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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  5 miles west of Asher
Established:  Early spring of 1871

Early in 1871, 14 covered wagons arrived in the new reservation area bringing 7 Pottawatomie families to their allotments of land.  The "wagon train" was led by Joe Melot and included:

John Anderson
Josua E. Clardy
Pete Anderson
George Pettifer
The Purjon Family
The Toupain family

By the end of 1871 the population had grown to 28 which included:
L.R. Darling
Antoine Bourbonnais
The Neadeau Family
George Young Family

Do you have photos of  Pleasant Prairie, 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.