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James David Chandler
Born: Dec 5, 1864 in Dierks, Howard County, Arkansas
Death: March 15, 1953 in Ada, Oklahoma.
Burial: Konawa Cemetery just west of Konawa, Oklahoma.
Marriage: August 29, 1882 in Dierks, Arkansas to
Eliza Isobelle Stokes
Birth: Apr 13, 1866
Death: Nov 4, 1939 in Lindsey, Oklahoma
Burial: Konawa Cemetery
David and Eliza stayed in Howard County, Arkansas until the end of 1895, then loaded up the wagons and the kids and headed for Oklahoma Territory (later Egypt, Oklahoma). They arrived in January of 1896, nineteen days before the birth of their 7th child, Barbara Lee. Their first winter was spent in a half-dug out home, but come Spring a log cabin was built. Eventually they settled in an area just north of Ada, known as New Bethel, where the children attended school.
It was reported in one of the early newspapers of the area, that this family saw an Unidentified Flying Object. They weren't crazy or kooky! Airplanes were just beginning to make their debut in the sky overhead and thats probably what they saw. The old homestead now belongs to the Daniel's family.
Their children were:
Ada Lou Chandler Born: July 30,1883 - Dierks, ARK Died: Nov 5, 1978 - Konawa, Seminole, OK. Buried: Konawa Cemetery / Konawa, OK. Marriage #1: 1900 to Levi? Julian Children: Clemmie, Minnie, Dave, Delbert, Grace, Gene, Estelle and Birdie Julian. Marriage #2: April 6, 1918 to Dempsey Kellum Children: Lena, Dempsey Jr, Wilma, and Jerri Kellum. Henry David Chandler Born: Nov 6, 1884 - Dierks, ARK. Died: Jan 20, 1969 - Ada, OK Buried: Rosedale Cemetery / Ada, OK. Married: Sept 7, 1913 to Bessie Belle Bevel. Children: Lenore, Funston, Marie, Barbara, Helen, Doris, Charles, Glenn, Mary Elizabeth, Jerry and Richard Chandler. J. Brasil "Bras" Chandler Born: Mar 8, 1885 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: June 1, 1963 Buried: New Bethel Cemetery / Byng, OK. Married: Nov 17, 1928 to "Bessie" Jewell Ada Driver. Children: Unknown. Flora Clementine Chandler Born: Aug 21,1886 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: Aug 5, 1980 - Ada, Pontotoc Co., OK. Burial: Ada, Oklahoma Married: Aug 3, 1903 to Jasper A. "Jap" Bess Children: Clarence and Vella Louise Bess. William Clarence Chandler Information on this lineagewas provided by Tempa Jewell Chandler Bagley Born: Aug 19,1888 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: Sep 28, 1961 - Fresno, California Buried: Konawa Cemetery / Konawa, OK Married: June 5, 1908 to Onah Adell Self Children: Tempa Jewell, Alta Osey, William Dorsey, Mattie B. and Hattie M. (twins). James "Lewis" Chandler Born: Jan 17,1909 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: Dec 29, 1960 Buried: New Bethel Cemetery / Byng, Oklahoma Marriage: Remained single Children: No known children. "Dona" Emmaline Chandler Born: July 14, 1891 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: Apr. 4, 1989 - Ada, OK. Buried: Rosedale Cemetery / Ada, OK Married: Oct 3, 1909 to Stanley Gilbert Lunsford Children: Nola Lunsford Essie Elizabeth Chandler Born: Mar 15, 1893 - Dierks, Arkansas Died: June 1, 1965 - Artesia, New Mexico Buried: Woodbine Cemetery / Artesia, New Mexico. Married: Apr 24, 1910 to James T. "Jim" Fulton Children: Four, names unknown Barbara Lee "Barbie" Chandler Born: Feb 6, 1896 - Indian Territory - Egypt, Oklahoma Died: Oct 29, 1918 Buried: New Bethel Cemetery / Byng, OK. Married: Sept 26, 1915 to William Panktom Walker Children: Euall Walker Sidney George "Sid" Chandler Born: Jan 27, 1899 - Indian Territory - Egypt, OK Died: Dec 2, 1969 - Texas Buried: New Bethel Cemetery / Byng, OK. Marriage #1: Oct 14, 1918 - Maude Morris Divorce: June 3, 1935 - Ada, OK. Children: Unknown Marriage #2: Jan 4, 1936 -Leona Higdon Children: Unknown Carrie M. Chandler Born: May 14, 1901 - Egypt, Oklahoma Died: July 16, 1997 - Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma Buried: Rosedale Cemetery / Ada, Oklahoma Married: June 3, 1917 - Jesse Arthur Daniels Children: Joyce, Lorene, Flora, Rollie. Alice Glarcie Chandler Born: July 17, 1902 - Egypt, Oklahoma Territory Died: Sept 11, 1977 - Ada, Oklahoma Buried: New Bethel Cemetery / Byng, Oklahoma Married: Nov 5, 1921 - George Latha Sparkman Children: Lawton, Lois, Jean and Virginia Myrtle Frances "Myrtie" Chandler Born: Feb 5, 1904 - Ada, Oklahoma Territory Died: Oct 8, 1963 - Cushing, Oklahoma Buried: Unknown Married: April 28, 1923 - Clarence Jones Children: Lowell, Cody, Amy "Ivan" Steve Chandler Born: Nov 20, 1905 - Oklahoma Territory Died: Feb 22, 1967 - Lindsay, Oklahoma Buried: Lindsay Cemetery / Lindsay, Oklahoma Married: April 3, 1926 - Lillian Peaster Children: Unknown Charley Grady Chandler Born: June 17, 1908 - New Bethel, Pontotoc, Oklahoma Died: June 13, 1990 - Lovington, New Mexico Burial: Green Plains Cemetery / Dierks, Arkansas Marriage #1: Jan 15, 1927 - Lela Graham Children: Unknown Marriage #2: 1970's - Irene Dobbs Children: Unknown
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