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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  about 2 miles west and 1 mile north of where Trousdale was later established
Established:  November 18, 1884
Name believed to be an Indian name

Momet was on mail route #32119, from the Sac & Fox Agency to Johnston, south of the Canadian River, where the mail contractor, named Thompson brought the mail twice a week in a wagon.  The first postmaster was George W. Greyson.  

Some of the area inhabitants in the area of Momet included:

John R. Bodine
James B. Quintard
Estelle F. Kidney
J.A. Bagwell
J.R. Bruner
Rowell K. Vawter
Jacob B. Matjews
Delia B. Griffin
James C. Minix
Robert C. Mitchell
Luke Cossy
Leander Troutman
Jimmie E. Pollard
Thomas W. Griffin
Flora M. Cook

Do you have photos of  Momet, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at
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.