Looking for information about the following family:
Jonathan Oliver WRIGHT (a carpenter) and Sarah Jane
Naomi WRIGHT, was born in a sod house near Hennessey,
Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, on 4 September 1904. (my
Ruth WRIGHT who married ??? in Oklahoma, and had one
Looking for information about the following family:
Benjamin and Synthia PARNELL
Sarah Jane PARNELL (married Jonathan Oliver WRIGHT)
William T PARNELL (married Ruey MEEK),
Elmer R PARNELL (married Sarah TAGGART, ?then Belle?)
Stephen A PARNELL (married Mary STATES).
Four of these five families settled in Kingfisher County;
Elmer settled in Garfield Co. Stephen and William later
moved to Kiowa Co. Benjamin and Synthia died in Oklahoma.
Jonathan and his family returned to Harrison County,
Looking for GIBSON information. Mary Ann GIBSON (nee
WATTS) widow of William Carroll GIBSON came to Oklahoma
and homesteaded with her son James Lane GIBSON and his
wife Isola L. GIBSON (nee BALLOU) at Lacey where she died
Any one knowing Art and Louise (maiden name Summersit
(spelling)) Jackson, probably lived in Kingfisher, Ok in
late 1800's or early 1900's Childrens names were Glen A.
Jackson Ardene Jackson Elden Jackson
My birth Father is James LeRoy FERRIS. Born in
Kingfisher, Oklahoma 1913. Sisters were Alice
FERRIS,(Livelsberger-Calif.)and Margaret FERRIS
(Busby-Pomona,CA). Brothers Thomas and Francis.This is
the shortest branch on my family tree,If any knows this
family or has records about them, I'ld appreciate hearing
LeRoy James (Ferris or Farris) Martinson
Looking for information on my father's family:
Name - Charles Trafton STEPHENSON
Born - March 6, 1893
Fathers Name - Arthur STEPHENSON
Mothers Name - Alma T. GREGG
They were married June 7, 1892
Looking for information on John HOLST. He died in or near
Dover, in Kingfisher Co., in the early 1930s. When he
died, he was living in some type of special-care home, or
perhaps on a county farm? He was my gr-great uncle, and
I'd like to fill-in this portion of our family tree!
Henry K. BOWERMAN (b. abt 1848, MI) and his wife, Ann
Elizabeth GREENLEY (b. Yorkshire, England, Oct 1856)
married in Blackhawk Co., IA, and in the 1880s relocated
to Hennessey, OK. They had Charles (b. abt 1875), Nettie
(b. abt 1877), Myrtle (b. abt 1879), Henry K. (b. abt
1881), Roy W. (b. abt 1883), Elba (b. abt 1889), and John
R, (b. 1894). Seek descendants and info on this family.
Henry and Ann died in Hennessey. Some of children may
have moved away after marrying. Thank you very much.
Scott T. Kraus
Wish to correspond with anyone interested in SCOTT family
of c1900 Kingfisher County, Oklahoma. My grandfather IRA
ALLEN SCOTT born near Cashion, Kingfisher, OK on 27 Aug
1901. Prior to moving to Kingfisher County, family was in
Lancaster Co Nebraska.
Looking for any information on Frank MUNGER and his wife
Fanny. Frank b. 1860's in Ohio and was in the 1900 and
1910 Census's in Kingfisher Co., Ohio. Children: Henry b.
1896 m. Carrie Ethel WRIGHT, Jessie who married Charles
PALMER and several others. Henry MUNGER moved to Monroe
Co., Missouri but I cannot find any records on the rest
of the family. Need Frank's death date (poss. in
Kingfisher Co.,) and same for Fanny.
Joseph R. LINDLEY (b. Dec 1861 in IL) and his wife Sarah
C. BRYANT (b. Aug 1865 in IL) moved to Kingfisher Co.
from Shelby Co. IL between 1902 and 1905. Their children
Harry R. LINDLEY, b. Oct., 1887 IL married Nora about
Lloyd LINDLEY, b. Nov. 1892 IL married Marie E. (possibly
died March 1971)
Grace E. LINDLEY, b. Apr. 1895 IL
Edith P. LINDLEY, b. May 1897 IL
Edgar LINDLEY, b. Mar 1900 IL. Died before 1910
Emery LINDLEY, b. about 1902 IL
Mabel LINDLEY, b. about 1905 OK
There were 10 children in this family. I need the names
of the others, who all died before 1910.
Sarah C. BRYANT LINDLEY died before 1910. I need date and
Joseph married a woman named Cleo before 1920. I need the
I also need information about Elizabeth POWELL and Samuel
BRYANT, the parents of Sarah C. BRYANT LINDLEY. Elizabeth
died in 1917 and is buried in Illinois, but there is no
Illinois death certificate. Where did she die?
I'd be grateful for any information about this family.
I'm willing to share what I have.
Leah Gilbreath Gonzalez
The MCVICKER families were in Kingfisher Co. in the early
1900's. ZION MCVICKER, whose husband WASHINGTON ARCHIBALD
MCVICKER was killed by outlaws in 1889 lived near her
husband's brother. WILLIAM DAVID MCVICKER. Living with
this family was his mother SARAH JANE PERFECT MCVICKER.
Anyone with inforomatin or related to this family, please
PROUTY / PARKER
I am searching the surnames PROUTY and PARKER..Cyrus T.
PROUTY was married to Julia Franklin VAN ARSDALE..Cyrus
was the postmaster in Kingfisher, Kingfisher Co., OK..he
had a son Charles Franklin PROUTY who married Winifred
Edna PARKER..daughter of the founder of Kingfisher
College, Rev. Joseph Homer PARKER and wife Carrie Adella
GRISWOLD.. I would like to get any information on
surnames connected to either the PROUTY or PARKER lines
mentioned above...will gladly share...
PROUTY ET AL
I am researching the surnames PROUTY, VAN ARSDALE,
WILKINSON, PARKER, KELLY, GORE, BURNSIDE, and UNDERWOOD
in Kingfisher County, OK. Supposedly Cyrus T. Prouty was
Postmaster of Kingfisher, OK and Rev. Joseph Homer Parker
was the founder of Kingfisher College in Kingfisher. I am
looking for any information in regard to these particular
surnames, as I am wanting to compile the descendants.
713 Fifth Avenue Place
Coralville, Iowa 52241
I am looking for information on my g-grandfather, Alfred
WYRICK b. Sep 1835 in (Wythe Co.?) VA. He married Polly
H. ?? around 1861 in TN or VA. Alfred, Polly, and their
children are listed on the 1900 OK Census, in Kingfisher
Co., Kingfisher City. The children of Alfred and Polly
are: Adam Green WYRICK b. Aug 1863, William Sherman
WYRICK b. abt 1866, Margaret L. WYRICK b. abt 1868, A. B.
WYRICK (female) b. abt 1871, John Young WYRICK b. abt
1878, Simon D. WYRICK b. Nov 17, 1878 m. Senia L. ?? d.
Feb 1968, and Alfred Gilbert WYRICK b. Sep 27, 1881 m.
May Bell WILLIAMS d. abt 1955. If you have any
information on this family it would be greatly
Looking for any information on Benjamin RENSHAW, my
husband's grandfather who lived near Hennessey. Who was
his spouse? Some of his children were, Mary Maybelle,
Agnes, Helen and Frank.
Looking for info on Claude Marshall married to Pearl
DeMott. three of four sons; Paul, Bill, Lee.
POE / HALL / VAN DEREN / HOPKINS / TAYLOR
I am searching for additional informtion on the above
families. They were all related and lived in rural
Hennessey and Dover areas. I especially would like info.
on James W. POE, b:c1880 in KY, married Liney TAYLOR in
Dover and died in Enid c1974.
Marcie Van Deren
SNOW / HARSHEL
Searching for information on James Jacob SNOW and wife
Mary Jane HARSHEL. made the 1889 land run from Wanamaker
Township, page 893 of 1890 census. Settled in Kingfisher
County, my GGrandfather was their son Francis Marion SNOW
he was born in Kidder Missouri 7-3-1877. Need any and all
information on this family.
Darla Gilliland Hoffman
William H. ZORNS b. c1837, Ripley Twp, Rush Co., IN, died
16 Jun 1890, near Hennessey, Kingfisher Co., OK. He lived
on the farm of Mr J. E. Hammond, a mile and a half west
of town. Does anyone know where he was buried? Is there a
stone? Any help would sure be appreciated.
HOYT / WATKINS
Looking for information (especially an obituary) for
Hiram C. HOYT who died in Cashion, Kingfisher County on
June 25, 1891. He was married to Sylvia WATKINS. I assume
she also died in Cashion.
Seeking any information (obit, cemetery, bio. etc) @James
Samuel "Sam" TUCKER 1 OCT 1839/12 MAR 1911
m.2nd Belle Robinson abt 1901. Belle b. 1861. Dau I B
3090 S Pitkin Way
Aurora CO 80013
SLIDER / LEE
I'm researching families of John L. SLIDER and Mary Ethel
(Mamie) LEE SLIDER who were married in Dover, Kingfisher
Co. in 1900. I'm happy to exchange any information.
MAUK / WILSON
I am looking for info on my great grandparents. Both
lived in Dover, OK. My great grandfather's name was Roy
Mauk. There is an old building in Dover with the name
Mauk on it. My great grandmother's maiden name was Turza
Beatrice Wilson (?).
They had two children Rita Mae Mauk & Roy Neutan
Searching for information on the MCKISSICK family of
Hennessey, Kingfisher Co., OK c.1908-?. Miretta Pearl
MCKISSICK (b.1888, KS d. 1964, FL) married Edward Arthur
RAINEY (b.1879, Gentry Co., MO, d.FL? ) in 1908,
Kingfisher Co., OK. ...am not able to locate Miretta's
family in Kingfisher at this time. Her parents were John
J. MCKISSICK and Mary IRWIN (both b.PA, unknown county or
date). Cannot tell when they moved from KS to OK. Any
information on PA/KS and especially OK MCKISSICK's would
be very helpful.
Kristin Rainey Rumble.
GURN / KINDER
I would like information of a Charles and Mary Angelina
(Young) GURN. 1845-1931. I believe he is buried at
Kingfisher. Also a Thomas and Maria Jane (Sims)
KINDER.1831-1921. They are my Great Grand Parents. Thanks
for any information.
I am looking any information on the HARVEY family,
Particular any information previous to Harry and Maggie.
Harry Harvey III
SMITH, James A., Was in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 1900
according to the obituary of his brother William SMITH,
of Sims, Illinois, Wayne County. Looking for James A.
Smith's descendants. James A., youngest son of William
& Katherine SMITH, was born in Wayne County, Illinois
about 1858. He had 2 older brothers, William (my
ggrandfather, born in Belmont Co., Ohio, Sept. 1852) and
Malen (born in Wayne Co., Illinois in 1855). Both William
and Malen stayed in Wayne County and had large (>10)
families. Want to learn more about James A. and would be
happy to discuss Smith family. Have one picture of all
three brothers and also a picture of an unknown young
lady taken in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.
Robert M. Jones
BARNEY / BALDWIN / BORRELL
Interested in contacting descendants of Kenneth Warren
BARNEY who married Hazel Geneva BORRELL 5/23/1928 @
Barney Farm near Dover, OK. Also descendants of Glen
Gideon BALDWIN who married Verna Lola Borrell 10/20/1931
in Kingfisher, OK. Also descendants of Ivan Clyde BORRELL
who married 9/29/1940 Gladys Louise PRICE @ Barney Farm
near Dover, OK.
James L. Benson
BURGETT / STALDER
Searching for info on BURGETT and STALDER families who
settled in Kingfisher Co.,OK in 1890's. Any info
Seeking ancestry information for my mother, Evelynn Grace
BEEBE, adopted 1939 (?) in Kingfisher County by David and
Hattie LYNN. Father's name: Raymond BEEBE, mother's name:
Josephine. Mother has been located. Desire BEEBE family
history dating back to 1650. Grand father is John David
BEEBE. Greatgrandfather is William Allen (Alan)
BEEBE--desire information regarding wife of William as
well (name is believed to have been Cora Mae
Valerie L. Lovelace
I am looking for information on LYDIA PETERSON. Lydia
Peterson was the mother of Isibindia Clarinda B.
Peterson, who first married Charles E. Meeker on February
7, 1875 in Missouri. Meeker died September 26, 1875.
Isibindia subsequently married Francis M. ALYEA on May
10, 1876. Information on Isibindia is from an affidavit
signed by Lydia PETERSON on June 22, 1901 in Kingfisher
In the affidavit, Lydia PETERSON stated that she was 80
years old, so would have been born about 1821. PETERSON
is the married name. Maiden name is unknown. It is
possible that LYDIA PETERSON may be Indian. We would like
more information on her and possible Indian background.
Joan M. Alyea
I am looking for information on the Joseph Doughty SEAL
family. Joseph SEAL and his wife Nancy Elizabeth MCCALL,
(daughter of Samuel MCCALL and Jane PORTER) moved to
Kingfisher Co., OK before 1890 and lived near Cashion.
Their children were Joseph Benjamin SEAL b 1864, Sarah
SEAL b. 1870, Margaret SEAL b 1874 (she married 1st
William STILLWELL and 2nd John B. CALHOUN), Thomas SEAL b
1877, William SEAL b 1879, David SEAL b 1881, Daniel SEAL
b 1986, and Hetty SEAL b 1888. Joseph Doughty SEAL's
father was James SEAL and his mother was Martha DOUGHTY
daughter of Elijah DOUGHTY.
GRIM / SHATTO / KOONTZ
Searching for information on the George William GRIM ,
Catharine SHATTO family. Also seeking information on the
Clementz Robert KOONTZ , Malissa Ann GRIM family. Malissa
was the daughter of George and Catharine. They lived in
Kingfisher Co in the late 1800's. I have a little
information to share.
David A. Lewis
HYATT / SCHULTZ / DRISCOLL / LOWMAN / CHURCHILL
I am searching for additional information on these names.
They are the surnames of the spouses of the children of
William HOPKINS and Nancy SMITH. I believe they were all
married in Kingfisher Co, OK before 1890. If you have a
HOPKINS marriage in one of the above lines please contact
me. I do not know anything about them other that they
were legatees in William's estate in 1902 in Kingfisher
Co., OK. It gave their married name, age, and residence
at the time of probate. Since the courthouse burned in
1900, is has been very hard to find marriages for these 4
daughters and 1 son.
Marcie Van Deren
825 Helena Flats Rd.
Kalispell, MT 59901-6658
WALDO / LIVINGSTON(E) / CAUGH(E)Y / YOUNGBLOOD
I am searching for the surnames:WALDO, LIVINGSTON or
-STONE, CAUGHY or -EY, YOUNGBLOOD.My grandmother's father
was Albert Ross WALDO. He was born 2-7-1859 and died
9-8-1918. He was married to Eunice Abigail LIVINGSTON or
LIVINGSTONE. She was born 7-29-1864, and died 2-2-1929.
They had 6 children: 1. Harry Albert, 2. LeRoy Nathaniel
3. Jesse James 4. Della Mae 5. Charlotte (Lottie) 6.
Lillie Eva. I do not know who Albert Ross Waldo's parents
were. Eunice Abigail's parents were Nathaniel LIVINGSTON
or LIVINGSTONE and Martha YOUNGBLOOD. Nathaniel was born
around 1843 and was alive in 1870. Martha was born around
1845 and was alive in 1870. Eunice Abigail had a brother
Robert born around 1866 and a sister Sarah born around
1868. Any information you could find would be extremely
CAUGH(E)Y / PHILLIPS
I am searching for any information on CAUGHYor CAUGHEY,
and PHILLIPS. My grandfather's father was William Thomas
PHILLIPS, his mother was Mary Melinda CAUGHY. I have no
dates available. William Thomas PHILLIPS's father was
J.W. (Pappy) PHILLIPS ( I believe J. stands for Jim or
James). William's mother was Ella. I do not have her
maiden name. William and Alta had 5 children: 1. Ed
(stillborn) 2. Paul (stillborn) 3. Alta Edna 4. Arnold
who was adopted by William Hazen. 5. Emery Homer (Nub)
There may be 3 more children. J.W. PHILLIPS had 2
brothers. Any help would be very much appreciated.
I am trying to locate information on Georgia Edna (nee
Sherod) RAYBERN, Born Oct. 16, 1885 in Missouri (we
think). She died in Kingfisher, OK. Nov. 23, 1968,
according to family records & recollection. She was
married to a Lewis (Louis) Felix RAYBERN, Feb. 10, 1904,
again in MO. Georgia is my great grandmother. She may (or
may not) be the illegitimate daughter of Molly (Mary)
CARPENTER. As with all of these, many stories abound. I
would appreciate any information or direction you might
be able to give.
I am searching for information on King (David) FISHER of
Kingfisher Oklahoma. He was my great, great, grandfather.
ANDERSON / CARVER
Would like to corresponde with anyone doing research on
Henry Hogan ANDERSON DOB 09 Dec. 1867 in Texas. He
married Melissa CARVER where unk, approx 1890. He was
living in Kingfisher Co, Ok. 1892
Seeking information regarding JOHN CHESTER HILL and any
family related to him. He married NADINE BROWN and at
least one child of 4 DOROTHY HILL was born in Kingfisher
in 1918. He was my great grandfather.
Seeking information on this family Fred H. MILES---Had a
wife named Sadie ? On the 1920 census he was living in
Kingfisher City,Kingfisher County also showed him owning
a farm in Kingfisher county. He may have also been
involed in newspaper business. Would like to know where
he died and where he and his wife are buried. Also would
like to know if they had any children. Appreciate any
I have extensive info on ancestry of Kingfisher farmer
Edward "Ned" F. Gould (born 1852), and would
like to hear from descendants, or find what info you have
about him. He married 1882 Masie Ann Suddarth, and had
Robert, Arthur, Edward and Margaret.
Query=I am searching for any information on my
g-grandfather, Robert Leslie MCPHERSON. He was born in
Kingfisher, Ok in 1893 to Samule Edgar MCPHERSON and
Florence HOPPER. They had two other children that I know
of, Claud MCPHERSON and Ed MCPHERSON.I know this is not
much to go on but it is all I have.
WILSON Roy O born May 27, 1891 in Kingfisher, OK.
Graduted from Hennessey High School about 1907 or 1908.
His father was WILSON, James F. born 1 Nov 1850.
Looking for infromation on family of John J. PREECE,
resident of Kingfisher from 1880s to 1920s. His daughter
Bertha married HADDEN and lived in the area in the 1920s
and 1930s. Any information would be most appreciated.
Looking for information on Elihu Wilson. I have a pretty
good file on the Wilsons down from Elihu but I can't get
any further back than when he was born and where. There
were 3000 Wilsons in that area by 1810.
Betty (West) Eby
FARRINGTON, MARTIN, MOORE
Need information on Frances Clyman FARRINGTON 1926-27,
Dorothy Ann MOORE 1942-43, and Terry Annette MARTIN
1960-61. They were Grand Worthy Advisors' for the
International Order of the Rainbow for Girls. Information
is needed for the 75th anniversary of its founding.
I am looking for obituary or info re: Goldsmith (Gola)
KERSEY who died at Kingfisher Dec 29, 1893. I believe he
died of a gunshot wound. His parents lived at Fairview in
DIXON / GILBERT
I would like a marriage date for Alpheus Baker DIXON and
Annie Laurie GILBERT Approximately early 1900's.
Looking for anyone that is researching the surname
"PERRY" in and around Kingfisher Co. OK. My
Seaborn PERRY was born in Denton Co. Texas in the 188o's.
At one time he was living in Shawnee,OK. He had 4 sons,
Richard PERRY, Waynard PERRY, Kenneth PERRY and one I
don't know his name. I know at one time Kenneth PERRY
lived in Kingfisher Co. OK. He may have died in 1974.
Anyone recognize any of these PERRY names please contact
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