GUARDIAN ANGEL CORNER
JO ROBERSON'S OBITS AND
VIVIAN'S OBIT CORNER OF NOWATA CO., OKLAHOMA
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VARIOUS 1907 OBITUARIES
She had copied these from the mircofilm of the various Nowata Newspapers
Contributed by her daughter Nita Wesson July 9, 2007
NOWATA CO., OKLAHOMA
WILLIAM FISHER FRY, aged two years, two months and six days old, was buried in the City Cemetery on March 26, 1907. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fry, who reside five miles east of town. The services were conducted by the Baptist pastor. May the Lord comfort the sorrowing ones.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, March 29, 1907
MRS. GEORGE W. MARTIN, of Ruby, died last Sunday (April 14) in Colorado of consumption. The body reached Nowata Wednesday. Interment was held in the Martin Cemetery near Ruby. Mrs. Martin was a well know woman and her death is very generally mourned. She was a daughter of Postmaster, L.R. Schreck of Ruby. Mrs. Martin went to Colorado several months ago in the hope of regaining her health.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday April 19, 1907
The Infant child of Mr. & Mrs. ASA NANCE, residing near Wann. died Sunday (April 21) and was buried Monday in the Lenapah Cemetery.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, April 26, 1907
CHARLES RAINEY, a former resident of Watova and well know here, a light car repairer employed by the Missouri Pacific Railway Company in its Coffeyville yards, met a sad and tragic death Monday (April 22) morning a little after nine o'clock.
He was engaged in repairing the safety appliances on a box car, which stood on a siding in the yards, about 100 yards south of the Fourteenth street crossing, when another car was shunted down the track, striking the car that was being repaired with sufficient force to cause it to knock the man down and pass over his prostrate body.
The wheels of the car passed over Rainey’s body just above the waistline, cutting the garments, crushing the flesh and completely disemboweling him. Unconsciousness did not follow for some time. The mangling was so great as to make the case absolutely helpless and medical or surgical aid was powerless. Rainey lived perhaps 40 minutes after the accident occurred.
The boxcar on which Rainey was working was not standing on the regular repair track, it is said, but was standing on a track used in switching. The crew did not know, it is claimed, that any work was being done on the car at the time; mush less did they know the shunting of another car down the track would kill a man. The crew, which shunted the car, was grief stricken, and the scene following the accident was most as pitiful as the tragedy itself.
Charles Rainey was a single man, was about 26 years of age. He leaves an aged mother and a brother to suffer his loss.. Until a year ago when he went to Coffeyville, he lived in Watova. He had many friends here.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, April 26, 1907
MISS JULIA COX, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. S.M. Cox, residents of the High Prairie neighborhood west of Nowata, died Wednesday (June 5) in the University hospital in Kansas City. Miss Cox, who had been ill for several weeks, was taken to the Kansas City hospital last week, where an operation was performed. She never recovered from the operation. Cancer was the cause of death. The funeral services were held from the home of L.T. Burch, in the south part of town, this morning at 10 o’clock, Rev. H.R. Skimmerhorn officiating. Interment was held in the Nowata Cemetery. Miss Cox was an unusually sweet and charming young woman and her death will be widely mourned.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, June 7, 1907
LEE E. GALBRAITH, youngest son of Howard H. Galbraith, was instantly killed, a few minutes after 12 o'clock Saturday (June 29) night on the lease of the Fullerton oil Company, in 34-27-13, northwest of Lenapah, in the Territory.
The young man had been working for his father. Lee went to work at 12 o’clock that night. The men had been putting casing in the well and the sand line had become disarranged. It was not in the groove of the pulley at the top of the derrick, when the engine was started, and the sand line lever applied. There was a fearful jerk and the pulley fastening gave way. The pulley shot down from the top of the derrick with tremendous force, as if from the mouth of a cannon. It struck Galbraith on the top of the head, a glancing blow, killing him instantly and inflicting an awful sound.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, July 5, 1907
JAMES L. McMAINS, one of the oldest and best-known citizens of northern Indian Territory, died very suddenly Tuesday (July 16) evening at 10 o'clock at the home of his son, Webb McMains, near Hayden. Paralysis was the cause of death.
Mr. McMains was up and around all day Tuesday and ate a hearty supper that evening. He retired early and soon was the victim of the stroke, which within a short time proved fatal.
The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock, conducted by Rev. William B. Barr, with the interment in the McMains family cemetery near Ruby.
THE NOWATA ADVERTISER, Friday, July 19, 1907
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CLINE, Dorotha L. - - Surnames: Alford, Cline, Lay, Richardson, Shipley
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