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Life In Nowata County in 1910

Charles W Archer

Missouri is the birthplace of Charles Archer. His father was born in Illinois. His mother’s birthplace is unknown. It is most likely he was raised in Missouri too. He met his wife Mary and they were married in 1900. They migrated to the Indian Territory about that time.

Mary L Archer was born in Missouri and both parents were born in Indiana. Mary is mother of 3 sons, Charles L 9, Jessie E 7, and Carl J 2. The oldest boys attend school.

Charles & Mary both work to support the family. Charles is a barber by trade. Mary keeps a restaurant. They also have a boarder. They live in a rent house at this time.

John M Jones is a 54 years old married white male. He has been married to his second wife now for 42 years in 1910. He was born in Kansas and his folks were born in Missouri. His trade is a carpenter. He is currently staying with the Archer family in the small town of Coon, OK. The town does go by the name of Wann today.

A glimpse of a WANN pioneer family

Charles L Edmiston

Charles was born in Illinois in 1866. His father was born in Indiana and mother born in Kentucky. It is not known when Charles came into Indian Territory. He met Nancy White and they were married 16 years ago in 1894.

Nancy was born in Arkansas in 1867. Her parents were born in Tennessee. Nancy has had 10 children but only 8 are living at this time in 1910. The children are son Lacy 21 and single, Stella 16, Roxey May 13, Gladis 11, Homer 8, daughter Dee 5, son Willis 3 and baby Carl who is 6 months old. All the children were born in Oklahoma. Lacy, Dee, Willis and Carl do not go to school.

Charles is a general farmer by trade and supports his family on his rent farm. Lacy works at farm labor on the home farm.

Family markers are in the Nowata Cemetery

Carl Louis b. 3 Oct 1909 d. 12 Apr 1995

Charles L b. 11 Apr 1866 d. 17 May 1910 died at 4 AM

Nancy J b. 5 Aug 1866 d. 6 Dec 1969 nee White

Stella R b. 26 Nov 1893 d. 10 May 1984

A glimpse of a WATOVA pioneer family

Submitted by Nowata Family Finders Genealogy Club 

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