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Indian Cemetery
Johnston County, Oklahoma

 

located 1 1/2 miles southeast of Milburn, Oklahoma

 

Information about the Indian Cemetery in Johnston County, OK
was submitted by Helen L. Taylor of Milburn Oklahoma.
She is the grand-daughter of Tandy Lee HEARRELL.

Transcribed to Electronic form by Ronda Redden
Published in The Oklahoma Genealogical Society Quarterly
Volume 27, Number 3, 1982

Name

Birth

Death

BYNUM, Elizabeth (dau of Joe and Alice BYNUM)

14 Oct 1881

Aug 1882

COLLINS, Ada (wife of C. COLLINS)

1 Sept 1861

23 March 1886

COLLINS, Charles Melton (son of Ed and Elsie COLLINS)

17 Oct 1885

26 July 1890

COLLINS, Elsie (wife of E.D. COLLINS)

15 Dec 1858

17 July 1887

CRAVATT, Susan

13 Dec 1856

11 July 1879

HARRIS, Daniel

22 Aug 1799

1874

HARRIS, Eloy (wife of Daniel HARRIS)

1810

1886

HARRIS, J.D.

1828

1889

McKINNEY, Eva (wife of A.J. McKINNEY)

12 Nov 1855

17 Nov 1889

There is a legend that there are five slaves buried in a common grave,
near the gate on the west side.

 

 

 

 

 

An excerpt from A History of the Choctaw, Chickasaw and Natchex Indians,
by Horatio Bardwell Cushman:

John Cravat, a Frenchman, married a Choctaw They had two daughters, Nancy and Rebecca, who were both married to Louis LeFLORE. After the death of his Choctaw wife, Mr. Cravat married a Chickasaw. They had four sons; Thomas, Jefferson, William and Charles; and a daughter, Elsie (Eloy), who married Daniel Harris, a white man. They became the parents of Colonel J.D. HARRIS, who married Catherine NAIL,
the fourth daughter of Joel H. NAIL.

 

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