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"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  5 miles southwest of Tecumseh
Existed:  May 13, 1905 - December 31, 1905
Named for: Dr. N. Sewell

Dr. Sewell came to the county in 1899.  Jonathan F. Winters waas the first Postmaster.

Several years after the town ceased, the same area where the community began, was called Brooksville.  Other families living near the town were:

Alexander D. Wyant
Thomas J. Hitman
E.W. Osborn
Henry Smallbeck
C.W. Miller
B.F. Burton
Jacob B. Ward
Miles Fowler
Jonathan F Waters
G.E. Legg
Lucy Tate
J.D. White


Do you have photos of  Sewell, 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.