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Historical Society Newsletter
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President – Laquitta Holt Ladner
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.
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
New Members Charles and Kathie Taliaferro
Donations Charles Walker
Memorials Rennie Winona Spivey Leona McFadden Hyman
2005 Historical Calendars $5.00 Plus $1.50 postage and
1987 & 1990 – 2004 Historical Calendars $1.00 Plus $1.50 postage and handling
(postage on more than one calendar will vary)
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
H.C. 73 Box 267
Burneyville, Okla. 73448
1922 Loves Valley School Census District # 16
|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
|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….
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
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.
John Crow, Sam Forkner, Willie Roberson, L.A. Farris took cotton to Marietta
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.
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.
|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
|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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