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An aunt told me that there was a connection of the SHADWICK surname with Hobart, OK. She didn't say what. Would someone be kind enough to check, especially marriages, deeds and tribal links? Or give me possible sources to check from cold, cold Wisconsin? Family tradition says SHADWICKS were Cherokee/Osage who ended up in MO about 1838 from TN.
McPHAIL, SELF, BURRESS, BURRIS, BURIES
Seek anyone with connections to the the following families who lived in Kiowa County: McPHAIL, BURRESS (BURRIS, BURIES), and SELF. For more information on these families, please visit my web page at:
I am trying to find information about Birdie Hammons Hill SNODGRASS who died in Kiowa Co. c. 1949. I wrote to the funeral home with a SASE, but they haven't responded to my query. I would like to know her death date and any other information available. I would appreciate any help on this matter. Thank you.
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I'm searching for any and all HAYSLIP's in the Kiowa County, OK area. I have quite a few names in my database that I would be willing to share if you would share what you have on this family. Many thanks. Please contact Jim Tucker.
Seeking information on Cyrennus/Sirennus FLINN/FLYNN, b. c. 1870 in KY. Living in Fannin Co., TX in 1900 with wife Nancy J. NORRIS, b. Aug 1877 in TN., and children Jerry C, b. Sept. 1893, Charlie E., b. Feb. 1895, Geneva H., b. Oct. 1896, and William D., b. Feb. 1899. All children born in TX. In 1910 he is living in Jackson Co., OK. His first wife has died and he has remarried to Mary C. MILLER, a widow(?). In 1920, he and Mary, b. c. 1877, are living in Kiowa Co., OK. Their children are : Roscoe S., b. c. 1902, Vernon P., b. c. 1904, Jewell M., b. c. 1907, Myrtle V. Miller, b.c. 1902, Joseph J. Miller b. c. 1905, and Ura D. Miller, b. c. 1907. Any information will be helpful.
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Andrew Jackson ESKEW (b. Jun. 4, 1857 VA. - d. Aug. 24, 1933 Mountain View, Kiowa Co., OK.) m. Amanda Jane LEE (b. Dec. 13, 1858 AR. d. Oct. 3, 1928 Washita Co., OK.) m. April 1, 1877 in County Line, TX. Children. Lee, Willie B., Dollie M. Arvel A. & Jessie I. ESKEW
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Marilla Young BANDY moved to Cooperton somewhere between 1905 and 1912 with children from two marriages, named MEEK or BANDY. Was he husband Albert BANDY still alive at this point? I would like to contact anyone with ties to Kiowa County MEEK's or BANDY's.
I'm searching for descendents of William Owen RILEY, b. c1870's, no dates as to birth or death, and his wife, Allie, no last name. William Owen is the father of 8-10 boys, one of them being my grandfather, Charlie Edwin RILEY, b. June 23, 1895, In Indian Territory, Hobart (?) Oklahoma. I do believe both families were in or near Hobart. His wife, my grandmother, was Nancy Mae(May) PERRY, b. Feb. 3, 1896, Texas. Charlie Edwin and Nancy Mae were married in 1914, in Hobart, OK. The boys of William Owen RILEY may have had a different mother than Allie, I was told that their mother died and their father remarried. I think that 2nd marriage may have been Allie. I also believe that quite a few of these descendents (from those 2 families) may still be in the Hobart area. Nancy's parents were James Perry and Aminta Christine Barger, b. Tennessee. Charley and Nancy left Oklahoma never to return. Both died in Eugene, OR, Nancy, Oct.4, 1951 and Charley, 1970's. Thank you for any help. Please contact Linda Adams at
BAKER, DAVIS, HARRIS
I am searching for information on my family. My grandfather was Paul DAVIS, who married Gladys BAKER. My mother, LaMarylis, was their youngest child. Other children were Anna Paulene, James Lawrence, William Perry and Ralph Leo. William and Ralph died in a housefire when they were about 7 and 9 years old in Hobart, OK. Paul DAVIS was Sheriff for a while, later moving to Oklahoma City. My mother, LaMarylis, born in Hobart, Sept. 23, 1924, was raised by Charles L. HARRIS and his wife, Willie Sara (DAVIS). Uncle Charlie and Aunt Willie lived just west of Hobart. Later they ran a nursery for children, which they called a play school. Other DAVIS relatives in the area included Abe and Jay. I believe my grandmother BAKER and Charlie and Willie HARRIS are buried there. My mother, LaMarylis, worked at a bank in Hobart. When the first shipment of nylon hose arrived at Brown's Dept. Store next door, a reporter for the Dailey Oklahoman asked her to model them, which she did. Her picture was on the front page of the paper. If anyone has any information on this family, please contact Marcia Gray Long at MLong1942@aol.com
Seeking descendents of Kelber "Kelly" ASKEW (1868-1934) and 2nd wife, Oma Mack REYNOLDS (1879-1968). Both are buried at Green Valley Cemetery, Kiowa County. Their children included: Nona Bell, Roy Hunter, Jessie Mae, Verna Rae, Melvin Cecil, Lowell Wesley and Randall Dee ASKEW. Thanks. Any information please contact Bobby J. Wadsworth at
Seeking information on Noah PHILLIPS, wife Mae BROWN. I have no other information except their son - Weldon Morris PHILLIPS - was born in Snyder, Aug. 14, 1925. Please contact Dale Phillips.
REED, Elizabeth, born 19 Feb. 1834, died 15 Jan. 1908, buried Gotebo Cemetery. Elizabeth Reed signed marriage record for her son, J. B. HARDIN Dec. 6, 1886 in Ozark Co. MO. Other sons, Ulysis Sherman HARDIN and W.B. HARDIN. Daughter, Sarah married a BENTON, lived in Picher, OK. There may be cousins named ANDERSON. These are all the clues I have for my HARDIN line. I only knew of the Ozark, MO records, untill I found a warrenty deed for Gotebo Cemetery in papers belonging to Sherman HARDIN. He purchased the lot on Jan. 17, 1908. On visiting the cemetery, I found Elizabeth Reed, who was listed as their mother on marriage records. Who was Mr. REED? When did they go to Kiowa County, OK? Were there any REED children who were half brothers or sisters to the above family? Any information Appreciated. Please contact
Looking for any information on Darius Franklin (Doc) HOLLIS who lived in the Mountain View area in the early 1900's. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Janis Norris at
Looking for Artie Missy Cissy MCGEE CRATER/KRATER. She was born in 1877 in Liberty Co., TX. She died in Watonga, Blaine Co. OK in 1947 and is buried at Mountain View, Kiowa Co. OK. she was married to Clinton Morris Crater/ Krater in 1892. They had the following children: Laura b. 1893; John b. 1894; Edward b. 1897; Tiny b. 1898; Melvin b. 1902; Alfred b. 1905; Helen b. 1909; Beulah b. 1912; Sam b. 1915; and Newman Benjamin b. 1918. Please contact Norma Karter at: email@example.com
SCHAMERHORN, CASSIDY, VASCOE
Need information on Annie SCHAMERHORN, who married ? CASSIDY. They had a son named Loren CASSIDY, who married Thelma ?. After the death of Loren, she married David VASCOE. In 1965, she wrote a letter from Waurika, OK telling of the death of Annie (age 93) and taking her back to Hobart to bury her. Please contact Dan Franklin at: DFranklin1@compuserve.com
WYRICK, SWEETMAN, WILLIAMSI'm looking for any information on the following families. Simon WYRICK m. Senia SWEETMAN, children: Earl, John Clifford. This family lived in Mountain View and are listed on the 1910 census. Alfred and Polly H. WYRICK, children: Adam Green, William Sherman, John Young and Alfred Gilbert. Alfred m. May Belle WILLIAMS. Claude and Amy WILLIAMS, children: Claude, May Belle, Jessie Myrtle, Bert and Mandy. Please contact Candi at: Cande@iName.com
I am searching for information about Lysander O. HOLLCROFT. It is written down that he is buried in Lone Wolf, OK. His brothers and sisters are: Hiram. Beauregard, Della Mae, Isa Dora, ELiza Jane and Gertie. Lysander was born between 1851 and 1860. Any information on the HOLLCROFTS or BURKETT would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Brenda Rodgers at firstname.lastname@example.org
COLYER, Henry B. b. 1835, Edwards Co. IL, m. Evaline Bunting in Edwards Co., had one daughter, Florence b. 26 Sept. 1860, Edwards Co. IL, d. 26 Oct. 1865, Edwards Co. IL. Henry and wife reportedly settled in Snyder OK, buried in Snyder Cemetery. Looking for confirmation of this or any info on Henry and family. They may have had other children after death of daughter in IL. Have extensive info to share, am a direct descendent of Henry's sister. Please contact Donna Colyer Hunt at: email@example.com
Richard "Dick" Faris MOORE, b. about 1887 in Indian Territory, d. 192?? OK. Looking for information on this line of MOORE's. They were living in Hobart in 1927, where my uncle, Joe Paul MOORE was born. His father was Richard. Need to documnet their location. Richard was a farmer and travelled AL, AR, IT/OT, OK and TX. Need to know Richard's parents names. Any information on this line of MOORE's appreciated. Please contact Brenda at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for information on the families of James Robert WRIGHT, married Mary Ann KITCHENS and John Thomas WRIGHT married Belle KITCHENS and the John MARLER family who setteld around Hobart about 1910. Any information on these families will be appreciated. Please contact Paul Wright at: email@example.com
CARLTON, HILLYARD, HALL, CHANCE, WEYRICK
I'm looking for others researching the family of John Henry CARLTON and Sarah Elizabeth HILLYARD. Their daughter Etta Green CARLTON and her husband, Robert Pneuno HALL were living near Roosevelt in Kiowa County by 1904. After John Henry CARLTON died in 1905, his widow and some of his remaining children moved to Kiowa County. William Henry, George Winfield, Ruth May (who married Carl CHANCE), Grace Cornelius (who married Chalres WEYRICK), and Earl Raymond all moved to Kiowa County. Another child of John Henry CARLTON, Martin Van Buren CARLTON, may also have spent some time in Kiowa County but returned to Texas. Please contact Ann McGuffey: firstname.lastname@example.org
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