jan KNIGHT, 1925 Capell Valley Road, Napa, CA 94558, E-mail:

ELDER, CANNON, PHIPPS, BOLES, CARPENTER, BUSBY, GOLDEN, JAMES, HUMMINGBIRD - Franklin "Frank" Elder, Jr. (1867 GA -1931) and Lula Cannon (1870 GA -unk.) had six children: Frank III of Chickasha, Grady Co., OK, Grace, Rose (Busby), Mame (Golden), Frances "Fanny" (James) and Angie May (Phipps-Boles-Carpenter)(1901-1975), my grandmother. I believe Lula's parents were named Gus and Virginia Cannon and resided in the area. A second daughter, Mary "Molly" Cannon married Randolph Hummingbird (Cherokee enrollment #4868). I would appreciate any information regarding this family.
Tammy Hinton, 603 Front Street, Hudson, WI 54016, E-mail:

SISSON - I am trying to locate siblings, parents, etc., of a Thomas Carl Sisson who was born about 1911 in the Frederick, Tillman Co., OK area. He had four children--Carlus, David, Royce and Sharon. Thomas was known by a nickname of Pete. Any information would be appreciated.
Melvin M. MILES, 119 W. Church St., Mount Airy, NC 27030, E-mail:

MANNING, DUNIGAN - I am searching for descendants of Grace L. Manning born abt 1896 KY and Ruby N. Manning born abt 1898 KY to Henry L. Manning (born Whitley Co., KY 1860) and wife, Lora Dunnigan Manning (born 1872 TN). I last find them on the 1910 census of Comanche County, town of Chattanooga, in the home of Charles (born 1863 LA) and Anna Dunigan (born 1860 TN), Lora's parents. Evicently Lora and Henry had separated by this date, because Henry was back in Whitley Co., KY by 1910. I do not know Grace and Ruby's married names or even if they married. They would be my first cousins, daughters of my father's oldest brother. Any help would be appreciated.
Gloria PERKINS, McCreary Co., KY, E-mail: suparson@InfoAve.Net

RACY - Seeking death information on Nash Racy, my grandfather's brother. He was in Old Greer County in the 1890s, owned property and is on the tax roll for Mangum. In 1898 he was inquiring on putting his children into school in Altus, (now Jackson Co.). In 1902 his wife, Dixie, filed for divorce. After that I have nothing on him. Nash, brother William and two other brothers, were left orphans around Waco, TX, when they were young, according to my grandfather's story. They owned the ZV ranch around Ladessa in the 1890s. Hoping to find out names of parents through death certificates of the brothers.
Sherma RAYMOND, 1910 Laurel Dr., Harlingen, TX 78550, E-mail:

DYE - My great-grandfather, Edward Dye, moved to Lone Wolf, Kiowa Co., OK, in or around 1901. I assume he went there to purchase land. I also assume his wife, Ida M., and children, Roland and Leland, went with him. According to family story he died in 1905 in Lone Wolf. Seeking to locate and confirm his place and date of death and/or burial.
Linda KNABKE, E-mail:

SMITH, STEWART - I am researching on my great-grandfather, Neal Smith born 1880, place unknown, and died 1912, one month after my grandmother, Lillie Mae, was born. He married Maggie Stella Stewart. She was born at Woolsey, Chickasaw Nation, I.T.,(now Stephens Co.) and I have a great deal of information on her. Lillie Mae was born in or around Woolsey, Lawton, Comanche Co., or Waurika, Jefferson Co.
Kim JOHNSON, E-mail:

BREWER - I am looking for information on John James Brewer (1872-1948) and his wife, Texie Anna Brewer (188901956). They are both buried around Elgin, Comanche Co., OK. Any information would be appreciated.
Cletus Brewer, E-mail:

IBARGER, BALCH - I am seeking any information about John Henry Barger or his wife, Sarah Balch. They lived two miles south of Lone Wolf, Kiowa Co., OK., and it is rumored that he was buried there by the railroad tracks after he died jumping from the train from Hobart in 1901.
Scott Barger, E-mail:

TIDMORE, COKER - Pinkerton "Pink" Tidmore, dob unknown, was the oldest son of John P. Tidmore born 13 Nov 1858 AL, died 7 Jun 1923 TX. Pink had five children: Fern, Forest, Emma Mae, Lucille and Lonny. He lived his adult life in the Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK area where he operated a produce house. He had a brother, Ernest, born in Mt. View, Kiowa Co., OK on 12 Mar 1901. John P. Tidmore was the son of Henry J. Tidmore born 17 Jul 1834 AL. John, his wife Emma V. (Coker), five sons and two daughters arrived in the Carnegie/Mt. View area about 1895. They left around 1902 or 1903 and went to Hardeman Co., TX.
Ronald STONE, Chillicothe, TX, E-mail:

CORNELIUS - I am searching for information on the Cornelius family that moved to Jefferson County area in the late 1890's. I am specifically interested in James Cornelius. I believe he was born near Greenville, Hunt Co., TX in 1885. He married Goldie approx. 1905. They had several children, Louise, Donald and Esther, and maybe others. He was killed during a jewelry store robbery in southwest Oklahoma sometime between 1910 and 1920.
Dale Cornelius, E-mail:

WALK, HIATT (HYATT) - Josephine Hiatt (Hyatt?) married Charlie Walk and had sons, Van and Cleburn. She died in the influenza epidemic of 1918. They lived in the Ardmore and Anadarko areas.
Michael and Brice Walk, E-mail:

PYLES, FRICKS, FUNDERBURG - I am researching Willis C. Pyle born 1844 maybe in TN and moved to Ark, then to Okla. sometime before 1901. He married Martha Jane Cannon. Both are buried in the cemetery in Erick, Beckham Co., OK. They had three sons, Joseph S. born 1875, married Malinda E. Fricks (my great-grandparents), John H. born 1876 and Wm. Riley born 1881, and one daughter, Myrtle. I need information on John W. Pyle born 1849. I believe he is the brother of Willis C., but have not confirmed this yet. John W. is listed in the Erick cemetery and there is a Sarah C. Pyle born 1851 and died in 1925, also listed. I think she might be the wife of John W. Any information on the Pyles would be appreciated.
Kay SAULS, E-mail:

GIBSON - I am searching the Gibson line in Waurika, Jefferson Co., OK. My grandfather, Bert Lee Gibson, Sr., was shot to death by Charles Evans in May, 1910. I am trying to find any information about that Gibson family, or allied family, I can. My great-grandfather's name was C.S. Gibson born 1831 in TN. I don't know what the C.S. stands for. Bert Lee was born in Knox Co., TN in March, 1888.
Charlotte Gibson KENDRICK, E-mail:

SUMMERS, GRISHAM, WALKER, RICHARDSON, BELL - I am looking for living descendants of Rosco Arthur Summers and Sophia Lorella Summers. Their parents were Andrew Jackson Summers and Martha Jane Grisham. Rosco and Lorella were siblings of my mother, Barbara Alma (summers) Cloud. Rosco married Lucy Walker, daughter of Abraham E. Walker. They lived on a farm near Duncan, Stephens Co., OK. Their children were: Elsie, Mildred, Kenneth, Leroy and Thurman. Elsie married Tom Richardson in Duncan. Kenneth married and had children. He died about 1970 in Amber, Grady Co., OK. Thurman married and had at least 6 children. Rosco died May 10, 1951, possibly in Stephens or Grady Co. Lorella married Leonard Bell in Stephens Co., and had children: Burton, Cecil, Hubert, Willie and Clayton, all born in Stephens Co., except Clayton, who was born in Henrietta, Clay Co., TX.
A.G. CLOUD, 1308 East 101st Street, Kansas City, MO 64131, E-mail:

MULLINS, PRODUCERS OIL & GAS CO. OF ANADARKO - I recently acquired from a distant relative a stock certificate purchased for my father (age 11) in Dec. 1905, by his grandfather, Richard Mullins. Richard's daughter was in Oklahoma at the time of the purchase. The certificate is for the Producers Oil and Gas Co. of Anadarko (incorporated under the laws of the Territory of Oklahoma). A brief history of the company would enhance the certificate's value to me as a family momento. I will be pleased to send a copy to the individual furnishing the information.
Earl PFANSTIEL, E-mail:

McKINNEY, PITTS, WALLIS - Am searching for information on my maternal grandmother, Bessie May McKinney Pitts born 27 Oct 1896, died 17 Oct 1919. She married Henry Taylor Pitts born 9 Oct 1894, died 25 Apr 1924. They were married in Park Springs, Texas 25 Jul 1915, and had one child, my mother, Jennie Ladene Pitts Wallis born 7 Feb 1917 in Indiahoma, Comanche Co., OK, died 21 May 1946. Bessie May and Henry both died in Indiahoma. Where are they buried, who were Bessie May's parents, where was she born, and did she have any brothers and sisters?
Corene REDNER, 5461 Valleywood Dr., Klamath Falls, OR 97603, E-mail:

CONNER, DODD, PLUNK, GEPHART, PHILLIPS, OSBORN - Thomas Henry Conner was born in 1902 in Erick, Beckham Co., OK. His parents were Henry McNeal Conner b abt Feb 1880, d ca 1918, and Rebecca Dodd. Thomas Conner married 1930, Effie Lee Plunk b 1909 in Erick. They had one child, Connie Louise b 1931 in Erick. Effie Lee's parents were Nickolas Spencer Plunk b 1882 in Crump, Hardin Co., TN and Hattie Lanora Gephart b 1885 in Yoakum, Lavaca Co., TX. . They married in 1908 in Erick. Nickolas' parents were Abraham Plunk b 1842, d 1916 in Erick, and Sofia Phillips b 1843, d 1904 in Erick. Hattie's parents were Henry Gephart b 1845 in Lavaca Co., TX and Margaret Ellen Osborn b 1856 in Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN, d 1938 and is buried in Erick. Abraham Plunk came from Tennessee to Erick with his brother, Soloman Plunk and his wife, Lissie, who are also buried in Erick cemetery. Will appreciate any further information on these families.
Linda COFFMAN, E-mail:

FERRELL, OLIPHANT - Erwin Maurice Ferrell was born on May 16, 1917 in Mountain Park, Kiowa Co., OK, and schooled in Kiowa Co. as late as 1927. His parents were Ethmer (Ethimer?) Ferrell and Lillie Anna Oliphant (b Kansas). Erwin may have had a sister, Joyce. I am looking for any information on Erwin, his siblings and his parents.
Patrick Ferrell, 5809 Crest Willow, Corpus Christi, TX 78415 E-mail:

DANIEL(S), FULLER, CONAWAY - Seeking information on the Daniel(s) family who came to Oklahoma or Indian Territory in the late 1880s to early 1900s. They were closely associated with the E.M. & Frank Fuller families. The Daniel(s) parents were deceased, probably died in or around Palo Pinto Co., TX. Father's name is unknown, but mother may have been Eliza Conaway. 1880 Palo Pinto Co., TX census: Eliza 48 GA, Amanda 19, John W. 16, Thomas 13, Ella 10, James H. 8 and Jasper Newton 4; Lawrence 27 with his family; Peter L. 25 with his family and Mary Conaway 70 GA, grandmother, assumed to be Eliza's mother. Family history is that the father was killed by Indians 5 months after Jasper was born in 1876 and the mother died, leaving Jasper an orphan. He was raised by Lawrence. It is believed that John was killed in a cattle drive stampede in Texas. Further history says the family lost their house, etc., in a fire and that is when they moved to O.T., probably the Apache, Caddo County area. It is believed that all of the Daniel(s) brothers and sisters moved at the same time and that the E.M. & Frank Fuller families moved with them as Elizabeth Daniel(s) was married to E.M. Fuller.
Kaye VERNON, 1110 Dirkson St., Weatherford, TX 76086, ph# 817-596-3793 E-mail:

PRESTON, McMULLIN, GRIFFIN, WHITWORTH, CLARK - I am looking for information on Murial Ellen Preston born 1908 in Creta, Jackson Co., OK. Her parents were Walter Mar Preston and Julia Mac McMullin. Murial married Isaac Dewey Griffin in 1924 in Olustee, Jackson Co. and had one son, Marlin Eldes Griffin born 1925 in Carmel, Jackson Co. Muriel div Isaac Griffin and then married Charles Virgil Whitworth. After divorcing Charles she married James B. Clark in 1938 in Dallas, TX.
Byron Whitworth, 3108 Thyme Court, Plano, TX, E-mail:

SNYDER, WOODWORTH - Rose Snyder was born in Clinton Co., IA in 1876 to Charles W. and Catherine Snyder. Her brother, William, born in 1873, who lived in South Dakota near Watertown, was my grandfather. When Charles died in Iowa in 1914, an article was in the local paper about her coming from Cornish, OK, which is in Jefferson County. She married W.W. Woodworth. Does anyone have any information on Rose and W.W. Woodworth?
Wayne Snyder, E-mail:

SHELTON, STOVALL, CARTER - Elias Coleman Sheltonand Mary T. Oden Shelton were living in Greer County, OK in the 1900 census. Their children were: Monroe L. born 1868 AL marr. Mary A. and had children Otto B., Claud C. and Gualdy? (f); William Henry born 1873 AR marr. Cyntha W. and had children Birdie (m) and Rubie (m); Martha E. born 1871; Mary Catherine born 1876; George Washington (my ggrandfather) born 1881 Ellis Co., TX marr. Lula Pauline Stovall; and Thomas Alva born 1886 Collin co., TX marr. Catherine Carter. Would like any information on these families.
Elain K. SPRUEILL, 6153 Meadow Run Dr., Trussville, AL 35173 E-mail:

REESE, BRADBURY - I am searching for information on Katherine Reese who was supposedly born in SW Okla. in 1862. I was told that she was the daughter of John and Amanda Reese. Katherine later went to Kentucky around 1870s where she married Charles Bradbury. I don't know why she went to KY, but do know that her family didn't go with her. Katherine may have been part Indian. Some of this information is from the bible of Maude Bradbury, Katherine's daughter and my great-grandmother.
Vicki CROCKER E-mail:

PHELPS, WILSON - I am looking for information on Robert Hugh Phelps born 1863 Lutesville, Bollinger Co., MO, and his wife Lucy A. Wilson born 1863 Marble Hill, Bollinger Co., MO. They moved to and later died in Waurika, Jefferson Co., OK. R.H. died July 8, 1926 and Lucy sometime after 1952. They had 5 sons: Homer Edgar "Jack," charles Otto, Robert Hugh, Frank Wilson and John Paul. When did Lucy Phelps die?
Connie NELSON E-mail:

SEWELL - Seeking information on Robert and Betty Sewell. They were married in the late 1950s. Robert may have worked as a butcher at that time in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. They had four children, two of whom were Michael Wayne and John Allen.
Archie ROSS E-Mail:

WRIGHT, DANIEL, LANCASTER, WAKEFIELD, KINDER, BUTLER - Seeking information on the family of my grandparents and their descendants. Charles Burr Wright b 1879 Overton/Clay Co., TN d 1951 Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK marr. 1899 Clay Co., TN Addie Ville Daniel b 1882 Clay Co., TN d 1935 Binger, Caddo Co., OK. Their children, all born in Clay Co., TN, are: 1. Clura Scott b 1901 d 1964 OK; 2. Dora Belle b 1903 d 1975 OK marr. Charlie Lancaster and ???; 3. Otha Charlie b 1906 lived in Johnson Co., TX; 4. Clarence Edward b 1907 d 1980 OK marr. Helen Wakefield; 5. Nannie B. b 1910 d ?? Clay Co., TN; 6. Wilson b 1913 d 1992 MO? marr. Wilma; 7. Varney b 1915 d 1950 OK marr. Faye Kinder; 8. Cleston Hayes "Peg" b 1919 d 1977 OK marr. Dorothy Kinder; 9. Eula d 1963 OK; 10. Stella b 1921 marr. ?? and Travis Butler.
Chaliene Wright MILLER, 1005 Park Lane, Wills Point, TX 75169-2454, Ph# 903-873-3490 E-mail:

COUCH, ADDINGTON, EVANS, HALL - Would like to correspond with anyone researching the family of Louis Couch. He married an Indian lady in Oklahoma. They had a daughter, Etta Florence in 1883, probably in Arapaho, now Custer Co., OK, according to family history. Louis broke horses on an Indian reservation and was thrown from a horse and paralyzed for a while. It is assumed his wife died in Oklahoma. Louis remarried in 1899 to Effie Maud Hall in Choctaw Nation, I.T. She and Etta were only a year apart in age. Etta married a Mr. Arrington. Their only child, Eli Jackson, was born in 1903. SSDI shows he was born in TX. Mr. Addington died when Eli was young and Etta married Isaac Monroe Evans.
Kaye VERNON, 1110 Dirkson St., Weatherford, TX 76086 , Ph# 817-596-3793, E-mail:

FULLER, CASEY, FRETWELL, FISCHER - Seeking information on Frank Fuller, born 1870/2 and died 1954 in Okla. City, but is buried in Highland cemetery, Lawton, Comanche Co., OK. He may have had a sister named Minnie and two half-brothers named Hume and Slick. Frank marr. 1st Aloma Margaret (Casey) Fretwell. Their only child, Effie Mae, was born in 1900. Frank and Aloma divorced and he married Sophie Fischer, daughter of Rudolph and Kahcha-Cha, and granddaughter of Quanah Parker. Frank and Sophie had three children, Oscar M. "Pete" born 1907, Nettie born 1908 and maude born 1909/10. Frank operated a butcher shop in Apache, Caddo Co., OK, and is listed in the 1911 taxpayers of Comanche Co. in Chandler township. Sophie died in 1911 and at some point Frank moved to Lawton where he had a butcher shop.
Kaye VERNON, 1110 Dirkson St., Weatherford, TX 76086 , Ph# 817-596-3793, E-mail:

JONES, SHELTON - Searching for record of the marriage of my grandparents, Carl Schade Jones and Edith Blanche Shelton about 1925 in Pumpkin Center, Greer Co., OK.. This is in the Ocina area just north of Mangum.
Elaine K. SPRUEILL, 6153 Meadow Run Dr., Trussville, AL 35173 E-mail:

DEARING, WILSON, COMBS, FERGUSON - Seeking information on the Dearing family. Andrew Newton Dearing married Carolina Wilson. They had sons, Danny, Elvie C., E.C., O.V., William, Joe, and two daughters. They moved to Ellis Co., OK around 1900s. Two of the brothers moved to Thomas, Custer Co., OK., O.V., who married Bash Ferguson and became a banker, and William who married Blount Wilson and was a Methodist minister, undertaker and had a furniture store. William had two daughters, Allie who married Charles Combs, and Alta who married a Mr. Green.
Debbie Dearing CHEATHAM, 6893 SW Verdigris Rd., Claremore, OK 74017, E-Mail:

DECK - Seeking information on Virgil Lee Deck born 1873 maybe AR. He died 24 May 1938 in Apache, Caddo Co., OK and is buried in the Apache cemetery. He was married about four times. None of his few known descendants know anything about him or his ancestors. He is the 3rd great grandfather of my granddaughter.
Melba ALLEN, 4896 Houser Dr., Trussville AL 35173 E-mail:

HENDRICKSON, WARE, FARINA - Seeking information the Hendrickson and/or Ware families from Marlow, Stephens Co., OK. Fred William Hendrickson (1924-1984) was probably born in Oklahoma. He was raised by his grandparents, A.C. (?) Ware (wife unknown). Ware lived in Marlow at least from the early 1950s until his death about 1970. Fred Hendrickson left Oklahoma probably in the early 1940s and moved to New York. He joined the Navy during WWII. He married Nellie Farina sometime in the 1940s.
Fred W. Hendrickson, Jr., 4107 Parkway, Big Spring, TX 79720 E-mail:

DILLON, WILLIAMS - Seeking information on Seymore "Tim" Dillon born 1867 Lawrence Co., OH, married Lula Williams. Seymore came to Picken Co., I.T., now Duncan, Stephens Co., OK about 1898-99. He left the Duncan area for Apache, Caddo Co., OK about 1920, with one of his sons, Harley Dillon or Sylvester Dillon. He could be buried near Apache.
Bill Dillon, Duncan, OK E-mail:

BOYER, REYNOLDS - Samuel Ray Boyer born 1888 died 1948, married Minta Mae Reynolds in 1914. Their children were: Rabern Juanita born 1915, Myrtle Helen born 1916, Roy Edgar born 1918, Samuel Ray, Jr. born 1926. Believe Roy was born in Hobart, Kiowa Co., OK., but it not, the family was definitely in Hobart around that time. Samuel Sr. worked in the oil fields, but don't know for how long. Does anyone have information on this family?
Stephanie LAYMAN, 501 Stafford Rd., Niles, MI 49120 E-mail:

CORN, SMILEY, FRIESEN - Timothy C. Corn was born in 1861 in Mercer Co., KY and died in 1943 and is buried at Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. He married Rachel B. Smiley in 1885 in Andover, Sedgwick Co., KS. She was born in 1870 in Bartholomew Co., IN and died in 1955 and is also buried at Anadarko. Their children were: Thomas Wesley born 1889, Alonzo "Lonnie" born 1890, charles, Bertha, Clara, May, Ruth, "Lottie" who married Friesen, William Franklin born 1886. I don't know how long the family was down there and why. When did they go? What can I find out about them?
Stephanie LAYMAN, 501 Stafford Rd., Niles, MI 49120 E-mail:

KLINE - Alma Kline born 1893 in IA came with her family to Faxon, Comanche Co., OK prior to 1910. She did not appear in the 1910 census with her family. Who did she marry? Are there descendants? Her brothers and sister were Leroy, Grey A. and Josephine.
Inez "Pat" Kline, 1206 S. Johnson, Macomb, IL 61455

ROSS, GALLAHER - Looking for information on my great-grandfather, Sterling Ross born 1888 in TX. He died in 1913 in Caddo Co., OK. His wife, Tennessee "Tennie" Gallaher was born in 1891 in Montague Co., TX and died in 1918 in Caddo Co. Both are buried in Alfalfa cemetery there.
Kim Litterio E-Mail:

WYNN, VINEYARD, GARRETT, EUBANK - Jasper Wynn was born in 1845 in Laurens Co., SC and died in 1931 in Blanchard, McClain Co., OK. He married Caroline Vineyard about 1873 prob. in AR. They had a son, Dee, born 1874 in I.T., died 1961 in Blanchard who married Ava Eubank Garrett. Another son, Vernon E. born 1881 TX, died 1961 in Blanchard, married Etna Chitwood, Verna Trout and the widow Kibble. Jasper's brother, George Washington born 1840 SC, died aft 1874 prob. in Chickasaw Nation, I.T., married Emily Jane Vineyard, sister of Caroline.Where are descendants?
Jackie Ashley Pace, 2206 John St., Pasadena, TX 77502 E-mail:

MORAN, CAMPBEL - Edward Frances Moran, Sr. born ca 1876 in TX and Mary Maud Campbel born 1881 in MO, were married ca 1901 and lived near Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. Their four sons were Edward F., Jr., George, Thomas Marion and Patrick Dale. Does anyone have information on this family?
Jean Day, 2510 Stephenson Ave., Sedalia, MO 65301-6736 E-mail:

BUSSELL, MOORE, WYATT - Mattie Luzettie Bussell was born in1860 and died in 1937 in Hammon, Roger Mills Co., OK, I think. Her siblings were Rhodam, Ben, Morey, Mollie, Belle, Presley, Thomas and Pennersary. Mattie married first Andrew Jackson Moore and second to a Mr. Wyatt. Looking for Bussell relatives. Also seeking the descendants of Samuel P. Moore born in 1823 probably near Caro.
Cherry Morgan

PEARSON, MIKSELL, PATTERSON, JONES - Looking for any information on family of Howard Miksell Pearson born in Grandfield, Tillman Co., OK 5 Jun 1919. His father was Robert Pearson and mother was Vallie Miksell. Grandparents were Thomas Pearson and Josie Patterson and Granville Mikesell and Nancy Jones. According to my father they lived on original homestead with grandparents. I could not find them on the census records in that area. Any help would be appreciated.

WILKERSON, HARMON, CROSSER, NEWMAN, HOWELL - I am interested in any information about the foregoing families who lived in Grady and Stephens counties in the late 1800s to present. My great-grandfather was John Woodville Wilkerson, born in 1849 in Henderson Co., TN and moved with his family to Cooke Co., TX. After he married Susannah A. Howell, they moved to Duncan, Stephens Co., OK in 1889. He was a country doctor, owned the Palace Drug Store in Duncan with his brother-in-law, William Thomas Howell. He died in 1896 and is buried in the Original Duncan Cemetery east of town. My grandfather was James Newton Wilkerson, born in 1871 in Cooke Co., TX, and moved to I.T. where he married Birdie G. Crosser in 1896. They lived in Ireton, Grady Co., I.T., and was the postmaster in 1903 and 1904. In 1908 they moved to Duncan, where he was a rancher and general store owner in Velma, Santa Fe and Arthur, OK. I am looking for any cousins that may have some information, pictures, etc.
Bernie J. Wilkerson, Jr. E-Mail:

RIDDLE, GILES - Seeking information on John Henry Riddle who married Bessie Giles and was living in Grandfield, Tillman Co., OK in 1910. Children were: George, Floyd, and Georgia May.
Debra SHAW E-Mail:

SPENCE, ASHLOCK, RAGSDALE - While researching old records in Hobart, Kiowa Co., Mangum, Greer Co., and Tulsa, etc., we found that our father changed his name from Marida W. Ashlock to Marion Asa Spence. His first family lived in Hobart in 1909 thru about 1930 after he had deserted them. Names were Reedie F. Parker Ashlock, Nina B. Ashlock Ragsdale, Margurite Ashlock and Edwin James Ashlock. Want to know Marida's activities 1915 thru 1921.
Garland A. Spence, 31155 Willowood Wy., Menifee, CA 92584, ph# 909/672-9579 E-mail:

TERRELL, HUTCHINS - Searching for Robert Leroy Terrell, a.k.a. Roy, in Faxon, Comanche Co., OK at least by 1915 as he had an interest in a garage and blacksmith shop called Terrell and Hutchins. He married Bessie Mae Hutchins - when?, where? Who were his parents? Where and when did he die? Their children were Thelma and Darlene. When and where were they born?
Mary Virginia OZIER, 701 NW Arlington, Lawton, OK 73507-6830

PEARSON, CALHOUN, HODGE(S) - Seeking information on Dr. William Fletcher Pearson and Helen "Nellie" Calhoun who married in 1895 in Howe, Grayson Co., TX. They lived in Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK ca 1895-1902 and north of Sweetwater, Roger Mills Co., OK from about 1903 until Dr. Pearson's death in 1905. He is buried there in Mulberry cemetery. After his death, Nellie married Will Hodge(s) in 1906 and soon moved to New Mexico, selling the farm in Roger Mills Co. several years later. J. Pearson, P.O. Box 6554, Altadena, CA 91003-6554

ARNOLD: Seeking information on Dee Hershal Arnold who was a marshal in Roger Mills Co., OK in the 1890's. His brother, Charles Martin Arnold, is my father. Their father was Jasper Newton Arnold, who was a marshal in Mobeete, TX, and was in the Civil War, possibly in the Texas Troopers.
Geral Arnold E-mail:

PENNER, JACKSON: Laura Isabella Penner b 1874 (where?) marr. Emsley Jackson in 1889. They had 13 children: Robert, Nora, David, Emsley, William, Andrew, Henry, Phebie, Flora, Vesta, Neal, Ralph and Arlie. Laura died 10 May 1941 in Hobart, Kiowa Co., OK. Where is Laura buried?

BAKER, AMBERCROMBIE, DAVIS: James A. Baker died at El Reno, Canadian Co., OK in 1919. He was married at that time to Rebecca Ambercrombie. They came to OK from Linn Co., MO. Children of their are unknown, however, James A. had children from two former wives, including Harvey Lawson Baker who married Ida Emeline Davis in Cleveland Co., OK. Harvey and Ida had 14 children, most born in Caddo Co., Okla. terr. Most of the youngest were placed in the Masonic Home in Guthrie when Harvey and Ida died in Foraker, Osage Co., OK in 1925026. Any information regarding this family will be appreciated.

SRONGE, WALDEN: My father was adopted on 19 Jan 1912 from the Texas Childrens Home and Aid Society by F.O. and Mary A. Walden and taken to Jackson Co., OK. He was born 10 Sep 1911 with the name of James Sronge. My father always thought that he was part Native American. I would appreciate any help in finding the name Sronge.
Floyd Walden E-Mail:

HAMBURGER, ROESLER, KAISER, HARROUFF, VALENTINE: I am researching the preceding families all of which settled in Custer county. All but the Valentines were near Weatherford and the Valentines were just west of Custer. Any help anyone can provide would be appreciated.
Keith L. HAMBURGER E-mail:

McCLAIN, CLAYTON, RADER, COATE, McCLURE, LANE: Seeking information on Olive N. McClain b 1889 Claud Co., KS d Oct 1973 Cyril, Caddo Co., OK who marr. Lon P. Clayton abt 1906. They were living in Cyril in 1920 with 3 children: Cleo B. 12 yrs, Arlys N. 6 yrs., and Jewell E. 1 yr. A June 1948 Orange, CA newspaper article states that Olive was living in Lawton, comanche Co., OK when she attended the 50th Anniversary of her half-sister, Laura (Rader) & Herman Coate. Also attending was half-sister Maude (Rader) McClure from Elko, NV & sister Lettie Lane, Tulsa, OK.
Madolyn ROSSIER, 1420 Arbor Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446

MONTGOMERY, CARPENTER: Looking for information about Elizabeth Carpenter b 1824 in Hardeman Co., TN. She married a man named Montgomery (thought to be Thomas, W.G. or G.W.) who died in 1862 prob. in KY. After his death, Elizabeth took their children, LIndsay (called L.P.C.), Margarite and William to AR for a short time, then made the run into Oklahoma in 1889, where she and William staked out 160 acres three miles west of what is now the Foss Dam on Soldier Creek in Washita Co. Her other two children followed from Arkansas in 1894. She is buried at the Edwardsville cemetery in Canute, Washita Co., OK, along with L.P.C. and his family. Seeking information on Elizabeth's husband, my ggg-grandfather.
Marilyn J. Montgomery, 1920 W. Lindner Ave. #174, Mesa, AZ 85202-6534, 602-491-7571 E-mail:

ODOM, LAMB, REEVES, WHITT, MEYERS, RENFRO, SANDERS, LIGHT: Seeking information and descendants of the following family: Jacob Odom b abt 1795 SC marr. in SC Mary --------- b abt 1796 SC. Their children were: William b abt 1824 SC; Martha b abt 1827 SC; Elizabeth b abt 1833 SC; Hiram P. b bt 1830 SC (question); Aaron b 1836 GA, d 1913 Ardmore, Carter Co., OK, marr. 1857 Russell Co., AL, M. Amanda Lamb b 1836 GA, d 1908 Chillicothe, TX; James b abt 1837 AL; John b abt 1843 AL; Andrew b abt 1848 AL.
Aaron and Amanda Odom had children: Ella J. b 1858 AL, d 1905 Rush Springs, Grady Co., OK, marr. 1884 Fannin Co., TX, Tom Reeves; Solon G. b 1860 AR, d 1939 Ringling, Jefferson Co., OK, marr. 1884 Fannin Co., TX, Sallie A. Whitt; Lula Irene b 1864 LA, d 1893 marr. 1883 Fannin Co., TX, Melvin Meyers; Mattie Dee b 1866 LA, d 1934 Colo., marr. 1884 Fannin Co., TX, Joseph M. Renfro; Rado b 1869 TX, d 1911 Rush Springs, Grady Co., OK, marr. 1885 Fannin Co., TX, marr. Frank A. Sanders.
Sources say Aaron was visiting a sick niece, Rhoda E. Culver Light, in Ardmore, Carter Co., OK. when he apparently had a heart attack and died. Rhoda died a few weeks later of cancer. I have a copy of Aaron Odom's Bible record and newspaper info on his death. He lived in the town of Orr or Ringling at the time of his death.
Imo GREENWOOD, RR3 Box 9, Alice, TX 78332, 512-664-0699 E-mail:

ARNOLD: I am looking for information on land holdings by Jasper Newton Arnold in Sayre, Beckham Co., OK. He was a land commissioner in early 1900s. I was informed he died in Elk City, Beckham Co., OK 1924-34.
Gerald Arnold, 2163 Morrow Ct NW, Salem, OR 97304 E-mail:

SNOW, GILLILAND, DELI SCHOOL, BECKHAM CO.:Searching for old school yearbooks from Delhi School, Beckham Co., OK. Edna Snow was a teacher and principal of Delhi in 1923-24-25. She met and later married Louis Leroy Gilliland. Would like to find copy of yearbook with her photo and actual position at the school. Also photo of Louis as a student and track star. Willing to pay for the book, copies, postage, any reasonable fees.
Darla Gilliland HOFFMAN, 416 Hoover Circle, Elk City, OK 73644 E-mail:

CALLAHAN, WOOLDRIDGE: Searching for descendants of William Harry Callahan born 22 Dec 1882 in Dent Co., MO. He and his wife, Delcina Wooldridge moved to Greer Co., OK and are known to have lived there from 1926 until his death on the farm 6 miles southeast of Mangum on 23 Mar 1944. He is buried in the Mangum cemetery. Known children were: Gertrude, Frank, Harry Lee, Bert and Della Jo.
Clarence Edwin Callahan, 9661 Shannon Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92841-2627, 714-539-0419 E-mail:

DORMAN, LOWE, HUITT, HUPP: I am seeking info on Stephen T. Dorman who married Jose Lowe (supposedly Cherokee Indian), daughter of John Lowe and -------- Huitt. Stephen's father was Benjamin Dorman. Stephen was born in Iowa Feb. 25, 1866 and died in Pampa, Gray co., TX July 18, 1936. Stephen's daughter, Mary Jane b 1901 in Oklahoma, married Michael Everette Hupp in Hinton, Caddo Co., OK in 1916. I was told Michael Hupp was a sheriff at one time in that area.
Marian SHIPPEY COTE, 32609B Road 124, Visalia, CA 93291 E-mail:

LITTLE, McBRIDE, CURB: I would like to find any descendants of William (Will) Little and wife Notie McBride. They lived in Gould, Harmon co., OK and had one son, D.C., and two daughters, Bill and Willie Mae, who may have married a man with the last name Curb. The family moved from White co., TN about 1920.
J.R. SCOTT E-mail: jrscott1@infoAve.Net

BALL, JOHNSON, PARKER: Seeking information on William B. Ball b supposedly fulton or Wilkes Co., GA, who married Joanna Bonita Parker. b Claiborne Parish (?), LA Their son, William Parker Ball was born 1916 in Stephens Co., OK. He married Eulita Johnson in 1934 in Marlow, Stephens Co., OK. The Ball family lived in Stephens Co. 1916-1920? and in Cameron Co., TX 1920-1928? William P. and Eulita are my parents.
Kathryn Sue Ball FARRIS E-Mail: or

MURPHY, WRIGHT, TAYLOR, KAHLER, DAUGHERTY, STIMSON, ALEXANDER: William Alexander Murphy b 1865 MS married Sarah Ellen Wright in Sharp Co., AR. Sarah had two brothers, Jim and Charlie, who came with her to the Sayre area of Beckham Co., OK betwen 1889 and 1903. W.A. Murphy was reportedly the first treasurer of Beckham Co. Their children were: Virgie Etter, Beaulah Vista, Elmer Alexander, Myrtle Florence, Dora Minerva, William Melville, Claude, Clyde, Roy, Ray, Bessie Anna and John Homer. Myrtle married William Alexander Taylor born 1891 in Delhi, Beckham Co., OK. W.A. Taylor's parents were William Lewis Taylor and Addie May Kahler. W.A. and Myrtle's daughter, Dorothy Imogene, married David Stimson Daugherty, (my parents). David's parents were Delford David Daughterty and Ola Lee Stimson born 1893 in Granite, Greer Co., OK. Her parents were I.M. Stimson and Cora Alexander. Seeking information on these people and their descendants.
Paula S. ERMEY, St. Louis, MO E-mail:

DIXON, CRISP, JOHNSON, NANCE, SELF, MULLINS: I am looking for the parents of my great-great grandparents, Roger K. Dixon b 1846 TX and Eleanor Crisp b 1847 TX. Their daughter, Virginia, married Alec Johnson, son of Jesse Johnson and Louisa Alabama Nance. Jesse was born in LA and his mother was Susan Self. Alec and Virginia's daughter, Rookh, married J.W. "Bill" Mullins. The Dixon, Johnson and Mullins families moved from Montague Co., TX to Stephens and Jefferson Cos., OK. Bill Mullins owned a freight line and also a general store in Loco, OK. Alec Johnson was a Mason in Lodge 55 in Loco and also owned a general store in Loco and Dixie. When and where did Roger and Eleanor Dixon die and where are they buried?
Candy MULLINS, 5981 Arapaho Rd. #302, Dallas, TX 75248 E-mail:

BLAIR, HOWE, O'DANIEL, MORROW, WOOD: Robert Lee Blair was born 29 Sep 1904 in Mangum, Greer Co., OK to Alonzo and Jenny Elizabeth (Howe) Blair. Jennie died 25 Mar 1917 in Quannah, TX. Robert had siblings: Charles "Pete", Claudia marr. Morrow and Ruby marr. Wood. Robert marr. Benny Lucile O'Daniel b 25 Dec 1917 in Dresden, TN, and who was from Paris, TX. They had 10 children, one of whom was Doris June b 1936 in St. Louis, MO. The family all ended up in Clarendon, Donley Co., TX, where Alonzo and Robert died. Alonzo worked for the railroad in Oklahoma. Robert worked for the Goodnight Ranch. I would like to exchange information with anyone having knowledge of this family.
or Betty Lou Blair E-mail:

HANSHAW: Andrew and Susan Hanshaw left Kentucky after 1883 and went first to the Georgetown, Williamson Co., Texas area. They moved on to Custer Co., Okla. in the 1890s. The 1900 OK Soundex for Hanshaw lists Andrew as 65 years old and living in Arapaho Township. There are two other Hanshaw household there also, Alexander and Henry, both born in KY. I am seeking information about or descendants of these Hanshaw families.
Yvonne HALL, 5365 Stewart Rd., Lexington, KY 40516-9519 E-mail:

ELLISON, DENNINGTON, HAMBLETON, JONES, SMITH:J.A. Hambleton was born 1840 in Henderson Co., TN. The family moved to MO in 1850 where he married Mrs. Mary C. (Jones) Smith. In 1890 they moved to Texas and in 1901 to Texas township, Comanche Co. (now Cotton Co.), OK. Their daughter, Mary Alice marr. John Samuel Dennington and had 4 children: Edith born 1887 in MO; Louis born 1893 in Clay Co., TX, Joseph born 1895 in Clay Co., TX.; and Jennie Bell born 1890 in Clay Co., TX who married Joseph Lafayette Ellison born 1886 in Giles Co., TN. John Dennington died in 1900 of malaria and Mary and her father, J.A. Hambleton placed the children in the Buckner Orphans Home in Dallas, TX in July 1901. Then in July, 1902 brought them to Botsford (now Temple), OK to live with her. J.A. Hambleton died in 1910 in Temple. His wife and one child survived him, two children having preceded him in death. I would like to exchange information with anyone on these families.
LaVada TRIESCH, P.O. Box 958, Blanco, TX 78606 E-mail:

LOYD: I am looking for imformation regarding James Van & Cora A. Loyd. They were married in Wise Co., TX 27 Jun 1889 and are supposed to be buried in Chickasha, Grady Co., OK. Looking for cemetery listings and their parentage. James was born abt 1863 in MO and Cora was born in TX.
Gay WALL, HCR1 Box 241, Naples, ID 83847 E-mail:

WILDHORSE, WHITEHORSE: Does anyone know the location of the Wildhorse or Whitehorse Trading Post in 1880? It was said to have been located west of Ardmore, Carter Co., OK.
Wendy Jacobs E-mail:

HICKMAN: Searching for information on Jasper E. Hickman born in Alabama about 1833. He was a Confederate veteran and migrated from Texas to Oklahoma after 1890. He is rumored to be buried in Eldorado, Jackson Co., OK, although no headstone has been found. His children were Felix born 1869, Jacob A. born 1871 and Ida Jane born 1874.
Joe KELL, 8591 S.E. 12th Court, Ocala, FL 34480 E-mail:

MARSHALL, BOWMAN: My great-grandfather, Calvin Marshall was born in Carroll Co., VA in 1861. He divorced his first wife, Susan Martha Bowman in the late 1800's and moved to Paris, Lamar Co., TX. sometime thereafter, and I have no idea when, he moved to Altus, Jackson Co., OK. He married a second time to a woman named Willie, whose surname is in question, perhaps Camel/Campbell, but another source says it may have been Wright. Willie and Calvin only had one ot two children who lived to adulthood. Their son, William, married a woman named Phoebe. Again, conflicting information says that another cousin, George Calvin Marshall, a veteran of WWII, was either the child of Calvin and Willie or the child of William and Phoebe. Grandpa Calvin died on his ranch in the Altus area in the late 1930's and was buried in Paris, TX. Any information on Calvin, Willie, William, Phoebe or George Calvin Marshall would be appreciated.
Jan WILLIS WILLIAMS, 5332 Springs Dr., Stone Mountain, GA 30087 Ph# 770-498-2131 E-mail:

McBURNEY, STEELER: George McBurney was born about 1850 in NY and died about 1928 in Thomas, Custer Co., OK. He married Frances Z. Steele. Trying to determine who his parents were and when and from where they may have immigrated.
Glenn R. McANARNEY, 16314 E. Pacific, Independence, MO 64050 E-Mail:

HAMMOND, JONES, MASSINGILL, HATHCOCK, HARRIS, HART: Jasper Sanford Hammond born 1819 Davidson Co., TN married in 1842 in Lincoln Co., TN, Mary Elizabeth Jones born 1823 TN. Their children were Francis Marion born 1849 in Lincoln Co., marr. Dulcenia Arzelia Hathcock; Mary marr. Mr. Harris and died in Navarro Co., TX; Margaret marr. Mr. Hart and died in Navarro Co., TX, and Sarah or Sally born 1866 in Hempstead Co., AR. Sarah married 1st a Mr. Lyles and had Mary. Sarah married 2nd Henry Massingill and had William born 1893, Henrietta born 1895 and Robert C. born 1898. When the Hammond family moved from TN to Hempstead Co., AR, Mary Jones Hammond's brother, Samuel and sister, Caroline went with them. Samuel married Sarah Tyree. By 1870 the Hammond's had moved to Navarro Co., TX or possibly Ind. Terr. In 1888 Francis and Mary's daughter, Minnie May was born at Tishomingo, I.T. and married Claude Caesar Turpen. Minnie and Claude later lived in Okfuskee Co., OK where Minnie died in 1912. By 1900 the Hammond's were living in Velma, Stephens Co., OK. The Massingill family was living in Caddo Co., OK in 1900. Especially interested in contacting descendants of Sarah Hammond Massingill.
Judy Hammond Bowman RHODES, 521 East Grove, Rantoul, IL 61866 E-mail:

JACKSON, RANKIN: Amarintha "Minnie" J. Jackson born 22 Jul 1879 Grayson co., TX, married there 19 Oct 1902 to Robert Dan Rankin. The couple came to Comanche Co., OK in 1907 and lived in the Sterling vicinity. Who were their children, where and when were they born, who did they marry, etc.?
Ms. Frances JOHNSON, 4707-17 Midway Dr., Temple, TX 76502

BELLAMY, WALKER: In 1916 there was a company in Lawton by the name of Bellamy Oil and Gas Co. (another listing found in 1912-13 OK Directory as J.M. Bellamy & Co. real estate and loans, 326 D Ave). The president of the oil company was D.H. Walker. Does anyone remember anything about this?
Debby D. TRESNER, 250 N. Delos, Haysville, KS 67060, Fax # 316-524-7524, E-mail:

JUMP, WILSON, ROSS, MORGAN, McCOLLUM, JOHNSON, SEARCY: Seek descendants of Sylvester and Sarah (Wilson) Jump who married in 1868 Hancock Co., IL. They were living 1870 Osage twp., Vernon Co., MO; 1880 Lincoln twp., Linn Co., KS; 1900 Chickasaw Nation, I.T.; 1910 Comanche Co., OK. They had 9 children, 5 living by 1910: 1. Genette Jump born ca 1870 MO, perhaps marr. Joe Ross, living 1928 Hydro, Caddo Co., OK; 2. Eliza born 1873 MO, marr. (perhaps G.H.) Morgan, living in Lawton 1928; 3. Lily born 1875 KS, perhaps marr. W.M. McCollum of Shawnee, OK in 1928; 4. Loula born 1878 KS, marr. Verge E. Johnson 1 Jun 1900 Chickasaw Nation, living 1928 in Lawton; 5. Maggie born Nov 1889, marr. Mr. Searcy, living Eldorado, Jackson Co., OK 1928.
Janet PEASE, 10310 W. 62nd Pl. Apt #202, Arvada, CO 80004

JUSTUS, CHANEY, CHRISTIAN: Seek descendants of Rachel Velara Justus born 1893, daughter of James William and Emily Cornelina (Chaney) Justus. Rachel married Charles Christian and was living in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK in 1977.
Janet PEASE, 10310 W. 62nd Pl. Apt #202, Arvada, CO 80004

TAYLOR, GRIFFIN, JENKINS, PARKER, INGRAM, WALTERS: My grandparents, William Riley Griffin and Viola Victoria Taylor were married in Custer Co., OK in 1899. I would like to correspond with anyone having information on the Jenkins, Parker, Ingram and Walters families of Bryan Co., OK and the Griffin and Taylor families of Custer, Roger Mills and Washita Cos., OK.
Ernestine HESS, Rt 1 Box 195, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

DeFORD, BEDFORD, GREEN, McNALLY: My great-grandparents were Leroy DeFord born about 1892 KY and Lena Bedford Debord born 1889 or 1892 in IN and died, I think, in Aug., 1975 in Osborne Co., KS. They were in Oklahoma Co., OK in 1910 and in Grandfield, Tillman Co., OK in 1920. They had two children born in Oklahoma, Leroy, Jr. born 1910 and Pauline born 1912/13. In 1920 there were two boarders living in their home: Geo. W. Green born MO, and M.V. McNally born IL. Leroy, Jr. eventually went into the Army and ended up in the Philippines in 1933. He died in Dec. 1967. The Social Security Death Index states that his residence at death was Oklahoma City. His SSN is 549-20-6720 and was issued in California. I would appreciate any information on this family.
Donald Lee DeFord, 34 Highwood Rd., Rochester, NY 14609 E-mail:

KERSEY: I am looking for members of family that did at one time live in the Northern part of Texas/Southern Oklahoma. H.T. Kersey born AL, Sarah E. Kersey born Memphis, TN, William Kersey born TN, Lillie Mae Kersey born LA, Ollie Kersey born TX.
Joann HANCOCK, 10521 Hancock Dr., Tyler, TX 74707 E-mail:

GODSOE, PIERCE, PATTON: James Godsoe was born in 1856 in New Brunswick, Canada. He married 1st Susan Pierce in 1886 and 2nd Claudia Patton in 1898, both in Jack Co., TX. All of his children were born in Jack Co., and all moved to Cache and Indiahoma, Comanche Co., OK and Snyder, Kiowa Co., OK and Lugert, OK in 1906/07. All had left the Southwest Oklahoma by 1928/29. Several went to Oklahoma City and at least one went to McAlester, OK. My father moved from Okla. City to Kansas, but died and is buried in Spavinaw, Mayes Co., OK. Would like to correspond with anyone having information on the Godsoe family.
Gene Godsoe, Greensboro, NC 27406 E-mail:

PARKER, HAYES, GOTT: Descendants or any information sought of Alex Wm. Parker born 1860 in Milam Co., TX., and wife, Cynthia Gott born 1863 in Johnson Co., TX. She may have been Cherokee. They were sheep ranching in San Angelo, TX when fourth child, Ada Elizabeth, was born in 1890. Writer's father is Alvin Lester Hayes born 21 Apr 1917 in Stratford, Garvin Co., OK, a grandchild of the Parkers.
Don HAYES, 35 Sunnyside Rd., Poole, Dorset BH12 2LB, England

INGLE, BLACKWELL, AUSTIN, LEWIS, MILBURN, MITCHELL, BURTON, FAUGHT, HORNER, STAHLY, STOCKETT, LOFTIS: Would like to exchange information with anyone having information on the ancestors or descendants of Rome Ingle and Effie Mae Blackwell Ingle. Rome was born in 1867 in Itawamba Co., MS and died in 1951, either in Beckham Co. or Oklahoma Co., OK. He married Effie Mae Blackwell who was born in 1875 in Johnson Co., TX and died in Erick, Beckham Co., OK in 1947. They had 14 children: Jeffie Leona (marr. W.C. Austin); Joseph Peter (marr. Rosa Lewis); Minnie Alice (marr. Ernest Milburn); Charles; Annie; James; Jay Walter (marr. Cordia Mitchell); Stella Mae (marr. Herman Burton); Willie; Mary Helen (marr. --- Faught); Ina Marie (marr. Harbin Horner); Rome Thomas (marr. Evelyn Stahly); John Daniel (marr. Kittie Mae Stockett); and Lottie Bell (marr. A.J. Loftis). I have information on the descendants of Joseph Peter.
Donna HOLLAND, P.O. Box 660, Ketchum, OK 74349 E-mail:

RODGERS, CAMPBELL, NJOS: William Rodgers married Alice Ann Campbell about 1890. They lived in Jackson Co., OK in 1910. She was born in Green Co., IL about 1870. They had children named Roy and Stella who may have moved to Calif. Roy married Nellie -------, and had Grace and Florence. Stella married Eddie Njos and they had a son, Gerald Dennis. I have a lot of information on Alice Ann, but know nothing about the other family members.
Wayne Campbell, 400 Monroe, East Alton, IL 62034 E-mail:

FITZGERALD, O'HALLORAN: David Fitzgerald was born in 1847 in Adamston Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada to Patrick Fitzgerald and Lucy O'Halloran. He is not listed in the 1910 census, but his brother's obituary in 1912 stated he was a real estate agent in Oklahoma. The 1920 census locates him in Lawton City with the correct age, residing at 411 1/2 D St. with an optician named Joseph from Ohio. No naturalization details given. When did he arrive in Oklahoma? Where did he live? When did he die? Where is he buried? And who is Joseph?

WILLIAMS: Would like to correspond with anyone with knowledge about the family of Isaac Williams, wife Almeda (?). They had the following children on the 1910 census in Shirley Township, Grady Co., OK - Oscar L., Charles A., Lida E., Nettie P., Ida M., John E., and Elmer.
Betty JEPSEN, Sterling, OK 73567 E-mail:

JONES, FRENCH: Looking for more information on J.Y. Jones who died 15 Dec 1935 in Sayre, Beckham Co., OK. His father was George W. Jones. J.Y. married Annie M. French, who died in Sayre about 1965.
Paul E. DILES E-mail:

PARKER, SMITH, CAMPBELL, WISE, STEWART: I am looking for anyone who might have information on a book researched and written by Mildred Beth Wise Stewart called "Descendants of Hezekiah V. Parker, Sr. and Mary Ann Smith Parker." This book has my great grandmother in it. Her name is Cora Ellen Parker-Campbell. She was born on 18 Aug 1898 and died in Lawton, Comanche Co., OK, on 7 Mar 1983. She is buried in the Cement, Caddo Co., OK, cemetery. Please contact me if you have information on Cora or her ancestors.
Colan WARNER E-mail:

BABER, WOODMAN, BAIN: Edwin Clay Baber married Lucy Bain. They had at least one son, Walter Franklin born 28 May 1891. He married Xenia Juanita Woodman. Their sons, Edwin Joseph born 21 Nov 1912, and Eldon Clay born 22 Feb 1917, were born in Elk City, Beckham Co., OK. The family has since moved to Okla. City. I am looking for information on Babers and Woodmans prior to Elk City. Cannot find parents or siblings of Edwin Clay, Lucy or Xenia Juanita.
Mark WRIGHT, 3344 Lakeland Cir., Troutville, VA 24175 E-mail:

ROBERTSON, STOVALL, SHELTON: Robert Young Robertson born 5 Oct 1833 SC married Sarah Elizabeth Shelton 27 Mar 18 1855 Murry Co., GA. She was born 15 Feb 1840 GA. Their son, Bob, was born 1859 in GA, daughter, Mary California was born 1863 in AL, and children, Alphus, Jack, Bell and Joel in TN. On 11 Sep 1881 Mary California married James Franklin Stovall in Waxahatchie, Ellis Co., TX. Their daughter, Lula Pauline, my great-grandmother, was born there in 1885. Sarah's sister, Artie Missie was living in Ellis Co. also. She had married David J. Stovall, who died in the Civil War. Robert Robertson and family were in Navajoe, Greer Co., Okla. Terr. in 1898, as he was listed on as Assessment Roll. Lula married George Washington Shelton there in 1902. Robert died in Mangum 18 Mar 1920 and Sarah died in Cache, Comanche Co., 8 Aug 1918. Mary Stovall died in 1903 in Greer Co. The Robertsons may have been living in Walters, Cotton Co. in 1914. I would like to correspond with descendants of or anyone who has knowledge of these families.
Elaine K. SPRUEILL, 6153 Meadow Run Dr., Trussville, AL 35173 E-mail:

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