EASON
"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  Eight miles west of Adell Post Office
Existed:  October 20, 1893 until February 14, 1904
Named for:  Lou M. Eason, first postmaster

The town began when Scott Eason opened a general store shortly after he homesteaded 160 acres in the run of 1891. The store was first located only about a half mile east of the Cleveland County line.  J. F. “Jim” Quillan came to the county in 1895 and started a large general store in the new location of  Eason in 1898, in a two story building.   L. C. Holloway owned 320 acres near Eason and had homesteaded in 1891 and was the treasurer of Eason township in 1900.   Nate P. Willis, owner of Eason Nursery and Fruit farm, arrived in 1892.  His apples won First Place at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis.  He had the first irrigated farm in the county, using windmills to pump the water from his wells. 
 
 
 
 

Do you have photos of  Eason, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at 
pottcounty@gmail.com
We would love to have pictures of each post office; schools; churches, people/families.

 

 

Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.

 
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