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  Love County Historical Society Newsletter
published with permission from
President – Laquitta Holt Ladner

submitted by Sandy Hembree

Love County Historical Society, Inc…

P.O. Box 134                                                                                    Marietta, Okla.  73448

The Love County Historical Society, Inc. was chartered in 1979 with the purpose of preserving the history of Love County and its people.  The society meets the fourth Tuesady of each month, ( except November and December ) at 7:00 p. m.    Membership cost is $ 10 per year   and $150 for a lifetime membership.
Members receive a quarterly newsletter.
                                                                   Officers
President – Laquitta Holt Ladner                                                          Trustees
Vice President – Anne Lee Burkhard                                  Van Burkhart       Jerry Cochran
Secretary – Doloras Harvey                                                 Don Harvey          Ron Jocaobs
Treasurer – W. T. Warthen                                                                Tankie Spivey
Curator – Pauline Warthen
                             
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New Members                           Charles and Kathie Taliaferro
        Donations                                      Charles Walker    
       Memorials             Rennie Winona Spivey              Leona McFadden Hyman
                                                     
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 2005 Historical Calendars $5.00 Plus $1.50 postage and handling
1987 & 1990 – 2004 Historical Calendars $1.00 Plus $1.50 postage and handling
(postage on more than one calendar will vary)

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 Personalized Paving Bricks to pave the finish the front porch of the new museum.

1 Brick with two lines $25.00, three lines $35.00
12 x 12 Inch Family Brick, 1 to 8 lines $35.00
12 x 12 Inch Logo Brick $200.00
For more information or to order forms, call Dolores Harvey 580-276-2578 (or)
Alice Cochran 580-276-5486 (or)
Write the Society at P.O. Box 134, Marietta, Oklahoma 73448

Send comments and questions about the newsletter to
Laquitta Ladner
H.C. 73 Box 267
Burneyville, Okla. 73448
580-276-3477

1922 Loves Valley School Census District # 16

Name Race Sex Birthdate Age Parent/Guardian
Velma Watson W F Aug. 13, 1905 16 C.E. Watson
Carl Watson W M July 14, 1910 11
Sylvia Watson W F Jan. 17, 1912 10
Florence Watson W F May 22, 1913 8
Thomas Copeland W M June 02, 1904 17 W.H. Copeland
Oma Copeland W F Nov. 18, 1907 15
Marvin Copeland W M Dec. 17, 1911 11
Cecil Copeland W F Nov. 15, 1902 19 G.A./Mattie Copeland
Royce Copeland W M May 11, 1904 17
Alice Copland W F Dec. 30, 1907 18
Coy Copeland W M April 18, 1910 11
Everett Copeland W M June 25, 1912 9
Wallis Lee Copeland W M Nov. 2, 1914 7
Ervin Gable W M Aug. 12, 1918 8 J.C. Gable
Lee Gable W M Dec. 21, 1914 7
Edith Gable W F Sept. 9, 1916 7
Theron Vaughn W M Mar. 31, 1902 19 J.L. Vaughn
Lallie Vaughn W F Sept. 24, 1903 18
Vivian Vaughn W F July 17, 1906 15
Velma Vaughn W F Sept. 25, 1909 12
Buster Vaughn W M May 22, 1914 7
Cletis Vaughn W M July 07, 1916 6
Minnie M. McAnally W F Aug. 2, 1902 19 T.P. McAnally
Gaford McAnally W M Dec. 7, 1907 14
Vera McAnally W F Mar. 2, 1910 11
Josephine McAnally W F July 11, 1912 9
Willie McAnally W F Sept. 14, 1914 7
Pat Michael W M May 26, 1906 15 C.W. Michael
Lucille Michael W F Feb. 11, 1909 12
Cathrin Williamson W F Dec. 1, 1910 11 J.A. Williamson
Charles Michael W M Mar. 26, 1904 18 H.L. Michael
Henry Michael W M Oct. 6, 1907 15
Ora May Thompson W F Mar. 26, 1905 16 N.J. Thompson
Alvin Thompson W M Nov. 29, 1907 14
Bulah Thompson W F Oct. 9, 1909 12
Martha Lipscomb W F Nov. 29, 1908 13 E.J. Lipscomb
Evalyn Lipscomb W F Aug. 6, 1911 10
Jake Lipscomb W M June 03, 1916 6
Neil Libscomb W F Mar. 17, 1908 14
Minnie Lipscomb W F May 18, 1911 10
Elmer Reed W M May 18, 1902 19 J.M. Reed
Jessie Reed W M Dec 31, 1903 18
Glenn Reed W M April 24, 1908 13
Nova Reed W F June 20, 1911 11
Margie Reed W F July 22, 1913 8
Andrew Roberts W M April 02, 1914 7 J.T. Roberts
Orlan Fricke W M Oct. 10, 1903 18 O. Fricke
Walter Fricke W M July 6. 1905 16
Elsie Fricke W F Aug. 7, 1908 13
Mattie Elizabeth Tipton W F Mar. 5, 1913 19
Pauline Tipton W F June 28, 1908 13
Louise Tipton W F Aug. 7, 1911 10
Unice Tipton W F July 23, 1915 6
Lovona Hughes W F Mar. 15, 1907 13 Joe Hughes
Batson Tyler W M Aug. 6, 1905 16 A.B. Tyler
Edna P. Bass W F Dec. 27, 1911 10 S.H. Bass
S.H. Bass W M Oct. 29, 1913 8
Cecil Bass W M Jan. 4, 1915 6
Edith George W F May 04, 1911 10 R.N. George
Lula Bell Cranmore W F Aug. 2, 1904 17 T. J. Cranmore
Henry Cranmore W M Oct. 3, 1905 16
Owen Farris W M June 31, 1904 18 L.A. Farris
Essie Farris W F Oct. 11, 1905 15
Elsie Farris W F Mar. 14, 1909 13
Lorene Farris W F Aug. 31, 1911 10
Woodrow Farris W M Sept. 21, 1914 7
Horace Allen W M Jan. 13, 1906 16 W.C./ Bertha Hudson
Sadie Jones W F Jan. 16, 1905 17 W.E. Jones
Velma Jones W F June 06, 1907 14
Irma Jones W F April 16, 1910 11
Bertha Jones W F June 20, 1912 9
Leslie Jones W M July 31, 1907 20
Gladys Williams W F May 03, 1912 9 Charles Williams
Abigail Mrphy W F Sept. 17, 1915 6 F.A. Murphy
Arlie Murphy W M Feb. 1, 1915 16
Travis Murphy W M Mar. 21, 1909 12
Mosella Murphy W M Nov. 23, 1911 10
Willie Kittrell W M May 11, 1907 14 H.J. Kittrell
Johnnie Kittrell W M May 24, 1910 11
Jimmie Kittrell W M Mar. 12, 1912 9
Reese Mapp W M Feb. 17, 1912 9 G.A. Mapp
Alton Mapp W M Jan. 22, 1915 6
Cecil Carter W M Nov. 9, 1902 19 J.N. Carter
Ima Carter W F June 08, 1903 18
Huston Carter W M Nov. 21, 1904 17
Loyd Carter W F Feb. 9, 1907 15
William Carter W M July 15, 1910 11
True Grace W F Jan. 3, 1911 10
Reatha Carter W F Oct. 10, 1913 8
Mildred Carter W F Jan. 16, 1914 7
Lula Carter W F Oct. 15, 1915 6
Elizabeth Scally W F Sept. 13, 1906 15 J.L. Scally
Simon Scally W M Jan. 16, 1914 12
Edgar Scally W M Sept. 13, 1906 9
Muriel Scally W F Aug. 28, 1915 6
Oscar Bell W M Dec. 1, 1910 11 J.W. Bell
Jack Bell W M Mar. 30, 1913 8


1923 Loves Valley School Census

Name Race Sex Birthdate Age Parent/Guardian
Pecali Wallace W F April 13, 1913 9 S.L. Wallace
Callie Hilton W F Mar. 24, 1905 16 J.N. Hilton
Nora Hilton W F Oct. 27, 1911 11
Addie Hilton W F April 18, 1914 8
Ora Cox W F Feb. 10, 1902 20 J. Cox
Elbert Cox W M May 13, 1906 16
Murrell Cox W M Sept. 13, 1908 14
Lou Cretia Wilson W F May 22, 1905 17 Monroe Wilson
Cora Wilson W F Aug. 12, 1908 15
Alva Wilson W M Mar. 31, 1911 11
Lee Wilson W M Jan. 9, 1914 8
Virgil Wilson W M Nov. 27, 1915 7
James Polk W M July 18, 1906 17 Ellis Polk
Harvey Polk W M Oct. 24, 1909 12
Floyda Elliott W F Oct. 19, 1913 9 Doc Elliott
Evelyn Elliott W F May 06, 1916 6
Bert Elliott W M Feb. 23, 1905 18 George Elliott
Vera Elliott W F Feb. 29, 1910 13
Fannie Bell Fraguson W F Sept. 14, 1910 12 J.A. Wallace
Grace Duggan W F July 14, 1904 18 J.E. Duggan
J.E. Duggan W M Mar. 16, 1907 15
Bill Duggan W M Jan. 9, 1911 11
Colman Duggan W M June 16, 1902 20
Tony Chisum W M April 24, 1903 19 W.E. Chisum
Vel Chisum W F May 30, 1905 17
Day Chisum W F June 21, 1910 12
Ila Chisum W F Sept. 25, 1912 10
Nannie Pinkston W F Aug. 22, 1905 18 H.C./ Ella Pinkson
Gertrude Pinkston W F Oct. 30, 1907 16
Marvin Pinkston W M Aug. 1, 1910 13
Love Pinkston W F Dec. 14, 1913 9
Anges May Lyde W F May 01, 1908 14 A.L. Lyde
Homer Lyde W M June 19, 1909 13
Thomas Anson Lyde W M Aug. 30, 1911 11
William George Lyde W M Jan. 4, 1914 8
Etherl Lucille Lyde W F June 07, 1915 7
Van Voncile Lyde W F May 25, 1916 6
Ralson Tuck W M April 23, 1908 13 Joe Tuck
Haskell Tuck W M May 22, 1911 11
Neoma Tuck W F June 26, 1914 8
Clara Tuck W F April 03, 1912 10 Henry Tuck
Herskel Tuck W M July 31, 1913 9
Francie Tuck W F Dec. 18, 1915 7
Truman Sipes W M Nov. 8, 1909 13 F.L. Sipes
Viviam Sipes W F Feb. 18, 1915 9
Earl Sipes W M Aug. 13, 1916 6
Lilliam Gillmore W F Dec. 26, 1905 17 J.B. Gillmore
Gladys Gillmore W F Sept. 12, 1908 14
Clyde Gillmore W M Feb. 3, 1911 11
Jeff Gillmore W M Mar. 26, 1913 9
Gertrude Northcutt W F Sept. 30, 1909 13 J.M. Northcutt
Thelma Northcutt W F Jan. 6, 1912 10
Marvin Northcutt W M Dec. 19, 1914 8
Rosey Hilton W F May 11, 1914 8 C. E. Hilton

The 1922 and 1923 school census for Loves Valley seem to be incomplete so both are included in the newsletter. The remainder of the 1923 enumeration will be continued in the April newsletter.
                                                                    Compiled by Laquitta Ladner

 Love County Historical Society, Inc….
Old News

Compiled by Laquitta Ladner

March 11, 1897 Marietta Monitor

Court will convene at Ardmore on April 5 and among those drawn to serve on the grand jury are the following: William Thompson, Marietta: J.A. Oakes, Thackerville: Wm Culwell, Burneyville: Buck Smith, Lebanon. Alternats: W.C. Sappington, Marietta: Petit Jury: John Myers, L.E. Adams, Eastman: J.T. Bingham, Holder, H.W. Lewter, Marietta: Walter Mitchell, Overbrook; H. Splawn, Bob: J.R. Day, Burneyville, J.Burnett, Lebanon; Alternate, J.A. McNatt, N.G. Dechard, Thackerville; Cash D. Bynum, Wilson.

March 18, 1897 Marietta Monitor

Sarah, wife of T.J. Nichols Sr. who lives 6 miles north of town died Tuesday of comsumption. She was the mother of 5 living childred and suffered for many months.

March 31, 1905 Marietta Monitor

Marietta will soon have 4 handsome churches instead of two.

The bums and hoboes are getting entirely too numerous in Marietta. The street could be improved considerably by having some work done to them. Have we vagrant law? If we have why/ Not Utilize the labor of some of these bums by improving the streets?

January 13, 1905 Marietta Monitor

Jesse Montgomery and Miss Inez Wilson both of Rubottom were married in the city Tuesday afternoon in the home of J.T. Ray. Rev. Chancellor of the Baptist Church performed the ceremony. The groom is 20 years old and the bride is 15. Parental objection was the cause for the elopement.

March 24, 1905 Marietta Monitor

Jim Gayler was called to Orinne Tuesday by the message announcing the serious illness of his sister, Mrs. J.H. Kerrick of that place.

C.C. Cox the Pike merchant was the business visitor to the city Tuesday.

Rambo and Co. are now selling fresh Vegetables

Dr. Selfridge of Lebanon was the guest of Jas. A. White this week.

Last Sunday in the home of the bride in Gainesville, Ola Bobo who lives west of this place and Miss Nora Howard of that place were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. Schoonover officiating.

January 1, 1915 Marietta Monitor

Luther Hodges of Simon was a business visitor here Monday.

Marriage license was issued from the County Judges office Monday for Claude Hester and Ethel Langley of Rubottom.

Miss Elizabeth Barber of Pauls Valley has been the guest of Mrs. O.G. Ward.

Wayland Howell bookkeeper for the 1st State Bank returned Tuesday from points in Tenn. where he spent the holiday with relatives.

January 8, 1915 Marietta Monitor

Religious Census in the town of Marietta showed: 729 Baptists, 472 Methodists, 160 Christians, 145 Presbyterians, 90 Church of Christ, 10 Catholics, 8 Episcopalians, 3 Church of God, 8 Congrgationalists, 42, no preference.

See Harry the photo man, 9 different sizes for 15 for 25 cents to $1.50 per dozen. Bring your babies. Opposite the Post Office.

Mrs. J.S. Scarborough was called to Commerce, Texas last Friday by a message apprising her of the serious illness of a little grandson. The little fellow died before she reached the place. The child died of diphtheria and was ill only a few hours.

J.M. Hammons of Oswalt was a business visitor here Tuesday.

Edgar Hudson the three year old grandson of D. Rushing of Marsden died Sunday after short illness of diphtheria and was buried at Marsden.

Al Howard of Simon was a visitor here Monday.

Parties were here for a coffin for the 20 month old child of H.A. Wallon who lives about 7 miles N.E. of town. Interment took place in the Legate graveyard. The death occurred Tuesday from bowel complaints.

Feb. 12, 1915 Marietta Monitor

Prof. M.C. Kile of Oswatl was a business visitor to Marietta last Saturday. While in town he called on the Monitor and ordered some stationary from the Odd Fellows Lodge at Oswalt.

Constable A.O. Phoades of Enville was here on business Tuesday.

LEON LETTER

John Crow, Sam Forkner, Willie Roberson, L.A. Farris took cotton to Marietta Monday.

P.B. Arthur found the pencil he lost last week.

Preaching at the M.E. Church Sunday and at night by Brother Giles.

Drilling will commence at Rubottom on the oil well this week.

January 2, 1925 Marietta Monitor

The death of F. L. Fuller, 70, occurred at the home of his Son-In-Law, Jesse Banks of Oswalt last Friday. He was buried at Simon. He leaves 7 children to mourn his loss; Mrs. Jess Banks, Boone Fuller, Albert Fuller, of Oswalt. Judge Fuller, Mrs. Lula Winters, Mrs. Pearl Layton and Henry Fuller of Fort Worth.

BURNEYVILLE ITEMS

The Christmas tree at the Baptist Church was much enjoyed especially the little folks when Santa began distributing gifts. Several Christmas songs were sung by the choir: Mrs. E.E. Phelps, Lucile Pendergraft, Zula Shankles, Ella Shankles, Jewel Scott, Ruby Carter, Colston Shankles, Norman Webster, Garvin Fincher and Ruth Richmond at the organ.

OIL SPRING NEWS

M/M S.D. Gaither, M/M Ernest Gaither, Ed Gaither, and M/M Emmett Langford wisited Wilson last Sunday. The trip was made in their cars.

Mrs. Nellie McCullum moved this week from Marvins King’s place to Mr. Sadler’s place. Her and her sons, Herman and Isaac will farm his land.

D. M. Ternt lost is barn and contents last Friday night. The fire’s origin is unknown.

March 13, 1925 Marietta Monitor

William Britton, ten year old sixth grade student from the O’Savior district is Love County’s champion speller and will compete in the state meeting at Oklahoma City in April with all expenses paid by the Daily Oklahoman. William competed with students from the fifth through and eighth grades at Marietta High School. Other contestants were: Glee Berry, marsden; Willie Sullivan, Jimtown; Murrell Campbell, Franklin-Marietta; Ella Goldsmith, New Hope; Celestine Brown, Overbrook; Frank Culwell, Longfellow Marietta; Cleo Leemaster, Cannon Chapel; Vena Langston, Thackerville, Ralph Bloomer, Bowles.

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Courtney Cemetery , Section 23 7S 3W Love County, Oklahoma
Charles C. Beavers 1862 – 1935 Johnny William Rose 1881 – 1993
David A. Gregory 1888 – 1890 W. R. Rose 1856 – 1885
Infant of Gregory 1889 – 1890 E. T. Taylor 1854 – 1887
Willie Stella Hatfield 1905 – 1908 A. D. Wade 1872 – 1902
L. L. Lee 1875 – 1925 Worley M. Wade 1898 – 1899
Wife of L.L. Lee 1880 – 1907 Charley Westmoreland 1903 – 1917
Iva L. Lee 1906 – 1906 Lillie A. Westmoreland 1880 – 1907
  M. A. Westmoreland 1867 – 1927

Canvassed by Tankie Spivey

 

Love County, Oklahoma Marriages
Beginning Nov. 1912 BOOK 3

Compiled by Laquitta Ladner

Husband Age Wife Age Marriage Date Official
Lester Holder 21 Maude Wright 18 Sept. 10, 1913 W.J. Johnson
J. I. Blackman 33 Zama McAnally 20 Sept. 11, 1913 W.J. Johnson
Atwood Carroll 24 Alice Newsom 18 Sept. 13, 1913 R.B. Maxwell
Daniel Maxwell 27 Sallie McCarroll 18 Sept. 18, 1913 R.B. Maxwell
J.T. Allen 22 Ida Davis 18 Sept. 15, 1913 W.T. Lester
Mitch Gaines 37 Sarah Mercer 25 Sept. 14, 1913 S.B. Terrill
S.L. Carlysle 28 Dovie May Cox 16 Sept. 14, 1913 W. L. Patty
Grover Davis 24 Luna Graham 19 Sept. 17, 1913 W.W. Terry
A.P. Tate 56 Lyda Lacy 38 Sept. 20, 1913 W.L. Wilson
C.E. Bates 22 Josie Greer 20 Sept. 21, 1913 Ed. D. Hamilton
Harrison Harkins 20 Annie Stephens 17 Sept. 27, 1913 J.H. Hays
T.N. Jones 26 Abbie Holder 19 Sept. 27, 1913 W.J. Johnson
J.O. Fox 27 Fanny Hodges 24 Sept. 28, 1913 B.C. Goodwin
O.J. Carter 23 Dora Holland 21 Sept. 28, 1913 J.W. Shankles
Robert Lee 21 Ida Gartrell 18 Oct. 5, 1913 F.C. Maberry
E.R. Hicks 21 Hattie Meeks 18 Oct. 3, 1913 W.L. Wilson
Raymond Randolph 23 Mamie Hill 19 Oct. 8, 1913 W.T. Mathews
E.L. Rhodes 29 Effie Colston 18 Oct. 8, 1913 W.T. Lester
C.C. Tuck 24 Mattie Bigham 20 Oct. 8, 1913 B.C. Goodwin
James W. Follis 31 Lela A. Sherwin 16 Oct. 15, 1913 Ed. D. Hamilton
William C. George 21 L.Pearl O'Neal 19 Oct. 19, 1913 R.F. Wilson
M.B. Allen 22 Willie Wells 19 Oct. 20, 1913 B.C. Goodwin
A.R. Foster 62 Elizabeth Seller 63 Oct. 19, 1913 Ed. D. Hamilton
Leonard Vanwinkle 24 May Croucher 23 Oct. 20, 1913 Ed. D. Hamilton
Lon Black 33 Fanny Thomas 40 Oct. 28, 1913 W.G.W. Fry
R.R. Allen 25 Lyda Harper 18 Not Executed
Eugene Evans 27 Della Bridges 18 Nov. 2, 1913 W.A. Govett
Claud Reeves 33 L ?? Copeland 24 Nov. 8, 1913 J.H. Hays

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