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Historical Society Newsletter
published with permission from
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 Ruby Thurman Chris Stofel Sandy Hembree
Donations Ouilda McDanial Johnstone Trust Jimmy Monkres
Memorial in Memory of : Cleo Voyles Thelma Colston Lillie Hull Coyle
Jaryl Arthur Frank Barrick
1987 & 1990 -2003 Historical Calendars $ 1.00 Plus $1.50 Postage
2004 Historical Calendars $ 5.00
2005 Historical Calendars $5.00
Available by the
New Year. (add $1.50 postage, postage on more than one calendar will vary)
For more information or to order forms, call Dolores Harvey
(580) 276 – 2578 or
Cochran (580) 276 – 5486 or write the society at P.O. Box 134, Marietta, Okla. 73448
We appreciate the donations,
no matter the size, as
well as the support and your interest.
Again, thanks for everything.
1924 Continued from
July 2004 Newsletter
Compiled by Laquitta Ladner
|Oma McConnell||F||W||May 26, 1907||W.Y. McConnell|
|Glenn McConnell||M||W||June 26, 1909|
|Lesley McConnell||M||W||Sept. 26, 1911|
|Bill McConnell||M||W||Nov. 1, 1912|
|Norma McConnell||F||W||Mar. 23 1914|
|Lois McFall||M||W||Oct.18, 1908||C. M. McFall|
|Velda Steward||F||W||Nov.17, 1905||M. C. Steward|
|Edwin Steward||M||W||Apr. 28, 1908|
|Cleo Steward||F||W||Apr. 20, 1911|
|J. D. Steward||M||W||Apr. 26, 1914|
|Blanch Black||F||W||Aug. 15, 1908||Mary Black|
|Maggie Black||F||W||July||9, 1910|
|Clarence Black||M||W||Aug. 6, 1914|
|Woodrow Black||M||W||Sept.1, 1916|
|Raymond Black||M||W||July 20, 1918|
|Goldie Helton||F||W||June 03, 1905||R.B. / Emily Helton|
|Doris Helton||M||W||Feb. 15, 1908|
|Jewel Helton||F||W||Sept. 30, 1911|
|Bruce Helton Jr.||M||W||Dec. 21, 1914|
|Aleta Easter||F||W||Oct. 4, 1916||G.F. / Katie Easter|
|Lillie Rogers||F||W||Jan. 17, 1907||Laura Rogers|
|Eddie Rogers||M||W||Mar. 17, 1909|
|Dossie Rogers||M||W||Oct. 22, 1911|
|Opal Rogers||F||W||July 02, 1915|
|John Dunn||M||W||June 22, 1907||W.M. Dunn|
|Mady L. Dalton||F||W||Mar. 25, 1916||W.O. Dalton|
|Delbert Dalton||M||W||Jan. 7, 1918|
|Jewel Carlile||F||W||Sept. 29, 1910||S. H. Carlile|
|William Carlile||M||W||Oct. 9, 1912|
|Opal Carlile||F||W||Mar. 17, 1915|
|Juanita Cox||F||W||Oct. 2, 1911||J.A. Cox|
|Delbert Cox||M||W||Apr. 8, 1913|
|Clarence Cox||M||W||Jan. 10, 1915|
|Alleta Cox||F||W||Sept. 28, 1917|
|Mary Ann Dunn||F||W||Feb. 22, 1913||J. W. Dunn|
|Herbert Gray||M||W||May 06, 1908|
|Clara Gray||F||W||Mar. 27, 1910|
|Cecil Gray||M||W||Feb. 19, 1912|
|Hazel Gray||F||W||May 06, 1914|
|Viola Bridges||F||W||Sept. 13, 1905||H. T. Bridges|
|Florence Bridges||F||W||Feb. 14, 1907|
|Ruth Bridges||F||W||Apr. 9, 1909|
|Velma Bridges||F||W||Feb. 8, 1912|
|Irene Bridges||F||W||Jan. 16, 1914|
|Dortha Bridges||F||W||Sep. 7, 1916|
|Treava Mobley||F||W||June 21, 1913||P. A. Mobley|
|Cloy Mobley||M||W||July 03, 1918|
|Florence Bell||F||W||Sep. 20, 1909||W. J. Patchell|
|Lester Tankersley||M||W||June 25, 1910||B.S. Tankersley|
|Carrie McClusky||F||W||Sep. 4, 1904||B.F. McClusky|
|Ethel Holmes||F||W||Oct. 24,1915||H.M. Shrader|
|Bernice Parr||F||W||Sep. 5, 1913||Pearl Tucker|
|A. G. Parr||M||W||Nov. 8, 1915|
|Ozie Tucker||M||W||Nov. 13, 1904||W.M. / Janie Tucker|
|Bernard Tucker||M||W||July 04, 1907|
|Delila Hull||F||W||Jan. 26, 1909|
|George Randolph||M||W||Mar. 7, 1904||S. H. Randolph|
|Aubia Randolph||M||W||Mar. 29, 1906|
|Ethel Randolph||F||W||July 13, 1908|
|Ruby Randolph||F||W||Jan. 13, 1911|
|Ruth Randolph||F||W||Aug. 2, 1913|
|Woodrow Randolph||M||W||Oct. 20, 1917|
|Monnie McClusky||F||W||Dec. 16, 1903||M.A. McClucky|
|Clarence McClusky||M||W||Nov. 6, 1905|
|Curtis McClusky||M||W||Mar. 23, 1908|
|Mattie McClusky||F||W||Mar. 14, 1911|
|Ruby McClusky||F||W||May 07, 1912|
|Opal McClusky||F||W||Jan. 2, 1916|
|Ralph Johnson||M||W||Feb. 14, 1915||J. L. Johnson|
|Nadine Johnson||F||W||Dec. 14, 1916|
|Hubert Faulkenberry||M||W||July 11, 1913||W. C. Faulkenberry|
|Elbert Faulkenberry||M||W||June 15, 1915|
|Opal Faulkenberry||F||W||Feb. 28, 1918|
|Myrtle Faulkenberry||F||W||Nov. 15, 1903||T. E. Faulkenberry|
|Estelle Goldsmith||F||W||Sept. 1, 1908||J. H. Goldsmith|
|Elle Goldsmith||F||W||Aug. 11, 1910|
|Elvin Goldsmith||M||W||Oct. 14, 1915|
|Leota Todd||F||W||Sep. 27, 1908||A. Todd|
|Neva Todd||F||W||Sep. 11, 1912|
|Eugene Todd||M||W||May 30, 1915|
|Gussie Tucker||F||W||Dec. 17, 1909||S. A. Tucker|
|Gladys Tucker||F||W||June 02, 1912|
|S. A. Tucker||M||W||Oct. 30, 1916|
|Frank Hull||M||W||Aug. 18, 1906||Moss Hull|
|Hollis Hull||M||W||July 12, 1908|
|Alice Hull||F||W||June 28, 1910|
|Earl Hull||M||W||Mar. 9, 1912|
|Etherl Hull||F||W||Oct. 27, 1913|
|William Hull||M||W||Dec. 28, 1916|
|Ponie Davidson||M||W||June 06, 1908||Bill Davidson|
|Flossie Davidson||F||W||Nov. 24, 1909|
|Vernon Davidson||M||W||Feb. 5, 1911|
|Cora Davidson||F||W||Mar. 18, 1913|
|Wylie Davidson||M||W||Oct. 1, 1914|
|Rube Davidson||M||W||Feb. 18, 1913|
|Jewel Williams||F||W||June 05, 1905||J. A. Williams|
|Robert Williams||M||W||Aug. 13, 1915|
|Lillie Wall||F||W||Dec. 28, 1909||H.H. Wall|
|Ruby Wall||F||W||Oct. 5, 1913|
|Daisy Wall||F||W||Mar. 24, 1918|
|William Stinson||M||W||Apr. 15,1904||T. J. Stinson|
|Wesley Stinson||M||W||Nov. 21, 1906|
|Augustine McClusky||F||W||Aug. 25, 1917||L.W. McClusky|
|Ervin Stevens||M||W||July 06, 1904||J. W. Stevens|
|Clyde Stevens||M||W||Mar. 15, 1907|
|Gilbert Stevens||M||W||Dec. 06, 1911|
|Joseph Stevens||M||W||Dec. 11, 1911|
|Earl Pool||M||W||July 28, 1905||J. C. Pool|
|Veda Pool||M||W||Oct. 24, 1907|
|Emma Pool||F||W||July 15, 1909|
|Hazel Pool||F||W||Dec. 11, 1913|
|Ben Pool||M||W||Feb. 13, 1916|
|Vallie Howard||F||W||Aug. 4, 1908||A. L. Howard|
|Dorothie Mason||F||W||May 22, 1914||W. W. Mason|
|Al Dee Hull||M||W||Jan. 27, 1905||J. D. Hull|
|Burlee Ingram||M||W||June 24, 1907||B. R. Ingram|
|Vadna Ingram||F||W||Sep. 24, 1912|
|Vera Davidson||F||W||Sep. 01, 1908||Belle Davidson|
Cheek and Oswalt were the Post Offices given as addresses and enemerators were Earl Pool, C. E. Watson and P. W. Poe. Oswalt was one of the original Love County school districts set up in 1908. The last school census at Oswalt was taken in 1948. At the time 21 school- age pupils were counted.
Love County Historical Society Inc….
October 2004 Quarterly Newsletter.
Old News Compiled by Laquitta Holt Ladner
Marietta Monitor Nov. 5, 1896
T. B. Graham, one of J. C. Washington’s tenants, had about 800 Lbs. of seed
cotton stolen out of the field last week. He traced the thieves to Denison where
they sold the cotton and is still after them.
J. D. Heady has purchased the Geo. Fraer property near the Methodist Episcopal church. The latter is talking of going to Florida or Mississippi.
Geo. Lunsford and Miss Lovie Parker were married last Sun. on the Blake farm. Rev. Wood officiating.
L. T. Hill and company is opening a restaurant in the Holly Bldg. which will be run in first class style.
J. A. Franklin sold one of his pool tables to August Becker of Lindsay, Texas.
Judge Love is making improvements in his power plant this fall.
W. C. Holland has secured a big lease at Durant and will move there soon.
Harold Presley and Anne Harris of this place married last Week.
Marietta Monitor Dec. 17, 1896
Albert Carroll, 10 years old son of James
Carroll of Eastman died from brain fever Sudnay.
Dr. West reports that Homer McNeil’s 5 year old son had the misfortune to fall off a fence and break his arm Saturday.
Marietta Monitor Dec. 30, 1904
The citizens of Love Valley are working on getting a Post Office. A petition is being circulated. If they are fortunate enough to secure the office the mail line that runs from here to Aquone will likely go by there.
Ed Lipscomb of Love Valley returned home from Rome, GA. Where he has been the past year working for the railroad company. He will remain in Loves Valley and engage in farming.
Marietta Monitor Nov. 6, 1914
Grady Pool and Miss Lallie Sloan two popular young people of Oswalt were united in marriage at the Baptist parsonage.
The beautifal home of M/M J. M. Alexander was the scene of a delightful informal gathering to celebrate the anniversary of Mrs. Reba Roberson’s birthday. Presend were Rev. Hamilton and wife M/M A. P. Baily, M/M Ad Mayfield, M/M T. L. Rose, Mrs. J.D. Nichols of Kennedy, Ts, mother of Mrs. Rose; Mesdames Guy Matherly, Mollie Walker, W. H. Burch, Mrs. Moore, Miss Birdie Moore, Miss Sophia Black, Irby Black, Prof. Chapman, Little Misses Eloise Rose and Pauline Baily.
L.C. Stevens and family formerly of the Batson school house neighborhood are now residents of Marietta. Mr. Stevens will write insurance for New York Life Ins. Co.
T. H. mcGehee a former citizen of this place but now living at Boswell was looking after business interests and visiting relatives here the first of the week.
Marietta Monitor Nov. 13, 1914
John Laten of Orr was here attending court.
W. W. McEntire and E. A. Gassaway of the Oswalt community were business visitors here Tuesday.
Walter Hodges, cashier at the First State Bank at Orr was a business visitor Tuesday.
Haney White has resigned his position at his brother Roland G. White’s confectionary and has opened a cleaning and pressing establishment at the Isadore Weil Old Stand at Love County News.
M. E. Harris Sup’t. of the Cornish Orphan’s Home was here Wed. in the interest of his work.
Browder Lauderdale of Saint Jo, Texas was a guest of friends here Sunday.
Rev. J. M. Hammons of Rubottom was here on business Monday.
Marietta Monitor Nov. 20, 1914
From the number of new buildings which are soon
to be started it would seem that times are getting better. Will Frensley reports
that he sold a bill of lumber for a new school house at Cross Hill for which A.
P. Baily has the contract. Dud Wilson is also having a new four room house built
east of town and Mr. Goltry is having a new house built on his farm in Loves
J. C. Chambers was here from Oswalt with cotton which he sold on the local market.
The residence and contents of J. C. Fitts and wife of Burneyville were destroyed by fire the 11th. Mrs. Fitts is visiting her parents H. C. Hale and wife of this place while a new house is being erected. M/M Fitts were in the cotton field when the house burned.
Lee Askew and family who left here some time ago and moved to Grand View, WA, like most others who leave Marietta have returned, fully convinced that Marietta is hard to beat.
McLaughlin Bros Store at Thackerville was robbed Tuesday night. The robbers gained entrance to the building through the back door and blew up the safe with nitroglycerin and got $ 40 in money and numerous articles from the stock of goods.
I have a saw mill in operation at Sivells Bend and can furnish you any kind of native lumber on short notice. Charles Boyd
Sivells Bend, Tx
Birth: To Bish Northcutt and wife Sat. , a son
To McKnight Graham and wife Monday night a 9 ½ pond son.
To L. E. Bailey and wife Tuesday, a daughter
Shady Dale News
Austin Wilcoxson is sick with slow fever.
M/M McClatchy visited relatives here this past week.
There is going to be a party at J. M. Tipton’s Friday night.
Bob Tipton of Dexter is visiting his mother and father here this week.
Hubert Grigston of Bomar has been sick with the typhoid fever.
Mr. Colston has moved to his new home near Bomar.
Marietta Monitor Oct. 17, 1924
Mrs. W. L. Hagan left Tues. for Dallas to visit
her sister during the fair, to meet her brother of Seattle, WA. Whom she had not
seen in 50 years. He will accompany her home for a visit.
Charles Homer of this city and Miss Sybil Shurbet of Addington Bend were united in marriage at the Methodist parsonage Sunday by Rev. J. L. Blamar, paster of the church.
Miss Maybell Raum who attends school at Durant spent the weekend with her parents
G. W. Raum and wife.
Cotton Pickers Needed In County
7,500 Bales of Cotton Marketed In Marietta
Liberty Theatre To Show “Covered Wagon”
810 Attend Church In Marietta Sunday
Marietta Gridsters Beat Dundee
Will Carter has purchased a new Ford Touring car. Hurley and Hugh Johnson have each bought a new Ford Roadster.
Miss Zula Shankles was a Marietta visitor Monday.
A.P. Balthrop of Marietta was a business visitor Tuesday.
Marietta Monitor Oct. 24, 1924
Cleo and A. A. Mayfield and Miss Christine
Mayfield were in Ardmore Monday attending the circus.
Miss Alice Raum and Mrs. T. C. Raum left Wed. for Dallas to see the fair and where she will buy goods for the style shop.
The people of Marsden will regret to learn that Mr. Butler and family will move away from Marsden this week.
Aunt Sarah Byrd of Ardmore was in Marsden Wednesday.
M/M Arthur Langley and little daughter were in Ardmore Monday.
Mrs. G.W. Whitfield left Sunday night for Brownfield, Tx. Where she was called to the bedside of her father.
Brother and Sister Beard of Overbrook spend Sunday with M/M Dan Roberson here.
Marietta Monitor Dec. 12, 1924
The following 3rd grand pupils of Franklin
School made a A on all subjects the third month of the school year: Oleta
Knight, Virginia Neal, DeAlva Floyd, Benson Campbell, Claude Monroe, Scoville
Monroe, Johnny Boy Tippit, Opal Sanders, Paul Coy, and Chloe Gradner.
Eastern Star Officers Installed: Emma Murphy, B. A. Dillard, Dora Matherly, Madoline Choate, Cora Dillard, Myrtle Hill, Kay Coy, Ola Burch, Mollie Jones, Emma Fountain, and Bennett Wallace.
Marietta Monitor Dec. 5, 1924
Varon Harvey who lives two miles east of town, won a free trip to the Indernational Livestock Show in Chicago and left for that place Saturday. Varon is one of four Calf Club boys. The Love County Calf Club boys are feeding 60 calves for the spring show.
Marietta Monitor Sept. 12, 1924
R. L. Mayfield while working in the Glazener home happened to a very painful accident. He was standing on a plank which slipped, threw him from the roof of the building. He suffered severe bruises and several teeth were knocked from his mouth.
Marietta Monitor Nov. 20, 1914
Walter Long and Mollie Hodges, Thackerville
J. C. Idell and Maggie Steenrod, Thackerville
Frank Baker and Passa Williams Burneyville
Marietta Monitor Dec. 12, 1924
T. G. Clements and Velma Harris Oil Springs
Lafeyette Alexander, Oil Springs and Leona Burns of Marietta
Love County Historical Society Inc….Oct. 2004 Newsletter
Love County Oklahoma Marriages
June 24. 1913 to August 31, 1913
Compiled by Laquitta Ladner
|James Morris||21||May Smith||18||June 24, 1913|
|T.H. Goodwin||24||Connie Chambless||19||June 29, 1913|
|Guy Gardner||27||Estella Rhodes||23||June 02, 1913|
|Will Campbell||24||Dollie Clayton||22||July 03, 1913|
|H.H. Kearney||22||May Johnson||16||July 03, 1913|
|C.W. Redmond||42||Ugie Holder||25||July 12, 1913|
|C.A. Davis||22||Mary Cox||19||July 19, 1913|
|J.W. Lucius||22||Ava Arnold||17||July 24, 1913|
|M.L. Hair||21||Mary Love||18||July 26, 1913|
|E.L. Gregory||26||Martha Hornbeak||18||July 28. 1913|
|J.B. Ammons||21||Albie Bridges||18||Aug. 23, 1913|
|A.M. Bruce||23||Hattie Kennette||16||Aug. 3, 1913|
|Lucian Keeton||22||Vergie Adams||18||Aug. 5, 1913|
|Dale Thomas||22||Vata Parker||19||Aug. 5, 1913|
|H.S. Testerman||20||Carra Hannah||18||Aug. 9, 1913|
|C.B. Scott||23||Ida Jackson||21||Aug. 9, 1913|
|O.B. Powers||20||Maggie Pilgrim||20||Aug. 13, 1913|
|Stoney Rogers||22||Lou Davis||19||Aug. 14, 1913|
|Adolphus Brown||24||Zora Estes||22||Aug. 17, 1913|
|W.J. King||36||Bulah Long||19||Not Executed|
|L.M. Green||22||Lena Love||22||Aug. 20, 1913|
|Labon Byrd||22||Delia Whitfield||18||Aug. 24, 1913|
|Roy Waters||19||Cora Nichols||18||Aug. 27, 1913|
|William G. Davis||27||Hazel E. Mathews||22||Aug. 27, 1913|
|T.B. Brintle||21||Sallie Pike||19||Aug. 26, 1913|
|Aaron Pickens||35||Polly May Tubbee||27||Aug. 26, 1913|
|Clyde Clayton||23||Bulah Ward||19||Aug. 28, 1913|
|Roy Stubblefield||19||Myrtle Smith||17||Aug. 31, 1913|
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