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Indian Pioneer Papers - Index

Indian Pioneer History Project for Oklahoma
Date: July 14, 1937
Name of Burial Ground: Wadesville Cemetery
Founded: 1840
Founded by: Ex-Governor A. Wade
Abandoned: Still in use
Present owners of premises: O. G. King
Address of present owners: Talihina, Route 1
Approximate number of graves: About 50
Approximate number of marked graves: 30
Number of inscriptions copied and attached. Eleven
Condition of the premises: Fair
Legal location of burial ground: County Leflore

# 6663
Williams, Lawrence A.
Cemeteries - Choctaw - Wadesville


Hon. A. Wade Ex. Governor of the Choctaw Nation. Who immigrated to this country, finding it a rude wilderness destitute of all that makes a true civilization.

Deceased happily lived to see the effort of his zeal, energy & sole ambitions rewarded with success by supplying his people with schools and churches of all that's desired by God loving men. With the blessings of a grateful people on his repose his eventful & benevolent career closed on March 13, 1878. Age 67 yrs.

Born      Died 
Mrs. L. T. Wade wife of ex. Gov. Oct 18 1826  Apr 13 1876 
Nancy D. Wade Feb __ 1813 Jul __ 1860 
Cornelius Wade 1810  1842
Ely P. Wade 1857  1869 
Alfred Wade Oct 27 1862 1816 
Alfred Dukes Mar __ 1875 Aug 31 1883 
Angline Dukes Dec   7 1840 Oct 19 1883 
Edwin Dukes Dec   7 1881  Feb 19 1903 
Martyn Dukes July 18 1878 Apr    2 1886 
Nancy Dukes Nov 23 1877 Sep   1 1876

(Obvious mistakes on gravestone dates copied verbatim)

Submitted to OKGenWeb by Sharon Olive DeLoache <deloache@intellex.com> 04-2000.