Townships of Noble County

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Following are all Noble County towns that have been officially recognized. The dates shown refer to the establishing and closing of Post Offices. Changes in town names are also indicated.

  • Antrim 1898-1904
  • Arnold 1893-1894/Whiterock 1894 to 1915
  • Autry 1893-1894/Morrison 1894 to present
  • Billings 1894 to present
  • Black Bear 1894
  • Bliss 1898-1922/Marland 1922 to present
  • Bowdenton 1894-1897
  • Bressie 1904 - 1915 *see note below
  • Burton 1894-1900
  • Chiquita 1895-1898
  • Compton 1894-1903
  • Day 1899-1905
  • Harperville 1894-1900
  • Lela 1895-1954
  • McKinney 1893-1897/Ceres 1897-1915
  • Magnolia 1890-1892/Red Rock 1892 to present
  • Mateer 1899-1903/Lucien 1903 to present
  • Pedee 1894-1904
  • Perry 1893 to present
  • Polo 1894-1904
  • Redrock 1881-1892/Otoe 1892-1917
  • Richburg 1893-1904
  • Sumner 1894-1957
  • Three Sands 1923-1957
  • Topeka 1894-1895

Source for above list: THE FIRST GENERATION, By Fred G. Beers, The Oklahoma Legacies Series, Copyright 1991, Published by The Charles Machine Works, Inc., pp. 31,32.

Note on Bressie:

East Bressie Township was a part of the Ponca Indian Reservation and was first known as the BRESSIE FLATS, named for a prominent citizen COLONEL ROBERT MOORE BRESSIE -- b. May 25, 1848, Farmington, MO d. 1927. In 1896-99 to 1915 his Figure 3 Ranch was headquartered ten miles east and one mile south of Marland, overlooking the Arkansas River in the northwestern corner of Noble County. The BRESSIE School is gone, but the BRESSIE CEMETERY remains as a memorial to ROBERT MOORE BRESSIE, as well as, the name BRESSIE TOWNSHIP and BRESSIE COMMUNITY which still holds reunions every year around Labor Day. (History of Noble County, Oklahoma, pp. 56,57)

MILTON FRAZIER BRESSIE, brother of ROBERT M. BRESSIE, b. Oct. 22, 1856, in Farmington, MO. and d. March 5, 1898 Ponca City, OK.

This community was shocked this morning to hear of the death at 2 o'clock of Mr. M.F. Bressie, .........funeral tomorrow from Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. MILTON FRAZIER BRESSIE was a Royal Arch Mason and buried with Masonic honors. Interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery. (Ponca City Daily Courier)






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