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See student listing for Woodland-Hoover School for 1919 thu 1925
This is Woodland School at Hoover, west of Davis, circa 1902.
Those pictured are a church group with the Harmon family members labeled.
In the front row you see Henry Harmon, Ada Harmon and Mom, Gertrude Harmon.
In the back row you have Cousin Alice Mars, Winfield Mars and Grandma Harmon.
If you know any of the others, please send email to Brenda Choate to have the names added.
The first lady, holding the baby is Alice Brittenburg Myers, wife of
I am having a difficult time believing that this photo was taken in
1902, given the fact that her first husband is in the photo with her,
and she married my grandfather in 3/1902.
The girl standing in front of my grandmother, Pearl Elizabeth Myers,
with the blonde hair or reddish blonde hair, dark dress on is her
younger sister, Mamie Frances Myers who later married Tom Anderson.
Back against the building in the middle of the photograph is a tiny
older lady with gray hair and this lady is my grt grt grandmother,
Elizabeth Bunch Brawley, she was wife of Levi Brawley who was killed in
Jack Co., TX between 1865-1870 by Indians. Elizabeth and Levi Brawley
were parents of Mary Jane "Molly" Brawley Myers and John Alexander
Brawley, Elizabeth Bunch Brawley is my grandmother's maternal grandmother.
Gretchen Myers would grow up to marry, Wesley Freeman, son of her grt
aunt Malynda Myers Freeman. She died during child birth with her first
born and is buried with her first born in her arms in the Myers Cemetery
near the old Myers Arbuckle Trading Post there in Murray County OK,
along with her sister, her mother, Alice, her father, Winfield, her
grandfather W.H.H. Myers, and her grt grandmother, Elizabeth Bunch Brawley.
I only know the name of my grandmother's first husband through a cousin
who told me his name. I have found no facts and no further information
to prove that this was his name at this time.
I am sure that Charlie and William (Bill) Myers are in this photo as
well but at this time I have not identified which ones they are. If I
had to guess at this time, I would say that the blonde boy in the second
chair in front of Winfield is Charlie Myers, and the boy in the fourth chair is Bill Myers.
I found the marriage date for Pearl Elizabeth Myers and J. H. Henderson
on the Chickasaw Nation
Marriages. They were apparently married on 9/10/1902, and it lists her as being 18 and Mr.
Henderson as being 21. It says they were married in Burneyville, Davis, OK. J.H. Henderson was
Indian. Since this date has been established, then I know that the child in Alices arms is her
second child Mary Elizabeth Myers and the little girl in the first chair with the white dress on is
Winfield and Alices first child, Gretchen Ethel Myers. This photo could very well have been taken on
Henderson/Myers wedding day but I do not know that for certain.
Submitted by Carolyn Slaughter Coughlin
This picture was furnished by Candace Gregory to Dennis Muncrief of the Murray County Site
who has let us use it on our Garvin County site. We thank Dennis and Candace.
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