Query Board

Muskogee Co, OK

Jan - Mar 1997

Archived Queries

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David Cavender Wed Jan 1 03:38:49 1997

I am looking for information about a man named Henry Lee Dunn, the family has lost track of him, any info would be a great help

Susan Bockoven Thu Jan 9 13:56:59 1997

Seeking information on any STITES or STILES in Muskogee County. H.H. Stites listed on 1920 Census.

David Cavender Wed Jan 8 00:44:31 1997

I am looking for info on Henry Lee Dunn. He is my G uncle and We have lost touch.

Caren Benfield Thu Jan 9 00:01:03 1997

I am looking for info regarding Della Page, Delbert Hutson or Star Dove during 1920s.

Cathrine Boyd Mon Jan 13 23:00:40 1997

I am currently researching the Boyd family tree anyone with any information I would love to hear from you, alot of the family came out of Arkansas also. Thanks

Byron Brown Dickinson Sat Jan 18 13:28:56 1997

Dickinson: I was born in Muskogee 14/6/1946 and my father Byron Brown Dickinson lived in the area until 1977 and in buried there. I am trying to find out more about my home town and if I have any relations.

Tangela Gibson Mon Jan 20 17:02:17 1997

SCOTT, Jim Saddleblanket. OK, Brushy County. I am looking for any information anyone may have. Thank You.

Pamalla McGrew-Mann Tue Jan 21 07:21:52 1997

Searching for court records(probate, land,etc.) and death certfiicate on Grandfather Bluford Lacey MCGREW. He died 9-24-1926 "Up on the mountain" north of Gore, OK. He is buried at White Cem. in Gore. When he died he left a houseful of minor children. His wife's name was Ora "Walcie" Ford McGrew. Also looking for death certificate for Ora Walice FORD McGREW She died Jan. 19, 1979, in Vian, Ok. She is also buried at White Cem., Gore. If anyone can help with this matter, I would be much obliged. Pam

Pamalla McGrew-Mann Tue Jan 21 07:41:32 1997

Searching for anyone who is working on the HENDRIX surname. My GGrandfather was Thomas Larkin (T.L.) HENDRIX. He moved into Indian Territory about 1889 and evidently purchased a section of land between Canadian River and Durdeen Creek, south of Webber Fall, OK. In 1893 he married Maggie Elizabeth WILLIAMS. This was his second marriage as his first wife, Mandy JENKINS, had died. T.L. and Maggie's children were as follows: l. Hosea Hendrix b. 1895 2. Adolphus HENDRIX b. 1897 3. Ida Lee HENDRIX b. 1899 4. Wm. Arthur HENDRIX b. 1900 5. Adeline HENDRIX b. 1903 6. Veltie Mae HENDRIX b. 1905 (my Grandmother) 7. Lela HENDRIX b. 1907 8. Eugene Hendrix b. 1909 9. Denver HENDRIX b. 1910 l0. Charles E. HENDRIX b. 1913 ll. Chester Allen HENDRIX b. 1916 12. Marie HENDRIX b. 1919 I would like to correspond with anyone searching any of the names above.

Chris Johnson Mon Jan 27 13:04:37 1997

I am looking for any information I can find on a Henry T. Johnson, born 1894 in McCracken County, Kentucky. The 1915 Kansas State Census lists his last residence as Muskogee. Thank you.

Harry Whaley Wed Jan 29 10:20:11 1997

I am attempting to locate any info on my father Harry Rex WHALEY born born July 18, 1894 Catoosa, Rogers Co, Okla. His fathers name was Wm. Seth WHALEY who was married to a Genevive E. CAIN. Harry Rex was married to Francis Anna AMBERG Dec. 22, 1922 in Muskogee Okla. An Uncle James Daniel WHALEY, born April 5, 1892, Okmugee, Co. Indian Territory, Okla. Both my Dad and Uncle were born in what was then Indian Territory. This request is being made in the effort to trace my Family Tree. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated.

jack t dunn Sat Feb 1 19:45:18 1997

Looking for anyone related to Tony or Jack T. Dunn that were from Miami, Muskogee area also Sylvie or Bessie Dunn (Pease)

William Patrick Thu Feb 13 16:09:43 1997

Looking for information on cemetery listing in Flint District, Cherokee Nation, Ok. Looking for information on the burial place of Suzannah Springfrog Sanders. Last known she was buried October 3, 1851. She was the wife of Mitchell Sanders. They had 8 children. Alexander married Peggy Sonicooie. Their son Thomas married Nannie or Nancy Sonicooie. Remaining children are George, John, Andrew, David, Nancy, Agnes and Jennie. Any information on any of these will be appreciated.

Kathie Hudson Thu Feb 13 10:57:30 1997

I am looking for records on the Price family who were registered in the Cherokee Nation. One family member is Julia Price whose mother was Elizabeth Brewer and father was Buck (Rufus) Price

Arnold SWAGERTY Sun Feb 23 07:34:42 1997

I am researching my paternal line. I was born in Muskogee and my father was Jospeh Arnold SWAGERTY. His parents were: Daniel Axley SWAGERTY b 11/12/1877 in Washington County Arkansas. I have a great deal of SWAGERTY information but not my grandmother Viola SON, 121/23/1876 in Washington County Arkansas. Any information or leads appreciated and I will share. Thanks Arnold Swagerty

Laura Wiegand Sun Feb 23 07:34:42 1997

It is my understanding that my Great-Uncle Arthur Wesley Wiegand died in Muskogee County, prior to July 2, 1961. Do you know if an index to death certificates exists in Muskogee County. I know he was married with at least one child prior to March 13, 1924 (Post card to my great grandfather, before his death in 1924.) Any information or hints would be greatly appreciated, since I do not know much about the area.

Larry Seals Wed Feb 26 1997 Looking for info on my Ggrandfather James Seals b. 12/20/1862 d. 5/25/1953 in Dunlap Sequatchie Co., Tenn. m. Tabithia Alice Clemmons/Clemons b.abt 1865 d. abt 1962 in Hobart, Kiowa Co., OK. They had four sons: Thomas Martin b. 9/8/1884 d. 1/31/1960 in Hobart, OK. Jackson b. abt 1885 d. abt 1958 Lee b. 4/21/1896 b. abt. 1965 John b. 3/11/1888 d. abt. 1970 then Married my Ggrandmother on 6/6/1890 to Nancy Elvira Young b. 10/20/1865 d. 10/5/1929 in Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tenn. they had 11 children: My Grandfather Benjamin Lafayette (Fate) Seals b. 7/3/1891 in Webbers Falls, Muskogee Co., OK. Martha Mae b. 3/11/1893 d. 12/5/1966 in Hobert, OK. James Albert b. 12/26/1895 Webbers Falls, OK. d. abt. 1957 in Oklahoma City, OK. Daniel b. 10/2/1897 d. abt 1983 in Hobart, Kiowa Co., Ok Lucius b. 1/16/1902 d. July 1981 in Hobart, OK. Frank b. 10/25/1904 d. 10/1972 in Oklahoma City, OK. Willie Carl b. 4/7/1912 and lives in Oklahoma City, OK with his wife Evelyn. Thanks Larry Warren Seals

mclhipp Wed Feb 26 20:28:56 1997

Am very interested in clearing up family mystery. My uncle, Ernest Mansfield was reportedly shot and killed around May of 1901 in Muskogee County. No details known. Does an obituary exist? An article in a historical publication? I have pictures of him but no story. Can anyone help? Would be willing to pay reasonable cost for assistance which produces answers. Where was he buried?

Shirley Laverne Austin Thu Feb 27 15:45:04 1997

Looking for possible half sibblings and father.Possibly in Miskogee Ok.or Colgate Ok.Father name Windol Ray Austin has brother named (Revernd) Charles Winston Austin.Shirley was born in Turlock Ca.June 4,1949. Thank you for any information!

Don Marsh Sat Mar 1 20:53:29 1997

Desire info on CYRUS WATKINS bc 1854 Indiana. Died Muskogee, Oklahoma, year unknown.

George E. Miller Mon Mar 3 17:34:14 1997

Looking for the father of JOHN CROSSLAND. Came to Cherokee Nation about 1820 with 9 in his family. Known children were: SAMUEL, POLLY, ELIZABETH, RICHARD born Oct. 28, 1821, Canadian District, I. T. now Muskogee County; and JOHN CROSSLAND JR. JOHN CROSSLAND JR.. was killed in the 1850's by his brother-in-law HIRAM BROWN, who was the husband of ELIZABETH. Will exchange information on any CROSSLAND family.

Char Rose Mon Mar 3 08:18:36 1997

Need someone to do lookup for: death of John L. (possibly Lawson) HEWITT 6 APR 1908, Muskogee, OK Need book & page # of same and address of OK Board of Health so I can get death certificate. Can someone do an obit search for this man? Can someone do a will search for this man? Need ANY/All information on John L. HEWITT. TIA

Danielle Ybarra Thu Mar 6 15:51:53 1997

I am looking for information on Jewel Jefferson SANDFORD who was born about 1903. He was living in Muskogee in 1926 when he married Lillian Castleberry, also of Muskogee. Her parents were Ernest Clyde and Mrytle Castleberry. In 1927 they were living at 306 N. 5th st. in Okmulgee. Jan. 1927 they had a child, Billie Jean. Jewel was working at Standard Roofing Co. He had two brothers, Ray and Frankie.

Susan Hudspeth Fri Mar 7 08:06:52 1997

Need any info. on Abe E. STEPHENS/STEVENS & Elizabeth (Bates) STEPHENS/STEVENS. He was b. Mar. 6, 1850 and d. Feb. 3, 1925 in Porum, Muskogee Co., OK. Elizabeth was b. July 1852 and d. Mar. 15, 1930 in Porum, Muskogee Co., OK. They had the following children: Charlie, Lillie Mae, Hamilton, Burl, Maud A., Robert, Sarah Bell who m. Marion Jasper MOORE, & Laura E. Any help will be appreciated.

David Reynolds Sat Mar 8 17:52:41 1997

A tombstone in the Briartown Cemetery, Muskogee County, OK reads REYNOLDS; Eliza Ann, 2 May 1844 - 7 Dec 1942; Charles II, 5 Nov 1839 - 16 Dec 1902. Looking for any information on either. David Reynolds Sat Mar 8 18:21:01 1997

Allison David "John/A.D." REYNOLDS(1865-1946) and his wife Sarah Tennessee "Tennie" HARWOOD (1867-1937) were born in Madison Co., AR, were married there about 1891 and their first six children were born there. The family moved to Briartown, Muskogee Co., OK about 1900-1901, where five additional children were born. Children were Charles (1892-1920) m. Eliza BENTON; Florence (1893-died young); Pearl (1895-1946) m1. Harry GREEN, m2. Alonzo BENTON; William (1897-1965) m. Vida Ethel JIMISON; Getrude (1899-1916) m. Alonzo BENTON; <unknown> (ca. 1901, died as infant); Grace (1902-1969) m. Homer POMROY; Lola (1903-1938) m. John Eugene MABRY; Walter (1905-1979) m. Martha Ann HUNT; Dock (1907-1965) m. Clara MOONEY; John (1910-1993) m1. Ruby MOONEY, m2. Faye GANN, m3. Luemma SMITH. Eliza & Alonzo BENTON are believe to have been brother and sister, and Clara and Ruby MOONEY were sisters. Looking for any additional information on the people who married into the family. Also looking for precise death info on Getrude BENTON and Lola MABRY.

David B. Arnett Ray Sun Mar 16 19:10:37-0500 1997

I am looking for an ??? L. ARNETT (first name is either John or Jonas) that was suppose to be one of the original soldiers in the Trail of Tears and joined the Army in Randolf Co., Ga. His family was born in Arkansas, Indian Territory and and Texas. All of the kids got married during the pre-statehood of Oklahoma in what is now Muskogee Co., Ok. It was believed that his wife, a McClure, related to the Indian McClures in Porum, OK, but there is no record of a Mat McClure in their family history. His kids were WILL SAMUAL ARNETT (b 2 Sep 1856 Ark married 1st ROSIE BRASER and 2nd MAHALIA RATLIFF). His sisters were EMMA (b Oct 1862 married WILLIAM DUNCAN), Lillie ARNETT (married JJ McKENZIE), ROSA (b 15 Jul 1871 married ALVAH T. INGRAM), ALMA (b 2 Mar 1874 Indian Territory married REUBEN FREEMAN KEITH), and ANNIE (b 1876 Dennison, TX).

Rodney Cargill Tue Mar 18 12:52:04 1997

I am in search of my birth parents all I really know is that I was born on 10/30/60 in Muskogee general hospital and was adopted through dhs

. Cindy Schauer Tue Mar 18 18:16:26 1997

Looking for information about a Thomas Williams and/or Norma Bailey Williams. Norma had baby Jan 18, 1940 named Jean Williams. Gave her up for adoption in Feb 1940. Looking for biological mom of Jean Williams (adopted name Jenny Sue McCabe) for medical reasons. Adoption took place in Tulsa/Osage County.

Linda Mulford Sat Mar 22 02:53:10 1997

Henry Earl KETCHAM, born abt 1874 in Wisconsin,ran and owned a lumber yard in Muskogee "The Lumber King". Henry Earl KETCHAM married Ida (?).Winifred Maude "Mamie" KETCHAM, his sister, born September 2, 1876 in Wisconsin. She married Albert Gibson McMILLAN and lived in Muskogee. Albert "Mac" was Superintendent of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma. Winifred and Henry Earl had a brother Rufus William KETCHAM and a sister Alice "Allie" KETCHAM.Henry Earl Ketcham had two children: Lee Ketcham and J. W. KETCHAM. Rufus William had a child , Florence KETCHAM.

Katie McDonald Sat Mar 22 16:23:56 1997

Looking for PERKINS cousins. My grandmother, Sue J Perkins was raised in Wewoka, OK but had 11 cousins in Muskogee. These were the children of her uncle Jim PERKINS, and all had been born in Madison County, KY. Granny's own grandmother, Mahala HOWARD PERKINS, was living with them when she died. Uncle Jim was a nurseryman. I am also looking for any information on another uncle, Jesse Richard PERKINS who may also have lived nearby. Granny's parents were John Henderson PERKINS and Mary Jane "Jenny" LONG. John was a Physician and was missing his right forefinger.

Beverly Collins Thu Mar 20 11:52:59 1997

Need info about Silas COLLINS family who lived in Muskogee. Silas was a stone mason and built the old rock "motor court" west of Muskogee on highway 16. Silas was born in Clay County KY in 1858 and died in Muskogee in 1940. He and his son TOLLIE are buried in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Muskogee. Silas had 6 other children: ELLA; STELLA; EUGENE; EFFIE; ROBERT; and GUSSIE. I hope to contact some of these or their descendants

Ray Hoover Fri Mar 28 20:10:53 1997

Looking for James Benton HOOVER, Born 10/14/1875, Muskogee County, or his Father Joseph Marrian Hoover.

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