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Indian Pioneer Papers - Index  

Indian Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma
LDS Microfiche #6016976
Volume 111 - Cemeteries

Cemetery - Cherokee
Clingan Cemetery
Legal location: NE corner of SW 40, Sec 18, T16N, R19E 1 1/4 mile north of Okay, Wagoner County

An old cemetery yet being used. Has many graves with sandstone markers with no inscriptions, also several old sandstone tombs with no inscriptions, some of them have fallen down and been in that state "since earliest recollection" as stated by Troy WOFFORD, a Cherokee Indian who was born near the place January 22, 1893. Inscriptions on markers at other graves as follows:

Mary WILSON SHANNON, born 1844, died January 29, 1889
   May C., daughter of J.D. and M. J. WILSON, died Sept 2, 1888, age 3 yrs
Fannie CRITTENTON, born October 16, 1882, died May 7, 1889
Susie RAPER, wife of Mose RAPER, born June 14, 1889, died March 11, 1902
James Dandridge WILSON, born December 31, 1852, died January 21, 1895/1902
A.D. ARID, born February 7, 1861, died February 28, 1899
Mrs. C. H. WILSON died May 28, 1887
Mrs. Lillie LANE died 1876, age 29 years
William Love HAILEY, born September 6, 1843, died November 17, 1889
Maud HARRIS born September 6, 1818, died November 23, 1878
   daughter of Charles and Emma HARRIS
Richard ROGERS, March 7, 1899, age 10 years
Martha KENNARD, died August 12, 1899, age 79 years
John RICE, born 1840, died 1896
Perl BERD, born February 10, 1892  died May 21, 1895
   dau of W. M. and Emily BERD
H. JAMES, born January 4, 1813, died September 10, 1887
Martha, wife of J. F. WYATT, born 29, 1866, died March 2, 1888
Infant son of A. L. and S. L. FORD, August 8, 1892
Nathan FORD, born September 6, 1815, died May 7, 1872

Submitted to OKGenWeb by Gay Wall.